7th Generation (1992—1995) Corolla Problems

This generations ranks 23rd out of 86 Toyota generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the interior (20%), exhaust (20%), and the hvac (8%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Wheel Bearings Failed 1 complaints at an average of 157,000 miles in the 1993 Toyota Corolla.
  2. Alternator Failure 1 complaints at an average of 80,000 miles in the 1995 Toyota Corolla.
  3. Erratic Speedometer 2 complaints at an average of 169,000 miles in the 1994 Toyota Corolla.

What Corolla Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Toyota model years.

Watch out for the 1995 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
1995 7 7 35 1.23
1994 10 8 33 1.12
1993 6 6 31 0.74
1992 1 2 21 0.13

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