12th-generation Corolla Rolls Off the Line at Toyota Mississippi

The first new 2020 Toyota Corolla rolls off the Toyota Mississippi plant.



This marks the 12th generation of the Toyota Corolla line.  While certainly not as flashy as some of the other Toyota models, the Corolla remains a proven reliable and affordable choice.  Considering the price of cars continues to climb, more people may find owning a Corolla a welcome choice.

The Corolla comes with 3 engine types including a 1.8-Liter 4-Cylinder, a 2.0-Liter 4-Cylinder and a 1.8-Liter 4-Cylinder Hybrid.

1.8-Liter 4-Cylinder
Continuously Variable Transmission with intelligence and Shift Mode (CVTi-S)
  • 1.8-Liter 4-Cylinder
  • Continuously Variable Transmission with intelligence and Shift Mode (CVTi-S)
2.0-Liter 4-Cylinder
Dynamic-Shift Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with physical First-launch gear
  • 2.0-Liter 4-Cylinder
  • Dynamic-Shift Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with physical First-launch gear
  • Normal and Sport driving modes


1.8-Liter 4-Cylinder Hybrid
Electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT)
  • 1.8-Liter 4-Cylinder Hybrid
  • Electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT)
  • Normal,Sport and ECO driving modes
The Hybrid setup is new for Corolla models and comes with a 121-horse power Atkinson-cycle 1.8 liter inline-four engine. 

Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE
  • $22,950 starting
  • 53 city mpg 
  • Smart Key System 
  • 8-in. touch-screen
  • 7-in. color TFT Multi-Information Display
  • LED headlights and taillights
  • Hybrid Drive Mode

Toyota employs their Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), a modular unibody automobile platform.

The 2020 Toyota Corolla is manufactured in three locations  including
(Takaoka, Japan; Blue Springs, Mississippi; Huntsville, Alabama)








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