2012 Toyota Corolla
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Beautiful Car

by from Milwaukee, WI on October 2, 2012

I have driven a Toyota Corolla for 10 years and was sad to give it up, but I must admit my new Corolla is better than I ever thought it could be. It is so comfortable and easy to drive and has all the...
I have driven a Toyota Corolla for 10 years and was sad to give it up, but I must admit my new Corolla is better than I ever thought it could be. It is so comfortable and easy to drive and has all the necessary extras that I could ever want. Actually more than I expected to get. And they came with the car and did not cost extra as did many other cars I looked at. I am hoping to keep this car for another 10 years and that it is as reliable as my last car! Thank you!
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2012 Siver Certified Pre-owned Corrola Sport

by from Philadelphia on April 9, 2013

PROS:Love the car in general. It get decent gas milage, good pick-up, plenty of room in the interior even for a small car, power little 1.8L engine, Rides very smoothly, Good handling, A lot of cool o...
PROS:Love the car in general. It get decent gas milage, good pick-up, plenty of room in the interior even for a small car, power little 1.8L engine, Rides very smoothly, Good handling, A lot of cool options, great sliding moon roof, very sylish, Comfortable front seats, Power Everthing, Hands Free Cell Phone Hookup through your speakers for safe driving while talking on the phone, 6 Air Bags. All around a great car for the money. CONS: So far we had to take it in for service because the was a noice in the steering wheel column that was getting louder by the day.. They replaced one part and it made the noice alittle better. The dealer said that the other part in the steering column that is making the noice still is a $2000.00 part and Toyota will not authurize the repair because they claim it's a charictistic of the car and that there is no safety issue?!?!. I have had the car for 31 days now. We took it in for service on April 2, 2013. We had a rental car, same year and moel with about the same milage and it didn't have any sounds to it. We also road a 2010 Corrola S for about a week and their was no noice in that car either. Bottom line is they have to replace that part because it was within the 30 day no questions ask policy to fix ANY problem the car may have. Prior to taken it to the service center we took it tto our mechinic and he said it needs to be replaced and it will continue to get worse. That was not right what this Dealer is doing to my girlfriends car. So buyers beware. If you are looking at any newer used Corrola Sport listen close to the steering colum with the windows up, radio off and nake sure the heat or air isn't on. If you hear a noice coming from the steering colum either don't buy that car or get it in writing that it will be fixed no matter what the expence is for Toyota. They have a lot more money then most of us car buyers. Just thought I would let people know about this. In China there was a re-call on the steering colum of 1.5 million cars. It also said there was another 1.25 million recalls for the same issue but only mentioned they where in other countrys?!? Good Luck
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Frugal but fun

by from Raleigh, NC on September 7, 2012

The 2012 Toyota Corolla S is a great little car. It's sporty styling keeps it fun, but the practicality of it- great gas mileage, smooth shifting, functional interior, and low price- help it to be fru...
The 2012 Toyota Corolla S is a great little car. It's sporty styling keeps it fun, but the practicality of it- great gas mileage, smooth shifting, functional interior, and low price- help it to be frugal. The handling is actually quite tight and hugs the road well. The transmission is responsive, with a nice easy downshift to third available if you need a little passing punch. It's roomy enough for 3 kids in the back (or two average size adults) and the trunk is big enough for 2 sets of golf clubs and a couple of suitcases. The S model has a few extras besides the sporty styling- the interior, while black in color, is made of a sport styled material that is not too hot and is great for spills because they wipe right off. Cons- center console is a bit too small for storage or putting your arm on as an armrest- could be a couple inches longer at least. Power is still on the low end. It would be nice for an option to upgrade the engine or some other possibility for a little more passing or take off juice. So for as small as the engine is- the gas mileage could be better since it's not oozing with power. Overall a fantastic car at a great value with tremendous reliability.
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Great car!

by from Arizona on January 7, 2013

I like my corolla. It has everything I need and gets me to point a to point b. Also I like how it has ipod and blue tooth. Had it for a few months and I am impressed.
I like my corolla. It has everything I need and gets me to point a to point b. Also I like how it has ipod and blue tooth. Had it for a few months and I am impressed.
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Great car for college student

by from Stafford, VA on July 21, 2013

This car is a great car for a college student who has to worry about paying for gas and maintenance. Gets great gas mileage and has lots of room for bringing stuff back to school. It is comfortable fo...
This car is a great car for a college student who has to worry about paying for gas and maintenance. Gets great gas mileage and has lots of room for bringing stuff back to school. It is comfortable for a small car and the Bluetooth and satellite radio is wonderful to have ....so is the Navigation.
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still new

by from Eastern Mass. on April 4, 2012

400 miles so far. Still new. My last car went 241,500 miles (not a Corolla). But I hope to get this car as far or further; we'll see! And so far it is a great car! Speed and acceleration, perfectly ...
400 miles so far. Still new. My last car went 241,500 miles (not a Corolla). But I hope to get this car as far or further; we'll see! And so far it is a great car! Speed and acceleration, perfectly satisfactory. I'm 6'4" and tall from the waist up. Head room good. (I cannot fit in a lot of cars!) Seat comfort and driving comfort: Very good. Rear seat: as good as any, better than some. Fold down, with trunk access - cool! Accesories: Radio, cd, telephone capability, USB port, super sound: for an old guy like me, wow! Very good h-rated tires. Road manners, handling, ride: very good. I have a friend who got a BMW 3-series, a whole different car. But in the long distance race for total miles, I'll win. In maintenance and gas costs, I'll win. In insurance and tax costs, I'll win. In purchase price, I won. In every category that's remotely reasonable, I win. In car envy from others, he wins. In looks from babes, he wins (but he's married with two children). In passsenger comfort, I win(!). His car will do 145 mph. I cannot safely drive any car faster than 80 mph (and probably neither can you!) Everyone knows that the Toyota Corolla is one of the best cars in the world in every category that makes any sense. What else do you want?!
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First new car

by from Austin, TX on April 16, 2012

The 2012 Corolla S provides excellent value with great gas mileage and reasonable performance. The car is comfortable to drive and easy to maneuver. We have had the car only two months and 3000 local ...
The 2012 Corolla S provides excellent value with great gas mileage and reasonable performance. The car is comfortable to drive and easy to maneuver. We have had the car only two months and 3000 local miles (already), and it is perfect. The only minor complaint is we have not found a light to indicate when the windshield washer fluid is running low.
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"Great Car"

by from Hutto,Tx. on October 1, 2012

We bought 2013 Corolla S, It's a great car. Standard this year ia a 5 inch screen w/Blue tooth. Rides nice, looks great. Color megnetic Grey and upgraded wheels w/ low profile tires and sun roof . We ...
We bought 2013 Corolla S, It's a great car. Standard this year ia a 5 inch screen w/Blue tooth. Rides nice, looks great. Color megnetic Grey and upgraded wheels w/ low profile tires and sun roof . We had this car month, average gas 27.5. The head rest is too far forward. runs and shift beautifly. Power mirror adjuster is hidden behind the steering wheel
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Great car

by from Cincinnati on July 23, 2012

Most reliable car. I have been driving Corolla since 1991. This is my fourth Corolla in the past 20 years. I will not trust any other car over Toyota quality.
Most reliable car. I have been driving Corolla since 1991. This is my fourth Corolla in the past 20 years. I will not trust any other car over Toyota quality.
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Driving my new Toyota Corolla LE

by from Indianapolis, IN on April 28, 2012

After several weeks of window shopping for a new vehecle, I finally settled for a 2012 Toyota Corolla LE. What is most impressive about this vehicle is the comfort and durability you experience while ...
After several weeks of window shopping for a new vehecle, I finally settled for a 2012 Toyota Corolla LE. What is most impressive about this vehicle is the comfort and durability you experience while driving. In addition, this vehicle comes with world class safety features that is second to none. This gives me ease of mind when driving with my wife and kids. Talk about gas milleage - this vehicle gives you supper high gas milleage especially on the highway. I most certainly would recommend this vehicle to anyone.
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