2021 Toyota Corolla - A Safe, Satisfying Sedan

The 2021 Toyota Corolla is a safe choice in more ways than one for drivers looking for a new sedan for sale in Ottawa. The Corolla has a long history as a value-packed, safety-minded, well-equipped, and reliable car. The 2021 model is no different, offering a comfortable ride, spacious passenger room, and many desirable standard features. Available in both a four-door sedan or hatchback style, this small Toyota has a big personality.

Models and Pricing

Myers Auto offers a variety of new 2021 Toyota Corolla models for sale in Ottawa. The Corolla is one of the few sedans that are still offered with a six-speed manual transmission (6M) while the other models feature a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The 2021 Toyota Corolla is offered for sale in seven trim levels across Canada:


  • L 6M - $19,350
  • L CVT - $21,150
  • LE CVT - $22,090
  • SE 6M - $22,590
  • SE CVT - $23,590
  • XLE CVT - $27,450
  • XSE CVT - $28,950


Every model of the 2021 Toyota Corolla is built with LED taillights, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 suite of driver-assist features.


The SE model, priced starting at $22,590 for the 6M and $23,590 for the CVT, offers the best value for drivers, especially ones that want a bit more power in their Corolla. These models include a more powerful 2.0-litre engine, sport fabric seats, smart key and push button start, heated front seats, Bi-LED headlamps, and blind spot monitor with rear cross traffic alert.


Both the manual and automatic transmission models pair with the same engine on most trim levels--a 1.8-litre four-cylinder DOH engine that delivers 139 horsepower. The manual gets fuel economy of 8.0 L/100km in the city and 6.0 L/100km on the highway, while the automatic is almost the same at 7.9 and 6.1, respectively.


The sportier SE and XSE models receive a 2.0-litre four-cylinder DOH engine that delivers 169 horsepower that improves acceleration. Ride quality is amplified through a sport-tuned suspension (on both) and larger 18-inch wheels (on the XSE). The sportier engine lowers fuel economy only slightly--8.2 L/100km city and 6.5 L/100km highway for the manual transmission and 7.7 and 6.1 for the CVT.

Interior and Infotainment

The new 2021 Toyota Corolla for sale in Ottawa offers a streamlined dashboard full of technology that seems much more expensive than the price tag. The Corolla sedan offers great leg room for back-seat passengers, as well as plenty of trunk volume to carry all necessary items. The dashboard is the location for the Corolla's touchscreen infotainment system, which comes standard with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a subscription-based Wi-Fi hotspot.


Toyota is known for its safety and reliability, and the 2021 Corolla is no different. It was named an IIHS Top Safety Pick and includes a host of standard driver-assist technology through Toyota Safety Sense 2.0, comprising of adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assist, and forward-collision warning with automated emergency braking. With an initial price tag under $20,000, drivers can purchase a reliable, safe, sturdy, and modern sedan when they choose a new 2021 Toyota Corolla.