2021 Toyota Corolla MPG

2021 Toyota Corolla MPG


When you’re searching for your next sedan, you want it to be stylish, safe, and outfitted with the latest technology. However, making sure it has the right fuel economy for you is just as important.

The Toyota Corolla doesn’t only boast a high-end design and intuitive features aimed at keeping you safe and connected, it also has excellent efficiency, giving you a perfectly well-rounded vehicle.

In this guide to the 2021 Toyota Corolla MPG, the team at Toyota of Gastonia goes over the various configurations of this sedan with their estimated fuel economies. Drivers near Gastonia, Charlotte, and Lincolnton, North Carolina, just need to pick the right setup for their needs!

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2021 Toyota Corolla MPG

2021 Toyota Corolla Miles Per Gallon: Standard Engine

The 2021 Corolla is available in a whopping nine trim levels with three different engines under the hood. The first is the standard 1.8L 4-cylinder powertrain.

This engine is capable of generating 139 horsepower and 126 lb-ft of torque, perfect for maneuvering through the city streets and seamlessly reaching higher speeds on the open road. It’s also paired with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) for smooth, guess-free handling.

Three trims sport this engine, each offering its own fuel economy rates. Let’s take a look:

Trim Level

Engine

Transmission

EPA-Estimated MPG*

L

1.8L 4-cylinder

CVT

30 city/38 highway

LE

1.8L 4-cylinder

CVT

30 city/38 highway

XLE

1.8L 4-cylinder

CVT

29 city/37 highway


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Toyota Corolla Engine Specs

2021 Toyota Corolla Miles Per Gallon: Available Engine

If you need more pep in your drives, the Corolla also offers the heartier 2.0L 4-cylinder engine on five of its trim levels. This produces more oomph for your rides with 169 horsepower and 151 lb-ft of torque. This is great for those drivers who really want to show off on the streets.

Paired to this engine is the Dynamic-Shift CVT, perfect for easily controlling that extra strength under the hood. However, the SE and SE Apex trims also offer an available 6-speed Intelligent Manual Transmission. This allows you to customize your drives, putting you in complete control.

If you choose this engine, you’ll also get great fuel economy. The EPA estimates come in as the following: 

Trim Level

Engine

Transmission

EPA-Estimated MPG*

SE

2.0L 4-cylinder

CVT

31 city/40 highway

SE

2.0L 4-cylinder

Manual

29 city/36 highway

SE Nightshade

2.0L 4-cylinder

CVT

31 city/40 highway

SE Apex

2.0L 4-cylinder

CVT

30 city/38 highway

SE Apex

2.0L 4-cylinder

Manual

28 city/35 highway

XSE

2.0L 4-cylinder

CVT

31 city/38 highway

XSE Apex

2.0L 4-cylinder

CVT

30 city/38 highway 


2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid MPG

2021 Toyota Corolla Fuel Economy: Hybrid Engine

Whether you’re looking for the highest EPA-estimated fuel economy the 2021 Corolla has to offer or want a greener way to drive, the available Hybrid engine is for you. This configuration has its very own trim level, the Hybrid LE, which is powered by a 1.8L 4-cylinder hybrid powertrain.

Along with 121 horsepower and 105 lb-ft of torque, you’ll also have the Electronic CVT, specifically made for this hybrid engine! Plus, this brings up the Corolla MPG quite a lot.

In fact, with this trim level, you’ll see an EPA-estimated MPG of 53 city/52 highway.* Now that’s going to keep you on the road for longer!

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Experience the 2021 Toyota Corolla MPG in Person!

Whether you want a simple and efficient drive, the most power under the hood, or a greener experience on the road, the Toyota Corolla is the vehicle for you.

To see your favorite trim in action, schedule a test drive at Toyota of Gastonia today.

We’re always thrilled to help elevate drives near Gastonia, Charlotte, and Lincolnton, NC, with a brand-new Toyota. Contact us today!

*EPA-estimated mileage. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary for many reasons, including your vehicle’s condition and how/where you drive.


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