If there's a Toyota vehicle with a name synonymous with safety, reliability, and affordability, it’s the Toyota Corolla. The classic sedan’s been around since the 60s and, in 1997, became the best-selling nameplate globally, surpassing the Volkswagen Beetle. Last year, Toyota reached the milestone of 50 million Corollas sold over twelve generations. If that's not iconic, then I don't know what is.
As a subcompact sedan, the Corolla's had a lot to offer. But what about its potential for utility?
For 2022, Toyota has unveiled an updated Corolla with larger families and adventure enthusiasts in mind. Introducing the all-new 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross. Available in both front-wheel- and all-wheel drive, the Corolla Cross offers a sporty handling, an agile ride, and plentiful cargo space. Read on to learn more about what this compact crossover SUV has to offer this season.
Positioned as a more practical and larger alternative to the C-HR, the Cross boasts confident design details such as its distinctive black grille and LED headlamps, flared fender arches and sweeping body lines, integrated rear spoiler, and unique lighting signature. For SUV aficionados, the XLE model offers all the good stuff like a 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, blind-spot monitoring, front and rear parking sensors, and handsome 18-inch aluminum wheels. When it's adventure-time, the Cross’ 60:40 split-fold rear seats open up a generous 440L of cargo space, so you can fit all your camping gear with ease. To make loading and unloading a breeze, Corolla Cross also features wide rear doors and a low cargo-loading height.
You can't spell Corolla without reliability. Okay, technically, that's not true, but we can all agree that the two are one and the same. Powerfully efficient, the Cross bears a 2.0-litre Dynamic Force engine that delivers 169 horsepower while dripping a mere 7.3 L/100 km (city/highway combined). Dynamic Torque-Control AWD delivers all-weather confidence and year-round fun. The system can direct up to 50 percent of power to the rear wheels when needed. The rest of the time, power is channelled to the front wheels, helping the Cross maintain its excellent fuel economy and control.
Complete with Toyota Connective Services, you also get to experience exciting tech and infotainment at your fingertips! Standard on all models, you'll find a 7'' or 8'' touchscreen display, plus Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. Opt for the L and LE to enjoy a 6-speaker audio system and 4.2'' colour multi-information display.
Like any other Corolla – or Toyota for that matter – keep yourself and your passengers safe with Toyota Safety Sense 2.0. Rely on a suite of innovative technologies to enhance your awareness on the road and keep everyone on it safe in the process. Features include:
Ready to take this brand-new compact crossover out for a test drive? The all-new 2022 Corolla Cross is incoming and available now for pre-purchase! If you like what you’ve read so far and have more questions, don’t hesitate to reach out! One of our amazing team members will be happy to get you started or answer any questions you have about this exciting new SUV!