2014 Toyota Corolla: The 10 Things You Need to Know

2014 Toyota Corolla: The 10 Things You Need to Know

3. New CVTi-S

Opt for the automatic transmission in the LE, LE Eco or S models and you will receive an all-new CVTi-S transmission. Unlike a typical CVT that is constantly changing ratios, this transmission will mimic gears depending on driving style. In ‘S’ trim the transmission will simulate seven gears and have steering wheel mounted paddle shifters. All versions of the CVTi-S will also offer an ECO and SPORT driving mode.

  • I would love to see a sport wagon version of this–similar to the Matrix, but replacing that model entirely with a more usable post-C-pillar section.