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2020 Toyota Corolla review – Toyota Corolla prices

2020 Toyota Corolla review
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If you’re looking for cheap and reliable transportation, the 2020 Corolla is a great choice. Making a quick comparison, it has the most acceptable price.

Toyota Corolla prices

Prices of Toyota Corolla:

TrimsLLESEXLEXSE
Price$19.500$19.950$21.950$23.950$25.450

Toyota Corolla overview

What helps the 2020 Toyota Corolla compete against others in this competition? The answer is a new look, sharper and the interior satisfy the expectations of customers.

Going on sales with five trims level consists of L, LE, SE, XLE and XSE showed off the ambitious of Toyota to offer all the best for buyers. In fact, even the L, LE and XLE are powered by a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine, which produce 139 horsepower and 126 lb-ft torque. More than that it is paired with variable automatic transmission that runs the front wheels. Two other trims are XLE and SE get a stronger engine, 2.0 liter. In addition, the SE is also eligible for 6-speed manual transmission.

Toyota Corolla has twelve generations. Over many generations, Toyota have made some improvements to offer more options for consumers. On the following part, we would like to share with you about some generations of this brand, hope that you can realize how it changed by the time.

First, going back to the 11th generation, on this period Toyota made a revolution, including decrease the dimension of exterior’s features. For front and all-wheel drive models, the 1.5-liter engine is added. Also in 2015, Toyota reveled the 2NR-FKE.

It was unveiled in the end of 2018 and available in two options: Prestige and Sporty, offering flexible choices for new consumer. In addition, the Prestige is on sales in the Asia area such as Taiwan.

2020 Toyota Corolla has 5 trims for customer choice2020 Toyota Corolla has 5 trims for customer choice

Each of cars has different pros and cons, and then this article looks at the pros and cons of 2020 Toyota Corolla.

Pros of Toyota Corolla

  • Durable operation and have advanced safety features.

Toyota has a strong reputation for durability and keep boosting it by installing advanced safety features to ensure the safety of users.

  • Interior’s material is high quality and strictly chosen.

It is true that not only being well known by durability, the interior’s material is chosen strictly to ensure the high standard, not only contribute to create an elegant style, but also it gives people feel of comfortable as when the quality of life is higher, human demands are also high, asking for more conditions to adapt their needs.

  • Having chance to experience smooth driving with 2020 Corolla’s new engine.

The 1.8-liter engine offers for users both smooth operation and stable driving. Furthermore, a 2.0-liter engine is also a factor of fuel economy rating.

  • Wider space, stable driving give people a feel of convenience.

Easily stretched out by expanding space, combined with stable driving. All of these give people a feel of convenience. A noticeable advantage of Corolla, in comparison with other models.

  • Even when driving at high speed, the level of consuming oil is still acceptable.

Cons of the Toyota Corolla

  • Only Apple Car Play is supported on 2020 Corolla.
  • The engine of Sporty trims is not too much powerful, a little disappointed for drivers who love speed.
  • The rear-seat headroom is smaller, compare to roomier competitors.

A small headroom may be a little annoyed for tall users for preventing head bump. Toyota Corolla is complained about the headroom space, which may cause some troubles when getting in or out of the car.

Toyota Corolla common problems

In addition to Europe manufactures such as Mercedes-Benz or Volkswagen, Toyota is a proud of the Asia not only with the great performance on sales and undeniable achievements. Even the most durable car also has issues. In this article, those annoyed errors will be discussed particularly

A drawback on steering wheel has not resolved till now on Corolla

What is wrong when turning the steering wheel and occur some noise? The only solution is you need to replace the steering rack.

Rattling noise at high speeds on Corolla 2020

Some drivers complained another issue that whenever they accelerate or driving at high speeds, they hear a rattling noise. The main cause is a broken plastic part rattling around in the intake manifold. The fluid level should be at the required point. Once the level is low, you need to check immediately and fix it. The tip to fix, ask for warranty by Toyota. In cases you cannot contact the manufacturers, just remove the intake manifold to take out the plastic parts. It is not too difficult to resolve, however the result is effective directly on the engine and the operation also.

Getting hard to control as vibration whenever accelerating on Corolla 2020

Some users felt annoyed with vibration of their car at high speeds. The way to solve is just simply make an adjustment to the handbrake. Then you will see that the operation of Corolla is well, no more vibration at high speed.

Users complained that the car usually vibrates at high speedUsers complained that the car usually vibrates at high speed

2020 TOYOTA COROLLA REVIEWS

On the 2020 version, Toyota has redesigned from the exterior to interior and the engine with the purpose of offering fresh feeling and customers interested. Many people say that Asia car industry, especially Japan always have a new unique innovation in design, that is why Asia usually lead in the technology field, this is great advantage in the race to win consumers’ hearts, in comparison with the Europe’s automakers.

For example, users can list a long list including Mitsubishi with sharp and quirky style, Toyota RAV4 the best midsize SUV. Catching and keeping this trend, a new style of design, but still holds the core values is being used for Corolla.

2020 Toyota Corolla exterior

Toyota Corolla design

On the 2020 version, Toyota RAV4 focuses on improving outlook, the design is sportier, the most important is suitable for its abilities and features, daily driving. Over a half of a century, Toyota Corolla still know the way to impress people by unique and the style represented Toyota.

Toyota Corolla has a unique designToyota Corolla has a unique design

Same idea about the platform with C-HR crossover, however Corolla aims to further purpose, the outlook is simple but not boring, still attract people’s attention. Furthermore, the engine specs are upgraded and manufacturers have changed the center of gravity a bit lower.

  • The front of the car

The noticeable change is using LED headlights with DRL so that drivers can easily observe on the road even in bad weather. Next the wheelbase size is also upgraded. The gloss black grille is installed immediately appeal people’s attention on the sporty style of Corolla, and they have to admit that Toyota has made a great step on the revolutionary road.

LED headlights with DRL are added on 2020 Toyota CorollaLED headlights with DRL are added on 2020 Toyota Corolla

  • The body of car

The new changes on the 2020 Corolla are the large wheelbase with the estimated size about 106.3-inch while front track dimension’s size is also additional added to nearly 0.5 in and around 0.87 in for the rear track in order to have powerful performance and stance benefit significantly.

The body part is equipped with modern featuresThe body part is equipped with modern features

We can also see that height was reduced 0.8 in., and the hood lowered 1.4 in offering better vision for drivers when driving on the road. The design of the bold is unique, in particular the SE and XSE have a sporty style and manufacturers have made improvements to emphasize the wide stance. The Bi-Beam LED headlamps which connect and wrap into the front fenders also contribute on the vary style of 2020 Corolla. Furthermore, the Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS) offers a wider space of light so that drivers can observe and have a safe trip for them and their families.

  • The rear of the car

The body seems attract people most with unique design style. The lamps now being wrapped into the fenders. LED lights are now available on most of the trims, just classifying the type based on model class.

The lamps now are wrapped into the fendersThe lamps now are wrapped into the fenders

Toyota Corolla exterior dimensions

As you can see from the table, for all of four trims, the overall height is about 56.5 and the length is enhanced size up to 182. For XSE and SE levels, while the figure for LE and L trim is 182.3. In addition, the size of wheelbase is at 106.3 inch.

Trims/DimensionsLLESEXLEXSE
Overall height56.556.556.556.556.5
Overall width70.170.170.170.170.1
Overall length182.3182.3182.5182.3182.5
Wheelbase106.3106.3106.3106.3106.3
Ground clearance5.15.15.15.15.1
Track (front/rear)60.3/60.460.3/60.459.8/59.960.3/60.459.8/59.9

Toyota Corolla colors

Eight colors, eight styles will be offered for new buyers. These colors include:

  • Celestite Gray Metallic
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Barcellona Red Metallic
  • Super White
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blueprint
  • Blue Crush Metallic

Toyota Corolla exterior features

On the following table, we suggest some highlights exterior features with the purpose of providing you tips to decide whether you should own a 2020 Toyota Corolla.The Color-keyed roof-mounted shark-fin antenna is available on all trims while only L and LE is featured the LED headlights. Furthermore, dark gray metallic front grille is only added on XSE models. You can also see that the black outside the door handles are unavailable on Toyota Corolla 2020. Next, the High-grade LED headlights are equipped for SE, XLE and XSE models.

Trims/FeaturesLLESEXLEXSE
LED headlightsXX
High-grade LED headlightsXXX
Adaptive Front-Lighting System (AFS)XX
LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)XXX
LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) accent lightingXX
LED tail and stoplightsXXX
dark gray metallic front grilleX
Color-keyed outside the door handlesXXXX
Black outside the door handles
Power tilt/slide moon roofXXXX
Variable intermittent windshield wipersXXXX
Dual chrome-tipped exhaustXX
Color-keyed roof-mounted shark-fin antennaXXXXX

2020 Toyota Corolla interior

Seats and Cargo space

How many seats does a Toyota Corolla have?

The Toyota Corolla’s capacity as manufactures is enough for 5 people. For standard features, Toyota Corolla provides cloth upholstery and manual adjustable front seats while options offer great features for drivers such as premium cloth seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheels. In addition, the interior’s material is modern and eco-friendly. Choosing material for interior design is strictly checked and chosen by Toyota specialists. The wood train is elegant and appeal people at the first look. Additionally, the rear seat folds 60/40 to grow the cargo area to 17.8 cubic feet.

In addition, to ensure the safety for children when driving on the road, two sets of LATCH are added. Cloth upholstery is added with standard basis. You are able to split the seat space as 60/40, for the LE, SE, XLE, XSE models, providing a perfect space for you and our own families.

Several noticeable changes are made including premium cloth seatsSeveral noticeable changes are made including premium cloth seats

User who own the latest 2020 Toyota Corolla said that the optional upgraded seats provide better support, rather than the standard ones. The cabin space is enough for adults to have a comfortable seat. However, the headroom is a bit low which may some troubles for taller users whenever moving in or out of the car. One positive change is the visibility is good, ensure that drivers can observe well and control what is going on with their car on the road.

Cargo space is lager gives people feels of convenienceCargo space is lager gives people feels of convenience

Audio and Connectivity

The 2020 Corolla comes standard with Bluetooth, a USB port, a six-speaker stereo, a 7-inch touch screen, Apple Car Play, voice recognition, and a built-in Wi-Fi hot spot. New users confuse that what is considered as safety feature, how to utilize its function to have full enjoy while using it. As automakers, to assist better for the drivers there are a rearview camera, lane keep assist and some fantastic improvements.

A 7-inch touchscreen is installed on CorollaA 7-inch touchscreen is installed on Corolla

Entertainment is one of the basic human’s needs, understand that Toyota offers a functioned and modern 7-inch touchscreen, though some graphic may look out of date. Beside that the audio climate control is equipped to satisfy users’ commands.

Toyota Corolla interior features

Trims/FeaturesLLESEXLEXSE
Air conditioning with dust and pollen filterX
Automatic climate control with dust and pollen filter and push-button controlsXXXX
Integrated backup camera with projected pathXXXXX
60/40 split fold-down rear seatX
60/40 split fold-down rear seat with center armrest and two cup holdersXXXX
Normal and Sport driving modesXX
Normal, Power and ECO driving modes
Premium instrumentation clusterXXX
Power door locks with automatic locking featureXXXXX
Day/night rearview mirrorXXXXX
Overhead console with map lightsXXXXX
Soft-touch center console with the storage compartmentXXXXX
Front and Console USB 2.0 portsXXXX
Digital clockXXXXX

2020 Toyota Corolla engine

A revolution on design has come to Toyota Corolla 2020. From design, exterior and interior features to the engine, all is a significant change of Toyota.

On the following table, there are all details about the engine and comparison ratios between five trims. We can see that 2.0-lier l-4 is featured for SE and XSE versions, which produces about 139 horsepower for SE and 169 horsepower for XSE model. Next, all of those trims are using 2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual transmission, while the fuel tank capacity is all the same, reaching at about 13.2 cc.

An updated 1.8-liter inline engine is using for Toyota CorollaAn updated 1.8-liter inline engine is using for Toyota Corolla

TrimsLLESEXLEXSE
Engine Type1.8-liter I-41.8-liter I-42.0-liter I-41.8-liter I-42.0-liter I-4
Transmission2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual
Drive TypeFront-wheelFront-wheelFront-wheelFront-wheelFront-wheel
Combined MPG3333343234
EPA mileage est. (city/highway)30/3830/3831/3829/3731/38
Fuel tank capacity13.213.213.213.213.2
Fuel typeRegular UnleadedRegular UnleadedRegular UnleadedRegular UnleadedRegular Unleaded
Torque126128126126151
Horsepower139139139139169
ValvesDOHC 16DOHC 16DOHC 16DOHC 16DOHC 16
Valve timingVariableVariableVariableVariableVariable

2020 Toyota Corolla safety

Safety is also a factor that buyers need to review when purchasing a car, aside design style, price and the engine performance. And there is what Toyota has made to satisfy customer.

Up to 8 airbags are added on the 2020 Corolla, becoming a crucial step in ensuring the safety of drivers and avoid the possibly accidents.

  • Standard forward-collision warning and automated emergency braking
  • Standard lane-departure warning and lane-keeping assist
  • Standard adaptive cruise control
  • Standard daytime running lights
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)
  • Optional blind spot detection

The TPMS is installed with a purpose of alerting drivers whenever the tire pressure is going low and in order to prevent from getting accidents on the road due to the tire failure.

If the light turns on, it means your tires need to be checked carefully, which is necessary to avoid of tire failure. You need to acknowledge about the importance of choosing proper tire as well as how to use the TPMS system.

  • Optional blind spot detection

Toyota has their own way to address the blind spot problem. On 2020 Toyota Corolla this feature is installed near the rear-view mirror. With this feature, the brake system is also able to be activated to ensure that the car is always on the right lane.

On 2020 Toyota Corolla this feature is installed near the rear-view mirrorOn 2020 Toyota Corolla this feature is installed near the rear-view mirror

  • Standard daytime running lights

Daytime running lights (DRL) are made with the purpose of improving the visibility of drivers to other drivers as well as pedestrians, through that the ability occurring accidents is also reduced significantly.

  • Standard forward-collision warning and automated emergency braking

The function of Standard forward-collision warning is warning drivers by alerts to reduce the ability of collision and remind them that brake is required to ensure the safety of users on the road.

  • Standard lane-departure warning and lane-keeping assist

These features are installed to alert once the car is moving out of the lane and in order to keep the car is always on the right lane.

Trims/FeaturesLLESEXLEXSE
(TSS 2.0)- Pre-Collision SystemXXXXX
Electric Parking Brake (EPB)XXXXX
Eight airbagsXXXXX
Driver and front passenger Whiplash-Injury-Lessening (WIL) seatsXXXXX
Child-protector rear door locksXXXXX
Energy-absorbing collapsible steering columnXXXXX
Head-impact protection structureXXXXX
High-tensile-strength steel body panelsXXXXX
Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)XXXXX
Engine immobilizerXXXXX
Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)XXXXX
Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist

Toyota Corolla operations

The L, LE and XLE are equipped the 1.8 liter inline-4, showed off a performance up to 139 horsepower. However, we can obviously see that the rate of fuel economy is still lower than the old engine.

The biggest advantage in the operation of the Toyota Corolla is the solid, stable driving feeling. This advantage becomes the core value that brings great sales success to the Toyota Corolla so far. Almost all Toyota Corolla users have the same assessment; the car is very compact, smooth and firm.

Toyota is the outstanding when reviewing about the fuel economy of its models, including Corolla. This “gasoline” level is considered to be the lowest in the segment, in addition to Camry, another proud of Toyota. Overall, Toyota Corolla possesses much strength in operation. In which, there are 3 biggest advantages that are compact operation; long-term durability, less broken; save on gasoline.

Compare between 2020 Toyota Corolla versions

TrimsLLESEXLEXSE
Price$19.500$19.950$21.950$23.950$25.450
Engine Type1.8-liter I-41.8-liter I-42.0-liter I-41.8-liter I-42.0-liter I-4
Transmission2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual
Drive TypeFront-wheelFront-wheelFront-wheelFront-wheelFront-wheel
Combined MPG3333343234
EPA mileage est. (city/highway)30/3830/3831/3829/3731/38
Fuel tank capacity13.213.213.213.213.2
Fuel typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
Torque126128126126151
Horsepower139139139139169
ValvesDOHC 16DOHC 16DOHC 16DOHC 16DOHC 16
Valve timingVariableVariableVariableVariableVariable
LED headlightsXX
High-grade LED headlightsXXX
Adaptive Front-Lighting System (AFS)XX
LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)XXX
LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) accent lightingXX
LED tail and stoplightsXXX
dark gray metallic front grilleX
Color-keyed outside the door handlesXXXX
Black outside the door handles
Power tilt/slide moon roofXXXX
Variable intermittent windshield wipersXXXX
Dual chrome-tipped exhaustXX
Color-keyed roof-mounted shark-fin antennaXXXXX
Air conditioning with dust and pollen filterX
Automatic climate control with dust and pollen filter and push-button controlsXXXX
Integrated backup camera with a projected pathXXXXX
60/40 split fold-down rear seatX
60/40 split the fold-down rear seat with center armrest and two cup holdersXXXX
Normal and Sport driving modesXX
Normal, Power and ECO driving modes
Premium instrumentation clusterXXX
Power door locks with automatic locking featureXXXXX
Day/night rearview mirrorXXXXX
Overhead console with map lightsXXXXX
Soft-touch center console with the storage compartmentXXXXX
Front and Console USB 2.0 portsXXXX
Digital clockXXXXX

Toyota Corolla competitors

Toyota, as we mentioned above, one of the most well-known brand by its durable and undeniable advantages. However, in business, to compete against other rivals and attract people’s attention, through that enhance sales. What else does Toyota have? To make it clear, on the below table we have a small comparison among Corolla with main competitors.

We’ve compiled some of the Toyota Corolla’s peers to do a bit of a comparison. So put them to the test, and see how the new Toyota Corolla measures up against rivals from 2020 Honda Civic, 2020 Ford Focus, 2020 Chevrolet Equinox, Mazda 3.

Models/ Features2020 Toyota Corolla2020 Honda Civic2020 Hyundai Elantra2020 Chevrolet EquinoxMazda 3
Price$19.500$19.750$18.950$24.995$21.500
Walk Away Auto LockXXX
Cabin Space (cubic feet)1322.614.42020.1
Cargo Volume (cubic feet)17.815.114.429.913.2
Legroom (Front, in.)42/34.842.3/37.442.2/35.740.9/39.942.3/35.1
Headroom (Front, in)38/3739.3/37.140/3740/38.537.6/36.7
Automatic Climate ControlXXXXX
Overall length182.3177.9181.9183.1183.5
Overall width70.170.970.972.670.7
Wheelbase106.3106.3106.3107.3107.3
Horsepower139158147170186
Engine TypeGasGasGasGasGas
Torque (lb-ft.)126138132203186

Toyota Corolla Warranty

Why do you need to register for a car’s warranty? The answer is just to ensure that your automobile is always in good condition. Once it is expired and your car face some serious problems, that’s the time you realize the importance of warranty and should immediately extend it.

Which factors affect the cost of a Toyota extended warranty?

On this part, we’d like to share several factors that effect on Toyota extended warranty’s cost.

  • The type of coverage you need- Based on the length of coverage you choose; the price may be varied.
  • The model and age of your vehicle-Your car’s condition. Have you taken good care of the car?

Consumer’s thoughts and if you decide to own a new 2020 Toyota Corolla or not

On several forums, you can notice that users usually leave their comments about the vehicle, not only the pros and cons, but reviews, analysis are also discussed. On this last part, we’d like to share with you some thoughts so that in the end, at least you can also make decision about purchasing a new vehicle or not.

“Great car”

“Toyota quality”

“Finally, a 2.0 Corolla”

In conclusion, when looking for a new car, take the time to experience the 2020 Toyota Corolla. Reliability is still great as well. If you really want to dial up the performance, drive home the exhilarating Corolla. If not, Mazda 3 or 2020 Honda Civic is not too bad for your need.

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