VIP Club

Dom in the Morning

 

Wake up every weekday morning with Denver’s favorite morning show! Dom in the Morning with Emily & Jeremy, a staple in the Mile High City for more than a decade, gets you going with laughter, interesting talk, and music.

The crew keeps you up to date with their own dish on Hollywood’s antics, while Dom blows your mind with The Mindbender, the most popular radio contest in the world! Plus, Dom, Jeremy and Emily share hilarious experiences from their own lives, often of the embarrassing variety.

If you’d like to join in the fun, be sure to sign up for Live Audience Friday, the only live audience radio show in the world. You’ll get to hang out in the studio and actually be a part of the show!

So tune in every weekday morning, either on your radio, your computer, or your smartphone! Dom in the Morning with Emily & Jeremy!

Click here to e-mail Dom

Add Dom in the Morning with Emily & Jeremy blog updates to your iGoogle homepage - click here: Add to Google

Review: 2014 Toyota Corolla

by Dom posted Jun 17 2014 6:47PM

Might as well present the most impressive stat first, and then follow it up with an actual review: The Toyota Corolla is the biggest selling car in automotive history. Yep, since its introduction in the mid-1960s, Toyota has rolled more than 40 million of them off the assembly line and into driveways and garages around the world.

They’ll sell another 300,000 or so this year. Think they know what they’re doing?

Having said that, the trusty little family sedan has had some serious competition of late, which prompted the Japanese automaker to make a few tweaks to their superstar. The ’14 Corolla has a slightly bolder look to it, a little more legroom in the back, and a little better gas mileage - and already had pretty impressive numbers.

I drove the S model for a week, and was struck more by the consistency from past Corollas than by any changes.
 


Here’s the thing: No Corolla will ever make your jaw drop, nor will it dazzle you with interior luxury, nor give you a Lexus-cushiony ride. That ain’t, as they say, its thang. Instead the Corolla does exactly what millions of people want: It drives well, it gets great mileage, it’s reliable, and it won’t cost you a lotta cheddah.

On the outside the car has been described as “edgier,” which may be overstating it a bit. Well, maybe compared to some of its competitors in the affordable-compact-sedan segment. It is, however, slightly longer and wider than previous models, and sports some pretty cool LED headlights now as a standard feature.

Inside you’ll find moderate quality in the materials department; again, nothing fancy, but remember, the base model starts below $17k. The S model I tooled around in topped out at about $23, and that was with some options.

I’ll tell you what I really like about the Corolla is that the controls are a breeze. Upscale automakers feel like they have to impress you - while also confusing the hell out of you sometimes - with a mouse and an assortment of screen menus. Not this car. Want the air on? Hit one button. Want to change stations? Hit a button. Want to . . . well, you get the point.

Under the hood you won’t get a monster, but you will get a reliable four-cylinder engine that puts out about 130ish horsepower. It won’t fly off the starting line, but it also won’t make you feel like a 98-pound weakling, either. There were a couple of times I felt like it struggled going up hills, but not enough to turn you off. Any macho hit that you feel will be more than offset when you cruise past the muscle cars who are waiting at the pump. The Corolla delivers better than 30mpg.

The ride itself is comfortable and satisfactory. You won’t feel cramped, including in the back seat, where an extra few inches of leg room puts the Corolla ahead of other cars in the segment. There’s ample storage space, and although the trunk isn’t huge, it’s got decent space and a wide mouth that helps you negotiate bags and boxes.

I’ve never been disappointed with the Corolla, and apparently neither are 40 million other people. Toyota will keep delivering a reliable and very-affordable product, and drivers will continue to appreciate the effort.

If you’re in the market for a good family sedan, you can’t go wrong. And if you’re looking for a first car for your son or daughter, the Corolla is always a strong choice.

Reviewed by Dom
Review car provided by the manufacturer


.
06/17/2014 6:47PM
Review: 2014 Toyota Corolla
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :
Meet The Show
Dom Testa
Visit Dom's Website
Jeremy Padgett
Executive Producer
Click here for bio
Facebook
Email Jeremy

 
Emily Makinzie
 
Mind Bender

Mindbender Scoreboard

20.5
JANE
36
JEREMY
29.5
EMILY
13% of people say this is what they look forward to the most at Thanksgiving...
D&J Podcasts
Listen to some of the best moments from the Dom and Jane Show on Mix 100 in Denver! Subscribe for FREE now!
Jer is about to experience the worst Thanksgiving ever!
Jeremy’s 35th birthday recap, he's getting old and fat.
Is there such thing as happily ever after? T. Swift thinks so.
With Thanks giving approaching - do you like to cook or have someone cook for you?
Ever wonder what happens during our commercial breaks? Listen here!
Jane talks about what’s next in her life after she wraps up the morning show.
Will has a family issue this Thanksgiving and it involves touching.
Live Audience Friday!
Dom & Jane broadcast with a live studio audience.  Click here to join us!
Recent Post
SPORTS GIFT IDEAS - HAPPY SHOPPING
Grainger
Encana
Urban Mattress
Anadarko
Blog Category
































































































































function show_alert99962 () { alert("A road trip"); }