Bolder, more Prestigious sedan
Toyota Motor Philippines recently revealed the New Corolla Altis. Celebrating it’s 50th Anniversary, the 2017 Corolla Altis has a bolder more prestigious look. Known for its reliability and durability, this new model adds style and sporty to its qualities.
The new front fascia has a wider look about it, due mostly to the lines of the grille that radiate out to the new headlights with daytime running lights. New wheels and flaxen as the new interior color completes the new look and feel.
Under the hood is the same Euro 4 compliant four cylinder Dual VVT-I ,16 valve DOHC engine as the last model. The 1.6L puts out 122Hp at 6000rpm with 154Nm of torque at 5200rpm while the 2.0L produces 145Hp at 6200rpm with 187Nm of torque at 3600 rpm, both options mated to a either a 7-speed CVT or 6-Speed manual. Safety features are seven airbags (in the front, sides, curtain shield, and driver’s knee), Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) and Vehicle Stability Control(VSC).
The New Corolla Altis comes in seven colors: Super White, Silver Metallic, Gray Metallic, Attitude Black, Red Mica Metallic, the new Phantom Brown Metallic and White Pearl for an additional P15,000.00
The SRP of the five variants available:
1.6E M/T 894,000
1.6G M/T 934,000
1.6G A/T 990,000
1.6V A/T 1, 074,000
2.0V A/T 1, 318,000
The 2017 Corolla Altis is now available in all Toyota dealerships. For more information log on to Toyota Motor Philippines official website www.toyota.com.ph or contact their Customer Assistance Center at 819 2912 or visit any of the 51 authorised Toyota dealer outlets nationwide.
Words and Photos by Neil Pagulayan