How the 2016 Corolla Stacks Up Against the Competition


2016 Toyota Corolla Mt Pleasant

The 2016 Toyota Corolla continues to help Toyota be a leader in the compact sedan market. The 2016 Toyota Corolla continues to outshine its three major competitors: the Honda Civic, Chevrolet Cruze, and Ford Focus.

Value of the 2016 Corolla

When it comes to value, the Toyota Corolla stacks up well against its close competitors. Not only does the Toyota Corolla beat most competitors when it comes to MSRP, Toyota Models also retain more value for the life of the vehicle than other leading brands. This means that you are saving money on your payments, but also retaining a lot of the initial value of the vehicle. This is very important if you plan on ever selling or trading in your vehicle in the future. It can save you money now and on your next car purchase!

Corolla Fuel Economy

Toyota has always been the brand to turn to if you want a vehicle that is going to bring you great gas mileage and more eco-friendly features. This has been proven by the large line of Hybrid vehicles that Toyota offers, along with the great gas mileage that non-hybrid Toyota’s offer. The 2016 Corolla stands true to the great Fuel Economy standards of the Toyota brand and leaves the competition in the dust when you look at the 2016 Toyota Corolla LE Eco Trim. While all 2016 Toyota Corolla’s bring you amazing fuel econemy for its class, the LE Eco trim brings an astonishing 42* estimated hwy MPG to the streets of Texas. When you compare the base models for each vehicle you will notice that the Honda Civic and Chevy Cruze have a slight advantage on fuel economy on the base trims, but with their higher MSRP it would take nearly 14 years of driving to make up the costs difference due to fuel economy. This brings you back to the fact that when you look at overall value, the 2016 Toyota Corolla is the clear winner.

Toyota Corolla Safety Controls

When it comes to technological safety features, the competition is left behind the Corolla. While all four cars compared come standard with Bluetooth hands free telephone access the safety steering wheel audio controls are only offered on Corolla, Civic and Focus as standard options. The Cruze does not offer this safety feature. Toyota’s advantage is its includes these features as standard. Toyota does not skimp when it comes to safety. The 2016 Corolla also comes with Eight Standard Air Bags, Hill Start Assist Control, ToyotaCare featuring a no cost maintenance plan with roadside assistance, and the Star Safety System that includes a wide variety of active and passive safety features.

The 2016 Corolla has a lot of value packed into it as standard options for a very economical price when compared with the Civic, Focus and Cruze. If you are ready to see what makes the 2016 Toyota Corolla stand out above the competition, visit Everett Toyota for a test drive today!

*Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.