A Comparison Between the New Toyota Corolla Cross & Top SUVs

toyota corolla cross vs top suvs

The car industry is constantly evolving, with new car models being introduced every year. While car buyers may be excited to get the latest model, they often face a dilemma when deciding which car will work best for them. The Toyota Corolla Cross offers exciting features to their customers. In this article, we’ll take a detailed look at Toyota Cross and top SUVs and compare them in terms of interior, exterior, and engine features so you can make an informed decision about which one suits your needs better!

Toyota Corolla Cross Vs Kia Sportage

The latest Toyota Cross Premium comes with the 1.8L Hybrid engine of the 4th generation. This engine modification gives an output of 168hp with 305Nm Torque. However, KIA Sportage houses the 2.0L MPI gasoline engine that can produce 155hp and 196Nm Torque. While Corolla Cross can be described as a hybrid SUV, it leads in terms of engine performance.

Considering the transmission details, Corolla Cross comes with an ECVT transmission, and Sportage has a six-speed automatic transmission. Like engines, Toyota also takes the lead in setting up the transmission.

Exterior

Corolla Cross Premium features LED fog lamps, while Sportage has halogen lamps as opposed to LEDs. Both SUVs feature DRLs. Additionally, Corolla Cross comes with 17-Inches Alloy Rims, and KIA Sportage Pakistan provides 18-inch alloys for Sportage.

Interior

In the interiors of both SUVs, standard features include a touchscreen with 8 inches cruise control, both rear- and front-facing parking sensors, and a dual-zone automatic air-cooling system. However, there are a few characteristics that make both automobiles distinct from one another.

Safety Features

Each Corolla Cross Premium and Sportage includes the most safety features they share, such as ABS, EBD, VSC, and Hill Start Assist. But, Sportage comes with the Auto-Hold brakes feature, which is not available in Corolla Cross Premium. This could be true; Corolla Cross is a prominent leader in this area, with seven airbags included in the car, whereas Sportage only has two airbags.

Toyota Corolla Cross Vs MG HS & ZS

Toyota Corolla Cross Toyota Corolla Cross offered in Pakistan comes in three different versions. Each model comes with the 1.8-liter 4-cylinder hybrid petrol engine that blends with the power from an electric motor that produces the power of 168hp and 309 Nm in torque.

The MG HS & MG ZS is equipped with the standard 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine paired with a hybrid electric motor. MG HS has 250 Nm with 160hp, and MG ZS has 150 Nm with 116hp.

Exterior

Toyota Corolla Cross looks like a miniature version of the off-road full-sized and mid-sized SUVs from Toyota’s line-up. The car borrows the front grille, and the bumper design from the latest Hilux adds to the car’s luxurious feel.

Both MG HS & ZS have a subtle but elegant style, featuring projector lamps and unique DRLs. Which also serves to function as a sequential indicator. The vehicle’s front end is more appealing thanks to a striking grille that is flanked by the chrome trimming piece.

Interior

Although it isn’t extravagant, the Corolla Cross has an incredibly intuitive, modern, and stylish interior. It is typical of Toyota automobiles. The Corolla Cross’s dash design is basic but familiar, with a limited amount of buttons and screens, making it easy to maintain a neat appearance.

Overall, both MG HS & ZS have a luxurious cabin, with leather stitched on the doors, the seats, and the dashboard. The SUV is also equipped with intriguing features, like an expansive sunroof and LED lights that enhance the visual appeal.

Toyota Corolla Cross vs Hyundai Tucson

The Toyota Corolla Cross boasts the 4th generation 1.8-liter hybrid motor. When combined with an electric motor, it generates 168 horsepower at 3600 RPM and 305 Nm in torque when running at 3600 RPM. It’s a front-wheel drive, which means all power is directed to the front wheels through an electronic CVT automated transmission.

The Hyundai Tucson 2.0-liter MPI petrol engine generates 155 horsepower and a torque of 196 Nm. The 1.8L hybrid engine of the Corolla Cross beats Tucson’s 2.0L petrol engine by delivering greater power and efficiency, and fuel economy.

Exterior

Each SUV comes equipped with headlamps with projection LEDs. The premium version of Cross comes with LED fog lamps, while the Tucson variant supports a halogen one. Tucson features an edge that has cornering lights on top of Corolla Cross.

Although the Corolla Cross Premium has a standard sunroof, Tucson has a panoramic one. Tucson also has a distinct advantage because of its more advanced tires and alloy wheels that measure 18 inches instead of the Corolla Cross 17-inch alloy wheels.

Interior

The Tucson AWD’s floating 10-inch touchscreen is more effective than Cross’s standard 8-inch touchscreen. However, Corolla Cross Premium has an advantage due to the 7-inches LCD used for multi-information display instead of Tucson 4.2-inch.

Corolla Cross does offer cameras for rearview. However, it’s just a standard rearview, but nothing compared to Hyundai Tucson’s rearview with dynamic guidelines. In essence, it’s an auto-pilot system that can prevent accidents when parking a vehicle. Hyundai Tucson also has an additional feature, wireless charging for devices.

Toyota Corolla Cross vs. Toyota Yaris Cross

Most Corolla Cross models include the 168hp 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, whereas the Toyota Yaris offers 1.5L -liter 3-cylinder engine. When combined with an electric motor, it produces an impressive 168 horsepower at 3600 RPM. the torque is 305 Nm when running at 3600 RPM. The hybrid engine of Toyota Yaris cross produces 120 horsepower as well as 145 Nm torque.

Exterior

Corolla cross has automatic headlamps and headlights and breaks with fog lights. It also has a projector front fog LED light and a shark fin antenna. Yaris Cross makes a statement imposing wheel arches to its two-tone body that can be added to the Urban grade. However, it lacks front fog lights as well as rear wipers and a remote trunk opener.

Interior

The Corolla Cross’s dashboard is an information display that is square and surrounded by shortcut keys. The Corolla Cross car interior offers an 8-inch display system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and SiriusXM satellite radios, whereas Toyota Yaris lacks these accessories. Corolla Cross child seat, rear ventilation, and central console armrest are not present in Yaris.

Safety

Corolla Cross offers adaptive cruise control as well as automatic emergency braking and lane departure warning. It has rear seatbelts, vehicle stability control, hill assist, hill control, anti-pinch power windows. Toyota Yaris lacks all of this safety equipment making Corolla an obvious winner.