Show full review Vehicle Overview Following a face-lift for 2001, Toyotas front-drive subcompact sedan sees no changes for 2002. The Corolla Compressor and S add a with to achieve 225 hp 168 kW , while the Exige 240R's supercharger increases output to 240 hp 179 kW. Chevrolets Prizm has different styling but uses the same front-drive platform and mechanical components as the Corolla. Corolla owners can expect easy driving, capable maneuvering and a smooth ride in a sedan thats quieter than some larger automobiles. The Allex was exclusive to Toyota Vista Store locations, and sold next to the , while the Corolla RunX was exclusive to Toyota Corolla Store locations. Bore and stroke is 79 mm × 81.
In other words, rather different to the era of the Celica,. Bore and stroke is 79 mm × 71. Compared to some rivals, the Corollas standard-equipment list is on the meager side. Performance wont stir emotions, but its wholly adequate for ordinary driving, whether the Corolla is equipped with the manual shift or the automatic transmission. The wheels are the most noticeable difference in exterior appearance from the Corolla S that features 6-spoke 15-inch alloy wheels. A near-twin of the Chevrolet Prizm, which will be dropped after the 2002 model year, the Corolla has been Toyotas second-best seller behind the midsize Camry.
Compared to some rivals, the Corollas standard-equipment list is on the meager side. The interior has dark blue plastic with silver accenting and beige pillars from the bottom of the windows to the beige headliner. Both are built at a California plant that the two companies share, but some Corollas are produced in Ontario, Canada. Two versions of engines are available: the 81 kW 110 bhp , 1. In 2004, the Corolla Altis received its first facelift. Basic equipment The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the Toyota Corolla Hatchback 02-06. Gas mileage is slightly better.
Due to the rear X-brace, the rear seats do not fold 60-40 like those found in the other Corolla trims. The table below lists the specifications of the two camshaft profiles. The high-output cam profile is not activated until approximately 6,200 rpm, lift set-points are between 6,000—6,700 rpm depending on the vehicle and will not engage until the engine has reached at least 60 °C 140 °F. These gearboxes were unique to this engine; since then, only a few Toyota engines have been paired with either a six-speed manual or a Tiptronic-style automatic and only one other engine, the , has received both. The Neon is considerably faster than either the Civic or Corolla, and handles better, but gets relatively poor gas mileage comparable to Elantra.
It came to the United States in March 2002 for the 2003 model year, following its unveiling at the 2002 in January. Toyota says the Corollas bumpers can withstand a 5-mph collision without damage, a claim that some larger cars cannot match. Exterior Equipped with multireflector halogen headlights, the Corollas styling is clean but conventional. The Corolla Altis is targeted at consumers who prefer more comfort than the standard Corolla but do not wish to buy the more luxurious. According to Automotive News, Toyota dealers sold 230,156 Corollas during 2000.
This did not damage the engine, but would hamper performance as the high output cam profile was unable to properly engage. The front floor mats are from the Corolla S. Assembled at multiple plants around the world, the new Corolla was marketed under different names, depending on the country and on the version. Unveiled in 2000, the ninth generation of Toyota Corolla came with almost the same body styles as the previous edition, namely a 4-door sedan, a 3- and 5-door hatchback, a 5-door station wagon and a 5-door van. All models had the 1.
None of this seems to deter buyers, who simply check off desired items that are offered in special packages. It is built on a shortened platform—the Vista being a mid-sized, rather than a compact car. New Cavalier and Saturn are also coming with a new 2. Toyota engine names are interpreted as follows. A new aerokit and new wing mirrors with signal indicators similar to the 2007 Camry is available as an optional package in Malaysia. Note how much faster it is than the base Civic! The Excellence and Elegance editions were offered with a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic gearbox while the Value edition was only available in manual transmission.
Toyota fixed the problem in late 2002 with a redesigned bolt that was installed on later engines. Sedans and wagons sold in Japan adopted a new front-end design in 2004, although this version did not typically reach export markets. The steering column is thicker and the power steering system is unique. Two years later, to keep up with its newer competitors, the Corolla Altis received its second facelift. According to Automotive News, Toyota dealers sold 230,156 Corollas during 2000. Interior The Corolla seats five occupants on cloth-upholstered seats. The Corolla has also spawned another , the , sold in Canada, Mexico and the United States, which forms the basis of the , which was in turn sold in Japan as the.