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Toyota Corolla 1971

Toyota Corolla 1971 Price and Specs

Pricing guides

$2,095
Based on third party pricing data
Lowest Price
$1,380
Highest Price
$2,810
Toyota Corolla Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
(base) Convertible 1.2L Leaded 3 SP AUTO
(base) Convertible 1.2L Leaded 4 SP MAN
(base) Coupe 1.2L Leaded 4 SP MAN $1,380 $2,040
SE Coupe 1.2L Leaded 3 SP AUTO $1,490 $2,260
SL Coupe 1.2L Leaded 4 SP MAN $1,870 $2,810
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Toyota Corolla 1971 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Toyota Corolla here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Can the spare wheel from another Corolla fit the 2019 ZR Hybrid?

    The space-saver from a non-hybrid Corolla should fit your car, provided it’s from a model from the same generation of Corolla. Don’t forget, though, you’ll also need the correct jack and wheel brace to change a tyre by the side of the road.

    The bigger question perhaps, is where you’d store the spare tyre and tools on a Corolla Hybrid. The reason the hybrid model doesn’t have a spare tyre in the first place is that the hybrid’s batteries take up an awful lot of space under the boot floor, where the tyre would otherwise live. Meantime, having a tyre and tools rattling around loose in the hatch area is not only an inconvenience but, in a crash, could be potentially lethal.

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  • Should I buy a Toyota Camry or a Toyota Corolla hatchback?

    Both are regarded as great choices as a used car, so it will really come down to whether you need the extra interior space of the Camry over the practicality of the Corolla’s hatchback layout.

    With your budget, you might be able to get into a Camry Hybrid which will reduce running costs around town (which suits your suggested usage pattern) although these early Camry Hybrids can be more than a decade old now, so a close check of the condition of the batteries would be a mandatory pre-purchase requirement.

    The Corolla, meanwhile, was first seen here in hybrid form in 2016, and those cars are still closer to mid-$20,000, so possibly out of your range. The exception is a grey (private) import Corolla Hybrid, but these can be a bit more of a lottery than a locally delivered Toyota.

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  • Is there anything important to know about the 2008 Toyota Corolla's fuel consumption?

    The corolla is typical of more recent small cars by being very frugal and displaying very little fuel consumption difference between the two transmission choices offered; a six-speed manual or a four-speed automatic. In fact the manual's combined official figure of 7.3 litres per 100km is only a fraction better than the automatic's 7.4 litres per 100km over the same test.

    Other than the actual numbers, perhaps the most important thing to know in these days of sky-high fuel prices, is that the Corolla can run on standard 91RON unleaded petrol and doesn't require the more expensive 95 or 98RON stuff.

    The 2008 Corolla also scores points for being able to use fuel with anything up to 10 per cent ethanol (e10 fuel) potentially saving you even more at the pump.

    As with any vehicle, though, by far the biggest factor in fuel economy will be where and how you drive. Highway running will give you the best results, while urban driving uses more fuel. Similarly, drive with a heavy right foot and you will definitely use more fuel than a driver with a more delicate touch on the throttle.

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  • I am thinking of getting a 2012/2013 Toyota Corolla but it has done close to 400,000km mileage. What are the things or replacement costs I need to consider?

    That’s an awful lot of kilometres for a 2012 model car. Do you know the history of it? Was it a sales rep’s car? Those are really the first questions you need to answer as the car’s background might give you a good idea of how it’s been looked after.

    Put your detective’s hat on and take a close look at the car. Does the rear seat look pristine or is it about as worn as the rest of the interior? If it’s the latter, you could be looking at an ex-Uber taxi. Does the car have a permanent smell of pizza? Guess what? Basically, if the car is simply a high-miler with a good service record, then maybe it’s worth a punt. But if its history suggests a raft of different (but all underpaid) drivers and lots of stop-start city driving, then it could well be a liability in the short term.

    To be honest, the fact that it’s already done almost 400,000km and is still going suggests that the previous owner has, in fact, cared for it and serviced it properly. But even so, if the car is an ex-rental car or delivery vehicle it’s probably not a great car to own as it heads into its sunset years. And if it’s an ex-car-share vehicle, run in the other direction as fast as you can.

    The other documentation you’d really want to be able to examine would be the service history. Any skipped services over that period are bad news and will lead to problems down the track.

    As for what might need replacing; at that mileage the short answer is just about everything. It’s not just engines that wear out with kilometres, transmissions, suspension, brakes, bushes, bearings and everything else that can wear, will have begun that process. Again, how close it is to the car’s use-by-date being up will be down to how well it’s been maintained till now. At least parts for a Toyota Corolla will be relatively affordable compared with some of the competition.

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Toyota Corolla 1971 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 1971 Toyota Corolla is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Toyota Corolla is available with the following fuel type: Leaded.

Toyota Corolla Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
base Convertible 1.2L,Leaded,3 SP AUTO
base Convertible 1.2L,Leaded,4 SP MAN
SE Coupe 1.2L,Leaded,3 SP AUTO
base Coupe 1.2L,Leaded,4 SP MAN
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