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Toyota Corolla Hatchback 1.6 VVT-i Colour Collection 5d (05) (2006/06)

Toyota Corolla Hatchback 1.6 VVT-i Colour Collection 5d (05) (2006/06) - Owner Review


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Review submitted by
Hugues Audouard on

Toyota Corolla Hatchback (02-06)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
A bit bland and not flash but high quality, reliable, understated, savvy with cash...

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

Would you buy this car again and why?
I wish it was still available new, don't want to part with it. I imagine I will run it well into 6 figure mileage !

What are you likely to buy next?
Not sure, perhaps Avensis.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
June 2006

Did you get a good deal and why?
Got a £ 1,000 discount, matching the price I'd been quoted online.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
For its comfort and reliability.

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Good drive, comfortable on all surfaces and handles well. Alittle noisy once you get to 70 mph + (engine noise) as it will need to rev at about 4,000 rpm to achieve 80mph.

What's it like to park?

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
The care has been totally reliable 9now 81,000 miles on the clock. the only problem is peeling paint on the front bumper, started at around 4 - 5 years old.

What's most practical about your car?

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

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