Monday, May 9, 2011

2011 Toyota Corolla Review

Debuting in 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, in 2011 Toyota Corolla - the most subcompact sold in North America - will feature new front and rear exterior styling, new interior design changes, Toyota Care Free Maintenance Plan, Standard Smart Stop technology, and two new colors. With an irresistible combination of reactive, pleasant to drive performance, evidence and information essential safety has more than 30 million Corollas have been sold worldwide since 1966. 2011 Corolla will go in sale in December.

2011-Toyota Corolla continues to offer Toyota's Star Safety System ™ standard which includes Vehicle stability (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist. It also contains standards for the Smart Stop brake override system.

Performance and Efficiency

In 2011, Toyota Corolla comes in three grades: the base model Corolla, LE, and S. All models are equipped with a DOHC 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 132 hp at 6000 rpm and 128 lb-ft of torque at 4400 rpm. Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) control of valve timing on both camshafts intake and exhaust to maximize performance and fuel economy. Internal components are optimized to reduce friction.

1.8-liter engine is matched with five-speed manual transmission or four-speed automatic electronically controlled transmission (ECT) Toyota Corolla platform, while the LE model, four-speed automatic is standard. Four-speed automatic used in Flex lock the torque converter to improve fuel efficiency is high and move downward in the control. Read more engaging driving experience, the driver can move the four-speed automatic manually moving the shift lever to the left of "D" position is the position "S", pushing forward upshifts and downshifts on the back. Indicator within the limits of the combination gauge shows the gear selected. 1.8-liter engine power to move Corolla S five-speed manual transmission or four-speed automatic.

The 1.8-liter engine has earned a grade of estimated consumption by the economy EPA 35 mpg city and 28 mpg on the highway with the five-speed manual transmission and 26 mpg city and 34 mpg highway with automatic transmission four speeds.

Ride and handling

Smooth-riding Toyota Corolla is built around a rigid body structure, which is based on high-strength steel, gussets and cross-members of his strength, rigidity and lightness. The front suspension consists of a compact, struts rigid L-arm MacPherson and stabilizer bar. Corolla is the torsion bar rear suspension uses coil-over-shock mechanism, which allows effective packaging with solid management and excellent ride comfort.

Brakes consist of 10.7-inch ventilated discs at the front for all models and battery of nine inches in the rear. An electric power steering system uses a compact motor, speed reducer and torque sensor built into the steering column. The system varies the amount of assistance according to engine rpm and vehicle speed. The result is a healthy weight and response at higher speeds and low effort at low speed. Electric power steering reduces parasitic losses to the engine, which makes fuel. It is also environmentally efficient because it requires no hydraulic oil.


The Toyota Corolla is designed to absorb and dissipate impact energy throughout the entire body structure, including front and rear crumple zones. Strengthening reinforced door belt line to help share the burden of impact, side impact is also directed to the swing. A system of direct pneumatic pressure control is standard on all Corolla.

As part of the Toyota Star Safety System, Vehicle Stability Control automatically adjusts the engine power and vehicle braking force at each wheel to help control any discrepancy between where the driver is the direction and vehicle is moving.

All models Toyota Corolla is equipped with six standard airbags, including advanced front airbags, front seat side airbags and front and rear side curtain airbags. safety belt pretensioners undo the seat belt in a collision, and the force in two stages limiter helps to reduce the strength of seat belts in the passenger's chest. The front seats integrate the active head restraints. If a vehicle is hit from behind with enough force, the cable-drive mechanism for an active front seat headrest moves the headrest up and forward to help restrict the movement of the head of the passenger. Corolla is also an energy-absorbing steering column.

Comfort and Convenience

2011 Corolla confirms a heritage of more than 40 years to provide exceptional value in standard equipment. All models have a standard package of all time. Toyota Corolla new features of grade 15 "steel wheels with covers, P195/65 R15 tires, a grille and body-color exterior door handles, a rear window defroster with timer heavy, AM / FM / CD audio with four speakers speakers with MP3/WMA capability, auxiliary audio input, and automatic, air conditioning with pollen filter, wipers, turn signals, daytime running lights, black folding mirrors are more important to back improved visibility, the wheel tilt and telescopic, multi-information display with outside temperature, instantaneous fuel economy, average fuel consumption, average speed and distance traveled; fabric adorned with the driver's seat of six positions, four adjustable passenger seat, 60/40 folding rear seats and an auxiliary input current of 12 volts.

The popular Toyota Corolla LE grade adds variable intermittent wipers with mist cycle, the color-keyed power heated outside mirrors, AM / FM / CD audio system with six speakers with MP3/WMA playback capability, auxiliary volume adjustment audio, and automatic, cruise control, multi-function-key remote keyless entry with lock, open, trunk release, panic and remote illuminated entry, power windows with driver side auto by, tilt and telescopic sport steering wheel with metallic trim and audio controls and door locks with automatic closing currency exchange function.

The sporty Corolla S grade adds newly developed alloy wheels and 205/55 R16 16-inch, multi-reflector halogen headlights with black housing, color-keyed front and rear spoilers, sport side rocker panels and unique badge behind and S screens, and painted in body color spoiler rear, integrated fog lamps, front sport seats, chrome exhaust tips, a new tilt / telescoping steering wheel sport with audio controls, chrome exhaust tip, sport Fabric lined six-adjustable driver's seat and four positions for adjusting the front passenger seat, upholstery and metallic style analog instrumentation sports.


Toyota Corolla S and LE grades offer a power tilt / slide moonroof with sliding sunshade, and AM / FM CD player with MP3/WMA playback, six speakers, XM ® radio (includes 90-day trial subscription), auxiliary audio jack, USB port for iPod connectivity, CD-Text display, automatic adjustment of the sound, the ability of the hands-free phone and music streaming via Bluetooth.

Corolla LE offers a premium package that includes alloy wheels with 16-inch five-spoke wheels with P205/55R16 tires, integrated fog lamps, tilt sunroof / with sliding sunshade, AM / FM / CD player capable of playing MP3/WMA, six speakers, XM ® (including the signing of 90-day trial), auxiliary audio input jack, USB with iPod connection, the role of CD text display, automatic updating capabilities sound of a speaker phone and music streaming through Bluetooth wireless technology.

Exterior design

Toyota Corolla design, created with input design studios in Turin, Italy, struck a sporty profile. New 2011 changes were made to the exterior design front bumper, grille, lower front grille, headlights, rear door, rear license garnish, taillights, rear bumper and the reflector. Built in the pace of 102.4 cm, Corolla offers space for five, and 12.3 cu. competing body foot medium-sized enterprises in the automotive sector skills bodies. The profile of sport is the result of pulling on the rear pillar and the rear pillar, which will also improve aerodynamic performance, optimum fuel economy.

Draw scan lines of the hood against the pillars and see the top edge of the bumper lights in front fenders subtle muscle. Additional lines on back to the same level as the door handles emphasize the low profile, Toyota Corolla, and which descend from the C-pillar and the top edge of the rear fenders.

Above the dense grid, which helps to make are already familiar with Toyota T-face, mid-layer anti-chipping coating helps to minimize damage to the stone chips the paint. Side mirrors have increased high visibility, heated side mirrors are also available. The standard model of the body kit S adds a sporty look while improving aerodynamics. The kit includes front spoiler, rocker moldings and rear spoiler and more. Engine Undercovers to improve air traffic management under the car on all models.

Toyota designers focused on a lot of attention to reduce wind noise. A-pillar, in particular profiled for this purpose. The windshield is made of glass structure and acoustic-window frame is designed to reduce vibration side of the window. molding windshield wiper blade covers and the shape of the guard, the air intakes are designed to minimize noise. Washer nozzles are partially protected the rear edge of the hood, instead of sitting at the top of the hood or Cowling. Within the mats are designed to better absorb noise.

Interior Design

2011 Corolla has several new design features that complement his style. A new seat design improves the color and contemporary look Toyota Corolla, the instrument panel when the project was amended to clarify. The upper dashboard and upper door trim color has changed, revealing a sophisticated look of the cabin. Newly designed steering wheel Corolla S offers the sporting image.

The position of Toyota Corolla driving and the front seats are suitable for a wide range of driver heights. A standard tilt and telescoping steering wheel on all models, it is easier for older drivers find a comfortable position.

A multi-information display has a variety of information including outside temperature, instantaneous fuel economy, average fuel consumption, average speed and distance travel.

Corolla is a back seat offers space and comfort for three adults. Careful attention to the routing of the exhaust system provides a level almost back plate, which will improve passenger comfort in the middle. Three interior color schemes are available: Ash, Bisque and dark gray. Bisque is connected to Ash Brown trim.

A variety of useful, easy to reach storage spaces for comfort and ease of use in the Toyota Corolla. These include center console side pockets, a storage box above the usual glove box, front and rear door pockets that can safely 20 oz bottles, a console box with a capacity main tray and a small large accessory tray, an overhead console useful for storage of sunglasses or opening the garage door and a rear center armrest with integrated cupholders.

Limited Warranty

Toyota 36-meses/36, 000 mile basic warranty for new vehicles applies to all other components of normal wear and maintenance items. Other 60-month warranties cover the powertrain for 60,000 miles and corrosion with no mileage limit.