|2016 Toyota Corolla||2016 Ford Fiesta|
|37 MPG||HWY Fuel Economy||36 MPG|
|132 @ 6000 RPM||Horsepower||120 @ 6350 RPM|
|128 @ 4400 RPM||Torque||112 @ 5000 RPM|
|1.8L I-4||Engine||1.6L I-4|
2016 Toyota Corolla vs 2016 Ford Fiesta
The compact sedan segment is by far one of the most competitive categories in the automotive industry. The best-selling vehicle within that segment is Toyota’s Corolla model, which should not be surprising to you. The Corolla has been in production since the mid 1960s, so it is by far one of the most iconic vehicles in the Toyota lineup.The Corolla is more popular now than ever before, and the new 2016 Toyota Corolla is by far the best version of this popular compact to roll across a Toyota assembly plant. Toyota has taken everything that we already loved about the Corolla and improved upon it for the new model year.
As we stated earlier, the compact car segment is full of a lot of worthy competitors. One of the vehicles that competes against the Toyota Corolla every single year for market share is Ford’s Fiesta model. Therefore, we have decided to match up the new 2016 Toyota Corolla vs 2016 Ford Fiesta. We are confident that anyone who takes part in this comparison review test will come away from it with a clear understanding of the many ways that the Corolla is superior to the competition.
2016 Toyota Corolla: Athletic and Efficient
The Toyota Corolla has always been known as a fun-to-drive compact car, and that is especially true for the new 2016 model year. The new 2016 Toyota Corolla comes equipped with a standard 1.8L I-4 that boasts very athletic performance. The new 2016 Toyota Corolla is able to produce 132 horsepower with 112 pound-feet of torque, which is very impressive. In comparison, the 2016 Ford FIesta is only able to produce 120 horsepower with 112 pound-feet of torque. Therefore, the Fiesta is very underpowered in comparison to the Corolla. Also, the 2016 Toyota Corolla and 2016 Ford Fiesta have very comparable fuel economy ratings, even though the Corolla offers way better performance.
Another way that the new 2016 Toyota Corolla is superior to the 2016 Ford Fiesta is with its overall styling. The Corolla has a sharp and sporty styling with bold lines that flow from bumper-to-bumper. We aren’t saying that the Fiesta is a bad looking vehicle. However, it does look plain in comparison to the Corolla. Anyone interested in learning more about the new 2016 Toyota Corolla is encouraged to visit us here at Rochester Toyota. We would be happy to answer your questions and even set you up with a test drive in the new 2016 Toyota Corolla.