1990 Toyota Corolla User Reviews

1990 Toyota Corolla Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 35 reviews

  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Appearance:3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars 3.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 13 reviews
"power" 12 reviews
"fuel economy" 12 reviews
"reliable car" 9 reviews
"maintenance" 3 reviews
CONS
"power" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"small power" 2 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews

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Jalal writes:
1990 Toyota Corolla SR5 Coupe Review
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5

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Very reliable, good on gas and a smooth drive.

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Too soft of a suspension.

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Great And Reliable, Quick Car Off The Line. — Small engine with a big heart, smooth shifts and easy clutch. A car to learn to drive properly. Exellent on gas, its 1.6 L and small size and light weight combine to have the potential of beeing a awesome track racer.

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Alex writes:
1990 Toyota Corolla SR5 Coupe Review
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Looks, fun to drive

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low torque and power , front wheel drive (FR)

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Ae92 — Toyota's descendent from the Hachi-Roku (AE86)... not the best sports car far from it but a nice and fun car to drive. The body of the car is more likely to be ruined before the engine. The engine can support a LOT of mileage and is really economic. It's a car that you don't see often in my area so people wonder what car it is and that adds to the fun of driving this nice car.

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YPDC_dennis writes:
1990 Toyota Corolla DX Wagon Review
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4

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Reliable, driver has good headroom, lots of cargo space, great turning ability in tight areas.

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Rust prone, particularily under the car.

YPDC_dennis
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I Got 11 Years Of Reliable Use Out Of This Car, And Enjoyed Driving It. — Adequate engine performance for a people/stuff mover. Mileage: under 7L/100km on long trips; 8-8.5L/100km around town. Fairly easy to maintain, parts are usually easy to find. Owned 1998-2009, only replaced when tempted with an inexpensive rust free Camry wagon.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Lugo writes:
1990 Toyota Corolla DX Review
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5

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Very Fuel Efficient, 1.6L 4-cyl. 5-speed automatic  16 Valve EFI Engine. Very Strong Car and  Saves money on gas!!!

Cons

The radio is not updated.

Lugo
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Red Corolla — Nice ride and cheap on the tank!!! The car looks nice with the red paint in good conditions. Very strong car able to carry out whats need to be done. For example strong build cheap parts and very reliable car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kacey writes:
1990 Toyota Corolla DX Wagon Review
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4

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lots of room

Cons

totaled it

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Ok — it is a one of a kind and i think it is ok and worth the money i put into it even though it was already totaled lots of room and sucks i retotaled it would buy another one someday

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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corollafan writes:
1990 Toyota Corolla DX Review
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5

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the car wouldnt die

Cons

the mirrors come off really easy

corollafan
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I Loved It — the car was amazing it drove into a pole goin 30mph and drove away from it couldnt beat the engine it had a little bit of get up and go to it and for as much abuse i put it through it should have died along time ago

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Torric writes:
1990 Toyota Corolla Base Review
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4

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Nippy,light a delight

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Maintenance is expensive

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I Wouldn't Mind Another As A Second Car — It was actually a 96kw twincam 16v. performance was excellent, it had to be as the head was ported/flowed,valves spiralled, split cams etc. Cost of ownership not bad until it started giving problems then it was fuel pump,knocksensor,ECU etc. Handling & weight distribution extremely good.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Joseph Anthony writes:
1990 Toyota Corolla LE Review
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3

Pros

built tough..

Cons

older parts, not that fuel efficient..

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So-so.. — toyotas are built to last and have tough underchassis.. great fuel economy but only as long as the engine is well-maintained..this one was previosly -owned and was a bit high on mileage but i had a good run with it..

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Rocelle writes:
1990 Toyota Corolla DX Review
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3

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nice interior

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old model

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My Car — i like my car coz even though it is old it is well kept, the engine is a monster, i also like the wheels, the interior is intact, on open highways it still can run above 140 kms per hour.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Michael writes:
1990 Toyota Corolla GTS Coupe Review
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5

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reliable

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rusty

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Excellent Car — Corolla AE92 1,6 gt twincam 90 Hp. Wauw.. My first car which I invested alot of time and money in. Changed the seats and door interior to sports ones. Build a big ass stereo in it. Installed NOS on it (which was very fun). Lowered 4 cm, Tinted windows, 16" alloy and it got a new paintjob. Good times mr corolla..

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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