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1996 Toyota Corolla User Reviews

1996 Toyota Corolla Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 30 reviews

  • Performance:3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars 3.4 / 5
  • Appearance:2.8 out of 5 stars2.8 out of 5 stars2.8 out of 5 stars2.8 out of 5 stars2.8 out of 5 stars 2.8 / 5
  • Build Quality: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
  • 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
"fuel economy" 11 reviews
"ride" 10 reviews
"reliable car" 8 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"handling" 7 reviews
CONS
"power" 6 reviews
"weak power" 3 reviews

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Stacy writes:
1996 Toyota Corolla DX Review
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5

Pros

Excellent Gas Mileage!

Cons

NONE

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Great Small Car! — Great performance in acceleration, breaking, and handling. Great quality and value. Decent appearance. EXCELLENT GAS MILEAGE (almost 40 mpg) and low maintenance. The car had 150,000 miles on it when I purchased it and it is in great condition and running well overall I would recommend this vehicle to ANYONE!

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Stace writes:
1996 Toyota Corolla DX Review
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5

Pros

Hardly any repairs

Cons

No 2 door.

45

Amazing Car. Nothing To Say Against It, I Love It. — The performance of this car has met my standards. For a 4 cylinder it accelerates fairly fast, braking is great, and it takes corners like it's no problem. The only thing repair-wise I've done to it, is the brake lines, and a battery. But those are just things that go with time. I've been working on my car, improving the look slowly, but even without it, so a little reliable car, it's really nice looking, and the interior is awesome. I just don't like that the AC adapter is right under the drink holder, so when I have a drink in there, it blocks the socket. Cost of owning this car is cheap. I bought it for 2800, and it's cheap insurance, and I get over 500 km per tank, with next to no maintenance. I think this car is a lot of fun to drive. I'll have a hard time ever getting rid of it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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CorollaFan7 writes:
1996 Toyota Corolla DX Review
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4

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Handles well, very good mileage, fun to drive

Cons

noisy inside on freeway

CorollaFan7
45

Enjoyable To Drive, While Saving On Fuel And Repairs. — The 1996 Corolla accelerates quickly, brakes well, and handles the curves nicely. The engine runs very well and has not needed very much in the way of repairs. It is noisier on freeway driving than the Toyota Camry, as it is not as insulated. The appearance is of a practical car but a little bit sporty as well. Cost of ownership has been very good. This car is fun to drive and it maneuvers well.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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John writes:
1996 Toyota Corolla Base Review
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5

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Reliability, gas mileage

Cons

Underpowered

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1996 Toyota Corolla — Bought it new in 1996. Reliable car, good gas mileage. 210k+ miles and it's never really needed much work *knock on wood*. I would help if the car had more power, it takes all of it's might to get onto a highway or pass a slow car. The best car I have owned so far.

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Robert writes:
1996 Toyota Corolla Base Review
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5

Pros

mpg & what it costs to fill up.

Cons

too small for tall people.

135

Good Commuter — This car is fun to drive reminds me of my Geo Storm GSi now only if this was that that it would be a blast to drive, only trying to find another one is like a needle in a haystack.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jake writes:
1996 Toyota Corolla Base Review
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5

Pros

Great Gas Mileage, Comfortable, Reliable, Easy and Fun to Drive

Cons

Slow Accelerator, No Rear-Deck Speakers

55

Dependable, Reliable, And Fun To Drive — This car is known for it's dependability and solid build, and my car definitely exceeds those expectations. Fun to drive, great handling (I can use one finger to turn the car 180 degrees around easily), speedy, comfortable, and good on gas (25 city, 32 hwy). For it being almost twelve years old, the body and interior are like new. The AC still blows cold, and it only has 113,000 miles on it. I love this car, and will keep it for many years to come.

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Nathan writes:
1996 Toyota Corolla DX Review
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5

Pros

its reliable and will never let me down.

Cons

its not turbo and hasnt got any neons on it.

35

Ae102x Corolla Seca Csx — i love my car its got fantastic handling and the speeds alright. The performance is good for the price i paid for and it can take a hard and rought races and always lived the day without any problems. Interior is supurb and standard. Everything still looks like new and looked after. I would recommend and have recommending this model to people who are looking for a fun and reliable ride. Its fun to drive but not when you got alot of fat arses in the in the car crushing the suspension. LOL sorry guys Oh yeah and the cars got alot of potential too which im looking into atm

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dstemmons writes:
1996 Toyota Corolla Base Review
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4

Pros

Very reliable, good economy, just keeps on running!

Cons

Not a lot of power.

dstemmons
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Great Car — I have owned this car for 13 years; hardly any problems. This is a great low cost car. I use the car for commute to work. I Would by another, but my wife and I want something that sits higher off the ground.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Helgi writes:
1996 Toyota Corolla DX Review
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4

Pros

The kasset sterio lol

Cons

The repairs that it needs

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Very Good Car Love It :) — Great performance Good Acceleration Very good brakes Great handling The body is starting to get rusty but nothing to much It need's a good care like all other cars Driven 163000 km Very fun car to drive I Love It

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Kenneth writes:
1996 Toyota Corolla Base Review
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I love my car, it is very economic not costly at all and not too much nor too less, perfect for a burn out economy.

Cons

no hate but much love

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My True Friend Indeed — in turns of perfomance considering the model is pretty much satifactory, the accelaration is smooth, brakes are soft for an old car and handling is not bad,minor dent on the rear left boot needs a new paint, looks more like a police car neat! it is very economic friendly,

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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