What is the MPG of a Toyota Corolla?

April 15th, 2021 by
2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid on Highway

Are you in the market for a sedan that can handle your commutes around and outside of San Diego, yet doesn’t force you to spend lots on fuel? The 2021 Toyota Corolla boasts impressive mpg ratings with the 2021 Corolla Hybrid LE trim, achieving up to 53 mpg city and 52 mpg highway*. Learn more about Corolla MPG specs and efficiency features with Mossy Toyota near La Jolla. 

2021 Toyota Corolla MPG

There are numerous Toyota Corolla trim levels to choose from, giving drivers different performance and efficiency options. Check out the Toyota MPG ratings by trim level, below:

  • 2021 Toyota Corolla L: 30 mpg city / 38 mpg highway / 33 mpg combined*
  • 2021 Toyota Corolla LE: 30 mpg city / 38 mpg highway / 33 mpg combined*
  • 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE: 53 mpg city / 52 mpg highway / 52 mpg combined*
  • 2021 Toyota Corolla XLE: 29 mpg city / 37 mpg highway / 32 mpg combined*
  • 2021 Toyota Corolla SE: 31 mpg city / 40 mpg highway / 34 mpg combined*
  • 2021 Toyota Corolla SE Nightshade Edition: 31 mpg city / 40 mpg highway / 34 mpg combined*
  • 2021 Toyota Corolla SE Apex Edition: 30 mpg city / 38 mpg highway / 33 mpg combined* 
  • 2021 Toyota Corolla XSE: 31 mpg city / 38 mpg highway / 34 mpg combined*
  • 2021 Toyota XSE Apex Edition: 30 mpg city / 38 mpg highway / 33 mpg combined*

Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE 

If you want to maximize your efficiency and power on Chula Vista roads, the 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE trim delivers on all fronts. It’s equipped with a 1.8L four-cylinder engine that’s paired with Valvematic technology, producing 121 hp and 105 lb-ft of torque. This model also features EV/ECO/Power driving modes that further increases fuel efficiency.

Toyota Corolla MPG: Efficiency Features

There’s a variety of innovative systems that contribute to the Toyota Corolla’s efficiency:

  • Exterior Design–Wind-tunnel testing produced a Corolla that’s agile when on the road.
  • Transmission–The Toyota Corolla comes standard with a continuously variable transmission (CVT), which provides a wide range of gear ratios than a conventional automatic transmission. 
  • Variable Valve Timing–This system calibrates the timing of the opening and closing of the valves. It results in balanced power and fuel economy. 

An additional standard Corolla feature is Dynamic Radar Cruise Control that delivers a better fuel economy that matching your speed with the car ahead of you. This is another way the Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P) system leads in automotive safety.

Shop for the Efficient Toyota Corolla at Mossy Toyota

If you’re interested in accessing the impressive Corolla MPG ratings, turn to the experts at Mossy Toyota. Contact us today to arrange a test drive and our experts will walk you through the Corolla specs, interior, and more!


*2021 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.


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