2003 Toyota Corolla Road Test Specs | Edmunds.com

2003 Toyota Corolla - Road Test Specs

2003 Toyota Corolla Sedan

(1.8L 4-cyl. 4-speed Automatic)


Model year2003
StyleLE 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 4A)
Base MSRP$15,480
As-tested MSRP$17,787


Drive typeFWD
Engine typeinline 4-cylinder
Displacement (cc/cu-in)1.8
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)130
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)125
Transmission type4-speed automatic


Suspension, frontMacPherson struts, stabilizer bars
Suspension, reartorsion beam
Steering typeHydraulic power rack-and-pinion
Tire brandGoodyear
Tire modelIntegrity
Tire size, frontP195/65R15
Tire size, rearP195/65R15
Brakes, frontventilated front disc / rear drum

Track Test Results

0-45 mph (sec.)No Data
0-60 mph (sec.)No Data
0-75 mph (sec.)No Data
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)No Data
Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.)No Data
60-0 mph (ft.)No Data
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)No Data
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)35.2
Sound level @ idle (dB)No Data
@ Full throttle (dB)No Data
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)No Data

Test Driver Ratings & Comments

Braking ratingNo Data
Handling ratingNo Data

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)Auto 30/38 Manual /
Edmunds observed (mpg)31
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)13.2

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)2590
Length (in.)178.3
Width (in.)66.9
Height (in.)57.7
Wheelbase (in.)102.4
Legroom, front (in.)41.3
Legroom, rear (in.)35.4
Headroom, front (in.)39.1
Headroom, rear (in.)37.1
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)13.6
Max. cargo volume, seats folded (cu-ft)14


Bumper-to-bumper3 years / 36,000 miles
Powertrain5 years / 60,000 miles
Corrosion5 years / unlimited miles
Roadside assistanceN/A
Free scheduled maintenanceN/A


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsOptional
Head airbagsNot Available
Antilock brakesOptional
Electronic brake enhancementsOptional
Traction controlNot Available
Stability controlNot Available
Rollover protectionNot Available
Emergency assistance systemNot Available
NHTSA crash test, driverExcellent
NHTSA crash test, passengerExcellent
NHTSA crash test, side frontGood
NHTSA crash test, side rearGood
NHTSA rollover resistanceGood

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