The base price is for a 2017 Corolla L with a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). It reflects a $600 increase over the base 2016 Corolla.
The top-of-the-line 2017 Corolla XSE with a CVT is priced at $23,545, including destination fees.
The base engine is a 1.8-liter inline four-cylinder rated at 132 horsepower.
Key changes to the 2017 Corolla include revised styling that puts the emphasis on sportiness, redesigned wheels and a standard rearview camera.
The Toyota Safety Sense P system includes a standard pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, lane departure warning with steering assist, dynamic radar cruise control and automatic high beams.
The cabin features upgraded fabric and a redesigned climate control panel.
Edmunds says: Car shoppers seeking an inexpensive, fuel-efficient and reliable small car will want to check out the refreshed 2017 Toyota Corolla.