Toyota Sports Cars Ratings
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2006 Toyota Corolla - CE (M5)
Pros: Fuel Economy
Cons: Unreliability. No trunk release button on keychain.
Advice: Do not recommend.Less than a year and 9000 km after I purchased my 2006 Corolla, my steering pump is broken and it is undriveable. The dealership says the part won't arrive for another month. It's Toyota's policy not to provide a rental car or any transportation for that matter until after 10 days that the part is on backorder. I am stuck without a car for 10 days. There was also another 06 Corolla in for the same problem. I was happy with my 1994 Corolla and not happy with my 2006. Toyota made no effort to salvage our relationship. This is the last Toyota I will ever buy. Saturn and GM both say they provide transportation the same day if they expect a part not to arrive for a month. But then again, they have never heard of a part taking so long to arrive.
2006 Toyota Corolla - LE (M5)
Pros: 6 CD changer
Cons: Very unstable on the freeway.
Advice: Not recomended.I bought my '06 Corolla in March '06. In May I took it back to the dealer to check the alignment because it is very unstable on the freeway at speeds of 55 and higher. The faster you go the more you feel it 'wander' it pulls to the sides unexpectedly. So far I have taken it back four times, but it has not been fixed. Toyota keeps blaming the poor stability on the rain grooves on the freeway saying the lines on the tires align with the grooves on the freeway, therefore the car tries to follow them. I guess I'm not supposed to drive it on the freeway because most of them have these rain grooves. I still have the car because I don't feel comfortable selling it knowing it has this problem. I don't recomend this car to anyone. I bought the car from Longo Toyota. I don't recomend this dealer either when it comes to servicing your car.
2006 Toyota Corolla - CE (M5)
Pros: Had to have cruise control installed--best feature and gas mileage.
Cons: Nothing that I can think of
Advice: Test drive it and the black color is beautifulBought the car with the $500 rebate. The first two tanks of gas gave me 37.5 and 36.0 miles per gallon---both tanks were roughly 50/50 highway/around town driving. It is comfortable and handles the road very well. Back seat space for an adult is fair and the trunk is roomy.
2005 Toyota Corolla - S (M5)
Pros: THE DISPLAY AND THE ELECTRONIC MIRRORS
Cons: THE HORSEPOWER
Advice: GET A TOYOTAI LOVE THE GAS MILEAGE ON THIS CAR, ITS SPORTY, GETS ATTENTION AND IT IS VERY RELIABLE... I LOVE THIS CAR!! I HAVE HAD NO PROBLEMS AT ALL!! LOVE IT!!
2006 Toyota Camry Solara - SLE Convertible
Pros: The way it handles the road. Also the ease of putting the top down.
Cons: A couple of things i don't like are the poor rear visibility. The window is small and the back headrest obstruct the view even more. The rear window control is on the dash behind steering wheel. Difficult to find at night.
Advice: Test drive this car after dark also.This car corners nicely. Its quiet and smooth but does have some body quivering. The acceleration and braking is good. I find it very comfortable to drive.
2005 Toyota Corolla - CE (M5)
Pros: The way it handles
Cons: Short arm rest
Advice: Ask others what they think and have heard of Corolla's. I asked many questions with no negative comments. I was surprised since all cars have there downfalls.I just got my 2006 Corolla last week. I am really happy with my choice. I compared it to other vehicles in its class and with the reliability of Toyota along with its resale, low gas milage, and features I am happy with my choice. I really like the way it sticks to the road. And it has alot of life for a little 136hp engine. I'm 6'2' and find it very roomy. I wish arm rest was a bit higher. It has a great sized truck, great stereo system, and lots of little compartments to place junk. I can't wait for my first long distance road trip with it.
2005 Toyota Camry Solara - SE Sport (M5) Coupe
Pros: A lot of room in vehicle, and sporty looking
Cons: The look of the control panel
Advice: You can look elsewhere but won't get the quality that comes with this vehicleWhat a great car! I purchased the SE model and have no regrets. I was looking for a family vehicle but wanted something sporty also. That is exactly what I got. Very roomy and after 20,000 miles, it still drives like its brand new. Would recommend to anyone.