Why the 2014 Corolla is a Great Family Car
If you are looking for a great family car, then the 2014 Toyota Corolla should be on your list of options. This is a compact sedan, but the interior is set up in a way that makes it feel much roomier. In some ways, it can even compare to a midsize or larger sedan.
The unique combination of features and comfort is responsible for the Corolla’s designation as a great family car. You have multiple trim levels to choose from, including the LE Eco, which is designed to increase fuel efficiency, making it an affordable choice to maintain.
One of the main features that most people look for in a family car is comfort, and this is no issue with the 2014 Toyota Corolla. You can opt for SofTex seats, which are available on several of the higher trim levels. These seats are leather-like to provide you a great deal of comfort and support, but they are still easy to maintain as they are stain- and water-resistant, making them perfect for families with small children. Another area in which the comfort of the Corolla becomes obvious is the amount of rear legroom. The 2014 Corolla offers an incredible 5 extra inches of rear legroom compared to the class average, ensuring that your entire family will travel comfortably whether your children are still young or full-grown teens.
The Entune entertainment system that comes with the 2014 Corolla is another great feature for families as it allows everyone to stay entertained during car rides. It lets you connect your smartphone to listen to music. You can also use one of the apps to search for attractions while on trips, find movie times, or let your family stay connected via social media networks.
Any parent will tell you that safety is the prime concern when looking for a family vehicle. The 2014 Toyota Corolla truly excels in terms of safety. While most sedans have several airbags standard, the Corolla has eight. This includes rear and front side curtain airbags, seat-mounted side airbags next to the front passenger and driver, and innovative new passenger seat-cushion and driver knee airbags. Every model also has the Star Safety System, which helps with braking, traction, and other safety concerns.
A final reason to consider the 2014 Corolla for your next family car is its excellent fuel efficiency. Although the exact numbers will vary depending on the configuration you choose in terms of trim and transmission, you can expect a range of 27 to 29 mpg in the city and 36 to 38 on the highway for the standard models*. If you go with an LE Eco model, you can get 30 mpg in the city and 40 to 42 on the highway*. This fuel efficiency lets you save on gas, even if you have to bring your kids to multiple extracurricular activities each week.
*Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.