2022 Toyota Corolla Cross aims for the best of both worlds
Toyota Corolla is one of the most popular nameplates in the automotive industry.
So in the 21st century, how do you make it even more popular?
Well, you turn it into a crossover.
Say hello to the 2022 Toyota Corolla cross.
Those of you with keen eyes will note that the Corolla Cross isn't just a carbon copy of a Corolla with a lift kit.
The Corolla Cross has some rather conservative styling borrowing more from the RAV4 and Highlander than the Corolla itself.
It is a good look though, with some squares fenders and a right sized grill.
The interior brings the Corolla connection front and center.
The dashboard is nearly the same as the sedan save for some adjustments around the center console.
And available 8 inch touchscreen will take care of infotainment duties while a 7 inch color gauge display will provide more ancillary details.
Safety tech is everywhere to with models receiving automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist and automatic high beams.
Under the hood, the Corolla continuity marches forth.
The Corolla cross borrows the sporty s trim power train comprising a 169 horsepower two liter inline four engine, a continuously variable transmission as standard but buyers will be able to choose between front and all wheel drive on all trims.
It'll tow up to 1500 pounds.
In front wheel drive models are estimated to get a solid 32 mpg combined.
In essence, the 2022 Toyota Corolla crosses the best of all possible worlds.
It takes one of the most popular nameplates attaches it to one of the most popular body styles and fills it with everything that families will need.
I mean, the saying goes you can't please all the people all the time, but With the 2022 car all across looks like Toyota sure is trying
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