August 29, 2019
If you’re looking for a stylish new hybrid taxi, the Toyota Corolla is an excellent choice. Recently voted ‘Most Affordable Hybrid’ by Auto Express, the Corolla is quiet on the road, extremely comfortable and great for city driving. It also has a classier look with a streamlined body, smart automatic headlights and 16” 10-spoke alloy wheels.
Auto Express Affordable Hybrid of the Year
Comfortable and Efficient
The bonnet of the Corolla has been lowered to help visibility, and both the seat and steering wheel adjust to find the perfect driving position. Heated driver and passenger seats come as standard and the driver’s seat has power adjusted lumber support.
It’s enjoyable to drive, and thanks to the electric help of the hybrid engine it is very quiet and relaxing at higher speeds.
The 1.8 VVTi hybrid engine keeps emissions low and delivers superb performance combined with impressive fuel savings – you can expect over 60* mpg! The hybrid system is good enough to enable full-electric mode for half of your urban mileage, meaning you’ll use no fuel when the battery takes over from the petrol engine.
* Combined Max WLTP
Inside, you’ll be pleased by the quality and feel with soft touch materials around the cabin. The entry level ‘Icon’ model is fully equipped with intelligent adaptive cruise control, dual zone auto air conditioning and a DAB Radio. The Corolla comes complete with Toyota’s Touch®2 multimedia system with a 7″ colour display and Bluetooth® connectivity.
Another key advantage with this great hybrid is its interior space. Both the Saloon and the Touring Sports estate have been built on the same platform, which means legroom and knee-room are abundant both in the front and for passengers in the back. For maximum space in the rear choose the Estate model providing more headroom for your passengers.
When it comes to luggage space, the Toyota Corolla Saloon Hybrid boasts 471 litres in boot capacity, a noticeable increase from the 361 litres offered from the hatchback and will easily hold a couple of suitcases and a pair of weekend bags. Better still, with the Touring Sports estate model you can easily fit four cases and two hand luggage bags due to its with its 581 litres boot capacity.
Toyota Safety Sense
The Toyota Corolla Hybrid comes with a 100,000-mile/five-year warranty, offering great peace of mind. Toyota’s Safety Sense bundle comes as standard across all models and is packed with technology designed to reduce the prospect of a crash. Features include auto emergency braking, adaptive cruise control and lane-keep assist, helping to create a safer driving environment for you and your passengers.