Toyota has announced retail prices for the U.S. market facelifted 2011 Corolla and the soon to be released 2011 Matrix. For the 2011MY, the Corolla received some minor exterior and interior appointments and is offered in three trim levels (Corolla, LE and S), with prices starting from $15,600. The base Matrix starts from $18,545.
The exterior changes for the latest Corolla are subtle and comprise of a redesigned front grille, new bumpers, wheel designs and chrome accents. Inside, all Corollas come with an upgraded heater, as part of an all-weather package. Additionally, LE variants have metallic trim, heated mirrors, cruise control, remote keyless entry, better stereo and variable intermittent windshield wipers. The range topping S adds 16-inch alloys and a color-keyed rear deck spoiler.
A comprehensive safety package is standard for all trim levels, consisting of Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology brake override system.
The 2011 Corolla will hit the market in January 2011, followed by the Matrix in spring of the same year. Prices aside, Toyota didn’t release any other information about the Matrix simply , stating that release more information at a later date. For the detailed prices of both models take a look at the table below.
By Csaba Daradics