2012 Toyota Corolla

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2012 Toyota Corolla
2012 Toyota Corolla
The Corolla was one of the pioneers of the modern compact-car segment. It proved to American customers--and American carmakers--that a small car need not be an unreliable, unpleasant tin can. It has thus, deservedly, been one of the most popular products in its segment for more than four decades. Unfortunately for Toyota, competitors have taken the Corolla's lessons to heart--many in just the last few years. And so, while the Corolla remains as good as ever, there are now several better, fresher options. The Corolla's 1.8-liter engine, for instance, relies on a four-speed automatic or a five-speed manual, whereas the Chevrolet Cruze and the Hyundai Elantra, among others, offer only six-speed transmissions. The interior is logically laid out and fits together well but doesn't come close to the materials quality and pizazz of the new Ford Focus. The Corolla did receive some enhancements last year--namely, restyled front and rear fascias--but it still feels like a considerably older car than the best competitors, because it is. Having noted all its shortcomings, we think that the Corolla is still worthy of consideration, simply because it's so dependable and well rounded. It's also an easy and comfortable car to drive--keeping in mind that it has never been intended for an enthusiast audience.
2013 Chevrolet Cruze Front Three Quarter View
Maintaining its momentum from last month, the Chevrolet Cruze has once again knocked the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic out of the way for compact car crown in September. Meanwhile, it's a tight race between the Volkswagen Jetta and Mazda3.
2014 Toyota Corolla Spied Front Three Quarter 2
Toyota already sold roughly 175,366 Corolla's in the first seven months of 2012, but that volume isn’t , stopping the company from prepping an all-new model for a 2013 debut. Lucky for us, our spy photographer caught the 2014 Corolla out testing on U.S. soil.
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It may have taken 76 years and 11 months, but Japanese automotive juggernaut Toyota has produced over 200 million vehicles worldwide.
2013 Toyota Tacoma Front Side View
Official pricing on a number of Toyotas and Scions has just been released. The 2013 Toyota Sienna, Tacoma, Corolla, Matrix have revised pricing, as well as the 2013 Scion iQ and xD hatchbacks.
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In the high-volume compact car segment, the 2012 Toyota Corolla pulled ahead of the pack with 24,804 units sold last month. Just a few hundred units shy of the Corolla was the 2012 Honda Civic, which found its way home to 24,423 customers during April. Prior to the 2011 Japanese disaster, the Corolla and Civic had long dominated the 1-2 spots in the rankings, though it’s too early to say how long they can hold on.

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2012 Toyota Corolla
2012 Toyota Corolla
L FWD 4-Dr Sedan I4
27 MPG City | 34 MPG Hwy
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L FWD 4-Dr Sedan I4
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2012 Toyota Corolla
2012 Toyota Corolla
L FWD 4-Dr Sedan I4
132hp
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2012 Toyota Corolla Specifications

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Engine
1.8L I4Engine
Fuel economy City:
27 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
34 MPG
Horsepower:
132 hp @ 6000rpm
Torque:
128 ft lb of torque @ 4400rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control (optional)
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer Rear (optional)
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential (optional)
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)
Vehicle
36,000 miles / 36 months
Powertrain
60,000 miles / 60 months
Corrosion
Unlimited miles / 60 months
Roadside
25,000 miles / 24 months
Maintenance
25,000 miles / 24 months
Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:30
Component
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
Summary
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain models interspersed through model years 2009 through 2013 as follows: model year 2009-2012 Tacoma, 4Runner, Camry, Camry Hybrid, Prius, and RAV4; model year 2009-2010 Avalon, FJ Cruiser, and Highlander Hybrid; model year 2010-2013 model year Corolla, Sienna and Tundra; model year 2009-2013 Highlander and Venza; model year 2012 Prius V; and model year 2010-2012 Sequoia. During modification by SET to include accessories such as leather seat covers, seat heaters or headrest DVD systems, these vehicles may not have had the passenger seat occupant sensing system calibration tested. Without passing the calibration test, the occupant sensing system may not operate as designed.
Consequences
If the front passenger seat occupant sensing system is out of calibration, the front passenger airbags may not deploy or they may deploy inappropriately for the passenger's size and position. This could increase the risk of personal injury during the event of a vehicle crash necessitating airbag deployment.
Remedy
Southeast Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will test the sensitivity of the occupant detection sensors, and recalibrate them as necessary. The recall began on March 21, 2013. Owners may contact Southeast Toyota at 1-800-301-6859.
Potential Units Affected
3,235
Notes
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:30
Component
SEATS
Summary
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain models interspersed through model years 2009 through 2013 as follows: model year 2009-2012 Tacoma, 4Runner, Camry, Camry Hybrid, Prius, and RAV4; model year 2009-2010 Avalon, FJ Cruiser, and Highlander Hybrid; model year 2010-2013 model year Corolla, Sienna and Tundra; model year 2009-2013 Highlander and Venza; model year 2012 Prius V; and model year 2010-2012 Sequoia. During modification by SET to include accessories such as leather seat covers, seat heaters or headrest DVD systems, these vehicles may not have had the passenger seat occupant sensing system calibration tested. Without passing the calibration test, the occupant sensing system may not operate as designed.
Consequences
If the front passenger seat occupant sensing system is out of calibration, the front passenger airbags may not deploy or they may deploy inappropriately for the passenger's size and position. This could increase the risk of personal injury during the event of a vehicle crash necessitating airbag deployment.
Remedy
Southeast Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will test the sensitivity of the occupant detection sensors, and recalibrate them as necessary. The recall began on March 21, 2013. Owners may contact Southeast Toyota at 1-800-301-6859.
Potential Units Affected
3,235
Notes
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC


NHTSA Rating Front Driver
5
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
4
NHTSA Rating Front Side
5
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
5
NHTSA Rating Overall
4
NHTSA Rating Rollover
4
IIHS Front Moderate Overlap
Good
IIHS Overall Side Crash
Good
IIHS Best Pick
1
IIHS Rear Crash
Good
IIHS Roof Strength
Good

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