Review: The 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid might be plain but you know it'll be dependable

CY Foong · Jun 27, 2022 02:00 PM

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The 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid is many things, but an enthusiast’s choice is certainly not one of those. It’s the antithesis of excitement from the looks to the performance but then again, do you expect the Corolla name to be associated with fun around the corners?

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AE86 aside, the Corolla has often been tied to being reliable and the Corolla Cross feels that way. On the top-of-the-range hybrid variant, that dependability is aided by Toyota’s know-how in hybrid technology.

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Running on Toyota’s fourth-gen Hybrid Synergy Drive, the Corolla Cross Hybrid is a seemingly inoffensive crossover to be with. After all, even if you’re someone who might change their car every few years or so, you wouldn’t want any niggling issues during your ownership period.

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Prices shown include SST

The Toyota Corolla Cross is available in 3 variants and the following prices are inclusive of SST:

  • Corolla Cross 1.8G - RM 127,593
  • Corolla Cross 1.8V - RM 133,719
  • Corolla Cross Hybrid - RM 139,281

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We’ll let Greg do the rest of the review in the video below and perhaps you might see why the hybrid has become quite a hit in Malaysia, contributing to around 40% of the total Corolla Cross sales.

Also read: Malaysians responding well to Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid, contributes over 40% of sales

CY Foong

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Traded advertising for a career that fits his passion for cars. Enjoys spotting cars during his free time and has a soft spot for Japanese Kei cars but drives a thirsty manual sedan.

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