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TOYOTA COROLLA HATCHBACK

2.0 VVT-i Hybrid Icon 5dr CVT

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Key Features

Transmission Type
Transmission TypeAutomatic
Fuel Type
Fuel TypeHybrid
Emissions
Emissions111.00g/km
Top Speed
Top Speed112mph

Driver Convenience

  • Bluetooth telephone connectivity
  • E-call
  • Electrically assisted power steering
  • Push button start
  • Reversing camera
  • Smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android auto
  • Speed limiter

Entertainment

  • 2 ring combimeters with 4.2" colour TFT screen
  • 6 speakers
  • 8" multimedia and back monitor
  • AM/FM radio
  • DAB Digital radio
  • USB and Aux in connectors + 12V front outlet

Exterior Features

  • Anti-jam protection on power windows
  • Auto up and down function on all power windows
  • Automatic headlights
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED Headlights
  • Power adjustable heated door mirrors
  • Power front windows
  • Power rear windows
  • Rear window wiper
  • Shark fin antenna

Interior Features

  • 3 rear headrests
  • 3 spoke leather steering wheel + gear knob
  • Clean air filter
  • Dual zone automatic air conditioning with ECO mode switch
  • Fabric upholstery
  • Front head restraints
  • Heated seats
  • ISOFIX seat fixing (2 fixings on rear outer seats)
  • Pollen filter
  • Power lumbar support
  • Seatbelt pretensioners and force limiters
  • Steering wheel switches
  • Tilt/telescopic steering column
  • WIL - Whiplash Injury Lessening seats

Packs

  • Toyota safety sense 2 pack - Corolla

Safety

  • 3x3 point rear seatbelts
  • Adjustable front driver seat belt extender
  • Anti lock braking system + Electronic brake force distribution
  • Brake assist function
  • Electronic parking brake
  • Front passenger airbag on/off switch
  • Front seatbelt reminder
  • HAC-Hill-start Assist Control
  • Rear seat belt reminder
  • Supplemental restraint system (SRS) 7 airbags - dual driver, dual side curtain, side impact and driver knee airbags
  • Traction control
  • Tyre pressure warning system

Security

  • Alarm/immobiliser
  • Remote central locking + deadlocks

Technical

  • Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)

Wheels

  • Space saver spare wheel

Exterior Features

Packs

Paintwork

Trim

Wheels

Electric Vehicle Data

  • Battery Capacity in kWh
    1.4
  • Battery Type
    Nickel-Metal Hydride

Emissions - ICE

  • CO
    0.105
  • CO2 (g/km)
    85
  • HC
    0.012
  • HC+NOx
    Not Available
  • Noise Level dB(A)
    67
  • NOx
    0.003
  • Particles
    Not Available
  • Standard Euro Emissions
    EURO 6
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb
    111
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb - Max
    127
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb - Min
    111
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Extra High
    133
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Extra High - Max
    156
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Extra High - Min
    133
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - High
    98
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - High - Max
    112
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - High - Min
    98
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Low
    105
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Low - Max
    115
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Low - Min
    105
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Medium
    95
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Medium - Max
    106
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Medium - Min
    95

Engine and Drive Train

  • Camshaft
    DOHC
  • Catalytic Convertor
    Yes
  • CC
    1987
  • Compression Ratio
    14.0:1
  • Cylinder Layout
    IN-LINE
  • Cylinders
    4
  • Cylinders - Bore (mm)
    80.5
  • Cylinders - Stroke (mm)
    97.6
  • Engine Code
    M20A-FXS
  • Engine Layout
    FRONT TRANSVERSE
  • Fuel Delivery
    MULTI POINT FUEL INJECTION
  • Gears
    1 SPEED
  • Number of Valves
    16
  • Transmission
    AUTO

Fuel Consumption - ICE

  • EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies
    No
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb
    4.9
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Max
    5.6
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Min
    4.9
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High
    5.9
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Max
    6.5
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Min
    5.9
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High
    4.3
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Max
    4.4
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Min
    4.3
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low
    4.6
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Max
    5.7
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Min
    4.6
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium
    4.2
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Max
    5.8
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Min
    4.2
  • WLTP - MPG - Comb
    57.6
  • WLTP - MPG - Comb - Max
    50.4
  • WLTP - MPG - Comb - Min
    57.6
  • WLTP - MPG - Extra High
    47.9
  • WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Max
    43.5
  • WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Min
    47.9
  • WLTP - MPG - High
    65.7
  • WLTP - MPG - High - Max
    64.2
  • WLTP - MPG - High - Min
    65.7
  • WLTP - MPG - Low
    61.4
  • WLTP - MPG - Low - Max
    49.6
  • WLTP - MPG - Low - Min
    61.4
  • WLTP - MPG - Medium
    67.3
  • WLTP - MPG - Medium - Max
    48.7
  • WLTP - MPG - Medium - Min
    67.3

General

  • Alternative Fuel Qualifying
    Yes
  • Badge Engine CC
    2.0
  • Badge Power
    184
  • Based On ID
    Not Available
  • Coin Description
    VVT-i Hybrid
  • Coin Series
    Icon
  • Generation Mark
    11
  • Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 07
    18E
  • NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %
    95
  • NCAP Child Occupant Protection %
    84
  • NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09
    5
  • NCAP Pedestrian Protection %
    86
  • NCAP Safety Assist %
    77
  • Did at least one aspect of this vehicle's safety give cause for concern?
    No
  • Special Edition
    No
  • Special Order
    No
  • Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage
    100000
  • Standard manufacturers warranty - Years
    5
  • Vehicle Homologation Class
    M1

Performance

  • 0 to 62 mph (secs)
    7.9
  • Engine Power - BHP
    184
  • Engine Power - KW
    135
  • Engine Power - RPM
    6000
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT
    140
  • Engine Torque - MKG
    19.4
  • Engine Torque - NM
    190
  • Engine Torque - RPM
    4400
  • Top Speed
    112

Test Cycles

  • Emissions Test Cycle
    WLTP
  • RDE Certification Level
    RDE 2

Tyres

  • Alloys?
    Yes
  • Space Saver?
    Yes
  • Tyre Size Front
    205/55/R16
  • Tyre Size Rear
    205/55/R16
  • Tyre Size Spare
    SPACE SAVER
  • Wheel Style
    Not Available
  • Wheel Type
    16" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

  • Height
    1435
  • Height (including roof rails)
    Not Available
  • Length
    4370
  • Wheelbase
    2640
  • Width
    1790
  • Width (including mirrors)
    Not Available

Weight and Capacities

  • Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
    43
  • Gross Vehicle Weight
    1910
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)
    1052
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)
    313
  • Max. Loading Weight
    570
  • Max. Roof Load
    75
  • Max. Towing Weight - Braked
    750
  • Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked
    450
  • Minimum Kerbweight
    1340
  • No. of Seats
    5
  • Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb
    11

Toyota's Corolla has returned the brand to prominence in the family hatchback segment. Jonathan Crouch takes a drive in the latest version.

Background

Toyota was aiming to enter fresh territory with this 12th generation Corolla. For one thing, it needed to make hybrids more universally acceptable in this segment - that's why there are two of them this time round, a 1.8 and a 2.0-litre unit, both of the 'self-charging' non-plug-in variety. This Corolla also aims to change customer perceptions of Toyota in this sector, which tend to centre around expectations of drab interior quality, forgettable looks and boring drive dynamics. This Corolla is a huge step forward from its Auris predecessor in all these areas. But will all that be enough to at last make this Japanese maker competitive at the sharp end of this class amongst Focuses and Golfs? There are three body styles this time round, a saloon variant joining the usual five-door hatch and 'Touring Sports' estate. All are built on the 'TNGA' 'Toyota New Global Architecture' platform and constructed at the brand's British factory in Burnaston, Derbyshire. Toyota also offers a Corolla Cross SUV, but that's a completely separate model.

Driving Experience

This Corolla was the first of the brand's models in Europe to offer customers a choice of two hybrid powertrains - a revised 120bhp 1.8-litre system and a fresh 178bhp 2.0-litre unit that's engineered for more power on demand and more effortless acceleration, without compromising overall fuel and emissions efficiency. As full hybrids, both powertrains have the advantage of offering an all-electric drive capability, with zero emissions and fuel consumption. Both, as you would expect, are also matched to a seamless belt-driven CVT automatic transmission with six speeds. There are wheel-mounted paddleshifters supplied as part of this transmission package, but it's unlikely that typical buyers will make much use of them. For the record though, the 2.0-litre hybrid variant should get from rest to 62mph in around 8 seconds, which is reasonably rapid by class standards. Expect refinement to be excellent; certainly far better than it would be in a rival rumbly diesel. With the 1.8-litre variant we tried, the response to throttle input is slightly more linear than with previous Toyota hybrid models, though the disconnect between the accelerator pedal and the CVT auto gearbox can still be frustrating. The brand has worked hard on this 122hp electrified unit, equipping hatch and estate Corollas that use it with a lithium-ion battery that's smaller, lighter and can deliver more power to assist the engine thanks to improved recuperation capabilities. Whichever powerplant you prefer, you should find this Toyota far more dynamically able than its segment predecessors this time round. Throw the car into a corner and you'll find that though this Corolla is no Focus, it far from disgraces itself, with a decent level of front end grip and steering that's predictable and accurate, though rather light.

Design and Build

This modern-era 12th generation Corolla is purposefully styled and offers decent cabin space too, thanks to the extra flexibility of its 'TNGA' 'Toyota New Global Architecture' platform. There's a choice of five-door hatch, Touring Sports estate or Saloon body styles. Plus there's additionally a completely separate Corolla Cross SUV model, though that's not our focus here. Size-wise, the hatch that most customers choose is pitched plumb in the centre of its segment, slightly shorter than a Ford Focus and quite a bit longer than a Golf. Inside, the cabin feels well finished and benefits from the introduction of Toyota's latest 'Smart Connect+' HD central 8-inch touchscreen. The extra space freed up by the relatively generous exterior dimensions should be particularly obvious in the rear, though the optional panoramic glass sunroof does eat into headroom. There's reasonable space for a couple of rear seat folk though. Boot capacity is rated at 361-litres for the 1.8 and 313-litres for the 2.0-litre hybrid. Family folk are probably going to be directed towards the 'Touring Sports' estate body style, also available in SUV-style 'TREK' form. The 'Touring Sports' station wagon derivative, like the alternative Saloon body style, sits upon a lengthened 2,700mm wheelbase version of the TNGA platform.

Market and Model

Toyota isn't bothering here to try and provide an affordable entry-level model, prices across the all-hybrid range starting from around £25,000. There's a premium of around £1,200 to go from the five-door hatch body shape to the 'Touring Sports' estate - and you can also have a Saloon. There are five main trim levels - 'Icon', 'Icon Tech', 'Design', 'GR Sport' and 'Excel', plus the Touring Sports estate also gets an extra SUV-inspired 'TREK' variant. All of these spec levels deliver even more kit for the latest model year, with fresh colours that include a bi-tone combination for the hatch. And all derivativesare pretty well equipped. Even base 'Icon' variants get LED front foglights and a colour 7-inch multi-information display in the instrument binnacle. Plus 16-inch alloy wheels, heated front seats with lumbar support, automatic LED headlights and dual-zone air conditioning. There's also an 8-inch centre-dash 'Toyota Touch 2' touchscreen, your access point to a DAB tuner and a reversing camera. As the name suggests, the 'Icon Tech' grade adds further useful technology features, including satellite navigation and voice control built into a new 'Smart Connect+' 8-inch HD centre touchscreen; in addition at this level, there's parking sensors and Intelligent Park Assist' set-up that will steer you into spaces. The top 'GR Sport variant gets special 17 or 18-inch wheels, plus sports front seats upholstered in fabric with a dedicated pinstripe pattern and with seatback and cushion bolsters finished in black and grey synthetic leather. All Corollas get as standard the full package of 'Toyota T-Mate' camera-driven safety features. These include autonomous braking, adaptive cruise control, Lane Trace Assist, Road Sign Assist and Automatic High beam. Corolla customers also get access to the 'MyT' connected car app, via which you get lock the doors, operate the lights and bring up a vehicle 'health check' on your smartphone, all from wherever you are.

Cost of Ownership

Toyota has decided that all Corolla buyers should have a Hybrid engine - and a look at the efficiency stats reveals why. The stats are still pretty eye-catching, a typical 1.8-litre Hybrid Corolla Hatch with 'Icon' trim managing up to 62.8mpg on the combined cycle and up to 102g/km of CO2. That's further helped, Toyota expects, by the fact that for typical customers, up to 50% of typical commuting journeys will be accomplished in all-electric drive. For the 2.0-litre Hybrid hatch, the best stats are up to 57.7mpg and up to 111g/km. The Japanese maker describes the Corolla's Hybrid technology as being of the 'self-charging' variety, which means that it isn't of the currently popular Plug-in variety. The brand of course has PHEV technology (it's available on top versions of its Prius model) but currently feels it isn't necessary for the Corolla line-up. What else? Well, the five year 100,000 mile warranty is extremely good and even after that runs out, you'll find that you can extend it for nothing up to a maximum of ten years, providing you have the car regularly serviced at a Toyota dealer. There's also three years warranty against rust and 12 years of anti-corrosion protection.

Summary

So what do we have here? A name from the past which packages up technology from the future. Very soon, all family hatchback-class models will feature model line-ups that are primarily electrified. But Toyota has brought us that right now. In a car its volume brand competitors will have to take very seriously indeed. If you're going the hybrid route with a car in this sector, it makes sense to buy into the brand that has most experience in producing this kind of powertrain - and that's unquestionably Toyota. But this model also has other things to recommend it, with levels of safety and media connectivity that rivals struggle to better. If you're looking for a car in this segment, a Corolla might not currently be on your shopping list. We think it ought to be.

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