2002 Toyota Corolla Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Indigo Ink Pearl
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$2,493 - $4,035
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test
MPG (up to)
30 City / 39 HWY
Horsepower
125
Seats
5

How 2002 Toyota Corolla Ranks In Its Class

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Ranks  
#9
  By Price
Ranks  
#5
  By Experts
Ranks  
#2
  By MPG

Toyota Corolla Models & Trims

CE $2,574 - $4,035
Horsepower: 125 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 14 x 5.5 (in.) - Alloy, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
S $2,493 - $3,902
Horsepower: 125 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 14 x 5.5 (in.) - Alloy, Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
LE $2,517 - $3,944
Horsepower: 125 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 14 x 5.5 (in.) - Alloy, Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

Owner Reviews

4.28
1 star
0%

Reliable, cost-effective, and long-lasting car whose only problem is the constant need of oil changes

This car has a high functioning and effective braking system, as well as a fast-working gas pedal. Mileage is great and this car is extremely durable - it has lasted me around 15 years, so it doesn't have the latest features since my car is an older make. But it is reliable, the chairs are comfortable, and it has a great performance. The biggest program is the high frequency of oil changes that consistently needs to be made.

Chey C
Helpful

It's the most reliable car I've come in contact with and it just keeps going and going

My car is getting pretty old, but it's always reliable even with its problems. The drivers side door lock sticks and needs to be oiled constantly, the air conditioning is broken, the windshield has been cracked for about 10 years, and it burns oil like crazy due to an engine blowback issue. Still, I've had that car in my family forever, and it's always been a little workhorse. It handles well and is easy to park in the city

Sasha M
Helpful

When it accelerates, it can be a little bit of a jerky start, but that's just because it's not completely manual. It also gets super good gas mileage.

It's a good little car for getting to work, and it's taken me on a few adventures. It gets good gas mileage, but isn't very powerful. That's okay though because I love my lil Monica (that's what I named her). Currently the CD player doesn't work, which is my only real complaint. Other than that, it's a good lil car once you get used to the not-so-smoothness of accelerating.

Abby H
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Compare Models & Key Features

Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$2,574 - $4,035
$2,493 - $3,902

Horsepower

Horsepower
125 (hp)
125 (hp)

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.8L twin
1.8L twin
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.5 (in.)
42.5 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.3 (in.)
39.3 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
33.2 (in.)
33.2 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 (in.)
36.9 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
12.1 (cu. ft.)
12.1 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

AC

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Steel
Steel

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P175/65R14
P185/65R14

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
97 (in.)
97 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
32.2 (ft.)
32.2 (ft.)

Length

Length
174 (in.)
174 (in.)

Width

Width
66.7 (in.)
66.7 (in.)
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2410 - 2455 (.lbs)
2405 - 2485 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
125 (hp)
125 (hp)

Torque

Torque
125 (ft. lbs.)
125 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
150 (.lbs)
150 (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.2 (gal.)
13.2 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
34 (mpg)
36 (mpg)

City

City
31 (mpg)
31 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
37 (mpg)
40 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Traction Control

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

Overall
Front
Side
Rollover

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
A
Side
N/A
Roof Strength
N/A
Driver-side Overlap Front
N/A
G
Good
A
Acceptable
M
Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • Driver & front passenger airbags Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
  • 3-point front shoulder belts w/pretensioners, adjustable anchors
  • 3-point rear shoulder belts
  • Child-protector rear door locks
  • Daytime running lights *
  • Soft energy-absorbing upper interior trim
  • Side-impact door beams

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

Reliability results are currently not available.

Safety Recalls (1)

Air Bags Apr 11, 2013
Report Receipt Date:
Apr 11, 2013
NHTSA Campaign:
13V133000
Summary:
Toyota is recalling certain model year 2002 through 2004 Toyota Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Sequoia, Tundra, Lexus SC, and Pontiac Vibe vehicles to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag which may produce excessive internal pressure causing the inflator to rupture upon deployment of the air bag. This recall addresses both the passenger side frontal air bags that were originally installed in the vehicles, as well as replacement air bags that may have been installed as replacement service parts. A replacement air bag may have been installed, as one example, if a vehicle had been in a crash necessitating the replacement of the passenger side frontal air bag.
Consequence:
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the passenger seat occupant or other occupants.
Remedy:
Toyota will notify owners of affected Toyota and Lexus vehicles and General Motors will notify owners of affected Pontiac Vibe vehicles. Toyota, Lexus, and GM dealers will inspect vehicles, and where a defective air bag inflator is identified, the inflator will be replaced, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided the agency with a notification schedule. Toyota and Lexus owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331. Pontiac Vibe owners may contact GM at 1-800-521-7300.

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