The Toyota corporate camp has announced that the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross will push the limits of people’s comfort zones. This vehicle model has been the Japanese auto manufacturer’s solution to today’s difficult times. You can choose between an all-wheel-drive (AWD) or a front-wheel-drive (FWD) version of this vehicle. The 2022 Corolla Cross is a vehicular answer to Tom Cochrane’s famous song “Life is a Highway.” It starts at $22,195 USD ($248,890 CDN) and comes in five color options: Blue Crush Metallic (Celeste Blue), Celeste Blue Metallic, Blue Crush Metallic, Celeste Blue Mica, Jet Black Mica Metallic, Sonic Silver Metallic, Wind Chill Pearl, and Cypress. The 2022 Toyota Corolla cross has been added to the lineup after the success of the C-HR and RAV4 SUV models. Since 1966, the Toyota Corolla has been a reliable and popular vehicle in its lineup. The bold move to make the Corolla a compact, the sport-utility vehicle has won praise from both consumers and critics alike. Is this a smart move by Toyota or a mistake?
Toyota is known for its dynamic designs, such as the 2022 Corolla Cross. This is why Toyota continues to win awards for Corolla and other models. AWD promises comfort, versatility, as well as a powerful powertrain that is only possible with the most advanced technology available. The Corolla’s modernized version as an SUV has a sleek exterior with unique lines and swoop-like side panels. This SUV is designed to minimize blind spots and has wider rear doors. It also has a better noise dampening function. This SUV’s height makes it easy for passengers and drivers to get in and outside of the vehicle. The driving experience is stylishly comfortable. The Corolla Cross measures 14.63 feet by 5.99 feet (4,460 by 1,825 meters) and is roughly the same size as the RAV4 or the C-HR. The cockpit of the 2022 Corolla Cross remains the same as the one featured in modernized Corolla sedan models. The main difference between the sedans & SUVs is their spacing. This SUV offers spacious cabin space, a large storage capacity of 96.7 gallons (440 Liters), and even a maximum of 133.7 gallons (608 Liters) so passengers can pack all they need for their trip. The SUV is designed to withstand all climate conditions, so the driver does not have to worry about any environmental issues that could affect the SUV’s performance and comfort.
The powertrain and Dynamic Torque Control AWD are the keys to the versatility of the 2022 Corolla Cross. A two-liter, four-cylinder, inline four-cylinder engine produces 164 horsepower. An AWD model can get gas mileage of 2.06 gallons (7.8 Liters) for every sixty miles (one hundred km) traveled. FWD models consume 1.95 gallons (7.4 Liters) for every sixty miles (one hundred kilometers). This compact SUV can tow 1499 pounds (860 kg) and has an 8.9-inch ground clearance. These models can be equipped with crossbars or mounts, which will enhance the adventure experience for those who want to take the Corolla Cross to the next level.
Corolla’s technological upgrades also include an eight-inch display audio system with JBL speakers. They allow for cordless connectivity to the smartphone’s Android Auto and Apple CarPlay features. Safety Connect is available for Corolla Cross models. It allows drivers to have all the safety features they need, including Remote Connect, Destination Assist, and Remote Connect. Service Connect will notify the driver if it requires servicing. It is a smartphone app that is available alongside Destination Assist, Remote Connect, and Destination Assist. Toyota Safety Sense 2.0, their trademark technological feature, is not only the above-mentioned features. It also features a pre-collision system and a pre-crash safety system. This technology allows the vehicles to monitor the movements of other elements, such as vehicles, people, and objects. The vehicle’s exterior lights will adapt to the surrounding environment and change from low beams to higher depending on the situation. This allows for safer driving at night. The cruise control and lane assistance features allow the car to stay centered on the road. It also detects the vehicle in front of it. It will decrease your driving speed if it detects that the vehicle in front is moving slower than you. This helps to avoid any potential collisions.
Although the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross didn’t score a perfect 10, it was not deemed a failure. However, it does highlight all the positives and drawbacks of this model. Positives include the low price, cargo space, and driver-assist functions. This SUV’s acceleration abilities are not as strong as those of other models in the same year and class. The pros also referred to Edmunds’s review on its cargo capacity and safety features. However, they also noted that it is more capable off-road than other models in the same class. The cons were also discussed. Is this a sign that the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross, an SUV model, is failing? The answer is no. This vehicle is affordable and offers a comfortable, safe driving experience. The SUV-style Corolla is a more spacious option for families than their sedan counterparts.