Two 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback models parked diagonally to each other at sundown in empty lot

What’s new with the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback?

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback release date and new features 

In recent years, we’ve seen the hatchback model type make a serious resurgence to the forefront of the American market. Functionality and smart performance is a hallmark of most (if not all) hatches throughout history, and with beautiful exterior design cues making a return to the type, there’s never been a better time to capitalize on the renewed consumer interest. At the New York International Auto Show, Toyota unveiled the newest member of its family, and we invite you to check out the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback release date and new features to see what we mean! 

2019 Toyota Corolla performance and design features 

Obviously, with a new body style comes a healthy amount of innovation to boot. The 2019 Corolla has been constructed on Toyota’s New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform, leaving it lower, wider and longer than its predecessors. Forward visibility is also increased by a lower-profile hood, and LED headlights and taillights onboard help to usher in feelings of adrenaline and raw confidence whenever you’re ready to go. 


Closeup shot of LED headlights of 2019 Toyota Corolla hatchback

Profile shot of blue 2019 Toyota Corolla body in dark lit alley


Speaking of which, the 2019 Corolla has introduced a new engine (in the form of a 2.0-liter Dynamic Force) that combines with an intelligent rev-matching manual transmission – or Dynamic Shift-CVT – to give you unprecedented responsiveness on the road. Though official horsepower and torque ratings have yet to be released, there’s no doubt that the 2019 Corolla will be sure to please and, perhaps most importantly, be a blast to drive. 


Steering wheel and touchscreen interface of 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

Manual transmission gear shifter knob of 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback


2019 Toyota Corolla technology and safety features 

A few awesome new tech innovations have made their way inside the all-new Corolla Hatchback, notably wireless smartphone charging and Apple Watch® compatibility! The latter of these two helps you lock, unlock and start your Corolla right from your wrist, keeping you more connected to it than ever before. In addition, the new Corolla will introduce some awesome new safety innovations as part of Toyota Safety Sense 2.0. Some highlights include:  

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection 
  • Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control 
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist 
  • Automatic High Beam 
  • Lane Tracing Assist (New for 2019) 
  • Road Sign Assist (Also New for 2019)  

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Get more information on the 2019 Toyota Corolla with Salinas Toyota 

The 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback is scheduled to arrive at our dealership by the summer of 2018, and if you want to get first in line to try it out, feel free to contact our Salinas Toyota team today for more information. We’ll also help you reserve your shot at the model!