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Toyota Corolla 2011: A Canadian manufacturing

Always a great value after 40 years of excellence, the Canadian-built Toyota Corolla now offers a refreshed styling, enhanced safety systems as well as new standard equipment and option packages

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Refreshed significant way for the 2011 model year, the Toyota Corolla up once again the bar for safety, style, performance, driving pleasure, energy efficiency and proven value. In addition to the external benefit a sportier style, Canadian drivers will also enjoy the peace of mind that their increased security system will provide the Toyota Star, now on every 2011 Toyota series, including the Corolla.

 "The Corolla remains one of the vehicles that inspires confidence and are the most popular, since it is sold more than 1 million in Canada over the last 40 years. For 2011, the Corolla provides Canadians with more of what they love. It receives more than 300 new parts, which represents a significant revision since our last transformation of the model it had added 1,000 new parts, "noted Warren Orton, Director at Toyota Canada Inc." Every Corolla sold in Canada are made Canada, and 80% of Corolla sold in Canada for the last 20 years are still on the road today, which is an obvious proof of quality and reliability of the model. "

Receiving from the series Star Safety System, Corolla 2011 brings a peace of mind additional Canadian motorists. The 2011 Corolla is available in four models have front-wheel drive, offers a choice between two engines and manual or automatic boxes in addition to receiving new security systems, new convenience features and new options packages; there is more than ever a Corolla for every Canadian motorist.

Highlights for 2011

    * All models are standard equipped with the Star Safety System Toyota which consists of a control system of the vehicle stability (VSC), a Traction Control (TRAC), an anti-lock brake system (ABS) with electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist and the Smart Stop Technology Toyota;

    * All models feature a refreshed thanks headlights, rear lights, grille, bumpers front and rear and a trunk lid redraw appearance;

    * The Corolla S and XRS receive a new steering wheel is flattened base, an audio system with a screen vacuum fluorescent (VFD), integrated XM satellite radio, USB audio input and Bluetooth capability, a new instrument cluster and indicators with chrome rings;

    * The Corolla LE and S receive the redesigned 16-inch wheels;

    * In addition to the redesigned 16-inch wheels, the Corolla LE receive new sill plates and two new options packages that add him new equipment for comfort and convenience, including heated seats upholstered;

    * Two new exterior colors: sand and blue metallized end metallized water.

Each Corolla is generously equipped systems of active and passive safety:

    * All models receive 2011 Toyota Corolla series of the Star Safety System. This integration of active safety systems is to protect the occupants role in helping the driver avoid accidents. The Star Safety System includes the control system of the vehicle stability (VSC), 1 Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock brake system (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD), the system Brake Assist (BA) 2 and Smart Stop (SST) 3 technology.

    * The Corolla is designed to absorb the energy of a collision and disperse throughout the body structure, especially thanks to controlled deformation zones front and rear. Of reinforcements in the doors installed at the height of the waistline help to absorb the impact load, which in the case of a side collision is transmitted to the underbody.

    * All Corolla series are equipped with six airbags: advanced front cushions, cushions front seat-mounted side curtain airbags and front and rear. Tensioning devices are responsible for retract the seat belts at the time of a frontal collision and load limiters two phases help to reduce the force that the seat belt applies to the chest of the occupant. The front seats receive active head restraint. If the vehicle experiences a rear collision severe enough, the mechanism operates cable assets headrest moves it upward and forward to limit the movement of the head of the occupant. The Corolla also receives a steering column energy absorption.

Power and Performance

Canadian drivers have the choice between two motors according to the performance they desire or energy efficiency they need.

Toyota Corolla CE, Corolla LE and Corolla S are powered by a powerful yet efficient 4-cylinder engine 1.8-liter with dual distribution system has variable valve timing with intelligence (Dual VVT-i) that produces up to 132 horsepower and 128 lb -ft of torque.

For even more fun to drive, the Corolla XRS receives a cylinder 4 2.4L with distribution system has variable valve timing with intelligence (VVT-i) that produces up to 158 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque.

The Toyota engineers have designed both engines for performance and energy efficiency by using devices such as direct ignition system (DIS) and intelligent electronic system control throttle (ETCS-i).

According to the model, three gearboxes are offered: A 5-speed manual transmission with overdrive. A 4-speed automatic transmission and a 5-speed automatic transmission has both electronic control (ECT) with overdrive (box 5 speed also receives a lever multimode sequential speeds). Here is the list of gearboxes available by model and estimated consumption (city / highway / combined) associated to them:

    * Corolla, Corolla S :: 4 cyl. 1.8L Manual 5 speed :: :: 6.6 L / 100 km

    * Corolla, Corolla S, Corolla LE :: 4 cyl. 1.8L Automatic ECT 4 ::

      Reports :: 6.8 L / 100 km

    * Corolla XRS :: 4 cyl. 2.4L Manual 5 speed :: :: 8.2 L / 100 km

    * Corolla XRS :: 4 cyl. 2.4L 5-speed ECT :: Automatic :: 8.1 L / 100 km

All models Corolla reported an emission Tier 2 Bin 5.

Handling and control

Is what we can have fun to drive a compact sedan? Absolutely, especially when Sophisticated engineering and advanced technology combine to produce an exhilarating experience.

Each Corolla is equipped with an electric power steering light and precise works thanks to a compact motor, a gear reduction mechanism and a torque sensor integrated in the steering column. The system varies the degree of assistance according to engine speed and vehicle speed. It thus produces a "weight" and appropriate reactions at high speed and low speed allows minimal effort. The electric power steering system parasite less engine power than hydraulic system, thus helps reduce consumption. It is also more eco-responsible because it does not use hydraulic oil.

Car smooth ride, the Corolla is built on a body structure resistant than high resistance steel, gussets and crossmembers make very rigid while retaining low weight. The compact and rigid front suspension uses MacPherson struts L-arm and a stabilizer bar. At the rear, the Corolla receives a torsion beam suspension with helical springs over shocks which has the advantage of being compact while providing good handling and comfort. As for the Corolla XRS, she receives a stiffening bar turrets front fenders and rear suspension sport.

Exterior Design

Created in collaboration with styling studios in Turin, Italy, the lines of a Corolla PRESENT athletic profile. Bumpers front and rear, radiator grille, the lower grille, headlamps, trunk lid, rear trim plate, the rear lights and reflectors combined have been redesigned for 2011. Corolla provides room for five people and the ability of his chest 12.3 ft3 rivaling cars intermediate category. The sporty profile has been created by moving the A-pillar forward and the C-pillar to the rear, which improves aerodynamics and more and therefore energy efficiency.

Just above the grille honeycomb has dense cells, an intermediate layer anti-chipping was applied to minimize the damage inflicted by the debris from the road. The size of the exterior mirrors has been enhanced to improve the visibility to the rear. The body kit that comes standard on the S model adds an athletic look while also improving its aerodynamics. This kit consists of front skirts, side and rear and a rear spoiler. On all models, covers under the engine to optimize the management of airflow under the car.

Interior Design

The interior of the 2011 Corolla presents many new aesthetic touches that enhance its distinctive style. A new color and a new design of seats enhances the contemporary look of the Corolla, while the instrument cluster Corolla S and XRS has been redesigned to make it more readable. The color of the top of the dashboard and door top trim was changed, which adds to the sophisticated look of the interior. On Corolla S and XRS, a redesigned steering wheel creates a sporty look.

The front seats and the driving position of the Corolla now agree has a more extensive range of conductor sizes. On all models, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel series makes it easier for very tall drivers to find a comfortable position.

The screen multifunction displays a diversity of information, including outside temperature, punctual consumption, average fuel consumption, average speed and distance traveled.

The back seat of the Corolla can accommodate three adults in comfort. Designers pays close attention to the routing of exhaust system in order to create a nearly flat floor that adds to the comfort of the middle seat.

A diversity of storage space easy to reach and use contribute to make the interior of the Corolla extremely practical. There including lateral compartments central block, a compartment above the glove box, map pockets in the front and rear doors that can securely hold bottles of 500 mL, a central block with large capacity main compartment and smaller compartment for accessories and a rear center armrest with cupholders integrated.

Generous set of features for comfort and convenience, choice option group

Each 2011 Corolla offers a wealth of facilities and comfort convenience. All models receive: Audio System with CD player has MP3/WMA capability, auxiliary audio input, title display, digital signal processor and more; air purifier and heater ducts rear seats; Rear seat 60/40 split-folding; Instrument cluster with tachometer, external temperature indicator and digital watch; Column tilt and telescopic; two mirrors visor; tinted glasses; plenty of interior storage, including cubbies farms to portieres, boxes of lower and upper gloves, retractable hooks for clothes and purses, storage compartments in the center stack, integrated bottle holders in the front and the back , coin holder driver, pockets in the doors, lateral storage compartments in the trunk, cup holders in the front and the back; outlet 12 volt accessory; Heated exterior mirrors and a remote assisted folding, and more.

2011 Toyota Corolla CE

Toyota Corolla CE receives an audio system with four speakers, 15-inch wheels steel mud flaps front and rear, wiper has intermittent scanning and more. Novelty for 2011, the EC is endowed as part of the security system of the Toyota Star VSC system and cruise traction.

    * The Corolla is available with Option Group Improves, which adds air conditioning, power door locks with keyless entry, system monitoring tire pressure, and more.

    * The Corolla is also available with Convenience Package improves, which adds to the equipment group improves power windows with driver side auto down and cruise control.

2011 Toyota Corolla LE

The new features of the 2011 Corolla LE includes 16-inch wheels alloy redesigned aluminum and sill plates. In addition, two new option packages have been created for 2011: Improves and Premium.

In addition, the 2011 Toyota Corolla LE receives a six audio speakers system, the power door locks with keyless entry and protection against forgetting key, interior woodgrain trim, dials mouths CHROME ventilation, a pocket to the back of the front passenger seat, a cruise control, a system for monitoring tire pressure, mud flaps front and rear, wiper has intermittent adjustable, fog lights and more.

    * It is possible to control the Corolla LE with Improves group, which adds steering wheel audio controls, Bluetooth capability, integrated XM satellite radio, driver's seat has eight-way power adjustable and heated seats upholstered before.

    * The Corolla LE is also available with Premium Package, which adds to the equipment group Enhances Smart Key system with pushbutton startup has Toyota, a moonroof has assisted control, an automatic control system of temperature and overhead console.

2011 Toyota Corolla S

ADDED features to the 2011 Corolla S include: Audio System VFD has 6 speakers with integrated XM satellite radio, USB audio input and Bluetooth capability, chrome rings around the indicators, new steering wheel flattened base and new wheels 16-inch aluminum alloy.

In addition, sports Toyota Corolla S 2011 receives audio controls steering wheel, front sport seats covered sports fabric, a leather steering wheel, air conditioning, the door locks with keyless entry system and protection against the 'forgetting century, plates exclusive threshold dials chrome aeration vents, a cruise control, a system for monitoring tire pressure, a full skirt, black contours headlights, a rear spoiler , wiper has intermittent adjustable, fog lights and more.

    * It is possible to control the Corolla S with transparent roof panel group, which adds a moonroof and an overhead console.

    * The Corolla S is more available with Leather and transparent roof panel, which adds to the equipment panel group transparent roof surfaces leather seats and heated front seats.

Toyota Corolla XRS 2011

ADDED features to the 2011 Corolla XRS include: Audio System VFD has 6 speakers with integrated XM satellite radio, USB audio input and Bluetooth capability, chrome rings around the indicators and a new steering wheel flattened base.

In addition, the very athletic Toyota Corolla XRS 2011 receives a generous set of equipment, including steering wheel audio controls, front sport seats covered sports fabric, a leather steering wheel, air conditioning, the door locks with system Keyless Home and protection against forgetting key, trim metal dash, XRS scuff plates, an overhead console, dials vents with chrome, a cruise control, wheels 17-inch aluminum alloy with bolts, a system for monitoring tire pressure, a full skirt, a moonroof has assisted command with sunshade, contours of black lights, a rear spoiler, wiper has intermittent adjustable, fog lights and more.

    * It is possible to equip the Corolla XRS Leather, that adds surfaces leather seats and heated front seats group.

Price and availability:

The 2011 Toyota Corolla will go on sale at Toyota Dealers across Canada in early January 2011; Prices will be announced closer to launch.

About Toyota Canada Inc.

Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of cars, trucks and Toyota, Lexus and Scion SUVs as the Toyota industrial equipment. TCI is headquartered in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centers in Toronto and Vancouver.

1-The control system of the vehicle stability (VSC) is an electronic system designed to help the driver maintain vehicle control under adverse conditions. It is not a substitute for safe driving practices. Factors including speed, road condition and the actions of the driver steering input can all affect the effectiveness of the VSC prevent a loss of control of the vehicle.

2-The system Brake Assist is designed to help the driver take full advantage of the benefits of anti-lock brake system (ABS). It is not a substitute for safe driving practices. The effectiveness of braking depends also on the level of maintenance of the brake system, the condition of the tires and the condition of the road.

3-The Smart Stop Technology operates only in certain cases of simultaneous application of brake pedals and accelerator. When engaged, the system reduces engine power to help the brakes stop the vehicle. Factors such as speed, road condition and driver input can all impact stopping distance. The smart stop technology can not replace a careful and attentive driving and does not guarantee instant stopping.

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