2014 TOYOTA Corolla Review (Tech Facts)

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Toyota Corolla hatchback VII

VII. Tech facts

and Chassis

The biggest change by the Toyota Corolla’s new generation is a (100 mm) wheelbase boost. is share by both the US and the European In addition, both are longer, and lower than before. their actual dimensions are a bit as dictated by the independent designs.

The Corolla measures 4,260 mm inches) in length, 1,775 mm inches) in width and is 1,465 mm inches) tall. Compared to its the new dimensions make it 80 mm (3.2 longer, 15 mm (0.6 inches) and 5 mm (0.2 inches) lower, the rear overhang being by 25 mm (1 inch).

When it comes to the American Corolla, this is 182.6 (4,638 mm) long, shares its with the European model and is inches (1,455 mm) high.

the increase in size, the 2014 is actually a little bit lighter the model it replaces. A greater of high tensile steel was throughout the body, which for more light metal to be in various other areas. As for the rigidity, this is now superior.


The Euro-spec 2014 Corolla comes with engines. The range starts a naturally-aspirated 100 HP 1.33-liter petrol, is followed by a 132 HP 1.6-liter engine. who want to burn oil receive a 90 HP engine.

While the entry unit only comes a six-speed manual, the 1.6-liter also ads an optional CVT. As for the this replaces the CVT in the offer a six-speed automatic.

In the US, the 2014 Corolla comes with a 1.8-liter four banger. is available in two states of tune. a standard version delivering 132 HP at RPM and 128 lb-ft at 4,400 rpm. is offered on all the models, with the of the LE Eco.

The green version amusingly the most power unit, its 1.8-liter producing 140 HP at 6,100 rpm and 126 of torque at 4,000 rpm. The oomph is some sort of effect of the unit’s new Valvematic valve lift and timing which is actually there to efficiency. Toyota explains it has limited production capacity for engine, which is why it#039;s not it in the other trims.

Further down the power customers can choose between a auto and a six-speed manual, the latter available for the L and S models. In the US market gets a CVT for the first They’re calling the pulley-type the CVTi-S and, like we in the Open Road chapter. worth some attention.

wants to keep the Corolla a vehicle, which is probably why didn’t also fit it with a powertrain. This would’ve an easy job, since get the Auris Hybrid. which is a hatchback version of the Corolla.

Road Connection

The 2014 Corolla keeps the suspension of its with this receiving a few here and there. Thus, a front MacPherson configuration, at the back we have a torsion

The new Corolla also features a Electric Power Steering system. The ratio is now 8 percent the column angle has been and there’s a new integrated ECU that everything.

2014 TOYOTA technical data summary

. 1596 cc L4 Petrol

Transmission . CVT

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