Toyota Corolla, restyling orders start in Italy. Prices from 32,500 euros

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Toyota Corolla facelift was announced in June. Now, the Japanese car manufacturer has made it known that the new model can be ordered in Italy. The first deliveries are expected from March 2023. We recall the main innovations restyling, including prices for the Italian market.

FIFTH GENERATION HYBRID

Alongside some minor tweaks to the design, the most; great news; of the restyling of the Corolla concerned the introduction of the fifth generation Full Hybrid powertrain proposed in versions with 1.8-litre or 2-litre internal combustion engine. Overall, there are, respectively, 140 HP and 196 HP available.

With the restyling also comes the new infotainment system which can be used for various functions. count on a 10.5-inch display. What's New also for the digital instrumentation screen which grows in size reaching 12.3 inches and with the graphics that change according to the mode; of selected guide. On the safety side, we find the latest generation Toyota Safety Sense package.

EQUIPMENT AND PRICES

Toyota Corolla is the most popular vehicle in the world. available in 2 trim levels, Active and GR SPORT, also in the Touring Sports variant (station wagon). The Active version can rely on an endowment already available; particularly rich which includes, among other things, the Toyota Smart Connect multimedia system with 10.5-inch screen and cloud navigation and smartphone integration, the 12.3-inch digital cockpit, the safety system Toyota Safety Sense 3.0, 16-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights, heated front seats with lumbar support on the driver's side and Smart Entry & Start.

The price? It starts at 32,500 euroswith the 1.8-litre Full Hybrid, while switching to the 2.0-litre engine, which adds 17-inch alloy wheels, provides for a surcharge of 2,500 euros. Among the accessories, the Tech Pack which, for a cost of 1,000 euros, includes a wireless charger, an electrically operated tailgate, blind spot monitor with rear cross traffic alert, heated exterior mirrors and front and rear parking sensors. rear with automatic anti-collision braking.

Going up a level, the GR SPORT trim level is characterized by some external and internal aesthetic details derived from the world of motorsport. The standard equipment, in addition to what was seen on the Active, includes 18-inch wheels with a specific design and Bi-LED headlights. The 2.0-litre versions also feature AVS electronically controlled adaptive suspension. They start at 35,500 euros for the 1.8-litre engine and go up to 38,700 euros for the 2.0-litre.

The Touring Sports variants provide for an extra 1,000 euros. Toyota has also packaged a special introductory offer for the Active Hatchback with 1.8-litre engine, thanks to the 4,000 euro WeHybrid Bonus in case of exchange or scrapping. So the starting point is 28,500 euros. The Touring Sports version, on the other hand, starts at 30,000 euros against a WeHybrid Bonus of 3,500 euros.

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