2003 Toyota Corolla User Reviews

2003 Toyota Corolla Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 51 reviews

  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Appearance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 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" 27 reviews
"power" 14 reviews
"ride" 12 reviews
"handling" 12 reviews
"reliable car" 7 reviews
CONS
"power" 10 reviews
"interior" 4 reviews
"small power" 2 reviews
"build quality" 2 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews

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2003 Toyota Corolla S Review
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Reliable, good gas mileage, economically priced until discovered by the masses

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Lightweight; takes gusts of wind poorly, slides on wet pavement

Ron_Hamilton
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Love My Knock-around 2003 Corrola S — I bought my Corolla after researching for a used vehicle that got good reviews, gets good gas mileage for my trips upstate and seems to be reliable. I bought it to carry bicycles and a kayak and for general knock-about usage. It has not disappointed me.

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Great city car.

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Automatic transmission.

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Great Little City Car For Everyday Driving. — 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, and does it when you don't want it too. Not a big car, so not great for families, but for a couple, perfect. Excellent for city because it is compact, yet full of space, more than enough for any big shopping trips short of refrigerators or washing machines.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2003 Toyota Corolla LE Review
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ECONOMY

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acceleration its not good

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Good — GOOD FOR ECONOMY •Performance good- acceleration bad, braking not bad, handling good good Quality - has it dosnt needed repairs .squeaks/rattles Appearance - both interior and exterior styling Cost of Ownership good maintenance Back Seats good Reliability very good Fuel Economy very good

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Fuel Economy.

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Too light.

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Basic Economy Car — Best for day to day movement. Spares are available. All type of maintenance is easier and any mechanic can do the work. Best resale value. But too light and too much basic. Brakes are not that much reliable. Handling is easier though.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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It could have used a little more power but for 4 cylinders did just fine. All in all good car for the price.

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That the cat design sucked!

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Too Bad The Cat Was An Issue — This little car surprised me- had a lot more room than it appeared to have. It was of good quality, no cheap interior. Comfortable, great gas mileage and easy to zip around in tight spaces. Low maintenance other than the cat issues. Nice thick brakes that seemed to last forever!

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good gas mileage

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small compact, no room for cargo besides back seat and trunk

jessmor2
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Good Family Car — i personally prefer trucks so when my parents got me this corolla i was kinda eh about it but it was a very good car to me. i only disliked the air compared to my fathers truck that had an A/C system that blew you out of the truck

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none

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Sips Gas...looks Greeat — Love the 41 MPG on Highway. Engine is sufficient....for a 1.8L. Trans is bullet proof. Comfort is OK. Handling is outstanding. Looks great! Features are good. Interior handles sub par. brakes are low quality too...put discs in the back!!! 130K and going strong!! no leaks from anywhere.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Best car to drive you from A to B

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Interior is not from this century ;)

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Safe And Reliable — Overall performance is very good. It could be excellent but brakes are the week point. Also it is a little bit noisy when you drive faster then 110 km/h. Build Quality is exceptionall. Interior design is disapointing. Mp3 player missing and generally there is nothing exciting about this car.

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fuel efficiency

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unreliable

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Pos — I hate this car. Boring, plan, and undesirable. The reliability of these things suck I got only 110K out of mine. they need to put a new motor in these thingsw its the same one used since the 90's and already my dad can find thousands of these in junk yards. my dads 1999 Nissan pathfinder has 278K and it runs better than my Toyota.

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Point A-B

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Mine needed a lot of work for some crapolla reson.

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Trash It Before You Loose That Great Resale Value — Good car for the money but mine has had a lot of mechanical problems, then again i drive it HARD!!!. LOL! It has the most boring interior in any car I've ever driven and a plain exterior.it rattles a lot for some reason. If you change the oil in this car then it will run although this car has the desirability of an old shoe. Ive put so much money in this car I could have bought another one. My Corolla gets about 25 average MPG thats funny considering my moms Lincoln gets 24 average MPG and has a V8. I'll never recommend a Toyota Corolla to any of my friends unless they didnt have a car and need a car for cheap. Fun? Its a Corolla. I just answered that.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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