2002 toyota Corolla S

2002 Toyota Corolla S: Toyota tries to make its front-drive Corolla a lot more appealing to young customers by providing it a new look as well as a flashy S design. The subcompact Corolla car got a very early jump on the design year when sales of '01 models began in May 2000.

The S model fits in between the base CE and also the upscale LE. In 2014's most inexpensive version, the VE, is gone.

Chevrolet sells a clone of the Corolla as the Prizm, which has different styling however makes use of the very same front-drive platform and also mechanical parts. Both are constructed at a plant both business share in California. Some Corollas marketed in the USA additionally are integrated in Ontario, Canada.

Toyota's present strategies require the Corolla to be revamped for the 2003 design year, when it is anticipated to get even more younger styling.

2002 Toyota Corolla S


This year's face-lift incorporates a brand-new front fascia, multireflector halogen headlamps, a lower front bumper and also chrome trim, and also brand-new taillights. The new S model adds color-keyed side moldings, grille and back mudguards.

The Corolla is 174 inches long-- about an inch shorter than the Honda Civic or Ford Focus.


The Corolla's common tools is skimpy compared to some competitors. Air conditioning and also power windows, locks as well as mirrors are optional also on the high-grade LE, which is the only design that includes a basic cassette player.

All versions seat five. The S and also LE have a remote trunk release as well as a 60/40 split back seat that broadens the trunk's freight capability to 12.1 cubic feet.

Under the Hood

All models utilize a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine with 125 horse power. A five-speed manual transmission is basic across the board. A three-speed automated is optional on the CE, and also a four-speed automatic is optional on the S and LE.

Safety and security

Side-impact airbags are optional on all three versions, as well as antilock brakes are optional on the S and LE. Toyota claims the bumpers could withstand a 5-mph accident without damages-- a claim some larger cars or even some trucks can not make.

Driving Perceptions

The Corolla is one of the leading designs in the small-car segment, supplying an excellent mix of economic situation, improvement, integrity and also longevity that is tough to beat. The engine supplies stylish velocity, the ride is smooth, and also the Corolla is quieter than a number of bigger sedans.

Conservative designing and a bland photo, nonetheless, have steered young buyers away from the Corolla to autos such as the Honda Civic, Volkswagen Jetta as well as Ford Emphasis. Picture aside, this is still one of the very best subcompacts on the marketplace.