Toyota Corolla 2.0 VVT-i Hybrid Icon 5dr CVT Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

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  • Toyota Corolla 2022 front right cornering
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RRP £28,640What Car? Target Price£26,979
Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors

All things considered, the Toyota Corolla is a brilliant family car. It's comfortable, well made, well equipped and remarkably frugal in real-world driving. True, rear passenger space is decidedly below par, but as long as that flaw isn’t a dealbreaker for you, it's a fantastic buy.

Entry-level Icon trim gets you dusk-sensing LED headlights, power-folding door mirrors, traffic-sign recognition, adaptive cruise control, a 10.5in touchscreen, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, keyless start, a rear-view camera, dual-zone climate control and 16in alloy wheels. It's worth upgrading to Icon Tech if you can, though.

In many ways, this is the best version of the Corolla, because its 177bhp 2.0-litre hybrid is much punchier and responds far more eagerly when you squeeze its accelerator pedal. However, it's a pity you end up with a much smaller boot than the 1.8-litre hybrid.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Electric Hybrid
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

57.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

313

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

111

g/km