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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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79 reader reviews for Toyota Corolla Hatchback.
  • 1.8i T Sport 3dr

    brian whittle , south lanarkshire . Date: 13/06/2005
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    This car is a nice drive and handles well.

    Also, you get a excellent boost of power when you hit about 5000rpm, excellent car!

  • 1.4i T2 5dr

    Colin Goldup , Lancashire . Date: 08/05/2005
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    A good car all round. Bought new and got a very good deal. £10k OTR. Repairs are expensive - a new radiator was £270 - not good since the car is only 12 months old. Replacement aerial was £28. Petrol consumption is considerably high. Apparently the 1.6 has even worse MPG than the 1.4. If you have a noisy engine at around 3k revs - don't panic. Apparently this is a design fault and Toyota will correct it for free by packing the offending area.

  • 1.4i Collection 3dr

    kevin brunt Date: 28/04/2005
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Comfortable, feels solid on the road, handles well, economical.

  • 1.6i T Spirit 5dr

    Graham Green , Essex . Date: 11/04/2005
    • Overall verdict
      2 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      1 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I find it hard to understand why this car gets consistently high reviews in the press. It is bland, its handling is average, fuel consumption very poor. I'm not overly tall (6ft) but find headroom ridiculously limited.

    I have only had the car a few weeks now and hope that I can grow into it. It seemed so much better when being test-driven. After I've had it a few months I will update my views (if necessary), but until then I would not recommend buying one.

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