About Toyota Corolla
Toyota Corolla was a subcompact car and is a compact car now manufactured by Toyota since 1966. The first Toyota Corolla was introduced in 1966. As one of the best-selling cars in the world since 1974, Toyota Corolla has received lots of recognition. It even surpassed the famous Volkswagen Beetle to become the best-selling nameplate in the world in 1997. Up to today, Toyota Corolla has been produced through eleven generations.
The tenth generation Toyota Corolla (E140/E150; 2006-2013) was introduced in 2006. It had two body dimensions; in Japan, narrow sedan was called Corolla Axio and station wagon Corolla Fielder, in International, all were wide dimensioned body. There were numerous engine options covering from 1.3 L to 2.0 L diesel inline 4-cylinder engines mated to 5-speed and 6-speed manual transmissions as well as 4-speed and 5-speed automatic transmissions and 7-speed Super CVT-i transmission. Since 2012, the eleventh generation Toyota Corolla (E160/E170; 2012-present) entered the market. Still as a 4-door sedan and 5-door station wagon, it has two versions in Japan and International. Toyota Corolla now is powered by 1.3 L, 1.5 L and 1.8 L inline 4-cylinder engine coupled with 5-speed manual and CVT automatic transmissions.
Toyota Corolla Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
The best way to lengthen your Toyota Corolla's life expectancy is to keep every auto part on it at the prime condition. To do this, you need to diagnose and solve any problem on it as early as possible. Here we collected some common problems:
First, engine performance reduced. Although engine often can get enough attention, while some problems still come to it. Based on Toyota Corolla owners, they found that either poor fuel economy or bad gas mileage happened a lot. And sometimes, it would be difficult to start the vehicle as well as when accelerating, it responded terribly. Check Engine Light came on and metallic sound was heard while driving was also very common. For your Toyota Corolla's lifespan, you can check the spark plug, oil filter and air filter if dirty exhaust happen as well.
Second, brake system failed and suspension operated badly. It is beyond all questions that braking system is vital in a vehicle. As for Toyota Corolla, people complained that brakes were noisy as well as pulsating and vibrating brake pedals plus poorly responded brakes. In general, those symptoms are caused by bad brake pad set and brake disc. If you also suspect your Toyota Corolla's suspension system goes bad and symptoms such as vehicle bottoms out, grinding noise heard while turning and front tires and brakes wear severely, then your coil spring insulator and strut housing need get a thorough inspection.
It is never easy to keep every auto part at the best shape. So some most neglected auto parts such as seat belt, door handle, headlight, fog light bulb should get routine maintenance.
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