2001 toyota Corolla Ce

2001 Toyota Corolla Ce: Toyota attempts to make its front-drive Corolla more appealing to young buyers by giving it a face-lift and also a stylish S version. The subcompact Corolla sedan got a very early get on the model year when sales of '01 versions began in May 2000.

The S design fits in between the base CE and also the high end LE. Last year's cheapest design, the VE, is gone.

Chevrolet sells a clone of the Corolla as the Prizm, which has various designing but uses the very same front-drive platform as well as mechanical parts. Both are built at a plant the two companies cooperate California. Some Corollas marketed in the United States additionally are integrated in Ontario, Canada.

Toyota's existing strategies call for the Corolla to be upgraded for the 2003 version year, when it is expected to obtain more vibrant designing.


2001 Toyota Corolla Ce


Exterior

This year's new look incorporates a new front fascia, multireflector halogen headlamps, a lower front bumper and chrome trim, as well as brand-new taillights. The brand-new S version adds color-keyed side moldings, grille and back mudguards.

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

Inside

The Corolla's basic equipment is skimpy compared with some opponents. Air conditioning and power windows, locks and also mirrors are optional even on the state-of-the-art LE, which is the only design that includes a common cassette player.

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

Under the Hood

All versions use a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine with 125 horsepower. A five-speed manual transmission is typical across the board. A three-speed automated is optional on the CE, as well as a four-speed automated is optional on the S and also LE.

Safety

Side-impact airbags are optional on all 3 designs, and anti-skid brakes are optional on the S and LE. Toyota says the bumpers could withstand a 5-mph accident without damages-- an insurance claim some larger autos as well as some vehicles cannot make.

Driving Perceptions

The Corolla is one of the blue-chip models in the small-car sector, providing an excellent blend of economy, improvement, integrity and sturdiness that is hard to defeat. The engine provides stylish acceleration, the ride is smooth, and the Corolla is quieter than several larger sedans.

Conventional styling and a dull picture, however, have actually steered young purchasers far from the Corolla to automobiles such as the Honda Civic, Volkswagen Jetta and Ford Emphasis. Photo apart, this is still among the best subcompacts on the marketplace.

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