2014 Toyota Corolla S: Five Things We Like

February 28, 2014
Toyota has, for at least a couple of decades and several generations of modest, evolutionary change, played it safe with the best-selling Corolla. But with the all-new 2014 Corolla, the automaker has gotten smart; realizing that it was losing too many sales to stylish, sportier models like the Ford Focus or Mazda 3, and to sophisticated, value-packed models like the Hyundai Elantra, Kia Forte, and Chevrolet Cruze, among many others.

While the automaker didn't change the Corolla radically, it's a lot more than a conservative evolution—and a world better than its predecessor when it comes to technology, connectivity, design, and refinement.

We had our first drive in the 2014 Corolla this past summer, and found a lot to like about it. And after we've put one through our own daily-driving paces, we appreciate this no-nonsense sedan even more—and we don't have any significant gripes. Provided you're judging a small sedan by its ability to deliver good, reliable transportation, as well as a little bit of fun now and then, it's hard to find much fault with the 2014 Toyota Corolla S.

Click through to see five things we especially like about the Corolla:

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