The “GR” comes from TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, a team that prides itself on creating vehicles with outstanding performance, handling, and functionality. In fact, the new GR Corolla is powered by a direct/port-injected three-cylinder engine that delivers 300 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. That robust engine is paired with the GR Four All-Wheel-Drive powertrain to offer varying power distribution to the front and rear wheels for maximum control.
Along with playing the part of a performance vehicle, the GR Corolla is also incredibly stylish. The Core grade comes in white, black, and Supersonic Red colour options while the Circuit Edition will be available in white, Supersonic Red, and Heavy Metal. The Circuit Edition model also adds a forged carbon fibre roof, a rear spoiler, and a vented bulge hood. Inside, the Brin Naub® suede-trimmed seats with red accents round out the athleticism of this new car.
You don’t have to give up on a fun car when you’ve got kids, though! The new GR Corolla is also equipped with the Toyota Safety Sense 3.0 system. This includes driver-assist features like Risk Avoidance Emergency Steering, Lane Departure, and more.
Pricing and availability for the all-new 2023 Toyota GR Corolla will arrive later this year. Until then, stay tuned and contact our team at High River Toyota in Alberta for more details.
The updated 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid has finally arrived in Canada, and it offers even more features than before. This hybrid car offers innovative features at an affordable price tag to make it a solid option for those looking for an everyday driver.
For the 2021 model year, the Corolla Hybrid will come with both Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay®, helping them seamlessly connect their smartphones to their vehicle’s infotainment system for easier access. Every Corolla Hybrid will now come equipped with additional safety technology, including the Blind Spot Monitor system and the Rear Cross Traffic Alert System.
The 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid technology applies to the vehicle’s 1.8-litre four-cylinder gasoline engine, producing a total system output of 121 horsepower. It will boast a combined fuel-efficiency rating of 4.5 L/100 km, making it a solid option if you want an efficient daily driver.*
“Corolla drivers know where they’re going in life, and love the combination of driving fun and easy ownership that the world’s all-time most popular car delivers,” said Cyril Dimitris, Vice President of Toyota Canada Inc. “For 2021, we’ve enhanced every model with new features – making it a perfect time to enjoy the winning combination of the legendary Corolla and Toyota’s hybrid powertrain technology.”
If you’re ready to own an eco-friendly, gas-saving hybrid car, check out the 2021 Corolla Hybrid coming to High River Toyota in Alberta.
*Fuel efficiency estimates were determined using approved Government of Canada/Transport Canada Test Methods. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving habits and other factors.
The Toyota Corolla is the brand’s best-selling model. It’s
been in the Canadian market for more than 50 years, offering spunky
performance, sporty style, and innovative technologies.
For the 2020 model year, the Corolla wants to show off its dark side. Toyota recently announced the 2020 Toyota Corolla Nightshade Edition, the newest styling that offers an intimidating silhouette for the compact car.
This head-turning version will come with blacked-out badging
all around, while also boasting a black grille surround and black-painted
rocker panels. The black side mirrors will have integrated turn signals and
will also be heated and power-adjustable. Other black accents will be
noticeable on the window trim, door handles, rear spoiler, and lower diffuser
Blacked-out 18-inch alloy wheels will complete the
Nightshade package, along with a black roof-mounted shark fin antenna. You can
opt for this model in one of three exterior colours: Super White, Classic
Silver Metallic, or Black Sand Pearl.
The Corolla is the fourth Toyota model to offer a Nightshade
Edition. The 4Runner, Highlander, and Sienna are also available with these blacked-out
accents. Toyota has yet to release the
Over the past decades, the Toyota Corolla has made a name
for itself as one of the most popular vehicles in the automotive industry. Now,
it’s looking to continue that streak by appealing to a new audience: those going
“We had a lot of requests on the previous-generation Corolla
about, ‘Why do you not have a hybrid?’” said Scott MacKenzie, Toyota Canada’s
senior national manager for external affairs. “We’ve had hybrid available on
Corolla variants in other markets around the world, so they just decided it was
an appropriate time to put one in North America.”
The 2020 Corolla Hybrid uses the same powertrain as the current Prius, which is 1.8-litre inline four-cylinder engine that works with two motors to put out a total system output of 121 horsepower. With this power, this eco-friendly sedan boasts a fuel-efficiency rating of 4.4 L/100 km in the city and 4.5 L/100 km on the highway.
Along with these better fuel-efficiency numbers, this
all-new Toyota will also come standard with an eight-inch display, heated front
seats, Toyota Connected Services, a Blind Spot Monitor, and the Toyota Safety
Sense™ 2.0 package.
We’ll have the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid here at High River Toyota when it’s released, as well as the standard Corolla for the 2019 and 2020 model years. Browse our inventory online here.