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2013 Toyota Corolla Styling

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The 2013 Toyota Corolla is, from a styling standpoint, one of the blandest, most innocuous compact-sedan designs. And even with last-minute substitution of a new grille design for 2013 (the Corolla is going to be all-new next year), there's very little visual excitement outside or in. 

Even though the Corolla's design is conservative to the bone, it remains quite attractive and well-proportioned, with a clear family resemblance to the larger Camry. It's smooth and reasonably handsome, but it lacks the modern panache, in the way of body creases and flowing sheetmetal, that's quickly become the norm for smaller cars especially.

The 2013 Toyota Corolla is one of the blandest, most ubiquitous small-car picks--although its junior-Camry look may appeal to some.
The Corolla bucks adventurous designs, cockpit-style layouts, and zoomy styling inside, too. Instead, the more shelf-like instrument panel feels like a slightly scaled-down version of the Camry's, with two-tone schemed flowing around into the door trim, and a center stack of audio and climate controls. It's not exciting, but it's straightforward and functional--and certainly no fashion victim.

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