2017 Toyota Corolla vs 2017 Toyota Corolla iM

Toyota's best-selling sedan is known for its affordability, reliability and quality and in the 2017 model year, Toyota added an all-new Corolla iM model. What is this new Corolla iM and how is it different from the original Corolla model? Take a look at this 2017 Toyota Corolla vs 2017 Toyota Corolla iM to see all of the similarities and differences between the two models.

The first and most noticeable difference between the Corolla and Corolla iM is that the all-new Corolla iM is a hatchback. This new model takes everything customers love about the Corolla and adds more interior volume and increased cargo space. Drivers will notice the near 8 cubic feet difference between the two models as the Corolla iM has 20.8 cubic feet of cargo volume over the Corolla's 13 cubic feet. Buyers will find that the Corolla and Corolla iM, aside from their body styles, feature similar qualities in their design.

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2017 Toyota Corolla VS 2017 Toyota Corolla iM
$18,500 Base MSRP $18,750
1.8-Liter Four-Cylinder with 132 hp Engine 1.8-Liter Four-Cylinder with 137 hp
7 Trim Levels 1
13 Cubic Feet Cargo Space 20.8 Cubic Feet

Differences Between the 2017 Corolla and 2017 Corolla iM

One rather large difference between the 2017 Corolla and 2017 Corolla iM is the number of trim levels offered for each model. The Corolla iM is only offered in one well-equipped trim level while the 2017 Corolla has seven trim levels which include L, LE, LE Eco, XLE, SE, SE 50th Anniversary edition and XSE. The Corolla iM may not be available with all of the safety, technology and convenience features of the original Corolla but the Corolla iM is not lacking in the standard equipment area. The 2017 Corolla iM's standard features include automatic headlights, alloy wheels, a rearview camera, Toyota Safety Sense, power-folding heated mirrors with LED turn signals, sport fabric trimmed seats and more.

Both the Corolla and Corolla iM are powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine though the horsepower output is slightly different between the two models. The 2017 Corolla's engine is paired with a continuously variable transmission and can receive an estimated 28 city mpg and 36 highway mpg. The 2017 Corolla iM's engine can be paired with a six-speed manual or continuously variable transmission. The Corolla iM is rated at an estimated 27 city mpg and 35 highway mpg.

The 2017 Toyota Corolla and 2017 Toyota Corolla iM are both available now at Arlington Toyota in Palatine, IL. Contact us today if you are interested in more information on either model or if you would like to schedule a test drive. Stop by and visit us today and take the Corolla and Corolla iM for a spin to see how these two similar models differ.

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