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Toyota Corolla

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Toyota Corolla
2019 Toyota Corolla
Kanto Auto Wirks[1]
Bouk an chassis
ClessSubcompact (1966–1987)
Compact (1988–present)
PredecessorToyota Publica

The Toyota Corolla is a line of subcompact an compact caurs makkit bi the Japanese caurbigger Toyota that haes acome verra popular ootthrou the warld syne the nameplate wis first introduced in 1966. In 1997, the Corolla becam the best sellin nameplate in the warld, wi mair as 40 million selt by 2007, sellin mair nor the Volkswagen Beetle.[2] In the bygane 40 year, a Corolla caur haes been selt aboot ilka 40 seiconts on average.[3] The series haes gane throu a wheen major redesigns.

The name Corolla is pairt o Toyota's namin tradítion o uisin the name Crown for the heid models: the Corona, for ensaumple, gets its name aff the Laitin wird for croun; Corolla is Laitin for wee croun; an Camry is an Englifee'd pronunciation o the Japanese for croun, kanmuri.

Corollas is makkit in Japan and in Brazil (Indaiatuba, São Paulo), Canada (Cambridge, Ontario), Cheenae (Tianjin), India (Bangalore), Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sooth Africa (Durban), Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey an Venezuela. Corollas uised tae be makkit in Australia (Victoria) an the Unitit Kinrick (Derbyshire). Thay wis makkit in Unitit States (Fremont, Californie) up till Mairch 2010.[4]

The Corolla's chassis designation code is "E", as described in Toyota's chassis an ingine code.

Early models wis for ordinar rear-wheel drive, later models is for ordinar front-wheel drive an a twa-three models wis four-wheel drive.


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  1. "History of KANTO AUTO WORKS". Kanto-aw.co.jp. Archived frae the original on 23 Juin 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2010.
  2. "History of the Corolla". Archived frae the original on 20 Juin 2006. Retrieved 11 Februar 2012.
  3. "First Ever Exported Toyota Corolla Anniversary".
  4. Alan Ohnsman and Kae Inoue (28 August 2009). "Toyota Will Shut California Plant in First Closure". Bloomberg.com. Retrieved 29 August 2009.

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