Toyota Nigeria Limited (TNL) unveils the new Toyota Corolla sedan at the 21st Abuja International Motor Fair.
The new Corolla was unveiled by the DG of the National Automotive Design and Development Council.
Toyota Nigeria Limited (TNL) also displayed sedans, SUVs, armoured vehicles, pickups during the annual auto show.
Toyota Nigeria Limited (TNL) used the recently held 21st Abuja International Motor Fair to launch the latest Toyota Corolla sedan into the Nigerian market at the International Conference Centre, the venue of this year’s auto show.
The new Corolla was unveiled by the Director General of the National Automotive Design and Development Council, Jelani Aliyu, who was represented by Director, Industrial Infrastructure Development Department at the council Dr Noah Omisanya.
During the unveiling, the NADDC boss pointed out the differences between the new sedan and the model it is replacing, including the new Corolla looks, as well as other unique features, including keyless entry and touch buttons.
While noting that the Corolla had been a leading model in the market, she also revealed that the sedan will be assembled at Toyota Nigeria plant in Lagos.
The NADDC boss affirmed that Japanese remains a reputable brand in Nigeria and across the globe.
“The new Toyota Corolla is an improvement on its predecessor both in design and comfort amenities and I am highly impressed that Toyota Nigeria will be assembling it at its plant in Lagos,”
During the event, TNL, the sole distributor of Toyota Motor Corporation Japan in Nigeria, also displayed other new models from the Toyota family, including the new Starlet and the RAV 4. Sedans, SUVs, Pick Up Trucks and Armoured Vehicles, were all displayed by Toyota Nigeria during the auto show.
The Toyota Corolla
The new Toyota Corolla is equipped with leather seat, seven inch-multi info display Bluetooth, seven speakers, eco and sport driving mode, auto dual mode air conditioning system, wireless door lock, keyless entry and push button.
Safety features includes seven air bags, anti-lock brake system (ABS/EBD), high mount stop lamp, vehicle stability control, anti theft system, driver and passenger seat belt warning, rear and front-packing sensors.
Powering it is a 1.8 litre, 16 valves, four cylinder petrol engine with maximum output, of 138/6400 (kw/rpm) and maximum torque of 173/4000 (Nm/rpm).