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Toyota Corolla Hatchback 1.6 VVT-i T Spirit 5d (04) (2005/55)

Toyota Corolla Hatchback 1.6 VVT-i T Spirit 5d (04) (2005/55) - Owner Review

Boot. Also, the rear space is excellent.

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Review submitted by
Haz Altaf on

Toyota Corolla Hatchback (02-06)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Sensible. I am taking function rather that form into context.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
My friends think its an old peoples car, however my family and neighbours think its the a good choice.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, it is reliable, cheap to run, refined and comfortable.

What are you likely to buy next?
Another Toyota after or a Lexus after university.

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?
August 2012

Did you get a good deal and why?
Very good deal, didn't negotiate as the dealer was having a midyear sale.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Replacement for my fiesta after it was written off by another driver.

What was the dealer like?
Excellent, helpful and chatty.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Powerful, keeps up very well on the motorway. Im very impressed. Only downside is the car idles at 700rpm which is normal. It gets annoying on long drives. The gears are very smooth.

What's it like to park?
Easy, as a young student in a student town, it is easy to park in tiny roads and spaces.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing. Only front light bulb.

What's most practical about your car?
Boot. Also, the rear space is excellent.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
The powerful sound system.

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