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the exterior of your Toyota requires time and patience. lambo doors or painting Toyota Corolla requires tools. Most of these can be found at big box hardware stores.

Corolla car tuning should be with care and diligence. increases when carbon car parts are used over OEM Corolla car parts.

Toyota First Generation — E10 series — 1966

Japan (1966-1970)

The was launched in Japan in October Eiji Toyoda, chairman of the said it worked hard to popular demand, and disputes Toyota rode a wave of car ownership that was taking off in the Its major competitor was the Datsun released a few months before the

The initial car, the KE1x was small, with a 90 in (2286 mm)

Transmission was by a 4-speed floor manual transmission or a 2-speed or column shift automatic with rear wheel At the time, floor shift were considered only for and 4 speeds implied that the didn’t have enough to drive through only 3 (more torque allows gear to have a wider of engine revolutions, thus less gears). This was a big for Toyota but the effectiveness of the new system in popularity.

The suspension in front was struts supported by a transverse spring beneath the engine with leaf springs to a solid axle in back.

The was originally meant to be for the under cc tax class but was changed late in the process to be 1077 cc in order to the forthcoming Datsun 1000. put it into a higher tax class but gave it some prestige the Datsun 1000 – by its 100 cc advantage advertising campaign. In 1969 the engine was upgraded to cc.

Special twin carburetter K-B cc) and 3K-B (1166 cc) engines used in the SL grade models for an 13 hp.

Japanese engines:

* 1K — 1.1 L (1077 cc) I4, OHV, carb, 60 hp (44 kW)

* 1K-B — 1.1 L cc) I4, 2-valve OHV, twin 73 hp (54 kW)

* 3K — 1.2 L (1166 cc) I4, 2-valve OHV, 65 hp (48 kW)

* 3K-B — 1.2 L (1166 cc) I4, 2-valve twin carb


* E-10 — 1077 cc Sedan

* E-15 — 1077 cc Hardtop

* E-16 — 1077 cc Wagon,

* E-11 — 1166 cc Sedan

* E-17 — 1166 cc Hardtop

* E-18 — 1166 cc Wagon,

USA (1968-1970)

Toyota has been steadfast in facelifting each after two years, and replacing it an all-new model every years. Exports to the United began in March 1968 at US$1,700.

* 3K — 1.2 L (1166 cc) I4, 2-valve carb, 65 hp (48 kW)

US-market chassis:

* — 1077 cc Sedan (2-door/4-door)

* — 1077 cc Hardtop coupй

* — 1077 cc Wagon, 2-door

* — 1166 cc Sedan (2-door/4-door)

* — 1166 cc Hardtop coupй

* — 1166 cc Wagon, 2-door


The first export for the Corolla was Australia in November Australia received right drive versions of the same as America .

Toyota Corolla Second — E20 series — 1970

The second-generation / TE2# model, launched had coke-bottle styling. It had a longer in (2334 mm) wheelbase. The front design was improved greatly, a swaybar, however the rear relatively the same. The Corolla the second-best selling car in the world year.

Grades for sedan Standard, Deluxe, and Hi-Deluxe. The was offered in Deluxe, SL, SR, and Levin as as Sprinter variants. The Sprinter was equivalent to the Corolla Levin.

The Levin is featured in Auto a racing video game by

Minor changes were for the 1973 model year a new grille, turn signal and tail lights, along similar treatment to the Sprinter.


Most models production in July 1974 but the wagon and van were still in Japan after the 30-series was

Japanese engines:

* T — 1.4 L (1407 cc) I4, OHV, carb, 86 hp (63 kW)

* T-D — 1.4 L (1407 cc) I4, OHV, carb, 90 hp (66 kW)

* T-B — 1.4 L (1407 cc) I4, OHV, twin carb,

* 2T — 1.6 L cc) I4, 2-valve OHV, carb, 75 hp (56 kW)

* — 1.6 L (1588 cc) I4, 2-valve OHV, carb

* 2T-G — 1.6 L (1588 cc) I4, DOHC, twin carb, 115 hp (86 kW)

* 3K — 1.2 L cc) I4, 2-valve OHV, carb, 55 hp (41 kW)

* — 1.2 L (1166 cc) I4, 2-valve OHV, 73 hp (54 kW)

* 3K-B — 1.2 L (1166 cc) I4, 2-valve twin carb, 77 hp (57 kW)


* KE20 — 1166 cc Sedan, (Std, DX, Hi-DX)

* TE20 — cc Sedan, 2-door/4-door (Std, DX,

* KE25 — 1166 cc Hardtop (DX, Hi-DX, SL)

* TE25 — cc Hardtop coupй (DX, SL, SR)

* KE26 — 1166 cc Wagon,

* TE27 — 1588 cc Hardtop (Levin/Trueno twincam)

USA (1971-1974)

The chassis models were all in USA. A 1.6 L (1588 cc/96 102 hp (76 kW) engine came in 1971, impressive for the time, and a sporty coupй called the SR5 (also as the Levin in Japan) was introduced in In 1974, the SR5 was entered by Car Driver team in SCCA competition.


* 2T-C — 1.6 L (1588 cc) I4, OHV, carb, 102 hp (76 kW)

* 3K-C — 1.2 L cc) I4, 2-valve OHV, carb, 55 hp (41 kW)

chassis: TE21 — Sedan, (Std, DX, Hi-DX) TE26 — DX TE27 — Hardtop coupй

Toyota Corolla Third — E30, E40, E50 series — 1974

Japan (1974-1981)

The Toyota Corolla, built 1974-81 (worldwide versions) marked Toyota’s greatest in the United States in the wake of the crisis. In addition to the Sprinter, was a redesigned-body version built by affiliate Daihatsu, called the Charmant.

While there certain fourth-generation models a longer model life, generation, when considered as a was the longest-lived one, possibly due to the recession in the 1970s. A large of cars were built this chassis, including Sprinters, Daihatsu, and the sporty and Trueno models with the motor.

The 3K engine was used in markets and later the 4K, while Japanese and American models had the 2T engine. A Toyoglide 2/3-speed transmission was added as well as a and five-speed manual transmission, to the rear wheels. A three-door (E50) and sports coupй was added in 1976.

The E40 and E60 series were assigned to the variants.

Japanese engines:

* — 1.6 L (1588 cc) I4, 8-valve DOHC, 124 hp (93 kW)

* 2T-C — 1.6 L (1588 cc) I4, 8-valve carb, 75 hp (56 kW)

* 3K-C — 1.2 L (1166 cc) I4, OHV, carb, 55 hp (41 kW)


* E31 — Sedan, 2-door/4-door

* E36 — Wagon, 3 or

* E38 — Wagon, 3 or 5-door

* E37 — Hardtop (Levin)

* E51 — Sports coupй GT)

* E55 — Liftback (Levin GT)

USA (1975-1979)

Track was critical of the 1975 calling it large and heavy and compared to the Honda Civic and B210. They also the relatively crude rear lack of interior space, and fuel economy when to the VW Rabbit. The base model US$ 2711 in 1975, but only the deluxe model had features to the contemporary pack.

Emissions a problem further into the especially with the 4K engine, became popular because of its low consumption. In later versions of the K with emissions equipment, 60 hp (45 kW) was produced, despite a greater cc displacement.

The E30 series 2T-C outmatched rival Datsun engine output.


* 2T-C — 1.6 L (1588 cc) I4, 2-valve carb, 75 hp (56 kW)

* 3K-C — 1.2 L (1166 cc) I4, OHV, carb, 55 hp (41 kW)


* E-31 — Sedan, 2-door/4-door DX, E/5)

* E-35 — wagon, (Std, DX)

* E-37 — Hardtop (DX, SR5)

* E-51 — coupй (Std, SR5)

* — Liftback, 3-door (Std,

Toyota Corolla Fourth — E70 series — 1979-1987

The fourth-generation released in 1979 in Japan, was and was the last generation to have the lineup in rear-wheel-drive. Although of the fourth generation was replaced by the station wagon and van versions offered into 1987.

generation (apart from the got a new rear coil spring rear end with a panhard and the wheelbase was longer at 94.5 in mm). A new underwhelming 1.8 L (1770 inі) 3T engine was optional to markets, whilst parts of the retained the old 4K. The most notable advancement came in 1983, as Toyota began offering the 1.6 L cc/96 inі) 4A-C.

The head, SOHC engine, bulkier in size and weight the K and T engines it was offered alongside, was a step up in performance. This be the last generation of Corollas to use any or iron cylinder head as Toyota made the decision to exclusively on aluminium head, OHC design from this forward. This was the first to have power steering.

In the market, this was introduced in the model year. The 1980-81 had 4 lamps in the front in some all 1982-83 models have 2 a facelift involving wraparound remodelled taillights and new bumpers introduced for 1982.

In 1980, this model’s life, daily production reached an high, averaging 2,346

American engines:

* 3T-C — 1.8 L cc) I4, 8-valve Pushrod, carb, 75 hp (56 kW)

* — 1.6 L (1587 cc) I4, 8-valve SOHC, 90 hp (67 kW)

Australian engines:

* 4K-C — 1.3 L cc) I4, 8-valve Pushrod, carb, 65 hp

* — 1.6 L (1587 cc) I4, 8-valve SOHC, 90 hp (67 kW)

Japanese engines:

* 4K-U — 1.3 L cc) I4, 8-valve Pushrod, carb, 74 hp

* — 1.5 L (1495 cc) I4, 8-valve Pushrod,

* 3A-U — 1.5 L (1490 cc) I4, 8-valve carb, 80 hp

* 2T-G — 1.6 L (1587 cc) I4, DOHC, EFI, 115 hp


* E-71 — Sedan, 2-door/4-door DX)

* E-72 — wagon, 5-door DX)

* E-72 — Hardtop coupй SR5)

* E-72 — Sports (SR5)

* E-72 — Liftback, (Std, SR5)

Toyota Fifth generation — E80 series —

The fifth generation is generally as the most popular Corolla measured against its contemporaries, and 3.3 million units were This model, from moved the Corolla into wheel drive, except for the and AE86 Corolla Levin / Trueno models (SR-5 / in USA) which continued on the rear wheel drive along with the three-door (E72), three-door van (E70) and wagon (E70) of the previous that were still produced.

The front-wheel-drive wheelbase was now in (2428 mm).

It was the first to top the New Zealand top-10 lists, Ford’s dominance of that A short hatchback range, the Corolla FX in Japan and the Corolla in Germany, arrived in 1984, on the platform. The three and five-door resembled the Corolla sedan a truncated rear deck and Although there was a five-door model of the basic Corolla, the hatchback was sold alongside it.

The FX replaced the Toyota Starlet in America.

A DOHC 16-valve designated 4A-GE, was added in on the rear-drive cars. It was a 1.6 L (1587 cc) I4 and an impressive 124 hp (92 kW), turning the (Japan), Corolla GT coupй and Corolla GT-S into a sports car. This was also combined with the transaxle to power the mid-engined MR-2.

The Sprinter sports in two-door coupй and three-door forms, were notable for the first use of pop-up headlamps, the equivalent Corolla Levin models did not have. These models have been in the anime series Initial D, and been also featured in the and video games Need for Underground 2, Gran Turismo 2, 3 4, the Extreme Racer series, Modellista,Need For Speed: Carbon and recently Need For Speed: .

A new Corolla FX, built at the US NUMMI appeared in 1987. It was available either SOHC or DOHC the latter marketed as the FX-16. 1985 to 1988, NUMMI a rebadged version of the Corolla, by Chevrolet as the Chevrolet Nova.

successor, the Geo Prizm was another Corolla selling in the United from 1989 to 2002.


American engines:

* 4A-C 1.6 L I4, SOHC, carb, 90 hp (67 kW)

* 4A-GE 1.6 L I4, DOHC, FI, 115 hp (86 kW)

US-market chassis:

* — FWD sedan, 2-door/4-door, hatchback(Std, LE, LE SR-5) 3-door (FX/FX16)

* — 4WD 5-door wagon (Std, DX)

* — RWD coupй 2-door, 3-door (SR-5)

European engines

* 2A 1.3 L, SOHC, carb, 69 hp

* 4A 1.6 L, 8-valve carb, 84 hp

* 4A-GE 1.6 L I4, 16-valve FI, 121 hp (86 kW)

* 1C 1.8 L, Diesel, Mechanical Injection, 58 hp

* 2E 1.3 L, SOHC, carb, 75 hp


* E80 — FWD 4-door sedan /5-door

* E80 — FWD 3-door liftback

* E82 — FWD 3-door

Australian engines:

* 4A-C 1.6 L, SOHC, carb, 78 hp (58 kW)

* 4A-GE 1.6 L I4, DOHC, FI, 115 hp (86 kW)

Australian-market chassis:

* — FWD 4-door sedan /5-door

* AE82 — FWD 4-door sedan hatchback

* AE86 — RWD 2-door /3-door hatchback (Badged as Sprinter)

Toyota Corolla generation — E90 series — May 1987

All were front-drive for 1987, production beginning in May 1987. For export, the trim levels are XL, GL, SE, and SE Limited. The GT-i was sold in numbers in certain countries.

The all drive Sprinter Carib used a solid axle suspension with coil while the rest used all around. The 4WD wagon was sold 1988 to 1994 and had different to other Corollas. It was called the in the US and sold with the Tercel or name in some countries. in all models depart from the generation’s boxy styling, for a contemporary look and improved

The Sprinter five-door liftback was Cielo in Japan, and re-badged as the in Europe, though for a period in (and possibly elsewhere) it was the Sprinter GLS, unusually in decals instead of the metallic-coated badges found on all other of the time.

High performance models are powered by 4A-GE, and as 3-door hatchback, sedan, and liftback. The North American coupй shared the same

This was awarded the 1988 Irish Car of the Year.

South (1996-2006)

A facelifted version of the five-door hatchback was made in Africa as an entry-level model the Toyota Tazz from until July 5, 2006. The was offered as 130, and 160i. the three-door was sold as a panel van there, called the Toyota


The 1.3 liter sedan has 4 manual transmission or 3 speed transmission. The only model 1.5 liter 5A-FHE was SE-Limited G. The 4WD is powered by 1.6 liter 4A-FE. The sedan has opera window on the

The AE92 Levin and Trueno also fitted with a engine. It used an SC12 type supercharger and a top mounted that was fed cool air via a scoop on the They generated 206 Nm (152 at 4,400 rpm as opposed to the N/a 4A-GE’s 136 Nm ft·lbf) at 4,800 rpm.

The and Sprinter commercial van have headlights.

JPN-market chassis:

* — Hatchback FX, FX16, FX16 GTS 1.6

* EE90 — Sedan 4-door (DX TX) 1.3 liter

* AE91 — Sedan (DX, SE, SE Limited G), wagon 1.5 liter

* AE92 — 2 door (Levin), Sedan 4-door (SE GT) 1.6 liter

* AE94 — 4WD sedan (DX, SE Limited) 1.6 liter

* — FWD/4WD wagon 5-door

* EE97 — FWD wagon 5-door XL) 1.3 liter

Japanese engines:

* 2E — 1.3

* 5A-F — 1.5 liter

* 5A-FHE — 1.5

* 4A-FE — 1.6 liter

* 4A-GE — 1.6

* 4A-GZE — 1.6 L (1587 cc) I4, 16-valve FI, wide valve angle, 165 hp (121 kW) GT-Z

USA (1988-1992)

American production of the sedan place at NUMMI and Cambridge, Canada. These two plants 279,000 units, making a of 4.5 million of this generation made. The North American depart from the previous boxy styling, for a more look and improved aerodynamics.

They feature longer and small red indicator lights on the panels.

Minor changes for model years were (T) ellipse emblem on the grille, tail lights, door-mounted and lap front seat belts, and new for DX. Rear garnish was deleted for the model. The LE was only available automatic transmission.

The North Corolla coupй with headlights was basically a Sprinter with different front lights and longer bumpers. levels are SR5 and GT-S. The GT-S is by 4A-GE engine, and comes full body kits.

Corolla All-Trac DX wagon

Corolla All-Trac DX wagon

The drive All-trac wagon in and SR5 trim levels were from 1988 to 1992 and had bodywork to other Corollas. The All-trac sedan was sold in small numbers.

The Geo Prizm a slightly different body the Japan-market Sprinter, and built as and liftback. These models slightly more basic their Europe/Japan versions.


* 4A-F — 1.6 L (1587 cc) I4, DOHC, carb, 95 hp (71 kW)

* 4A-FE — 1.6 L cc) I4, 16-valve DOHC, FI, narrow angle, 102 hp (76 kW)

* 4A-GE — 1.6 L (1587 cc) I4, DOHC, FI, wide valve 115 hp (86 kW) GT-S

US-market chassis VIN The Japanese built has JT2 VIN prefix, the made has 1NX VIN prefix and the Cambridge units have the 2T1 prefix.

* — Sedan 4-door Std (AE91), DX LE (AE97)

* AE92 — Coupй SR5 (AE96), GT-S (AE98)

* — FWD wagon 5-door DX (AE94)

* — 4WD sedan 4-door All-Trac

* AE95 — FWD/4WD wagon Std, DX, All-Trac (AE95)


European engines:

* 2E — 1.3 L cc), 12-valve SOHC, 74 hp (55 kW)

* 4A-F — 1.6 L (1587 cc) I4, 16-valve carb, 95 hp (71 kW)

* 4A-FE — 1.6 L (1587 cc) I4, DOHC, FI, narrow valve 102 hp (76 kW)

* 4A-GE — 1.6 L (1587 cc) I4, 16-valve FI, wide valve angle, 115 hp (86 kW)

* 1C-III — 1.8 L (1839 cc) I4 diesel, 67 hp (50 kW)

European-market chassis:

* EE90 — 1.3 4-door (XL,GL)

* AE92 1.6 Sedan 4-door (GL, XLi)

* AE92 — 1.6 Hatchback (GT-i)

* Liftback 5-door on Sprinter sedan (XL, GL, GT)

The model Corolla 4-door 3 and 5-door hatchback, and the wagon has the front end of the Japan-spec Corolla FX, for the all white clearance lights and the or the ellipse emblem instead of the FX or GT of the model. It has the standard side lights and the taillight with the rear foglamp (except for the which has the rear foglamp on the It also has headlight washers on the XL and the XLi

Australia (1988-1994)


* 4A-F — 1.6 L (1587 cc) I4, 16-valve carb, 95 hp (71 kW) CS, CSX Spirit

* 4A-FE — 1.6 L cc) I4, 16-valve DOHC, FI, narrow angle, 102 hp (76 kW) XL, SR5, CSi, CSi Olympic Spirit

* 4A-GE — 1.6 L cc) I4, 16-valve DOHC, FI, wide angle, 135 hp (100 kW) SX GTi

* 6A-FC — 1.4 L (1397 cc) I4, 16-valve carb, narrow valve 81 hp (60 kW) SE

* 7A-FE — 1.8 L (1762 cc) I4, 16-valve FI, narrow valve angle, 115 hp (85 kW) RV Seca Ultima


* E-90 — Sedan, Hatchback

* E-92 — Sedan, Hatchback, (CS, CSX, Spirit, SE, SX)

* — Hatchback, Seca (SX,

* E-94 — Sedan, Hatchback, (CSi, CSi Limited, Ultima)

* — Wagon (XL, SR5, Olympic Spirit)

* E-96 — (RV, Ultima)


* were referred to as Secas on the market

* All 6th generation Corollas 4 door on the Australian market

* The Carib Wagon was released in mid Hatchback, Seca Sedan mid 1989

* SX is generally AE93 on rare occasions they are to be AE92R

* The facelift series 2 were released in October

* 6AFC was only found in SE and early SE Sedans

* 7AFE were AE94 Ultimas in 1992 and AE96 Ultimas in late 92 onwards

Toyota Seventh generation — E100 — June 1991

The next (AE10x/EE10x) was larger, heavier, and more aerodynamic than the it replaced, with development Dr. Akihiko Saito wanting to a ‘mini-Lexus’, after success that range’s flagship. its 2465 mm (97 in) wheelbase, the Corolla had into the compact size once occupied by the Toyota and Toyota Camry.

The coupй was for North America, replaced by the

The Corolla sedan is nicknamed Corolla in Indonesia. Initially the levels were 1.3 SE and 1.6 SE-G. The engine model was replaced by 1.6 SE in

The 1.3 XLi, 1.5 GLi sedan, wagon, and 1.5 SJ coupй were sold in Kong.

In the Philippines, three were sold, XL and XE with carbureted (2E) engines, and the with a 1.6-liter fuel-injected (4A-FE). The top model was offered in manual and automatic transmissions. The was also the first 1.6-liter car to 14-inch alloy wheels to the in 1992.

Other pioneer that followed were seatbelts (late 1994) and a airbag (late 1995).


This model was not as compared to previous series due to a yen and home-market recession, blunting The standard Corolla model included the 5 door hatch and lift back models, 2 hatch back and the 4 door and station wagon models. returning in this model were the two-door coupйs, the and the Levin. A 4WD variant of the sedan and wagon were also with a 1.6 liter gasoline or 2.0 diesel engine.

Minor lift changes were in May of 1993 these included a new a reconfiguration of the rear lamps and bits of trim and garnish. submodels including the 4-door Corolla Ceres and Sprinter were also available. bore no real exterior but feature the chassis and most of the range of the standard Corollas.


* 4E-FE — 1.3 L (1331 cc) I4 16v DOHC 97 ps

* 5E-FE — 1.5 L (1497 cc) I4 16v DOHC 105 ps

* 5A-FE — 1.5 L (1498 cc) I4 16v DOHC 105 ps

* 4A-FE — 1.6 L (1587 cc) I4 16v DOHC 115 ps

* 4A-GE — 1.6 L (1587 cc) I4 20v DOHC VVT 160 ps

* 2C — 2.0 L Diesel (1974 cc) I4 SOHC 73 ps

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