When it comes to finding a new vehicle like the Toyota Corolla, you have a lot of options to choose from. For drivers from Lake Charles, LA, our team here at Lake Charles Toyota is here to help make the decision easier. With three different engine options to choose from, just what’s under the hood of the new Corolla?

Engine Options

  • 1.8L 4-cylinder hybrid engine: Hybrid LE
  • 2.0L 4-cylinder engine: Corolla SE
  • 1.8L 4-cylinder engine: Corolla XLE

Corolla Hybrid LE

The Corolla Hybrid LE is equipped with a 1.8L 4-cylinder engine that is paired with an electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission. It allows you to get up to 105 lb-ft of torque while also providing you with 121 horsepower.

Being the first Corolla Hybrid, it gets up to 52 mpg for combined gas mileage. Combine this with a range of drive modes, you can adjust the performance based on your driving needs. When you need a more responsive throttle, for example, you can simply press the Corolla Hybrid’s Hybrid Power Mode.

Corolla SE

When you need additional performance out of your Corolla, the 2.0L Dynamic Force Engine 4-cylinder engine to give you up to 169 horsepower and up to 151 lb-ft of torque. It’s paired with an Intelligent Manual Transmission that allows for improved fuel economy while also reducing transmission shock when you’re downshifting.

The Dynamic Force engine can also be paired with the Dynamic Shift-CVT for added efficiency. The Corolla SE is designed to get up to 29 mpg in the city while getting a more impressive 36 mpg on the highway for added efficiency.

Corolla XLE

The Corolla XLE gets equipped with a 1.8L 4-cylinder engine that’s paired with a Continuously Variable Transmission that has features such as Shift Mode and intelligence. You can equip your Corolla with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters when you need added control over shifting.

You can simply touch a lever and shift between gears without your hands leaving the steering wheel. With the XLE you get up to 139 horsepower and up to 126 lb-ft of torque as well.

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