1997 Toyota Corolla User Reviews

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    1997 Toyota Corolla Base Review
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    55

    Very Comfortable Car — I love how cheap the gas is for this vehicle, and I can get home without using up the whole tank. I wants on the Cadillac CTS and I could not go down the block without losing hope what are the tank of gas.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It's a great affordable, reliable car

    Cons: It's not a Mercedes

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    25

    Good City Commuter Car With Occasional Highway Driving. — It's OK for keeping car costs down while providing reliable transport. Had it since 1997 and put 175,000 miles on it. Still running strong. Body and interior in good shape. Highly desirable car for people looking to save gas / money.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Economical car to operate and maintain.  Very reliable.  Runs good on synthetic engine oil.  Low insurance costs.

    Cons: Somewhat underpowered.  Need to turn off A/C to accelerate to highway speed when merging or climbing up waterway bridge.  Thought the 4 cyl engine would provide better gas mileage.

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    1997 Toyota Corolla DX Review
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    35

    This Car Is Good For Everyday Use, Hardly Any Problems. — 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 driving, it might have been my radiator. or I just need to buy better coolant. Other than that this car is the best car I have driven so far.

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

    Pros: Has allot of power behind it,

    Cons: Wish it could go faster, seats are comfortabel, but they look ugly.

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    25

    Corolla 1.6 Se.g 4a-fe Engine — this car have a nice performance for daily use, fuel economy, low maintenance cost , you can drive this car until 220km/h with standard engine, in my country this car has a good history in cirkuit race at FWD 1600cc class when years 1997-2003 and this car have a good chassis wtih chassis code is AE111

    Pros: i like 1600cc DOHC 16v nice acceleration

    Cons: but Double Over Head Camshaft with single camgear

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    1997 Toyota Corolla CE Review
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    45

    This Is One Car I Don't Think Toyota Is Going To Stop Manufacturing Any Time Soon. — 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 tough it was. It's a neat looking car, not too big, very economical. My Corolla is 14 years old as of last November, and the only major things I have ever had to do were sporadic but more labor intensive than anything. That tells you how well the car was built and regular care is a part of any car's lasting durability. The Corolla is no exception. It's mileage is great for such a small gas tank but it's very fuel efficient. I actually have a lot of fun driving this car. It's the one car I've ever owned that I just enjoy driving.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Efficient, tough and long lasting

    Cons: No reason at all not to buy a Corolla!

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    1997 Toyota Corolla DX Review
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    Okay Car, Not Cool Or Big Enough. — Ugly turd. Wife loved it, I did not. It drove well but it was slow and had no kind of traction. It did not have much room. More for single women or teenagers. That is the only people I would recomend it to.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Gas milieage

    Cons: Ugly and slow

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    Quality Car For Its Price — A tank of gas usually lasts me about 2 weeks. It's a quiet drive, and its just the right size for someone like myself who is 5'7. Its pretty comfortable and its not too high to maintain. Sounds system is pretty good too.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Good gas mileage

    Cons: None

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    1997 Toyota Corolla CE Review
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    85

    Good Starter Car. — Bought this car from my Brothers Grandma for $1000.00 and it is a work in progress. Its very reliable and hasn't had any problems with it yet. Replacing all the gaskets and checking all the components in it right now and putting a system in it.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Reliable

    Cons: Granny Mobile

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    95

    The Best Economy Car For A First Driver One Can Get To Date. — Performance: None to speak of. Handling neither. Braking was solid even though it didn't have ABS, ESC or any of the other goodies nowadays. Build Quality: unttopable. Appearance: It's good for what it is. Cost of Ownership: As little as you can pay for a car yearly you'll do with this one. No fun factor, it gets you from point A to B

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fuel Economy, Never lets you down, Reliability. Cheap Maintenance. Runs forever.

    Cons: Handling and Performance (Acceleration on highways), fun factor but other than that, it's the best at what it does.

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    A Two Month Date — pretty good overall. you need to have it standard though. the car that built canada. great on snow and ice...you keep in the powerband and release while jacking a bit the handbrake. Look a lot like the first family car to practice with

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: economy

    Cons: the shift stick look frecking ugly

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    Reviews From Other Years

    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

    Budget Car By kzahiruddin

    No road grip, and very light weight. During cruise at 80 Miles speed turning is disbalance. Aircon. is not powerful. Very good fuel consumption. Sound system is very powerful. I like heated side mirro... Read More

    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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