The all new 2017 Toyota Corolla has refreshed its exterior and interior styling and standardized continuously variable automatic transmission in all the variants of the model. It has bagged top-notch predicted reliability with advanced safety features, good fuel economy and a comfortable interior.
Toyota Corolla 2017 Safety Score
The Japanese automaker Toyota has brought active safety features into the latest version of Corolla which is believed to seep in through the Toyota Prius. The U.S. News and World Report has given a Safety Score of 8.0 out of 10 to the 2017 Toyota Corolla.
Toyota Corolla 2017 Airbags
How many airbags in Toyota Corolla 2017?
There are eight airbags compiled to safeguard the driver and the passengers. These include driver and front passenger Advanced Airbags System, driver and front passenger seat mounted side airbags, front and rear side curtain airbags, driver’s knee airbag and front passenger seat cushion airbag.
Toyota Corolla 2017 Safety Features
The Toyota Corolla sports a set of advanced safety features coined Toyota Safety Sense P which includes Automatic Emergency Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning Assist System, and Automatic High Beam Headlights which detects the headlights of oncoming vehicles and taillights of vehicles in front to automatically switch between high and low beams. Pre – collision system with pedestrian detection warns the driver either audibly or visually when a frontal collision is suspected and automatically activates the emergency braking assistance system. The Pedestrian detection system alerts the driver of collision with a probable pedestrian. Dynamic Radar Cruise Control detects the distance of the vehicle in front and under certain conditions, will adjust the speed of the car accordingly. Lane Departure System with Steering Assist warns the driver on change of lane when another vehicle is already present or is approaching rapidly and automatically provides assistance in steering control. Whiplash – Injury – Lessening (WIL) front seats, 3 – point Lap and Shoulder belts, Anchor points for Child Restraint Seats, Child Protector Rear Door Locks have added to the safety of the car. Toyota’s Star Safety System includes
- Smart Stop Technology which is designed to assist with braking when the driver unintentionally accelerates the car. This gets activated when the brake and accelerator pedals get pressed together bringing the car to a smooth halt.
- Vehicle Stability Control which prevents the wheels from slipping sideways when cornering or sudden steering.
- Anti-lock Brake System which prevents the brakes from getting locked.
- Traction Control that prevents slippage of wheels when the car is starting or acceleration on wet or slippery roads.
- Electronic Brakeforce Distribution automatically varies the amount force applied to each of the wheels, based on road conditions, speed, loading etc.
- Brake Assist that supports unexpected braking in case of emergency
Toyota Corolla 2017 Interior and Exterior Design
The 2017 Corolla is 183 inches long which makes it highly spacious within its segment; however it is pretty conservative in its exterior looks. Long cushions and availability of full adjustments makes the seats immensely comfortable. The new model features unique 17-inch Alloy Wheels which is reasoned to increase leg room of the car.
Toyota Corolla 2017 Engine
The New Corolla still uses a 1.8 Liter Four – Cylinder engine paired with either a six – speed manual, a four – speed automatic or a CVT automatic that should make 132 – 140 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque. The fuel economy is expected to be 27 – 30 mpg in the city and 36 – 42 on highways. The new generation Corolla has a starting price of $18,500.