1989 Toyota Corolla Overview


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45 stars

Based on 41 reviews

Great Oldie For Conservative Drivers, Requires Only A Little Care To Stay In Top Condition! by APV
 — I have a manual transmission in my little Corolla, and out of all the manuals I've driven, it is by far the easiest and most tolerant, so it's a great 'learner' car. The acceleration is slow but smoot... Read More
Bmw 523 Stays In The Drivway All Weekends. by Irishcorolla
 — I have my old Toyota DX Estate for about 7 years now. I purchased it as a second car for running about and making various trips to our local re-cycling centre in Trim. This car is a 1.8 Diesel, it doe... Read More
Indestructible by Kain
 — This was my 1st car in high school, and a well deserved one. For someone with a lead foot, and a knack for playing Ridge Racer back in 95, this Corolla was the perfect automobile for driver training.... Read More

1989 Toyota Corolla Overview

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1989 Toyota Corolla

Not much changed for the 1989 Toyota Corolla, since it had just been redesigned the year before. Toyota abandoned the hatchback FX and made the sedan available with All-Trac.

The 1989 Toyota Corolla came in many body styles with several trim levels. The sedan came as a base DX or better-equipped LE. The wagon was available as a DX or SR5. The coupe came as a SR5 or GT-S. All Corollas came equipped with a DOHC, 16-valve inline four-cylinder engine. The sedans, front-drive wagon and SR5 coupe had a carbureted 90-horsepower engine; the All-Trac wagon had a fuel-injected 100 horsepower engine, and the GT-S had the most powerful with a 115-horsepower EFI version. Fuel economy is about 25 to 35 mpg, depending on the engine.

Drivers of the 1989 Toyota Corolla all seem to have a story to prove its indestructibility, like the one about the Corolla that made it to Alaska from Atlanta and had no problem starting in either climate. Some drivers have had problems with alternator.


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