Toyota Corolla 2004 vs Toyota Auris 2009

Toyota Corolla
2004 - 2007
Toyota Auris
2009 - 2010
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.6 Petrol1.6 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 110 HP132 HP
Torque: 150 NM160 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.2 seconds10 seconds
Toyota Auris is a more dynamic driving.
Toyota Corolla engine produces 22 HP less power than Toyota Auris, whereas torque is 10 NM less than Toyota Auris. Due to the lower power, Toyota Corolla reaches 100 km/h speed 0.2 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.06.5
Real fuel consumption: 7.2 l/100km7.4 l/100km
By specification Toyota Corolla consumes 0.5 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Auris, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Toyota Corolla could require 75 litres more fuel.
But when we compare the real fuel consumption reported by users, Toyota Corolla consumes 0.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Auris.
Fuel tank capacity: 55 litres55 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 780 km in combined cycle840 km in combined cycle
930 km on highway1010 km on highway
760 km with real consumption740 km with real consumption


Average engine lifespan: 280'000 km350'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used, but under equal conditions the average life of a Toyota Auris engine could be longer.
Engine production duration: 12 years15 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 2 other car models, including Toyota Avensis, Toyota Corolla VersoInstalled on at least 2 other car models, including Toyota Avensis, Toyota Verso
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Toyota Auris might be a better choice in this respect.
Hydraulic tappets: noyes
The Toyota Auris engine has hydraulic tappets (lifters), providing quieter operation and no need for periodic adjustment, but they are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in case of failure.


Length: 4.18 m4.22 m
Width: 1.71 m1.76 m
Height: 1.48 m1.52 m
Toyota Corolla is smaller.
Toyota Corolla is 4 cm shorter than the Toyota Auris, 5 cm narrower, while the height of Toyota Corolla is 4 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: no data350 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data750 litres
Turning diameter: 10.2 meters10.4 meters
The turning circle of the Toyota Corolla is 0.2 metres less than that of the Toyota Auris.
Gross weight (kg): 1`300no data
Safety: no datano data
Quality:Toyota Auris has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Toyota Corolla has serious deffects in 40 percent more cases than Toyota Auris, so Toyota Auris quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 20003200
Rating in user reviews: 8.4/10 8.8/10
Pros and Cons: Toyota Corolla has
  • lower price
Toyota Auris has
  • more power
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • fewer faults
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