2014 Toyota Corolla nominated for Green Car of the Year

Just when you thought it couldn’t get much better in terms of the 2014 Toyota Corolla in Orlando, they did! This best-selling sedan was completely overhauled for the 2014 model year and the new style is incredible… but what’s under the hood is even more impressive. A new trim-level was added to the lineup and it’s taking fuel efficiency to a whole new level. In fact, the 2014 Toyota Corolla has been nominated for Green Car of the Year by the Green Car Journal, and has also been deemed one of the top 5 Green Cars of 2014 as well! To top it all off? This new Toyota in Orlando won the “Green Car Product of Excellence” award.

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2014 Toyota Corolla in Orlando is incredibly fuel-efficient

What makes the new Toyota Corolla in Orlando eligible for these prestigious awards? The Green Car Journal chose its finalists based on achievements in enhancing environmentally friendly performance; another factor that was taken into consideration was the car’s availability in the mass market to consumers… basically, how easy it is to get your hands on it and get behind the wheel. The big winner of the Green Car of the Year Award will be announced in November, and we can’t wait to see how this new Toyota fares!

We bet you didn’t expect to see the Orlando Toyota Corolla on this list of green options, did you? When you think of this particular best-selling Toyota, you definitely think of reliability. Style? Absolutely. Affordability? Definitely. However, one thing you probably never assumed of this car is amazing fuel efficiency, but the 2014 model year has effortlessly added that into the equation!

Meet the new LE Eco trim-level

2014 Toyota Corolla CVTIntroducing the LE Eco – this newly added trim-level is all about fuel economy. It boasts new technology under the hood called CVT, or a continuously variable transmission.

  • Basically, this type of transmission is designed to run at the most efficient revolutions per minute and produce peak power. In this particular new Toyota in Orlando, CVT allows you to reap the benefits of major fuel efficiency; this particular trim-level gets 30 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway, evening out for an incredible 34 mpg combined! Best news yet? This efficient trim-level of the Toyota Corolla in Orlando kicks off at just over $20,000!
  • New Valvematic Technology also gives the car a little bit of a jump in terms of performance – horsepower has been enhanced to 140, while Toyota took special lengths to ensure that the car is fun and exciting to drive (some drivers don’t like the feel of a CVT under the hood and say it affects acceleration and speed).
  • The new Toyota Corolla was also designed with aerodynamics in mind – all you have to do is take one look at the exterior to see them in play! It’s sleek, streamlined, and has special underbody covers that further help to increase fuel economy. It even uses low-resistance rolling tires that you can pick up in either 15- or 16-inches!

Want to see for yourself just how efficient this best-seller is? Come into Toyota of Orlando today and take it out for a spin! We’re located just off I-4 at 3575 Vineland Road. We’ll see you soon!

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