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1981 Toyota Corolla DX WagonReview
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Great Car, Love Mine To Death Probably Never Getting Rid Of It — The car is built very well and has held up over the years and shows little signs of its age. Car is definatley under powered but thats all about to change now that its in my hands! Might get a fresh coat of paint, gotta take the wheels apart (2 piece Rota's) and have them cleaned up and powder coated (black with polished lip) Engine mods are gonna be extensive but tasteful as to not disrespect the way the car was intended to be used

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Car gets looks everywhere i go! It is very rare, haven't seen another one around my area yet and the closest known one is in NC..
It looks cool.. not to all but to me this lil wagon dropped on 13'' Rota's with black tinted windows just looks sooo good!!
Love the fact that its a wagon with a 5 speed

Cons: could use some more power but does good for what it is stock..
no one knew what sound deadening material was back in the day appearently bc you hear everything

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1981 Toyota Corolla DX WagonReview
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My Childhood Dream Car — the engine was not big, but it has enough power for my taste of driving. good fuel economy, and low cost maintenance. second hand have a cheap asking price. very fun to drive, just like I was using my own hands and feet.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: suspension

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Kick-ass!!!! — The best I ever had, I went to Florida with it with my family, it never turned off on me. I really miss that car, too bad it got stolen from me. Oh, and the car is super fun to drive.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: It's a Toyota

Cons: There is none!

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Honest To God, Good Engineering — This car has been in my family since ever, in fact they took my mother in this car to the hospital to have me born. in fact if this car could talk, I would probably have to kill it, but they are so well built, ít´s virtually impossible to kill it, thank god cars do not talk,hahahahahaha.

Pros: it never stops running

Cons: you can let it go, no matter how old he is.

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Worst Auto Ownership Experience In Life — I bought this car because my ex-husband was "helping me" trade my Firebird. Biggest mistake of my auto life. This car had no pick up. It was good on gas mileage. It was just a basic interior, not even electric windows. I felt like I was driving a tin can with an engine.

Pros: Good on gas mileage. Hatchback was fun.

Cons: Too small, no pick up, engine was difficult for me to understand.

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Old Skool Kool — Awesome little old skool RWD Toyota, very rare in the UK and turns heads just because its different.......... I love it

Pros: Retro is in!!, cheap parts, cheap to run and insure, different to the norm!!

Cons: Old skool handling, hard to find some parts for it!!

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Oldschool — If you want to look retro with a low budget, I recommend this car because the mainanence is quite easy and almost every mechanic you meet can handle the simple Toyota 3K engine.

Pros: Nice and soft suspension, easy mainanence

Cons: Not really stable because of its soft suspension, body roll too masive for a sedan.

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My Gorgeous Baby Girl! — She is a great reliable car, bit slow off the line of corse but what you expect from a nearly 30 year old 1300 :P

Pros: She looks wild! always grabs peoples attention! introduced me to a club full of some great people!

Cons: That she aint got more power!

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No Looker But She Goes! — Thanks to the 170hp supercharged 1587cc 4A-GZE engine, my KE55 Corolla REALLY goes. Once the brakes and handling are sorted out, the engine will be modified to give more power.

Pros: Grunt

Cons: Current ack of braking ability

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Decent Little Car — 1981 Corolla Sedan. 1300 i think. For what it is it goes pretty well. Good brakes, not the greatest pickup. Not bad looking either.

Pros: Cheap to run. Nice Looking.

Cons: Not much power

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2014 Toyota Corolla Reviews

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2013 Toyota Corolla Reviews

My Corolla By Michael

The Toyota Corolla is one of the best selling cars in the world for a reason. It does what it was made to do - be a solid car. For the price, it is a good transportation device and the reliability/gas... Read More

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2012 Toyota Corolla Reviews

2012 Toyota Corolla S By Tammy

I would buy this car again, The 2015's are no where near as nice! This vehicle is very sporty,reliable and has more than enough room. Big Gas saver and rides real nice on road trips as well.It's aweso... Read More

It Is A Nice Family Car. By Ömer

It is a nice family car.It doesnt makes a lot of sounds.It is pretty fast.It cost a very big money.And ıt swallows a lot of gas.It is very fun to drive this car because it is comfy.You should buy on... Read More

2011 Toyota Corolla Reviews

Toyota Corolla Is A Nice And Easy Handling Car, And Its Seats Are Great With A Lot Of Cargo Space. By zeynep

I love to drive this car because, It was faster than I expected, gas reliable, easy to handle,and engine has long life efficiency. I think that is why it is the best car which Toyota sells most. It ha... Read More

Best In Price Range By DavidH25

The 2011 is the last model year the Corolla has with the 1.8Liter 1ZZ FE, an engine with a near perfect blend of power and economy. The 2012 went to the 2ZR FE and gets less economy than the 2011, 34/... Read More

2010 Toyota Corolla Reviews

Great Car; Safe, Comfortable, Reliable -- Just Not A Snow Car By kgilleon

I love the easiness of this car. It takes very little to keep it well maintained and running well. It's perfect for inner-city settings, where fitting into parking spots and good mileage are incredibl... Read More

Cute Little Car For Anybody Who Wants To Save Gas By Yellow_Dynamite26

Awesome lilttle car. Saves so much on gas and the designe is cute. I bought the smokey gray color. the price was not bad and hope to have this car as my main car well I by another one for my weekend ... Read More

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