This is my 4th Toyota and it is just what I would expect from the brand.
Pros: Well equipped for price, nice ride, quiet interior, great style inside and out (never thought I would be able to say that one about a Corolla), average about 38.
I don't know what folks are talking about when they say it gets bad gas milage - they must either have a lead foot or are using really cheap gas.
Cons: rear hip room could be better if you have to cart 5 people around more often I would go with the Camry but 4 sit very comfortably in this car.
A little under powered, buy if you are looking for more power than you likely are not shopping for a compact sedan.
Roomy and comfortable
Good fuel economy
Nice audio system
Low cabin noise on the highway
If they could get more power out of that engine without sacrificing the mpg's too much it would be a little more fun to drive.
Not sure what people expect but, it's almost comical how critics criticize the lack of anything that 80 percent simply don't care about....it's their job, they have to blow oxygen into all their adverstiser's products. Edmunds is no different.
However, when it comes to the new Corolla, it's hard to go wrong. Honda has been plagued with iffy transmissions in the last 5 years and their price points are not realistic. Mazda 3 and Kia's are cute efforts but, you'll get slaughtered on maintenance, poor paint finishes and trade in values down the road.
This car is damn near perfect for someone who wants a comfortable, RELIABLE compact for many, many years giving good hassle-free service, powerful AC, and excellent fuel economy on regular forever.
This, it should have this option and all that crap is for writers. Everyone is not looking for a Ferrari in this class. They are looking for a bang for the buck and Toyota's Corolla delivers it in spades. Please. It's and excellent value. Especially more so 10 years down the road....
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