2021 Toyota Corolla Cross Debuts With Hybrid Power In Thailand
“Corolla Meets SUV” oyToyota unveils Corolla Cross in Thailand, the new compact SUV with strength and functionality in the Corolla series
Bangkok, Thailand, July 9, 2020 – Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) has added the new Corolla Cross compact SUV to its Corolla series. The world premiere of the model took place in Thailand today, where sales have now started. The Corolla Cross will be launched in an increasing number of other markets in the future.
Since its launch in Japan in 1966, the Corolla series has sold a cumulative total of 48 million units or more, in more than 150 countries and regions of the world; it is Toyota’s best-selling car. The Corolla has continued to evolve according to the needs of the time and the regions in which it is sold. By adding a new model to the Corolla series to meet the growing demand for SUVs, the improved Corolla range allows customers to select the model that best suits their diverse lifestyles and life stages.
With “Corolla Meets SUV” being the key phrase for the development of the Corolla Cross, the model was conceived as a new type of SUV which combines dignified robustness on the outside and utility in a way that exceeds the expectations of clients. The TNGA * 1 (GA-C) platform enabled the Corolla Cross to achieve high quality performance, comfortable driving and exceptional silence. In addition to its exceptional comfort, the Corolla Cross offers a spacious cabin, easy entry and exit from the car, a class * 2 luggage space suitable for all scenarios and safety equipment inherited from the Corolla series. In this way, the new model brings comfort, usefulness and peace of mind to customers.
Daizo Kameyama, chief engineer in charge of development, commented on the unveiling of the new model: “Now that the Corolla Cross has joined the Corolla family, we sincerely hope that our customers warmly welcome the vehicle to be part of their family: everything like their partners, siblings or even their friends. We want the Corolla Cross to be able to help customers create a new story by loading the people who are important to them, their luggage and their dreams for the future . ”
The main features of the Corolla Cross are described below: (Specifications are subject to change depending on the target market)
The Corolla Cross framework is based on the TNGA platform (GA-C)
New torsion beam suspension provides a stable, cushioned ride
A spacious cabin and high-end luggage compartment
The Corolla Cross has a powerful, elegant and sophisticated appearance
Relaxed side view hints at spacious interior and highlights car’s status
An imposing and powerful front and rear
Heavy-duty front fender molds emphasize the car’s sense of energy
The contrast between the rear fenders and the cabin gives an impressive rear view
A comfortable interior space
Exceptional views and large headroom
Luggage capacity of 487 liters / 440 liters * 3
The height allowing easy access to the luggage compartment
Large, spacious door openings; this makes it easier to get in or out of the vehicle even when carrying a child
High driving position contributes to a wide field of vision and helps minimize blind spots
A minimum turning radius of 5.2 meters, the leader in its class, guarantees optimum maneuverability
Combination of driving performance and comfort
Optimized suspension geometry and the use of large and flexible pads ensure comfortable seating for all passengers
Safety equipment * 4 inherited from the Corolla series ensures customer safety and peace of mind.
The lightening of the bodywork even allowed the petrol qualities to achieve superb energy efficiency. * 5 As a result, gasoline and hybrid models offer peak environmental performance.
The Corolla Cross has 487 liters of luggage space when transporting the puncture repair kit, and 440 liters when transporting a temporary spare tire
The Toyota Safety Sense will be installed as standard for the High Grade hybrid model introduced in Thailand. The blind spot monitor and rear cross traffic alert are equipped for the High and Mid categories in the hybrid models for Thailand.
Corolla Cross hybrid electric models that meet Thailand specifications achieved fuel efficiency of 4.3 L / 100 km, CO2 emissions of 98 g / km, and gasoline models achieved fuel efficiency of 6.5 L / 100 km, CO2 emissions of 150 g / km in the framework of the NEDC (New European driving cycle).
(specifically for Thailand)
(Values are in accordance with Toyota measurements)
Length / width / height (mm)
4.460 / 1.825 / 1.620
Curb weight (kg)
Minimum turning radius (m)
Front wheel drive (FF)
2ZR-FXE THS II with reducer
Engine displacement (cc)
Maximum power (kW[PS]/ rpm)
Maximum torque (N ･ m[kgf･m]/ rpm)
Maximum power (kW[PS])
Maximum torque (N ･ m[kgf･m])
Maximum system power (kW[PS])
Continuously variable electric transmission
Suspension (front / rear)
MacPherson Spacer / Torsional Beam
Brake (front / rear)
Disc / ventilated disc
215/60 R17 / 225/50 R18