Toyota Corolla Performance Specs and Features

The Toyota Corolla has long been a respected and popular name in the compact sedan segment. The 2017 Toyota Corolla continues along that route by delivering capable and reliable performance, as well as enviable engine output and fuel efficiency numbers for the money. Learn how the Corolla outperforms popular competitors, and put the Corolla’s performance to the test when you take it for a test drive at Toyota of Gastonia.

Performance Highlights

1.8L 4-Cylinder Engine

Every version of the Corolla enjoys a standard-issue 1.8L inline-four engine. Most Corolla engines are also equipped with Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) and are able to produce 132 hp and 128 lb-ft of torque.

CVT / 6-Speed Manual Transmission

Take your pick between a fuel-efficient Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) and a sporty 6-speed manual that keeps you in control of every shift in gears.

LE Eco Trim

The unique LE Eco trim comes with special engine and suspension tuning, as well as low rolling resistance tires and upgraded exterior aerodynamics, to help increase output to 140 hp while also improving fuel economy.

Fuel Economy

The most fuel-efficient Corolla is the LE Eco, which gets an EPA-estimated 40 mpg highway and 30 mpg city. Still, no version of the Corolla gets less than an EPA-estimated 35 mpg highway and 27 mpg city.

Make Your Way Inside the 2017 Toyota Corolla

Performance is only the start of what’s available with the new Toyota Corolla. You’ll also have access to a tremendous range of safety features thanks to the standard Toyota Safety Sense™ P driver assistance package, as well as an available Entune™ infotainment system with a navigation system, smartphone app integration, satellite radio, and HD Radio! You can even get SofTex® leatherette upholstery and heated front seats for added style and comfort. For all these reasons and more, it’s no surprise the new Toyota Corolla has been on the receiving end of quite a few impressive reviews lately.

Interested in seeing if the 2017 Toyota Corolla is up to your discerning specifications? Stop in and take this popular compact sedan for a test drive at Toyota of Gastonia, located at 4821 Wilkinson Boulevard in Gastonia, NC, just a short drive from both Mt. Holly and neighboring Shelby. For your convenience, we’re open seven days a week. Simply contact us online, or call us at (888) 852-8737 if we can assist you in any way.

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