2014 Corolla Altis is splendid

There are interesting Toyota models to look forward to, the company lately launched Etios Cross, and the next source of excitement is new Corolla Altis. Corolla has ruled the sedan kingdom for years, and the upcoming product is the eleventh gen model. Toyota has churned amazing fortunes with Corolla with the sale of 40 million units in 154 nations.  The first Corolla car in India was launched in 2003, and was till 2012 a leader in its segment.

corolla altis with VVTI badge-1.

corolla altis with VVTI badge

A new Corolla car is enticing and the 2014 eleventh gen model is a class apart from the earlier D segment car. Sources have test driven the car and given their views, the first point of inspiration is the appearance, anyone would want to get a taste of new Corolla which is said to be better looking than its predecessor. The first notion was it does not look like a Toyota car, Toyota  models are valued for their supreme looks and style and sources were awe-inspired beyond words with new Corolla. They have said that it looks extremely urbane and elegant, and described the looks in one simple sentence Simple.

The front segment of the car looks exceptionally stylish with artistically designed swept in headlights and slender arty grille. The lights are engineered with LED technology on loaded versions of diesel and petrol models. Toyota has been generous with the usage of chrome, and is used in many places to make the car look amazingly classy. The front bumper has neat cuts which have neatly sketched out fog lights. The car looks picturesque from the sides with a highly upmarket design. There is an imaginatively styled shoulder line that originates from B pillar and merges with low roof line. Sources were most spellbound with the rear; it is a marvellous replication of Lexus brand. The huge tail lights with sparkling LED’s converge well with the design. The glossy bit of chrome beneath Toyota logo makes the car look sovereign. To complete the overall fashionable exterior picture is polished and radiating alloy wheel. The tire dimension for most loaded piece is 16 inches and for others 15 inches.

The exteriors have surprised sources to no end, and car buffs will certainly wonder about the inner appearance. The insides look stunning and professional; sources were enchanted by the décor. Every nook and corner of the car looks professional from upholstery to dashboard, just like the exteriors the insides too are filled with wonders. A classic feature to watch out for is 7 inch touchscreen positioned in the middle of the dashboard. There is loads of fun filled entertainment to look forward to like world classy music system with Aux-in, Bluetooth and USB connectivity. There is a navigation system and screen duplicates act as reverse camera to get a greater view of what is happening at the back while reversing.

The splendid excitement is not just restricted to loaded variants; the base petrol model has a 5.8 inch screen with DVD. The base diesel car does not have this feature; the dashboard looks vibrant and colourful with bewitching beige and black theme. Beneath the seven inch screen are air con controls. The air controls are automatic for all cars except the basic petrol car, those who are keen to buy the car can expect to have a grand time with lots of storage spots, holes, rain sensing wipers and lamp for vanity mirror. The steering is wrapped with fine leather and has audio controls for audio and music on left, and telephone on right.

This post was written by

Pavan Kumar – who has written posts on Toyota Cars India | New Toyota Car | Latest Toyota cars.
I am into the auto blogs field for quite a long time. Living my passion of reviewing cars.

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