2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid: RMAP “2020 Car of the Year” Award
The Toyota Corolla, which is the world’s best-selling car, further raised the bar with a delightful redesign for the 2020 model-year. The all-new 2020 Toyota Corolla has a sleek and sporty design, impressive driving dynamics, a comfortable and refined interior, advanced technologies, and a very high level of safety. The 2020 Corolla also offers a new ultra-efficient hybrid model. Recently, the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP) gave the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid the “2020 Car of the Year” award for the sedan category.
Criteria for the RMAP “2020 Car of the Year” Award
For the “2020 Car of the Year” award, the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press Association evaluated many new models and then narrowed the field to four finalists. To be eligible, models were required to either have a major redesign or a new powertrain. In addition to the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid, the other finalists for the sedan category were the 2020 Subaru Legacy, the 2020 Nissan Versa, and the 2019 BMW M850i xDrive Convertible. Members of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press Association then took each of the finalist models for a test drive and selected their top choice. Ultimately, the 2020 Corolla Hybrid came out on top, with it recognized for its very high fuel economy.
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Highlights of the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid
Like the standard 2020 Corolla model, the 2020 Corolla Hybrid has a sleek and sporty new design, as well as a more refined interior. With its Toyota Hybrid System, which combines a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine with a Permanent Synchronous Magnet Motor, the Corolla Hybrid gets a gas-sipping estimated fuel economy of 53 city/52 hwy mpg. The Corolla Hybrid also comes equipped with many driving assistance technologies, such as the Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Road Sign Assist, and Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist.