Toyota today launched the much hyped Corolla Altis in India.New Corolla altis will replace the corolla in India. With the formal launch at the Noida Expo ground corolla altis is now available across the Toyota Dealerships for sale. “This year’s target is to sell 63,000 vehicles, and by fiscal 2015 we are aiming for a market share of about 10 per cent. The Altis marks our big step toward the achievement of this goal,” Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) Vice-Chairman Vikram Kirloskar said. Corolla altis is powered by a 1.8L, 4 cylinder gasoline engine which pumps out maximum power of 130bhp at 6000rpm. The new altis comes with a standard 5-speed manual transmission and an optional 4-speed automatic transmission.
Toyota says the new corolla altis is dimensionally bigger and it offer good cabin space. According to Toyota the new corolla altis offers 22 storage spaces and a 475 litres of boot space. Toyota has also introduced two novel safety features in india with the launch of the corolla altis. Electrochromatic inner rear view mirror which will reduce the glare and automatic headlamp washer which will ensure a good visibility are first in class features. The three variants of the new corolla altis are – 1.8G manual, 1.8GL manual and 1.8VL automatic. The five colours on offer for the new corolla altis includes Silver Mica Metallic, Light Blue Metallic, Dark Red Mica Metallic,Champagne Mica Metallic and White Pearl Mica. The new corolla altis competes with Honda Civic, Hyundai Sonata Embera and Volkswagen Jetta. The new corolla altis is priced between Rs 10.83 lakh and Rs 12.86 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Toyota plans to sell an average of 2,000 Corolla Altis a month.
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The price of new Toyota Corolla altis
1.8 V (L) A/T Rs. 1,286,000
1.8 G (L) M/T Rs. 1,209,000
1.8 G M/T Rs. 1,083,000