- 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross starting at $33,000 (before road costs)
- Hybrid option across the range; three trim levels: GX, GXL and Atmos
- All-wheel drive or two-wheel drive available
the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross The small SUV will arrive in Australia during October, with the range opening from $33,000 before road costs.
There will be the option of hybrid power across the range, with three trim levels and both two- and four-wheel drive available.
Toyota Australia has confirmed local pricing and features for the Corolla Cross, from Japan, which offers a 2.0-liter naturally aspirated petrol engine or a 2.0-liter hybrid with front or four-wheel drive.
2023 Toyota Corolla Crossed Prices
The front-wheel drive gasoline Corolla Cross GX starts at $33,000 before road costsrising to $49,050 for the flagship all-wheel drive hybrid.
As standard, the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross GX gains:
|17-inch alloy wheels|
|daytime running lights|
|Auto-retractable heated exterior mirrors|
|automatic air conditioning|
|Seats of fabric|
|Smart entry and start (keyless)|
|8.0 inch touch screen|
|Six-speaker audio system|
|Wireless Apple Car Play|
|Wired Android Car|
The 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross GXL adds:
|front fog lights|
|rear privacy glass|
|Combination seats with leather and cloth trim|
|Leather-trimmed shift knob and steering wheel|
|Dual zone air conditioning|
|10.5-inch touch screen|
|Second row USB-C ports|
The flagship 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Atmos adds:
|18-inch alloy wheels|
|Power liftgate with reverse sensor|
|Leather-trimmed seats with heated front seats|
|Eight driver position power adjustment|
|heated steering wheel|
|wireless phone charger|
|Automatic rain-sensing windshield wipers|
|12.3-inch fully digital instrument cluster|
engine and transmission
As standard, the entry-level Corolla Cross GX will feature a naturally aspirated 2.0-litre petrol engine shared with the regular Corolla hatch/sedan and RAV4, producing 126kW of power, with a CVT automatic transmission and front-wheel drive.
Hybrid versions, $2,500 in addition to the base price of petrol, use a new-to-Australia 2.0-litre petrol engine with 112kW and electric motors of unknown outputs.
The front-wheel drive hybrid has a combined power output of 146kW abroad, along with an electronically controlled continuously variable automatic transmission (e-CVT).
Moving up to the four-wheel drive hybrid, available in mid-GXL and flagship Atmos versions and asking $3000 for the 2WD hybrid, adds a second electric motor, for 164kW in total. This configuration has a 0-100 km/h sprint time of 8.1 seconds.
Exact fuel consumption figures have yet to be announced, but Toyota Australia has confirmed the GX Hybrid FWD is rated at 4.4 l/100 km in urban conditions.
Under the skin, the FWD variants sport a torsion beam rear suspension, while the AWD grades adopt a multi-link setup.
size and space
It rides on an identical 2,640mm wheelbase to the C-HR, and measures 4,460mm long, 1,825mm wide and 1,620mm tall.
For reference, the RAV4’s wheelbase is 50mm longer, while the Yaris Cross’s is 80mm shorter, at 2,560mm.
However, despite sitting between the Yaris Cross and RAV4 in size, the Corolla Cross is lower than the Yaris Cross, at 160mm of ground clearance, compared to 170mm and 195mm for the Yaris Cross. and the RAV4, respectively.
Braked towing capacity is 750kg, regardless of drivetrain, while the unbraked limit is 725kg to 750kg.
As standard, all grades will include the latest Toyota Safety Sense suite, including Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), Lane Keep Assist and Adaptive Cruise Control plus Lane Change Assist, Pre-Collision Assist (Warning) with pedestrian and cyclist detection, active (adaptive) cruise control with cornering speed detection and lane departure warning.
A center airbag between the front seats, designed to prevent a potentially fatal head-on collision between the driver and front passenger in the event of a side impact, will be present across the range.
GX and GXL
As standard, the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross GX and GXL feature:
|Autonomous emergency braking|
|Lane Keeping Assistant|
|adaptive cruise control|
|lane change assistant|
|Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection|
|Active cruise control with cornering speed reduction|
|lane following assistant|
|Lane departure alert|
|Eight SRS airbags|
|automatic high beam|
|Blind Spot Monitoring with Safe Exit Assist|
|Rear Cross Traffic Alert|
The Corolla Cross Atmos halo adds:
|Automatic front and rear parking brake assist with detection of stationary objects and vehicles crossing from behind|
|Panoramic View Monitor (PVM)|
Currently, all new Toyotas are covered by a five-year unlimited KM warranty that includes Toyota-made parts, panels and accessories.
Under certain conditions, Toyota may extend your engine and transmission warranty for two years if you comply with its annual service schedule.
New Toyota owners will also be covered for any required car or trailer rentals for the first seven years of ownership.
the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross It will arrive in Australian showrooms during the fourth quarter of 2022 (October to December inclusive).
It will compete in the small SUV segment in Australia, with rivals including the Mazda CX-30, Hyundai Kona, Kia Seltos, Mitsubishi ASX, MG ZS and Haval Jolion, as well as Toyota’s own C-HR.