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The new Toyota Corolla is a bit of a mixed bag.
It’s one of the more expensive cars in the range, costing $1,400.
But it has the same range of all-wheel drive (AWD) capability as the outgoing Corolla, with a range of up to 80 kilometres (50 miles).
Its 1.8-litre V6 petrol engine is capable of producing 723kW (1,967hp) and 553Nm (1.65kg/km) of torque, making it more powerful than the 2015 Mazda6, which has a 1.6-litres V6.
That’s an impressive boost over the 1.2-liters petrol engine, which is powered by a 2.2L V6 and weighs 6.3kg (15lbs).
The car’s front wheels have a revised design, with an improved front wing that provides a more aerodynamic shape.
The rear wing, meanwhile, has been upgraded to reduce drag.
There are two front-wheel disc brakes and a rear disc brake.
Inside, there’s a touchscreen that allows you to set the climate control, navigation and infotainment settings.
All of this is paired with a large infotonic screen with infotronics.
I was surprised by how much more comfortable the Corolla was when compared to the outgoing model.
And there’s the big, red brake calipers that come standard with the new Corolla.
Despite being priced a bit high, Toyota says the new version is a more comfortable ride than the old model.