2022 Toyota Corolla Cross SUV goes official in the US
Japanese automaker Toyota has launched its 2022 Corolla Cross SUV in the US. It is available in three variants: L, LE, and XLE. As for the highlights, the car has an imposing design and an upmarket cabin with lots of technology. Under the hood, it runs on a 2.0-liter Dynamic Force engine that makes 169hp of power. Here are more details.
The 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross is based on the TNGA-C platform. It flaunts a sculpted bonnet, a large black-colored grille, a silvered skid plate, and sleek LED headlights. It is flanked by blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, and 17-inch steel wheels (18-inch alloys are also available). A shark-fin antenna, a window wiper, an integrated spoiler, and wrap-around LED taillights are available on the rear end.
The 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross is powered by a 2.0-liter Dynamic Force engine that makes 169hp/203Nm. The motor is paired to a CVT gearbox along with a front-wheel-drive or an all-wheel-drive system. A hybrid version should be launched next year.
The 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross has a spacious cabin, featuring a 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat with ventilation and lumbar support, a powered moonroof, automatic climate control, a 9-speaker JBL sound system, and a multifunctional steering wheel. It houses a 7.0-inch/8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with support for Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Amazon Alexa. Nine airbags and blind-spot monitoring ensure the safety of the passengers.
In the US, the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross carries a starting price-tag of $22,195 (around Rs. 16.3 lakh). At this price point, it goes against rivals such as the Kia Seltos, Honda HR-V, and Jeep Compass.