Toyota Nigeria Limited has introduced the latest Corolla sedan into the nation’s market with plans to assemble the new model locally.
The launch was at the just concluded Abuja Auto Fair where the auto firm also introduced the new Starlet, RAV 4 and other new models from the Toyota family.
The latest Corolla came a few months after the introduction of the all-new Starlet in Nigeria tagged a subcompact sport utility vehicle.
The new Corolla was unveiled at the International Conference Centre venue of the Abuja International Motor Fair 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.
The NADDC boss affirmed that Toyota remains a reputable brand in Nigeria and across the globe, noting that the Corolla had been a leading model in the market.
According to him, the new Corolla looks outstanding with its unique features and touch buttons.
“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,” he said.
He said he was impressed with the array of models on display at the Toyota stand ranging from sedans to Sport Utility Vehicles, pickup and armored vehicles.
The Corolla has enjoyed continuous improvement over three decades, according to the TNL, the representative of Toyota Motor Corporation in Nigeria.
Marketing Manager, Toyota Nigeria Limited, Mr. Bayo Olawoyin, noted that the Toyota Corolla has stood out of the decades by dominating the passenger car market with its incredible fuel efficiency and reliability.