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1997 Toyota Corolla Overview


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45 stars

Based on 34 reviews

This Is One Car I Don't Think Toyota Is Going To Stop Manufacturing Any Time Soon. by emeraldkimmy
 — This car actually accelerates really well and its suspension is nice and tight, so it handles very well. It was rear ended three years ago and held up so well that I was amazed at how sturdy and toug... Read More
This Car Is Good For Everyday Use, Hardly Any Problems. by Sergie23
 — The only thing I didnt like about this car is that it didnt go very fast, it accelerated very good, But the top speed needs work on. The only other thing is that it heated up quickly with my drivin... Read More
Ada De by Baja
 — i think it's cool and save gas. the paint lasts. the performance is still good. because i had it engine overhaul last year. so the performance is really great. the cost is not to expensive. yes, it ... Read More

1997 Toyota Corolla Overview

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1997 Toyota Corolla

The wagon was gone from the 1997 Corolla lineup, leaving only the sedan. However, that year Toyota also offered the Classic Edition sedan, which came standard with some of the more popular features at a reasonable price. By the end of the 1997 model year, the Corolla had been declared the best-selling nameplate of all time.

In addition to the CE, the 1997 Toyota Corolla came in the standard and DX trim levels. The base engine was a four-cylinder, 1.6-liter, 102-horsepower engine, and a 1.8-liter, 105-horsepower engine was offered as an upgrade. Fuel economy, depending on the engine and transmission, was about 26-34 mpg.

Owners of the 1997 Corolla admit that the car is rather boring-looking, and some find the interior to be cramped, especially in the back seat. However, the car is popular because of its simple, quality construction, value, and dependability.


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1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6 Have Change New Distributor, Crankshaft Sensor, Wi...

I have a 1997 toyota corolla 1.6 , I change distributor new, crankshaft sensor, wires plugs, gas filter, cleaned throttle body, car will start , will run 10, minutes , 20 minutes, 1/2 day, as soo...

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Soon As I Press Gas Pedal The Engine Will Die

after engine code P1300, I chang the distributor(brand new,wires and spark plugs) the car will start, after 5 minutes warm up and you start driving, and press the gas pedal car will die.

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The Car Went Dead While Driving And Now Will Not Turn Over. The Starter Doe...

Removed the battery to check and the car sarted after it was reinstalled but would not start again

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My Corolla Lacks Power Of The Mark

it goes ok when cruising but of the lights it is throaty and slow then it wll ecclerate i changed computer filters plugs cat and fuel pump sometimes when cold hard to start 1.6 litre auto

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My Back Brakes Keep Locking On My Corolla 97

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