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How do people like the 2016 Toyota Corolla? Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2016 Toyota Corolla and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2016 Corolla 4.3 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2016 Corolla.
Review I'm very impressed with the latest generation of Toyota Corollas. The interior styling and quality has vastly improved over previous generations. The handling is very good for an economy 4Dr Sedan and the back seat legroom is fantastic. I'm 6'1" tall and I can sit comfortably in the back seats without my knees hitting the front seats. Head room is not an issue. Visibility is great, the blind spots are very minor in this car. The S Plus package I purchased comes standard with Bluetooth, voice controls, USB, Back Up camera, paddle shifters, stiffer struts, allow wheels, front fog lights, electronic mirrors + defrost, and a 50/50 cloth/vinyl interior. For the price I think you get an excellent vehicle. This Corolla is about the same size as the Camry, it's not even close to the traditional Corollas of the past. Ride comfort is superb, the seats are very comfortable for long trips. Road noise is fairly low and acceptable, but it's not of course as good as a Lexus or Cadillac. The touch screen radio is intuitive and easy to use/navigate. The climate controls are also basic and easy to use, this is a plus in my opinion. Sure you don't get lots of the latest bells and whistles with this car, such as active parking assist or lane change notifications, but that's not something I care about or want. For the price of this vehicle I'm very impressed, it's a great value. What you get with this car, in my opinion, are the essentials. You get your hands free, you get your keyless entry, you get your HD radio, you get excellent headlights (night visibility), fuel economy, safety, handling, cargo space (big trunk for a small car), and passenger space. On top of it all, you get Toyota Reliability. Parts/maintenance are very low/affordable. Choosing this vehicle was a simple choice for me. The only other vehicle I would consider at this price point is the Mazda 3. They are very close to each other in terms of price and options. But I felt that overall the Toyota offered a better value both in the short and long term.
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Is the 2016 Toyota Corolla safe? The 2016 Toyota Corolla earned a 5-star overall safety rating from NHTSA and "GOOD" ratings from the IIHS in the following caregories: Side Impact Test, Roof Strength Test, Rear Crash Protection/Head Restraint, Moderate Overlap Front Test Results, and a JD POWER overall quality rating of 4.5 out of 5. Among Edmunds' many tools and resources for finding your perfect car are detailed safety ratings and analysis from NHTSA, IIHS, and JD Power, including overall ratings, frontal barrier crash ratings, side impact tests and crash ratings, rollover test results, roof strength tests, rear crash protection and head restraint ratings, side barrier ratings, combined side barrier and pole ratings, and more.
What options are available on the 2016 Toyota Corolla?
Available Toyota Corolla 2016 Submodel Types: Sedan
Available Trims: LE, S Plus, S, SE, L, CE, XSE, LE Eco, XLE, LE Plus, S Premium, Base, LE Premium, 50th Anniversary Special Edition, Special Edition, LE Eco Plus, S Special Edition, XRS, LE Eco Premium, VE, DX, LE Special Edition, LE Eco w/Premium Package
Exterior Colors: Black Sand Pearl, Classic Silver Metallic, Slate Metallic, Super White, Barcelona Red Metallic, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Galactic Aqua Mica, Blue Crush Metallic, Falcon Gray Metallic, Brown Sugar Metallic, Blizzard Pearl, 4Evergreen Mica, Silver Streak Mica, Desert Sand Mica, Nautical Blue Metallic, Blue Streak Metallic, Indigo Ink Pearl, Phantom Gray Pearl, Impulse Red Pearl, Tropical Sea Metallic, Impulse Red, Cactus Mica, Lunar Mist Metallic, Sandy Beach Metallic, Capri Sea Metallic, Hot Lava, Moonshadow Gray Metallic, Black, Sandrift Metallic, Silverstream Opal, Absolutely Red, Black Cherry Pearl, Black Currant Metallic, Charcoal Gray Metallic, Dark Blue Pearl, Medium Gray Metallic, Mineral Green, Super Red, Venetian Red Pearl, Woodland Pearl
Interior Colors: Ash Fabric cloth, Ash/Dark Gray Fabric premium cloth, Black Softex/Black Fabric leatherette/cloth, Ash cloth, Black/Brown Fabric premium cloth, Black Mixed Media Fabric leatherette/cloth, Black Softex leatherette, Ivory Fabric cloth, Steel Grey Fabric cloth, Dark Charcoal premium cloth, Almond Fabric premium cloth, Dark Charcoal cloth, Black Softex/Steel Blue Fabric leatherette/cloth, Bisque cloth, Vivid Blue Mixed Fabric leatherette/cloth, Light Gray, Amber Fabric cloth, Beige cloth, Black Mixed Media Fabric w/Black Cherry Stitching leatherette/cloth, Pebble Beige, Stone cloth, Black, Black Softex/Black Amber Fabric leatherette/cloth, Orangezest Mixed Media Fabric leatherette/cloth, Dark Charcoal/Orange cloth, Bisque leather
Popular Features: Rear Bench Seats, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Tire Pressure Warning, Aux Audio Inputs, Stability Control, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Trip Computer, Bluetooth, USB Inputs, Upgraded Headlights, Back-up camera, Auto Climate Control, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, Pre-collision safety system, Sunroof/Moonroof, Keyless Entry/Start, Alarm, Navigation, Heated seats, Power Driver Seat, Upgraded Stereo, Leather Seats