2018 Toyota Corolla Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Galactic Aqua Mica
MSRP
$15,109 - $22,537
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MPG (up to)
30 City / 40 HWY
Horsepower
132-140
Seats
5

How 2018 Toyota Corolla Ranks In Its Class

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#7
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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.2 Overall Score
Performance 3.7Comfort 4.2Styling 3.6Value 4.2

What's New

For 2018, the Toyota Corolla compact sedan carries over with no changes of note. The 50th Anniversary trim is discontinued.

Toyota Corolla Models & Trims

chevronDown icon L $15,109 - $18,882
Horsepower: 132 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 15 X 6 (in.) - Styled Steel
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chevronDown icon LE $16,990 - $20,977
Horsepower: 132 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 16 X 6.5 (in.) - Aluminum, Steel
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chevronDown icon LE Eco $17,341 - $21,424
Horsepower: 140 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 15 X 6 (in.) - Steel
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chevronDown icon LE Eco w/Package 1 $17,341 - $21,424
Horsepower: 140 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 16 X 6.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon XLE $17,214 - $21,513
Horsepower: 132 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 16 X 6.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon SE $16,814 - $20,327
Horsepower: 132 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 X 7 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon XSE $18,068 - $22,537
Horsepower: 132 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 X 7 (in.) - Aluminum
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Owner Reviews

4.7
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My 2018 Toyota Corolla is the best vehicle I have ever owned!

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I love all the automated features. The lane assist works great when you have grandchildren in the back causing a distraction. On the highway the cruise control is automated so I no longer have to tap the breaks, then speed back up and reset my speed because the sensors allow the car to do it for me when I approach vehicles at a lower rate of speed so when I pass them and there is open road in front again it returns to my set speed all on its own! I love having the climate control as well. I never have to freeze or be too hot again on a road trip! It is roomy and very comfortable. It also has very high safety ratings in all its classes which is extremely important to me. It also automatically senses and switches the transmission to drive in eco or sport mode so I don't have to remember to anymore. I also like that you now have a my Toyota account which keeps a connection to my service team and monitors the health of my vehicle. The backup camera has a great picture which I can change the quality if I choose. It also has a great sound system. I like that although the system allows messages and email, it only allows certain functions to be performed while the car is in motion which is a great safety feature that allows me to stay as connected as I want. Another great safety feature is being able to use auto settings on the running and headlamps so I never worry about forgetting to turn them on or off which is comforting at night when I am alone. I can lock it up and walk to my door and it gives me light to walk up, unlock my house door and get inside safely before the lights ever turn off! The best part though is that it is a Toyota! And as a Toyota it is less expensive to purchase and maintain and holds its value very well when maintained properly. All in all, it is an awesome car!!

Kelli B
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2018 Toyota Corolla accident prevention technology.

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I bought a 2018 Toyota Corolla and what's cool about the new cars is that they have a lot of technological functions that prevent accidents. For example, when I am driving in a lane and my car swerves a little a light will come on and my steering wheel will turn slightly. These newer cars help you drive more cautiously. The interior is extremely comfortable and high quality. It is spacious in the back seats with plenty of legroom. The windows are tinted and there's access to all windows and doors per one switch. When you are backing up, there is a little camera in the front of your vehicle where you can see behind you. So you do not need to always turn your head when you are about to back up; those it is probably safer to do so. As you backup, the car beeps and let's you know your proximity to a vehicle behind you, or a sign, curb etc. One problem with the car, is that since it is a limited series kind of car, certain car parts are hard to purchase unless I go to the dealership itself. If you have like a regular 2004 Toyota you can find standard brake lights and a new engine, but for this car specifically, you need a newer engine model that most dealerships do not have. To end on a high note, the performance is really smooth ensuring a safe and relaxing ride. The pedals are sensitive and move quickly even with a tap of your foot so be careful. All in all, these newer cars are amazing and are the future.

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The Toyota Corolla sport is dependable to a point.

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The Toyota Corolla is their “sport” version, and I do like the sporty look. It does not have great pick up though, considering it is a sports car. It is very easy to maneuver through, like in parallel parking. My husband and I are not fans of how tall the headrests are. There are many times where they block our view. I love the rear camera and how it aids in safely backing up, but cannot rely solely on it of course, and having high headrests does not help matters. The sound system is nice. The clarity is a big plus. I do not like the dashboard lighting. It does not always light up to the appropriate level and is a bit erratic. We've owned various Toyota models for many years, but not totally pleased with this particular one. Would love to trade it in for another. Model.

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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$15,109 - $18,882
$16,990 - $20,977

Horsepower

Horsepower
132 (hp)
132 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
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Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.8L I
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
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Optional
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Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
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HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Not Available
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Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
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Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Power Windows

Power Windows
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Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.3 (in.)
42.3 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.3 (in.)
38 - 38.3 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
41.4 (in.)
41.4 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.1 (in.)
37.1 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
13 (cu. ft.)
13 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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MP3 Player

MP3 Player
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Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
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Optional

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
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Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
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CD Player

CD Player
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Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
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AC

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
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Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Steel
Steel

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P195/65SR15
P205/55HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.3 (in.)
106.3 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.6 (ft.)
35.6 (ft.)

Length

Length
183.1 (in.)
183.1 (in.)

Width

Width
69.9 (in.)
69.9 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2840 (.lbs)
2870 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
132 (hp)
132 (hp)

Torque

Torque
128 (ft. lbs.)
128 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
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Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.2 (gal.)
13.2 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
32 (mpg)
32 (mpg)

City

City
28 (mpg)
28 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
36 (mpg)
36 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

CTV Transmission
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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
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Stability Control

Stability Control
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Traction Control

Traction Control
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HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
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Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
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Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
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Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
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Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
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Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
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Roof Strength
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Good
A
Acceptable
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Marginal
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Poor

Safety Features

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) *
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control *
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Toyota Safety Sense C
  • Lane Departure Alert (LDA) Lane Keeping Assist *
  • Lane Departure Alert (LDA) Lane Departure Warning *
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Driver Knee Airbag and Passenger Cushion Front Airbag
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Back-Up Camera
  • Toyota Safety Sense P *
  • Lane Departure Alert (lda) w/Steering Assist Lane Keeping Assist *
  • Lane Departure Alert (lda) w/Steering Assist Lane Departure Warning *

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

J.D. Power Ratings

JD Power's Initial Quality Study measures issues with a vehicle the first 90 days after purchase.

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Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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