Few vehicles have been around as long as the Toyota Corolla which just celebrated its 50th anniversary this year. Over the years, the Toyota Corolla has been known for its affordability, fuel economy and appeal and for the 2017 model year the Corolla saw some added standard features that makes this compact sedan a great value. Take a look at the 2017 Toyota Corolla vs 2017 Chevy Cruze comparison to see how the Corolla matches up to some of its toughest competition.
The 2017 Toyota Corolla is available in a number of different trims L, LE, LE Eco, XLE, SE, SE 50th Anniversary and XSE. The Corolla LE Eco pulls in the best fuel economy with 30 city mpg and 40 highway mpg, while the other models still offer respectable fuel economy numbers the LE Eco offers the best numbers for the Corolla lineup. While there are many Corolla models to choose from, Toyota added standard Toyota Safety Sense for all models. Many competitors like the 2017 Chevy Cruze only offer these active safety features on their highest trim levels.
2017 Toyota Corolla Technology and Safety Features
The standard Toyota Safety Sense Package which is found on all available 2017 Corolla models includes Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Automatic High Beams, and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. The only comparable driver assistance features that the 2017 Chevy Cruze offer are Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keep Assist which are also only optional on the highest trim of the Cruze.
Some of the highlighted features found on the 2017 Toyota Corolla include heated mirrors, keyless entry and ignition, heated front seats, leather upholstery, a rearview camera, LED headlights, a rear spoiler and more. The interior of the Corolla features a stylish dashboard with a sport-like theme throughout and the large buttons and touchscreen offer a user friendly experience. Toyota furthers the versatility of the interior with spacious seating.
The 2017 Corolla offers about 5 inches more rear legroom than the competing 2017 Cruze which means that the Corolla can comfortably seat five passengers and rear passengers won't feel cramped. The 2017 Toyota Corolla is available now at Arlington Toyota in Palatine, IL. Please contact us today to schedule a test drive for the 2017 Corolla or talk with a team member for more information on the available models and the standard features found on each model. We look forward to helping you with your new Toyota.