Cars being my hobby, I tested out the
many models competing in this class.
Although the Civic came the closest, it
was a lot more expensive, the interior
seemed a bit cheaper, and it was
definitely not built for tall persons
such as I. The Corolla felt much
roomier. It came with the Gold Package
and felt as close as you can get to a
Lexus for change you'd find in your
couch (almost). Yes, there are cheaper
models, but none compare in reliability
or quality. Coupled with a manual
transmission (automatic felt a bit
sluggish) its the greatest value on the
market (and retains it for a while as
Crisp 5-Speed manual transmission has
pep. Decent interior. Most bang for
your buck. Great resale value.
Why no engine upgrade available, like
the Nissan Sentra or Civic Si? Would
complain about exterior, but not after
seeing 2003's model.