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Review: Toyota Corolla

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  • Spectacular reliability ranking
  • Fantastic fuel economy
  • Comfortable journey quality
  • Lots of built-in safety features
  • Interior is solidly designed with high-quality materials

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Description and Review

As one of Toyota’s compact sedans, the Corolla will come with all the Toyota Security Perception 2.0 technique, which incorporates adaptive cruise influence, lane departure notifies along with a lane-centering process.  Additionally, it will come along with a forward automatic braking procedure which can detect the presence of pedestrians and bicyclists. A blind-spot monitor and steering support that actually works when using the lane departure process.

The 2020 Toyota Corolla is available in L, LE, SE, XSE, and XLE trims. Higher trims consist of upgraded headlamps, a grey sport-mesh entrance grille, grey rocker panels, and chrome exhaust. Adaptive headlamps can be found in the XLE and XSE trims. The LE provides you with 16-inch metal wheels, with alloy rims are customary for the XLE. Larger trims get 18-inch alloy wheels with black accents. The Hybrid has 15-inch alloy wheels with low-rolling-resistance tires.

Exterior

The Toyota Corolla is absolutely redesigned for 2020.  The 2020 Corolla’s front and rear tracks are wider and the hood and overall height are lower. It also has three-element headlights and fenders similar to the Corolla Hatchback.  The Corolla’s SE and XSE trims are sportier compared to the L, LE, XLE models.

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Interior

The 2020 Corolla’s interior of continues to be redesigned using a lot more upscale physical appearance with additional space.  Sizeable and legible analog gauges with a touchscreen  are located in the middle from the dashboard which are seven inches in the base product and 8 inches elsewhere within the line.  I has analog controls for the radio as well as weather handle. The rear backseats can be fold flat with a 60/40-split basis to give the Corolla thirteen more cubic feet of trunk space.

A tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and air-con are conventional. Interior upgrades incorporate faux leather upholstery, electric power seats with eight-way adjustments for the driver and four-way changes to the passenger, sport seats, heated entrance seats, a leather-trimmed steering wheel, ambient lights along with a potential sunroof.

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Capabilities

The 2020 Toyota Corolla comes normal by having a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine with the L, LE and XLE trims. It sends 139 horsepower.  The SE and XSE variations pack a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that generates a livelier 169 horsepower. It can be mated to both the CVT or a six-speed guide transmission with rev-matching for smoother shifting gear. The Corolla Hybrid pairs a 1.8-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine to two motor-generators, a self-charging battery pack, and an electronically managed CVT and producing 121 horsepower.

Gasoline overall economy aided by the 1.8-liter four-cylinder motor tops out at 30/38 mpg city/highway. Models with all the 2.0-liter engine stand up to 31/40 mpg. The Corolla Hybrid leads the road with a spectacular 53/52 mpg.

The Corolla rides on an independent suspension upfront by using a multi-link array with the rear to get a well-balanced experience and handling traits. The Hybrid more adds an “eco” selection for the optimum gas overall economy and an EV manner that enables 100 % electric procedure for brief distances.

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Engineering

The 2020 Corolla presents a variety of infotainment and safety functionality. The normal sound system arrives with six speakers and contains Bluetooth, dual USB ports and Apple CarPlay, Android Automobile and Amazon Alexa interfaces. A backup camera also is common. Built-in Wi-Fi is available. Better trims may very well be fitted having a nine-speaker premium JBL sound product accompanied by a CD player with satellite and high definition radio. A wireless cell telephone charging pad is optional in the XLE and XSE.

Even the bottom L trim receives keyless accessibility and start, 16-inch metal wheels with covers, LED exterior lights, a 4.2-inch instrument cluster LCD, a 7-inch touchscreen, and cloth upholstery. Other trims get 16- or 18-inch alloy wheels, a 7-inch instrument cluster display, an 8-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay, Siri Eyes which are 100 percent free, twin USB ports, navigation, and JBL quality audio, together with upholstery in two-tone leather mixtures and adaptive LED headlights.

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Features

The full Toyota Security Feeling 2.0 suite of basic safety capabilities arrives as common equipment over the trim lineup, bundling a reversing camera, forward-collision warning with automatic unexpected emergency braking and pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise handle, lane-departure inform, lane-keeping support, lane-tracing support, automatic very high beams, and traffic-sign recognition. The only real optional feature is blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic detection.

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Our Score

8 Total Score
Best Fuel Economy Sedan

The Toyota Corolla provides an enjoyable experience with excellent fuel efficiency, good model reliability, and standard state-of-the-art protection features that isolate itself from its competitors such as the Mazda 3 and the Volkswagen Golf. Its controlled human body motion sensors also offer superior agility and comfort for drivers. The Corolla SE and XSE has a stiffer sport-tuned suspension and the XSE has larger sized 18-inch wheels.

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9.5
PROS
  • Spectacular reliability ranking
  • Fantastic fuel economy
  • Comfortable journey quality
  • Lots of built-in safety features
  • Interior is solidly designed with high-quality materials
CONS
  • Lower cabin quality
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  1. Rating
    100

    I was at the dealer buying a CH-R for my wife and seen the new Corrolla in the showroom. I was like wow that pretty nice for a compact MPG saver. Got in it and was blown away of the fit and finish! I’m 6’2″ and about 240lbs and I fit in that car better than a BMW 3 series. Lane watch, radar cruise, and collision avoidance ALL STANDARD and free. I bought it…..traded a BMW 5 series that was gonna need repairs (tires brakes oil change battery water pump) $3k. Drove back and forth to work since Wednesday and I have been averaging 38-41MPG on the freeway with cruise set for 78mph. Handles real nice and not a jarring ride. Replacing the tires on this car is going to be shocking….4 new tires for this car is $396 and that’s close to what I would pay for one tire on BMW. anyways I’m convinced I made right choice and we will be enjoying some extra savings.Payment $3256months Insurance $330Gas for month $108

  2. Rating
    100

    I was at the dealer buying a CH-R for my wife and seen the new Corrolla in the showroom. I was like wow that pretty nice for a compact MPG saver. Got in it and was blown away of the fit and finish! I’m 6’2″ and about 240lbs and I fit in that car better than a BMW 3 series. Lane watch, radar cruise, and collision avoidance ALL STANDARD and free. I bought it…..traded a BMW 5 series that was gonna need repairs (tires brakes oil change battery water pump) $3k. Drove back and forth to work since Wednesday and I have been averaging 38-41MPG on the freeway with cruise set for 78mph. Handles real nice and not a jarring ride. Replacing the tires on this car is going to be shocking….4 new tires for this car is $396 and that’s close to what I would pay for one tire on BMW. anyways I’m convinced I made right choice and we will be enjoying some extra savings.Payment $3256months Insurance $330Gas for month $108

  3. Rating
    100

    I got this car on the 11th of March and today is the 18th of March when i got the car it had 7 miles, I was upset a little because today I had to drive to a company meeting that was 136 miles round trip. The ride was comfortable I had my pandora added to the Bluetooth. The only problem I have is that I do not have navigation in my dash and I paid almost 20,000 . Its too late now but I have ordered Alexa for my car and it will make up for the one thing I dont have in the car.I am a small man 117 pounds I have always have big car’s and SUV’s I really like this car, a lot of speed great pick up the really only way I can get into a wreck is if I am asleep or if everyone else doesn’t have a car like this . Lets just say the car that’s parked in front of my house now ,my old car is a 1998 old’s mobile 88..

  4. Rating
    100

    I got this car on the 11th of March and today is the 18th of March when i got the car it had 7 miles, I was upset a little because today I had to drive to a company meeting that was 136 miles round trip. The ride was comfortable I had my pandora added to the Bluetooth. The only problem I have is that I do not have navigation in my dash and I paid almost 20,000 . Its too late now but I have ordered Alexa for my car and it will make up for the one thing I dont have in the car.I am a small man 117 pounds I have always have big car’s and SUV’s I really like this car, a lot of speed great pick up the really only way I can get into a wreck is if I am asleep or if everyone else doesn’t have a car like this . Lets just say the car that’s parked in front of my house now ,my old car is a 1998 old’s mobile 88..

  5. Rating
    100

    Great traveling car

  6. Rating
    100

    Great traveling car

  7. Rating
    100

    Great traveling car

  8. Rating
    100

    Some things I didn’t like but changed to make it better:1. Don’t like the blind spots so I bought “Maxi view mirrors” from amazon and that fixed that problem.2. I hated the horn on this vehicle so I bought “Hella Twin Trumpet horn” and the JHE horn wiring harness” on amazon and had it installed for $50 and that fixed that issue.3. The radio is good but I wanted something better so I bought the parts on amazon to have them installed for the upgrade.Some of the things I really like about this car:1. Good pick up for a four cylinder midsized car.2. Nice looking3. Good gas mileage even if not the hybrid4. Seats are comfortable once you get the hang of how to adjust them.5. Used true car pricing and got a great deal (paid $17,800 with tax and license).

  9. Rating
    100

    Some things I didn’t like but changed to make it better:1. Don’t like the blind spots so I bought “Maxi view mirrors” from amazon and that fixed that problem.2. I hated the horn on this vehicle so I bought “Hella Twin Trumpet horn” and the JHE horn wiring harness” on amazon and had it installed for $50 and that fixed that issue.3. The radio is good but I wanted something better so I bought the parts on amazon to have them installed for the upgrade.Some of the things I really like about this car:1. Good pick up for a four cylinder midsized car.2. Nice looking3. Good gas mileage even if not the hybrid4. Seats are comfortable once you get the hang of how to adjust them.5. Used true car pricing and got a great deal (paid $17,800 with tax and license).

  10. Rating
    100

    I have driven over 5000 miles in this car and she’s only 3 months old! Yet, I have not had any issues with it, and a great commuter car from getting from work and back. I will definetly keep her for years to come.

  11. Rating
    100

    I have driven over 5000 miles in this car and she’s only 3 months old! Yet, I have not had any issues with it, and a great commuter car from getting from work and back. I will definetly keep her for years to come.

  12. Rating
    40

    Great for gas but horrible for quality. I’ve owned mine for 2 months and I already have damage and parts falling off of it. It’s to the point where I am ready to bring it back to the dealer because it is racking up insurance bills just to drive it every day. If you’re going to buy one I would just go with a Camry or literally any other company, because you will get more for your money and a car that won’t fall apart one week into owning it.

  13. Rating
    100

    I bought mine because I drive sport for work and needed fuel efficient. I went Hybrid (my first). I have had this car for a few months now. I am over 14k miles now and not one single issue.Wish the headlights were brighter and with them being fixed LED…there is NO changing of them.The one bad thing I have come across is the pathetic weak sounding stereo…that has ZERO bad in it at all. Does it work? Sure. But it’s not even in my level of saying mediocre. (Currently being replaced and revamped as of this writing)

  14. Rating
    100

    I bought mine because I drive sport for work and needed fuel efficient. I went Hybrid (my first). I have had this car for a few months now. I am over 14k miles now and not one single issue.Wish the headlights were brighter and with them being fixed LED…there is NO changing of them.The one bad thing I have come across is the pathetic weak sounding stereo…that has ZERO bad in it at all. Does it work? Sure. But it’s not even in my level of saying mediocre. (Currently being replaced and revamped as of this writing)

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