2001 toyota Corolla Le

2001 Toyota Corolla Le: Toyota aims to make its front-drive Corolla more attractive to young purchasers by giving it a face-lift and also a flashy S model. The subcompact Corolla car got an early jump on the version year when sales of '01 versions began in May 2000.

The S version fits in between the base CE as well as the high end LE. Last year's most affordable model, the VE, is gone.

Chevrolet offers a clone of the Corolla as the Prizm, which has various styling yet utilizes the exact same front-drive system and also mechanical elements. Both are built at a plant the two firms cooperate The golden state. Some Corollas sold in the United States additionally are integrated in Ontario, Canada.

Toyota's existing strategies ask for the Corolla to be upgraded for the 2003 model year, when it is anticipated to get even more youthful designing.


2001 Toyota Corolla Le


Outside

This year's face-lift includes a brand-new front fascia, multireflector halogen headlamps, a reduced front bumper as well as chrome trim, and also new taillights. The new S model includes color-keyed side moldings, grille as well as back mudguards.

The Corolla is 174 inches long-- about an inch shorter than the Honda Civic or Ford Focus.

Inside

The Corolla's basic devices is revealing compared to some rivals. A/c and power home windows, locks and mirrors are optional even on the state-of-the-art LE, which is the only version that has a basic cassette player.

All models seat five. The S and LE feature a remote trunk release and a 60/40 split rear seat that broadens the trunk's cargo capacity to 12.1 cubic feet.

Under the Hood

All models make use of a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine with 125 horse power. A five-speed manual transmission is basic across the board. A three-speed automatic is optional on the CE, and a four-speed automated is optional on the S and also LE.

Security

Side-impact air bags are optional on all 3 designs, and also anti-skid brakes are optional on the S and LE. Toyota claims the bumpers can endure a 5-mph accident without damages-- a case some larger automobiles or even some trucks cannot make.

Driving Impressions

The Corolla is just one of the leading models in the small-car section, supplying an outstanding blend of economic situation, refinement, integrity and durability that is tough to beat. The engine supplies stylish acceleration, the trip is smooth, and the Corolla is quieter compared to numerous bigger sedans.

Conventional designing and a boring image, nonetheless, have steered young customers far from the Corolla to cars such as the Honda Civic, Volkswagen Jetta and Ford Emphasis. Image aside, this is still one of the very best subcompacts on the marketplace.

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