COROLLA VS. COROLLA IM - WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?

Depending on what function they will serve in your life, the 2017 Toyota Corolla and Corolla iM are very different, yet quite similar. Their safety technology and styles are quite different, yet their engines and entertainment technology are very similar. The 2017 Toyota Corolla starts at $16,390 and the 2017 Toyota Corolla iM starts at $22,540. Find them both at Belleville Toyota.

Both are Great for Driving Around Town

The Corolla and the Corolla iM are both excellent vehicles in terms of fuel efficiency. The Corolla uses a standard 132 horsepower 1.8L 4-cylinder engines that achieves ultra-low emissions status. It delivers 8.3 L/100km in the city and 6.5 L/100km on the highway when driving automatic. The Corolla iM uses a standard 137 horsepower 1.8L 4-cylinder engine that uses VALVEMATIC® technology to improve responsiveness and power. It also delivers 8.3 L/100km in the city and 6.5 L/100km on the highway when driving automatic.

 

Both are Equipped with Tons of Safety Measures

While both cars are equipped with plenty of safety technology, the Corolla has a few extra systems that the Corolla iM doesn’t have. The Corolla iM is equipped with Toyota Safety Sense C, which includes a Pre-Collision System, Lane Departure Alert, and Automatic High Beams. The Corolla is equipped with Toyota Safety Sense P, which includes each of the systems that Safety Sense C has, plus Pedestrian Detection, Steering Assist, and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control.

 

Different Shapes and Functions

The main difference between the Corolla and the Corolla iM is their shape and style. The Corolla is a sedan while the Corolla iM is a hatchback, so your choice will depend on the type of cargo you usually bring with you, and how much. The Corolla iM also has 60/40 split rear seats so that you can transport larger items easily. Both vehicles are quite aerodynamic, which results in their low fuel efficiencies, and while the Corolla has standard LED headlamps and tail lights, the iM only has standard LED tail lights.

 

Both have Cutting Edge Entertainment Technology

The Corolla and Corolla iM are quite similar in terms of the entertainment technology found inside. The Corolla is controlled with a 6.1-inch touchscreen with Bluetooth® and SIRI eyes free, while the Corolla iM uses a 7-inch touchscreen with Bluetooth® and Aha® Internet Radio. Both vehicles include a standard backup camera to make it easy to back out of your driveway or parking space.

 

Find the 2017 Corolla and Corolla iM at Belleville Toyota in Belleville, ON

The 2017 Toyota Corolla and Corolla iM are quite similar and yet are quite different. Come down to Belleville Toyota today to check out both vehicles, and we will help you make a choice between the two that will suit your lifestyle. We are located at 48 Millennium Pkwy, Belleville, ON K8N 4Z5 or you can give our expert Sales Staff a call at 888-374-5405.