Without a doubt, Toyota remains the bestselling brand in the automobile industry today. With millions of various types of vehicles sold worldwide, including millions of their bestselling Corolla, it is hard to stay on the road without coming across one in few minutes. Just when we thought we had seen it all, Toyota came with another scintillating Corolla model in 2014, birthing the eleventh generation of the Corolla line in style.
While Toyota was always a strong seller in the automobile industry, more stylish, fuel-efficient and somewhat better-performing rivals in the compact sedan segment had outclassed previous-generation Corolla. Toyota needed to respond in 2014; and you bet they did that in an emphatic fashion with the release of the newly designed 2014 Toyota Corolla.
Here, we will take a look at this 2014 Toyota Corolla and consider how much it goes for in the mobile market.
Toyota Corolla 2014 Price in South Africa — Foreign Used (Tokunbo)
Presently, foreign used 2014 Toyota Corolla can be gotten for anything between R$187,200 and R$270,000 depending the trim, currency exchange rate at the period of purchase, custom charges and other related expenses.
For a compact unequivocally rated among the very best in the compact sedan line up to date, you would not expect anything less in terms of efficiency, overall functionality and of course, the price it’d go for in the market. Despite its relatively expensive price tag, the foreign used version of the 2014 Toyota Corolla remains readily available.
Prices of Locally Used 2014 Toyota Camry in South Africa
Estimating the exact price of a used vehicle can be quite difficult. These prices are usually dependent on established factors including the nature or purpose of sale, the mechanical and electrical condition of the vehicle at the time of purchase, the neatness of the interior and exterior, the condition of core parts of the vehicle and sometimes, the place and period of purchase. For instance, you wouldn’t expect a vehicle sold for personal reasons or emergency sale to be cheaper than other used vehicles sold because of commercial purposes.
The 2014 Toyota Corolla has a great second-hand value in the market. Thanks to the compact sedan’s reliability, toughness and excellent fuel consumption rate as well as lovely engine performance, the availability has increased in the local scene in South Africa. Presently, you can buy locally used 2003 Toyota Corolla for anything between R$126,000 – R$180,000 depending on the condition of the vehicle, neatness and condition surrounding the sale of the vehicle.
2014 Toyota Corolla: What’s New?
There is quite a long list of changes for Toyota 2014. The sedan marked the beginning of the eleventh generation of the sedan. The changes vary from the sedan’s exterior, its overall performance and functionality. Some of these changes include the wheelbase and overall length of the sedan being increased and change in styling and design.
One of the most notable improvement in terms of functionality is the fuel economy. The vehicle is designed in a way that the body is aerodynamically slipperier compared to prior models, and a CVT, which takes the place of a orthodox automatic transmission on some trims, is available for the very first time which greatly improves the fuel consumption of the sedan. In addition, there is a new fuel economy-focused trim level called the LE Eco. The LE Eco trim is equipped with a revised version of the typical Corolla’s 1.8-liter engine and earns the very best mpg numbers in its category, achieving an EPA joint rating of 35 mpg along with a highway rating of 42 mpg.
Another notable functional upgrade on the 2014 Corolla is the interior. The interior features roomier seating compared to prior models. Rear passengers particularly enjoy about 5 inches more hindmost legroom, which also makes it easier to fit rear-facing kid safety seats. The brand has also redesigned the instrument panel to impart a more modern feel. The interior also boasts higher-quality interior materials and included a few new features like the keyless ignition.
2014 Toyota Corolla Overview
The 2014 Toyota Corolla comes as a front wheel compact sedan that seats five. The sedan is available in four major trim levels including the L trim, LE trim, a newly introduced LE Eco trim and the sporty S trim S. All the trims are further offered in Plus and Premium sub-trims except the L trim.
The base L trim boasts of standard features including 15-inch steel wheels, LED headlights, power windows and mirrors, air-conditioning, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a height-adjustable driver seat, a 60/40-split-folding rear seat, Bluetooth phone connectivity, steering wheel audio regulators and a four-speaker sound system with a CD player, a USB/iPod interface and an auxiliary audio jack.
The standard LE trim boasts additional 16-inch steel wheels, heated mirrors, variable intermittent wipers, keyless entry, metallic cabin accents, cruise control, power door locks, automatic climate regulator, a rear-view camera, six-speaker sound system with an easy to use 6-inch touchscreen display, and Bluetooth audio connectivity and phonebook download capability.
The newly introduced LE Eco comprises the main LE features and boasts more specific engine and transmission tuning, low-rolling-resistance tires, a rear spoiler and enhanced aerodynamics. The Plus sub-trim features alloy wheels, fog lights, chrome beltline trim and an Eco driving mode, while the LE Eco Premium sub-trim boasts premium vinyl upholstery.
The sporty S boasts basic LE features and adds more features including a chrome grille frame, front sport seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and advanced instrumentation.
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