Toyota Corolla Fielder is a logical continuation of the family of station wagons Toyota Corolla Wagon. However, compared with its predecessors, the new model, which appeared in 2000, according to its technical data, still being a universal, received a more vibrant dynamic appearance, outlines similar to minivans and completely devoid of the angularity inherent in commercial vehicles. And the change of name to the proper Fielder name, which in the broad sense means "acting in the middle of a large space," speaks for itself: it is a multi-purpose car designed for both the family and for any small transportation.
The development of the Corolla Fielder station wagon was a response to the increasing demands of consumers and demonstrates the evolution of functionality when the internal content comes to the fore, and the main thing is high comfort, style and driving pleasure. Accordingly, the Fielder Salon provides the highest level of convenience for drivers and passengers. The luggage compartment of this model is enviable spaciousness. The basic equipment includes air conditioning, power windows, electrically adjustable side mirrors, central locking, rear wiper. More expensive configurations are distinguished by climate control, navigation, roof rails, alloy wheels. Of particular interest is the sports Fielder Z AERO TOURER - on a six-speed manual or automatic transmission "tiptronic". Repeatedly carried out improvements associated with changes in the exterior and interior, the most significant - in 2004.
Unlike sedans, for which the basic is a 1.3-liter gasoline engine, a 1.5-liter 1NZ-FE engine with a capacity of 110 liters is installed on the Fielder station wagon in simple trim levels. with. The next engine in the line is a 1.8-liter 1ZZ-FE with 136 hp. Both of these engines are equipped with the VVT-i variable valve timing system, which helps ensure excellent fuel economy at low revs and good traction at high speeds. For sports equipment Z AERO TOURER is intended 190-horsepower 1.8-liter power unit 2ZZ-GE, which is equipped with a VVTL-i system - in addition to the usual VVT, it has the function of changing the valve lift height, which allowed a decent increase in power without increasing working volume of cylinders. Well, the fourth engine in the line, more suitable for commercial options, is a 2.2-liter diesel 3C-E with 79 hp. All gasoline engines are equipped with both automatic and manual gearboxes. Diesel - only with "automatic".
Corolla Fielder front suspension - spring strut with coil spring. Rear - spring, semi-dependent type (front-wheel drive). On versions equipped with all-wheel drive, the rear suspension is a double wishbone. All-wheel drive system - V-Flex, with viscous clutch rear wheels and clutch on the rear gear. You can’t expect any special miracles of cross-country ability from Corolla Fielder with such a not entirely “honest” drive, but under normal conditions it fully fulfills its main task - safe driving on slippery and wet roads. We add that a high level of active and passive safety Corolla Fielder is achieved by using front airbags, front belts with pretensioners and load limiters, ABS systems with EBD, Brake Assist as standard equipment. This generation, represented by different types of bodies, has been repeatedly tested in a series of crash tests by NASVA (Japan) and EuroNCAP, where it received high results. Toyota Corolla Fielder shows a serious step forward when compared with previous generations of station wagons of this family. It can be noted high reliability, durability and, at the same time, simplicity of design. It is no coincidence that this model was in very high demand in its homeland, and then here, in the secondary market, where since the mid-2000s it has gained a second wave of popularity.