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Toyota Corolla 1996

The 1996 Toyota Corolla range of configurations is currently priced from $1,500. Our most recent review of the 1996 Toyota Corolla resulted in a score of 4 out of 10 for that particular example. You can read the full review here.

This is what Graham Smith liked most about this particular version of the Toyota Corolla: Reliable, Solid and reassuring on the road, No recalls affect this model

The 1996 Toyota Corolla carries a braked towing capacity of up to 850 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

Toyota Corolla 1996 Price and Specs

The Toyota Corolla 1996 is currently available from $1,500 for the Corolla Conquest up to $5,990 for the Corolla CSi Seca.

Pricing guides

$3,225
Based on 20 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$1,500
Highest Price
$5,990
Toyota Corolla Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
Advantage Seca Hatchback 1.6L ULP 4 SP AUTO $2,400 $4,070
Advantage Seca Hatchback 1.6L ULP 5 SP MAN $2,100 $3,630
ConqueST Seca Hatchback 1.8L ULP 4 SP AUTO $2,100 $3,630
ConqueST Seca Hatchback 1.8L ULP 5 SP MAN $2,100 $3,630
Conquest Sedan 1.8L ULP 4 SP AUTO $2,100 $3,630
Conquest Sedan 1.8L ULP 5 SP MAN $1,900 $3,300
CS-X Sedan 1.8L ULP 4 SP AUTO $2,400 $4,070
CS-X Sedan 1.8L ULP 5 SP MAN $2,400 $4,070
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Toyota Corolla 1996 Q&As

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

  • What is the weight carrying capacity of the roof of a 2020 Toyota Corolla?

    The answer will depend on what brand and type of roof rack you use. Different brands of racks have different ratings, but most seem to be able to cope with between 60 and 75kg.

    That then switches the question to what size kayaks you have. A small, single kayak is likely to be around the 15kg mark, while a large, double kayak can weigh anything up to 45kg. You need to weigh your kayaks together and then work out if they’re suitable for roof-rack transport. Either way, a quality rack will always be a safer bet than a cheap one. Make sure, too, that the rack you choose has fixing points appropriate for the load being carried.
     

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  • What car should I buy to replace my 2006 Toyota Corolla?

    There are still plenty of great small cars around within your budget, Agnes, and they all have good safety packages (or we wouldn’t recommend them). Look at offerings such as the Suzuki Swift Navigator (with the optional autonomous emergency braking) for around $17,000 (plus on-road costs) or the Kia Rio S at around $19,000 or Kia Picanto S (one size smaller than the Rio) at closer to $16,000. Both the Kias also feature the brand’s excellent seven-year warranty, capped-price servicing and free roadside assistance which is great peace of mind.

    The Volkswagen Polo is a classy drive but a little more expensive at closer to $21,000 for the 85TSi Comfortline. Actually, to be honest, you’ve missed the boat on bargain small cars by a couple of years. Firm favourites such as the Toyota Yaris and Mazda 2 have both been updated relatively recently and have recorded big price jumps in the process. The cheapest Yaris with an automatic transmission is now around $23,000 (it was less than $17,000 back in 2018) while the Mazda 2 Maxx went from being a sub-$17,000 proposition in 2018 to a $23,000 car by the time you add an automatic transmission in 2020.

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  • Do the Toyota Corolla hybrid tyre repair kits actually work?

    Toyota’s approach to this matter is interesting. When it comes to the hybrid versions of the new Corolla, the SX variant gets a space-saver spare while the ZR hybrid gets a repair kit. But some of the other petrol-only and entry-level models get a space-saver and a repair kit.

    The repair kit will work provided you’re familiar with how to use it and the leak in the tyre isn’t a huge, gaping gash in the sidewall. If that’s the case, you’re snookered. But if it’s just a nail you’ve run over that’s causing the leak, the repair kit will work. Even so, your next destination should be a tyre shop to have the puncture repaired properly.

    Space-saver spares are another matter. While they’ll get you going again after a flat tyre, they can make a vehicle very unstable to drive at any speed and over any distance. That’s why they have an 80km-at-80km/h limit applied to them. But as an alternative to walking home, they’re better than nothing. But since some Corollas come with both a space-saver spare and a repair kit, why not lean on the salesperson when doing the deal and asking them to include one of each? Make it a condition of the sale and I bet you’ll get what you want.

    The other thing to think about is what you’re likely to do if you get a flat tyre. Are you the sort of person who’s going to change a flat tyre themselves and continue on, or are you the urban-dwelling, roadside-assistance type who will call for back-up? If you’re the latter – and there’s no shame in that - then none of this stuff matters in the first place.

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  • How to replace the key battery for a 2012 Toyota Corolla?

    You should be able to prise open the key’s plastic body and then gain access to the battery-case within. But be careful, as older plastics become brittle with age and you don’t want to snap any of the locking tabs or the body itself (if you do, replacement keys are available online). If that all sounds a bit difficult, you could take the key to a shop or kiosk that cuts keys (and sells watch-bands and batteries) and they should be able to supply and fit the new battery for you. If you do it at home, make sure you dispose of the old button-battery safely as these pose a real threat to babies and toddlers.

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Toyota Corolla 1996 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 1996 Toyota Corolla is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Toyota Corolla currently offers fuel consumption from 7.1 to 7.7L/100km. The Toyota Corolla is available with the following fuel type: ULP.

Toyota Corolla Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
Advantage Seca Hatchback 1.6L,ULP,5 SP MAN 7.2L/100km
Advantage Seca Hatchback 1.6L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 7.6L/100km
Conquest Sedan 1.8L,ULP,5 SP MAN 7.3L/100km
Conquest Sedan 1.8L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 7.7L/100km
* Combined fuel consumption See All Toyota Corolla 1996 Pricing and Specs

Toyota Corolla 1996 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 1996 Toyota Corolla are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1685mm x 1380mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Toyota Corolla 1996 Dimensions  include 1380mm height, 1685mm width, 4095mm length.
Toyota Corolla Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
CSI Spirit Seca Hatchback 1380x1685x4095 mm
CSI Seca Hatchback 1380x1685x4095 mm
Conquest Seca Hatchback 1380x1685x4095 mm
CS-X Seca Hatchback 1380x1685x4095 mm
CSI Sedan 1380x1685x4270 mm
Conquest Sedan 1380x1685x4270 mm
CS-X Sedan 1380x1685x4270 mm
Ultima Sedan 1380x1685x4270 mm
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Toyota Corolla 1996 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 1996 Toyota Corolla will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Toyota Corolla vary from 13x5 inches to 14x5.5 inches.

Toyota Corolla Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
CSI Spirit Seca Hatchback 13x5 inches 13x5 inches
CSI Seca Hatchback 13x5 inches 13x5 inches
Conquest Seca Hatchback 14x5.5 inches 14x5.5 inches
CS-X Seca Hatchback 13x5 inches 13x5 inches
CSI Sedan 13x5 inches 13x5 inches
Conquest Sedan 14x5.5 inches 14x5.5 inches
CS-X Sedan 14x5.5 inches 14x5.5 inches
Ultima Sedan 14x5.5 inches 14x5.5 inches
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Toyota Corolla 1996 Towing capacity

The Toyota Corolla has maximum towing capacity of 850kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Toyota Corolla Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
CSI Spirit Seca Hatchback 1.6L,ULP,5 SP MAN 850kg
CSI Seca Hatchback 1.6L,ULP,5 SP MAN 850kg
CSI Spirit Seca Hatchback 1.6L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 850kg
Conquest Seca Hatchback 1.8L,ULP,5 SP MAN 850kg
CSI Sedan 1.6L,ULP,5 SP MAN 850kg
Conquest Sedan 1.8L,ULP,5 SP MAN 850kg
CSI Sedan 1.6L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 850kg
Conquest Sedan 1.8L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 850kg
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