Toyota Corolla

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Toyota Corolla
Toyota Corolla Limousine Hybrid Genf 2019 1Y7A5576.jpg
2019 Toyota Corolla
Owerview
ManufacturerToyota
Kanto Auto Wirks[1]
NUMMI
UAAI
TMMC
TMMMS
Production1966–present
Body and chassis
ClessSubcompact (1966–1987)
Compact (1988–present)
Chronology
PredecessorToyota Publica

The Toyota Corolla is a line of subcompact an compact cars manufactured bi the Japanese automaker Toyota, which haes acome vera popular throughoot the warld syne the nameplate wis first introducit in 1966. In 1997, the Corolla became the best selling nameplate in the world, with over 40 million sold as of 2007, surpassing the Volkswagen Beetle.[2] Over the past 40 years, a Corolla car has been sold on average every 40 seconds.[3] The series haes undergone several major redesigns.

The name Corolla is part of Toyota's naming tradition of using the name Crown for primary models: the Corona, for example, gets its name from the Latin for crown; Corolla is Latin for small crown; an Camry is an Anglicizit pronunciation o the Japanese for croun, kanmuri.

Corollas are manufactured 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. Production haes previously been made in Australia (Victoria) an the Unitit Kinrick (Derbyshire). Production in the Unitit States (Fremont, Californie) ended in Mairch 2010.[4]

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

Early models were mostly rear-wheel drive, later models were mostly front-wheel drive an some models were four-wheel drive.

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  1. "History of KANTO AUTO WORKS". Kanto-aw.co.jp. Retrieved 2010-12-14.
  2. "History of the Corolla".
  3. "First Ever Exported Toyota Corolla Anniversary".
  4. Alan Ohnsman and Kae Inoue (2009-08-28). "Toyota Will Shut California Plant in First Closure". Bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2009-08-29.

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