‘All Eyes on Style’ … as the satin cloth began slipping away to reveal the distinctively restyled all new 2017 Toyota Corolla…when it came into view, there were gasps of admiration, “The new Corolla is really far more stylish than before,” exclaimed an enthusiast, “This is what I had hoped would happen and in fact Toyota has listened to the Voice of the Customer and made the 2017 model even more appealing and rewarding.”
The Corolla launch event was graced by Honorable Chief Guest His Highness SayyidTarik bin Shabib Al Said along with Sayyid Khalid bin Hamadbin Hamoud Al Busaidi, Chairman, SABCO Group and H.E. Eng. Ahmed bin Hassan Al Dheeb, Undersecretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, in the presence of Saud Mohamed Bahwan.
At the venue – the futuristic Toyota Pavilion at Oman Motor Show 2016 – scores of eager Toyota enthusiasts were present along with friends and family…a clear indication of the mass excitement that the new Corolla generates.
Emphasizing the significance of the launch of the new 2017 Toyota Corolla, a prominent online automotive site stated, “Toyota has a big influence on the industry. Now, the Corolla is no different – with over 40 million sales, this go-getter is just getting started. People have been speculating about the new edition for quite some time now, and there used to be this mystery fog around it – nobody really knew when it was going to come out, or even what it could look like!”
Making a strong design statement with its unique visual signature, the Corolla Multi Drive 7S signifies Toyota’s brand evolution. The Corolla’s design theme combines clean lines and balanced proportions to give it an immediate visual impact. It tapers at the front and rear of the vehicle to help emphasize the wheel arches and wheels-to-the-corner stance.
Indeed the 2017 Corolla attracts all the right attention. There are many distinctive upshots of the 2017 restyle. According to the Saud Bahwan Automotive spokesperson, “The new 2017 Corolla has been restyled to turn heads, arrest attention. These include a refreshingly redesigned grille that set off its stylish profile. The new front bumper, the redesigned headlamps, daytime running lights & fog lamps further accentuates the effect. A truly well-heeled look is imparted by the New Alloy Wheels as it passes by. Finally, like perfume wafting in the air, the new rear combination lamps & rear spoiler leave a lasting impression. The 2017 Corolla is now available with two new exciting colours – Beige Metallic & Phantom Brown Metallic”
Stepping in, one is greeted by the aesthetically refreshed interior of the new Corolla. It boasts of a refreshed and pleasingly contoured Dashboard, even the A/C vents have been redesigned to enhance the new Corolla experience. The new Corolla is up-to-date on the inside with the new design Display Audio System, Steering Wheel with controls and automatic Air Conditioner. In other words, Toyota Corolla 2017 is ready to come out and play. No wonder then that industry experts are giving rave reviews on the new Corolla.
The feature-rich Corolla is an exceptional value, but that is not all. The world famous Toyota Corolla is no less than an icon. Not only does it have a legendary reputation, it offers a truly impressive resale value, even after years of use. It was no surprise for anyone that when the Multi Drive 7S transmission equipped Toyota Corolla was introduced in Oman, it quickly climbed to the top of the list of favourites.
Customers love the fact that the Corolla has Multi Drive 7S Transmission that allows them to ‘Drive Smooth and Save Smart.’ It does so by delivering a very smooth, yet powerful driving performance; topping it up with gratifying fuel efficiency. TheMulti Drive 7S continuously variable transmission meticulously controls the speed and shifting pattern to realize excellent power train performance while ensuring a powerful and linear acceleration. It also has a 7-Speed Sequential Shiftmatic Mode with Manual Gear Shifting-like characteristics that give the driver complete control when required. Under the bonnet lies, a 2.0 litre engine mated with the Multi Drive 7S transmission. Apart from this, the Corolla is also available with a 1.6 litre engine that offers excellent fuel efficiency.
It is indeed fortunate for many customers that the ‘Toyota never-before’ offer is currently running. At this moment, the Corolla, even the 2017 YM, is available with an attractive cash gift. Customers are advised to make the most of this wonderful opportunity to own one of the best-loved cars across the world.
The 2017 Corolla comes with an array of safety, comfort and convenience specifications that add to customers’ delight – including ABS with EBD and Brake Assist, Cruise Control, Vehicle Stability Control System and the Tyre Pressure Monitoring System. Engineered to provide high active and passive safety standards, the Corolla also offers enhanced pedestrian impact protection. The adoption of numerous energy absorbing components offer significantly improved pedestrian protection in the event of a frontal impact. For occupant protection, impact-absorbing structures have been adopted for the interior part of the pillar areas to ensure cabin safety. To help reduce the impact of a collision on occupants, the 2017 Corolla Multi Drive 7S is equipped with SRS Airbags for the driver and front passenger.
In addition to the above, the Corolla also features other class-leading features such as LED Projector Headlamps with Integrated-type Daylight Running Lights, Smart Entry System with Push Button Start, new Sport Drive mode, Auto Headlamp Levelling, Chrome Garnished Retractable Outer Mirrors with Turn Signals and Moonroof, amongst others.
The new 2017 Corolla invites you to visit any Toyota showroom for a closer look.
All specifications listed above are standard Toyota equipment. Safety kit (fire extinguisher, warning triangle, tyre pressure gauge & first aid kit) is a dealer installed non-Toyota item provided on Toyota models as standard equipment. The vehicle specifications may change without prior notice. Pictures and colours may differ from actual specifications of the vehicles. For further details & to ascertain availability of stocks, please visit your nearest Toyota showroom
In Oman, Toyota’s outstanding product quality is supported by the nationwide parts and service network of Saud Bahwan Automotive. No wonder then that today, Toyota is one of the most trusted and well-known brands.