In recent years, as interest in the Prius has began to slow, its hybrid heart has been transplanted into the country’s best-selling passenger car – the evergreen Corolla. Does the hybrid set-up of the mid-spec SX grade help or hinder the Toyota Corolla in its natural habitat – the city crawl and the suburban sprawl?

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Comments

    • Beth Tender
      Beth Tender

      I typed "androgyny" into google but spelled it incorrectly. That's how I found this review, I reckon - a "sx hybrid"

      about 11 days ago
    • Dermot Porter
      Dermot Porter

      I own the European Sol version of this new Corolla and I can tell all of you naysayers that it is the business .This is the top of the range spec model and worth every penny.Depending on your driving style it is possible to make savings on fuel and I have achieved 3.8litres per 100kms.As the review said it is like a magic carpet to drive and at times you would think you were driving a saloon.The rear space and booth might be an issue for your six foot plus people but not the average person.At the end of the day this is a couples car,get the tourer or saloon version if you crave space.On the motorway this car is not inferior to the Golf,which was my previous car and it gives the Golf a run for its money.

      about 12 days ago
    • Larizcar
      Larizcar

      :)

      about 13 days ago
    • Chris Asimopoulos
      Chris Asimopoulos

      Shame the rear doors are tiny...along with the tiny boot.

      about 14 days ago
    • Max S
      Max S

      u said subscribe, but i am slready subscribed.

      about 15 days ago
    • Joaquim LLOREN
      Joaquim LLOREN

      New clothing of a Prius hybrid same 1.8 i4 engine I'm not sure about the electric motor

      about 15 days ago
    • newc geoman
      newc geoman

      Typical reviewer focussing on power figures rather than TORQUE.

      about 15 days ago
    • Pancho
      Pancho

      SO ugly

      about 16 days ago
    • Wayne Song
      Wayne Song

      We also want to know the driving experience on the highway.

      about 16 days ago
    • canusdominici
      canusdominici

      S....L....O....W.... & Check out the orange peel at 0:05

      about 16 days ago
    • canusdominici
      canusdominici In reply to canusdominici

      +fdn777 PDrive has 0-100 at over 12 seconds. Cf. https://youtu.be/GcQiCtBL_0M

      about 14 days ago
    • fdn777
      fdn777 In reply to canusdominici

      0-100 in 7.9 is not slow. What are you talking about for the 0:05 ? Care to explain?

      about 15 days ago
    • SuperTorquemaster
      SuperTorquemaster

      Shame about the boot size. I wonder what Toyota were thinking when designing this latest shape ? Surely they needed to stay competitive amongst the Korean's offering ? Perhaps they wanted to target the premium European rivals ?

      about 16 days ago
    • SuperTorquemaster
      SuperTorquemaster In reply to SuperTorquemaster

      True, but most people still require a decent carrying capacity. The Prius has a much bigger luggage compartment. Strange on Toyota's part.

      about 14 days ago
    • SilcoSilva Hidayat
      SilcoSilva Hidayat In reply to SuperTorquemaster

      To me, since I first seen it, this Corolla hatch always reminded me of the previous generation Mazda 3 hatch...

      about 16 days ago
    • Oggy Oggy
      Oggy Oggy In reply to SuperTorquemaster

      SuperTorquemaster
      There aren’t too many premium Euro rivals offering hybrids for $28k.

      about 16 days ago
    • A C
      A C In reply to SuperTorquemaster

      Exactly, + the back seats. I’d say they need to learn from Honda.

      about 16 days ago