The new Corolla Hatchback Touring Sports Car is all set to hit the roads in 2019. It is certainly creating quite a bit of excitement and therefore it would be worthwhile to see more of this new car. This is the third generation version of the highly popular C segment of cars. It does have some distinctive new looks and comes with some features which have made it quite appealing in looks. Let us, therefore, spend some time getting to know more about the 2019 Toyota Corolla Touring Sports wagon.
2019 Toyota Corolla Touring Sports Exterior
This new addition from Toyota to hit the roads in 2019 is a part of the TNGA or Tata New Global Architecture / GA-C platform. Apart from the design which has some cutting edge additions. The low stance design ensures that you have a lower center of gravity than before. This gives better stability and handling. The visually distinctive and good look is a matter of discussion amongst experts.
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The new dynamic exterior design is a big takeaway and it certainly is longer and lower than the previous models. It is according to experts going to be a new experience as far as the next generation of hybrid driving is concerned. The styling is very appealing and attractive. The length has increased by 40 mm, now its wheelbase is 2,700 mm / 106 inches. This allows for a more comfortable cabin and makes it more spacious. Now trunk space has 598 liters / 21 cubic feet, which is 15 % more than the previous model.
The height has been reduced by around 25 mm and this adds to the overall looks and makes it look very sleek. The bonnet height also has been reduced and this gives the driver a better view of the road ahead. The bi-tone color scheme is another big point which makes it quite attractive.
Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2019 Interior
The interiors are extremely stylish and care has been taken to increase the rear and front seating space because of the overall increase in the length of the car. The dashboard is sexy and the steering wheel is soft to touch and easy to handle. The acoustics have also been giving the push and this means that you can experience a decent drive and the outside noise and sound have been filtered to quite some extent.
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Some features in the cabin are a head-up display, JBL sound system, and wireless charging, updated Toyota Touch Multimedia System…there is no more data about the interior, but 2018 Paris Motor Show is next month, everything will be revealed.
2019 Toyota Corolla Touring Sports interior
There is a choice of couple different engines, from petrol to a hybrid variant…First one and only non-hybrid is very attractive small but strong, the turbocharged 1.2-liter engine with 116 hp. Though it may not exactly be a powerhouse it could be good enough to get past steep inclines with minimum effort. Next options are two hybrid engines, the smaller one is 1.8-liter with 122-hp and other is 2.0 liter with 180 hp. This time there is no diesel engine, it seems that Japanese manufactures slowly but certainly leaving diesel in the History, as it’s already become the world trend.
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New Corolla uses two type of transmission, the turbocharged engine uses a six-speed manual and hybrid engines uses Continuously Variable Transmission with Shift Mode. The rev matching system can be switched off with the press of a button. It has a reasonably good fuel economy and can offer an impressing 30 mph in city conditions and 38 mpg in highways. On the whole, the good work that has been done in the previous versions of Toyota Corolla has been carried forward with this new version which will soon be hitting the market.
Release date and Price
Though the exact details of the price are not known, the grapevine story mentions that the price would be around $24.000 for the hatchback variant (XSE CVT). The SE MT would cost around $20,000
2019 Corolla Touring Sports photos