New Toyota Corolla Touring Sports review

Category: Estate car

Section: Interior

Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 interior dashboard
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 front left tracking
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 rear left tracking
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 interior dashboard
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 interior rear seats
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 interior front seats
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 interior infotainment
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 front cornering
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 right tracking
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 rear left tracking
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 front cornering
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 front static
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 rear static
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 above static
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 alloy wheel detail
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 interior driver display
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 boot open
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 front left tracking
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 rear left tracking
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 interior dashboard
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 interior rear seats
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 interior front seats
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 interior infotainment
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 front cornering
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 right tracking
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 rear left tracking
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 front cornering
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 front static
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 rear static
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 above static
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 alloy wheel detail
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 interior driver display
  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 boot open
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In this section:
  • Driving position and dashboard
  • Visibility, parking sensors and cameras
  • Sat nav and infotainment
  • Quality

Interior

The interior layout, fit and finish

Driving position and dashboard

The driver's seat in the Toyota Corolla Touring Sports offers a decent amount of support and a reasonably generous range of movement – including height and powered lumbar adjustment on all trims. You shouldn't have any problems getting comfy.

There are annoyances, though. Most cars have a wheel that allows you to fine-tune the angle of the backrest, whereas the Corolla has a lever that offers a limited number of angles. The steering wheel adjusts for reach and height, but its extension in and out isn't as extensive as in some rivals, including the Ford Focus Estate. If you’re hoping for a loftier driving position from the more rugged Trek version, forget it – it perches you just 20mm higher up than the regular Touring Sports.

Relatively chunky rear pillars mean over-the-shoulder visibility isn’t as good as you’ll find in the Skoda Octavia Estate but that doesn’t present too much of a problem because every version comes with a rear-view camera. There are also front and rear parking sensors on all but entry-level Icon models.

Powerful LED headlights are fitted as standard across the range and are a boon at night. In most rivals, you’ll either need to pay extra or upgrade to a posh trim level for comparable technology.

Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2022 interior dashboard

Sat nav and infotainment

Let’s start with the positives. The Corolla Touring Sports' 10.5in touchscreen is positioned high up on the dashboard, making it easy at a glance. It also responds relatively quickly when you press it.

New car deals
Save up to £1,269
Target Price from £29,895
Save up to £1,269
or from £353pm
Swipe to see used and leasing deals
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Leasing deals
From £382pm