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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
MSRP
$19,600
Invoice
$18,522
Average Price Paid
$17,548
803 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.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,072
3 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.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

If ever a car was to be described as an appliance, the Toyota Corolla was it. Cheap to buy, dependable as a sunrise, thrifty with fuel, and roomy enough for a frugal family, the Coroll...

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...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
No User Reviews
1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe
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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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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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

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
25 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
38 MPG
30 MPG
35 MPG
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 Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional --
Curtain Airbags Optional --
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 Optional Standard
CD Player -- Optional
Cassette Player -- Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 41.4 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

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Celestite Gray Metallic
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Super White
1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe

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