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Hi forum, I've been preapproved with a check in hand. Looking to purchase by this weekend. Like most I've narrowed it down between civic 2015 and corollas 11th gen. Cvt issues comes up for both boards. Until an hour ago I came across info that 11th gen L trim corollas come equipped with 4-at transmissions. Is this correct? Why aren't users considering this as an option?

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2014-2015 L (very basic Corolla, which might answer your question) still came with 4AT. Not any more after that. There have been a firmware update to prevent "premature" wearing but despite that you won't find any statistic showing Toyota or Honda CVT more susceptible of breaking than regular AT. Some still don't like the way a CVT operates (though Toyota have fake shift points making it close to AT operation) and some are still worried after the first Nissan's units years ago (bad heat management by firmware) and tend to transfer this fear to any CVT but reliability statistics (TrueDelta, JDPowers, Consumer Reports) don't show so.
 

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Hi forum, I've been preapproved with a check in hand. Looking to purchase by this weekend. Like most I've narrowed it down between civic 2015 and corollas 11th gen. Cvt issues comes up for both boards. Until an hour ago I came across info that 11th gen L trim corollas come equipped with 4-at transmissions. Is this correct? Why aren't users considering this as an option?

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Why not get a MT?
 
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