Review: Toyota Corolla (1997 – 2002)
Reliable, efficient and satisfying to own if you want undemanding A to B transport. Huge range to choose from.
Bland and dull to drive. Reliability concerns over British-built Y2K Corollas. Sudden thirst for oil on 1.6s.
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