Al-Futtaim Toyota brings two new Hybrid Electric Vehicles for customers in the UAE April 8, 2021 Cars 659 Delivering on its promise of continuing to provide the most exciting models to the UAE market, Al-Futtaim automotive today announced the arrival of not one but two models for customers across the country. First up and building on the incredible legacy of its best-selling vehicle, Al-Futtaim Toyota is delighted to introduce a brand-new addition to the Corolla family. In addition, strengthening the appeal of one of the UAE’s best-loved vehicles, Al-Futtaim Toyota has launched the latest version of its iconic Camry model. Designed to move occupants in comfort and style, the all-new Corolla Cross delivers outstanding performance and a smooth ride for drivers and passengers alike that makes it the ideal choice for those seeking adventure, or simply spending time with friends or loved ones. The all-new Corolla Cross has been designed as a new type of SUV that combines a tough urban-style exterior with a comfortable and convenient interior to exceed customer expectations. The TNGA platform (GA-C) has enabled the Corolla Cross to achieve high-quality performance, a comfortable ride, and outstanding quietness. In addition to its exceptional comfort, the Corolla Cross provides a spacious cabin, effortless entry and exit, class-leading luggage space suitable for all scenarios, and tried and tested safety equipment inherited from the Corolla series. The all-new Corolla Cross immediately captures the attention with its blend of SUV toughness and urban refinement. The vehicle’s bold yet sophisticated style and unmistakable presence are guaranteed to turn heads. Its elevated height and wide stance are emphasized by a front grille that gets wider towards the bottom, producing a sense of strength and stability. Another striking feature is the LED headlamps, which incorporate a curtain-effect – a first for Toyota. Additional features include newly developed 17” alloy wheels that add to the vehicle’s dynamic appearance, automatic air conditioning system with Smart-flow control, which achieves greater comfort and enhanced fuel efficiency, One-touch moonroof, 7-inch color Multi-Information Display (MID) in the cluster gauge, 8-inch multimedia display integrated with Apple CarPlay® and Android AutoTM, six-speaker audio system, 60:40 split-folding rear seats and smart entry and start systems. The vehicle’s thrilling drive personality is brought to life by a new electrified hybrid system that combines two power sources. Its 1.8-liter Atkinson-cycle petrol engine produces 97 hp and a peak torque of 142 Nm, working in tandem with two electric motors that generate 71 hp and 163 Nm of torque, with a combined power of 122 hp. The system is mated to an Electrically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (E-CVT) that contributes to an outstanding fuel consumption value of 23.7km/L. Drivers can also choose between ECO, NORMAL, and SPORT driving modes to suit their driving styles. In addition, a separately-switchable EV Mode can be combined with any of these three driving modes, for a silent and emission-free driving at low speeds and for short distances.