2020 Toyota Corolla Nightshade Edition
The Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic are household names for value and have been top-selling compact-car lines for decades.
Today, both of these models definitely aren’t calling it in. In both cases, their most recent redesigns have recast these otherwise modest compact cars in much more exciting—or at least inspiring—forms. Strong and fuel-efficient powertrains give them perky performance while still getting at least close to 40 mpg highway in both sedan and hatchback styles. The Civic comes as a coupe, and the Corolla as a hybrid. And refinement and safety features haven’t been forgotten in the name of keeping the price low.
These two models achieve exactly the same overall score of 6.7 in our TCC ratings, but with a very different points distribution. It clearly lays out that these are both strong entries today,…