Toyota's compact Corolla shows off its updated look at the 2010 LA Auto Show.
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Up front the Corolla gets an aggressive face, made even more aggressive by the S trim level's body kit and fog lamps. The lower grille opening looks more than a little like that of the new Scion tC.
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A 1.8-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine powers the small sedan to the tune of 132 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque.
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When paired with a five-speed manual transmission, the EPA rates the Corolla at 28 mpg city and 35 mpg highway. With the four-speed automatic slushbox, those numbers drop to 26 mpg city and 34 mpg highway.
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Traction control and stability control are standard, as is Smart Stop, which cuts engine power when the brake is depressed regardless of throttle position.
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The Corolla S gets newly designed 16-inch alloy wheels to go along with its color-keyed body kit and rear spoiler.