CarComplaints.com Notes: There must have been something in the water at the plant where they built the eighth generation Corollas, especially the 1998 and 1999 model years.

Outside of airbag problems being reported to NHTSA, this is about as dependable a car as you’ll find. But good luck finding one; owners say they want a new car, but can’t justify trading in their Corolla because the darn thing just keeps rolling.

6.1

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,547 miles

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1998 Toyota Corolla accessories - exterior problems

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1998 Toyota Corolla Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 032002

Corolla 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 12,547 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Door locks pop up and down frequently when parked or driving. I can't leave anything in the car. I have no security with this car and dealer says he has no idea what is wrong. Defect in this Toyota Corolla.

- Chicago, IL, USA

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