2014 Toyota Corolla Starts at $17,610
- The redesigned 2014 Toyota Corolla starts at $17,610, reflecting a $570 price increase over the 2013 Corolla.
- The new 2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco model starts at $19,510.
- The 2013 Toyota Corolla S Plus with a six-speed manual transmission starts at $22,110, reflecting a $3,070 price increase over the 2013 model.
TORRANCE, California — The redesigned 2014 Toyota Corolla starts at $17,610, including an $810 destination charge, reflecting a $570 price increase over the 2013 Corolla.
The 2014 Corolla goes on sale in the fall. All models get the carryover 132-horsepower 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine.
The base price is for the L grade with a new six-speed manual transmission. The 2014 Toyota Corolla L with the four-speed automatic transmission starts at $18,210, including shipping.
The base Corolla L gets standard LED low-beam headlights with LED daytime running lights, Bluetooth and eight airbags, including a new driver's knee airbag and passenger seat cushion airbag.
New for 2014, the Toyota Corolla LE Eco model starts at $19,510, including shipping. The Le Eco model gets the base 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine with a specialized valvetrain that boosts output to 140 hp. Toyota says the LE Eco will return 42 mpg on the highway.
Toyota's 2014 Corolla S Plus with a six-speed manual transmission starts at $22,110, including shipping, reflecting a $3,070 price increase over the 2013 model. The S Plus is built in one configuration only and includes 17-inch alloy wheels, a moonroof, Entune premium audio with navigation and app suite and smart key as standard equipment.
The 2014 Corolla undercuts the base 2013 Honda Civic LX sedan, its chief Japanese rival. The 2013 Civic LX sedan starts at $18,955. Honda has not announced 2014 Civic pricing.
The 2014 Corolla also undercuts the base 2013 Hyundai Elantra sedan, its chief Korean rival. The 2013 Elantra GLS sedan starts at $17,760. Hyundai has not announced 2014 Elantra pricing.
The 2014 Corolla is slightly more expensive than the 2014 Ford Focus, its chief domestic competitor. The 2014 Focus S sedan starts at $17,400.
Edmunds says: The combination of a bolder design, the choice of a 42-mpg model and a careful pricing strategy should make the 2014 Toyota Corolla a compelling choice for consumers.