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Posted by Elmo P. Shagnasty on July 19, 2009, 11:10 am
 


You aren't driving the US Corolla, obviously.

Posted by D Walford on July 19, 2009, 11:46 am
 
Elmo P. Shagnasty wrote:

The US version and the Australian version look almost identical, I
compared the widths of both and its identical.
Oddly we seem to get more models, we get hatchbacks as well as sedans
which don't appear to be available in the US but the US range includes a
model with a 2.4lt engine but we only get 1.8lt engines.


Daryl

Posted by Noddy on July 19, 2009, 1:05 pm
 


From what I've seen ours is the same.

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Regards,
Noddy.



Posted by Elmo P. Shagnasty on July 19, 2009, 2:29 am
 

No, the 7 inches of extra hiproom are in the Prius.

Posted by Noddy on July 19, 2009, 3:43 am
 


From Toyota's website:

http://www.toyota.com/prius-hybrid/specs.html#
http://www.toyota.com/corolla/specs.html#

<dimension - spec - model>

Size in inches

Headroom:  38.3 (Prius) 38.8 (Corolla)
Shoulder Room: 54.9 (Prius) 54.8 (Corolla)
Hip Room: 52.7 (Prius) 53.0 (Corolla)
Leg Room: 42.5 (Prius) 41.7 (Corolla)

On those figures I make the Corolla offering slightly more hip room and
slightly less leg room. Either way there is less than an inch difference
between the two in any dimension.

I don't know where you get the 7 inch difference from, other than your vivid
imagination.

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Regards,
Noddy.



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