Further strengthening the 55-year legacy of Toyota Corolla, Al-Futtaim Toyota has announced that the iconic Corolla model has surpassed sales of 50 million units worldwide. The incredible milestone underlines the enduring appeal of the much-loved model, which is globally renowned for providing low operating costs and reliable, trouble-free motoring stemming from quality engineering, together with outstanding comfort levels.
Andy Barratt, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Toyota and Al-Futtaim Lexus commented: â€śWe are proud to have achieved this fantastic milestone, which demonstrates the huge impact the Corolla has had on peopleâ€™s lives, not just here in the UAE but around the world. Being the worldâ€™s best-selling car speaks volumes about the satisfaction and loyalty our customers have towards Corolla and the Toyota brand. Corollaâ€™s legendary reputation for quality and reliability, combined with its exceptional comfort and efficiency, has led to these incredible sales. I would like to thank all of our past, present, and future customers for placing their trust in us.â€ť
Since its launch in 1966, the Corolla series has continued to evolve in line with the needs of the times and remains a highly popular choice among drivers. New advanced features and functions have been introduced to suit the expectations of customers, all while inheriting the original modelâ€™s core DNAâ€•reliability and usabilityâ€•from the very first generation.
Exemplifying Toyotaâ€™s continuous commitment to providing environmentally-friendly vehicles is the addition of a hybrid electric (HEV) model, which combines two power sources consisting of a petrol engine and two electric motors. The class-leading model offers the lowest fuel consumption value in its category at 27.6km/L, enabling customers to contribute to a greener future while enjoying the increased driving satisfaction provided by its advanced technologies. The HEV model offers exceptional cabin quietness and smooth acceleration, especially when accelerating from a stand-still.