UMWT gears up to launch Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid in Malaysia, debut later this month?

Eric · Dec 7, 2021 05:08 PM

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Thailand Corolla Cross pictured

UMW Toyota Motor is currently finalizing preparation work for the launch of the Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid in Malaysia.

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Thailand car pictured

The new hybrid crossover is now undergoing pre-production activities at ASSB, UMW Toyota Motor’s assembly plant in Bukit Raja, Selangor.

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1.8V pictured

Akio Takeyama, Deputy Chairman of UMW Toyota Motor said, “Since we opened for bookings for the new Corolla Cross Hybrid, response has been good and we are happy to see that many Malaysians are keen to switch to Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology. Toyota has been producing hybrid electric vehicles since the late 1990s and has constantly improved and advanced the technology so Malaysians will benefit from this long experience.”

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Thai-spec Corolla Cross Hybrid; note the blue tinge

“We are aware that many customers are eager to receive their Corolla Cross Hybrid and we ask for your patience. There are many quality processes which ASSB must complete to ensure that the cars delivered are of the highest standard in every respect. And I would also add that once the car is delivered, the new owners will also be assured of an ownership experience of the highest standard,” Mr. Takeyama added.

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The Thai-spec Corolla Cross Hybrid's instrument cluster

The new Corolla Cross Hybrid has an estimated price starting from RM 137,000 (without insurance) and comes with a 5-year/unlimited mileage factory warranty. Additionally, for peace of mind, there is a separate 8-year/unlimited mileage warranty covering the hybrid battery pack, inverter and Power Management Control Unit.

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