The 2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid reviewed by Amelia. The Toyota Corolla Hybrid features the Prius petrol electric engine but at a much more reasonable price.

The bonnet hides a hybrid powerplant consisting of a naturally aspirated 1.8 and a 60kW electric motor. The combined output reaches 100kW and 207 Nm of torque,

2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid


Engine Size: 1.8 Litre + 60kW Electric
Max. Power: 100kW 
Max. Torque: 207Nm 
Fuel Type: Petrol / Electric 
Fuel Consumption: 4.1 L/100km
Transmission: CVT Automatic banner

Key Features

  • Excellent Fuel Efficiency
  • Toyota Link & 6 Speakers
  • Reversing Camera
  • Dual Zone Aircondition
Toyota Corolla Hybrid Interior

When compared to the standard Corolla, the Hybrid version gets double-wishbone rear suspension, better brakes and three driving modes – Electric, Economy and Power.

The 2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid is priced at just $26,990. It also makes use of the Prius powerplant while costing almost $8,000 less. This makes the Corolla Hybrid a cost effective choice against the larger and more expensive Toyota Prius.

If most buyers don’t aim to let the world know they are driving a hybrid at the first glance, the Corolla Hybrid might actually put a dent into the Prius sales.