So my review on grade 2014 after having it for about 1.5 years. I upgraded from 2010 altis so the comparison will be with that car. This review is totally based on my opinion.
First lets talk about its suspension. I found its suspension to be a bit stiff as compared to previous model. Mostly that stiffness i found was on speed breakers ( specially in my area). Then comes the engine and gearbox. 1.8 engine which is now a dual vvti is more powerful tho because of cvti you cant feel that power maybe because there is no jerk of shifting when you suddenly accelerate. Now about the gearbox ( the thing i love the most in this car) the transmission is very smooth and very fuel efficient due to 7 gears. Even on 80 kmph the rpm is between 1-1.5 ( with light foot). Now the paddle shifter.. Not a fan of them because in karachi you bearly use it. Now coming towards the design and paint job. Like everyone knows this is the best looking corolla ever produced so no comments on them. I find the paint quality the same as old tho some pakwheelers have faced paint issue but i have noticed difference in med silver on gli and grande ( thats my observation) med silver looks good on grande. Now about tyres and brakes. I dont have much knowledge about tyres but in my opinion they should be 16,s like introduced internationally and a bit wider ( i saw some wide tyres on a corolla with were looking really good.. Idk the size tho). I changed the tyres on the second day to michelin energy. Brakes are quite satisfying.. Better than previous model. Now coming to the interior. Lets talk about the leather quality which i must say is very very good as compared to previous model as previous model corolla seats got wrinkles on them within a year which i got my seats changed under warranty. Even honda has crap leather atleast in city. I also like the padding which is done on every penal. The speedometer is also very attractive. Now i dont get the use of split rear seats in a sedan but anyhow its a plus point as it can be needed sometime. I do miss the wooden touch that previous corollas had. Anyhow overall i would say civic has a better interior.
I guess thats it.. Its my first review so i dont know if its good or bad. Do feel free to ask question.
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