Saturday, September 12, 2009

2009 Toyota Corolla review - Specification

2009 Toyota Corolla CEPRICES: CE/XRS/as tested, $14,835/$21,925/$17,740

POWER/TORQUE: 132 hp/128 lb.-ft.
FUEL CONSUMPTION: City 7.4 L/100 km (38 mpg); hwy. 5.6 L (50 mpg); as-tested 9.2 L (31 mpg)
COMPETITION: Chevy Cobalt, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Mazda3
WHAT'S BEST: Reliable, practical, Canadian made
WHAT'S WORST: Anonymous style, interior looks like an economy car (crank windows!)
WHAT'S INTERESTING: Toyota Canada apparently shipped boxes of different ice scrapers to Japan to help Corolla's interior design team accommodate them