2017 Toyota Corolla Facelift Officially Unveiled in Russia!

2017 Toyota Corolla unveil in Russia

Back in March this year, Toyota released official photos of 2017 Corolla’s face-lift. After receiving a lot of media buzz, it finally gets an official debut.  The announcement took place in Russia on Thursday. Toyota is no stranger to the concept of mid-cycle upgrades since both 9th and 10th generation Corollas got face-lifts following three years of their original release. As per the officials at Toyota, the update would be released to other markets soon, and it will serve as a mid-cycle refresh for the eleventh generation Corolla, which was released back in 2013 (2014 in Pakistan).

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Toyota Corolla Facelift exterior changes

The update gives Corolla a newly designed front end which now looks to embrace Toyota’s new bold and keen look design language. 2017 Corolla’s headlights also receive a redesign. The headlamp set-up now looks more sleek thanks to a newly designed strip style LED lamps coupled with new daylight running lights. Moreover, the front grille is now thinner, which seems to have drawn inspiration from its current U.S. borne brother. Corolla’s front bumper gets a refresh to compliment the new headlamps and grille. Side stance and rear end remain pretty much similar to the current iteration. As far as the exterior is concerned, the front end brings the greatest amount of design changes. Once you step inside, the first thing you notice is the new circular design of air conditioning vents. Moreover, HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) controls too see a minor redesign along with a slight change of instrument panel’s placement on the dash. MID (Multi-Information Display) now comes with a 4.2inch colour display along with updated software. Toyota claims that interior’s build quality has been improved and that they have fine-tuned the ride quality, electric power steering and noise insulation of the car.

2017 Toyota Corolla Facelift

Technically, only ground clearance sees an increase of 15mm from previous 135mm to 150mm raising the overall height of 2017 Toyota Corolla. As of now, officials at Toyota are reporting that transmission and engine offerings would remain unchanged. Toyota Russia plans to begin sales of the refreshed 2017 Toyota Corolla this summer, with Toyota Global eager to roll it out to Asian and European Markets by Q1 of 2017. Usually, Corolla’s face-lifts reach Pakistan around six to nine months after the global debut so we can expect to see 2017 Corolla in our market somewhere at the start of next year.

Have a look: European And US Toyota Corolla To Get Facelift For 2017 Model Years




Adan Ali

Adan is a Guest Writer at Dawn.com and a Member of Board at Nixor Corporate. Previously, he has served as CEO of The Nixor Times along with contributing to PakWheels.com. He is a student at Nixor College, set to pursue an undergraduate degree in Journalism at Northwestern University. He tweets @adanali12

  • Umar Pal

    Why does its front light seems like inspired from Civic X. :O.
    BTW its a great faceilft.

  • Hassan Rao

    It also resembles to new Prius

  • Geekpk

    more aggressive than new civic IMO

  • Usman Haider Sheikh

    there are 4 types of faces for 11th gen corolla being sold in china, corolla(the one we get) corolla hybrid, levin, levin hybrid, it is more similar to one of those. I plan to import the front of one of those and facelift a local corolla.

  • Mohsin Javed

    still ugly

  • Mohsin Javed

    Civic has classier looks

  • Junaid Abbas

    This new Corolla rocks, Just look at the headlights – it even beats the new Audi Headlights, the new Civic sucks in every way possible. The front , the rear, And the dashboard is even hopeless than this Corolla

  • AQ

    Headlights looks good, but Interior is like 1950s. Cant compete with Honda

  • ahmer hameed

    when is it coming to Pakistan, any idea ?

  • annonymous

    sure it looks “classy” just have a look at its hideous tail lights…corolla has a much better exterior but interior of civic is better than corolla

  • Ammar Asif

    Atleast they have better finishing then honda Civic2016

  • Caravacio

    Toyota indus has started to give the option of metallic colors in the xli model. When this happens it means that the either the model is getting changed or the car is getting a facelift