2014 Toyota Corolla Altis officially launched in Malaysia — AutoBuzz.my

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Toyota Corolla Altis

2014 Toyota Corolla officially launched in Malaysia

UMW Motor has finally unveiled the Toyota Corolla Altis after much anticipation. The popular Toyota Corolla is now in “A New Generation of Style and Excitement”, as how describes the new Altis, with its new and enhancements. Comes in three 1.8E, 2.0G and 2.0V.

The Toyota Corolla

Available in models: 1.8E, 2.0G,

Price from RM114,000 to (Pen. Malaysia)

The first Corolla was introduced in 1966, then 40 million units of Corolla have been worldwide, making it ‘the favourite car’. Now at its 11th the Japanese automaker has carefully and developed the all-new Toyota Altis to ensure they its popularity.

It does seem like is slowly moving away its conventional appearance for a ‘keen design concept. Many would agree this new is very good looking.

Corolla Altis 2.0V

Toyota Corolla Altis (RM123,000)

Toyota Corolla 1.8E (RM114,000)

As reported the are three models to choose 1.8E, 2.0G and 2.0V. The being the hi-spec version with more features. So more, it makes the 1.8E and look really, ill-equipped? We point out some differences the way.


Many of you may already decided to place an for this C-segment Toyota, so start off with colour There are five to choose White Pearl Crystal Attitude Black, Silver Gray Metallic and Dar Brown Metallic. This new Altis is (length: 4,620mm) and wider 1,776mm) as compared to the previous by 80mm and 16mm respectively. the designers still managed to more room in the car by increasing the by 100mm.

On the outside, the 2.0V gets a LED projector headlight with Running Lights (DRL) both 1.8E and 2.0G got bulbs. The exterior has been to improve fuel economy and wind noise. Aero-stabilizing design is applied on parts of the wing mirror, rear and bumper corners. Bigger and sportier rims for the luxury model and rims for the other two.

The dashboard has a fresh new look comes in two different audio depending on models. A 7-inch screen DVD -AVX audio for both 2.0V and 2.0G. It  USB slot, Aux-in, SD Bluetooth connectivity and also a camera. The 1.8E however a standard 2-DIN head without reverse camera of

On the meter panel, Optitron panel with advanced MID for and 2.5G while the 1.8E with a standard meter with MID features, such as average fuel consumption with eco indicator zone display, cruising distance, and meter control. The Optitron panel feeds the driver with such as overall average consumption and current fuel possible cruising distance, vehicle speed, elapsed after engine startup, and average fuel consumption with eco indicator zone display.

Toyota Corolla Altis

The 2.0V gets the Smart Start system and Auto Chromic Mirror. None of in the 2.0G and 1.8E.

Toyota the new seats in the Altis ’prevents the pelvis wobbling’ via its extra bulges to fit and passengers better. Seats in comes in leather with side 8-way power whereas the 1.8E and 2.0G in with manual driver The rear seats are fordable its 60:40 split for extra space. There’s also a reclining function for rear which is good for long drive.

With the increase wheelbase rear seat knee has been increase by 92mm. The car has acoustic glass, which is an layer of laminate in the windscreen to reduce wind noise. materials are also placed the car structure to reduce  noise in the cabin.


The all-new Corolla Altis is powered by Dual VVT-i 4-cylinder 16-valve engines. The 2.0 models are by the 3ZR-FE 2.0-liter engine 143hp, Torque: 187Nm) the 1.8 has the 2ZR-FE 1.8-liter engine 137hp, Torque: 173Nm). engines are mated with CVT gear box with 7-speed Sequential Shift that has optimized for more responsive and feel. The 2.0V has the paddle

Safety Security

Toyota is offering dual airbags in Corolla Altis, driver and passenger side only, is a little disappointing. However, you need more airbags, is offering an additional safety 7 SRS airbags in total. This also includes passenger seatbelt  warning indicators. For information, based on Toyota’s test, the new Corolla Altis rating is equivalent to 5-star NCAP, with the safety installed. As for security, all Altis come with Toyota Security Solar Film

You may have noticed the slight adjustment as compared to the prices in the teaser page. The confirmed for Peninsular Malaysia:  1.8E 2.0G(RM123,000) and 2.0V (RM136,000). you go for the 1.8E for a basic Corolla or the fully equipped 2.0V? Do your opinions in our comment below.

Visit the official webpage or showroom to get up close and personal the all-new Toyota Corolla or visit its nationwide roadshow will begin on this 24th January. For now, the images taken from the launch below.

Toyota Corolla Altis
Toyota Corolla Altis
Toyota Corolla Altis


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