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Car reviews - Toyota - Corolla - Seca CSi 5-dr hatch


1 Aug 1991

NUMBER SIX of the Corolla generations since 1966 revealed new drivetrains clothed in three fresh body shapes: a four-door sedan and two five-door hatchbacks. As usual, there were safety, refinement, comfort and quality rises as well as weight. But that was back in July 1989. Come July 1991 and there were minor but marked improvements beyond the regular grille, trim and hubcap titivations. Only the SE hatch manual retained the 60kW 1.4, the SE sedan gained the 67kW 1.6-litre 4A-FC engine, and the CS and CS-X made way for the new CSi sedan and hatch and Ultima sedan and Seca. The latter two were powered by a new 77kW version of the 4A-FE 1.6 engine first seen in the Corolla 4WD wagon. The 100kW 4A-GE-engined GTi hatch replaced the SX hatch. A further round of changes in late ’92 saw the SE 1.4, Ultima 1.6 and GTi models die and the CSi became the CSi Limited, while a new 85kW 1.8-litre 7A-FE four-cylinder engine provided better driveability in the new Seca RV and Seca Ultima. Keen pricing, extra standard features and aggressive marketing kept sales of the rapidly ageing AE90 series buoyant. Worldwide, well over 4.5 million have been manufactured, and it's still being made. In Africa, as the Toyota Tazz, reflecting the sheer hardiness of the basic design...
Model release date: 1 July 1991 to 1 March 1993

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