Toyota Corolla Altis is one of the best selling sedan cars in India that competes with the likes of Hyundai Elantra , Chevrolet Cruze, Volkswagen Jetta etc. It is currently in its eleventh generation and Toyota Corolla Altis 1.8 J(S) is the mid level petrol variant of the car. It hosts a 1.8-litre petrol engine that has been mated to 6-speed manual transmission. The car flaunts several luxurious and high-end features.
Toyota Corolla Altis 1.8 J(S) is blessed with extravagant and luxurious interiors. The layout of the dashboard is neat and the 7 inch touch screen infotainment system is the highlight of the cabin. The instrument cluster is bright and clear. The driver’s seat comes with 8-way adjustable feature. The car offers best in class leg room. Rear reclining seats and paddle shift are some of the other notable interior features. Some of the striking convenience features offered by the car are cruise control, rear power socket, steering mounted audio controls, etc.
The McPherson Strut type of suspension at the front and Torsion Beam type of suspension at the rear ensures a smooth drive. The highly communicative steering wheel aids in better handling of this vehicle. Toyota Corolla Altis 1.8 J(S) offers good straight line stability as well. The car is good to drive on the Highways as well inside the city due to its decent driving dynamics.
The front axle of the car comes fitted with ventilated disc brakes while the rear axle gets solid disc brakes. The presence of features like ABS, EBD and Brake Assist strengthen the braking mechanism further. For the safety of the occupants, Toyota Corolla Altis 1.8 J(S) comes fitted with dual SRS airbags for the driver and the front passenger. It also gets engine immobilizer plus alarm, intermittent wipers, rear fog lamps, day and night inner rear view mirror etc. as other important safety features.