The Toyota Corolla is known for being a mild, mass-market sedan that packs value into a bland package. But the sporty elements on the 2020 Toyota Corolla XSE model add some whole grain texture to this whitest of white breads.
The 2020 Corolla XSE sedan wears more aggressive front and rear bumpers, blue interior accents, and gets a larger, more powerful engine than the rest of the lineup. This bread might have some extra heft but it’s by no means all healthy whole grain; the back seat is cramped, it looks stubby, and it’s not actually sporty.
The 2020 Toyota Corolla earns a TCC Rating of 6.7, which matches the 2020 Mazda 3. Despite its shortcomings, the Corolla rates higher than the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta, 2020 Kia Forte, and 2020 Hyundai Elantra.
We spent a week with the 2020 Toyota Corolla XSE sedan while social distancing and picking up groceries for older family…