1997 Toyota Corolla Overview

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Trims

Base
21 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,339
CE
22 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,642
DX
Avg. Price: $3,483

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Average User Score

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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Based on 34 reviews

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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Toyota Corolla Questions

Dacia Turner
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Why Is My Car Leaking Oil? I Have To Put 1-2 Quarts In It A Day. Someone To...

I just purchased a 97' Toyota Corolla.The only thing thats wrong is the massive oil leak. I put at least 1 quart of oil in it a day. Some days 3-4 its very expensive to do this.I am exploring the po...

5 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 days ago)
Diosteama
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What Causes My 1997 Corolla To Not Idle At Stop Lights Once It Has Warmed U...

My 1997 corolla runs great at all times except when coming to a stop and fully warmed up. It runs very rough when stopped in Drive but when I move it to Neutral or Park if idles much better. The car...

30 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 days ago)
Catherine1374
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Can Anyone Help Please? I Have Just Bought An Old Toyota Corolla 1.6 Cd 199...

I have just bought an old Toyota Corolla 1.6 CD 1997 to commute to a new job. It starts first time but after a drive and park it takes two turns to turn over. Does anyone have an idea what that co...

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Kevin Martin
10

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

102 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
EmilyB88
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I Changed By Ignition Lock Cylinder And Now The Rear Brakes Are Locked Up. ...

Changed by Ignition Lock Cylinder 2 days ago, new key/ignition cylinder works great, can turn the key to all the positions easily. Went to drive it this morning and the rear brakes are locked up. The ...

17 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)