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2017 Toyota Corolla Spied, Will get Mirai-Inspired Look

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Toyota plans to facelift the Corolla for the 2017 model year and new spy photos hint at the changes. 

Based on the camouflage, it’s obvious that the grille and taillights are the two main areas that will be changed up. Styling is likely to be influenced by the Mirai fuel-cell sedan and the Toyota Prius, both of which feature angular looks.

Inside, the Corolla is likely to receive an updated infotainment system and some minor styling tweaks.

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The 2017 refresh isn’t likely to affect powertrain options, although there is a chance that a new small Atkinson cycle engine will join the lineup. If that engine doesn’t appear, then expect Toyota to add it when the Corolla is redesigned in 2019.

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