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Cons: noneGreat car
Pros: The Sound System
Advice: This car is everything that describes PERFECT...Expecially for a teenager...always traveling....At 17 I am on my third car.... My parents have bought me a Mazada, Honda, and a Toyota... Out of the Honda and the Mazada, my 2002 Toyota Corolla LE has beaten the both of them in every aspect.... This car is excellent on GAS.... I went 485 Miles without filling up my gas tank... This car runs like a charm, has a great sound system, and most importantly it has a name you can trust TOYOTA... I like hondas alot but I just don't think that the Honda Civic, which I had can beat the overall rating of the Corolla, and even though the Mazada that I had was okay, it don't compare to Toyota or Honda....
Pros: The car itself was pretty nimble and easy to drive.
Cons: Gas mileage didn't ever appear to meet what it claimed it would.......overall disappointment with the longevity of the car.
Advice: Stay away from '02 ModelI'm a bit disappointed with my purchase of the '02 Toyota Corolla. I purchased the car under the assumption that I could easy get 200K miles or more, without having any major issues pop up. However, almost as soon as the car hit the 100K mark the Catalytic Converter went up. That issue cost me roughly $1300 because it was done at a Toyota Dealership. Less than 9K miles and 3 months later the entire engine was blown. I could understand if I didn't change the oil on a regular basis but the oil was changed between 3K & 5K religiously. Now mabye this is the exception to the rule with the car itself but my experience with Toyota Customer Service was no better. It was as if they could care less about my concerns and certainly wouldn't do anything about it because it was over 100K in miles even though my commute to and from work is all highway. As a result of my recent experiences with Toyota, I have decided to switch brands to Saturn. My initial experiences are the complete opposite. I have purchased a Saturn Ion '05 and thus far am enjoying my experiences with the service and the car. It's nice to know that your purchase is actually appreciated and not considered a number on the overall bottom line.
Pros: Positioning of the emergency flasher indicator and switch
Cons: No power anything
Advice: Great mileage 39 hwy, 32 cityGood all around vehicle for So. California freeways.
Pros: Honestly, it would be difficult to choose one.
Cons: Arm rest/console
Advice: If you're taller (5'10' +), the driver's side back seat may not have much room. It's probably not a vehicle for a mid-sized family.The look of the car is really sharp ... it immediately caught my attention. Inside, I had to push the seat back quite a bit, but there's plenty of room (especially for someone a bit taller); the only downside is that the arm rest/console takes a little away from the feeling. Everything is logically and perfectly placed for ease of use and reach. The drive itself is very smooth and quiet (didn't expect as much of the latter) and has great acceleration. Having tested and driven in previous years' Corollas, this one was far and beyond the best I've experienced thus far.
Pros: Dashboard well organized
Advice: I can recomended this vehicle to anyone who is looking for good transportationSmooth running car.Good gas mileage.Good performance for 4 cylinder engine.
Pros: Love the in dash tempature gauge
Cons: Cramped behind drivers seat with taller driver
Advice: Drive the standard before choosing automaticVery smooth ride and steering makes driving this car a pleasure. Very zippy and doesn't compromise fuel economy. Alittle cramped for a taller person in the drivers seat but still fits everyone comfortably. Good braking and very resonsive steering.