Review the 2018 Toyota Corolla Sedan & iM Hatchback

28/36  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
9.5  Sec.
0-60 MPH
4
Doors
5
Seats
13  cu ft
Cargo Space

The Ultimate 'Safe Bet' Among Compact Cars

Affordable, fuel efficient and reliable are words that you'll see again and again in 2018 Toyota Corolla reviews.

However, there's something else that also greatly distinguishes the car from many of its competitors, as publications like Kelley Blue Book note, and that's its "unrivaled standard safety features."

KBB.com says the lineup "checks all the right boxes" for compact car shoppers with its economical price, fuel-sipping engines AND smart driver-assist technologies like pre-collision warning, which is standard on every model in the lineup.

If you've been searching for new compact cars or hatchbacks for sale near me, you shouldn't leave the Corolla off of your consideration list. Continue reading below for information about trim grades, engines and safety features.

A Variety of Models for a Variety of Needs

You can find the 2018 Toyota Corolla for sale in San Antonio right now and there are several trim levels to choose from, including the L, LE, LE Eco, XLE, SE and XSE, all of which are sedan body styles. Last year, the lineup also gained the Toyota Corolla iM hatchback which returns once again and is pretty similarly equipped to the SE sedan.

Notable standard electronics include a backup camera, Entune audio with connected navigation, Bluetooth phone/audio, and USB and iPod connectivity. For a little more, the LE boosts comfort and class with upgraded interior fabric, color-keyed heated outside mirrors, remote keyless entry, and automatic climate control with dust and pollen filter.

Another standout model is the XSE, which offers a more athletic look and performance. A few of its key features include a sporty front fascia featuring a black mesh-pattern grille, a rear spoiler, 17-inch machined alloy wheels with black-painted accents, Sport mode and paddle shifters.

Toyota Corolla Horsepower & Torque

When you own a 2018 Toyota Corolla in San Antonio, you'll benefit from great fuel economy. The lineup features a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, which produces 132 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque on most models. The LE Eco varies with 140 hp and 126 torque, while the Corolla iM hatchback gets 137 hp and 126 torque. The LE Eco and iM can be had with a six-speed manual or continuously variable transmission, while all other trims are offered solely with the CVT.

Fuel economy varies slightly depending on the model, but is above average in all cases. The base Corolla L achieves an EPA-estimated 28 city/36 highway mpg, and most models offer similar ratings. If you're wondering which Corolla trim offers the highest efficiency, it's the LE Eco with an EPA-estimated 30 city/40 highway mpg.

Safeguarding You From Harm on Every Drive

The Corolla sedan is standard with the Toyota Safety Sense-P suite of driver-assist technologies. The package includes Automatic High Beams, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control and a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection. The Corolla iM hatchback comes standard with a similar equipment group, Toyota Safety Sense-C, which includes Automatic High Beams, Lane Departure Alert and a Pre-Collision System.

Additionally, all models include the Toyota STAR Safety System, as well as the ToyotaCare complimentary maintenance plan. Want to know how competitors compare when it comes to safety and other aspects? See the rest of our 2018 Toyota Corolla review to access independent comparisons.

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