2013 Toyota Corolla Revealed In Leaked Brochure

Mike Stevens | May 30, 2012

2013 TOYOTA COROLLA REVEALED

Toyota's all-new 2013 Corolla hatch, sold overseas as the Auris, has reportedly surfaced online in a series of leaked brochure images.

The vehicle shown in the scanned pages is a clear match for the camouflaged prototypes spied by TMR's photographers earlier this year.

Uncovered by website Noticias Automotivas, the images reveal an Auris-badged hatch that draws heavily on the look of the new Yaris light car and the Camry medium sedan.

As we could see on the spied cars, the new Corolla has been given an image overhaul, featuring a sharper face with a deep-V grille design and slender lighting at both ends.

The new 'rolla also benefits from a longer windscreen, contributing to a longer and more streamlined profile than the current model.

Inside, there's a mostly black dash design, with an uninterrupted top level and circular air vents. The gear shifter has also returned to the more traditional position in the now-separated centre console.

According to the leaked pages, the new Corolla is 30mm longer, with a roof 50mm lower than the current model.

The new Corolla will launch with a 1.8 litre petrol engine - likely an updated version of the engine offered with the current model - and a BMW-sourced diesel will be offered in some markets.

Details for the diesel have not been revealed, although we could expect to see a version of the 1.6 litre engine that drives the MINI Cooper D, originally sourced from Peugeot-Citroen.

In the Cooper D, the 1.6 litre diesel engine features direct injection and turbocharging, producing 82kW and 270Nm of torque. Fuel consumption is listed at 3.8 l/100km - among the lowest figures of any car available in Australia.

In Australia, the new Corolla will tackle Hyundai's new i30 and the Ford Focus, and Toyota will be looking to the hatch's sportier style to battle the next Mazda3 - which will undoubtedly be sharper than the already segment-leading current model.

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  • MattJelonek
    MattJ says,
    3 years ago
    3 likes
    Everything except the front looks great!!
    • pro346 says,
      3 years ago
      7 likes
      Everything except the whole car looks great......laugh
      • MattJelonek
        MattJ says,
        3 years ago
        1 like
        You sir, are correct ! What was i thinking!?
    • Dave says,
      3 years ago
      There's something off with the way it looks, just like the Camry. Did they use some a design school freshman to design it or something?
  • Taylor says,
    3 years ago
    Toyota Australia IMO won't bring the Diesel out here, they believe the only way to good economy is by driving a Hybrid bleh
    Overseas EG: the Yaris diesel (1.4D with 6 speed manual or CVT),Corolla, Rav4 etc etc all have a Diesel option,
    what Diesel options do Aussies get through Toyota? Not much sad
    Don't get me wrong, the future will include Hybrids, but for god sake give us a diesel option ala Hyundai, VW etc
  • 5valvepercylinder
    5 valve per cylinder says,
    3 years ago
    In profile it nearly looks resembles a 2008 Subaru Impreza hatch - ( http://www.themotorreport.com.au/gallery/1951/2010-subaru-impreza-xv/32475/2010subaruimprezaxv13 ) I do like what Toyota has been doing with their interiors lately.
  • Smart us says,
    3 years ago
    3 likes
    thats bu$$ ugly... who was designer??? the other guys from Subaru
  • DMR says,
    3 years ago
    11 likes
    3 things need to be updated before the Corolla can possibly compete. 20 year old 4 speed auto, 50 year old Torsion beam rear suspension and the 14 year old 1.8L engine.
    Game moved on years ago Toyota and you have lagged way, way, way behind. But its ok, people will still buy it becasue its dependable. But then so is a brick.
    • Balthazaaaaaargh says,
      3 years ago
      1 like
      Dunno how much of a difference these things are going to make...

      The Corolla is already a top-seller in Australia and I reckon youd find most buyers just dont give a crap about the things youre describing, or they simply dont know any better.

      I reckon a massive proportion of mazda3 buyers are in because of style and features, not because of any mechanical advantages over the rolla.
  • Martin says,
    3 years ago
    6 likes
    I would buy the new i30 over this. Toyota aren't even trying anymore.
  • Grumps
    Grumps says,
    3 years ago
    3 likes
    The console/dash looks like something from the 80's sad
  • col says,
    3 years ago
    The world is a sad place at the moment, the last thing i want is a bland car inside and out. It's not ugly but it hardly gets my attention. The volester turns my head. Toyota please put alittle flare in your designs.
    • Balthazaaaaaargh says,
      3 years ago
      2 likes
      come on... the rolla is for fleets and boring people. You and I both want flare, but that's what other cars are for. fleets and old people and boring people don't want the same things you ad I want. Toyota knows this.
      • Dave says,
        3 years ago
        1 like
        It's flair, not flare.
        • Balthazaaaaaargh says,
          3 years ago
          2 likes
          Thanks dad.
  • Marcelito says,
    3 years ago
    1 like
    This is not leaked info, the new Corolla images were published by a couple of car magazines here in Japan a few days ago ( the model is called Auris here ) . The orange car above is the RS (sports )version , I think in Australia the equivalent model would be the Levin?... The lower price models look just a little more bland with simpler wheels , front grill etc...not overly exciting but not such a bad effort overall , being a Corolla...should continue to sell OK.
  • paddy says,
    3 years ago
    Yuck.
  • martin says,
    3 years ago
    1 like
    my gran had a jelly mould just like that - just what i expected from the Cardigan Car Company.
  • Dave says,
    3 years ago
    1 like
    I guess the 86 hasn't inspired the rest of Toyota lineups.

    I don't see this car selling any better if the engine is still isn't direct injected. Mazda3 will keep outselling it in Australia.
  • DC says,
    3 years ago
    1 like
    Oh! What a feeling!

    Couldn't resist... laugh
    • Dave says,
      3 years ago
      2 likes
      The feeling of disappointment of yet another boring Corolla that has gotten fugly with no proper sport variant. No, bucket seat and aero kit on a 100kW car won't make it anymore sportier than the base model.
  • Joe says,
    3 years ago
    2 likes
    Oh dear :/ what has Toyota done?i like the current model way better I was looking foward to the 2013 design but major let down!
  • Mike S says,
    3 years ago
    2 likes
    Do the Europeans need the Auris? With Toyota's Yaris, the Verso, and Verso-S, who needs it? Seems they've designed cars all around the former Corolla, and have only made it some sort of "space toy".

    And what is with those gigantic, in-the-way-of-your-knees door pulls? Why on earth did Toyota believe those silly articles would be of any other use than to "make a statement"?

    And almost as quickly as they came, the dual glove boxes are no more. Stupid, stupid, stupid, Toyota.

    If they bring this catastrophe to the states, Kia and Hyundai are DEFINITELY going to give Toyota a spanking that will take them generations to overcome.
  • Greg says,
    2 years ago
    It looks exactly like a Honda Civic Hatch.
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