A conventional 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine makes 126 horse power in the 2008 Toyota Corolla. It gets a little bit harsh at greater revs and also isn't quiet concerning its job, yet it does supply 28/37 mpg with the five-speed manual, and also 26/35 mpg with a four-speed automatic. The MacPherson strut front and torsion beam of light rear suspension couldn't be more ordinary in requirements, yet it's positioned, composed, as well as driver-blunder-resistant. The handling limitations are instead reduced, however the Corollas run smoothly and also silently. Include good front disc/rear drum brakes (anti-lock brakes are optional on the S and LE) and excellent rack-and-pinion steering, and this is as near a luxury car ride and experience as any type of small economic situation car has ever. Criterion on all cars and trucks is a 60/40 folding back seat and a CD player; all kind of power options are readily available, as well as some versions also have "wood" cut that does not look regrettable.
Front-seat side as well as drape airbags and also anti-lock brakes with Electronic Brakeforce Circulation (EBD) are readily available as options for all model grades. The 2008 Toyota Corolla obtains 5 star rankings ahead accident defense from the NHTSA, along with 4 celebrities for side influence when outfitted with side air bags.
2008 Toyota Corolla S
Much like the 2008 Toyota Corolla's designing, performance will not leave you breathless, yet it is far more than ample for a portable car.
Every trim degree of the 2008 Toyota Corolla (3 in overall: the CE, LE, and also S) features the very same 126-hp four-cylinder engine that puts power down to the front wheels with either a four-speed automatic or five-speed handbook. In the beginning glance, this may provide the Corolla the appearance of being underpowered, yet Auto123.com mentions that "we utilized to get about fine with 85-hp cars Two Decade ago, so 126 horses is sufficient for city as well as freeway driving."
Nonetheless, BusinessWeek calls it "pokey" with the optional automatic transmission, and also keeps in mind that it's "much slower" compared to the Honda Civic, its chief opponent. With the Corolla, Toyota's constructed an automobile that's not involving to drive, even though "stronger steering, better-damped trip, and also larger brakes" distinguish it from the previous Corolla. Toyota's syntheticed in adequate performance for the city, however Cars.com records that "on the freeway ... the engine's moderate power rankings restrict the Corolla's performance; the automatic-transmission Corolla I evaluated just had a minimal amount of power for fast passing." Vehicle and also Vehicle driver amounts it up: "Simply keeping up on the interstate needs a hefty foot-- and also spurs."
he 2008 Toyota Corolla supplies 28/37 mpg with the five-speed guidebook, as well as 26/35 mpg with a four-speed automated.
Handling is nothing impressive, however the ride is of a far better high quality compared to common amongst portable automobiles. Cars.com locates the 2008 Toyota Corolla to be "very manoeuvrable" and also "body roll is properly regulated when cornering," yet really feels that "the trip obtains a little bit choppy on the highway." Cornering isn't really its strong suit: with the Corolla, Toyota has created a "carefully performed remedy to your transport problem," Cars and truck as well as Vehicle driver recommends. "For leisure, look elsewhere."
The 2008 Toyota Corolla can be found in 3 trim levels with differing levels of typical as well as optional attributes.
There's a good quantity of conventional tools in the base CE version of the Corolla; Toyota sets up such features as a four-speaker AM/FM/CD sound system, a/c, and also power mirrors and tilt steering wheel. Autospectator.com really feels that with these basic attributes in the Corolla, "Toyota eliminated the standard notion of a 'base' design." Going up the trim degrees brings some minor exterior additions as well as some chrome trim on the S. The top-end LE includes a lot more, and also Cars.com praises the automobile's "power windows, keyless entrance and lively electroluminescent determines that are very easy to read."