2009 Toyota Corolla Consumer Reviews

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2009 Toyota Corolla
4.2
Average based on 65 reviews
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2009 Corolla S 5-Speed - Fantastic car!

by from Vancouver, WA on May 21, 2010

I've owned my Corolla S now for 1.5 years & have 14k miles on it. It has performed wonderfully & has been completely trouble free. I have the 1.8L engine & with the manual 5-speed it has plenty of get...
I've owned my Corolla S now for 1.5 years & have 14k miles on it. It has performed wonderfully & has been completely trouble free. I have the 1.8L engine & with the manual 5-speed it has plenty of get-up-and-go while delivering 35mpg in mixed city/hwy driving. I love the new body style & it was the first reason I wanted this car. In typical Toyota fashion, it has performed well & been trouble free, a great value in any way you look at it.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car

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09 Corolla

by from europe on March 30, 2010

I have an 09 Corolla XRS, moved to europe bout a year ago and needed to get rid of a full size truck for something small and good on gas. Thats exactly what this car is, a great commuter car. It does ...
I have an 09 Corolla XRS, moved to europe bout a year ago and needed to get rid of a full size truck for something small and good on gas. Thats exactly what this car is, a great commuter car. It does good driving at high speeds on the auto bahn, it also does well at lower speeds on hilly roads with windy turns. Does it drive like a sports car, no. But thats not what its built for. The XRS model comes with a 2.4 and gives it a little more power than the 1.8, also adds some nice features such as power everything, leather heated seats, 6 disc 8 spkr stereo, blue tooth etc. Even with the 2.4 it gets around 28 MPG city/30 Hgwy. Controls inside are large and easy to use, styling outside is decent. I drove a civic and a jetta prior to buying, civic didnt feel as roomy and didnt like the interrior, jetta was nice but 5K more. Its a great little car for the money. Would definitely recomend it.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does recommend this car

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good deal for the money

by from Annapolis, Maryland on October 14, 2010

OK styling, fair exceleration, good handling, excellent reliability, user friendly controls and very comfortable for a small car. Definately worth the money.
OK styling, fair exceleration, good handling, excellent reliability, user friendly controls and very comfortable for a small car. Definately worth the money.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Just getting around

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Great Car

by from Sacramento, CA on April 28, 2011

Purchased 2009 Corolla as a replacement car for a Ciivc that was totalled in an accident. The Corolla has a very nice ride and is roomy for me. I am 5ft 10 in tall and have no problem with head room. ...
Purchased 2009 Corolla as a replacement car for a Ciivc that was totalled in an accident. The Corolla has a very nice ride and is roomy for me. I am 5ft 10 in tall and have no problem with head room. The gas mileage is excellent and the handling is very good. Not sporty like the Civic I had but much smoother ride. Fit and finish is excellent even with the amount of plastic used. There has not been much I have had to do to the car except change oil and keep the tires inflated.
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Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car

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Most Dependable Car Ever!

by from Cleveland, Ohio on September 5, 2009

I am leasing this car and love it! I am going to buy it before the lease is up. I have the 09 LE model and I drive at least 30 miles one way to work. I love the gas mileage and the dependability. I do...
I am leasing this car and love it! I am going to buy it before the lease is up. I have the 09 LE model and I drive at least 30 miles one way to work. I love the gas mileage and the dependability. I don't need a car that is going to go 0-60 in 5 seconds. I find the interior very comfortable and just a great all around car.
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Uses car for Commuting

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Most Reliable car

by from Bellevue on July 12, 2011

Toyota Corolla is the best car when it comes to reliability / value for money. I have had three corollas till date and all of them were great. My comments are not based on one test drive but based on ...
Toyota Corolla is the best car when it comes to reliability / value for money. I have had three corollas till date and all of them were great. My comments are not based on one test drive but based on my relationship with the car for 4 years and 50K miles.
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Most Reliable Car I've Owned

by from 06385 on February 15, 2011

Good on gas!!! Great on milage. I would recommend this car to everyone. I like to travel a lot and this car fits perfect for me.
Good on gas!!! Great on milage. I would recommend this car to everyone. I like to travel a lot and this car fits perfect for me.
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Uses car for Work

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Corolla Drive Train

by from South Jordan, UT on September 16, 2011

I bought my Corolla new. Shortly after, I noticed that when upon acclerating to freeway speeds, the car jumps into the next gear with a horrible "bam." It will not go over 95 (at the Salt Flats) witho...
I bought my Corolla new. Shortly after, I noticed that when upon acclerating to freeway speeds, the car jumps into the next gear with a horrible "bam." It will not go over 95 (at the Salt Flats) without constantly violently changing gears. The dealership got it to do the same thing. The say that it is merely a speed "limiter." I have a tough time believing that. Around town, it drives fine.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does not recommend this car

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corolla

by from on November 14, 2011

I have had this car for over a year, and I enjoyed driving it. I would recommend it to everybody, i'm sure you will love it
I have had this car for over a year, and I enjoyed driving it. I would recommend it to everybody, i'm sure you will love it
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SAFEST EVER

by from Aurora CO on August 9, 2009

I was in a 40 MPH side collision accident today and this vehicle saved my life. It rolled over onto the top of the vehicle and because I had my safety belt on I came out of the accident unscratched,ju...
I was in a 40 MPH side collision accident today and this vehicle saved my life. It rolled over onto the top of the vehicle and because I had my safety belt on I came out of the accident unscratched,just a little rattled. I would recommend this vehicle to anybody who likes being safe.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Transporting family

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