The Toyota Corolla is Toyota Motor Corporation's compact sedan while its toughest competitor, the Honda Civic, is the most popular Honda nameplate, the Corolla is the best selling nameplate ever. The Corolla is smaller than the midsize Toyota Camry, but larger than the subcompact Toyota Yaris.
When shopping for a Toyota Corolla, there will be a few different engines to consider. The eighth-generation Corolla has a 1.8-liter four cylinder engine with a combined 29-31 MPG. The ninth-generation Corolla has two engine options. The standard engine is a 1.8-liter four cylinder with an automatic or manual transmission. The optional engine is a brand new 2.4-liter four cylinder also available with an automatic or manual transmission. The 1.8-liter engine gets a combined 29-30 MPG and the 2.4-liter engine achieves a combined 25 MPG and is only available in higher-end Corolla trims.Show more