2022 Toyota Corolla vs 2023 Kia Cerato Comparison

    Toyota Corolla

    Kia Cerato

    2022 Toyota
    Corolla
    vs
    2023 Kia
    Cerato
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small category, between scores of 7.4 and 8.6.
    0.0
    8.3
    7.5
    0.0
    Based on the Toyota Corolla ASCENT SPORT HYBRID
    Based on the Kia Cerato S SAFETY PACK
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    43L - 50L
    151 to 300 km
    50L
    340 to 370 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    7 year
    warranty
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    CarExpert's Take

    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Brilliant real-world efficiency
    • So easy to live with
    • Strong ownership potential
    Misses
    • Plastic steering wheel for this spec
    • Optional safety kit on Ascent Sport
    • Prices are way up!
    Mike Costello
    Senior Contributor
    Mike Costello drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Seven-year warranty
    • Ample metal for the money
    • Unexpectedly agile handling adds some interest
    Misses
    • Tyre roar evident on highways
    • Four-star ANCAP rating unless fitted with option pack
    • Smaller touchscreen than other grades

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    NA
    • Premium Paint (+$520)

    Colours Available

    Hatch:

    • Glacier White
    • Frosted White ($575 extra)
    • Silver Pearl ($575 extra)
    • Jasper Red ($575 extra)
    • Graphite ($575 extra)
    • Eclectic Blue ($575 extra)
    • Peacock Black ($575 extra)
    • Eclipse Black ($575 extra)

    Sedan:

    • Glacier White
    • Frosted White ($575 extra)
    • Silver Pearl ($575 extra)
    • Atomic Rush red ($575 extra)
    • Lunar Blue ($575 extra)
    • Saturn Blue ($575 extra)
    • Celestite Grey ($575 extra)
    • Ink ($575 extra)

    The Cerato range is available in nine finishes:

    • Clear White
    • Snow White Pearl*
    • Mineral Blue*
    • Silky Silver*
    • Horizon Blue*
    • Steel Grey*
    • Runway Red*
    • Platinum Graphite*
    • Aurora Black*

    *Premium paint adds $520

    Specs

    Type
    MULTI POINT F/INJ, DIRECT FUEL INJ, PORT & DIRECT F/INJMULTI POINT F/INJ, TUR GASOLINE DIR INJ
    Size (cc)
    1798 - 19871591 - 1999
    Size (L)
    1.8L, 2.0L2.0L, 1.6L
    Induction
    INLINE 4INLINE 4, TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    72kW - 126kW112kW - 150kW
    Power RPM
    5200 - 66006000 - 6200
    Torque
    142Nm - 203Nm192Nm - 265Nm
    Torque RPM
    3600 - 46001500 - 4000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    13 - 13.0510 - 10.3

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