Light Blue 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback in a Parking Lot vs Blue 2018 Toyota Corolla iM on a Highway

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback vs. 2018 Toyota Corolla iM: Find the Right Fit at Downeast Toyota!

Differences Between the Toyota Corolla Hatchback and Toyota Corolla iM

Do you love the sporty style of a hatchback and the performance-tuned thrills that go with it? Toyota will check all the boxes. With the debut of the all-new 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback, many car shoppers at Downeast Toyota want to know – what are the differences between the Toyota Corolla Hatchback and Toyota Corolla iM? Find out more about the next-generation Toyota Corolla Hatchback and the 2018 Toyota Corolla iM it is replacing at Downeast Toyota.


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Corolla Hatchback vs. Corolla iM: Engine and Performance Specs

Drivers who want to upgrade their day-to-day drive will find that the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback will fit the bill. Armed with a 168-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, the Corolla Hatchback is more powerful than its Corolla iM counterpart, which employs a fun-to-drive 137-horsepower 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine. When paired with the Dynamic-Shift CVT, the Corolla Hatchback will achieve 32 mpg in the city and 42 mpg on the highway. Toyota Corolla iM variants will earn 28 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway with a sport-tuned CVT.

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Front Seat Interior with Toyota Entune 3.0 Touchscreen Display
2017 Toyota Corolla iM front seat interior

Corolla Hatchback vs. Corolla iM: Design Specs and Features

A revamped design is a highlight of the Toyota Corolla Hatchback that makes the sporty compact longer, lower and wider than its Corolla iM predecessor. Despite a smaller overall design, the Corolla iM offers more cargo space with 20.8 cubic feet of available space – the Corolla Hatchback provides 17.8 cubic feet. Where the all-new Corolla Hatchback sets itself apart is with next-generation features that include an 8-inch Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen infotainment system, Entune™ Wi-Fi Connect, Amazon Alexa, Apple CarPlay and Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0. If you have your heart set on the Corolla iM, it will not disappoint with standard Toyota Safety Sense™-C technology, a 7-inch Display Audio infotainment system and a six-speaker Pioneer sound system.


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Are you considering a Toyota hatchback for your next vehicle? Are you curious about the differences between the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback and 2019 Toyota Corolla iM? Learn more about what makes the all-new Toyota Corolla Hatchback a fan favorite at Downeast Toyota and a great successor to the fun-to-drive Corolla iM. Visit the Downeast Toyota inventory this summer to get behind the wheel of the sport-tuned Toyota Corolla Hatchback!