Review, price and specifications of the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross

Review, price and specifications of the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross


Toyota made it Corolla Of SUVs with the 2023 Corolla Cross, which is a blessing and a curse at the same time. The Cross features the nameplate’s signature affordability with an added dose of practicality. Unfortunately, it also inherits the compact car’s forgettable driving character and great performance. Its design, while unmemorable, at least skews toward the bland end of the spectrum, and the sporty trim adds a bit of visual pizzazz to the Corolla Cross’s appeal. The Corolla Cross is powered by a 169-hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder, but if you’re looking for extra power, there’s the Corolla Cross Hybrid (reviewed separately) which adds three electric motors to increase combined output to 196 hp. The Corolla Cross’s vents are larger at the bottom Rav 4 in Toyota lineup It finds itself facing famous competitors such as: Jeep Compass. Unlike the Jeep, the Toyota comes standard with a host of driver-assistance features, including adaptive cruise control and lane-keep assist.

Preview of the Toyota Corolla Cross buyer's guide review

What’s new for 2023?

Aside from the hybrid model that will be launched for the 2023 model year, the non-hybrid Corolla Cross sees some notable changes, but all models get an updated infotainment system with an 8.0-inch screen.

Pricing and which one to buy

Pricing for the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross starts at $24,960 and goes up to $29,065 depending on trim and options.

We rarely recommend higher-spec equipment, but the XLE is the model that offers the equipment many SUV buyers are looking for, including a 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, climate control, Blind spot, front and rear parking sensors, and beautiful 18-inch alloy wheels.

Engine, transmission and performance

All non-hybrid Corolla Cross models come with a 169-hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and a continuously variable automatic transmission; Front-wheel drive is standard, but all-wheel drive is available as an option. During our first test drive, we complained that acceleration was sluggish and that the engine seemed noisy, especially at high revs. At our test track, our all-wheel-drive test car achieved a time of 9.2 seconds at 60 mph. Sloths move faster. The Corolla Cross’s ride is acceptable, so buyers looking for comfort will be satisfied. The Corolla Cross Hybrid reached 60 mph in 7.3 seconds at our test track, but we’re reviewing that model separately.

Real-world fuel economy and MPG

The EPA estimates the front-wheel-drive Corolla Cross is good for 31 mpg city and 33 mpg highway; Going with the all-wheel drive model drops those numbers to 29 and 32, respectively. On our website Highway fuel economy test at 75 mph, the Corolla Cross missed its highway fuel economy rating slightly and delivered 30 mpg. For more information about the Corolla Cross’s fuel economy, visit Environmental Protection Agency website.

Interior, comfort and charging

Drivers familiar with the Corolla sedan will find themselves at home inside the Corolla Cross. The dashboard design, interior materials, and convenience features are nearly identical to the four-door model. However, the Corolla Cross’s larger dimensions provide more space for passengers – especially in the back seat – and additional luggage space. Lower trims are much more basic, but the XLE model comes with nice faux leather upholstery, heated front seats, a leather-wrapped shift knob, and a fold-down center armrest for rear-seat passengers.

Information, entertainment and communication

From the Corolla Cross’s dashboard emerges a square infotainment display running Toyota’s latest software interface. Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and SiriusXM satellite radio are standard, but wireless smartphone charging, rear-seat USB charging ports and a JBL stereo system are optional.

Safety and driver assistance features

With the Corolla Cross, Toyota will continue its current trend of standardization Driver assistance features By offering a range of systems on all models that include adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, and lane departure warning. For more information about the Corolla Cross’s crash test results, visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).) sites. Key safety features are likely to include:

  • Standard automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection
  • Standard lane departure warning
  • Standard adaptive cruise control

Warranty and maintenance coverage

New Toyota models come with a fairly basic standard warranty package, but the company is offering two years of free scheduled maintenance to sweeten the deal. Competitors like Kia Seltos or Hyundai Kona They may offer more value to high-mileage drivers with their 100,000-mile policies.

  • The limited warranty covers three years or 36,000 miles
  • The powertrain warranty covers five years or 60,000 miles
  • Free maintenance is covered for two years or 25,000 miles
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Toyota Corolla Cross XLE 2022, four-wheel drive
Vehicle type: Front engine, 4 wheel drive, 5 passengers, 4 doors

Base/as tested: $28,840/$32,170
Options: JBL speakers, $1,465; Convenience Package, $1,250; Adaptive headlights, $615

DOHC 16 valves, Atkinson cycle inline-4, aluminum block and head, port and direct fuel injection.
Displacement: 121 in31987 cm3
Power: 169 hp at 6600 rpm
Torque: 150 lb-ft at 4400 rpm

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Automatic continuously variable with one fixed ratio

the structure
Suspension, F/R: Multi-link/struts
Brakes, F/R: 12.0-inch ventilated disc/11.1-inch disc
Tires: Goodyear quality guarantee
225/55R-18 98V M+S

Wheelbase: 103.9 inches
Height: 175.6 inches
Width: 71.9 inches
Height: 64.8 inches
Passenger volume: 89 ft3
Load size: 24 feet3
Net Weight: 3384 lbs

grandfather Test results
60 mph: 9.2 seconds
1/4 mile: 17.0 seconds at 83 mph
110 mph: 39.9 seconds

The above results remove a 1 foot subtraction for 0.3 seconds.
Rolling start, 5-60 mph: 9.6 seconds
Top Gear, 30-50 mph: 4.7 seconds
Top Gear, 50-70 mph: 6.0 seconds
maximum speed (grandfather EDT): 120 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph: 172 ft
Road Holder, 300ft Skateboard: 0.80g

grandfather Fuel economy (4WD with 17-inch wheels)
Highway driving at 75 mph: 30 mpg
Highway range: 390 miles

EPA fuel economy.
Combined/city/highway: 30/29/32 mpg

grandfather Test explained

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