The 12th generation Toyota Corolla sedan is built on Toyota’s New Global Architecture, also known as TNGA.
Japanese automaker, Toyota has finally revealed the new-generation 2020 Corolla sedan. The 12th generation Corolla sedan is built on Toyota’s New Global Architecture, also known as TNGA. This versatile platform also underpins the C-HR, Prius and Camry. The new platform makes the new Corolla’s cabin a quieter one compared to the outgoing model.
Sits on the same 106.3-inch wheelbase, the 2020 Toyota Corolla is slightly shorter and smaller than the current car. Moreover, the track width is increased by 0.5-inch and 0.9-inch at the front and rear respectively. Instead of the torsion beam, the new model gets multi-link rear suspension setup. Read – India-Bound 2019 Toyota Camry Revealed
2020 Toyota Corolla Sedan Images
The 2020 Corolla looks way more aggressive and appealing than that of the current simple sedan. The entry-level L, LE, and XLE variants feature more conventional bodywork. On the other hand, the top-spec SE and XSE trims feature more aggressive front fascia with thin LED headlights and big 18-inch wheels. The SE and XSE is powered by a new 169bhp, 2.0-litre in-line four-cylinder engine, paired to Toyota’s new CVT. This transmission uses a fixed first gear for starting offer and can attain a 10-speed manual transmission in Sport mode. The standard Corolla trims feature a revised version of the 1.8-litre in-line 4-cylinder petrol engine. The vehicle also receives a six-speed manual gearbox option. Also See – Mahindra Alturas Vs Toyota Fortuner
The global-spec model is equipped with several active safety features including pre-collision warning system with automatic front braking, lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assist, and automatic high-beam headlights. While the base model features a 7.0-inch touchscreen unit, the higher-trims get a larger 8.0-inch unit. The bigger unit is compatible with Toyota’s latest Entune multimedia system, which includes Apple CarPlay and a built-in WiFi hotspot. The vehicle also gets in-dash navigation system and JBL premium audio system.