2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid’s gasoline financial system rivals Prius, different fashions much less spectacular
The EPA estimates 30 mpg metropolis, 38 freeway, 33 mixed for what’s more likely to be the preferred model of the 2020 Corolla: the L, LE, and XLE trim degree with the constantly variable automated transmission (CVT) and the usual 1.8-liter inline-Four engine.
Curiously, the extra highly effective Corolla SE and XSE boast a bigger 2.0-liter inline-Four rated at a extra spectacular 31/40/34 mpg with the elective CVT.
The figures are in step with the compact automobile section, although the Corolla’s arch-rival, the Honda Civic, bests the Corolla at 32/42/36 mpg; the Hyundai Elantra additionally squeezes yet another mpg from the mixed and metropolis rankings and is estimated to internet 32/40/35 mpg.
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Choosing a handbook transmission drops metropolis gasoline financial system with the bottom engine, however raises freeway numbers for a complete ranking of 29/39/33 mpg. A handbook transmission is customary for the SE and XSE’s 2.0-liter engine and it is rated at 29/36/32 mpg.
2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid
What ought to actually impress consumers trying on the 2020 Corolla is the Hybrid mannequin. The EPA charges the 2020 Corolla Hybrid at 53/52/52 mpg, which creeps into Prius territory. The usual Prius returns 58/53/56 mpg in Eco trim, whereas different trims are rated at 54/50/52 mpg. Including all-wheel drive to the Prius, a brand new choice for the 2019 mannequin 12 months, knocks the figures down additional to 52/48/50 mpg.
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The brand new Corolla Hybrid can even give Honda Perception customers another. Honda’s hybrid sedan is rated 55/49/52 mpg in most configurations; the mixed mpg quantity matches the Corolla Hybrid.
Search for the primary 2020 Corollas to achieve Toyota sellers this spring.