Toyota Reveals The New Corolla Altis 2017 with Improved Looks

The new and refreshed Toyota Corolla Altis 2017 has been announced.  It introduces new features but the overall look is still quite similar to the previous model.

Not much has been changed aside from a few design adjustments for the interior and the exterior. The engine has also being left intact.

The new model was recently revealed in India, with no word on when its going to come to our part of the border.

Exterior

New additions include a pair of redesigned Bi-beam LED headlamps as well as LED daytime running lights, new 3D bumper design and a wider grille that looks similar to the redesigned Toyota Yaris, also known as Vitz Hybrid).

Walk back a few steps and you’ll notice that not much has changed in terms of the overall looks of the car. You will however notice that the rear view mirrors look sharper and new 16 inch alloy rims have been added with a different design.

The rear view mirrors also include turn signal lights with the mirrors themselves being electrically operable.

Moving towards the back of the car you’ll notice that the back looks the same with the exception of the LED taillights. The tail lights have a thinner profile but retail the look of the previous model.

A new color “Phantom Brown” has been added in the catalog as well. The original color catalog includes White Pearl Crystal Shine, Silver Mica Metallic, Champagne Mica Metallic, Grey Metallic, Super White & Celestial Black.

Interior

Enter the car and you’ll see that the dashboard is pretty much the same as before. The instrument panel has been redesigned and the dashboard now features soft touch material.

The front retains most of the previous features with the touchscreen panel, the 3 spoke steering wheel with mounted controls and chrome detailing.

The Altis is also one of the few sedans in Pakistan that offer adjustable rear seats. The interior also has the updated off-white/pale yellow look.

Engine and Safety Options

As mentioned earlier the new Toyota Corolla Altis retains the same engine as the previous model. It has a 1.8 L capacity 138 bhp peak horsepower unit. The max torque clocks in at 173 Nm with a 6 speed manual transmission or a CVT automatic option.

Standard safety measures from the previous model were included including 7 SRS airbags, Hill assist control, Vehicle Stability Control and an impact absorbing structure.

Price

The Altis has been launched in India only for now so keep in mind that prices in Pakistan are expected to be higher on average.

The following are its prices in India converted to Pakistani Rupees based on the existing exchange rate. Please note that the estimated prices are subject to change from country to country.

It starts from Rs. 2,543,000 for Corolla Altis G (Manual) and Rs. 2,807,500 for the automatic model.

Corolla Altis GL (Manual) costs Rs. 2,900,000 while the VL model (Automatic) costs Rs. 3,100,000.

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Zarar is the Editor of Sports and Auto section at ProPakistani.


  • Zuhaib Afzal

    What a misleading title.

  • Geek At Large

    I like Civic better.

  • Apni 70 Zinda Bad !

    • Geekpk

      teri aukat b yehai

      • Insaan Ko Apni Aukaat Bhoolni Bhi Nahi Chahyeh !

      • Hahaha well said Geetpk??

      • Fahad J

        Allah se durra kero, us ko time nahi lagna tere aukat ko khoti rehre wale kernay main…

        • YA Raza

          Sahi bat ha

  • Muhammad Farooqi

    it is still “phateecher” for me.. “angooor khattay hein”

  • Well, the changes doesn’t justify an article.

    • Abdul Ka Chacha

      Especially On ProPakistani

  • Abdul basith Mirrayes

    Can’t beat Honda Civic 2017. Honda rules.

  • Naeem Ahmed

    bakwas car aur 31 lak me, hahhah very funny, dumb pakistani isi me khush hain, incuding me …
    31 lak me yaha per Prado Full option, GMC TAHO. use Land C,
    aur India me, 31 lak me BMW ati ha,,,

  • Bilal Khan

    Well I think Is say Behtar Audi A3 ya BMW 3 Series Kafi Behtar hai Agar yahan paisay zaya karna hain tou wahan he zaya kar lain. waisay Pehlay yeh daikhna Zarori hai K Pakistan main Apni Fuel Efficient cars kiyn nahe aarahi jaisay Hybrid wagaira ? Kiya in k pechay political , law order situation tou nahe ? kiya compaines Monopoly ki bina par Pakistani awam ko hybrid cars nae day rahi ?

  • Mohsin Fatmi

    if one has to mention the changes then nothing is noticeable