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What will you use the GR Corolla for?

  • Core - Daily Driver

    Votes: 59 39.1%
  • Core - Weekend/ Track Car

    Votes: 11 7.3%
  • Core - Garage Queen

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  • Circuit Edition - Daily Driver

    Votes: 46 30.5%
  • Circuit Edition - Weekend/ Track Car

    Votes: 30 19.9%
  • Circuit Edition - Garage Queen

    Votes: 5 3.3%
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Despite not having pricing or being guaranteed one, what do you plan to use the GR Corolla for?

Choose the ideal grade you want then select from the following:

Daily Driver: Choose this if you will drive this car as main transportation (your only car) regardless of if you will be taking it to the track/HPDEs.

Weekend/ Track Car: Choose this if the GRC will not be your primary car (you have another car) but will be used every so often for weekend, spirited/ pleasure drives, or for driving on the track/HPDEs.

Garage Queen: Choose this if you are planning to keep miles low and baby the car.

Note: Responses could change once pricing is announced which is why title is labeled 04/22. Wanted to get a glimpse right now while people’s mental ownership is still fresh.
 

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I'll be getting rid of current daily Yaris and my fun car FR-S (which used to be daily, yes I would go to work sites and pull out a 6' ladder from it) to get the GRC. And if I can, I'll get the Circuit Edition since if I'm splurging and this will likely be a lifetime car (its or mine!)
 

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I'm fortunate enough to not need to drive most days (even pre-pandemic), so any driving I do is for pleasure or for small errands and trips. I think I put fewer than 8k miles last year! Most driving will be done in this car, but I'll mainly be taking it to the track.
 

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Not sure if it’ll be a second car or replace my CUV right now. I can afford to keep both but do I want to? That I’m not sure about. Will figure it out when the time comes.

I have a turbo CX-5 now and an ND2 Miata prior to buying a house last year. I sold the ND2 to free up finances. But my budgeting and finances are in order now so I can have a GRC and my CX-5. But I do love the simplicity of having just one car. Less expenses over all and more money to spend on other hobbies. Decisions decisions.
 

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Not sure if it’ll be a second car or replace my CUV right now. I can afford to keep both but do I want to? That I’m not sure about. Will figure it out when the time comes.

I have a turbo CX-5 now and an ND2 Miata prior to buying a house last year. I sold the ND2 to free up finances. But my budgeting and finances are in order now so I can have a GRC and my CX-5. But I do love the simplicity of having just one car. Less expenses over all and more money to spend on other hobbies. Decisions decisions.
Amazing 1-2 combo of cars you had sir, I still want to own an ND2 someday in the future
 

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Amazing 1-2 combo of cars you had sir, I still want to own an ND2 someday in the future
Thanks. The ND2 is a great car. But the stock suspension is its weak point. Strangely enough, I don’t really miss it. I’m more impressed at the quickness, handling, and reliability of the CX-5 Turbo. That’s the car enthusiast’s CUV, IMO. The stock suspension on the CX-5 Turbo is better than what comes on the ND2, if you can believe it.
 

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Thanks. The ND2 is a great car. But the stock suspension is its weak point. Strangely enough, I don’t really miss it. I’m more impressed at the quickness, handling, and reliability of the CX-5 Turbo. That’s the car enthusiast’s CUV, IMO. The stock suspension on the CX-5 Turbo is better than what comes on the ND2, if you can believe it.
I was really impressed by the CX-5 turbo, I had an e90 335i before and it felt very similar in a bigger and taller package. The interior is amazing too
 

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Daily driver, ski trip and kayak hauler. I want a fun car for that. Weekend "need for speed" occasions are satiated by my supercharged v10 manual, and big haul-types would be my wife's Q3 (or my b5 wagon).
 
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I drive a 2 door, AWD turbo subaru as it is. It's a great car. Has okayish space. But is very Spartan. The windows roll down, it has heat and AC, and a radio. It's rattly and a bit noisy. Super fun for a few hours drive here and there, and the occasional longer trip.

But man would I love something more comfortable, practical, with cruise for those long road trips. Wife has a golf sportwagen, and it's amazing space-wise. Though the backseat is basically unusable when you have adults in the back, so it almost doesn't matter.
 

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This will be another fun car, weekend driver for me. I drive a company truck for work but I also own 6 cars. My cars all get fun miles only other than the 2010 Prius that my wife uses as her DD. This car is truly what I've always wanted in my garage that I never though I would see Toyota build. I just pray that I can get a Heavy Metal or white Circuit Edition.
 

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It will exclusively be used for leisurely drives 5mph below the speed limit to the golf courses 🏌️‍♂️
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(entirely kidding) I tested this out with a regular Corolla though and was pretty stoked to see they fit. So many of the roads leading to the courses around here are fun twisty roads. Just going to need a way to hold them in place 😂
 

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^ just make sure to check for rogue golf balls before taking it in to have an odd noise checked out lol.

Mine will be a daily, though I don't have a daily commute to work I'll be using it as much as possible. Family hauling, grocery runs, whatever. I do travel a bit for work and some of it is close enough to just use my own vehicle instead of flying or taking a rental, there's some great roads I can use and I get paid mileage to boot so I'm looking forward to that.
 

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I'll be somewhere in between garage queen and weekend/track car. If I'm able to get a circuit more towards garage queen, if it's a core more towards weekend/track day. Well I hope track day never done it before.

But one thing I won't be doing is driving it in the winter, I'm in the Northeast and the stuff they put on the roads would destroy it.
 
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