Toyota has a long history with hybrid cars, some I like some not so much. However the Corolla Hybrid in SX trim is actually a pretty good car.
It’s quiet, economical and comfortable and reasonably priced at just under $30,000 plus the usual costs. The hybrid adds about $1500 to the price of a normal SX
The main reason people buy hybrids is twofold. Better fuel economy and no range anxiety. The Corolla delivers on both with about 4.5l/100 over the 800 odd kilometres I did from one tank of fuel.
Unfortunately the hybrid isn’t available in the range top model as a sedan. If I was buying I might just choose the hybrid, but I would want the leather seats and all the goodies that come with the ZR version. There is a hatch but no sedan.
I would have thought that was an obvious model choice. Apparently Toyota don’t agree.
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