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Great car!
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By lauree
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1999 Toyota Corolla Sedan CE 4dr Sedan


Review

This is my second Corolla, and wouldn't buy anything but a Toyota. These cars are extremely reliable. With just under 100000 miles, I've only had to change my starter, and that was a few months ago.


Favorite Features

Gas mileage is great! Very dependable.


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Excellent commuter
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By FredJ
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1999 Toyota Corolla Sedan CE 4dr Sedan


Review

The Corolla has generally been a strong car. It's smooth, refined and suprisingly quick. The fuel economy is outstanding, over 37 mpg on the highway with an automatic. The interior is comfortable, although rear legroom is an issue. The feature list is . . . odd. This is probably due to the practice of adding packages, but my wife often chides me for having a car with power doors and windows, cruise, a/c, alarm and keyless entry, but no tachometer or power mirrors. The cruise control stalk occasionally brushes my knee during low speed turns, but this isn't dangerous. Taller drivers may encounter this problem.


Favorite Features

Excellent build quality. The interior is simple, yet not as spartan as that of a Civic. Ample power, safety and intuitive controls. The driver can operate most essential controls without removing a hand from the steering wheel.


Suggested Improvements

One potentially serious problem: some 1999 Corollas may have problems with fuel injectors. Two failed on my car, and without my service contract, this would have led to a pricey fix. I don't believe that this is a common issue, but Toyota is aware of the problem.


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Daughter's first car
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By alshoe
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1999 Toyota Corolla Sedan CE 4dr Sedan


Review

Just purchased this car for our daughter used within the last week. It has 57,000 miles. Was looking for a reliable car, good safety rating and easy to drive. The Corolla definately fits this description. It has the 4 spd automatic, power windows and door locks. It has a pretty peppy 4 cylinder engine and expect good fuel economy. Climate controls work well. Should be a good car for our daughter.


Favorite Features

Contrasting dials on the dashboard black on light background, contrast to red on black background at night. Daytime running lights and sensor to automatically turn on head lights.


Suggested Improvements

ABS was an option on this model, which it does not have. Cruise control would be nice too which may have been available only on the LE model.


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Hey, its a Toyota
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By Erin Fiona
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1999 Toyota Corolla Sedan VE 4dr Sedan


Review

Extremely reliable, suprisingly peppy in the 5 spd. model. The factory sound system has yet to let me down and by and large this is a very low maintenance vehicle. What it lacks in style, it more than makes up for in reliability. If you never want to worry about your kids breaking down in the middle of nowhere, this is the car for you!


Favorite Features

Simple interior and exterior design, peppy 5 spd., reverse gagues, sport appearance pkg., "Toyota" quality, reliable, safe.


Suggested Improvements

Vent fan broke after 2.5 years, tricky oil filter location, not the most comfy seats for long drives, cloth seats have a very feminine, hokey pattern, which is unnecessarily GM ish!


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great car
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By tig_nj
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1999 Toyota Corolla Sedan VE 4dr Sedan


Review

the best 2500 iever spent got it from a honda dealer needed a clutch so i guess i stole it for 2500 out the door. i drive it to kill it but it keeps up. strong 1.8 fast and econimical. handles great in all weather. change the oil and go and regular gas is even better. 5 speed fun to drive.


Favorite Features

milage, reliability.


Suggested Improvements

trunk lid, split down rear seats power antenna. hope toyota puts the 2.4 camry engine in its corolla.


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