2012 Toyota Corolla Altis launched in India


Toyota Corolla Altis facelift after few months of testing had silently launched today. The new Corolla Altis is available in both petrol and diesel variants and is priced between Rs. 10.53 – 14.77 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).The Toyota Corolla Altis facelift gets a revised petrol motor, which is now 1798cc in capacity and features a Dual VVT-i system, which allows two different timing mechanisms for the exhaust and intake valves.. Power of the petrol engine has been bumped to 140PS. The diesel engine remains untouched and is mated to a 6-speed gearbox as earlier. However the petrol Corolla is now available in both 6-speed manual and 7-speed CVTi options.

Apart from the engines, the interior of the Corolla Altis has also witnessed a makeover. New plush leather perforated seats, darker grey upper interior color and the dark wood finish inserts are some of the alterations made to make the cabin look plusher. More new features include push start/stop button, smart entry, 6.1 touchscreen DVD audio with Bluetooth, new design optitron meter with eco diving indicator, 8-way power driver seat, cruise control, electro-chromatic rear view, HID lights, headlight washers, all-wheel disc brakes, remote boot opener and reverse sensor parking sensors.

Exterior has also undergone minor upgrades. Headlights, grille, tail lights and other parts have been slightly modified to make the Corolla more appealing at the outside.  The diesel variant gets new design grill with bar and mesh. The New Corolla Altis is available in array of 7 colors. This makes the new Corolla Altis immense value with the feature rich variants


“Since the launch of the first Corolla in India in 2003, we have been getting very good response for the car. So far we have sold 70,000 units of the car across the country,” Toyota Kirloskar Motor Managing Director Hiroshi Nakagawa told reporters here.

The company sold 10,400 units of Corolla Altis in 2010, and is expecting to sell 11,500 units this year.

ARAI fuel efficiency figures for the petrol and diesel variants are 15.22 kmpl and 21.45 kmpl respectively.

Prices of 2012 Corolla Altis see below the jump.

Also see – New Altis to Get 7-Speed Auto Transmission Box

2012 New Toyota Corolla Altis Petrol

(Ex-showroom Price, Delhi)

Corolla Altis J – Rs. 10.53 lakh
Corolla Altis G – Rs. 12.39 lakh
Corolla Altis GL – Rs. 13.86 lakh
Corolla Altis VL – Rs. 14.77 lakh


2012 New Toyota Corolla Altis Diesel

(Ex-showroom Price, Delhi)

Corolla Altis J – Rs. 11.46 lakh
Corolla Altis G – Rs. 13.41 lakh
Corolla Altis GL- Rs. 14.55 lakh

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