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Let's Go Places: Eat up in Edison

In a tiny town of just over 130 people sits some of the tastiest food in the Pacific Northwest. We’re talking about Edison; home to decadent cinnamon rolls at The Farm to Market Bakery, freshly-shucked oysters at The Rhody Cafe, and world-famous graham crackers at Breadfarm.

While Edison is just a short drive away (about 70 miles north of Seattle), you’ll want to arrive in style. The 2019 Corolla Hatchback was made for an adventure like this!

Sporty design

While small in size, the Corolla Hatchback (available in either SE or XSE grade) makes a big impression. Its form is distinct, dynamic, muscular, and sophisticated with a wider front and rear track and longer base than its predecessor, the Corolla iM.

An all-new platform helps you wring even more excitement around every corner. The Corolla Hatchback is close to the ground, keeping its center of gravity low for improved responsiveness and stability in the turns.

Beyond the shape, the vehicle rocks a many stylish exterior touches including available 18-inch alloy wheels, chrome grille, and tailpipe diffusers, and LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL). Don’t worry, the dash and doors match the artistry under the hood. The Corolla Hatchback is lined with premium piano-black accents, soft-touch materials and leather-trimmed sport seats, and contrast stitching on the dash and doors.

Speed and power

With its 2.0-liter four-cylinder Dynamic Force Engine, drivers are reintroduced to the thrill of being behind the wheel. The engine is smaller and lighter than its predecessor, benefitting overall balance, and quieter for Noise Vibration Harshness (NVH).

What’s more, the Hatchback’s available six-speed intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT) features close-ratio gears down low for spirited acceleration, with taller gears up top for optimized fuel economy while cruising. It also incorporates an intelligent rev-matching feature, helping reduce transmission shock when downshifting.

Comfort and style

Adding to the driver-centric interior, the vehicle comes equipped with a standard high-resolution 8-inch multimedia touchscreen, providing access to vehicle settings, audio controls, navigation, smartphone apps, and more.

Drivers can also enjoy Amazon Alexa connectivity for instant access to the music, news or weather, as well as Apple CarPlay, over eight speakers and available Entune 3.0 Premium Audio with JBL w/Clari-Fi. Other tech features include its Smart Key System, which lets drivers unlock the doors or trunk and start the engine with a push of a button, as well as Remote Connect to control the vehicle from Apple Watch or Android smartwatch.

Passengers can expect to be equally satisfied, as the Corolla Hatchback does not compromise on comfort. Its premium features include available leather-trimmed seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, and available heated seats. It sports five doors and can seat up to five passengers with 60/40 split fold-down rear seats with a center armrest and cupholders.

Safety first

Like all Toyota vehicles, the Corolla Hatchback prioritizes safety. It offers innovative, intelligent technology including the available Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) and Adaptive Front-Lighting System (AFS). Each vehicle is built with Toyota’s Star Safety System, which is designed to enhance traction, braking, and more.

It also has the latest version of Toyota’s suite of standard safety features, (TSS 2.0) Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 which includes Pre-Collision System (PCS) with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert (LDA) with Steering Assist and Road Edge Detection, Automatic High Beams (AHB), Road Sign Assist, Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC), and Lane Tracing Assist (LTA). Not every car provides this level of safety, just every Toyota.

The 2019 Corolla Hatchback SE starts at an MSRP of $19,990.

To learn more about this vehicle, visit one of the local Western Washington Toyota Dealers near you today. You can also visit to read more about the 2019 Corolla Hatchback and to see interior and exterior pictures.