Toyota Corolla Altis – New Toyota Corolla Altis Launched

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Recently, the new version of Toyota Corolla Altis launched in Indian market. The car comes at the price range of 10.53 to 14.77 lakh for the petrol version and 11.46 to 14.55 lakh for the diesel version.

An online news portal - about auto industry writes about Toyota Corolla Altis, “Both the petrol and diesel versions of the new Corolla Altis’ have been reworked in the styling department, now making them each one easily distinguishable from the other. A re-designed headlamp and a smarter looking new grille are among the impactful exterior changes you will now see on the new versions of the Corolla Altis.

Where power delivery is concerned, the 1.8 litre petrol engine’s cubic capacity has been bumped up by 4cc to now make it 1798cc. The Corolla Altis petrol also now gets an advanced Dual VVT-i system that employs two separate variable timing mechanisms for the exhaust and the intake valves. This in turn churns out 140PS @ 6400 rpm and up to 173Nm of torque.”

Further it adds, “Two new gearbox options, a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed CVTi transmission (top-end petrol version) will now replace the 5-speed manual shift that the petrol version of the Corolla Altis was previously offering its buyers. The diesel version of the Altis as always will feature the same 6-cog manual.”

About the fuel efficiency it writes, “Overall fuel efficiency is up on both versions of the car as well – the ARAI claimed figures for the petrol car being at 15.22 kmpl and those for the diesel car at 21.45 kmpl. Also, there’s a new colour that simply looks fabulous on the Corolla Altis – a nice sparkling metallic blue!”

It writes about the price of new Toyota Corolla Altis, “The smartly re-worked models of the new Toyota Corolla Altis will retail for Rs 10.53 to 14.77 lakh for the petrol version and 11.46 to 14.55 lakh for the diesel version.” It will create the biggest competition for Renault Fluence in Indian market.



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