Thursday, May 23, 2019
By Kamal Swami
India Bound Toyota Corolla Score Five Stars In EURO NCAP Crash Test
The next generation of Toyota Corolla is reported to receive five star ranking in the recently conducted EURO NCAP test. The new Corolla 2019 is reported to be developed on the new TNGA platform and will be launched in both the sedan and hatchback versions in the international car market later this year. In India, the next generation of best selling vehicle from the Japanese car maker would be launched next year and that also only in the sedan version.
According to the sources of Toyota Motors the new Corolla succeed in receiving 95% rating for the adult occupancy, 84% for the child occupants, 86% of pedestrians and 77% for safety assist system. Commenting on the results of crash test, the experts of EURO NCAP said, “The passenger compartment of the Corolla remained stable in the frontal offset test. Toyota showed that a similar level of protection would be provided to occupants of different sizes and to those sitting in different positions.”
Under the hood the new Toyota Corolla will be offered in 2.0 litre petrol engine that churns the power of 171 hp and the torque of 205Nm with the transmission duties be performed by six speed manual and CVT transmission system. The hybrid version of the new Corolla is also in the pipeline which would be launched in 90 markets across the world, including the Indian continent. On the exterior front it will be customized with L shaped LED DRLs, C shaped fog lamps, swept back headlamps and many more. On the rear front also it will receive L shaped tail lights, integrated reflectors, new rear bumper, etc.
Inside the cabin also it will receive the black color treatment, new floating touchscreen infotainment system, dual dial instrument cluster with three spoke multifunctional steering wheel, new dashboard, etc. On the safety front it will be equipped with ABS, multiple airbags, active lane departure warning, active steering and radar guided cruise control, active lane departure warning system, and road signal recognition. After launch in the market it will go against the Hyundai Elantra, the upcoming new Honda Civic and Skoda Octavia.
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