2001 toyota Corolla S

2001 Toyota Corolla S: Toyota tries to make its front-drive Corolla extra attractive to young buyers by offering it a face-lift as well as a sporty S model. The subcompact Corolla sedan got a very early get on the model year when sales of '01 models started in May 2000.

The S model fits in between the base CE and also the upscale LE. Last year's cheapest version, the VE, is gone.

Chevrolet offers a duplicate of the Corolla as the Prizm, which has different styling yet makes use of the same front-drive system as well as mechanical parts. Both are built at a plant the two firms 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 revamped for the 2003 model year, when it is expected to get even more youthful designing.


2001 Toyota Corolla S


Outside

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

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

Inside

The Corolla's basic tools is sexy compared to some opponents. A/c and power home windows, locks as well as mirrors are optional even on the high-grade LE, which is the only version that includes a standard cassette player.

All models seat 5. The S and LE include a remote trunk release and a 60/40 split back seat that increases the trunk's cargo capacity to 12.1 cubic feet.

Under the Hood

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

Security

Side-impact airbags are optional on all three designs, and also antilock brakes are optional on the S as well as LE. Toyota says the bumpers can endure a 5-mph crash without damage-- a claim some larger automobiles as well as some vehicles can not make.

Driving Perceptions

The Corolla is one of the blue-chip designs in the small-car section, offering an excellent blend of economic climate, improvement, integrity and longevity that is hard to beat. The engine delivers stylish acceleration, the ride is smooth, as well as the Corolla is quieter than a number of bigger cars.

Traditional designing as well as a bland photo, however, have steered young purchasers far from the Corolla to vehicles such as the Honda Civic, Volkswagen Jetta and Ford Focus. Photo apart, this is still among the most effective subcompacts on the market.

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