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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
MSRP
$19,925
Invoice
$18,830
Average Price Paid
$17,989
696 listings nationwide

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1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe
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L FWD
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2 Dr CE Coupe
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,442
5 listings nationwide

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1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,110

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
No Expert Reviews
1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe

Toyota dropped the 4-door Tercel sedan for 1998, leaving only the 2-door sedan. The remaining Tercel model did get a small makeover, including a new grille, front fascia, tail lamps, r...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
No User Reviews
1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe
Guru52VPX writes:
Driving a 98 auto, 4 speed at the moment. Cheap on gas, reliable, works like a champ at 270k. Replaced rear s...
Looks/Style Ranked 1985 Toyota Van better.
"The 1984 to 1989 North American toyota van is the godess of all mini vans."
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tempest350 1998 Toyota Tercel 2 Dr CE CoupeReview:

The 98 Tercel Was One Of The Best Cars I Have Ever Owned. — I used to own a 1998 Toyota Tercel, and if you do find one for sale you might want to consider it. M...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kéven 1998 Toyota Tercel 2 Dr CE CoupeReview:

Termobile — very good car i really like it because is black and i have a spoiler on the back. But its not a beau...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
27 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
38 MPG
35 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 11 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
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93 hp @ 5,400 RPM
93 hp @ 5,400 RPM
Torque
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100 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
100 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.7:1
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--
Displacement
1,800 cc
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.17 in x 3.48 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Side Driver -- 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 4 stars
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Optional
Cassette Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 34.8 in 31.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.1 cu ft 9.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 825 lbs --
Exterior
Length 182.3 in 161.8 in
Width 70.1 in 64.8 in
Height 56.5 in 53.2 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 93.7 in

Available Options

2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Celestite
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Super White

Option Packages

  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XY9000) (Set)
1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe

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