The 2023 - 2024 Toyota Corolla Cross is offered in 3 variants - which are priced from RM 123,000 to RM 136,550, the base model of corolla-cross is 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8G which is at a price of RM 123,000 and the top variant of Toyota Corolla Cross is 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8 Hybrid which is offered at a price of RM 136,550.
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The 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross is the latest compact crossover SUV to join UMW Toyota Motor’s vehicle line up in Malaysia. Making its Malaysian debut in March 2021, it is based on Toyota’s highly rated TNGA-C platform.
Locally assembled (CKD Malaysia), it is the first TNGA-based Toyota to be assembled in Malaysia. There's three variants, the 1.8 G, 1.8 V, and the Corolla Cross Hybrid.
Price starts from RM 123,000 for the base 1.8 G and RM 129,000, for the 1.8 V and RM 136,500 for the Corolla Cross Hybrid (with sales tax exemption, valid ). It goes head-to-head with the Honda HR-V and the Subaru XV.
Toyota Corolla Cross, as the name suggests, is a C-segment crossover, designed specifically for the ASEAN demographic. Based on the same TNGA-C platform that also underpins the Toyota CH-R, it occupies a larger footprint despite sharing the same wheelbase, with emphasis put towards interior space and practicality.
Unlike the Toyota CH-R, it is sporting a more ‘grown-up’ look, featuring a large droopy front grille finished in gloss black and flanked by a pair of menacing slim headlights. Utilitarian design approach is also applied here evident by the black plastic cladding on the bumpers and wheel arches, albeit with more finesse here compared to the more ruggedly styled Toyota RAV 4.
In favor of practicality, it inevitably loses some of its funky edge. But that is not to say that the Cross is all work and no play. The slopping roofline is less dramatic here but the chrome trims that runs along the window frame towards the D-pillars adds a premium touch to the side profile.
Front and back skid plates are finished in body colour paint and same goes to the integrated rear spoiler. The rear design is suitably understated with a hint of RAV 4’s polygonal theme with a slightly more rounded edge. The Toyota Corolla Cross is positioned between the Toyota CH-R and the Toyota RAV 4 within Toyota’s crossover SUV lineup.
Despite officially classified as a C-Segment SUV, it rivals against the similarly priced B-Segment’s Honda HR-V. In terms of sheer size, it dwarfs in comparison to a proper C-Segment SUV like the Honda CR-V, shorter by a good 136 mm.
Thanks to Toyota’s TNGA platform, the sitting position is relatively low compared to the conventional SUV like the Honda CR-V. Outward visibility is excellent thanks to the low windscreen scuttle and the narrow A-pillars.
The interior layout is almost a carbon copy of the Toyota Corolla Altis with few subtle differences like the instrument panel. Driver gets the same three-spoke leather wrapped steering wheel but with analog instrument cluster featuring a smaller 4.2-inch colour multi-info display on the right.
A free standing 9-inch infotainment touch screen display sits above the dashboard in your direct line of sight. The G and V variants have an analogue instrument cluster, while the Hybrid gains a 7-inch digital screen between two analogue dials.
Black leather seat upholstery with perforation comes as standard and the rear bench feature a 60:40 split with 6 degrees recline angle. Boot space available is 440 L, just a hair bigger than the Honda HR-V’s 437 L.
All variants come with LED headlights, LED combination tail lights, and roof rails. As for wheel sizes, the G variant gets 17-inchers, while the V and Hybrid variants gain 18-inch units.
Standard features on the inside include a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, 8-way power adjustable driver seat, foot-operated parking brake, automatic single zone climate control, rear air vents, powered tailgate with kick sensor, front Digital Video Recorder (DVR) and a 3D Panoramic View Monitor (PVM).
The 1.8 V and Hybrid variants are equipped with a more comprehensive Toyota Safety Sense system that includes Pre-Collision System (PCS), Lane Departure Alert (LDA) with Steering Assist, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) and Lane Tracing Assist.
The 1.8 G makes do with Blind Spot Monitor (BSM), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) and a basic cruise control system. Standard safety feature includes 7 airbags, Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TC) and Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) among other things.
Power comes courtesy of Toyota’s 2ZR-FE 1.8-litre naturally aspirated 4-cylinder petrol engine with dual VVT-I, developing 139 PS at 6,400 RPM and 172 Nm of torque from 4,000 RPM. Top speed is 185 km/h. Power is sent to the front wheels via Aisin’s 7-speed CVT with Sequntial Shiftmatic. Toyota claims that the new incorporated ‘cooperative control’ works together with the electronically controlled throttle for improved drivability, quietness and fuel economy.
As for the Hybrid variant, powering it is a petrol-electric 1.8-litre 2ZR-FXE Atkinson cycle four-cylinder petrol engine mated to an electric motor that allows for a combined system output of 122 PS.
Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) with lighter body construction and lower centre of gravity promises greater stability and superior handling quality without compromising ride comfort.
Unlike the more dynamically inclined Toyota C-HR, the Toyota Corolla Cross employs a more comfort-oriented torsion beam setup at the rear as opposed to the more sophisticated double wishbone suspension.
Paired with the MacPherson Strut up front, the overall result is a comfortable car that is composed on the highway and hold itself reasonably well in the corners.
All three variants are competitively priced and comes equipped with generous amount of equipment. It has been selling well too, a testament to its capabilities as a highly-capable compact SUV that looks the part too.
The fuel consumption of new 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross in Malaysia is ranged from 4.57 litres per 100 km to 6.8 litres per 100 km,andthe manufacturers claimed fuel consumption of 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8 Hybrid is 4.57 litres per 100 km, the manufacturers claimed fuel consumption of 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8V is 6.67 litres per 100 km, andthe manufacturers claimed fuel consumption of 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8G is 6.8 litres per 100 km.
|Fuel Type||Transmission||Fuel Consumption|
|Petrol Hybrid(1798cc)||CVT||4.57 L/100km|
The Toyota Corolla Cross is a C-segment SUV. Our answer is – don’t get too worked up on the segment segregation as manufacturers fill in the niches. The Honda HR-V may technically be a B-segment SUV but make no mistake, these two models are definitely aimed at one another.
The Toyota Corolla Cross's prices are as below (excluding SST, until 30-Jun 2021):
2021 Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8G - 124,000
2021 Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8V - 134,000