1978 Toyota Corolla Overview


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Average User Score

4.85 stars

Based on 5 reviews

This Car Is A Must Drive Expierience, Great Fun, Relaxing And Takes You Back To The 1970's by werty1987
 — I like the light feel of the steering. The engine is a 1300 but has a nice crisp sound to it. RWD make's the car real fun to go dirt drifting. seemingly unbreakable motor and gearbox. done over 250k w... Read More
Awesome by Japmental
 — This is an amazing car, i had the 1600 sprinter that came out with thwin carburetors. The handling is absolutely amazing. Being such an old car it has its ups and downs. Should i get another one i wou... Read More
One Of Toyotas Mile Stones by Brodie
 — this car even though it is dated it is still a beast, the corolla that i had i used it as a bush basher and it gave me some of the best days of my life i wish i could do it all over again Read More

1978 Toyota Corolla Overview

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1978 Toyota Corolla

The 1978 Toyota Corolla was virtually unchanged from the previous year's model, perhaps because it was due for a redesign the following year.

The 1978 Toyota Corolla came in many body styles with several trim levels. The two- and four-door sedan came as a standard, DX or E5. The hardtop coupe and sports coupe came as a standard or a SR5. The wagon came as a standard or DX. The liftback came as a standard and SR5. All came with a 1.6-liter engine, except for the two-door sedan, which came with a 1.2-liter engine.

There are still drivers of the 1978 Toyota Corolla on the road today. One driver claims to have put 600,000 miles on his '78 Corolla. The biggest complaint drivers have is that the cars tend to get rusty.


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Toyota Corolla Questions


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1978 Toyota Corolla Heads

Anyone know the steps on how to replace the head on a 1978 Toyota corolla, I've seen a couple of videos on line but nothing really specific about this car, pleas help!!

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1978 Toyota Corolla

put in a push starter and did not tape up wire off of starter wire got grounded and i lost all power to the car no light/horn/no brake light on power to the fuse box do you have any idea do have powe...

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