The Toyota Corolla has been one of America’s best-selling cars for decades. That’s typically not because this compact sedan wins over the automotive press with its gorgeous styling or sporty performance. Rather, it’s because the Corolla is an affordable way to get Toyota’s sterling reputation for reliability.
Today’s Corolla does even more. This isn’t merely basic but solidly built transportation. The current Corolla, introduced as a 2020 model, looks sharper, drives better, and has a better-finished interior than past generations. Of course, the Corolla’s competitors keep getting stronger, too. While many Corolla buyers are happy to stick with their reliable winner, we’re going to evaluate how it fits into a crowded marketplace of excellent compact sedans. Keep reading to learn more about the Corolla’s pros and cons to see if it’s the best one for you.