The pleasant and refined Corolla provides a comfortable ride, an improved driving position, and a roomier rear seat, compared with the previous model. Transmission choices include a four-speed automatic or a five-speed manual, both of which send power to the front wheels. In insurance and tax costs, I'll win. Safety equipment is typical within the class, with front side airbags, side-curtain airbags, and active front head restraints all standard. The Corolla has performed very well in most crash tests and has a good set of features. Most impressive about this vehicle is the comfort and durability you experience while driving.
Inside is a pleasing cabin with straightforward controls and minimal distractions. General Motors will contact the Pontiac owners. All 2012 Corolla models use the same engine, a 1. Powertrain refinement used to be a Corolla strength, say a decade ago, but the current model sounds coarse when pushed, considering today's higher standards of small-car refinement. Have removed mouse nest from on top of the cabin filter. Depending on the model, dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or the air bag assembly, free of charge. Had to go to the Toyota place in Spfd.
Seating in the Corolla is quite good overall, with plenty of headroom and legroom in front, and even decent space for average-sized adults in the back seat. Depending on the model, dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or the air bag assembly, free of charge. Exterior With a horizontally split grille and broad front air dam, the Corolla looks a bit like the prior-generation Mazda6. Instead, it receives a few minor changes such as color-matched side-view mirrors for the L model. My new car is also a Corolla, but it'll never be the same as my 2012.
Rear seat: as good as any, better than some. Ken and Geoff were great! The electric power steering is dull and overly light, and that combined with the suspension makes the Corolla feel out of sorts on a curvy road. Toyota will notify the Toyota, Scion and Lexus owners. Storage spaces are well thought-out, down to details like a cord slot so your personal electronics connection doesn't get pinched. The instruments are simple and handsome, basic white on black; we appreciate the lack of pretension or flash.
In every category that's remotely reasonable, I win. In back, a chrome strip joins the taillights. And while powertrain refinement used to be a Corolla strength, say a decade ago, the current model sounds coarse when pushed, considering today's standards of small-car refinement. If you are looking for a friendly and stress free experience get your next car from them. The cabin is very quiet, except for tire noise on harsh pavement. I cannot safely drive any car faster than 80 mph and probably neither can you! The Toyota Corolla compact sedan is stuck in the slow lane as its competition zooms by. .
The Corolla remains one of the better picks in this class for the safety-minded. At 32 mpg overall, this generation Corolla's fuel economy was among the best we'd measured in any conventional car with an automatic transmission, other than a hybrid or a diesel. Storage-wise, there's a double glovebox, along with a few cubbies, a console box, and large door pockets, but the trunk is on the small side, even among cars in this class, and has intrusive hinges. All prices are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices, which do not include destination charge and may change at any time without notice. The 2012 Toyota Corolla might not be all that exciting in any way, but it does offer strong safety.
Gets great gas mileage and has lots of room for bringing stuff back to school. Performance and handling are average for the class. The 2012 Corolla not only looks, but feels, like a car that people choose to drive out of necessity and practicality. In looks from babes, he wins but he's married with two children. All 2012 Corolla models use the same engine, a 1. I had cameras for 9 years driving a company car around 1000 km a week and loving them. Ultimately we bought the car and since then we've been very happy with the purchase.
Output is rated at 132 and horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque. The excels as a comfortable and economy vehicle, spearheaded by a 1. It would be nice for an option to upgrade the engine or some other possibility for a little more passing or take off juice. The water pump was just starting to develop a small leak, but she was running as good as the day I bought her. Changes for 2012 are minimal: The 2012 Corolla comes standard with power windows, locks, and remote keyless entry.