How to Get the Most from the 2014 Corolla Test Drive



Although the 2014 Toyota Corolla is an excellent compact sedan for all types of families, it is always a good idea to go for a test drive before making your purchase or signing a contract for a lease. This will allow you to make sure that the trim level you are considering is right for you.

In order to get the most out of a Corolla test drive, you need to pay close attention to the car during the drive. You will also need to do some research ahead of time.


One of the most important things to do in order to get the most out of your 2014 Toyota Corolla test drive is to cooperate with the salesperson. Don’t be surprised if you have to show your license and insurance information before you test drive the vehicle; this is to protect the dealership. By cooperating with the salesperson, you will stay on his or her good side. This in turn will increase the salesperson’s willingness to help you choose the right Corolla.

Know the Trims

Before you ever get into the 2014 Corolla for your test drive, you should be familiar with the various trim levels and other options. While you could ask the salesperson for information on the trims, the process of getting a test drive and learning more will be much faster if you do your research ahead of time. This will allow you to get an idea of what trim level you can see yourself driving so you can test drive the appropriate Corolla.

Try Different Terrains

During the actual test drive, be sure to take the 2014 Toyota Corolla over as many types of roads as possible. You want to drive it at various speeds and different types of terrain. Try to go on both bumpy and smooth roads as well as straight and curvy ones. This will allow you to get a good idea of how the sedan handles on different roads.

Make Common Mistakes

As much as everyone wants to be a perfect driver, it is not possible. If you are aware of any small mistakes you make while driving, such as checking warning lights or making your turns too tight, try to see how the Corolla handles them. In the case of driving items, such as turns, be sure to do so on a clear road to avoid accidents and warn the salesperson (if with you) beforehand.

Think It Over

Getting the most from your test drive actually continues after it is over. Don’t feel pressured to buy the car immediately after your test drive. Remember that you will probably want to think over how the car felt for a few hours to a day before making a decision. Then you can happily drive away in your new Corolla.

To learn more about the 2014 Toyota Corolla or to schedule a test drive, visit Miller Toyota in Manassas, Virginia.

July 14, 2014
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