hanges since its introduction three decades ago where the sporty S model has replaced the super base-level VE. The car has three models of CE ($ 12,568); S ($ 12,793); LE (13,383) which are all powered by 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine. Out of the three models, sporty S model remains to be the choice for most people or LE due to its excellent pieces of equipment.
2001 Toyota Corolla is undeniably the choice of most consumers due to its performance. According to the S manual FWD 5-passenger, the car has a 5-speed manual transmission and a curb weight of 2405 lbs. The car comes with a horsepower of 125 hp @5800 rpm and a torque of 125 ft-lbs. @ 4000rpm. Further, the engine has 16 valves that have variable timing. It has a wheelbase of 97in, length of 174in, width of 66in and height of 54in. 2001 Toyota Corolla’s fuel tank has a capacity of 13.2 gals, Combined MPG of 31an dits range in miles is 369.6/488.4 mi. Further, it has an estimated EPA Mileage of 28/27mpg.
Safety is at the heart of this car with it 2 Front Headrests, child seat anchors as well as two Rear Headrests. That’s not enough; the car also has Front Seatbelt Pretensioners that automatically tighten seatbelts to ensure the occupant is in an optimal position in case of a collision, Dusk-Sensing Headlights, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution as well as a Rear Door Child Safety Locks that guarantee your safety while running the car. The security features are not exhaustive as it has extra features that all work to ensure even a new driver is in safe hands while operating the car.
Although its comfort features are few, there are basics such as a Power Steering, Remote Trunk Release, Dual Vanity Mirrors and a Front and Rear Cupholders that guarantee your convenience while using this car. It’s not all boring inside the car as it has an AM/FM stereo, 4 Speakers as well a Telescoping Antenna to keep you entertained.
The new S model has seen a lot of improvements in its features over the years to include standard fog lights, a tachometer as well as intermittent wipers. What’s more, it has a front grill as well new upholstery that add up to create the sportiness.
2001 Toyota Corolla has different interior colors of Black, Light Charcoal and Pebble Beige. Its exterior colors are numerous give you a wide variety to choose from for example Black Sand Pearl, Impulse Red, Indigo Ink Pearl and Silverstream Opalescent which are available for the three models. However, some colors are only available for the CE and LE model such as Mystic Teal Mica, Sandrift Metallic, Silver Fawn Metallic and Woodland Pearl.
The car is cheap to maintain and run since it has good gas mileage and requires little repairs.
Very reliable due to its high endurance and is a perfect choice during winter as she can go through the snow with ease.
It has optional side airbags adding up the safety of the car.
The car has a dull styling look on the outside coupled with lower-level trims hence it may not be a favorite for the most people who love cars with flashy impressions.
The economy-grade tires make noise which is a nuisance, especially when driven beyond casual pace. The tires also lack grip in case of hard braking.
It has a not-so-comfortable interior especially for the rear bench seats when the road gets bumpy.