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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual CE (Natl)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 28 37 $13,324 $14,405
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 26 35 $14,064 $15,205
4-Door Sedan Manual S 28 37 $13,981 $15,450
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 26 35 $14,705 $16,250
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 28 37 $14,131 $15,615
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 26 35 $14,855 $16,415
Classic 4-Door Sedan GX CVT w/Side Airbags
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual HX 36 44 $12,536 $13,710
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual w/Side Airbags HX 36 44 $12,764 $13,960
Classic 2-Door Coupe CVT HX 35 40 $13,448 $14,710
Classic 2-Door Coupe CVT w/Side Airbags HX 35 40 $13,676 $14,960
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual LX 32 38 $13,858 $15,160
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual w/Side Airbags LX 32 38 $14,087 $15,410
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic LX 29 38 $14,588 $15,960
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 29 38 $14,816 $16,210
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual EX 32 37 $15,409 $16,860
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual w/Side Airbags EX 32 37 $15,637 $17,110
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic EX 30 38 $16,139 $17,660
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic w/Side Airbags EX 30 38 $16,367 $17,910
Classic 3-Door HB Manual Si 26 31 $17,425 $19,070
Classic 3-Door HB Manual w/Side Airbags Si 26 31 $17,653 $19,320
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual DX 32 38 $11,897 $13,010
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual w/Side Airbags DX 32 38 $12,125 $13,260
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual LX 32 38 $14,041 $15,360
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual w/Side Airbags LX 32 38 $14,269 $15,610
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 29 38 $14,771 $16,160
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 29 38 $14,999 $16,410
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual EX 32 37 $15,774 $17,260
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual w/Side Airbags EX 32 37 $16,002 $17,510
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 30 38 $16,504 $18,060
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Side Airbags EX 30 38 $16,732 $18,310
Classic 4-Door Sedan Hybrid Manual 46 51 $17,954 $19,650
Classic 4-Door Sedan Hybrid CVT 48 47 $18,866 $20,650
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual VP 32 38 $12,262 $13,410
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual w/Side Airbags VP 32 38 $12,490 $13,660
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic VP 29 38 $12,992 $14,210
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic w/Side Airbags VP 29 38 $13,220 $14,460
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic VP 29 38 $13,174 $14,410
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Side Airbags VP 29 38 $13,402 $14,660
Classic 4-Door Sedan Hybrid Manual AT-PZEV 45 51 $18,091 $19,800
Classic 4-Door Sedan Hybrid CVT AT-PZEV 47 48 $19,003 $20,800
Classic 4-Door Sedan CVT GX 30 34 N/A N/A
Classic 4-Door Sedan CVT w/Side Airbags GX 30 34 N/A N/A
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,324
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,405
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$240 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Toyota Corolla may be aging, but it’s aging well—though its engine can sound a little raspy.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 30 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 51.2
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 36.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.3 91.4
Second Hip Room (in) 46.2 49.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 52.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 52.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 67.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 57.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 178.3 175.4
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 57.8
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 103.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.6 7.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - 7.8 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x - TBD - 10.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 8.0 GGE
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.2 34.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/65R15 P185/70SR14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R15 P185/70SR14
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2530 2703
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 4.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 70
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/109 1.7L/102
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 126 @ 6000 100 @ 6100
Engine Type Gas I4 Natural Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 4200 98 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 30
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 NA
Trans Type 5 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 NA
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 6.36
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD CVT
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Corolla Honda Civic
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Double wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
 
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