Whether you drive a Toyota Corolla or another type of sedan, now is the time to upgrade to a Corolla hatchback. This stylish and functional model boasts the impressive features of one of the best-selling vehicles of all time, along with extra cargo space and a shape that makes it perfect for any adventure on your agenda.
You may think that you have to give up fuel economy when you make the switch to a hatchback version of the Corolla, but the 2019 Corolla Hatchback is incredibly efficient. With the manual transmission, fuel economy estimates from the EPA come in at 28 mpg in the city, 37 mpg on the highway, and 31 mpg combined.
Choose the model with the continuously variable transmission to get even better fuel efficiency: 32 mpg in the city, 42 mpg on the highway, and 36 mpg combined. When compared to the sedan version of the Corolla, you’ll quickly see that these numbers are very competitive, making the hatchback a solid choice for commuters and eco-minded drivers.
The newer Corolla models have an larger interior that offers more legroom for the driver and passengers. With the hatchback, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find that there is plenty of space for everyone seated in the vehicle. Front passengers have 38.4 inches of headroom, nearly 54 inches of shoulder room, and 42 inches of legroom. Those in the backseat will feel comfortable with 37.6 inches of headroom, 54.5 inches of shoulder room, and nearly 30 inches of legroom. The cargo area measures in at 17.8 cubic feet.
From the outside, the 2019 Corolla Hatchback looks great. All models come equipped with LED daytime running lights, taillights, and automatic headlights, while the base SE trim has a dark gray front grille, heated side mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators, and 16-inch wheels. Choose the top XSE to get 18-inch alloy wheels, foglights, and chrome exterior elements.
High-End Comfort and Tech
When you climb into the 2019 Corolla Hatchback, you’ll find standard cabin features like a 4.2-inch display screen, sporty seats with cloth upholstery, manually adjustable front seats, a leather-trimmed steering wheel, and a six-speaker audio system with Siri Eyes Free voice controls. You’ll also get an 8-inch touch screen, Bluetooth connectivity, and a USB port. Stepping up to the XSE adds more features, like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration; an upgraded version of Entune, Toyota’s infotainment system; advanced voice recognition capabilities; heated and leather-trimmed front seats; and dual-zone automatic climate control with rear vents.
The Corolla Hatchback also boasts an impressive suite of safety features. Every model has Toyota’s Safety Sense package, which comes with a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, lane departure warning with steering assist, full-speed range dynamic cruise control, and automatic high beams. The XSE also has blind spot monitoring.
You have to experience these features for yourself. Stop by Weiss Toyota Scion of South County today to take the new 2019 Corolla Hatchback for a test drive.
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