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2003 Toyota Corolla

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Best Compact Car of the Era
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By Venkata
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2003 Toyota Corolla LE 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 4A)


Review

Best Compact Car of the Era. Very
simple and affordable


Best Features

Elevation - exterior appearance Wood Trim - Interior appearance


Worst Features

Not sure on name of it but I think sun light gaurd should be big enough to stop the light rays.


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Rotten Egg Smell Doesn't go away
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By Neal Patwari
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2003 Toyota Corolla LE 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 4A)


Review

To the reviewer who said that the
rotten egg smell would go away after
5000 miles - no, I'm sorry to say, it
doesn't. This smell now stinks up my
car every single time I drive it,
15000 miles later. I'm very
disappointed that Toyota continues to
deny the problem even though consumers
have been complaining for years.
Although I'm otherwise happy with my
vehicle, they might as well sell the
car with dead fish in them, as good as
it smells.


Best Features

Only keeping the 'interior air flow' button pressed, and closing my windows, will prevent the smell.


Worst Features

Clear the air. Allow the driver's seat to go back a couple more inches.


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A Very Sweet Ride
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By Xeos131
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2003 Toyota Corolla S 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 4A)


Review

Before I actually purchased my
Corolla, I did extensive research on
every car in it's class. Let me tell
you, I made the right choice. This was
my first car, and I wanted it to be a
car that would be economic yet sporty,
and fun yet safe, not to mention
reliable. So far, my cute Corolla S
hasn't disappointed me yet. It has
gotten head turn after head turn, and
all my friends love it. If you are
thinking about getting this car, do
it! None of its classmates come close,
in my opinion, at least.


Best Features

I love the sporty look, compared to earlier Corollas. The sunroof is a lifesaver here in Arizona. The stereo is pretty good, if not awesome.


Worst Features

I would have liked to have had a mutli- CD option for the In-Dash CD Player, or even a MP3 deck. The other thing I would have liked to have seen whoule have been a dial control for the sunroof, like seen in the VWs. It would just have made it easier.


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Great ride
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By jonll2
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2003 Toyota Corolla CE 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

My 94 Corolla just died with 250,000
miles. This new model needs a bit more
power. And the driver side sunvisor is
to long and it hits my rear view mirror.
Other than that the car is great and
fun to drive. Oh yeah the tires it
came with needs to be upgreaded. It
came with Firestone.


Best Features

White instrument panel, smooth ride, very nice interior.


Worst Features

Needs more power and needs to come with better tires.


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Exactly what I was looking for!
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By rockdaddy
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2003 Toyota Corolla S 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

I set out looking for a new car that
had four doors, looked sporty, was
great to drive, was going to be
reliable, economical, and affordable.
After driving a couple of the other
contenders I finally arrived to test
drive the Corrolla S. What a drive!
Toyota made a really great car here. I
feel like I'm driving a car that I
should have paid a lot more for.


Best Features

Exterior and interior design and quality. Suprisingly comfortable and roomy inside. Bottom line - hands down the best value in this class.


Worst Features

The S model should be able to option for more beef under the hood.


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