Toyota Corolla 2012 – A Preview
The 2011 Toyota Corolla underwent several changes from its predecessor and was well received by buyers across the world. The 2012 Toyota Corolla which is to be launched in January 2012 has received numerous styling and addition of features along with lots of standard features being added to it. There have been quite a few upgrades done from this year’s Corolla and some safety and audio upgrades are on the cards for the next year. Toyota has been in the automobile industry since quite a few decades now and since then it has always delivered value to all its buyers and that’s the reason why buyers still stick with Toyota when it comes to the overall safety and people looking for a good value for money car.
There are standard features like 16-inch alloy wheels, powered side rearview mirrors, central power door locks, keyless entry and steering mounted audio controls. Toyota has upgraded the audio system in the 2012 Corolla after there were demands of an upgraded one in the 2011 model. The new model of Toyota offers the standard Toyota’s Star Safety System™, which includes Traction Control (TRAC), Vehicles Stability Control (VSC), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist. The new Toyota Corolla also has Smart Start Stop Technology brake-override system as a standard feature. The 2012 Corolla will be sold with the 2-year/25000 miles Toyota Care complimentary maintenance plan.
The 2012 Toyota Corolla will be available in three variants, Corolla L, LE and a sporty S version. This new version of the Corolla claims fuel economy rating of 27 mpg in city and 34 mpg on the highway on the four-speed automatic transmission. The ride quality of the Toyota Corolla has always been smooth and is no different with the 2012 Corolla. The structure of the Corolla has been engineered so well that it can absorb and disperse impact energy throughout the whole body. A direct pressure system comes standard with every Corolla of 2012.
The audio player in the central console of the dashboard includes USB ports for MP3 players and smartphones, Bluetooth, auxiliary ports for your iPod and iPhone. There used to a premium package on the lower trims, most of that are now being offered as standard features and equipments of which powered sunroof is one such feature. Now the new premium package includes a 6.1 inch touch screen navigation system and voice activated Entune multimedia system. Packed with great features and powered by an equally great 1.8 liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine, that produces 132 hp at 6000 rpm 173.5 Nm of Torque at 4400 rpm. The 2012 Toyota Corolla appears to be high on performance and great in terms of safety and features that are complete value for money and accompany good brand value.