Slick & Stylish: 2024 Toyota Corolla Nightshade Edition
What else could Toyota do to make the Corolla even better? This Toyota compact car already received the GR treatment to give us a hot hatch, but now it receives a healthy dose of style and sophistication. The 2024 Toyota Corolla Nightshade Edition brings back dark exterior features, adding more models to the mix.
Which Toyota Corolla models are eligible for the Nightshade treatments?
Toyota expanded the availability of this package to include the Sedan, Hatchback, and Hybrid models. This means you can have the fuel-sipping pleasure of the Corolla Hybrid and have the cool styling offered in this package. The 2024 Toyota Corolla Nightshade Edition is based on the SE trim, giving you a step up from the base model.
What does the Nightshade package include?
This package delivers darkened exterior features to provide an air of elegance and sophistication to the Toyota Corolla. Features included in the package are:
- Blacked-out badges and accents
- Bronze-finished 18-inch wheels
- Sport mesh gloss-black front grille
- Black painted sport side rocker panels
- Black-capped heated power outside mirrors
- Black shark fin antenna, rear lip spoiler, lower diffuser
Choose the Toyota Corolla hatchback and check the box for the Nightshade Edition, and you’ll also receive a large black vented sport wing and two-tone roof.
Are there any performance upgrades for this Toyota Corolla package?
You’ll be disappointed if you’re expecting the Nightshade Edition to offer more performance and fun. For improved acceleration and power in the Corolla, you’ll need to turn to the GR model. The 2024 Toyota Corolla Nightshade Edition is simply a cosmetic package, adding the features mentioned to give you a more dramatic and attractive Toyota compact car.
What powertrains does the Toyota Corolla offer?
The Corolla Hybrid brings a fuel-sipping 1.8-liter Atkinson Cycle 4-cylinder engine and two electric motors to your drive. This system can be had in either FWD or AWD, giving you the power you want where you need it. This hybrid system is new for 2023 and provides 134 horsepower and 156 lb-ft of torque, an increase in both numbers compared to the 2022 model. Fuel mileage for the Corolla hybrid reaches 50 city/43 hwy mpg for FWD models and 47 city/41 hwy mpg for AWD versions.
The gas-only Corolla gives you a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that makes 169 horsepower and 151 lb-ft of torque. This powertrain is good for up to 32 city/41 hwy mpg. Both powertrains make use of a CVT to send power to the wheels.
What colors are available for the Toyota Corolla Hybrid Nightshade Edition?
Adding this package to the Corolla Hybrid is new for 2024. If you select the hybrid version, you’ll have three body colors: Midnight Black Metallic, Classic Silver Metallic, and Ice Cap.
Additionally, the hybrid model can show off with two-tone paint colors and this darkened exterior package. The two-tone paint color combinations are
- Windchill Pearl with a Midnight Black Metallic Roof
- Classic Silver Metallic with a Midnight Black Metallic Roo
When will the 2024 Toyota Corolla Nightshade Edition become available?
These new Corolla Nightshade models should arrive at Toyota dealerships in the fall with the new model year lineup. Will we see you behind the wheel of one of these stylish and sophisticated new Corollas?