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1991 Corolla

Overall rating:  Product Rating: 4.5

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Quite possibly the most reliable vehicle ever made

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Oct 4, 2011 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Indestructible drivetrain, good handling and gas milage, cheap and readily available parts, extremely relaible car
Cons: Not very powerful, paint fades
The Bottom Line: Great, reliable vehicle if you're looking for bare bones point A to point B car

I have owned this car for about 9 months now. I purchased it from a co-worker for $500. My first car was an 88 Corrolla sedan, so I knew from experience what I was buying- an indestructible tank of a car. Since I've had owned this vehicle I have had to ... read more

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Undistructible Car

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Dec 12, 2007 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Great Car
Cons: Door and window handles break off
The Bottom Line: Its a Toyota all what one could expect.

This car is a Toyota with that said one doesn't really have to write much about it. But I will, since I love this Toyota jeep so much. I have since this car was given to me it can go anywhere anyhow one can even run it with no oil or water and it will ... read more

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She's definitely a Keeper

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Apr 14, 2007 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 40 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: very practical
Cons: engine compartment is cramped, hardly any working space.
The Bottom Line: I would recommend this car to any one, they are very practical, very dependable.

I bought my 91 Corolla SE Limited (Super Limited) in 2005, she has 186k on her and she's still going strong, the only major problems i had since i bought her was recently I had to buy a new alternator and starting motor.For a car made in 1991 it's ... read more

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All-Trac Wagon=perfection

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Oct 12, 2005 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: handling, RELIABILITY, traction, MPG
Cons: outer body style, rusting, exhaust
The Bottom Line: This car never has let me down, stranded me, or even upset me. Rock solid, every day driver with a heart of gold and reliability to Biblical proportions!

This 1991 Toyota Corolla All-Trac Wagon is the best car I have ever met! This little guy has never, EVER let me down---- he starts all the time, blows hot and cold air, and requires minimal maintenance, so I bring him to the dealer to get his oil ... read more

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As reliable as any Toyota car can get

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Mar 31, 2003 - Updated Apr 1, 2003 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Very reliable, thrifty on gas
Cons: Very light-weight
The Bottom Line: A reliable, cheap car that would outlast most other cars. I've seen one with 217k miles and still running strong!

I bought my 1991 Toyota Corolla in 1999 and used it for two years. Even though it had 117k miles on it when I first purchased it, the engine sounded sweet, it had no mechanical problems in the transmission or anything else and the only thing that needed ... read more

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260,000 miles and still going strong

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Nov 3, 2001 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 40 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Gas mileage, reliable engine, interior holds up
Cons: engine is a little under powered, rides low - prone to damaging the exhaust system.
The Bottom Line: Cheap car that has never left me stranded.

I bought this car for $700 at 232,000 miles knowing it needed some work. After installing a new axle, tires, brakes, rear wheel cylinders, battery and exhaust (two repairs). I would expect similar maintenance on any car after 70,000 miles. I ... read more

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I Have Owned My 1991 Toyota Corolla For Seven Years Before I Traded It In

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Oct 30, 2001 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: This car had very good gas milege and the engine was great.
Cons: Acceleration was somewhat slow, but it's because it's only a four cylinder.
The Bottom Line: If you are shopping for a used Corolla, make sure you look around very carefully.

I bought my 1991 Toyota Corolla Lx used from a Honda dealer that sold used cars and in the seven years I have owned this car, I have never experienced any mechanical problems, except it was the day before I traded it in for another car this past July ... read more

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Never Dies!

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Nov 26, 2000 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Reliable,Great ResaleValue, no Problems,
Cons: Boring styling

My Family bought this car used in 1992, it was a year old. We bought it from a dealer for about $8000, It was a automatic, with air, cassette and overdrive, seeing this car is a econo-box it gets about 31 mpg, even after all these years, I have to admit ... read more

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The Road Warrior

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Sep 14, 2000 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Hardly any problems
Cons: Not big enough for a family

I had driven my 1986 Volvo 240 DL into the ground. I needed something affordable and just as dependable. A lady in my church told me that she was selling her 1991 Corolla for a measly $800!!! That afternoon I drove to her house and test drove a great ... read more

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toyota corolla

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Jul 7, 2000 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: reliabe,echonomical
Cons: none

the Toyota Corolla isn without doubt one of the most reliable cars on the road.I have owned mine for 18 months in this period it has never failed to start i have driven over 24000 miles ,thats 24000 miles of trouble free motoring the heater warms up ... read more

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1991 Corolla

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Jun 13, 2000 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 40 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Good gas mileage, reliable
Cons: old car, bad acceleration

At the very end of 1997 I bought a small Dodge Colt hatchbak for a low price of $1,000 and I fell in love with my new little car. It had very high miles 150.000 but was still running good. In the summer of 1999 as I was returning from out of state I ... read more

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Still runnin' strong...

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Jun 12, 2000 - Updated Jun 14, 2000 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 40 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: excellent mileage, little to no repairs
Cons: cramped interior

My family bought a corolla because my father commutes to work, and so good mileage was a major concern. Our corolla has met the challenge and then some! Dad drives 90 miles a day about, and our '91 corolla now has 309,000 miles on it because of it ... read more

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A Car for a Lifetime!

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Jun 7, 2000 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Service and dependability
Cons: Just a tad low to the ground for my old knees.

Imagine buying a new car, nine years ago, and never having to do anything but change the oil (every 3,000 miles), replace the battery (three times), purchase new tires (have them rotated and balanced regularly), change to air filter, and adjust the ... read more

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Gotta get one!

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May 30, 2000 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: HARDLY ANY MAINTENANCE
Cons: NOT GOOD FOR HAULING ANIMALS

Do you hate going to the mechanic's shop? Do you have kids, live in a big city on a budget? Then you should purchase this diamond of a car! I purchased a used one, 1991 LE, in 1995. It had 70,000 hwy miles on it. I bought it from the original owner ... read more

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Great Car it just keeps going and going

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Mar 1, 2000 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Rides smooth, Comfortable, roomy, and you can put lots of miles on it without a tune up
Cons: none

We bought this car about 9 year ago and it is still running like it did when we first got it. It has about 170,500 miles on it and it is still going strong. It is such a good car will are planning to get another so my parents can have the new and I can ... read more

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My Roller

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Jan 24, 2000 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 40 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Great Mileage
Cons: Heats up slowly

I bought the '91 Toyota Corrolla in early 1999, and except for thermostat malfunction, i haven't had any problems with it. It gets unbeatable gas mileage, I mean it costs me about 10 bux to fill it up, and that 10 dollars will get me close to 250 miles. ... read more

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I love my baby!

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Sep 25, 1999 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 40 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Great car. Sturdy and efficient.
Cons: Awkward seat belts.

I bought my first car recently. A used '91 Toyota Corolla, 72,000 miles. No small feat for a woman, especially with the horror stories abounding of patronizing dealers and lemons that could suck a wallet dry. But I love my car. It ... read more

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The Perfect Hand Me Down Car~!
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Sep 7, 2010 (Show)
Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 
Pros: Runs well. If I maintain it, it runs fine.  If I don't, it runs fine.
Cons: Appearances and styling are the only downside in a 20 year old car.  
150,000 Miles when we got this little gem as a hand me down for a second utility car.  It has 163,000 miles on it and shows no signs of failing.Love the reliability! Since we received the car, only oil changes, 2 tires, new ... read more
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I love my 91 Corolla!
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May 1, 2009 (Show)
Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 
Pros: - Reliable- Comfortable- Cool shark face
Cons: - Windshield wiper has just 2 speeds (fast and faster)
I bought this car for $2,000 in 2003, with 130,000 miles. Now it has 180,000 miles, and still going strong! The only major expense was the automatic transmission going out, which I replaced with a used unit for $1,200. Overall, fun, easy car with lots of ... read more
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