Is the Toyota Corolla Cross available in Malaysia?
Yes, UMW Toyota Motor recently launched the 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross for the Malaysian market. they have brought in 2 variants of this model, the 1.8G and 1.8V models respectively.
How much is the Toyota Corolla Cross?
The 2 variants are priced at RM124,000 (1.8G) and RM134,000 (1.8V) respectively. The price comes with a 5-year unlimited mileage warranty.
Is the Toyota Corolla Cross made in Malaysia?
The first batch will be imported from their manufacturing plant in Thailand (making them CBU units). After that, it will be assembled locally from Bukit Raja. This will make it the first TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture) car which is made in Malaysia.
Which segment does the Toyota Corolla Cross belong to?
This car was intended to be a C-segment crossover for the ASEAN market. In Malaysia however, the Corolla Cross is classified as a B-Segment SUV, competing with the likes of the Honda HR-V.
What is the engine used in the Toyota Corolla Cross?
Under the hood is the 4-cylinder petrol dual VVT-I 2ZR-FE 1.8 liter engine paired with its CVT with Sequential Shiftmatic gearbox. This pushes out 139 PS and 172Nm of torque.
What accessories come with the 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross?
There are differences between the 2 variants. The 1.8G comes with halogen lamps with daytime running lights, LED fog lamps and 17-inch twin five-spoke wheels. On the 1.8V meanwhile, you get bi-LED headlights with daytime running lights and 18-inch alloy rims. On top of that, you will also get LED taillights. Powered tailgate with kick sensor, powered side mirrors and blind-spot monitoring come standard on both variants.
Inside the car, you will get a 4.3-inch info display on the dashboard as well as a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Leather seats and single-zone automatic climate control also comes as standard. The 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system lets you connect to most of your mobile devices. In terms of boot space, you get 440 liters which is larger than its competitors while the rear bench gives you a 60:40 split.
What safety features are included in the Toyota Corolla Cross?
For the 1.8G variant, you get blind-spot monitoring, passive cruise control, front and rear parking sensors, rear cross-traffic alert and 7 airbags. It also comes with a 360-degree surround-view camera. The 1.8V version meanwhile comes with the Toyota Safety Sense system that gives you perks like lane tracing assist, lane departure alert with steering assist, autonomous emergency braking, adaptive cruise control and more.