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  • Leather seats
  • Head-up display
  • Heated seats


  • Parking sensors aren’t standard
  • Hard cabin plastics
  • No hybrid variant

The ZR sits at the top of the Corolla sedan range with its list price of $33,635.

Standard features on the ZR include: LED headlights, tail-lights and daytime running lights; 18-inch alloy wheels; an 8.0-inch screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto; nine-speaker stereo; and climate control. There’s also proximity unlocking, a wireless phone charger, sat nav and digital radio, heated sport seats up front, synthetic leather upholstery, power driver’s seat, head-up display and ambient lighting.

The ZR is only available with a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine making 125kW/200Nm with a CVT auto.

Toyota says over a combination of open and urban roads the ZR should use 6.0L/100km.

The Corolla hatch scored the maximum five-star ANCAP rating when it was tested in 2018. Coming standard across the range is advanced safety equipment such as AEB with pedestrian and cyclist detection, active cruise control, lane departure alert with steering assistance, auto high beam, lane trace assist with lane centring and speed sign recognition.

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Toyota Corolla 2020: ZR

Safety Rating
Engine Type Inline 4, 2.0L
Fuel Type Unleaded Petrol
Fuel Efficiency 6.0L/100km (combined)
Seating 5
Price From $27,390 - $33,000

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Range and Specs

Vehicle Specs Price*
Ascent Sport (hybrid) 1.8L, Unleaded Petrol/Electric, SPEED CONTINUOUS VARIABLE $24,530 - $30,250
Ascent Sport + Navi (hybrid) 1.8L, Unleaded Petrol/Electric, SPEED CONTINUOUS VARIABLE $25,410 - $31,350
SX (hybrid) 1.8L, Unleaded Petrol/Electric, SPEED CONTINUOUS VARIABLE $26,070 - $32,120
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