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CarComplaints.com Notes: Beware of the NHTSA complaint data for the 2007 Corolla. It is almost certainly misleading.

The problem with NHTSA data for the 2007 Corolla is that for months on end, the news media repeatedly told the public that several Toyota models have an unintended acceleration defect, & to go to safercar.gov (the NHTSA's website) to file a complaint.

So, the NHTSA received a disproportionate number of complaints about Toyota unintended acceleration issues because of the national news media attention, to the point where now the NHTSA data is unreliable taken in context with any other vehicle that did not receive national news attention.

CarComplaints.com typically receives more complaints per day about vehicles than the NHTSA does, but the news media did not repeatedly say "go to CarComplaints.com to report your Toyota acceleration problems" like they did about the NHTSA -- so although we have less complaint data than the NHTSA for the 2007 Corolla, our data for the Corolla is a far more statistically accurate representation of the Corolla's reliability than what the NHTSA data shows.

7.5

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,500 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2007 Toyota Corolla accessories - interior problems

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2007 Toyota Corolla Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 132007

Corolla 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,500 miles

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

The jack that was delivered with my 2007 Toyota Corolla collapsed twice while I was changing a tire. The front fender was damaged while it bounced onto the tire. It was lucky that I was not injured. I contacted Toyota and was told that the incident was recorded at its national headquarters under file #200710110662 and was told to contact the local dealer to resolve the issues. The dealer ordered a new jack and compared it side by side with the defective jack in the normally raised position and determined that it was unstable. The jack was replaced and the fender damage resulted from the collapsed jack was also replaced by the dealer under factory warranty. It is likely that the same batch of jacks could have similar problems and could cause similar collapses that can cause injury to users.

- New Market, MD, USA

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