Toyota Corolla Cross

Toyota Corolla Cross Car News in the Philippines

  • Toyota Corolla Cross recalled abroad: PH units not affected

    Still reeling from the Daihatsu "notchgate" and the Hybrid Raize crash test controversies, Toyota is again in hot water as its Toyota Corolla Cross is being recalled in two markets for two different reasons. The popular crossover is being recalled in Australia, with around 1,285 affected by a parking brake issue for units produced between February 2022 and April 2023. Meanwhile, it is also being recalled in North America, covering 96,000 Corolla Cross models that were produced between 2022 to 20

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Jun 1, 2023

  • What hybrid models qualify for coding exemptions according to EVIDA law?

    Hybrid vehicles are becoming more popular in the Philippines thanks to their fuel-saving capabilities and advancements in battery technology. We saw an influx of new hybrid vehicles, with popular nameplates being the Toyota Corolla Cross and, more recently, the Haval Jolion and Haval H6 which have entered the market with hybrid technology under the hood. Hybrid vehicles also come with certain perks under Republic Act 11697 or the Electric Vehicle Industry Development Act (EVIDA), where electrifi

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    May 28, 2023

  • AutoFun Philippines Rearview Roundup: Chinese cars and fast cars

    It is the last Sunday of May! And this time, we start with an important message – stay safe and stay home, if possible. This is amid the fly-by of Super Typhoon “Betty,” which is pouring heavy rains in various parts of the country. While you’re staying nice and dry, here’s this weekend’s edition of the AutoFun Philippines Rearview Roundup, where we picked your five favorite stories from May 22 to 28, 2023. A new boss is coming SAIC, as many of you know, is the mother company of the Chinese car b

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    May 28, 2023

  • SPEC SHOWDOWN: Haval Jolion Hybrid vs. Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid

    Hybrid vehicles are becoming popular in the Philippines because of the fuel savings and the technology they offer. It also helps that these vehicles are coding exempt, which is excellent for the average car buyer. Toyota Philippines was one of the early adopters of this technology as it brought in the Toyota Prius in 2009. While expensive then, it was priced at ₱2.25 million, the Japanese brand brought in more affordable options only in the past few years, such as the Camry Hybrid, the RAV4 Hybr

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    May 23, 2023

  • ASEAN Toyota Yaris Cross premieres in Indonesia, features first-in-class hybrid powertrain

    Toyota has unveiled the ASEAN-market All-New Yaris Cross, a medium urban SUV that slots between the Toyota Raize (Specs | News) and the Corolla Cross. And our colleagues from AutoFun Indonesia were on hand to cover and take photos of the World Premiere. According to the Chief Engineer of the All-New Yaris Cross, Toru Uda, "We wanted to create a vehicle that embodies both youthful and fun driving experiences while maintaining the ruggedness and dependability of a crossover. The All-New Yaris Cros

    Mikko DavidMikko David

    May 15, 2023

  • Toyota still leads global sales, Toyota RAV4 is best-selling car in 2022 - JATO Dynamics report

    Toyota is still a dominant force in the international market. According to a global sales research report by JATO Dynamics, five of the Japanese brand's vehicles were in the top 10 best-selling cars in 2022. The Toyota RAV4 scored the top spot with over a million sales recorded, with 43 percent coming from the United States and Canada. The RAV4 was followed closely behind by the Toyota Corolla sedan, the Toyota Camry, the Toyota Hilux, and the Toyota Corolla Cross, which were all in the Top 10.

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    May 9, 2023

  • Are they really hybrids? The pros and cons of mild-hybrid cars

    Hybrid vehicles have slowly begun to become popular in the Philippine market. Automakers are increasingly releasing these kinds of cars, hoping to capitalize on the growing demand. Recent additions to the Philippine market include the likes of the Toyota Corolla Hybrid, Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid, Haval H6 and the Haval Jolion. Meanwhile, the likes of the Geely Okavango and the recently launched Suzuki Ertiga Hybrid are classified as "mild" hybrid vehicles. But just how do mild hybrids work? Wh

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Apr 25, 2023

  • Toyota Philippines bumps 2023 prices for Corolla Cross, Hilux

    Toyota Motor Philippines has increased the price of the Toyota Corolla Cross, and Toyota Hilux for 2023. This marks the second time Toyota has increased the pricing of the Hilux since their recent spec upgrade in August 2022. Why the price increase? The Toyota Hilux now gets local data communication modules (LDCM) connected to the car’s electronic control unit that lets the vehicle send data like fuel level, warnings, and kilometer readings to the brand’s local and regional servers. All variants

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Jan 27, 2023

  • Toyota kicks off hybrid-vehicle mall tour at Alabang Town Center on Jan. 19-22

    Toyota has significantly contributed to the popularity and development of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) since it launched the original Toyota Prius in 1997. Over the last decade, the Japanese carmaker has also rolled out a wide range of hybrid cars in the Philippines that offer incredible fuel economy without the range anxiety that battery EVs still get because of insufficient charging stations. Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) announced in a January 2023 press statement that it is showcasing its

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Jan 21, 2023

  • FAST DEAL: Pay only ₱6,256 a month for a brand-new Toyota Wigo until Jan. 31

    Have you ever wanted to have your brand-new Toyota Wigo, but you can’t handle heavy monthly payments? Toyota Motor Philippines said in a January 2023 press statement that you can bring home the Wigo 1.0 E M/T at just ₱6,256 a month through its Pay Light option, which requires a 50-percent downpayment and 60 months amortization. The same financing plan means you can also have a Toyota Veloz 1.5 G CVT at ₱13,210 a month or a Toyota Rush E 1.5 M/T at ₱10,724 a month. The Pay Light option is availab

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Jan 17, 2023

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