The new Corolla Collection is a special version of Toyota’s best-selling model, benefiting from higher specification at an excellent value for money price. Packed with extra features worth in excess of £1,100, it carries a much lower price premium over the current T3 grade model on which it is based.
Available now in three-door hatchback body style, the Corolla Collection is offered with 1.4 and 1.6 VVT-i petrol engines, the 1.6 additionally available with automatic transmission. There are nine exterior colours available on the Corolla Collection.
The special edition model benefits from the addition of a number of desirable equipment and styling features on top of the regular T3 specification. These include parking sensors that are colour-matched to the rear bumper, a six-disc CD autochanger in place of the T3’s single-slot system, new-design 15-inch alloy wheels and tasteful chrome detailing on the rear bodywork. The model is also marked out by special Collection badges, positioned on the front wing next to the side repeater indicator lamp.
These extra items have a combined retail value of more than £1,000, yet the Collection Corollas only cost less than £100 more than the equivalent T3 models.
In addition to the special features, the special edition specification also includes air conditioning, split-folding rear seats, remote central locking with double locking, body colour-matched bumpers, door handles, mirrors and side protection mouldings, front fog lamps, electrically adjustable door mirrors, trip computer and electric front windows.
On-the-road prices for the new Toyota Corolla Collection
|1.6 VVT-i automatic||£12,495|