The 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross gets the latest hybrid technology
Toyota will introduce the fifth generation of its innovative hybrid technology in the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross, giving the all-wheel-drive subcompact crossover an additional 25 hp while delivering a 23% increase in combined fuel economy over the updated model. sale last year. .
The Corolla Cross Hybrid, equipped with a standard electronic all-wheel-drive system, will go on sale later this year with a 2.0-liter hybrid engine developing 194 hp and delivering an estimated combined fuel economy of 37 mpg, according to Toyota. That compares to the crossover’s standard 2.0-liter engine that delivers 169 hp and is rated at 30 mpg combined in all-wheel-drive form.
Like the non-hybrid version, the Corolla Cross Hybrid will come standard with Toyota’s new touchscreen infotainment system as well as Toyota Safety Sense 3.0, which includes dynamic cruise control, lane keeping, blind spot, rear cross traffic alert and automated headlights. It will be available in five trim levels: LE, XLE, S, SE and XSE, according to Toyota. It will come standard with 17-inch wheels, with 18-inch wheels available on some trims.
In addition to the hybrid, Toyota is refreshing the Corolla lineup, adding a more powerful 2.0-liter hybrid engine and an all-wheel-drive option that will deliver extra power and improved fuel economy to the subcompact. The brand will make its Toyota multimedia system standard on all models and update safety and driver assistance technology as part of the refresh, Toyota said, which includes styling and lighting changes to the fascia front and rear axle of the Corolla.
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