2018 Toyota Corolla

The 2018 Toyota Corolla iM is the compact hatch that’s always ready for the next epic adventure – and no wonder: It combines everything that Canadians love about the Corolla, plus the versatility and extra capacity of a hatchback.

“Hit the road and embrace your weekend: that’s the message of the Corolla iM,” said Cyril Dimitris, Vice President, Toyota Canada Inc. “This stylish compact hatch is a perfect daily driver that adds plenty of versatility for getaways, shopping trips or a night out with friends – whatever your adventure is, the Corolla iM is ready to help make it epic.”

All 2018 Toyota Corolla iM models feature modern, aerodynamic styling, with side skirts and a rear lip spoiler. The body style is equipped with many premium features as standard – including 17” alloy wheels, dual power adjustable/folding and heated exterior mirrors with integrated signal lamps, LED daytime running lights and rear tail lamps and more.

Inside, the 2018 Corolla iM features a sporty interior with room for up to five adults. The 60/40 split folding rear seat maximizes versatility, opening up 0.588 cubic meters (20.8 cubic feet) of space for packages, luggage, sports gear, or whatever you need to make your next trip an adventure.

The interior features piano black instrument panel trim and is packed with premium features – including heated front sport seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, 7” touchscreen Display Audio system with Bluetooth connectivity and steering wheel-mounted controls, dual-zone automatic air conditioning, a 4.2” multi-information display, illuminated vanity mirrors, map lamps, 12v power supply for personal electronics, keyless entry and more.

Under the hood, a 137 peak horsepower 1.8L VALVEMATIC four-cylinder engine is paired with a choice of six-speed manual transmission or a Continuously Variable Transmission with intelligent shift (CVTi-S). Either way, this translates into big driving fun, enhanced with highly responsive electric power steering, a double-wishbone rear suspension, and the confidence of front wheel drive.

The 2018 Toyota Corolla iM also packs impressive safety features, headlined by Toyota Safety Sense C. This bundle of active safety technologies – including the Pre-Collision System, Lane Departure Alert, and Automatic High Beams – enhances driver capabilities to mitigate collisions, stay in lane, and see at night. Other safety technologies standard on all 2018 Corolla iM models include the Toyota Star Safety System, eight air bags, a back-up camera, front seats with whiplash injury-lessening headrests, tire pressure monitoring system and more.

- Toyota Media

CarAndTruck.caMarch 29, 2019