Toyota Corolla

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The name Toyota Corolla should be familiar, as the name plate has been stamped on more cars since its inception in 1966 than any other.

  • Toyota Corolla Estate (02-06)
  • Toyota Corolla Hatchback (02-06)
  • Toyota Corolla Saloon (02-06)
  • Toyota Corolla Verso (02-03)
  • Toyota Corolla Hatchback (00-02)
  • Toyota Corolla Hatchback (97-00)

The name Toyota Corolla should be familiar, as the name plate has been stamped on more cars since its inception in 1966 than any other.

Since then eleven generations of the Corolla have been made, although since 2007 in the UK Toyota’s mid-sized hatchback has been called Auris, demonstrating the Japanese manufacturer’s desire to refresh its position in the market.

While early models were rear-wheel drive, from the late-80s this was phased out and replaced by the more usual front-wheel drive.

More commonly known as a hatchback (in the UK at least), in the 2000s Toyota offered the Corolla in a wide range of shapes including estate, saloon and even MPV. The latter carried the Verso badge, which would later break off and become its own model designation.

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Most Popular Model Reviews

Toyota Corolla Estate 2002 - 2006

3.5 out of 5
Toyota Corolla Estate 2002 - 2006

New price range:
£12,668 - £15,960

Used price range:
£495 - £2,285

Cheap to own, solidly built
Only two engines and the diesel lacks refinement

Toyota Corolla Saloon 2002 - 2006

3 out of 5
Toyota Corolla Saloon 2002 - 2006

New price range:
£11,188 - £13,980

Used price range:
£400 - £2,091

As well built as the other Corollas
Worse resale values than hatchback

Toyota Corolla Hatchback 1997 - 2000

3 out of 5
Toyota Corolla Hatchback 1997 - 2000

New price range:
£9,840 - £15,210

Used price range:
£252 - £1,401

Toyota reliability; quality; efficiency
Fairly expensive in this class

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