1997 Toyota Corolla User Reviews

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Users ranked 1997 Toyota Corolla against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    Displaying 11 - 20 of 34 1997 Toyota Corolla reviews.

    1997 Toyota Corolla CE Review
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    115

    Its A Cheap Maintenance Car — Its a good car, it will take where you want to go. Keep it serviced and you will not get any problems. The cost of parts is cheap and they are readily available. Its accelarates well handles well at high speed

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: The durability

    Cons: Its now old

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    1997 Toyota Corolla Review
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    65

    Yawn — Performance - Lacks acceration, handles like it's on rail but, needs more power to be able to push the limits of the suspension. The Brakes work too. Build Quality - There's a few random problems, and 13 year old car that's in good condition hasn't been driven enough Appearance - Good basic appearance, doesn't stand out and that good to me Cost of Ownership - Costs more then it's really worth Fun Factor - this car is really dull

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

    Pros: Cruising about

    Cons: lack of power

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    1997 Toyota Corolla CE Review
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    25

    Good First Car. — Acceleration is terrible, also, with the Gen 3 4A-FE engine, there are few modifications that can be done to it. The vehicle is comparable to a tank, despite the plastic bumpers, the rest of the vehicle is incredibly resilient. It's not fun to drive, it's just the kind of car you'd need to get from point a to point b. Decent gas mileage, decent acoustics for after-market sound as well.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Economy

    Cons: Performance

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    This Would Be Good For Saving Money On Gas But Thats It — this car is a piece of crap. slow, sluggish handling, jerky brakes, it's suspension was too stiff. the inside and outside looked the same. it was pretty good on gas but the steering was off a bit. the only way it would be fun is if it had a v-8.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: low fuel mileage

    Cons: slow slow slow

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    1997 Toyota Corolla CE Review
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    75

    Perfect College Car — It's a really nice car. The acceleration is very slow, however that's not necessary for a commuting car. The braking is outstanding, and I've never lost control of the car in any conditions. It's not the sportiest of cars, but it's the perfect reliable car for a college kid looking for a good life out of a car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Reliable with good gas milage

    Cons: Slow

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    1997 Toyota Corolla CE Review
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    55

    97' Corolla Is Good For Starters- Overall A Fun Car — The color isn't the greatest, it's a tan colored vehicle. The overall best thing about it has got to be the SPOILER :) in the back. Otherwise its fine in the exterior. The interior isn't too bad, there is a wood finish inside on the controls dash and I have a custom stereo inside. The speakers are surprisingly great. I got about 156,000 miles on it, quite much but it still runs well. Maintenance is strictly annual and very spread out- really if you just change the oil, put gas in, and wash it once in a while, it will work fine. I NEVER sent it in for any major problems except for a tire becoming loose but that is because of its overuse :D This car isn't a speed racer but it is fun to drive because of its smaller size. I recommend this car to any teenager getting their license like me.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: SPOILER :D, acceleration not that bad, overall really good feel and control.

    Cons: Color is a bit of a drag, and the wood finish isnt the coolest on the dash, but its minimal.

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    1997 Toyota Corolla DX Review
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    25

    Its A Decent Car, Low Maintance — very slow 0-60mph is about 11 seconds looks pretty cool good build quality but not top notch interior is cool low maintance 31 mpg good commute car NOT A VERY HIGH IN THE FUN FACTOR THOUGH AS IT IS VERY SLOW racks up miles though still working in 2009

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: good fuel economy about 31 mpg

    Cons: slow,

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    35

    1997 Corolla Bz Wagon — Love the car. Had it for nearly 4 years. Heaps of go for a 1600 20V Blacktop but thats good ol' 4age's for ya. 6 speed box is great and handles great with after market lowered springs. Sounds mean with a FGK stainless muffler

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Blacktop 20V 4age sings and puts out lots of go

    Cons: 4th gear synchros

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    Love It! — i love my little white hatchback corolla, i hate it how it has only two doors but it gets me from A to B, the inside of the car is as pink as it possibly can be! it also even has pink strips which i got put on the side.. thinking about getting some tints for it over summer

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

    Pros: pretty and pink

    Cons: being 2 door

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    1997 Toyota Corolla Base Review
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    35

    1997 Corolla — Tough little car. Slow as hell though with the 3 speed auto. Also kinda makes it a bit of a pig on gas. All repairs done were normal wear and tear. Handling sucks, Breaks are ok. Sounds pretty good with the resonator removed and 2 inch pipe from the cat-back. With a Ractive performance muffler.

    Pros: Economic car

    Cons: Slow as hell

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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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