Toyota Corolla holds the most coveted status of world’s bestselling car in 2012, the automobile is honored plenty of times in the past also.Toyota cars are renowned to be the best in terms of quality and reliability in the entire world. The Japanese giant’s Indian counterpart’s latest offerings; the Etios sedan and Etios liva hatchback are doing good but not as per the company’s expectation. The reason behind the slump in the sales, is its drab interior and absurd styling. Both the cars are widely criticized for this. The hatch looks way better than the sedan. With the declining market share, the manufacturer is trying hard to cope with the market situations. The company is planning to launch a whole new Corolla in early 2014. Here, the vehicle is losing its charm in the market due to the cut-throat competition and the latest offerings like the Hyundai’s Elantra and soon to be launched Skoda Octavia. Toyota Corolla price is expected to be kept aggressively keeping in mind the crowded segment.
The new vehicle gets the contour curves from the Corolla Furia concept vehicle displayed at the Detroit motor show this January in USA with the motive to attract the younger buyers. The Toyota Corolla Pictures depict that it will get distinctive exterior and interior changes with respect to the current offering and it also follows Toyota’s new design language. It sports a very sharp narrow back headlamps with two bezel lamp and day time running LEDS. Front bumper of the car is very edgy sporting three bar grill and a octagonal fog lamp. The two tone rear bumper imparts the sportiness to the vehicle and also mimics the edginess of the front one. The tail lights of the car are narrow and sharp complimenting the one in the front and cuts through the boot lid and rear flanks. The OVRM’s houses clear turn indicators. Toyota Corolla features are opulent; the vehicle got a blue illumination dashboard and instrumentation. The instrumentation cluster is made up of three rounded dials on either side of a larger driver information display. The touch-screen audio unit got Bluetooth connectivity and DVD playback. The vehicle sports key-less entry and engine start stop button. The center AC louvers are retro styled housing a digital clock in between. The leg-room at the rear looks fairly spacious. The two tone themed Indian Spec interiors are wrapped up in beige leather seats.
Mechanically, the vehicle is expected to be powered by the similar engines which currently powering the Altis. Both,the 1.8 petrol and the 1.4 diesel engines churn out approximately 140 and 90 PS respectively. Both the engines will be presented in an updated avatar and mated to a 6 speed manual and Super CVT-i with a 7-speed Sequential Shiftmatic transmission similar to the one offered currently with new optimization to get the car more frugal. The vehicle is now available with electronic power steering assistance to make the car more efficient.
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