2023 Toyota Corolla in Hamilton, ON

Toyota Corolla & Hybrid at Upper James Toyota

There’s a 2023 Corolla available, whether gas, hybrid or hatchback, for your needs, fit to match your personality, here at Upper James Toyota. Whether you want something more refined or sporty, traditional or forward-thinking, there’s a plethora of different model options to choose from. Few vehicles out on the road today are smarter or more fun to drive, not to mention the terrific value price it starts at. Follow along with our team here at Upper James Toyota in Hamilton as we outline all of the top features of the 2023 Corolla and Hybrid, from design to performance to tech to safety.

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Exterior Design

Dynamic Design

The 2023 Corolla is stylish, sporty and dynamic, however you look at it. It all starts with a low-centre of gravity that keeps the sedan primed for action. Framed on the side are athletic wheels that are always ready for a bend in any road. The front is highlighted by bi-beam LED headlights to ensure that sport utility is always at the forefront, literally.

Performance S Line

Upgrade the sport-style of the 2023 Corolla even further thanks to the S line on the SE and XSE. Enjoy a variety of top-level performance-focused features, including:

  • 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels
  • Wider honeycomb grille
  • Dual tip exhaust
  • Rear lip spoiler
  • Black roof option
  • Available sunroof


Colour Options

Enjoy a wide variety of available Corolla colours. No matter the option you prefer, highlight your personality through you vehicle with one of these many choices.

  • White
  • Wind Chill Pearl
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Celestite
  • Underground
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Blueprint
Dimensions: 2023 Toyota Corolla LE
Length (mm/in) 4,630 / 182.3
Width (mm/in) 1,780 / 70.1
Height (mm/in) 1,435 / 56.5
Wheelbase (mm/in) 2,700 / 106.3
Gross Vehicle Weight (kg/lbs)1,785 / 3935.2

Interior Design

8-Way Power Driver Seat

An 8-way power adjustable driver seat allows you, the driver, to achieve the perfect seat position that balances both comfortability and stabilization of ideal posture.

Seat Coverings

Depending on the trim of your Corolla, you’ll be met with a different material of seat coverings. These materials and models break down as such:

  • Cloth: LE & SE
  • Softex/Fabric: XSE



Dimensions:2023 Toyota Corolla LE CVT
Headroom (front) (mm/in)973 / 38.3
Headroom (rear) (mm/in)942 / 37.1
Legroom (front) (mm/in)1,074 / 42.3
Legroom (rear) (mm/in)884 / 34.8
Shoulder Room (front) (mm/in)1,372 / 54.0
Shoulder Room (rear) (mm/in)1,313 / 51.7
Cargo Capacity (L/cu-ft)371 / 13.1
Seating Capacity5


8-inch Multimedia System

Driving in 2023 and beyond demands the latest in technology, and you’ll receive that thanks to the next-gen 8-inch Toyota multimedia system as standard. This is your ultimate hub for connective features, along with easy voice and touch controls to make your drive even easier.

 Drive Connect

Drive Connect brings Corolla driving to the next level, featuring the latest updates, access to a 24/7 agent with Destination Assist, an Intelligent Assistant and more.

 Apple CarPlay & Android Auto Functionality

The Corolla is smart in many ways, and one of those ways is its ease of connecting to your smartphone of choice, whether Apple or Android. Utilize either voice commands or steering wheel controls to maintain control of your favourite phone apps, all while keeping your eyes trained on the road ahead.

Performance & Engines

Engine Power

The LE, SE and XSE trims of the Corolla are highlighted by top-end power brought forth through the 2.0 L Dynamic Force engine, reaching 169 horsepower. Hybrid models see a 1.8 L 4-cylinder Hybrid Synergy Drive powertrain, providing efficient performance that reaches 134 horsepower.

 Toyota New Global Architecture

All of that fun and comfortability out on the road in this new 2023 Corolla is made possible thanks to being built on the Toyota New Global Architecture platform. It includes many features that create both a smooth and in-control ride.

  • Wide track
  • Low centre of gravity
  • Rigid structure
  • Multi-link rear suspension
  • Active cornering assist

 On-Demand AWD

A Corolla needs to be fit to be driven in Canada thanks to our often treacherous winters, and the Electronic On-Demand All-Wheel Drive system ensures you’ll be well-equipped to handle the tough roads in your way. The Corolla Hybrid has the distinction of being the sole compact hybrid car with AWD availability.

Specifications: 2023 Toyota Corolla LE, SE, XSE 2023 Toyota Corolla Hybrid
Engine 2.0L 4-cylinder DOHC 16-valve 1.8L 4-cylinder Hybrid Synergy Drive
Horsepower 169134
Fuel Efficiency (city/highway/combined) (L/100 km) 7.0 4.7


Toyota Safety Sense 3.0

Every 2023 Corolla model features Toyota Safety Sense 3.0, a top-tier suite of active safety to protect you, your passengers and pedestrians. These features include:

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian & Daytime Bicycle Detection, Interaction Support and Emergency Steering Assist
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Lane Tracing Assist (enhanced line & road recognition)
  • Lane Departure Alert (with steering assist & road edge detection)
  • Full Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (with curve speed management)

 10 Airbags

As advanced as the Corolla is with its TSS 3.0 on every model, you will still drive with even more peace of mind knowing that the traditional safety elements of airbags are well represented across the cabin with 10 of them placed across the interior.

 Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert

The Blind Spot Monitor will alert you of a nearby vehicle in a neighbouring lane that may have slipped into your blind spot. Further, the Rear Cross Traffic Alert lets you know of traffic approaching behind you when backing out of a parking spot.

What’s New on the 2023 Toyota Corolla?

The Toyota Corolla continues to grow year after year with new updates to this classic nameplate. Updates include a new front fascia, LED headlights (SE and XSE), daytime running lights, new rear bumper (LE), as well as a remodeled rear diffuser and 18-inch Gloss Graphite wheels (XE and XSE). On the performance side of things, the LE gets to take advantage of the top-level 2.0L engine. For those Hybrid drivers, LE, SE and XSE trims are all available with AWD. Inside, the multimedia system has been updated, along with a move to Toyota Safety Sense 3.0.

2023 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Trim Levels

Front side view of 2023 Toyota Corolla LE


Starting at $26,090*

Key features:
● 15-inch alloy wheels
● Heated front seats
● Wireless Apple CarPlay, Android Auto
● Smart key

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Front side view of 2023 Toyota Corolla LE AWD


Starting at $27,590*

Key features:
● Electronic On-Demand AWD
● Toyota Safety Sense 3.0
● 8-inch Toyota Multimedia system
● Smart key

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Front side view of 2023 Toyota Corolla SE AWD


Starting at $29,890*

Key features:
● 18-inch alloy wheels
● Sport styling
● Drive Connect
● Electronic On-Demand All-Wheel Drive

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Front side view of 2023 Toyota Corolla XSE AWD


Starting at $34,290*

Key features:
● Heated steering wheel
● Softex front & rear heated seats
● 8-inch Toyota multimedia system
● Toyota Safety Sense 3.0

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The Corolla is a legend in the Toyota lineup for a reason, and the 2023 version offers even more reasons why it should be your next choice sedan. Contact our team here at Upper James Toyota in Hamilton to begin your shopping journey today, or if you just have some questions. Beyond vehicle sales, we’re your one-stop destination for all of your Toyota needs, including service, detailing, parts and more. Fill out the form below to book a test drive with this new 2023 Corolla.

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