Toyota revealed the new hatchback Corolla

Toyota revealed the new hatchback Corolla

March 23, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

In the States, under the name Corolla, a five-door model is available, which in Europe is known as Auris. Hatch of the previous generation in the American market is called Corolla iM, and earlier five-door hatchback there was sold under the brand name Scion (the brand was liquidated in 2016). With the change of generations from the prefix, iM refused. New Auris already presented in Geneva, Corolla Hatchback will make its debut on March 28 at the New York Auto Show.

Both new five-door novelties – European and American – are based on TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture) architecture. Dimensions are the same: length is 4 370 mm, width – 1 791 mm, wheelbase – 2 640 mm. By the way, after the release of the dedicated Corolla release we now know what the interior of the Auris looks like.

In the US, the hatchback will be offered only with one engine – a new petrol four-cylinder gasoline engine 2.0 family Dynamic Force, which has a high compression ratio of 13: 1 and long-legged geometry. The engine’s return is not yet revealed. The motor works in tandem with the Dynamic-Shift variator or a six-speed manual transmission (with automatic matching of engine speed when switching down). CVT can simulate ten fixed steps, it also has a sport mode and paddle lobes.

Motor 2.0 Dynamic Force is also in the range of Auris, but in the European hatch it is part of the hybrid installation (total power – about 180 hp, the exact characteristics of Toyota did not announce). Recall, the Auris of the new generation of two hybrid modifications, the second installation got from the Prius: the atmospheric engine 1.8 and electric motor, the total return – 122 hp. In addition, the “old-world” hatchback can be bought with the former “conventional” petrol turbo engine with a capacity of 116 hp, but the diesel model was deprived.

The Corolla Hatchback’s arsenal includes: LED optics, a multimedia system with an 8-inch touchscreen and Wi-Fi access point, seven airbags, a rear-view camera, and a blind zone monitoring system. Also, hatch became the first model of the brand in the US, which was equipped with a complex Toyota Safety Sense 2.0, it includes: an automatic emergency braking system (with the function of recognition of pedestrians and cyclists), a tracking system for marking and switching lights, cruise control, band.

Us the US market a new five-door Toyota Corolla will be released in the summer, prices have not yet been announced. The hatchback of the previous generation in the United States is available with a 4-cylinder petrol engine 1.8 with a power of 137 hp, which is combined with a 6MKP or a variator. Price of the previous hatch Corolla iM – from 18 850 dollars.

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