The legendary Toyota Corolla 2016-2017 – updated again
Toyota Corolla undergone restyling again, which is not surprising, perhaps, you still have to look so well-known and popular model of car. In fact, Corolla is updated periodically and according to plan, the developers constantly modify the model, each time bringing it to perfection.
So, Toyota Corolla was once again presented to the public on June 16, 2016 in Moscow, and not at the auto show, and a specially created presentation.
After restyling, at Corolla cardinally changed the front part, to a greater extent – the lower part. This massive new bumper with huge air intakes. Due to the large air intake, radiator grille has become narrow as the headlamps that have become narrowed.
Headlights are fully LED, with LED daytime running lights and bi-lenses for low and high beam. Although there is a catch, these lights are only in a rich package, a minimum has most common halogen lamps.
The appearance of the back part has also changed, bumper and lanterns shape was also upgraded.
After restyling, model has acquired new pictures of original alloy wheels, and new colors for the body, it is metallic color with different shades.
Cabin has also changed significantly. Finishing materials are distinguished by their high quality, for example, seats are upholstered in wear-resistant leather or fabric.
Maximum package boasts a new front panel with a sufficiently large 4-inch screen of the router, multifunctional steering wheel, a modern multimedia system with 7-inch touch-screen, premium unit climate control panel with a monochrome screen.
Optionally, you can install the additional heated steering wheel, satellite navigation system, access to the interior without a key and push button engine start.
As for the basic package, it is, of course, not so rich. Dashboard there is much more modest, steering wheel is also multi-functional, but with a much smaller number of functions, air conditioning, and a more simplified system of multimedia. Apart from cosmetic upgrades, the new Corolla cabin underwent significant sound and noise isolation.
Under the hood, nothing significant has changed in comparison to its predecessors. It also offers line aspirated petrol units:
- The engine with a volume of 3 liter, a capacity of 99 hp, and mated to a 6-speed manual;
- The engine power of 122 hp and a volume of 6 liters, combined with the same 6-speed transmission or a mechanical type CVT;
- The motor with a volume of 8 liters, the maximum power of 140 hp, and CVT transmission.
Suspension (springs and dampers) and power steering were upgraded, on the bumps ride became more comfortable, and the steering wheel has become more smooth and clear. Actually, it is almost all the changes undergone by the updated sedan.