The Toyota Corolla Cross is a compact crossover SUV produced by the Japanese automaker Toyota. The Corolla Cross in Kenya is gaining Popularity due to its outstanding design. It is positioned between the C-HR and RAV4 within Toyota’s crossover SUV lineup. The Toyota Cross in South Africa is quite popular too. The Corolla Cross is the second Toyota crossover built on the TNGA-C platform, after the smaller C-HR which was launched in 2016. Corolla Cross offers a 1.8-litre engine with a CVT transmission. The Corolla Cross uses a new torsion-beam suspension design that has been developed to offer a “stable, cushioned ride”. Built based on Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform, the Corolla Cross is able to achieve high-quality performance, a comfortable ride, and outstanding quietness.
This small SUV rivals the Mazda CX-30 which is very close in specifications.
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The Corolla Cross Dimensions
The Corolla Cross has length of 4460mm (175.6 Inch), a width of 1,825mm (71.9 Inch), a height of 1620mm (63.8 Inch) and a wheelbase of 2640mm (103.9 inch) . The car has a weight of 1325Kg (2,921 lb) for the petrol version and 1385 KG (3053 lb ) for the hybrid version.
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Toyota Corolla Cross Performance
The conventional petrol model uses a 1.8-litre 2ZR-FE regular/2ZR-FBE flex fuel that produces 103 kW (138 hp; 140 PS) at 6,000 rpm and 177 N⋅m (131 lb⋅ft) of torque at 4,000 rpm.
The 2.0-litre M20A-FKS regular/M20A-FKB flex fuel four-cylinder petrol engines produces 126–130 kW (169–174 hp; 171–177 PS) at 6,600 rpm and 207–210 N⋅m (153–155 lb⋅ft) of torque at 4,400–4,800 rpm.
The Corolla Cross Hybrid Performance
The Hybrid varinats gets the 1.8 -litre 2ZR-FXE four cylinder petrol engine. The engine produces 72kW (97 hp; 98 PS) at 5200rpm and 142 N.m of torque. The transmission is a eCVT that works together with a 6.5-Ah nickel- metal hydride battery rattwd at 53kW (71 hp). This provides a total system output of 90kW (121hp and 122PS)
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Toyota Corolla Cross Pricing
The Toyota Corolla Pricing starts from $23 535 in South Africa. The Corolla Cross pricing is higher in African Countries like Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria. According to Toyota South Africa, Corolla Cross starting Price in South Africa is $23 535. According to Toyota Kenya, the Toyota Corolla Cross in Kenya will cost Ksh. 4.33M,
Toyota Corolla Cross Fuel Consumption
The Toyota Corolla Cross fuel economy is clamed to be 30Mpg City and 33Mpg Highway.
Corolla Cross in Thailand
In Thailand, the corolla cross started production in the late 2020. They produced a 1.8 sport, Hybrid smart, Hybrid Premium and Hybrid premium safety grade levels.
The Corolla Cross in Kenya
The Corolla Cross was launched in Kenya in November 2020. Toyota Corolla cross in Kenya is offered in two models. The 1.8L limited and the 1.8L Executive.
Toyota Corolla Cross South Africa
The Toyota Corolla Cross South Africa was reviewed some time in 2021. The car is gaining popularity in South Africa new car Market due to its design and affordability.
Toyota Corolla Cross Price in South Africa
The Toyota corolla Cross Price South Africa starts from R360400 for the 1.8Xi CVT, from R401800 that is $26409 for the 18XS CVT, R438 200 for the 18XS and 461 700 for the 18XR CVT HV model.
Toyota Corolla Cross in USA
The Corolla Cross 2022 will soon be produced in USA. Tentatively by Q4 of 2021
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Corolla Cross in Kenya Warranty
Toyota Kenya provides a three year or 100,000 Kilometers limited warranty for the corolla Cross.
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Toyota Corolla Cross Price in Kenya
A Brand new Toyota Corolla Cross in Kenya Costs KSh. 4,300,000. This is for the 1800cc CVT model.
The Toyota Corolla Cross in Kenya also comes with a 3yrs warranty.