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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual L (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual L 28 35 $15,027 $15,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic L 26 34 $15,782 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 26 34 $16,284 $17,600
4-Door Sedan Manual S 28 35 $16,469 $17,770
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 26 34 $17,237 $18,600
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS (Alabama Plant) *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 28 38 $14,536 $14,945
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 28 38 $16,629 $17,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic Ltd 28 38 $19,349 $20,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS PZEV 28 38 $16,629 $17,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic Ltd PZEV 28 38 $19,349 $20,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,027
$14,536
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,900
$14,945
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$249 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 Toyota Corolla is spacious, safe, and well-equipped; but if you're looking for excitement or inspiration, it's not here. 38 mpg; a sleek, sophisticated look; and even more value for the money confirm that this little sedan has officially left the Corolla in the dust.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Number of Passenger Doors - 4
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 55.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.1 95.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 54.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 43.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0 53.5
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 33.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 43.9 52.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 180.0 178.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 61.5
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 106.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.4 69.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 61.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.3 14.8
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 12.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.4 NA
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 34.8
Steering Type Electric-Assist Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2734 2661 (est)
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.8 2.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/110 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 132 @ 6000 148 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 128 @ 4400 131 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 31 32
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.26
Trans Type 5 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.96
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.98
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.63
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.31
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Corolla Hyundai Elantra
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 8
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.0 5.7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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