2018 Toyota Corolla – The Best Small Sedan
2018 Toyota Corolla scoops ‘Best Small Sedan’ award at 2018 Middle East Car of the Year awards
Toyota Corolla launched in 1966 opened the floodgates of the automobile industry of Japan to the world. A nameplate that earns respect and setting the benchmark for every other car maker, how a small sedan should be. Since its introduction to the world Toyota has never changed its name and no surprises here, the Corolla became the bread and butter winner for the entire company. Get this – an astronomical 44 million units of Corolla have been sold globally till today. Toyota from its 16 manufacturing plants across the planet currently produces currently 1.5 million Corolla cars each year to reach its customers in more than 150 different markets.
Here in the UAE, the judging panel comprised of 16 independent senior editors from leading automotive publications representing the Middle East and North Africa picked the 2018 Toyota Corolla worthy of the 2018 Best Small Sedan award at the 2018 Middle East Car of the Year Awards.
Toyota Corolla emerged as the clear winner after impressing the judges on ten aspects that have been set as the selection criteria for the fifth edition of MECOTY. These included design and quality, exterior and interior, handling and drivability, safety and durability, performance and capability, technological innovation, emotional appeal and driver satisfaction, value for money (new purchase and resale), environmental performance, regional appeal, and comfort and practicality. undoubtedly 2018 Toyota Corolla checked all the boxes.
The segment winner, 2018 Toyota Corolla is its 12th generation. probably the longest and perhaps Guinness World Records contender was launched in the region in July last year and is available with a Multidrive 7S transmission to offer improved efficiency and driving pleasure. The Toyota Corolla also features a modern and dynamic design, a premium interior and an array of safety features such as Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD), A Tire Pressure Warning System (TPWS), Rear Fog Lamps, and is also available in eight different exterior colors. All these features help the Toyota Corolla stand out in its segment.
This year as a Ramada offer the Al Futtaim, exclusive Toyota dealership here in the UAE is offering a hard to miss offer. This year’s Ramadan offer includes a bundle of one-year free insurance, free registration coupled with four years/80,000 Km Toyota care service package and more, allowing customers to own their dream Toyota car with savings of up to AED 37,000 on certain models.