3 Reasons to Buy a 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid, Not a Corolla Cross

The 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid is coming. The Corolla Cross Hybrid subcompact SUV improves upon the design of the new Corolla Cross. Here are three reasons why the Corolla Cross Hybrid SUV is the better buy.

3 reasons to buy the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid over the Corolla Cross

  • The 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid is more powerful.
  • The Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid gets better gas mileage.
  • The Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid has better standard features.

The 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid is more powerful than its predecessor

A red 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid.
The 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid | Toyota

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The 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid is quicker and more powerful than the Corolla Cross. The subcompact SUV’s hybrid powertrain produces 194 horsepower. The 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross only makes 169 horsepower.

The popular Toyota RAV4 only makes 9 more horses than the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid. Who says hybrid vehicles can’t be exciting?

The Corolla Cross Hybrid’s powertrain provides more oomph than the Corolla Cross. It improves its driving dynamics, and the boost in horses is a much needed change for the nameplate. Many critics have complained about the Corolla Cross being underpowered. A Toyota spokesperson called the new Corolla Cross Hybrid “sporty by nature” in the recent Toyota New Product Showcase livestream.

The Corolla Cross Hybrid gets great gas mileage

A 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid in the Acidic Blast colorway.
The 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid | Toyota

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The Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid gets incredible gas mileage. The subcompact hybrid SUV achieves 37 miles per gallon combined.

The 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross gets 31 miles per gallon in the city and 33 miles per gallon on the highway. The Corolla Cross’ gas mileage isn’t bad at all, but the hybrid version’s extra few miles per gallon add up at the pump.

The Corolla Cross Hybrid is the more fuel-efficient option. It gets at least 65 more miles of driving range before needing to refuel than the gas-powered model. That may seem insignificant, but gas mileage is king as gas prices rise across the country. The Corolla Cross Hybrid’s fuel economy is one of its most attractive assets.

The 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid is packed with standard features

The 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid | Toyota

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The 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid comes with plenty of standard features. It comes standard with all-wheel drive.

The Corolla Cross Hybrid also comes standard with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Toyota Safety Sense 3.0, and Toyota Rear Seat Reminder. It also includes standard Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Hill Start Assist Control.

The Corolla Cross Hybrid is shaping up to be a great sedan alternative. It’s a better buy than the Corolla Cross because it’s quicker, more fuel-efficient, and offers better standard features. According to Car and Driver, Toyota is expected to release pricing information for the new hybrid SUV this summer.

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