Al-Futtaim Motors launches 2018 Toyota Corolla
Al-Futtaim Motors launches 2018 Toyota Corolla
• Refined, advanced and sophisticated design • Multi Drive 7S transmission for enhanced fuel efficiency and enhanced driving pleasure • New standard safety features across the line-up
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 9, 2017 – Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has announced the launch of the 2018 Toyota Corolla, with two efficient and enjoyable engines, including a choice of 1.6-litre and a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engines, combining great fuel economy with driving pleasure. Keeping the dynamic and modern design unveiled with the 2017 Corolla, the latest iteration of this crowd favourite features a premium interior, outstanding fuel efficiency offering up to 27% better efficiency than its nearest competitor thanks to its efficient engine choices and the Multi Drive 7S transmission, in addition to a host of new standard safety features across the range. “For more than fifty years, Corolla has been the workhorse that many Emiratis have depended on for their daily commutes around the UAE. It is a symbol of the quality, durability and reliability that has become synonymous with Toyota,” said Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Toyota at Al-Futtaim Motors. “For 2018, customers can expect to get even more value for their money, with more engine choices, more grades and a host of standard features that will make their driving experience even more enjoyable, while maintaining Corolla’s legendary fuel efficiency and driving pleasure.” All new 2018 Corolla comes with a host of new standard safety features, including Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Tire Pressure Warning System (TPWS) and Rear Fog Lamps. The Corolla SE 1.6-litre comes with Wireless Door Lock, 4-speaker Audio with CD, Auxiliary, USB and Bluetooth, steering wheel controls for audio and telephone, Dual Front Airbags, Cruise Control, and Rear Parking Sensors. The Corolla SE+ 1.6-litre adds 15-inch alloy wheels, while the Corolla Limited 1.6-litre comes with 16-inch alloy wheels, a leather-trimmed steering wheel, Smart Entry and Push Start Button, Optitron speedometer with TFT Display, front fog lamps, folding door mirrors, chrome door handles, and a 6-speaker sound system. The 2.0-litre equipped Corolla SE comes equipped with all the standard amenities available on the 1.6-litre variant, in addition to 15-inch alloy wheels and a 6-speaker sound system, while the SE+ also adds 16-inch alloys and a 6-speaker sound system with addition steering wheel MID controls. The top of the range 2.0-litre Corolla Limited comes with standard Daytime Running Lights (DRL), LED headlights, auto headlight levelling, sunroof and auto air conditioning. The 2018 Corolla is offered in 8 different exterior colours, with standard fabric seats across the range. Prices start at AED 67,500 for the 1.6-litre Corolla SE, AED 69,900 for the 1.6-litre Corolla SE+, and AED 73,900 for the 1.6-litre Corolla Limited. The 2.0-litre Corolla SE is priced at AED 71,500, while the 2.0-litre Corolla SE+ comes in at AED 74,900, and AED 78,900 for the 2.0-litre Corolla Limited. For more information about the new 2018 Toyota Corolla and available offers, or to book a test drive, please visit www.toyota.ae -ENDS-
About Al-Futtaim Motors Al-Futtaim Motors is the exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, Hino trucks and Toyota Material Handling Equipment in the UAE. Established in 1955, Al-Futtaim Motors is considered the largest company within the Al-Futtaim Automotive Group, whose vision is to be the automotive company of choice, by providing value-based customer experiences, enabled by an empowered and engaged workforce. The company operates a large network of showrooms and service centres, offering world class service at every touch point of the customer journey. Al-Futtaim Motors not only leads the rapid development of the automotive business in the United Arab Emirates while contributing to its Principals’ worldwide growth, but also spearheads the automotive environmental movement, having started the sustainable mobility journey six years ago with the introduction of automotive hybrid solutions into the UAE market. Today, Al-Futtaim Motors offers eco-conscious businesses and individuals the largest choice of hybrid solutions through Lexus, Toyota and Hino.
About Al-Futtaim Motors- Toyota Al-Futtaim Motors is a member of the Al-Futtaim Group, the leading UAE business conglomerate. It has operated the Toyota franchise in the United Arab Emirates for almost 6 decades. The company started its operation in 1955 with the arrival of the first shipment of 28 Land Cruisers and Toyopets from Japan. It has since become the largest distributor of automobiles and automotive products in the UAE and the company has gone from strength to strength expanding its presence through a network of high profile Toyota showrooms and service centres providing convenient touch points for motorists in every corner of the UAE. Al-Futtaim Motors offers a comprehensive choice of Toyota models ranging from compact, sedan, SUV, MPV and LCV options. While the Yaris Hatchback monopolises the compact range, the Sedan series offers a wide choice of vehicles such as Yaris Sedan, Corolla, Camry, Avalon and Aurion. The SUV range comprises the legendary Land Cruiser, Land Cruiser Prado, FJ Cruiser, Fortuner and RAV4. While the MPV range features Innova, Previa and the 7-seat Avanza, the LCV line up covers the Land Cruiser Pick-up, Hilux, Hiace and Coaster. Al-Futtaim Motors also offers the purists’ sports car, the front engine rear wheel drive Toyota 86. In 2016, the company launched Toyota Prius, the world’s most popular hybrid car, in its efforts towards making the future of the UAE a more sustainable one. The company currently operates 16 Toyota showrooms conveniently located across the UAE. For more information please log on to www.toyota.ae; https://www.facebook.com/ToyotaUAE
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