2022 Toyota Corolla Cross Review, Specs and Price
It’s the year of small crossovers. This is because the new corolla cross Toyota has entered a very competitive segment. The corolla sedan is the basis, but it’s packed with incredible versatility and convenience. It can be found between the chr and Rav4 corolla crosses’ three flavors.
First, a crossover’s capability doesn’t necessarily mean it can perform well in the back. That’s why the corolla cross has all-wheel drive on all grades. It’s also rated to tow 1500 lbs. Just in case the extra cargo space behind your rear seat wasn’t enough for weekend plans.
The available roof rails provide extra storage and a ground clearance of more than 8 inches. This crossover is made to handle the journey. Under the hood, there’s a powerful 2-liter dynamic force engine that produces 169 horsepower. A unique direct shift cvt uses a physical first gear for an amazing response off the line.
If equipped, the dynamic torque-control all wheel drive will send half the power to the rear wheels when additional grip is required or disengage when it is not. The manufacturer estimates that the corolla cross allwheel drive will achieve a fuel economy rating of 30 MPG combined. However, front-wheel drive models can deliver 32 MPG combined.
It’s not all about extra space. There’s advanced technology everywhere you look.
You can either use the g wireless charging tray, or a USB port. There’s comfort too with available tech like a dual-zone climate system that keeps front occupants comfortable. Standard rear seat vents are available for passengers and the back. The available auto-dimming mirror helps to block glare from behind the car.
Toyota’s audio multimedia platform is also prominent with its 8-inch touchscreen. This touchscreen offers a wide range of entertainment and connectivity, including standard compatibility for Apple carplay that connects drivers to apple music messages and other apps from their iPhones. It also supports android auto compatibility which makes it easy to stay connected on android devices.
Amazon Alexa connectivity allows you to access the digital assistant of Amazon, and there is a 3-month Sirius xm Platinum plan trial subscription to over 300 radio channels throughout the country. They all sound amazing through the 9-speaker JBL stereo system. You’ll also have access to Toyota’s extremely useful connected services for all three grades. This includes standard trials to the safety connection service that is ready to help you if anything goes wrong.
The wi-fi connection hotspot provides 4g access to up to 5 devices. Le and xle grades are available to upgrade to include service connect trials to keep you and the dealer on top of things. Remote connect allows for great vehicle functionality in your hands like starting or stopping the engine.
You can lock and unlock the doors, it’s okay. We’ve all been there.
A power moon roof is available to see the stars, and a 7-inch multiinformation display is available to keep key information in line of sight. Softex trim seating is also available in mocha and two-tone macadamia colors. Xle models include a rear armrest with two cupholders on each side of the corolla cross.
The distinctively premium design of the vehicle is evident with its modern, chiseled lines and sleek silhouette.
Toyota forms peace of mind for corolla crosses is why all grades include Toyota safety sense 2.0. This suite of advanced active safety features includes a precollision system with pedestrian detection, steering assist with steering assist full speed range dynamic radar cruise controller lane tracing assistance and road sign assist. Corolla Cross le also features nine airbags throughout the cabin. When it comes to driver assistance features, corollacross le offers added convenience with standard blind spot monitor and rear cross-traffic alarm while xle does.
You can also get a standard blind spot monitor and rear cross-traffic brake that can alert you if anything is spotted. Xle even has an adaptive front lighting system that can rotate the headlights to improve visibility around corners. This makes the corollacross the ideal partner for whatever day brings.