Well into its fourth decade of production, the compact Toyota Corolla is one of the best-selling cars in automotive history. The Toyota Corolla is a compact four-door sedan built to appeal to commuters who seek versatility over style. Now in its 11th generation, the Corolla has a bolder design, but still keeps to its traditional roots.
Notably, the Toyota Corolla was the automaker's first car sold in the U.S. starting in 1968. Since its introduction into the U.S., the Toyota Corolla has come in a variety of body styles, including a sedan, coupe, hatchback and wagon. More recently, it's solely available as a compact four-door sedan. Throughout the years, the Corolla has evolved to be strictly functionality-driven and prioritizes stability and fuel efficiency in its more recent models.
The Toyota Corolla has impressive fuel efficient. The cabin is spacious, with ample room for rear seat passengers that rivals mid-size sedan favorites. Though it may not top many of its rivals in performance or driving experience, the car is economical and will provide a steady, sure-footed ride.
Small, inexpensive and fuel-efficient, the Corolla is one of America's quintessential economy cars. Best known for its longevity, expect to find used Toyota Corollas with high mileage and in pristine condition.
Toyota Corolla trim levels aside from the base include: LE, XLE, S and XRS sedans. The Corolla has a 1.8L four-cylinder engine that powers all but its highest trim, which supports a 2.4L four-cylinder engine under the hood. The Toyota Corolla comes standard with front-wheel drive.