There’s much to like about the all-new 2020 Toyota Corolla and Corolla Hybrid, with the athletic styling, pleasing driving characteristics, refined interiors, and many advanced technologies. Also, with their high-level efficiency, they are eco-friendly vehicles. The experts at Green Car Journey agree, for the publication gave the 2020 Green Car of the Year award to the 2020 Corolla and Corolla Hybrid.
2020 Toyota Corolla and Corolla Hybrid Win Green Car of the Year Award
Given that Toyota is an environmental leader for the automotive industry with eco-friendly cars like the Prius Hybrid and the Mirai Fuel Cell Vehicle, it probably will come as surprise for many that this is only the second time that a Toyota vehicle has won the Green Car of the Year award, with the Camry Hybrid earning the honor in 2007. The 2020 Green Car of the Year award is noteworthy, for the Corolla is the world’s best-selling sedan, which translates to a greater impact for reducing carbon emissions. Also, the 2020 Corolla Hybrid is the first-ever hybrid variant of the Corolla.
“We at Toyota are truly grateful for Green Car Journal recognizing our 2020 Corolla and Corolla Hybrid as Green Car of the Year. It really is a testament to the desire and effort of Toyota team members to help reduce our environmental impact, while delivering quality and choice to our customers.” – Bill Fay, Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations at Toyota Motor North America
Fuel Economy of the 2020 Corolla and Corolla Hybrid
Both the 2020 Corolla and Corolla Hybrid are very efficient cars. The 2020 Corolla gets an estimated fuel economy of 31 city/40 hwy mpg, while the 2020 Corolla Hybrid gets an estimated fuel economy of 53 city/52 hwy mpg.