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Man I'm glad we got the GRC here in the states. Something hits different over the GRY. For me personally it's the back window to the wing thats reminiscent of my favorite MY 2011 Wr(x)ocket.
I know ill probably get some pushback, but i prefer the GRC over the GRY. It looks better, has more space, is more practical, and has more power. Yes its heavier, but that's the only thing the GRY has over the GRC, the weight advantage.
But ill take looks, more room, more practicality, and more power over less weight Any day of the week.
 

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I know ill probably get some pushback, but i prefer the GRC over the GRY. It looks better, has more space, is more practical, and has more power. Yes its heavier, but that's the only thing the GRY has over the GRC, the weight advantage.
But ill take looks, more room, more practicality, and more power over less weight Any day of the week.
The “more power” just substitutes the added weight. But everything else I agree with
 

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I know ill probably get some pushback, but i prefer the GRC over the GRY. It looks better, has more space, is more practical, and has more power. Yes its heavier, but that's the only thing the GRY has over the GRC, the weight advantage.
But ill take looks, more room, more practicality, and more power over less weight Any day of the week.
I don't think that's a super controversial take. Many of us want a good daily driver. The GRC is better as a daily in every way. The GRY is probably better on the track, but I'll take that compromise for added space and creature comforts.
 

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I don't think that's a super controversial take. Many of us want a good daily driver. The GRC is better as a daily in every way. The GRY is probably better on the track, but I'll take that compromise for added space and creature comforts.
I think the take is almost pointless though because we don’t get the car anyways.
 

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I know ill probably get some pushback, but i prefer the GRC over the GRY. It looks better, has more space, is more practical, and has more power. Yes its heavier, but that's the only thing the GRY has over the GRC, the weight advantage.
But ill take looks, more room, more practicality, and more power over less weight Any day of the week.
Given the poll results of GRC vs GRY, I'd say it's a very safe take. 64.4% were in favour of the GRC
 

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I don't think that's a super controversial take. Many of us want a good daily driver. The GRC is better as a daily in every way. The GRY is probably better on the track, but I'll take that compromise for added space and creature comforts.
The only thing I'm skeptical about is whether the Corolla actually does have more creature comforts. Ride quality and road noise aren't likely to be significantly better, and the interior is just a marginal step up given it's a Corolla interior. Also bigger infotainment (not a big deal) and digital dash (a negative personally).

Worth noting the Yaris gets the suede seats as standard, while Corolla has cloth seats unless it's CE.
 

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Man I'm glad we got the GRC here in the states. Something hits different over the GRY. For me personally it's the back window to the wing thats reminiscent of my favorite MY 2011 Wr(x)ocket.
Yeah the GRC is a far better looking car. If the GRY didn't have the amazing performance it's looks would be criticised FAR more.
 

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The only thing I'm skeptical about is whether the Corolla actually does have more creature comforts. Ride quality and road noise aren't likely to be significantly better, and the interior is just a marginal step up given it's a Corolla interior. Also bigger infotainment (not a big deal) and digital dash (a negative personally).

Worth noting the Yaris gets the suede seats as standard, while Corolla has cloth seats unless it's CE.
The ride comfort will be significantly better. One thing people don't talk about much is the amount of road noise in the GRY. It is louder because there is no sound deadening and the subframe is bolted directly to the body. According to Harry's Garage it is almost Porsche GT3 levels of road noise. Another thing is forward visibility which is appears to be heavily impaired by the positioning of the rear-vision mirror. Also the seat height is always mentioned as a fault by many reviewers.

I'm sure these will be rectified by using the Corolla as the base.
 
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