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1998 Toyota Corolla Overview


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Average User Score

4.25 stars

Based on 26 reviews

Awesome Car by Graeme
 — awesome car overall. it gets great gas mileage which is awesome for todays prices for 4$ a gallon of gas. any repairs needed on the car are quick, cheap, and easy. the style of the corolla is pretty ... Read More
Love It by Francis
 — Excellent family car but in a sports version...only about 1 of the 2 that came to Fiji...this baby had a extraordnary 110hp 5AFHE engine thats about the same as any corolla 5AFE engine but with a very... Read More
My Corolla by Lisa
 — It runs great and has never given my any major problems, however it is not well put together as all the door handles except one are broken on the inside. It gets about 25 to 30mpg city and 35 to 40 hi... Read More

1998 Toyota Corolla Overview

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Based on 26 reviews

1998 Toyota Corolla

The Toyota Corolla got a redesign for 1998. The new Corolla was bigger and while the styling was still very conservative, the lines of the car were more graceful and modern. New options like side airbags and a CD player were offered.

The 1998 Corolla got a new, aluminum 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, rating at 120-horsepower--the most ever for a Corolla. Fuel economy was noticeably improved, with the 1998 Corolla coming in at 31-38 mpg. The standard level was renamed the VE, and the LE was brought back. The mid-level CE rounded out the trims.

Drivers of the 1998 Corolla are enthusiastic about its more powerful engine, and increased fuel efficiency, and of course they appreciate the Toyota reputation for dependability. However, some still find the car too small in the back, and others complain about the dull look of the car and the lack of available options compared to other models.


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