Toyota Unveils Corolla Cross Model Gets the Gr-S with Cosmetic and Suspension Changes Priced from R453 000

Toyota Unveils Corolla Cross Model Gets the Gr-S with Cosmetic and Suspension Changes Priced from R453 000

  • The locally-built Toyota Corolla Cross is now available in GR-S form priced from R453 200
  • The SUV has been a revelation for the Japanese carmaker in the sales charts, performing extremely well
  • The GR-S nomenclature offers cosmetic changes and slight suspension and steering tweaks to the popular SUV

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Toyota has rolled a new derivative off its production line in Durban: the Corolla Cross GR-S.

Toyota Corolla Cross GR-S stationary
The Toyota Corolla Cross GR-S is built at the carmaker's Prospecton Plant. Image: Motorpress
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According to Motorpress, the GR-S Corolla Cross is priced at R453 200 and is available with a six-year or 90 000km service plan as standard.

The GR-S denomination offers buyers a sportier-looking vehicle by virtue of a trio of two-tone colour options with a black-roof, black 18-inch wheels, GR badging and interior touches.

Under the skin, Toyota has made tweaks to the SUV's suspension componentry and power steering module (EPS).

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The power is from a naturally-aspirated 1.8-litre petrol engine, mated to a CVT transmission, Toyota reports.

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Briefly News reports that following the obligatory lifecycle updates and spec enhancements, the Toyota C-HR represents an incredibly capable product offering.

The updated model continues to be powered by a 1.2-litre turbocharged engine with 85kW and 185Nm mated to a CVT or six-speed manual transmission.

Three trim levels available are the 1.2T, Plus, and Luxury. In addition, there are new 18-inch wheels fitted to the Plus and Luxury grade models. New hues for the range include Midnight Purple, Fierce Red, and Eclipse Black options.

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