Toyota Corolla 2009 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Toyota Corolla 2009 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
What car should I buy that is reliable and safe?
You’ve got a limited budget, which will determine the car you can buy. It will be a relatively old car, so buy one in the best condition you can find, with the lowest odometer reading, a good service history, and the best safety rating. Try a Mazda3, Toyota Corolla, Kia Rio, and Hyundai i30 from 2008/2009.
Toyota recalls Corolla and Rukus models to check front airbag inflator
Toyota Australia is recalling 48,000 Corolla and Rukus vehicles to check installation of the passenger side front airbag inflator.Read More
Used Toyota Corolla review: 2007-2012
Graham Smith reviews the 2007-2012 Toyota Corolla as a used buy. The 10th generation Toyota Corolla, which arrived in 2007, was a conventional front-wheel drive small car that was available as a four ...Read More
Best first car options?
Do not buy a Cruze, or buy a European brand. They will prove costly. It's best to go for the cars that are well proven over many years. The Lancer is a good one, but so too is the Toyota Yaris or Corolla, Suzuki Swift, Mazda2 or 3, or Mitsubishi Colt.
800,000 cars recalled in two days
Cars are either being built worse -- or companies are getting better at detecting faults.Almost every Mitsubishi model sold in Australia over the past 10 years -- close to 500,000 cars -- and 324,000 ...Read More
Used Toyota Corolla review: 2000-2015
Ewan Kennedy reviews the 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Toyota Corolla as a used buy.Read More
Toyota recalls 300,000 cars in Australia for faulty power window switch
This will go down in automotive history as one of the weirdest automotive recalls of all time.Read More
Used Toyota Corolla review: 2000-2012
Well known as a safe buy, Toyota Corolla has been a major player in Australia since the mid 1960s. The Corolla was built in Melbourne until 1999 and fully imported from Japan since then, probably to ...Read More
Toyota Corolla 2009: Petrol smell inside
No matter which brand of fuel you use, you shouldn't be getting a pungent smell through the air vents. It sounds to me like there's a problem with a seal not doing its job in the engine bay, or around the plenum chamber.
Toyota Corolla: Stalling manual
If it has got progressively worse over time it could be that the clutch is worn and needs to be replaced. If it hasn't, and it appears to be a characteristic of the car then perhaps a change of technique is required. It might be that you simply need to raise the revs a little when using the clutch and make sure you feel the point of engagement so that you've got enough revs on board at the critical moment the clutch takes up.