After discontinuing the Scion brand earlier this year, many remained wondering what would become brand models, namely its newly released hatchback, the iM. Toyota announced that it would absorb the Scion brand selection models in its main range, but exactly where they would go was not clear until now. Last week the Toyota brand announced that the iM would make its reappearance as a hatchback option for the 2018 Corolla. Here’s what we know so far on the 2018 Toyota Corolla iM hatchback.
2018 Toyota Corola iM Outside
It is reported that 2018 Toyota Corolla iM will come as a 5 door hatchback. We can not expect many levels of finish of this model instead of only one level of finish will be offered. Traditional front features such as headlights, bumpers and grille will remain unchanged. The presence of folding exterior mirrors, LED lights and fog lights is also expected in this model. It will be fitted with 17-inch alloy wheels. Toyota is looking to introduce this model in a wide range of color schemes such as classic metallic silver, red metallic Barcelona, pearl blizzard, black sand bead, electric storm blue and green spring metallic. The expected length of this model length is 170.5 inches. Similarly, the width is 69.3 inches. The expected idle weight will be approximately 2,943 pounds. This vehicle will contain the 102.4-inch wheelbase.
2018 Toyota Corola iM Inside
The interior of 2018 Toyota Corolla iM will feature two rows of seats. The cabin accommodates five passengers. The front seats have additional options like front seats that can accommodate and divide the fold-down rear seats. The front seats are designed for a long distance. Folding the rear seats helps to increase the cargo space or the capacity in the cab. The cabin offers enough space to keep small objects.
The main features of the cabin of this model include a navigation system, cruise control, rear view camera, leather seats, tilt and telescopic steering wheel. We can also expect the presence of an automatic climate control system in the cabin. The list of info-entertainment products will cover 7-inch touchscreen, 6-speaker sound system, MP3, MP4 and Bluetooth. Additional features will include air conditioning system, hangers, USB ports and charging ports. All these features will provide the best entertainment for passengers.
2018 Toyota Corola iM Engine Performance
In case of rumors regarding the clean machine, the Toyota Corolla 2018 can be powered by a 1.8-liter engine at 4 barrels of confidence to deliver production of 132 hp and 128 lb-ft of torque. For better car performance, the engine could be coupled using a six-speed transmission or multiple automatic transmission speeds. In addition to the energy intake is expected to arrive at 28 miles per gallon city / 37 mpg on the road.
Release Date and Price
Toyota continued to be silent on the new model but we could anticipate seeing the new 2018 Toyota Corolla iM available in car dealers by the 2017 delay, maybe even squeeze the way back in the early 2018. The price of 2018 Toyota Corolla iM will be about $ 18,460.