2019 Toyota Corolla

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Toyota Corolla highlights

Customer rating


  • Abundant driver-assistance features
  • Surprising passenger space
  • Large cargo trunk


  • Performance is disappointing
  • Disconnected driving feel
  • Engine drone invades cabin when accelerating

Mileage (EPA estimate)

27 city, 35 highway, 30 combined

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A sleek and assertive compact sedan.

Whether you're commuting for work or hauling golf clubs to a weekend tee-off, the sporty 2019 Toyota Corolla will get you there in style. The smooth curves of the body command attention while the roomy interior keeps you cozy on your travels—far and near. This classy vehicle is the head-turner of the 2019 Toyota compact car line-up.

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What is new for the 2019 Toyota Corolla?

  • Corolla trims have been upgraded with Cruise Control as standard equipment this year.

2019 Toyota Corolla trims

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  • Eight standard exterior color options, satellite radio, smart device integration, heated front seats, power driver seat, and more


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5 reasons to buy the 2019 Toyota Corolla

1. Features that inspire confidence

All 2019 Toyota Corolla trims feature the brand's signature ToyotaSafety SenseP (TSS-P) package. As soon as you get behind the wheel you'll appreciate the collision warning system, pedestrian detection, automatic emergency braking, automatic high-beam headlights, steering assist, lane departure warning, and more. Whether you're a new driver learning to take to the road or a veteran traveler logging thousands of miles each year, you'll enjoy taking advantage of these forward-thinking features. Combine this with entertainment features and the inside of a 2019 Corolla is a great place to be.

2. A modern technology package

2019 Toyota Corolla: Tech Dash | CarMax

Standard features across the 2019 Toyota Corolla sedan lineup appeal to the tech-savvy consumer. These include a touchscreen multimedia system, iPod integration, a USB port, and Bluetooth® enabled connectivity for hands-free phone calls and music streaming. Luxury trim options offer an upgrade from the standard 6.1-inch screen to a larger seven-inch option. Even if you don't consider yourself tech-savvy, you'll still find the 2019 Toyota Corolla's features easy to use.

3. Ample interior passenger room

2019 Toyota Corolla: Front Seats | CarMax

The Corolla line may be known for its compact exterior size allowing ease of city driving and parallel parking, but don't let that fool you. The interior is spacious with 38.3 inches of headroom, 53 inches of hip room, and 42.3 inches of legroom in the front seats. Rear passengers enjoy 37.1 inches of headroom, 43.9 inches of hip room, and 41.4 inches of legroom in this five-passenger, four-door vehicle.

2019 Toyota Corolla: Backseats | CarMax

4. Great for the commute

2019 Toyota Corolla: Engine | CarMax

The 2019 Toyota Corolla houses an approximate-13.2-gallon fuel tank that boasts an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 32 mpg combined with the 1.8L engine and continuously variable transmission.

Commuting workers and adventure-seekers alike will appreciate the ability to go, go, go without thinking about when and where to fill up next. So if you have a long commute, you'll feel more confident for the journey ahead.

5. Comfortable town handling

2019 Toyota Corolla: Trunk Cargo | CarMax

For those navigating suburban roadways, the smooth braking system and assisted steering make the four-cylinder 2019 Toyota Corolla a joy to drive. Plus, this vehicle has ample get-up-and-go for city freeway driving, as it clocks in at approximately 7.5 seconds to reach 60 mph (according to the manufacturer, when new). Whether you're stopping off for groceries or hauling little league supplies, the 13-square-foot cargo area in the trunk can handle your task with ease. This makes the 2019 Corolla a great choice if you have a lot of errands to run and passengers to ferry.

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If you're looking for engaging driving dynamics, check out the sport-styled 2017-2019 Honda Civic. Choose from three body types: sedan, two-door coupe, or hatchback. Stay in control with an available six-speed manual transmission, or enjoy the smooth ride of the continuously variable transmission. When equipped with the optional turbocharged 1.5L four-cylinder engine, the 2017-2019 Honda Civic gets an impressive EPA-estimated 32 mpg city and 42 mpg highway.

The Touring trim on the 2017-2019 Honda Civic adds heated rear seats, leather seating, a 450-watt sound system, and the Honda Sensing suite of driver aids.

You'll get many in-demand features standard on a 2017-2019 Honda Civic, including:

  • LED daytime running lights

  • Four-speaker audio system

  • Multi-angle rearview camera

  • Automatic climate control

  • Bluetooth audio streaming

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

Based on customer reviews, the 2019 Toyota Corolla is a reliable and comfortable car. Customers like that it is easy to drive and has a smooth ride.

RepairPal gave the Toyota Corolla an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Toyota Corolla 1st out of 46 among Compact Cars.

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Toyota Corolla features and specs

LE 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Entune
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Cloth Seats
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Sunroof(s)

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

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Leg room

F 42.3"/R 41.4"

Head room

F 38.3"/R 37.1"

Front tires


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More about the 2019 Toyota Corolla

Color options

Exterior colors

  • Barcelona Red Metallic

  • Black Sand Pearl

  • Blizzard Pearl

  • Blue Crush Metallic

  • Classic Silver Metallic

  • Falcon Gray Metallic

  • Galactic Aqua Mica

  • Slate Metallic

  • Super White

Interior colors

  • L: Steel-gray interior and fabric seats

  • LE: Almond, ash, or black interior and fabric seats

  • LE ECO: Almond, ash, or black interior and fabric seats

  • SE: Black, orange zest, or vivid blue interior and fabric seats with SofTex

  • XLE: Black interior color and SofTex leather seats

  • XSE: Black interior color and SofTex leather seats

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