really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
27,167 miles

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problem #6

Apr 102002


  • 8,000 miles
I was in the "slow " lane on the interstate headed to school. I received a speeding ticket the day before so I made sure to on be in slow lane going speed limit. The car in front of me a red cadiliac brake and kind of hard so I brake traveling at 60 to 65 mph. I brake quick not real hard and with in seconds I realized the car was loosing control. I quickly jumped into the passenger seat as soon as I realized it was in gods hands. I then did a 360 and a 180 across all three lanes never hitting another car or truck hit the center of the interstate and rolled three times. I know that this is what happened because the women traveling behind me said she had to stop bc she didn't know how I was alive. I told them that I thought a tire had blown but really I had no clue I knew I was pissed bc my 6 month old car gone. It was the first thing I was actually buying on my own and bam. I had a sprained ankle and cut on shoulder road rash and whip lash bad. Recently I have researched and saw my car is in fact on the list. The year and model but how would you know if my exact car was defective? its been in the impound since April 2002. I feel this needs to be addressed and I should be compensated accordingly.

- Baton Rouge, LA, USA

problem #5

Dec 252013


  • 130,000 miles
While driving on bumpy roads I would hear a loud clunking noise from under the car. I asked a mechanic what it was and he said it was the struts. There is a recall on this vehicle, 2002 Toyota Corolla for that very thing. One dealer said he wouldn't fix it.

- Zimmerman, MN, USA

problem #4

Jun 142004

Corolla 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 25,000 miles
Squealing noise started. They could not find the noise. As it got louder they "dressed the belts" at 35,426 miles. The problem persisted, and now the stabilizer needs to be replaced. The problem has not been corrected. When I asked about the part being defective, I was told the parts original number has changed and a new one is now used. Does this mean that the first one was defected and they had to make a new one to correct the problem" it is normal for the part to give be bad so soon. Since the problem started earlier"

- Lagrange, NC, USA

problem #3

Dec 012002


  • miles
Consumer states that suspension is defective. Vehicle pulls to the right while driving seriously affecting ability to maintain control. Consumer had same problem with a 99 Corolla which manufacturer had to buy back.

- Tucker, GA, USA

problem #2

Jul 272001


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle wanders and sways back and forth. Vehicle was taken to dealership, and mechanic stated that all four wheels were bent. Vehicle came from factory that way. Goodyear, integrity, P185/65R14. Right front tire had a bulge on outside. New vehicle was out of alignment, all 4 wheels were bent and warped from the factory, the tires were out of balance. Goodyear integrity tires on vehicle were defective and were replaced due to defective belts. Vehicle has a handling problem. Nlm

- Manass, VA, USA

problem #1

Jul 272001


  • miles
When vehicle is driven over 50 mph or more it causes vehicle to wander across the road; vehicle been into dealer shop on four occasions, and problem still reoccurring. Feel free to provide any further details on this matter.

- Manassas, VA, USA