2003 Toyota Corolla Overview


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2003 Toyota Corolla by Kelly
 — The Toyota Corolla has been the best I have ever owned. With the high price of gas these days, the great gas mileage is a definite plus. My family will usually opt to take my car on longer trips to ... Read More
Great Little City Car For Everyday Driving. by Alex
 — Great little car. Absolutely no problems with it in over 2 years. Love the engine, quiet and yet powerful. Only problem is the automatic transmission, which has a mind of its own on when to shift, a... Read More
Toyota Corolla Sportivo Hatch by Dannii
 — 2003 Toyota Corolla Sportivo Hatch! Whats not to like? Its got Lift! Celica engine and gearbox apparently a 16.2qtr mile 0-100 in 8.5 :) 8.4lts per 100km 17,000 buks with 76,000km so decent price Go... Read More

2003 Toyota Corolla Overview

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2003 Toyota Corolla

The Toyota Corolla was redesigned for the 2003 model year, and the new version was significantly larger than its predecessor and looked closer in appearance and size to its big brother the Camry than ever before. The biggest improvement was to the interior, which no longer screamed "economy." The dash was redesigned to be ergonomic, the seats were made more substantial, and even the base level came with a CD player and air conditioning.

The 2003 Toyota Corolla carried over the aluminum 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine from the previous year, but this time it was upgraded to 130-horsepower. Fuel economy was about 28-40 mpg. The 2003 Corolla came in three trim levels, staring with the base CE. The sporty S came with identifying features such a spoiler, larger tires and integrated fog lights, along with interior features like a leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear shift knob. The top-of-the-line LE came with high-end features like remote keyless entry and faux-wood accents.

Owners of the 2003 Toyota Corolla find that it offers a smooth, quiet ride, excellent gas mileage, and the security of the Toyota reputation. Some drivers still find the interior to be too small, and many recommend upgrading the tires.


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Parasitic Draw Testing For 2003 Toyota Corolla Ce

By following the instructions, I took out all TYPE A fuses one by one from the panels. They are good. However the reading on my multimeter still shows 225 milliampers, 4 times more than normal. Should...

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After about 60 miles driving on the highway, I used multimeter to check the battery voltage, the reading was 12.25. Then I disconnected the negative wire from the battery post. The next day I checked...

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Does anyone tell me the part number of EFI relay for 2003 Toyota Corolla and where to buy it ?

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Can Not Locate The Fuse Panel For 2003 Toyota Corolla Ce

According to the owner's manul, a 2003 Toyota Corolla CE has a fuse panel under the dash board. However I could NOT find it at that location. Does anyone help me for it ?

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