Released date : 1995/ 5/15

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Grade 1.6_16valve EFI_SE-Saloon 1.5_16valveEFI_DX 1.3_16valveEFI_DX
Model type
Model type E-AE114-AEMEK E-AE110-AEMBK E-EE111-AEKBK
Curb mass(kg) 1130 940 910
Dimensions Length(mm) 4285 4285 4285
Width(mm) 1690 1690 1690
Height(mm) 1385 1385 1385
Wheelbase(mm) 2465 2465 2465
Engine Engine code 4A-FE 5A-FE 4E-FE
Engine type In-line 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16valve In-line 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16valve In-line 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16valve
Displacement(cm3) 1587 1498 1331
Max. output kW(PS)/r.p.m. -/115/6000 -/100/5600 -/88/5600
* The specifications are those of representative model grades.
* Max. output represents a net rating. In the above table, digits separated by slashes ( / / ) stand for kW, PS, and r.p.m., respectively.
* The model numbers of these vehicles are AE111(1600), AE114(1600), AE110(1500), EE111(1300), CE110(2000Diesel), CE114(2000Diesel).
Released in May 1995, the eighth-generation Corolla was developed with a focus on the environment, safety, and total cost of ownership. The body dimensions were virtually unchanged, and many of the components were the same as those of its predecessor's, and yet the new model managed to reduce the vehicle weight by up to 50 kg.

The engine lineup was headed by a 1.6-liter 5-valve VVT unit (4A-G) that produced 165 PS, followed by 1.6-, 1.5- and 1.3-liter "high-mecha" twin-cam units (producing 115 PS, 100 PS, and 88 PS, respectively), and a 2-liter diesel unit with reduced NOx and smoke emissions. The transmission was either a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic, and the suspension used a 4-wheel MacPherson strut system. Front-engine, front-wheel-drive and 4-wheel-drive configurations were available. The 2-box hatchback model was discontinued.

The body types of the Corolla series that were available during the model life of the eighth-generation sedan included a 4-door sedan, a 2-door coupé (Levin), a 4-door hardtop (Ceres), a multi-purpose vehicle (Spacio), a 4-door wagon, and a 4-door van. Except for the sedan and the coupé, however, their model cycles varied.
Plant Takaoka plant, Kanto Auto Works, Ltd., DAIHATSU MOTOR CO., LTD.
A "corolla" is the ring of petals around the central part of a flower. The name was intended to evoke the image of a beautifully styled, eye-catching compact car.

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