The 9th Generation of Toyota Corolla (Altis) E120 series was launched in August 2000 with a longer wheelbase 2600mm (102.4 inch) and width of 1700mm (67 inch), this to avoid for being tax at a higher bracket in its country of origin : Japan. Though the European models are much wider than its Japanese siblings.
The 9th Generation of Toyota Corolla is also called Toyota Altis (launched in 2001) in Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, India and Thailand. The current batch of Toyota Altis have received a number of cosmetic facelift. The lower spec of Corolla Altis which is branded as Toyota Limo, is used by taxi driver in Thailand.
Modified Toyota Corolla (Altis) 9th Generation Side View
Modified Toyota Corolla (Altis) 9th Generation Front View
2002-2007 – (engine code) 4ZZ-FE 1.4 L (1398 cc) I4, 16-valve DOHC, FI, VVT-i, 95 hp (71 kW)
2002-2007 – 3ZZ-FE 1.6 L (1598 cc) I4, 16-valve DOHC, FI, VVT-i, 109 hp (81 kW) (Malaysia)
2002-2005 – 2ZZ-GE 1.8 L (1796 cc) I4, 16-valve DOHC, FI, VVTL-i, 189 hp (141 kW) (Malaysia)
2002-2007 – 2ZZ-GE 1.8 L (1796 cc) I4, 16-valve DOHC, supercharged, FI, VVTL-i, 215 hp (162 kW) Compressor
2004-2007 – 1ND-TV 1.4 L (1364 cc) I4 diesel, 16-valve DOHC, turbocharged, D-4D, 89 hp (66 kW)
2003-2007 – 1CD-FTV 2.0 L (1995 cc) I4 diesel, 16-valve DOHC, turbocharged, D-4D, 114 hp (85 kW)