Toyota Corolla changed generation and decreased in size

Toyota Corolla changed generation and decreased in size

September 17, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The car is built on the TNGA platform, due to which increased structural strength, improved handling, as well as reduced noise and vibration

The company introduced a new generation Corolla for the Japanese car market. The car will be offered to customers in a sedan and station wagon. Prices for the new product start at 16.2 thousand euros and 16.9 thousand euros, respectively.

The machine was built on the TNGA platform, due to which the structural strength increased, controllability improved, and the level of noise and vibration decreased. Compared with its predecessor, the car has decreased in size: the length of the novelty is 4495 mm, and the width is 1745 mm. The size of the wheelbase is 2640 millimeters. The front of the new suspension type MacPherson, and the rear used double wishbones. Car design has become more sporty. In the passenger compartment, 7 airbags and an upgraded multimedia system with a touch screen are installed.

12 generations of Corolla have been equipped with Safety Sense, a set of electronic active safety systems, which includes a frontal collision warning system, a function to control the lane of movement, recognition of road signs and pedestrians at night. In addition, the list of electronic assistants includes adaptive cruise control, the function of assistance when leaving the parking lot in reverse, and a control system for blind spots.

The novelty received a 1.8-liter naturally aspirated engine, the power of the unit is 140 horsepower. Also in the range of engines included a 1.2-liter turbo engine with a return of 116 hp. In addition, the Corolla is equipped with a hybrid power plant, which includes a 1.8-liter engine (98 hp) and an electric motor (72 hp). This modification of the machine can be additionally equipped with an electrical unit on the rear axle with a return of 72 horsepower.