Shows the 2020 Toyota Corolla sedan
Sedan Toyota Corolla – no more secrets
After global update of the production model Corolla hatchback and adherence to the family model in the station wagon, it was the turn of the appearance of the sedan Toyota Corolla 2020 model year with an outstanding back trunk. And so, we meet the 2020 Toyota Corolla in the sedan version! Toyota ended the series with the new model sedan. The most popular version of Toyota in Russia and China are back in fashion.
Presented today at the international motor show in Guangzhou in China, the new Corolla sedan will be offered in two different (major) versions. It is a variant of “Sport” which the main image will be at odds on North America, Japan and other world heroine, and the version “Prestige”, which is mainly the way will be open to China and to the European market.
The updated sedan Corolla 12 generation shares its mechanical and stylistic genes with the latest Corolla hatchback (or rather, Vice versa). The new compact sedan got a more angular and aggressive design, especially the front (like the hatch), while the rear part remains more conservative than the hatchback, not giving yourself an avant-garde model shocking the audience.
Inside you’ll find no differences with the previously shown five-door version of the model, the sedan has the same design and technological features including infotainment system “Entune 3.0” working with compatibility with Apple CarPlay and Amazon’s Alexa. The base model will get a 7-inch touchscreen, while the higher version will get, the 8-inch display.
Like other models of Corolla, a sedan based on the platform of the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA). Thus, its dimensions are the following: 4.640 mm in length, 1.780 mm in width 1.435 mm height 2.700 mm wheelbase.
It should be noted that the wheelbase remains unchanged from the predecessor, however, the new Corolla sedan has a wider front (+ 12 mm) and rear (+0.22 mm), which should have a positive impact on the inner space. In addition, the front overhang has been shortened by 33 mm, while the rear has been increased by more than 12 mm, while the height was reduced by as much as 20 mm, and the hood was down as much as 35 mm, which should improve the visibility of the car to do this, engineers mounted the engine in the engine compartment is much lower than it was before.
Toyota promises that the new architecture, which includes multi-link rear suspension instead of torsion beam in the previous model and revised front suspension MacPherson struts, will bring improved driving dynamics and a higher level of ride comfort, silence and security.
What engines will the new sedan Corolla?
In the Chinese presentation was presented very few details about the global power units Corolla, but Toyota has confirmed the presence of a 2.0-liter, top of the line, power of the engine and hybrid variant, which will be available in some regions.
At the moment it is known that the model will get three variants of the engine ranging from the base 1.6-liter inline four-cylinder motor with 122 horsepower and is paired with a manual (six steps) or stepless variable speed transmission is transmitted from the old model Corolla. To a 1.8-liter 140-strong motor, also known for the current Corolla generation, and up to 2.0-litre four-cylinder hatchback Corolla, which under the hood lurks 169 HP and 210 Nm of torque (the same engine is on the hatchback).
A hybrid variant will join the range. What engines will it have to be? Likely to learn during the North American premiere of the car at the LA motor show on November 28.
“We sought to design new models that are attractive and interesting to drive, and drive,” said Yoshiki Konishi, chief engineer of Corolla.
Sale in the US and Europe will begin in spring 2019. Massively new compact sedan will gradually disperse in more than 150 countries and regions around the world since the second half of the year.