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It is about time that the brand Toyota also becomes associated with certain keywords: Suave, sleek, and upscale. Too often it is dull to dismiss the Japanese manufacturer by the usual: practical, affordable, and safe. While these are attributes that have contributed immensely to Toyota's reputation, it has also been at the forefront of innovation and pushing the envelope.

The popular Toyota Corolla Range is an example of that. With each generation, Toyota has instilled heaps of technology in the Corolla family. The Toyota Corolla Hatch is an excellent embodiment of this. With its dynamic appearance and comfortable cabin, it is an excellent choice for motorists looking at joining the Corolla family. The model is available in 5 different variants:

  • Toyota Corolla Hatch 1.8 XS CVT HEV
  • Toyota Corolla Hatch 2.0 XR CVT
  • Toyota Corolla Hatch 1.8 XR CVT HEV
  • Toyota Corolla Hatch 2.0 XR CVT BT
  • Toyota Corolla Hatch 1.8 XR CVT HEV BT

Whilst the Toyota Corolla Hatch has certainly urged us to reimagine how we perceive the Corolla, there is one thing about the brand that remains unchanged: Affordability. The Hatch begins at R500 700, and the model at the top of the range retails for R549 600. It is impressive that Toyota has managed to keep the vehicle affordable, especially because the range is known for it.

The driving experience is as dependable and even as we have come to expect from the Toyota Corolla. All models are equipped with either a 1.8l or 2.0l turbocharged engine that also does not sip heavily on fuel. Safety features aplenty are found in this range. Motorists can expect to find functions such as Hill-Assist Control and Electronic Brake Force Distribution to make their drive a breeze.

The exterior is an exciting marriage of sporty and modern. It is a welcome pivot from how this vehicle is normally styled. Models are available in bi-tone colour options, adding further to the appeal of the Hatch. Let’s have a look at this model’s accessories.


The Toyota Corolla Hatch comes equipped with a range of accessories. These include

Accessory: Purpose:
Toyota Safety Film Kit Assists with enhancing the strength of the window, especially from burglaries or smash and grabs.
Towbar Assists with transporting trailers or other vehicles.
Side Visor Assists with protecting the vehicle from the outside elements.
Headlamp Guard Assists with protecting the headlamp from the elements and bad weather conditions.

Toyota Corolla Hatch Interior Accessories

Boot matAssists with the protection of items in the boot. This especially helps items from sliding around.
Scuff platesAssist with the protection of the sill.
Cup holdersAssist with holding items for the motorist or passengers.

If you would like any more information on this model's accessories, click here.​


The popularity of the Toyota Corolla range means that parts are freely available everywhere. This presents a danger because Toyota cannot guarantee the safety of your Hatch if non-genuine parts are utilised. It is always encouraged to make use of Toyota Genuine Car Parts to ensure the safety of your vehicle.

Toyota Genuine Car Parts undergo rigorous testing to ensure that our safety standards are met. The use of our car parts influences everything from the integrity of your Hatch right to its eventual resale value. It is also worth noting that Toyota Genuine Parts come standard with a 12-month warranty.

Examples of Toyota Corolla Hatch car parts include:

  • Brake pads
  • Engine bearings
  • Oil filters
  • Wheel hubs and bearings

By choosing to service your Toyota Corolla Hatch through an approved CFAO Motors Toyota Dealership, there is a certainty that genuine parts will be utilized. Book a service appointment with us here. Please also view our parts and service specials that we have available.


By purchasing a Toyota Corolla Hatch, your vehicle will also come equipped with a service plan and warranty. The parameters are the same for all models in this range. Have a look at them below:

Service And Warranty:Parameters:
Service Plan6 services/ 90 000km
Service Interval12 months / 15 000km
Warranty3 years/ 100 000km

Furthermore, there is an additional Genuine Unlimited Warranty. If you would like more information on this warranty option, click here.

Type Of Warranty:Parameters:
Toyota Warranty3 -years /100 000km
Toyota Hybrid Battery Warranty8-years /195 000km


When is it recommended that you service your Toyota Corolla?

Toyota generally recommends that you service your Corolla every 6 months.

What can one expect when you service your Toyota Corolla?

Motorists can expect a tire inspection, brake inspection, and oil change amongst other items.

How often is it recommended that you change the oil in your vehicle?

Generally, an oil change is recommended every 6 months. However, many motorists are opting on changing the oil in their cars more frequently.

For how long can a Toyota Corolla engine last?

A Toyota engine has been known to last for over 400 000kms.

What is the problem with skipping a car service?

One of the biggest dangers of skipping a service is the risk of invalidating your warranty.​

The Toyota Corolla is a top-seller for a very good reason. Not only is it assembled to world-class standards and quality, but it is also the after-sales service that makes it even more appealing. The Toyota Corolla Hatch may push the limit to what we would ordinarily expect, but its after-sales options are still Toyota: affordable, reliable, and trustworthy.

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