2012 Toyota Corolla ASCENT

2012 Toyota Corolla ASCENT Specifications

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About the 2012 Toyota Corolla ASCENT

The 2012 Toyota Corolla ASCENT is a front-wheel drive five-door hatchback that was released to the Australian market on 01/10/2010 classified as a ZRE152R MY11. The Corolla is regarded as a small car built in Japan with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$7,900.

The Corolla is a front-wheel drive 5 door with 5 seats, powered by a 1.8L INLINE 4 engine that has 100 kW of power (at 6000 rpm) and 175 Nm of torque (at 4400 rpm) via a Six-speed Manual. TOYOTA claims the Corolla ASCENT uses 7.3L/100km of Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 171g of CO2. It has a 55L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 753km per full tank.

The Corolla measures 1515mm (59.6 inches) in height, 4220mm (166.1 inches) in length, 1760mm (69.3 inches) in width with a 2600mm (102.4 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1330kg (2932.1 lbs) of unladen weight. The Corolla ASCENT comes standard with 195/65 R15 front tyres and 195/65 R15 rear tyres. It requires a service every 6 months or 10,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2012 Toyota Corolla ASCENT has a 113mm ground clearance with a 1300kg braked and 450kg unbraked towing capacity. It has a final gear ratio of 4.529.

The Corolla has received a 5 star rating from ANCAP. The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side Front Floor and the compliance plate is located on the Upper Pass Side C-Pillar. An example VIN number would be similar to JTNKU56E%01000011.


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Toyota Corolla ASCENT Details
Used Price From DealerA$7,900
Trade-In ValueA$5,600
SeriesZRE152R MY11
Body Stylefive-door hatchback
Release date01/10/2010
Discontinued date30/09/2012
Drive typeFWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Front Floor
Compliance plate locationUpper Pass Side C-Pillar
VIN ExampleJTNKU56E%01000011
Country of originJapan
SegmentSmall Car
Safety ANCAP rating5 stars
Number of doors5
Seating capacity5
Toyota Corolla ASCENT Engine Specifications
Size1798cc, 1.8L
Power @ RPM 100kW @ 6000rpm (134.1 hp)
Torque @ RPM175Nm @ 4400rpm (129.1 lb-ft)
Number of Valves16
Euro RatingEURO 4
Compression ratio10
Power/weight ratio75.2kw/tonne
Bore/stroke80.5mm × 88.3mm (3.1in × 3.5in)
Toyota Corolla ASCENT Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionSix-speed Manual
Drive typefront-wheel drive
Turning circle10.4m (34.1 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size195/65 R15 - 6x15
Rear tyre & wheel size195/65 R15 - 6x15
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut, Coil Spring, Lower control arm, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeTrailing arm, Torsion bar, Coil Spring, Gas damper
Toyota Corolla ASCENT Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity55L
Fuel consumption (combined average)7.3L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)9.4L / 100km
Fuel consumption highway (average)6.1L / 100km
Vehicle range753.4km (468.1 miles)
Emission standardEURO 4
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)171g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)220g / 100km
CO2 emissions (highway)142g / 100km
Toyota Corolla ASCENT Dimensions
Length4220mm (166.1 inches)
Width1760mm (69.3 inches)
Height1515mm (59.6 inches)
Wheelbase2600mm (102.4 inches)
Front track1535mm (60.4 inches)
Rear track1535mm (60.4 inches)
Ground clearance113mm (4.4 inches)
Unladen weight1330kg (2932.1 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass-
Gross Combination Mass-
Toyota Corolla ASCENT Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity1300kg (2866.0 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity450kg (992.1 lbs)
Toyota Corolla ASCENT Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distance100,000km
Toyota Corolla ASCENT Servicing
Service interval (km)10,000 km
Service interval (months)6 months
Toyota Corolla ASCENT Options
Standard Features
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Airbag Knee Driver
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Brake Assist
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Cloth Trim
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Head Airbags
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Power Mirrors With Indicators & Folding
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • Radio CD with 6 Speakers
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Side Front AirBags
  • Trip Computer
  • Traction Control System
Optional Features
  • Cruise Control - A$750
  • Metallic Paint - A$350