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2020 Toyota Corolla vs 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

The Toyota lineup has long been a class leader in efficiency with a handful of hybrid hatchback, crossover, and SUV options for modern drivers who want to increase their efficiency without sacrificing everything else. For the 2020 model year, the Toyota hybrid lineup is growing by one with the addition of the brand-new 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid configuration.

How does the new 2020 Corolla Hybrid stack up against its gas-powered counterpart? We have put the 2020 Toyota Corolla and 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid lineups head to head below so you can find out.

split screen images of the 2020 Toyota Corolla and 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

2020 Toyota Corolla


2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

$19,500 Starting MSRP $22,950
31/38 Fuel Economy 53/52
Standard Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 Standard
L, LE, SE CVT, SE, XLE, XSE Trim Levels Hybrid LE

What is the difference in fuel economy?

While some drivers may have differing criteria for choosing between the 2020 Corolla and 2020 Corolla Hybrid, for most it will come down to starting price and fuel economy. Of course, drivers who favor best-in-class fuel economy will likley be drawn to the fuel-sipping nature of the new 2020 Corolla Hybrid. The good news is not only does the 2020 Corolla Hybrid deliver when it comes to efficiency, but it also doesn’t cost too much more than the traditional gas-powered Corolla and also offers many of the same features and performance specs so there is virtually no compromise.

The 2020 Corolla Hybrid delivers 53 mpg city and 52 mpg highway compared to the 2020 Corolla that delivers 31 mpg city and 38 mpg highway depending on trim level and driving conditions.

The largest drawback to the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid model is its lack of customizability. While the traditional 2020 Corolla is offered in six configurations the 2020 Corolla Hybrid is offered in only one. Some drivers may prefer the ability to better align their feature wish lists with the traditional lineup.

Explore the 2020 Toyota Corolla and 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid lineups more in depth at the Fox Toyota dealership in Clinton, TN near Knoxville. Our team would be happy to highlight additional pros and cons of each model and can help you get behind the driver’s seat with a test drive appointment which is always our favorite form of research.