2023 Toyota Corolla Cross vs. Its Competition

2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

Small crossovers like the Toyota Corolla Cross try to elevate their game in other ways save for size.

The Honda HR-V has a more rugged look this year, while the Hyundai Kona gets a newly refreshed body and an electric edition.

For sporty bona fides, the Mazda CX-30 has the niche mostly to itself, with good handling and turbo power.

The VW Taos goes for unrestrained restraint, while the Kia Seltos spins its turbo and saddles up all-wheel drive for driving flair.

2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid2023 Toyota Corolla Cross
2022 Honda HR-V2022 Honda HR-V
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2022 Hyundai Kona N2022 Hyundai KonaGet Your Price2022 Kia Seltos2022 Kia SeltosGet Your Price2022 Mazda CX-302022 Mazda CX-30
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Quick Specs
With the 2023 Corolla Cross, Toyota lifts the RAV4’s style and grafts on the Prius’ all-wheel-drive hybrid power.
The 2022 Honda HR-V puts a flexible cargo space to the fore, while performance takes a back seat.
The addition of the sporty N-Line and N models make the Kona more fun, but the SEL still offers the best value.
The 2022 Kia Seltos pairs a superlative warranty and a low price to step to the front of Kia’s small-crossover lineup.
The 2022 Mazda CX-30 is a style-forward small crossover with an upscale feel.
The Taos offers a winning combination of value, technology, and spaciousness that other small SUVs can’t match.
MSRP From     
Coming Soon$21,870$21,300$22,590$22,500$23,495
Gas Mileage     
Coming Soon MPG City / Coming Soon MPG Hwy26 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy27 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 36 MPG Hwy
N/ARegular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
N/ASmall Station WagonsSmall SUV 2WDSmall SUV 4WDSmall SUV 4WDSmall SUV 2WD
Style Name     
N/AFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
N/ASport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utilityi-ACTIV AWD Sport UtilitySport Utility
N/ACVT w/ODCVT w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross vs. 2022 Honda HR-V2023 Toyota Corolla Cross vs. 2022 Hyundai Kona2023 Toyota Corolla Cross vs. 2022 Kia Seltos2023 Toyota Corolla Cross vs. 2022 Mazda CX-302023 Toyota Corolla Cross vs. 2022 Volkswagen Taos