2023 Toyota Corolla Lineup Adds Four New Hybrid Models

2023 Toyota Corolla Lineup Adds Four New Hybrid Models | High River Toyota | High River, AB

The Toyota Corolla is a perennial favorite of drivers in Alberta, and it just keeps getting better. For 2023, the Toyota Corolla is offering four hybrid models, including three new grades with improved performance and all-wheel drive.

The 2023 Toyota Corolla Hybrid lineup expands with the LE AWD, SE AWD, and XSE AWD models. Each features Electronic On-Demand AWD, making the Corolla Hybrid the only car in its class to offer all-wheel drive as an option. This makes it an even better bet for Canadians — especially when that winter weather takes a turn for the worse. And thanks to a revised drive motor and lithium-ion battery, you can expect more power from the new Corolla Hybrid to boot.

And that’s not all Toyota is doing to make the Corolla Hybrid lineup a top choice for Canadians. Every model includes next-generation Toyota Safety Sense™ 3.0 and the next-generation Toyota Audio Multimedia system, giving the 2023 Toyota Corolla Hybrid plenty of smarts to match its winning style.

If you want an affordable hybrid sedan, the new and improved 2023 Toyota Corolla Hybrid lineup has something for you. Contact the experts at High River Toyota in High River, Alberta, to learn when you can take one for a test drive.

Meet the All-New 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid

Meet the All-New 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid | High River Toyota | High River, AB

Toyota is adding yet another knockout hybrid to its lineup with the first-ever Corolla Cross Hybrid. Following up the popular Corolla Cross that debuted last year, the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid is perfect for drivers in Canada thanks to standard Electronic All-Wheel Drive and impressive power to match its excellent fuel economy.

The 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid features the fifth-generation Toyota Hybrid System, and that means it’s got the power to satisfy. This hybrid crossover puts out 194 horsepower, enabling an 8.2-second 0-100 km/h sprint and fuel consumption of just 6.4 L/100 km.

Toyota will offer the 2023 Corolla Cross Hybrid in two well-equipped models: the SE and XSE. Both feel sporty and spirited, especially with four distinctive two-tone color options. Inside, you get a comfortable cabin that’s made for trips with the family and advanced technologies like the new Toyota Multimedia System with wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™.

The 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid also features standard Toyota Safety Sense™ 3.0, making it one of the safest vehicles in its class. TSS 3.0 includes must-have features like the Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection as well as Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist and Lane Tracing Assist.

If you’re looking to upgrade to a new family SUV, the all-new Corolla Cross Hybrid is coming soon to High River Toyota in High River, Alberta. Contact our team to learn how you can be one of the first to take delivery.

Meet the First-Ever Toyota GR Corolla

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Pictured: 2021 Toyota Corolla

The Corolla has been part of the Toyota lineup for decades and has seen quite a few changes over the years. One of the most recent developments arrives in the form of the first-ever Toyota GR Corolla — a heart-pumping version of the already popular car.

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.

2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Preview Reveals Affordable Technology Upgrades

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.

2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid preview | High River, AB

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.

2020 Toyota Corolla Nightshade Edition Goes Dark

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 area.

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

Corolla Nightshade Edition’s Canadian price tag, but we should expect to get more information on this soon. Until then, you can find other versions of the Corolla here at High River Toyota

All-New 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Makes Going Green Simple

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid | High River, AB

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 green.

Toyota has introduced the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid for the first time in Canada.

“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.