2016 Toyota Corolla

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$17,300

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2016 Toyota Corolla
2016 Toyota Corolla

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • CVT performance
  • Gas mileage
  • Backseat legroom
  • Interior materials quality
  • Cabin design

The bad:

  • Firm ride
  • Too much wind and road noise
  • Small trunk with space-stealing hinges
  • Firm backseat

14 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2016 Toyota Corolla trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • New Special Edition model
  • Five-seat compact sedan
  • App integration with Entune multimedia system available
  • Fuel-efficient Eco model available

2016 Toyota Corolla review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

The five-seat Toyota Corolla compact sedan competes against the Ford Focus, Honda Civic and Mazda3, among others.

New for 2016
A new Corolla Special Edition features unique 17-inch gloss-black alloy wheels, keyless access with push-button start, red contrast stitching in the cabin, red accents on the dashboard and doors, and specific floormats and badging.

The Corolla’s Entune multimedia system adds Siri Eyes-Free Mode capability for compatible iPhones. Slacker Radio is a newly available app for Entune.

Significant Standard Features

  • 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine
  • Six-speed manual transmission
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Body-color power side mirrors
  • 60/40-split folding rear seat
  • CD stereo with iPod connectivity, MP3 jack and Bluetooth streaming audio
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Four-speed automatic transmission
  • Continuously variable automatic transmission
  • Heated front seats
  • Push-button start
  • Navigation system
  • Backup camera

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.6
  • Interior design 4.5
  • Performance 4.6
  • Value for the money 4.6
  • Exterior styling 4.6
  • Reliability 4.8

Most recent consumer reviews

4.6

Fantastic on all aspects.

Car is exactly what we wanted, is very nice looking, is extremely reliable, and has 5-star safety ratings. It is really a great value; would recommend to anyone looking for a safe, reliable small sedan.

5.0

First used car in a LONG time!

We really love this car. We have not bought a car since 2006, we owned Hyundai's before but we are so happy we bought this Toyota Corolla Sport, it's sharp, it rides so smooth and it's practically brand new!!

5.0

Great car for the price.

This is my third corolla. I love the style and overall ride. My very first car was a corolla back in 1977. They last forever.

See all 311 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Toyota
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
7 years/less than 85,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
12 months/12, 000 miles
Powertrain
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
160- or 174-point inspections
Roadside assistance
Yes
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