What's the Difference Between the 2019 Corolla Hatchback and the 2018 Corolla iM?


When comparing both models, the 2019 Corolla Hatchback has a received noticeable upgrade when it comes to both technology and performance features. The latest Corolla continues to innovate and raise the bar for drivers. At Toyota of Portsmouth, we carry 2019 Corolla inventory that is perfect for the daily driver. We are excited to share the most recent Corolla's features with our Portsmouth drivers.


When comparing the 2019 Corolla Hatchback and 2018 Corolla iM, you will notice that the 2019 Corolla offers better safety features, technology, performance features, and fuel economy. The new Corolla also has a refined new design that equally serves the practicality of your driving experience and the style. With two performance-tuned trim levels, the 2019 Corolla is built to impress.

If you enjoy a snappy driving experience, the newest Corolla utilizes a 2.0-Liter Dynamic Force D-46 fuel injection engine that produces 168 horsepower. This is a bump up from the 2018 Corolla iM that comes with a 137-horsepower 1.8-liter engine that generates 137 horsepower. The 2019 Corolla is expected to be more fuel efficient than the Corolla iM while also equipped with a stiffer, sport-tuned suspension.


When it comes to technology, the 2019 Corolla Hatchback sports a standard 8-inch Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen with Apple CarPlay™ capabilities, a subscription to onboard Wi-Fi, voice-recognition, Bluetooth, and more. If that wasn't enough, the 2019 Corolla comes with the innovative Star Safety System®, Safety Connect®, and Toyota Safety Sense™. The standard driver assistance and safety system include features like:

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Road Sign Assist
  • Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control

If you are impressed by the new features for the 2019 Corolla Hatchback, be sure to check out our other new models.

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