Toyota Corolla Altis Hybrid: The efficiency of a Prius and practicality of a Corolla

The Corolla Altis Hybrid is essentially a more accessible, practical and appealing version of Toyota's efficiency champ

The Corolla Altis Hybrid is not only spacious and decently equipped, but also user-friendly.
The Corolla Altis Hybrid is not only spacious and decently equipped, but also user-friendly.ST PHOTOS: KUA CHEE SIONG
The Corolla Altis Hybrid is not only spacious and decently equipped, but also user-friendly.
The Corolla Altis Hybrid is not only spacious and decently equipped, but also user-friendly.ST PHOTOS: KUA CHEE SIONG
The Corolla Altis Hybrid is not only spacious and decently equipped, but also user-friendly.
The Corolla Altis Hybrid is not only spacious and decently equipped, but also user-friendly.ST PHOTOS: KUA CHEE SIONG

The Toyota Corolla Altis Hybrid should be an ideal car for those looking for the efficiency of a Prius and the stately practicality of a Corolla.

Buyers have been known to be put off by the Prius' avant-garde styling, its strong association with taxis and private-hire cars, and its relatively high price. The proof is in the persistently poor sales.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 26, 2020, with the headline 'Less funky Prius'. Print Edition | Subscribe