• (4.3) 57 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,577$8,149
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 30-36
  • Engine: 130-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2005 Toyota Corolla

Our Take on the 2005 Toyota Corolla

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Price
  • Backseat legroom

Notable Features

  • Choice of two four-cylinders
  • Manual or automatic
  • FWD
  • New performance-oriented XRS model


Our Expert Reviews

Toyota Corolla As for toys of the motorized variety, Toyota has brought out a limited-edition Corolla to commemorate the introduction of the nameplate in the U.S. 35 years ago, a car that bowed at $1,666 and was powered by a 1.1-liter, 60-horsepower 4-cylinder engine. While that first Corolla, which failed to make much of a dent in the U.S. with sales of 7,247 units, helped launch... Read full review for the 2005 Toyota Corolla

Consumer Reviews


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A good value car

by Muffler from New Hampshire on October 22, 2011

We got this in 2008 when my grandad died. So far it's been really good to us. Regular maintenence and inspection is the only thing this car's ever been in the shop for. It occasionally won't start rig... Read Full Review

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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