TOYOTA Corolla Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 7
First production year: 2007
Engines: Gasoline, Hybrid, Diesel
Body style: Hatchback

2019 - Present

Being the 12th generation sometimes is good, especially when your name is Corolla and you are the best selling car in the world if we don't take into account Ford F-series, which is a pickup-truck. The Corolla is now quieter, safer and cleaner than before. It even ditches the diesel engines! The Japanese also ditched the Auris badge for the hatchback. They say to not judge a book by its ...

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gasoline engines:

  TOYOTA Corolla EU 1.6L VVT-i 6MT (132 HP)

  TOYOTA Corolla EU 1.6L VVT-i Multidrive S (132 HP)

hybrid engines:

  TOYOTA Corolla EU 1.8L VVT-i (122 HP)

2016 - 2018

The Corolla was one of the best selling vehicles in the world since the nameplate's launch in 1966. In 2012, Toyota introduced the eleventh generation, which refreshed in 2016 for the U.S. market. Toyota released the facelift for their home-market in April 2015, but it took them another two years to reach U.S. soil. In 2017, the compact sedan was already the best-selling vehicle in its c...

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gasoline engines:

  TOYOTA Corolla US 1.8L 6MT (132 HP)

  TOYOTA Corolla US 1.8L CVT (132 HP)

2016 - 2019

Introduced in 1968, the Corolla succeeded in being one of the best-selling cars in the Toyota lineup. In 2016, it received a facelift for its eleventh generation. With dozens of millions of cars sold worldwide, the Corolla was a huge success for the Japanese carmaker. But instead of selling it as a singular model, Toyota adapted it depending on the market. For the European version, for instan...

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2014 - Present

The Corolla was one of the most successful vehicles in the world with sales that went through the roof since its first introduction in 1966. The 2014 Altis was the European Corolla sedan. But with a different name, for the Asian market. The 11th generation of the Corolla, named Altis, was launched in Singapore in 2014. Unlike some bald-looking former generation, that one had a sportier look w...

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2013 - 2016

It was the most sold passenger car in the world and, by the time its eleventh generation was launched, it counted 40 million around the world. And the 2013 version added some more. In 2013 the Corolla was only the 3-box version, while the hatchback-sister was named Auris. The overall length of the vehicle was increased over the previous generation, but the overall height was decreased. The fr...

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2010 - 2013

Toyota brought a mid-life facelift to its tenth generation Corolla in May 2010. The successful C-segment sedan received a slightly restyled exterior and upgraded interior with improved quality finishes. For the exterior the front grille has been redesigned, along with the front and rear bumper, headlights and taillights. The interior received minor touches for a more sophisticated look, the stee...

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2007 - 2009

A new generation Toyota Corolla was officially introduced on October 10, 2006 in Japan while the US version of the car was presented on October 31, 2007 at the SEMA auto show held in Las Vegas. Similar to the previous generations, the Americans only got the sedan version of the car but, the Toyota Matrix, which is actually quite a popular car in US, is regarded as the hatchback version of Coroll...

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