The new Toyota Corolla comes with a more aggressive design language. The sedan features a new front bumper along with finer headlights.
The side profile of the Corolla sedan comes with a B-pillar similar to those seen in the brother hatchback. The ceiling fits perfectly with the C pillar.
The rear lights of the Corolla sedan come with a conventional and stylish design, instead of the J-shaped lights seen in the hatchback version.
Inside, the Corolla 2019 offers a two-tone cabin with many features, including a large infotainment system with touch screen. Standard features expected in the new Toyota Corolla: Dynamic radar cruise control, range start assist, active steering, road signal recognition system and various collision avoidance assists.
Toyota also introduced a new 2.0-liter gasoline engine, said to produce 171cv and 205Nm of torque. It will be coupled to a six-speed manual gearbox or a CVT gearbox. A hybrid powertrain is also set to be introduced in several international markets at a later stage.
In addition to the Toyota Corolla, the brand also introduced a new sports version of the sedan, called Levin. The Toyota Levin will be destined to markets like the USA, Japan and some other Asian countries.
The model presented at the Chinese event will be the same for India. The new model presented will be sold in India as "New Corolla Altis".
Thoughts on the Toyota Corolla 2019
The Toyota Corolla 2019 comes with a number of upgrades, both in terms of style and features. The sedan will be launched in India next year and will rival the likes of Hyundai Elantra, Skoda Octavia and the upcoming Honda Civic.