For many years, the Japanese car manufacturer Toyota has been confirming the quality with its models, but also excellent solutions and simplicity when it comes to both design and ergonomics, as well as units. The best proof of that is the fact that this is officially the best-selling car in the world, which has experienced as many as eleven generations, and since 1966, when it was first produced, it has sold over 35 million copies.
All Toyota models received the highest marks for safety, so the car, which we will present to you on this occasion, can boast of excellent results when it comes to Euro NCAP safety tests. It’s a Toyota Corolla tenth generation, whose production began in October 2006, with the designations E140 and E150. It is important to emphasize that the Japanese car manufacturer really made an effort, so each generation of cars was produced separately, depending on the market for which it is intended. On this occasion, we will focus on the European model, with the indication that the same car differs from the one that can be bought in America or Asia, even in appearance. Learn more about Wolksvagen.
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10th-generation Toyota Corolla MMT transmission is considered one of the most popular Toyota models ever produced. It is intended for both family and business people, so it was produced on the European market in three-, five-door variants, sedan, hatchback …
The units, which it owns, represent a wide selection of EURO IV engines, among which the powerful diesel with the designation 1.4 d-4d certainly stood out. This model is also presented with a special type of transmission, better known as MMT – electric manual transmission, which leaves you the choice of whether to drive the vehicle with automatic or sequential gear changes, which fans of sports driving especially liked. The 1.4cc engine with turbocharger has proven to be very economical and lively considering its cubic capacity, so the average consumption per 100 kilometers is about 5 liters, while the maximum acceleration is achieved in just 13 seconds. An interesting fact is that the failures of this unit are minimal, which indicates that it is very reliable during operation, so you will not have any major problems. Too,
Innovations when it comes to wipers and mirrors
Compared to its predecessor, the tenth generation Toyota Corolla, has received improvements when it comes to equipment packages, because it has airbags for both driver and front passenger, but also side, then ABS, ESP , coded key, height-adjustable seats, seat heating, trip computer … In addition, it has much better sound insulation than was the case with the ninth generation, which was achieved by installing special glass, but also higher quality materials. This model is also equipped with wipers with rain sensors, as well as mirrors that automatically dim if the vehicle behind you has too strong headlights, which proved to be a great solution when driving at night on poorly lit or unlit roads and highways.
Also, one of the reasons why it received the best safety ratings is the “child lock” command, which allows a five-door vehicle to disable the exit to the rear door by pressing a button, which is especially important if a child is driving. .
In our market, the Toyota Corolla 1.4 d-4d, from 2006 and with about 100,000 kilometers, can be purchased at a price of about 8,000 euros, which will of course depend on the equipment package that the vehicle has.
Engine: 1.4 l, 1.364ccm
Power: 66kW, 90KS
Max power: 66 KW@3.800 rpm
Max torque: 190Nm@3.000rpm
Number of cylinders: 4 cylinders d-4d
Maximum speed: 175 km / h
Acceleration 0 – 100 km / h: 12.9 seconds
Consumption in city: 5.8 l / 100km
Country consumption: 4.3 l / 100 km
Average consumption: 4.8 l / 100 km