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2003 Toyota Corolla SReview
EmmaPeelDiesel writes:
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Race Car In Good Hands — Accidently bought it not knowing her history, it ends up she traveled from hawaii to seattle. Been stuffed in water and had the engine warrantied. The clutch allready needs to be replaced becuase people trashed her and raced her. But its an awesome car and i plan on taking care of her. Its a corolla and she handled the abuse well.

Owner for 1 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:20,000

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2003 Toyota Corolla LEReview
jeffbrinegar writes:
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Boring Reliability (to Quote Click And Clack) — We love this car. It's the first car we have bought new and I try to maintain it well so it will last as long as possible. I'm hoping for at least 300 thousand miles before I buy another one.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: I just jump in a go and don't worry about going anywhere with over 200K miles on car.

Cons: The dealer wants to charge big money for repairs that may not be needed. My engine light came on and I had it checked at the dealer and they wanted to change the catalytic converter and O2 sensors and charge almost $2K. I bought the sensors and changed them myself and that fixed the engine light being on.

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2003 Toyota Corolla LEReview
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Decent Family Sedan On A Budget —

If you are looking for a cheap car with few frills and no refinement, the E120 Toyota Corolla may be your cup of tea. It isn't mine. This compact sedan seems to have the pretensions of being an upscale car: Sleek modern styling, faux wood trim, and an interior that coddles you in a cocoon of comfort. But the illusion dissipates the moment you turn the key in the ignition. The engine starts with an quiet clatter. As the car accelerates, the quiet clatter becomes a much louder clatter. Acceleration is underwhelming until about 4000 rpm where the torque finally kicks in. Which is slightly unfortunate because by 3500 rpm your eardrums will have already shattered. The accelerator pedal is another problem. It takes a noticeable amount of effort to start it moving along its unusually short travel, but offers little resistance once "unstuck" (physicists: there is a clear difference between its static and dynamic friction). Because of this, speed regulation is a bit of a chore. In fact, so is steering. Control is direct and precise, but this comes at the expense of weight. There is a bit of power assist, but not as much as most people are accustomed to in modern cars. When it comes time to slow down, your foot will go halfway to the floor before you feel anything at all After that the brakes respond quite smoothly, but there is no excuse for such a massive control dead-zone. Despite the problems, there are some compelling reasons you might want this car. First, it is incredibly cheap. When you purchase an E120 Corolla, you are getting a car that looks decent inside and out for very little money. Secondly, the car handles competently, and has acceptable acceleration and braking for a car in its class. The build quality is excellent, and I can guarantee it will rarely need repairs if you treat it right. On my example the only thing that ever went wrong is a hubcap that fell off. Thirdly, the gas mileage is amazing at 32 city, 38 highway (my own figures). On the other hand, this is not an exciting car, and doesn't feel unique in any way. You may also be turned off by the ride, which is noisy and bumpy at any speed. I would recommend this car to anyone who doesn’t mind the lack of refinement and wants a small practical car that will probably last forever.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Handles well, cheap to own

Cons: "Sticky" accelerator pedal, rough engine, heavy steering, huge brake pedal dead-zone, noisy interior

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2003 Toyota Corolla LEReview
Stacy writes:
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A Great Vehicle — This car is primarily driven by my husband, Robert. It's very reliable. It is smooth running and handles wonderfully. It's a great car. It has needed a few minor repairs. This car gets pretty good mpg (29). The inside is pretty roomy. It is very fun to drive. I like to drive it myself.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: It's a Toyota.  Need I say more???

Cons: none

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2003 Toyota Corolla CE Review
Jdog87 says:
vs1992 Honda Accord Coupe
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Front Seats Ranked 1992 Honda Accord Coupe better.
"More space an room "
Would Buy Ranked 1992 Honda Accord Coupe better.
"Because I miss my honda"
2003 Toyota Corolla Review
GuruHJB13 says:
vs2005 Honda Accord
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Cargo Capacity Ranked 2005 Honda Accord worse.
"It is comfortable."
Would Buy Ranked 2005 Honda Accord worse.
"More miles, for the gasoline, and affordable."
2003 Toyota Corolla Review
raperd says:
Dependable, good mileage. Corolla is more utilitarian feeling than Honda. Doesnt handle or ride as well.
vs2003 Honda Civic EX
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Family Car Ranked 2003 Honda Civic EX better.
"Looks, handling, ride and appointments. "
Value Ranked 2003 Honda Civic EX better.
"resale"
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2003 Toyota Corolla CE Review
kat02 says:
Great car
vs2003 Toyota Corolla LE
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Looks/Style Ranked 2003 Toyota Corolla LE better.
"Better shape"
Would Buy Ranked 2003 Toyota Corolla LE better.
"Better engine power"
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2003 Toyota Corolla LE Review
kat02 says:
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Looks/Style Ranked 2003 Toyota Corolla LE better.
"Better shape"
Would Buy Ranked 2003 Toyota Corolla LE better.
"Better engine power"

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