The S model fits between the base CE and also the upscale LE. Last year's least expensive design, the VE, is gone.
Chevrolet markets a duplicate of the Corolla as the Prizm, which has various styling however makes use of the same front-drive system and also mechanical parts. Both are developed at a plant both business share in The golden state. Some Corollas offered in the USA also are integrated in Ontario, Canada.
Toyota's current strategies ask for the Corolla to be revamped for the 2003 version year, when it is anticipated to obtain even more vibrant styling.
2001 Toyota Corolla Ce
This year's new look inclusives a new front fascia, multireflector halogen headlamps, a lower front bumper as well as chrome trim, and also new taillights. The new S model adds color-keyed side moldings, grille and back mudguards.
The Corolla is 174 inches long-- concerning an inch shorter compared to the Honda Civic or Ford Focus.
The Corolla's common devices is sexy compared with some rivals. Cooling as well as power windows, locks as well as mirrors are optional even on the high-grade LE, which is the only design that includes a conventional cassette player.
All versions seat 5. The S as well as LE come with a remote trunk launch as well as a 60/40 split rear seat that broadens the trunk's freight capability to 12.1 cubic feet.
Under the Hood
All versions use a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine with 125 horsepower. A five-speed manual transmission is basic across the board. A three-speed automated is optional on the CE, and a four-speed automatic is optional on the S and LE.
Side-impact airbags are optional on all three designs, as well as anti-skid brakes are optional on the S and LE. Toyota says the bumpers could hold up against a 5-mph collision without damage-- an insurance claim some larger cars and even some vehicles can't make.
The Corolla is just one of the excellent versions in the small-car sector, supplying an impressive mix of economic situation, improvement, reliability as well as longevity that is hard to beat. The engine delivers stylish velocity, the trip is smooth, and the Corolla is quieter compared to numerous larger cars.
Conservative designing and also a dull picture, however, have actually steered young customers away from the Corolla to cars such as the Honda Civic, Volkswagen Jetta as well as Ford Focus. Picture aside, this is still among the very best subcompacts on the marketplace.