Another great vehicle from Japanese automaker is ready to hit the market in very near future. It is a brand new 2016 Toyota Corolla.
Design of exterior of 2016 Toyota Corolla
The new 2016 Toyota Corolla will appear with its recognizable look. However, some small cosmetic changes will be noticeable. Toyota engineers wanted to keep the old fans satisfied. But also to attract many other potential buyers with new and improved design. From the outside, this luxury sedan will look handsome and more aggressive. The whole body will be more modern. It will show improved aerodynamics too. On the front end we will notice a redesigned black grille and a pair of attractive headlamps. They will use LED technology which will improve visibility. This will contribute to the better looks of the whole vehicle. It will appear with three exclusive exterior colors among others. These are: Super White, Absolutely Red and Sand Pearl. It should also get new 17-inch aluminum wheels. New Corolla should be available in four different trims: L, LE, LE Eco and sports S model. According to some rumors. it will appear lighter than the current model. However, it is not yet confirmed.
Interior design and features
As far as the interior is concerned, 2016 Toyota Corolla will be very modern and luxurious. The cabin will be comfortable and perfectly designed. Only quality materials such as leather, chrome, soft plastics etc. will be used in its design. It will be able to accommodate up to five passengers. The seats will be covered with leather. New Corolla will include many safety and infotainment systems. Some of them are navigation, audio system. Bluetooth, USB, sunroof, smart key entry system etc.
Powertrain and transmission
Under the hood of 2016 Toyota Corolla will be placed a 1.8-liter four cylinder engine. It will be able to produce 132 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque. When it comes to the transmission, it should be mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. Estimated fuel consumption should be 27/34 mpg in the city/highway drive. According to the latest rumors, it should be offered with a hybrid version as well. This engine will make around 140 horsepower and 136 pound-feet of torque.
Release date and price
2016 Toyota Corolla should appear on the market in the end of 2015. or in early 2016. Speaking of the price, it should be around $17,000 for the base model. It will go up to $21,000 for higher trim.