Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid: First look of Toyota’s first locally assembled electric vehicle in Pakistan

12:18 PM | 7 Dec, 2023
Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid: First look of Toyota’s first locally assembled electric vehicle in Pakistan
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Indus Motor Company (IMC), the maker of Toyota vehicles in Pakistan, has rolled out a new addition to the Corolla line, and the vehicle is a crossover SUV, the company’s first-ever locally manufactured hybrid vehicle.

Indus Motors invested $100 million to manufacture hybrid vehicles in the South Asian nation, and now the company has introduced 4th generation crossover SUV Toyota Corolla Cross hybrid. The SUV is said to be launched in two variants, Toyota Corolla Cross (Non Hybrid) and Toyota Corolla Cross HEV (Hybrid Electric Vehicle).

The first look of Corolla Cross surfaced in what is said to be the line-off ceremony. The ride looks sleek and athletic, has a double trapezoid front grille, LED projection headlights, and curtain daytime running lights on the front.

Toyota unveiled the locally built Corolla Cross Hybrid at the ceremony held in Karachi on Wednesday, which was attended by officials as well as government officials.

IMC expressed gratitude to stakeholders for their support, saying milestone reflects the deep-rooted friendship between Islamabad, and Tokyo.

The officials also shed light on growing trend of consumers choosing Hybrid Electric Vehicles in Asia. IMC pinned hopes that customers would be excited to get their hands on Corolla Cross HEV.

Toyota Corolla Cross price in Pakistan

Indus Motor Company has not announced the price of Toyota Corolla Cross, and its variants. Unverified reports claimed that the starting price of the vehicle will be Rs12,249,000, and 
The top-of-the-line variant will cost Rs13,419,000 in Pakistan.

The company also issued a denial against a fake circular doing rounds on internet. The sham document claims launch of the highly anticipated Corolla Cross along with specific pricing details.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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