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2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback vs 2018 Toyota Corolla iM  

Split screen images of the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback and the 2018 Toyota Corolla iM

The Toyota Corolla iM is a hatchback variant of the popular Toyota Corolla sedan and was created to keep up with a growing trend for flexible hauling. The 2018 Toyota Corolla iM can still be found at many Toyota dealerships, though it will be phasing out to make room for the brand-new Toyota Corolla Hatchback model that will take its place for the 2019 model year.   

The 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback is also a hatchback variant of the Corolla sedan, but big changes in trim levels and feature offerings warranted a change in model name. Keep reading to find additional specs and a trim level and feature comparison of the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback and 2018 Toyota Corolla iM below.   

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2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback vs 2018 Toyota Corolla iM
$19,990 Starting MSRP $18,850
28/37 Fuel Economy 27/35
2.0-liter four-cylinder Base Engine 1.8-liter four-cylinder
23.3 cubic feet Cargo Space 20.8 cubic feet

Pricing, Trim Levels and Features 

The 2018 Toyota Corolla iM is available in only one trim level. Save for a few available features and optional add-ons, what you see is what you get. Standard features on the 2018 Corolla iM include 17-inch alloy wheels, power-folding heated side mirrors, LED daytime running lights, dual-zone climate control, split-folding rear seats, Bluetooth compatibility, a rearview camera, and the Toyota Safety Sense C active safety bundle. While the amenities list is a little shorter than most other vehicles in the Toyota lineup, it still offers a lot of the comfort and convenience features that make for an enjoyable driving experience. Plus, the reduced level of options means the 2018 Toyota Corolla iM is available for an affordable starting MSRP of just $18,850.   

Like the 2018 Corolla iM, the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback also has a limited number of trim levels. However, car shoppers will have more options for customization in the 2019 Corolla Hatchback lineup as well as a broader range of amenities including LED fog lights and taillights, 18-inch alloy wheels, Toyota Entune 3.0 with Apple CarPlay, a multi-information display, the Toyota Smart Key system, available remote connect, available heated seats, an available blind spot monitor, and the updated Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 active safety bundle on all trims. With these advancements, the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback lineup is priced a little higher with a starting MSRP of $19,990.   

Find available 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback and 2018 Toyota Corolla iM models at Serra Toyota in Birmingham via our online inventory pages linked to the homepage or stop by the dealership to see what we currently have in stock. 

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback in blue with a roof rack
Two 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback models sitting in an empty parking lot
2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay
2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback dashboard controls


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