Toyota Corolla Altis is a mid-range sedan that is equipped with several comfort and safety features, making it a very competent car in this price range. Toyota has a huge reputation in building top-of-the-line cars that provide the best riding experience to its clients, which are priced very competitively. As mentioned above, though Toyota Corolla Altis is a mid-range car, the level of comfort feature that you will get when you ride in this car is comparable to some of its high range competitors. Besides the comfort features, this compact sedan also comes with a very powerful engine that allows you to drive without any issue over any kind of terrains.
The new facelift of Toyota Corolla Altis comes with several design tweaks that improve its overall looks and make it more contemporary in its design. The new facelift has a change in the engine grille, which is designed to be a bit thinner and longer. Additionally, you will find that the amount of chrome in the latest facelift engine grill is a bit less, and the headlamp cluster has been redesigned to make it look slimmer. On the side, you will find electrically retractable auto fold ORVMs with integrated turn lights. The wheels are all alloy, and the company gives you the option of taking either a 10-spoke wheel or a 15-spoke wheel. The designers have included LED front and rear lights.
The interior of this car is tastefully furnished in dual tone. When you sit in this car, you will feel very comfortable with adequate head and legroom. The seats are well designed and covered with good quality leather. The dashboard is also well laid out with a sophisticated instrument cluster and a big touch-sensitive infotainment screen integrated into it. The driver seat comes with lumbar support and allows you the option of adjusting it in 10 different ways. Furthermore, you will find a sophisticated audio system and powerful climate controller that will allow the riders to travel in relative comfort.
Toyota Corolla Altis is available with both petrol and diesel engines. While the petrol trim is blessed with a 1798 cc engine that can generate a maximum power of 140 PS that results in a peak level torque of 170 Nm. The diesel trim, on the other hand, can generate a maximum power of 88 PS resulting in a torque of 205 Nm. Additionally, you can buy this car with either 6-speed manual gearbox or a 7-speed automatic transmission box. The overall driving experience of this car is excellent and you will get good power across different revs.
Toyota Corolla Altis is a mid-range sedan that is available at a price range of Rs. 16.27 lakhs to Rs. 20.01 lakhs (Approximate). The major competitors of this sedan in the market are Honda City, Skoda Octavia and the Hyundai Verna.
• Good driving experience • Superbly furnished interiors • The wide range of safety features
• The power of the engine at high rev is a bit slack • Expensive • Diesel trim lags in power, especially at higher rpm