2014 Toyota Corolla Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$16,800-$21,300
$15,876-$19,722
28 /CITY / 38 /HWY
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What's New for 2014:

  • Redesigned inside and out
  • Larger interior, more rear-seat room
  • Same engine, new transmissions for most trim levels
  • New Corolla Eco with high fuel economy ratings
  • Standard LED headlights
  • Available next-generation Entune infotainment system

Introduction
The 2014 Toyota Corolla is a sedan that looks like a compact car on the outside and feels like a midsize car on the inside. It competes against a range of models, including the Chevrolet Cruze, Dodge Dart, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra, Kia Forte, Mazda 3, Mitsubishi Lancer, Nissan Sentra, Subaru Impreza, and Volkswagen Jetta.

Models and Features
Toyota sells the 2014 Corolla in L, LE, LE Eco, and S trim levels. The Corolla L is basic, offered with few options. The LE, LE Eco, and S trim levels can be selected with standard, Plus, or Premium equipment packages that can be upgraded with a handful of separate options.

The Corolla LE includes a nicer interior, plus power door locks, remote keyless entry, cruise control, automatic climate control, and an Entune infotainment system with a 6.1-inch touch-screen display, Bluetooth streaming audio, and a reversing camera. The LE also gets a standard continuously variable transmission (CVT), while the LE Eco has a more powerful and fuel-efficient engine combined with a standard rear spoiler that improves aerodynamic drag and, in turn, fuel economy.

The Corolla S is the sporty version, offering a standard manual gearbox, revised steering and suspension tuning, and a more aggressive appearance. The car's instrumentation is unique to this offering, and the front seats are more deeply bolstered. Fog lights, a rear spoiler, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and unique wheel designs complete the look.

Options and Packages
Plus and Premium equipment package contents vary by trim level. The LE Plus gains fog lights and aluminum wheels, while the LE Eco adds chrome exterior trim, an Eco driving mode, and aluminum wheels. For both LE versions, the Premium package includes leatherette seats and heated front seats.

For the Corolla S, the Plus version adds 17-inch aluminum wheels with machined surfaces and black pockets, and rear disc brakes. Choose the manual gearbox and Toyota tosses in a power sunroof, navigation system, premium sound system, Entune Apps technology, and keyless passive entry with push-button starting.

These items are optional for a Corolla S Plus with a CVT, and for a Corolla S Premium. Premium trims include the CVT, plus leatherette seats and heated front seats.

Under the Hood
A 132-horsepower, 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine is standard for the Corolla L, LE, and S trim levels. In the Corolla L, it is paired with a new 6-speed manual gearbox or a carryover 4-speed automatic transmission. The Corolla L is equipped with a CVT, while the Corolla S offers the manual transmission or a CVT with paddle shifters and unique calibration designed to deliver sportier performance, according to Toyota.

The Corolla LE Eco is equipped with a 140-horsepower, 1.8-liter engine that features what Toyota calls \"Valvematic\" engine technology. This more fuel-efficient engine choice includes a CVT.

Fuel Economy
According to the EPA, the 2014 Corolla gets 28 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway with the 6-speed manual transmission. The Corolla L's automatic transmission returns 27/36 mpg, while the Corolla LE's CVT is rated to get 29/38 mpg. The Corolla S CVT is expected to deliver 29/37 mpg.

The Corolla LE Eco is more fuel-efficient. Equipped with the standard 15-inch wheels, which reduce aerodynamic drag, this car is rated to get 30 mpg in the city and 42 mpg on the highway. Select the LE Eco Plus or Premium version, with the larger 16-inch aluminum wheels, and the highway rating drops to 40 mpg.

Safety Ratings and Technology
Toyota installs 8 air bags in the new Corolla, and includes Smart Stop technology designed to prevent unintended acceleration. As long as the brake pedal is pressed, the car cannot accidentally accelerate, Toyota says. Options include a reversing camera, and the available Entune infotainment system includes basic text-to-speech capability.

In crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Corolla received the highest possible rating of \"Good\" in all assessments except for the small overlap frontal-impact test, in which the car received a \"Marginal\" rating due to the high likelihood of injury in this type of crash, according to the Institute.

As this overview is written, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has not performed crash tests on the new Corolla.

What's New for 2014:

  • Redesigned inside and out
  • Larger interior, more rear-seat room
  • Same engine, new transmissions for most trim levels
  • New Corolla Eco with high fuel economy ratings
  • Standard LED headlights
  • Available next-generation Entune infotainment system

Introduction
The 2014 Toyota Corolla is a sedan that looks like a compact car on the outside and feels like a midsize car on the inside. It competes against a range of models, including the Chevrolet Cruze, Dodge Dart, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra, Kia Forte, Mazda 3, Mitsubishi Lancer, Nissan Sentra, Subaru Impreza, and Volkswagen Jetta.

Models and Features
Toyota sells the 2014 Corolla in L, LE, LE Eco, and S trim levels. The Corolla L is basic, offered with few options. The LE, LE Eco, and S trim levels can be selected with standard, Plus, or Premium equipment packages that can be upgraded with a handful of separate options.

The Corolla LE includes a nicer interior, plus power door locks, remote keyless entry, cruise control, automatic climate control, and an Entune infotainment system with a 6.1-inch touch-screen display, Bluetooth streaming audio, and a reversing camera. The LE also gets a standard continuously variable transmission (CVT), while the LE Eco has a more powerful and fuel-efficient engine combined with a standard rear spoiler that improves aerodynamic drag and, in turn, fuel economy.

The Corolla S is the sporty version, offering a standard manual gearbox, revised steering and suspension tuning, and a more aggressive appearance. The car's instrumentation is unique to this offering, and the front seats are more deeply bolstered. Fog lights, a rear spoiler, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and unique wheel designs complete the look.

Options and Packages
Plus and Premium equipment package contents vary by trim level. The LE Plus gains fog lights and aluminum wheels, while the LE Eco adds chrome exterior trim, an Eco driving mode, and aluminum wheels. For both LE versions, the Premium package includes leatherette seats and heated front seats.

For the Corolla S, the Plus version adds 17-inch aluminum wheels with machined surfaces and black pockets, and rear disc brakes. Choose the manual gearbox and Toyota tosses in a power sunroof, navigation system, premium sound system, Entune Apps technology, and keyless passive entry with push-button starting.

These items are optional for a Corolla S Plus with a CVT, and for a Corolla S Premium. Premium trims include the CVT, plus leatherette seats and heated front seats.

Under the Hood
A 132-horsepower, 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine is standard for the Corolla L, LE, and S trim levels. In the Corolla L, it is paired with a new 6-speed manual gearbox or a carryover 4-speed automatic transmission. The Corolla L is equipped with a CVT, while the Corolla S offers the manual transmission or a CVT with paddle shifters and unique calibration designed to deliver sportier performance, according to Toyota.

The Corolla LE Eco is equipped with a 140-horsepower, 1.8-liter engine that features what Toyota calls \"Valvematic\" engine technology. This more fuel-efficient engine choice includes a CVT.

Fuel Economy
According to the EPA, the 2014 Corolla gets 28 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway with the 6-speed manual transmission. The Corolla L's automatic transmission returns 27/36 mpg, while the Corolla LE's CVT is rated to get 29/38 mpg. The Corolla S CVT is expected to deliver 29/37 mpg.

The Corolla LE Eco is more fuel-efficient. Equipped with the standard 15-inch wheels, which reduce aerodynamic drag, this car is rated to get 30 mpg in the city and 42 mpg on the highway. Select the LE Eco Plus or Premium version, with the larger 16-inch aluminum wheels, and the highway rating drops to 40 mpg.

Safety Ratings and Technology
Toyota installs 8 air bags in the new Corolla, and includes Smart Stop technology designed to prevent unintended acceleration. As long as the brake pedal is pressed, the car cannot accidentally accelerate, Toyota says. Options include a reversing camera, and the available Entune infotainment system includes basic text-to-speech capability.

In crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Corolla received the highest possible rating of \"Good\" in all assessments except for the small overlap frontal-impact test, in which the car received a \"Marginal\" rating due to the high likelihood of injury in this type of crash, according to the Institute.

As this overview is written, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has not performed crash tests on the new Corolla.

Available Trims for the 2014 Toyota Corolla
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name L (4dr Sdn Man (Natl)) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 16800.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/37
Name L (4dr Sdn Man (GS)) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 16800.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/37
Name L (4dr Sdn Man (SE)) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 16800.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/37
Name L (4dr Sdn Auto (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 17400.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 27/36
Name L (4dr Sdn Auto (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 17400.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 27/36
Name L (4dr Sdn Auto (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 17400.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 27/36
Name LE (4dr Sdn CVT (Natl)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 18300.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/38
Name LE (4dr Sdn CVT (GS)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 18300.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/38
Name LE (4dr Sdn CVT (SE)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 18300.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/38
Name S (4dr Sdn CVT (Natl)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 19000.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/37
Name S (4dr Sdn CVT (GS)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 19000.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/37
Name S (4dr Sdn CVT (SE)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 19000.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/37
Name S Plus (4dr Sdn Man (Natl)) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 21300.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/37
Name S Plus (4dr Sdn Man (GS)) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 21300.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/37
Name S Plus (4dr Sdn Man (SE)) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 21300.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/37
Name LE Plus (4dr Sdn CVT (Natl)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 18700.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/38
Name LE Plus (4dr Sdn CVT (GS)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 18700.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/38
Name LE Plus (4dr Sdn CVT (SE)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 18700.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/38
Name LE Premium (4dr Sdn CVT (Natl)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 19400.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/38
Name LE Premium (4dr Sdn CVT (GS)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 19400.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/38
Name LE Premium (4dr Sdn CVT (SE)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 19400.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/38
Name S Plus (4dr Sdn CVT (Natl)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 19700.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/37
Name S Plus (4dr Sdn CVT (GS)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 19700.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/37
Name S Plus (4dr Sdn CVT (SE)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 19700.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/37
Name S Premium (4dr Sdn CVT (Natl)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 20400.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/37
Name S Premium (4dr Sdn CVT (GS)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 20400.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/37
Name S Premium (4dr Sdn CVT (SE)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 20400.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 29/37
Name LE ECO (4dr Sdn CVT (Natl)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 18700.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 30/42
Name LE ECO (4dr Sdn CVT (GS)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 18700.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 30/42
Name LE ECO (4dr Sdn CVT (SE)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 18700.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 30/42
Name LE ECO Plus (4dr Sdn CVT (Natl)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 19400.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 30/40
Name LE ECO Plus (4dr Sdn CVT (GS)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 19400.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 30/40
Name LE ECO Plus (4dr Sdn CVT (SE)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 19400.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 30/40
Name LE ECO Premium (4dr Sdn CVT (Natl)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 20100.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 30/40
Name LE ECO Premium (4dr Sdn CVT (GS)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 20100.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 30/40
Name LE ECO Premium (4dr Sdn CVT (SE)) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 20100.00 Engine 1.8 L/110 City/Hwy MPG 30/40
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INTERIOR
  • Front Bucket Seats -inc: 6-way adjustable driver's seat and 4-way adjustable front passenger seat
  • 6-Way Driver Seat
  • 4-Way Passenger Seat
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Power Rear Windows
  • 5 Person Seating Capacity
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Remote Entry w/Illuminated Entry
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Mechanical Trunk/Hatch and Mechanical Fuel
  • Manual Air Conditioning
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts
  • Locking Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert and Metal-Look Console Insert
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Cloth Door Trim Insert
  • Urethane Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage and 1 12V DC Power Outlet
  • Front Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering
  • Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Up/Down
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Trip Computer
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Analog Display
  • Seats w/Cloth Back Material
  • Manual Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • Front Center Armrest w/Storage
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • 1 12V DC Power Outlet
  • Air Filtration
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
  • Cruise Control
  • Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Interior Trim -inc: Piano Black Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look Console Insert and Chrome Interior Accents
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate
  • 1 Seatback Storage Pocket
  • Front Sport Bucket Seats -inc: 6-way adjustable driver's seat, 4-way adjustable front passenger seat, and seatback pocket
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look Door Panel Insert, Metal-Look Console Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
  • Integrated Navigation System w/Voice Activation
  • Heated Front Bucket Seats -inc: 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat, 4-way manual front passenger seat, and seatback pocket
  • 8-Way Driver Seat
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
  • Front Bucket Seats -inc: 6-way adjustable driver's seat, 4-way adjustable front passenger seat, and seatback pocket
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 15" x 6.0" Steel -inc: wheel covers
  • Tires: P195/65R15 All-Season
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper
  • Black Side Windows Trim
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
  • Light Tinted Glass
  • Fixed Interval Wipers
  • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
  • Black Grille
  • Trunk Rear Cargo Access
  • Auto Off Projector Beam Led Low Beam Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Wheels: 16" x 6.5" Steel -inc: wheel covers
  • Tires: P205/55R16 All-Season
  • Chrome Side Windows Trim
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Rocker Panel Extensions
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Rear Splash Guards
  • Wing Spoiler
  • Black Grille w/Chrome Surround
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Wheels: 17" x 7.0" Alloy
  • Tires: P215/45R17 All-Season
  • Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade
  • Wheels: 16" x 6.5" Alloy -inc: wheel covers
  • Lip Spoiler
  • Wheels: 16" x 6.5" Aerodynamically Designed Alloy -inc: wheel covers
MECHANICAL
  • Engine: 1.8L I-4 DOHC Dual VVT-i
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Manual
  • Front-Wheel Drive
  • 4.21 Axle Ratio
  • 390CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 80 Amp Alternator
  • 3820# Gvwr
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • 13.2 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Torsion Beam Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs and Brake Assist
  • Transmission: 4-Speed Automatic w/ECT-i
  • Transmission: Continuously Variable (CVTi-S)
  • 4.76 Axle Ratio
  • Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode and Sequential Shift Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs and Brake Assist
  • Engine: 1.8L I-4 DOHC Valvematic
  • Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Driver Knee Airbag and Passenger Cushion Front Airbag
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • Rear Camera
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD Player -inc: MP3/WMA playback capability, 4 speakers, auxiliary audio jack, USB 2.0 port w/iPod connectivity, iPod interface, hands-free phone capability, phone book access and music streaming via Bluetooth wireless technology
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock and Speed Compensated Volume Control
    • Automatic Equalizer
    • Wireless Streaming
    • Window Grid Antenna
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD Player w/6.1" Touch Screen -inc: Entune multimedia bundle, MP3/WMA playback capability, 6 speakers, auxiliary audio jack, USB 2.0 port w/iPod connectivity and control, hands-free phone capability, phone book access and music streaming via Bluetooth wireless technology, and advanced voice recognition, See Toyota.com/Entune for details
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls and Radio Data System
    • Radio: Entune Premium Audio w/Nav & App Suite -inc: AM/FM cache radio, CD player, Entune multimedia bundle, 6.1" high-resolution touch screen w/split-screen display, MP3/WMA playback capability, 6 speakers, SiriusXM Satellite Radio (includes 90-day All-Access trial subscription), HD Radio w/iTunes Tagging, HD predictive traffic and weather (metro areas only), Doppler weather overlay, auxiliary audio jack, USB 2.0 port w/iPod connectivity and control, Gracenote album cover art, hands-free phone capability, phonebook access, advanced voice recognition, and music streaming via Bluetooth wireless technology, See Toyota.com/Entune for details
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls, Voice Activation and Radio Data System
    • 6 Speakers
    • Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity
    • 1 LCD Monitor In The Front

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