2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid at Stampede Toyota in Calgary, Alberta

From its debut in 1966, to becoming the best selling car in the world in 1974—and the best-selling nameplate of all time worldwide in 1997—the Corolla continues to be one of the most popular Toyota models on the road to this day. While Toyota could certainly rest on its well-decorated laurels, they’ve instead decided to make this classic compact family sedan even more advanced and efficient: enter the 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid. To celebrate over 50 years on the road, this hybrid sedan provides plenty of pep and fuel economy to make it an extremely smart purchase. Read on and learn more from Calgary’s premier destination for all things automotive: Stampede Toyota!

Design

The 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid maintains the sporty style of the mainline Corolla, thanks to sleek lines and chiselled features. A sports coupe spirit lurks just beneath the exterior of the Corolla Hybrid, which is actually a smart family sedan—evidenced by its generous interior space and interior amenities like heated front seats and a 60/40, foldable rear bench seat, or the available heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, rear seats, or 8-way Power Adjustable driver’s seat. Bi-Beam LED Headlamps and LED Daytime Running Lights help add extra safety to the already well-equipped Corolla Hybrid’s standard Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 system, while the available Premium Package adds wireless charging, rear bumper protection, driver lumbar support, ambient lighting, Softex seats, and more. All that to say, just because the 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid is efficient and sporty doesn’t mean it can’t be luxurious too.

2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Dimensions

Exterior Dimensions2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid
Length (mm/in)4,630 / 182.3
Width (mm/in)1,780 / 70.1
Height (mm/in)1,435 / 56.5
Wheelbase (mm/in)2,700 / 106.3
Interior Dimensions2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid
Headroom (front) (mm/in)973 / 38.3
Headroom (rear) (mm/in)942 / 37.1
Legroom (front) (mm/in)1,074 / 42.3
Legroom (rear) (mm/in)1,051 / 41.4
Cargo Capacity (L/cu-ft)371 / 13.1
Seating Capacity5

Performance

Thanks to its hybrid powertrain, the 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid offers the same sporty performance along with even greater fuel economy—no matter how hard that is to imagine. A 1.8-litre DOHC 4-cylinder engine adds two electric motors/generators into the mix to offer up 121 horsepower along with instant access to serious torque. Combined with Toyota’s eCVT (Electronically Controlled continuously variable transmission) and it comes as no surprise that the 2021 Corolla Hybrid offers a fuel efficiency rating as low as 4.5 L/100 km. In fact, we’re talking award-winning fuel efficiency, being named the 2020 Green Car of the Year by Green Car Journal as well as the Most Fuel-Efficient Compact in its class by National Resources Canada (to name just a few of the awards the nameplate has won over the years).

2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Performance

EngineTransmissionHorsepowerFuel Efficiency
1.8L 4-cylinder DOHC 16-valveeCVT (Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission)121 hp4.5 L/100 km

Why Choose a Hybrid?

While the promise of excellent fuel economy might be enough for some, there are plenty more reasons as to why a hybrid is a smart choice—starting with its lower emissions. Add in the instant torque provided by the electric motor-components, and the 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid’s performance is even snappier than that of the Corolla. Unlike plug-in hybrids, the battery of the 2021 Corolla Hybrid will actually charge itself thanks to innovative technology like regenerative braking. Finally, the 2021 Corolla Hybrid was designed to require no additional maintenance than a normal, gas-powered vehicle. However, if that’s still not quite enough, you can rest assured that the accompanying 8-year (or 160,000 km) hybrid component warranty, along with the available 10-year (or 240,000 km) extended hybrid battery warranty, will ensure that your Corolla Hybrid is covered for a long, long time.

The Corolla has a long history of providing its drivers with sporty performance, smart style, and excellent efficiency. The 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid doesn’t stray from this formula, while adding a hybrid drivetrain that helps take this compact sedan into new territory when it comes to fuel efficiency and reduced emissions. To learn more about the benefits of hybrid and electric technology, or to simply book a test drive in the 2021 Corolla Hybrid, use the form below and get in touch with Calgary’s favourite import vehicle dealership: Stampede Toyota!

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