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2009 Toyota Corolla (E140 / E150)
The 2009 Toyota Corolla is part of the tenth generation of vehicles to go by the name Corolla. Toyota's designation for this car is the E140.
It sports engines sizing from 1.5L up to 2.4L in various markets. They can provide up to 158hp with fuel economy as high as 35 mpg on the highway.
The sporty XRS model takes only 7.9 seconds to hit 60 mph. The styling of this Corolla is described as being very close to that of the larger Toyota Camry model.
A screensaver containing pictures of various Toyota Corollas can be downloaded here.
Ninth generation E120 and E130This model offered numerous technology enhancement and more edgy styling. Toyota offered multiple high-performance versions of this model including the XRS. The highest output motor squeezed 215 hp out of just 1.8 liters using a supercharger. This vehicle was offered in the United States starting with the 2003 model year. The Toyota Matrix and Pontiac Vibe were also built off this platform.
Eighth generation E110Toyota did a minor redesign of the Corolla in 1995. This model eventually included Toyota's first motor with aluminum block and heads - making the entire vehicle lighter than the earlier generation.
Seventh generation E100This model was sold from 1993 to 1997. Toyota continued its theme of offering additional refinement with this model. Larger and heavier than before - it graduated from subcompact up to compact class. All coupe models were discontinued. A large number of engines were offered in different markets - the most powerful supercharged version boasted an output of 168 hp from only 1.6 liters.
Sixth generation E90Starting in 1988 Toyota offered this further-refined Corolla model. Similar mechanically to the last generation, it offered more rounded styling. The earlier RWD models were discontinued, and all cars were either front or all-wheel drive. GM sold this vehicle under the name "Geo Prizm."
Fifth generation E80Initially offered in 1984, Toyota changed the Corolla to front-wheel-drive for this model. Two different 1.6L engines produced 90 and 115 hp, the larger being fuel injected with DOHC. This car was also sold by GM as the Chevrolet Nova.
Fourth generation E70Sold from 1979 to 1983, this Corolla had more square-like styling than previous. Versions of the sporty GT-S and SR5 models of this series continued to be sold until 1987.
Third generation E30, E40, E50 and E60This model was offered from 1974 up to 1979. Slightly larger and heavier than the prior Toyota Corolla, it offered engines providing from 55 hp all the way up to 124 hp. This series underwent a number of restyles during its lifetime.
Second generation E20 seriesIntroduced in 1970, this model offered OHV engines of either 1.4 liters or 1.6 liters. The larger engine produced up to 115 hp with DOHC in the higher-performance models.
First generation E10 seriesThe original Toyota Corolla was released to market in 1966. Its engine displaced 1.1 liters and had an output of between 60 and 73 hp.