This is the all-new Corolla Altis, it features a sharper design for a sportier overall look. Its interior has also been upgraded to match its exterior. As expected from a new Toyota, airbags, Electronic Stability Control are now standard across the range. Higher-end variants get additional safety features like lane-trace assist, lane-departure alert, and dynamic radar cruise control.The all-new Corolla Altis rides on the Japanese carmaker's new TNGA architecture. It now gets an independent multi-link rear suspension with upper and lower arms, this is an upgrade over the twist beam rear end used by the last three generations of Altis.For the first time in the country, the Corolla Altis will be offered with conventional and hybrid powerplants. The traditional variants get a 1.6-liter gasoline unit which produces 121hp and 153Nm of torque. The Hybrid variant gets a 1.8-liter Atkinson-cycle gasoline engine and an electric motor, this delivers a full system output of 121hp. The 1.6 variants can be paired to either a 6-speed manual transmission or a continuously variable transmission, while the Hybrid variant can only be ordered with a continuously variable transmission.
White Pearl paint is available on the V variants for an additioinal P15,000.