Toyota Corolla The Best Selling Compact Car In The World

Toyota Corolla is the best-selling compact car in the world, more than 30 million units sold from 1966 until now. Corolla is not only produced in Japan, but also in countries like the United States, Canada, South Africa, Thailand, UK, Turkey, and several other countries.

Corolla 4-cylinder gasoline engine in Japan and Europe and is also marketed by diesel engines. Body shape is the most common Corolla 4-door sedan. Another body of available models is Station Wagon, and 3 and 5-door hatchback. Form Coupe sports model 2-door ever produced from 1970 to 1999 under the name Corolla Levin and Sprinter Trueno. In the 1980s, Levin and Trueno is also available in the form of 3-door Liftback.

Corolla is the main competitor is the Honda Civic, Nissan Sunny or Sentra, Mitsubishi Lancer, Mazda 323 which was later replaced by the Mazda3 and Subaru Impreza.

First generation (1966-1970)

Simple small cars 1100 cc engine 2K KE10 coded for Sedan, Coupe 15th for, or for KE16 Wagon.

Outside Japan, the first country to get a Corolla is Australia. Corolla was first marketed in the United States in 1968.

Facelift model who attended in 1969 3K 1200 cc engine was coded to KE11 Sedan, 18th to 17th for the Sprinter Wagon and Coupe.

Second Generation (1971-1974)

Corolla 20-series is larger than its predecessor. This is a model of Toyota's worldwide success. Machines used are 3K (1200 cc), 3K-B (1200 cc engine with 2 carburetors), T (1400 cc), 2T (1600 cc), and 2T-G (1600 cc DOHC) highly capable.

In 1972 introduced a sports model Corolla Levin and Sprinter Trueno. Corolla Levin won the Press on Regardless Rally in America, and the 1000 Lakes Rally in Finland.

Third Generation (1975-1979)

Fuel crisis in 1974 made most people in America moved from the big-engined American cars to small cars that are economical. This makes the Corolla successfully sold in large numbers. Corolla Sedan, Hardtop and Wagon-based 30-series, Sprinter Sedan 40-series. Corolla and Sprinter Liftback Sports Coupe and based 50-series. All models use engines with low emissions, Toyota Total Clean (TTC), 60-series, this model is only sold in Japan.

Fourth Generation (1980-1984)

This is the last Corolla for all models are rear wheel. In Japan many variants and forms. There are 2 and 4-door Sedan, Hardtop, Coupe, Liftback, Station Wagon, and Van. Machines are available is 1300 cc 4K, 5K 1500 cc, 1600 cc 2T and 2T-G (DOHC). Models in America 2T-C engine (1600 cc) and 3T-C (1800 cc) with benthic body 2-door Sedan, 4 door, coupe, hardtop, Liftback and Wagon. Existing body of a car company in California which makes the Corolla convertible with a canvas roof that can open the Corolla-based hardtop.

Fifth Generation (1983-1987)

Just a sport model Corolla Levin and Sprinter Trueno the rear wheel, a model that other front-wheel drive. Sprinter Trueno sold in America as the Corolla SR5 and GT-S. AE86 is the code for the Levin and Trueno engined high capability 4A-GE (1600 cc DOHC), the GT, GT-S, GT-V, and APEX. AE86 is very popular with Hachiroku designation, which comes from Japanese, hachi = 8, and roku = 6.

For the Australian market, the Corolla is sold in the form of Sedan, Hatchback, Liftback, called SECA, and the Sport model named Sprinter.

Sixth Generation (1988-1992)

Starting generation is mostly already engined Twin Cam Corolla 4A-F (narrow head) or 4A-G (head width) with a carburetor or injection. 1300 cc petrol engine with carburetor and diesel engines mounted on a cheaper version of the Corolla Sedan and Station Wagon and Van. Corolla Sedan is also made in a luxury version of the SE Asia Limited for the almost the same as the LE in America. American version of the Corolla has a bumper that is longer than the versions for other regions, and red indicator lights on the rear fenders. The sporty Corolla GTi with 4A-GE engines built in the form Hatchback, Sedan and Liftback.

In Japan, a sports coupe model Corolla Levin and Sprinter Trueno anyone use 4A-GZE engine with a supercharger. Corolla Coupe for America is actually a Sprinter Trueno with retractable headlights. Available in 2 options are SR5 and GT-S.

Corolla All-Trac Wagon that has a body different from ordinary wagon based on the Sprinter Carib in Japan. Car coded AE95 Corolla is the sixth generation of the first model sold in Australia in 1988. Corolla AE90 and AE92 in the form of Sedan, Hatchback and Liftback AE92 Seca called new present in 1989.

Facelift model with the grille, bumpers, and taillights were launched in Japan in 1989, for export in 1990, and in the U.S. for model year 1991.

Seventh Generation (1992-1997)

Launched in Japan in mid-1991 with 1300 cc engine 4E, 5E 1500 cc, 1600 cc 4A, and 2000 cc diesel 2C. Sedan and Coupe models manufactured until 1995, while the Station Wagon and Van models still made until 2000.

Called the Great Corolla in Indonesia with the SE model of 1300 cc and 1600 cc SE-G. Replaced by 1.6 SE 1.3 SE in 1994.

The new model for 1993 in the U.S. with the Standard Model, DX, and LE Sedan, as well as the DX Station Wagon. Standard model 4A-FE engine (1600 cc), DX and LE using a 7A-FE engine (1800 cc). For 1996, the American version of the Corolla gets a facelift and all the models in production in America. LE and Station Wagon models are imported from Japan are not sold anymore. Corolla CE (Classic Edition) began to be marketed.

In Australia, this generation Corolla was launched in 1994, and produced locally. Corolla Sedan 1.6 model consists of CSI, 1.6 CSX, 1.8 CSX Conquest, and Ultima 1.8, while the Corolla Seca CSI hatchback is 1.6, 1.8 Conquest Seca, Seca RV and 1.8. Only one model that is imported from Japan Sprinter Corolla Liftback.

Eighth Generation (1995-2002)

For this generation Toyota Corolla made different for different regions. The Japanese version on sale in Japan in mid 1995, and some Asian countries, South America, and Africa in 1996. European version for Europe and Australia attended in 1997. The American version is only for USA and Canada for the new model year 1998. European version comes with a very different appearance with versions for other regions. European Corolla has a round-shaped headlamps.

Ninth Generation (2000-2006)

Dimension greater than the previous generation. There are two kinds of body for 4-door Sedan, which is the Japanese version is also sold in Europe and Australia, and the Corolla Altis is greater for East Asia and the Americas. Station Wagon model called the Corolla Fielder in Japan, and also exported to Australia and Europe.

In America, the Corolla Sedan trim levels sold in CE, S, LE, and XRS. CE, S, and LE engine 1ZZ-FE VVT-i, zrs use 2ZZ-GE engine VVTL-i. Corolla Matrix crossover shaped Wagon / SUV made just for Americans.

In Europe, the Corolla Hatchback 3 and 5 door is more popular than the Sedan and Wagon. There are also highly capable Hatchback T-Sport 2ZZ-GE engine.

Corolla 5-door hatchback sold in Australia under the name Corolla Seca, and is available in a version of Ascent, Ascent Sport, Conquest, Levin, and the Sportivo. Levin is a version of the luxurious and sporty with a body kit, not a coupe like the previous Levin. Sportivo is a highly capable models are the same as the T-Sport. Corolla Sedan in Australia marketed in versions Ascent, Conquest, and Ultima.

Tenth Generation (2006-Present)

Latest Corolla sedan called the Corolla Axio, Corolla Fielder station wagon and was launched in Japan in late 2006. Auris Hatchback model named, and the more exclusive is the Blade. Axio, Fielder, Auris engine and 1.5-liter VVT-i 1NZ-FE, or a new engine 1.8-liter Dual VVT-i 2ZR-FE. Blade uses engine VVT-i 2.4 liter 2AZ-FE.

Corolla for 2009 model year U.S. market began early in 2008 with the Standard model (the cheapest), LE (medium), S (sporty), XLE (luxury), and XRS (highly capable sport). Corolla XRS using 2400 cc engine, while the other model of 1800 cc.

For the market in major European countries, the Auris replaced the Corolla. Shaped Auris Hatchback 3 and 5 door. Machines used were 1.4 and 1.6 liter petrol and 2.0 and 2.2 liter common rail diesel. T180 is the most expensive version of the 2.2-liter diesel engine. Corolla Sedan only marketed in Ireland and some European countries only.

In Australia, both sedan and hatchback models still use the name Corolla. Corolla Sedan trim levels for the same as the previous generation. Corolla Hatchback Australian version with Auris, and trim levels are available in Ascent, Conquest, Sportivo SX, and Sportivo ZR.


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