2021 Toyota Corolla Model Overview

October 27th, 2020 by

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The Toyota Corolla has been a cornerstone of the sedan market since its release in 1966. Back for the 2021 model year, the Toyota Corolla continues its legacy of superior fuel economy and budget-friendly pricing. With two new trim levels, a suite of new interior features, and a hybrid model, the 2021 Toyota Corolla has received critical acclaim from customers and automotive reviewers alike. Explore the 2021 Toyota Corolla specs, engine performance, and the 2021 Toyota Corolla price by trim level with Savannah Toyota below. When you’re ready, you can schedule a test drive with our team to see how this compact sedan handles on Pooler roads!

2021 Corolla: Price By Trim Level

The Toyota Corolla has a tradition of being an inexpensive, well-equipped compact sedan. Easy to drive and easier to park on Bluffton roads, the 2021 Toyota Corolla comes in nine trim levels – including a hybrid trim level – for shoppers to choose from. The Toyota Corolla price starts at $19,835 MSRP* for the L trim level and can reach up to $28,210 MSRP* in the XSE Apex Edition. Explore the Toyota Corolla price points below:

  • Corolla L: $19,835 MSRP*
  • Corolla LE: $20,275 MSRP*
  • Corolla Hybrid LE: $23,400 MSRP*
  • Corolla SE: $22,275 MSRP*
  • Corolla SE Nightshade Edition: $22,975 MSRP*
  • Corolla SE Apex Edition: $25,070 MSRP*
  • Corolla XLE: $24,225 MSRP*
  • Corolla XSE: $25,725 MSRP*
  • Corolla XSE Apex Edition: $28,210 MSRP*

Shoppers that choose to buy from Savannah Toyota can take advantage of our new vehicle specials and our Toyota incentives to save on their new Toyota Corolla!

2021 Corolla: Interior Features

With a well-appointed interior and a safety-minded design, the Toyota Corolla offers a new suite of standard and available features for its 2021 model year. Several popular features like Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ come standard in this newest iteration, while Amazon Alexa™ is offered as an available upgrade. The Toyota Corolla connectivity suite pairs with Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 (TSS 2.0) for advanced safety and driver-awareness on Hilton Head roads. Explore some of the other features offered on the 2021 Toyota Corolla below:

  • Standard Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 (TSS 2.0)
  • Safety Connect
  • Service Connect
  • Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay®, Amazon Alexa®
  • Wifi Connect
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Remote Connect
  • 8-inch Touchscreen For Audio
  • 7-inch Multi Informational Display
  • Premium JBL Audio System
  • SoftTex® Interior Seating
  • Smart Key System
  • And much more!
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2021 Corolla: Interior Dimensions

Fresh from a redesign in 2020, the 2021 Toyota Corolla specs haven’t changed from the previous model year. Drivers and passengers can expect the same abundant headroom and legroom in this compact sedan, along with enough trunk space to accommodate luggage, groceries, and the occasional DIY equipment. Sit comfortably in your 2021 Corolla with the following specs:

  • Passenger Volume: 88.6 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume: 13.1 cubic feet
  • Headroom (without moonroof): 38.3/37.1 inches
  • Shoulder Room: 54.0/51.7 inches
  • Hip Room: 53.9/51.3 inches
  • Leg Room: 42.0/34.8 inches
  • Seating Capacity: Five people
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2021 Corolla: Engine Performance

When it comes to performance, the Toyota Corolla offers 121 – 169 hp and up to 52 mpg** fuel economy. With nine trim levels, the Toyota Corolla specs will depend on which model you choose and whether you want to prioritize fuel economy or speed. Explore the Toyota Corolla fuel economy ratings below:

  • 2021 Toyota Corolla L: 30 mpg city / 38 mpg highway**
  • 2021 Toyota Corolla LE: 30 mpg city / 38 mpg highway**
  • 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE: 53 mpg city / 52 mpg highway**
  • 2021 Toyota Corolla SE: 31 mpg city / 40 mpg highway **
  • 2021 Toyota Corolla SE Nightshade Edition: 31 mpg city / 40 mpg highway **
  • 2021 SE Apex Edition: 30 mpg city / 38 mpg highway**
  • 2021 Toyota Corolla XLE: 29 mpg city / 37 mpg highway**
  • 2021 Toyota Corolla XSE: 31 mpg city / 38 mpg highway**
  • 2021 Toyota Corolla XSE Apex Edition: 30 mpg city / 38 mpg highway**

The 2021 Toyota Corolla comes with three engine options. A 1.8L hybrid engine, a 1.8L gas engine, and a 2.0L engine. Each engine option offers easy handling and steady performance on Savannah roads, while a refined suspension absorbs bumps easily while providing responsive feedback to the driver. Explore each of the 2021 Toyota Corolla engine options below:

1.8L 4 Cylinder DOHC Engine

  • 139 hp
  • 126 lb-ft of torque
  • 30 city / 38 highway mpg**

1.8L 4 Cylinder DOHC Hybrid Engine

  • 121hp
  • 105 lb-ft of torque
  • 53 city / 52 highway mpg**

2.0L 4 Cylinder DOHC Engine

  • 169 hp
  • 151 lb-ft of torque
  • 31 city / 38 highway mpg**

Test Drive The 2021 Toyota Corolla

The 2021 Toyota Corolla takes its rightful place as one of the most beloved and dependable sedans on Pooler roads. See why the Toyota Corolla has a fan-following when you arrange a time for a test drive with the team at Savannah Toyota. Explore the 2021 Toyota Corolla up close in our online model showroom, then contact our finance team to start the car-buying process. Stop in today! We look forward to putting you behind the wheel of a new Toyota Corolla!

*MSRP excludes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $955 for Cars (Yaris HB, Yaris, Yaris iA, 86, Corolla, Corolla HB, Camry, Camry HV, Prius LB, Prius c, Prius Prime, Mirai, Avalon, Avalon HV, Supra), $1,120 for Small/Medium Trucks, SUVs and Van (C-HR, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Highlander, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,325 for Large SUVs (Sequoia, Land Cruiser), and $1,595 for Large Truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling, and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called the “Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling, and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title, and available or regionally required equipment. The Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, and TX will be higher. The published prices do not apply to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Actual dealer price will vary.

**EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy