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Toyota Mechanic Asks Whether You Should Really Consider Buying a Toyota Corolla Cross

Described as the “Back-to-Basics Toyota” the Toyota Corolla Cross was recently reviewed twice by this popular mechanic with his eye and experience on everything you need to know both inside and outside of this new model with insight into why you should do a careful test drive of this model before deciding on buying it.


Toyota Corolla Cross Reviews

Are you looking for a functional commonsense car without all of hassle of today’s over-engineered models? If so, then the Toyota Corolla Cross just might be the car you are looking for---especially if you are in the market for a used (and hard to find) Corolla model from back-in-the-day when the Corolla excelled at simplicity and reliability. Only now, it’s in the form of a small crossover vehicle.

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This past week the CarCareNut YouTube channel host took a second look at the Toyota Corolla Cross with an emphasis on its interior, operating features, its exterior and how it holds up under scrutiny with a focus on whether this may be the right model for you…or not.

The value of this detailed video is that it points out that simplicity does not mean lacking modern features, as well as what could be some dealbreakers for potential buyers who are expecting something more Corolla-like.

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Starting with the most recent review, let’s take a look at the Corolla Cross from a feature-view as a ride and follow this with an earlier more technical review that looked at the Corolla engine it carries, it’s frame and suspension, and other systems that affect its performance, handling, and expected reliability.

Should You Buy a Toyota Corolla Cross? | The Back-to-Basics Toyota!

But Wait, There’s More…

If the above review has convinced you that this is the car you have been looking for, here’s the more technical review of the 2022 Corolla Cross by the CarCareNut host posted Jan 1, 2022 that should help seal the deal in your car buying decision.

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2022 Toyota Corolla Cross Technical Review | Everything you need to know

And finally…

For additional articles about Toyota’s the Car Care Nut highly recommends, here is an article titled “The 2022 Toyota Model Preferred by a Toyota Master Mechanic” that should be useful for new Toyota car shoppers.

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Timothy Boyer is a Torque News automotive reporter based in Cincinnati. Experienced with early car restorations, he regularly restores older vehicles with engine modifications for improved performance. Follow Tim on Twitter at @TimBoyerWrites for daily new and used vehicle news.

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Low Attention … (not verified)    March 28, 2022 - 12:25PM

Sorry, but these videos are painful to watch and should not warrant a whole Torque News article to promote them and get paid for your own views (as well as these comments). A better title for both would be, "How to make a 5 minute video last 20 minutes."