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Toyota coy about Corolla sales targets

The Toyota Corolla is fast gaining ground on the leading Mazda 3 in the battle to be Australia’s top-selling car in 2014, but the company’s Australian arm says it is not particularly concerned with ending the year on top of the charts...

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Toyota Corolla SUV spin-off spied : Japanese brand set to mimic Subaru XV with high-riding hatch
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Toyota Corolla SUV spin-off spied : Japanese brand set to mimic Subaru XV with high-riding hatch

There could soon be a new Toyota Corolla SUV model that would give the Japanese brand a rival to the highly successful Subaru XV. The new Corolla-based model - which has been caught for the first time by CarAdvice's spy photographers undergoing testing in Europe - is set to give the brand a smaller crossover model to sit beneath the RAV4, giving Toyota a competitor to the aforementioned XV, not to mention the impressive new Nissan Qashqai...


Small Car Comparison : Toyota Corolla v Mazda 3 v Holden Cruze v Hyundai Elantra
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Small Car Comparison : Toyota Corolla v Mazda 3 v Holden Cruze v Hyundai Elantra

Small sedans are generally not quite as popular as small hatchbacks in Australia. The newly released Toyota Corolla sedan is expected to snare only a 20 per cent share of the nameplate’s sales this year, while the Hyundai Elantra is outsold by its i30 sibling five-to-one...


Toyota Corolla sedan, Subaru WRX, Peugeot 5008 earn five-star ANCAP safety ratings
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Toyota Corolla sedan, Subaru WRX, Peugeot 5008 earn five-star ANCAP safety ratings

The Toyota Corolla sedan, Subaru WRX and Peugeot 5008 have all been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating by independent crash-tester ANCAP. The Peugeot 5008 became the highest-scoring people-mover ever tested by ANCAP, scoring 36.41 points out of a possible 37, dethroning the previously top-ranked Kia Rondo (36.2)...


2014 Toyota Corolla Sedan Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2014 Toyota Corolla Sedan Review

The new Toyota Corolla sedan is bigger and better than ever before - and it may come as a shock to some buyers just how much bigger the new sedan is compared with the hatch that went on sale 18 months ago. Sitting alongside the more aggressively styled Corolla hatch, the new Corolla sedan range kicks off from $20,740 for the base model Ascent, $22,990 for the mid-range SX and jumps to $30,990 for the top-end auto-only ZR...

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$20,740 to $30,990

Toyota Corolla “halo” hot-hatch being considered
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Toyota Corolla “halo” hot-hatch being considered

A new-generation Toyota Corolla hot-hatch is being considered to give the brand a “halo” model for buyers to aspire to, according to the company's local executives. Toyota Australia product planning manager Mark Dobson admitted that there’s a certain mass-market appeal that can be drawn upon for a hot version of a car as popular as the Corolla, despite the Toyota 86 already offering enthusiast appeal in the range...


Toyota Corolla pricing defended : sedan costs more than hatch despite free-trade benefit
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Toyota Corolla pricing defended : sedan costs more than hatch despite free-trade benefit

The new Toyota Corolla sedan is finally available, but buyers must pay more for the four-door despite it being cheaper to import than the hatchback. The Corolla sedan is built in Thailand, a nation that Australia shares a free-trade agreement with; the Corolla hatch, however, is sourced from Japan, which means it attracts a 5 per cent tariff...


2014 Toyota Corolla sedan : Pricing and specifications
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2014 Toyota Corolla sedan : Pricing and specifications

The 11th-generation Toyota Corolla sedan has arrived almost 18 months after its hatchback sibling went on sale. The new-generation four-door model is priced from $20,740 – a drop of $250 over the existing model range which went on sale in 2007, and a $750 premium over the hatchback version...


2014 Toyota Corolla sedan to be imported from Thailand in February
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2014 Toyota Corolla sedan to be imported from Thailand in February

The all-new Toyota Corolla sedan headed to Australian showrooms in mid February will be shipped here from Thailand for the first time in the car's history. Toyota Australia says the shift from Japanese to Thai production for the 11th-generation Corolla sedan allows the company to take advantage of the Free Trade Agreement existing between the two countries...


Toyota Corolla sedan struggles in IIHS crash test
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Toyota Corolla sedan struggles in IIHS crash test

The all-new Toyota Corolla sedan has earned a 'marginal' safety rating in a tough new crash test in the US. The new four-door Corolla – due in Australia in mid 2014 – struggled in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) small overlap front crash test, which is designed to replicate a crash where 25 per cent of the car’s front-end makes contact with a fixed object like a tree or a pole at 64km/h...


Toyota Corolla Axio, Fielder: Japan-only hybrid duo launched
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Toyota Corolla Axio, Fielder: Japan-only hybrid duo launched

Toyota has launched two hybrid versions of the Japanese domestic market's 11th-generation Corolla. Launched together – and differing from the Australian, European and US markets’ small car of the same name – the Corolla Axio sedan and Corolla Fielder wagon both offer the same Toyota Hybrid System II propulsion unit. Teaming a 54kW/111Nm 1...


2014 Toyota Corolla sedan details revealed
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2014 Toyota Corolla sedan details revealed

Details of the European-spec Toyota Corolla sedan have been released, previewing a larger, more spacious small car due to arrive in local showrooms in 2014. Influenced by the styling of the Corolla Furia concept first seen at this year’s Detroit auto show, the all-new 11th-generation Toyota Corolla sedan is 80mm longer, 15mm wider and 5mm lower than its predecessor and 345mm longer than the hatch...


Toyota Corolla gets hybrid wagon option for Europe
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Toyota Corolla gets hybrid wagon option for Europe

The current generation Toyota Corolla has scored petrol-electric power in a wagon configuration, but it will be available in Europe only. Badged as the Toyota Auris Touring Sports - the Corolla is called Auris in Europe - it gets a 100kW Hybrid Synergy Drive unit comprising a 1.8-litre petrol engine and an electric motor, following the already available hybrid system in the Corolla/Auris hatchback...


Toyota Corolla Levin ZR Review
Rating: 610 /10
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Toyota Corolla Levin ZR Review

The 11th-generation Toyota Corolla has continued the model's long history of being loved locally, and is a strong contender to become the best-selling car of the year. To find out if the new hatchback’s range-topper continues the positive traits of its cheaper siblings, we tested the Levin ZR...

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$30,490

2014 Toyota Corolla sedan unveiled
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2014 Toyota Corolla sedan unveiled

After what seemed like countless teaser and concepts, the 11th generation of the world’s best selling car has been unveiled in sedan form. The Toyota Corolla sedan made its world debut yesterday with the design borrowing heavily from the Corolla Furia concept first seen at this year’s Detroit auto show. Having sold almost 40 million Corollas since 1966, of which 1...


Toyota Corolla sedan: more teaser images revealed
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Toyota Corolla sedan: more teaser images revealed

More teaser images of the Toyota Corolla sedan have been released ahead of its unveiling at the end of this week. The latest images reveal the new four-door small car's angular LED headlights, front badge and grille, alloy wheels, and lower front intake and foglight design, all of which draw inspiration from the sporty Toyota Corolla Furia concept from January’s Detroit auto show...


2014 Toyota Corolla sedan teased ahead of June 6 debut
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2014 Toyota Corolla sedan teased ahead of June 6 debut

The 2014 Toyota Corolla sedan has been teased for the first time ahead of its world premiere on June 6. The tightly cropped image reveals part of the rear corner of the new Toyota Corolla sedan, and confirms the production model will draw inspiration from the Toyota Corolla Furia concept (pictured below) that debuted at January's Detroit auto show...


2013 Toyota Corolla Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2013 Toyota Corolla Review

Despite an extraordinary 47-year run for the Toyota Corolla, you’d be hard pressed to find anybody who would laud the ubiquitous small car as ever being a standout looker in its segment. Well, all that has finally changed in a big way...

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$19,990 to $28,490

2013 Toyota Corolla Video Review
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2013 Toyota Corolla Video Review

the 11th generation of what is currently the world's best-selling car brings a sportier intent.


Small car comparison: Toyota Corolla v Hyundai i30 v Mazda3 v Ford Focus

Small car comparison: Toyota Corolla v Hyundai i30 v Mazda3 v Ford Focus

With an all-new Toyota Corolla launched with a $19,990 price tag, we find out which is the best entry-level small car for the money, putting the world's best selling small car up against the Ford Focus, Hyundai i30 and Mazda3. Words: Daniel DeGasperi. Photos: Easton Chang. Comparison tests don’t come more relevant than this...

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$21,990

Toyota Corolla sedan revealed in leaked images
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Toyota Corolla sedan revealed in leaked images

Images claiming to reveal the design of the all-new Toyota Corolla sedan have appeared online, giving us our first look at the production version of the four-door variant of the Japanese car maker's top-selling small car...


Toyota Corolla Furia concept previews new small sedan
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Toyota Corolla Furia concept previews new small sedan

The Toyota Corolla Furia concept has been unveiled at the Detroit auto show, giving us an insight into the aggressive styling of the next-generation Toyota Corolla sedan. Toyota Group vice president and general manger of the Toyota division, Bill Fay, said the Corolla Furia concept gave an early indication of where the brand’s compact car design was headed...


Small cars: November 2012 sales overview
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Small cars: November 2012 sales overview

The Toyota Corolla has issued an ominous warning to its rivals, with the all-new 11th-generation small car soaring to the top of the national sales charts in its first full month in showrooms. The Toyota Corolla, which recorded 4190 sales last month, continues to shorten as the favourite to become Australia's top selling car in 2013 after beating this year's sales leader, the Mazda3, by almost 500 units in November...


Mazda to build Toyota cars from 2015
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Mazda to build Toyota cars from 2015

Mazda Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) have announced a production plan that will see Mazda produce Toyota vehicles at its Salamanca city plant in Mexico from 2015. The Mazda plant, currently under construction, will build the Mazda2-based sub-compact Toyota destined for sale mainly in North America, at a rate of 50,000 units a year once production begins...


Car sales October 2012: small cars
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Car sales October 2012: small cars

The Mazda3 has backed up its record-breaking September with another segment-leading sales performance in October, keeping it on track to retain its title of Australia most popular car in 2012. The Mazda3 trailed its only real threat for the crown, the Toyota HiLux, by 61 sales last month, giving the Japanese small car a 1309-unit lead over the Thailand-sourced ute with just two months of the year to go...


2013 Toyota Corolla Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2013 Toyota Corolla Review

The new Toyota Corolla is like the Porsche 911 in at least one way – it doesn’t change all that much from model to model. Constant improvement is a key Toyota value, but the company doesn’t make big jumps forward either. That’s the case with the 11th-generation Toyota Corolla too – it’s better than the last one, and is even better value too, without setting a new class benchmark...

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$19,990 to $30,490

2013 Toyota Corolla pricing and specifications
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2013 Toyota Corolla pricing and specifications

Toyota has shaken up Australia's small car class, announcing a super sharp $19,990 starting price for its next-generation Toyota Corolla. The new strategy matches the price of the all-new Nissan Pulsar and undercuts all the Corolla's other major rivals...


2013 Toyota Corolla: first official pictures
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2013 Toyota Corolla: first official pictures

The first official images of the 2013 Toyota Corolla has been released, confirming the look of the 11th-generation small car that was leaked onto the internet in July. Toyota has given the world's most popular car a sportier look for the all-new model, which has gone on sale in Japan today ahead of its Australian debut at October's 2012 Sydney motor show...


Toyota Corolla: small hatch revealed in leaked images
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Toyota Corolla: small hatch revealed in leaked images

The all-new Toyota Corolla has been revealed in a series of Japanese brochure images, giving us our clearest look yet at the design of the upcoming hatchback. First published by Japanese website Response, the images reveal the front, rear and interior styling of the new Corolla hatch, which is set to be officially unveiled in around three weeks ahead of its Australian debut at the Sydney motor show in October...


Toyota Corolla: small wagon to make comeback
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Toyota Corolla: small wagon to make comeback

CarAdvice's spy photographers have captured the Toyota Corolla wagon undergoing hot-weather testing in southern Europe, confirming the most practical version of the world's most popular small car is about to make a global comeback...