2015 Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V: Higher price yet money well spent

Updated Mar 01, 2021

User's: 4.56/5
Toyota Corolla Altis 2015 is a home run with a distinctive flavor inside.

In this review...

  1. Overview
  2. Exterior
  3. Interior
  4. Accessories
  5. Engine & Performance
  6. Verdict

2015 Toyota Corolla Altis Philippines: Overview

Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V front view

The Corolla (without the Altis suffix) was by far the Toyota’s best-selling model of car ever made. 

The Corolla (without the Altis suffix) was by far the Toyota’s best-selling model of car ever made. However, this story has become a thing of the past since the Vios’s launch, the Vios has been not only the leader in its segment but also the best all-round vehicle that Toyota makes.
 
By the time the Corolla’s 10th generation arrived in large numbers, it looked like a miniature of version Toyota Camry. The new Corolla Altis 2.0 V entered into the market in 2014 breathes this lineup invigoration’s DNA.
 
Let us have a peek on the completely new Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V to discover more about the technicalities of the car.

2015 Toyota Corolla Altis Philippines: Exterior Review

Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V headlight

Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V back view

Concerning its appearance, Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V is designed to work well for the whole family.

The front end is smooth, lustrous and able to move efficiently through air. The broad strokes makes the car look awesome and attractive to customers.

The 2015 Toyota Corolla Altis is upgraded with the standard body kit which makes the car have the appearance of a sports car.

A closer look however the new Toyota Altis has no discernable weak angle. The rear spoiler has the ricey look, yet it does not take away the beauty of the whole car at all.

The new Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V embraces an attractive and dapper package which is supplied complete with elegant features such as the multi-element headlights, the grille, the slim taillights, the bold wheels. 

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2015 Toyota Corolla Altis Philippines: Interior Review

Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V dashboard and steering wheel

The carbon-fiber trim on the dashboard is one of the special features of Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V’s interior

While the new Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V’s exterior has a decorous and sporty appearance, the cabin expresses the amazement at having a distinctive flavor. 

The well-bolstered leather seats holds you comfortably in place. Worth mentioning is carbon-fiber trim on the dashboard, it is actually in the proper position that is suitable to the whole car.

The leather is full of interest, dressy and adorned with thumb hooks that are a joy to grip. Such complex as well as advanced steering wheels which taste a refreshingly different prove well that the new Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V is actually an innovative model. 

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2015 Toyota Corolla Altis Philippines: Accessories

Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V audio system

Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V offers start/stop ignition and steering-wheel controls for the audio system and hands-free calls.

Paddle shifters are on offer for those who like controlling the CVT by hand. 2015 Toyota Corolla Altis is added a touch of luxury with features like eight-way power seats, leather door trim, and LED daytime running lights with auto-leveling feature.

2015 Toyota Corolla Altis Philippines: Engine & Performance

Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V engine
Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V’s excellent handling gives smooth responds with driver inputs.

The 2.0-liter in-line-four produces at a peak torque of 187Nm and runs at 3,600rpm, this lends a throttle response that is both direct in effect and pleasing to the driver’s feeling.

Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V is sure to provide enough power to move quickly when it is stuck in a traffic jam.

Although being a big and heavy vehicle, Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V is still respectable for producing 9km/l in mostly town driving with fuel efficiency dipping to low 8's sometimes.

Drivers have a lot of control over a situation with a firm hand on the tiller and a sure foot on the accelerator. Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V is designed like a sports model to deal well with rough terrain.

Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V is genetically inherited strong performance from Toyota’s previous generations but it still has the effect of making drives feel calm on the move.

2015 Toyota Corolla Altis Philippines Review: Verdict

Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V tire

Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V has grown in size and increased much in price

Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V has grown in size and increased much in price (P1.2- million), which is quite pressuring for customers. However, Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V goes a long way to make your money feel well spent since the car is one of the most elite sedans in the compact segment.
 
Toyota Corolla Altis 2.0 V delivers comfort, confidence for users while driving and looks elegant and gallant in its appearance and manner.

Martin Aguilar

Martin Aguilar

Author

Martin is the Content Editor of Philkotse. His love for cars first started when he got a remote-controlled toy as a birthday present. Then, Martin’s interest in cars was further developed through his family’s humble collection of Japanese cars.

Martin started his writing career as an editorial assistant and writer for various magazines under ABS-CBN Publishing. Before joining Philkotse, Martin was a writer for Autoindustriya then shifted gears in 2017 to become the editor for AutoDeal.

Aside from his interest in cars, Martin loves to read crime-thriller novels, play basketball in the virtual world, eat tapsilog, and go for random road trip adventures.

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