• (4.6) 40 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,785$7,389
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 36
  • Engine: 130-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2003 Toyota Corolla

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Few cars have a heritage as long as Toyota’s popular compact. The Corolla has been on the U.S. market since 1966. More than 25 million units have been sold in 142 countries, and that makes the Corolla the best-selling passenger car of all time. Toyota dealers sold 245,023 eighth-generation ... Read Full Report


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If it wasn't always exciting, the Toyota Corolla has long been known as a compact alternative, a small family mover and a reliable way to go from Point A to Point B.It can finally be called feisty.Just when the South Koreans starting putting a dent in the Corolla's domestic sales share, Toyota is coming back swinging.The vanilla is suddenly not so bland. The boredom is finally a litt... Read full review for the 2003 Toyota Corolla

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Best Car Ever

by Toyota Fan from Doylestown, PA on January 3, 2010

We bought this car (Toyota Corolla 2003) new spring 2002 for $13,100.00 plus tax and tags. It has been a great car. Gas mileage has been between 27-38 MPG depending on season and type of driving. We h... Read Full Review

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 10 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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