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Toyota launches diesel version of Corolla Altis

autos Updated: Jul 21, 2010 12:40 IST

The world's largest carmaker, Toyota, on Wednesday launched the diesel version of its premium sedan Corolla Altis in India, priced between Rs 10.95 lakh and Rs 13.75 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

The company, which is present in India through a joint venture with the Kirloskar Group, will offer the new car with a 1.4 litre six-speed manual transmission engine.

"As part of our long-term commitment to bring the best of Toyota technology to India, we are very proud to introduce the Corolla Altis diesel. I am happy to say that it will have the best fuel efficiency in its segment," Toyota Kirloskar Motor Managing Director Hiroshi Nakagawa told reporters in New Delhi.

The company claims that the new Corolla Altis will give a mileage of 21.43 km per litre as far ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India) conditions.