2017 Toyota Corolla Altis facelift to arrive on Indian shores next year

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Toyota unveiled the 2017 Corolla Altis just about a month ago in Russia. While we are waiting for official news regarding its global launch, a new report suggests that the 2017 Toyota Corolla Altis will arrive at Indian shores in 2017. The mid-life facelift of the model will replace the current generation model that is sold in 150 countries.

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The 2017 Toyota Corolla Altis will be seen with a slew of changes on the exterior as well as on the interior whereas the engine specs are most likely to be retained from the current model. On the outside, the model receives a larger bumper-work, LED headlamps underlined by DRLs, round foglamps, and chrome inserts up-front. Not much changes on the sides except for the new set of wheels. The posterior receives LED powered tail lights and graphics.

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Moving on to the interior, the 2017 Corolla Altis comes equipped with features such as a new Toyota Touch 2 infotainment system with navigation as standard located on the centre console, an updated 4.2 inch MID display for the instrument cluster and round air-vents at either ends. A few more features include keyless entry, cruise control, automatic headlamps, leather upholstery and a heated steering wheel. The rear cabin benefits from a folding arm rest with cup holders that is capable of holding a large coffee mug or 500 ml bottles apart from a 12V outlet.

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Safety features on the model will include a pre-collision system (PCS), Lane Departure Alert (LDA), and Automatic High Beam (AHB). The ground clearance of the new Corolla Altis will increase by 15mm taking it to a current value of 150mm. Powering the model will likely be the conventional 1.8 litre petrol engine and the 1.4 litre diesel engine. The diesel mill could come with a seven speed CVT transmission as an optional feature.

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Source: Autocar

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