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#3025419 - 06/07/13 04:37 AM 2014 Toyota Corolla Details
The Critic Offline


Registered: 08/30/04
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http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthewdepaula/2013/06/07/2014-toyota-corolla-sheds-demure-image/

I am really liking the premium direction that the C-Segment has taken. There is truly no reason why downsizing should force you to give up the refinement or premium features that are found in larger vehicles.

Quick Highlights of the new Corolla:

- 6MT or CVT (with 7 ratios)
- Carryover 1.8L engine (2ZR-FE); eco version offers enhanced horsepower and efficiency (140HP vs 132HP)
- 4" longer in length, significant improvement in rear seat comfort and improved interior quality
- Significant improvement in driving dynamics
- Class-leading features - Bluetooth in base model, available LED headlamps.

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#3025424 - 06/07/13 04:43 AM Re: 2014 Toyota Corolla Details [Re: The Critic]
Nick R Offline


Registered: 07/14/09
Posts: 10879
Loc: NEO
Finally, Toyota bringing the corolla into the 21st century and in line with it's competitors. Good to see.

inb4 "it should have a manual only, AM/FM radio, no power steering, no cruise control etc etc etc"
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#3025426 - 06/07/13 04:54 AM Re: 2014 Toyota Corolla Details [Re: Nick R]
The Critic Offline


Registered: 08/30/04
Posts: 18264
Loc: Walnut Creek, CA
Originally Posted By: Nick R


inb4 "it should have a manual only, AM/FM radio, no power steering, no cruise control etc etc etc"


That is what the B-segment and Chevy Spark type cars are for.

More details from autoblog:

http://www.autoblog.com/2013/06/07/2014-toyota-corolla-debuts-with-more-power-space/


Edited by The Critic (06/07/13 05:09 AM)

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#3025436 - 06/07/13 05:22 AM Re: 2014 Toyota Corolla Details [Re: The Critic]
Mr Nice Offline


Registered: 09/12/04
Posts: 14126
Loc: USA
I hate the Civic type black 'bumper bar' on the front.

Other than that it looks very nice.

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#3025446 - 06/07/13 05:51 AM Re: 2014 Toyota Corolla Details [Re: The Critic]
montero1 Offline


Registered: 01/26/06
Posts: 640
Loc: Md, USA
I thought it was a VW with that front bumper.
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#3025464 - 06/07/13 06:20 AM Re: 2014 Toyota Corolla Details [Re: The Critic]
kam327 Offline


Registered: 07/28/12
Posts: 373
Loc: Tampa
Looks competitive now. What's with that digital clock on the dash? That is so '80s.
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#3025474 - 06/07/13 06:39 AM Re: 2014 Toyota Corolla Details [Re: The Critic]
eagle23 Offline


Registered: 01/11/08
Posts: 434
Loc: Roswell GA
If they can make as quiet as the Camry, even if it were an option package, it would help. They say it's "quieter" but we'll soon know.

Traditionally, in my view this segment (all manufacturers) has had a lot more road noise than the larger models. By design, I realize, but the technology is there to be had.

That black front fascia is too much for this older guy. It would easy to paint, though, in body color (Trim Package anyone?) or something complimentary and more low key for those of us who prefer a bit more stealth cool

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#3025476 - 06/07/13 06:43 AM Re: 2014 Toyota Corolla Details [Re: The Critic]
IndyIan Offline


Registered: 09/23/08
Posts: 6408
Loc: Ontario, Canada
It would be nice if they offered the fuel efficient engine in the base model, but I guess they will force people to buy $100 in electronic doodads for $3k...
Looks good though, they should bring a true wagon version over as well.
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#3025479 - 06/07/13 06:44 AM Re: 2014 Toyota Corolla Details [Re: montero1]
gregoron Offline


Registered: 11/08/12
Posts: 547
Loc: Hawaii
Originally Posted By: montero1
I thought it was a VW with that front bumper.


I thought it was a vacuum cleaner from the front. I like the direction Toyota is heading, buy they have to change more than just looks to convince actual enthusiasts to buy their car if they want to appeal to that segment. One suggestion would be to improve the driver's seating arrangement so that a tall driver can actually reach the steering wheel when the seat's pushed all the way back.
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#3025481 - 06/07/13 06:47 AM Re: 2014 Toyota Corolla Details [Re: The Critic]
rjundi Offline


Registered: 03/16/04
Posts: 7223
Loc: USA
I wonder if typical Toyota buyer will like it. Hopefully in still comes in putrid brown with ugly wheels.

I definitely think it looks nice for what it is and hopefully interesting to drive. The last Corolla that I drove that I liked was in 1980's with RWD.
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#3025488 - 06/07/13 06:54 AM Re: 2014 Toyota Corolla Details [Re: The Critic]
Eosyn Offline


Registered: 07/15/11
Posts: 373
Loc: Michigan
I'm a huge Toy fan and even though I wish they'd bring back the Celica or better yet, the Supra, this isn't too bad looking for a sedan. I like it, they got me! hooked
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#3025501 - 06/07/13 07:14 AM Re: 2014 Toyota Corolla Details [Re: The Critic]
mikered30 Offline


Registered: 09/10/05
Posts: 1335
Loc: PA
Looks like a civic mixed with a dart.

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#3025523 - 06/07/13 07:34 AM Re: 2014 Toyota Corolla Details [Re: The Critic]
VNTS Offline


Registered: 03/01/07
Posts: 1308
Loc: NE
Beak is ugly and they still have lame engines, 132 HP 126TQ yawn~!

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#3025526 - 06/07/13 07:40 AM Re: 2014 Toyota Corolla Details [Re: mikered30]
Doog Offline


Registered: 10/24/11
Posts: 4368
Loc: Ohio
Originally Posted By: mikered30
Looks like a civic mixed with a dart.


100% total Honda civic copy. But there will be some great deals on the old body style for sure.
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#3025553 - 06/07/13 08:04 AM Re: 2014 Toyota Corolla Details [Re: The Critic]
Mykl Offline


Registered: 02/08/13
Posts: 1764
Loc: Texas
That's a bizarre looking car. The proportions are messing with my head.
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