Combining the practicality and frugal fuel economy compact-sedan buyers want with more interior room, upgraded amenities, and a sorely needed shot of style, this generation Corolla is a reasonable alternative to a midsized sedan. Slightly larger than the outgoing model, Corolla has a surprisingly spacious rear seat with ample leg room. Despite the bump in size, the car remains small enough for easy maneuvering and parking.
Alerts
There are 2 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Road Test Results

Performance
Acceleration Acceleration Acceleration tests are conducted on a smooth, flat pavement straightaway at the track. Time, speed, and distance measurements are taken with a precise GPS-based device that’s hooked to a data-logging computer.
0 to 60 mph 0 to 60 mph (sec.) The time in seconds that a vehicle takes to reach 60 mph from a standstill with the engine idling.
Transmission Transmission Transmission performance is determined by shifting smoothness, response, shifter action, and clutch actuation for manual transmissions.
Fuel Economy Fuel Economy We perform our own fuel-economy tests, independent of the government's often-quoted EPA figures and the manufacturers' claims. Using a precise fuel-flow measuring device spliced into the fuel line, we run two separate circuits to represent city and highway consumption.
CR's Overall Mileage CR's Overall Mileage CR's overall mileage is a composite of measured fuel usage on a prescribed city course and highway cruising; and CR's 150-mile test trip of mixed driving, if tested. In recent road tests, we've discontinued the 150-mile trip test.
CR's City Mileage CR's City Mileage Measured fuel usage on a prescribed city course.
CR's Highway Mileage CR's Highway Mileage Measured fuel usage on a prescribed highway cruising.
Annual Fuel Cost Annual Fuel Cost The cost and amount of fuel used in 12,000 miles and is calculated from CR's overall mileage.
Braking Braking The braking rating is a composite of wet and dry stopping distances and pedal feel. Braking distance is from 60 mph, with no wheels locked.
Emergency Handling Emergency Handling Several factors go into the rating, including the avoidance maneuver speed and confidence, as well as how the vehicle behaves when pushed to its limit.
Comfort / Convenience
Ride Ride Our expert judgment of how well the suspension isolates and absorbs road imperfections and how steady it keeps the body on various road surfaces.
Noise Noise Our expert judgment of the vehicle's interior noise level in everyday driving.
Front Seat Comfort Front Seat Comfort Our judgment of how comfortable the front seat is for drivers of various heights.
Rear Seat Comfort Rear Seat Comfort Our judgment of how comfortable the rear seat is for two passengers to sit across.
Interior Fit and Finish Interior Fit and Finish An expert evaluation of the interior quality and craftsmanship.
Trunk/Cargo Area Trunk/Cargo Area Our rating is based on the amount of luggage or cargo space that a vehicle has in the trunk or cargo area.

Owner Reports

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Reliability History Reliability History The reliability charts are based on responses on hundreds of thousands of vehicles from our latest Annual Auto Survey. Consumer Reports subscribers reported on any serious problems they had with their vehicles during the past 12 months that they considered serious because of cost, failure, safety, or downtime, in any of the trouble spots included in the table below. The results are presented relative to the average model that year. Extra weight is given to the more serious areas such as major engine or transmission problems. Based on this data and further analysis, we predict reliability for the latest year. N/A indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.
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Engine Major Engine Major Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.
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Engine Minor Engine Minor Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.
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Engine Cooling Engine Cooling Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.
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Transmission Major Transmission Major Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.
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Owner Satisfaction Owner Satisfaction To learn about satisfaction, CR has collected survey data from our annual survey on more than half a million vehicles. Our subscribers provide great insights into their satisfaction by answering one simple question: If they had it to do all over again, would they definitely buy or lease the same model? In addition, respondents also rate their cars in six categories: driving experience, comfort, value, styling, audio, and climate systems. N/A indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.
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Driving Experience Driving Experience Includes acceleration and handling
Comfort Comfort Includes seats, climate control, noise, and ride
Value Value Did you get what you wanted relative to the price you paid?
Styling Styling How it looks inside and out
Safety Equipment
ABS and side air bags available, standard from 2009. Head protection air bags available from 2005, standard from 2009. ESC available from 2005, standard from 2010. Forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking standard from 2017.
Road Test

Combining the practicality and frugal fuel economy compact-sedan buyers want with more interior room, upgraded amenities, and a sorely needed shot of style, this generation Corolla is a reasonable alternative to a midsized sedan.

Slightly larger than the outgoing model, Corolla has a surprisingly spacious rear seat with ample leg room. Despite the bump in size, the car remains small enough for easy maneuvering and parking. And, it's one of the best-riding compact sedans we've tested, absorbing bumps with only muted impacts.

Seating
2 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels
Front
Warranty

In most cases, automotive warranties are based on the vehicle identification number (VIN), and the warranty will be valid regardless of ownership. The dealership can tell you exactly how much warranty is left.

Read more about extended warranties
Body Styles
sedan
Transmissions Available
  • CVT
  • 4-speed Automatic
  • 6-speed Manual
Engines Available
  • 1.8-liter 4 (140 hp)
  • 1.8-liter 4 (132 hp)

Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2014 Toyota Corolla owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

CD player

"The CD player did not work when I bought the vehicle. Toyota had to replace it"

Ramona S., CA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Display screen freezes up

"The entire radio/gps screen froze and was replaced by Toyota at no cost to us"

Anonymous, CA (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"When switching between channels, the display would freeze and remain on the current station. Sometimes the station would catch up to the selected and other times I would have to reset the radio by restarting the vehicle. Then all's good until the next time, which isn't all that often."

Michael B., CA (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"I am unable to access the bottom of the screen. Therefore, I am unable to pair my new phone with the bluetooth system, and unable to scan the radio and other functions."

Jane L., TX (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"I bought the car in 2014. by 2016, from time to time, maybe a few times a month, it locks up. If I leave it alone, it will take a full minute to unfreeze. Sometimes it easier to do a hard reset (press and hold power button)."

Anonymous, CA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"I cannot change the sound from front to back or side to side because when I hit the button to control the sound, nothing happens."

Anonymous, NY (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Replaced system"

Anonymous, IN (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Radio balancing as well as scanning functions would not work. Toyota had a recall bullentin about this problem. The dealer tried a software fix, did not work. Ended up replacing the whole radio and display assembly, under warranty. This problem accured just before the warranty expired."

Kenneth S., FL (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Display screen goes blank

"The display screen died after only two and a half years. Toyota paid to replace it"

Linda P., CA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"GPS, Radio/display screen stopped working. $1000 for dealer to replace with rebuilt unit or $3600 for new unit. Total rip off....should of been a recall per other online owners."

Anonymous, AZ (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
External music device interface (e.g., smart phone, MP3 player)

"iPod interface fails daily. Have to reset the device at least twice on every trip. Toyota said it was the iPods fault, told me to have it updated. Did NOT help at all. Toyota has no fix for this, they pretend it doesn't happen (based on numerous Onli"

Anonymous, CA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Plus 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Mail feature stop working. It never understands instructions."

Anonymous, FL (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
In-dash navigation system (GPS)

"Several instances of navigation system crashes when system actively in use. A couple of instances of audio system crashes when system in use"

Anonymous, VA (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"I'd swear it's trying to kill me. Within 3 months of purchase I was driving into an unknown area. As I needed to switch from one freeway to another, I needed to take a flyover interchange. Halfway up the flyover it told me to turn left. No joke."

Anonymous, CA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Replaced system"

Anonymous, IN (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Instructions confusing"

Anonymous, FL (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Phone pairing (e.g., Bluetooth)

"The entire screen went dead, including the radio . I couldn't use anything. Toyota replace it at their cost"

Linda P., CA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The phone is in an out of the Entune system"

B K., CA (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The infotainment display is used for Bluetooth phone pairing. Display calibration has drifted, making pairing a new phone impossible. The radio is also affected. It is apparently a known and common problem with this model, but Toyota refuses to take responsibility. From on-line sources, a new infotainment system would be needed at a cost of about $1,000. I am very unhappy with Toyota."

Anonymous, (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Plus 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Same problem as with LEAF. Had 2 get a new phone and it won't pair up with Bluetooth."

Anonymous, MD (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Had a problem connecting and disconnecting phone."

Anonymous, (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Premium 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Radio

"As previously stated"

Michael B., CA (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The infotainment display calibration has drifted, making some of the radio controls impossible to use. It is apparently a known and common problem with this model, but Toyota refuses to take responsibility. From on-line sources, a new infotainment system would be needed at a cost of about $1,000. I am very unhappy with Toyota."

Anonymous, (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Plus 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Radio stopped working with black screen and was trying to reboot. Happened twice and restarted on its own. Web search shows known problem with this 2014 model but Toyota didn't fix. Radio reliability questionable"

Anonymous, HI (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"had to replace entire unit. expensive"

Anonymous, WA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Speakers

"Driver's side front speakers producing little to no sound. It is currently at the dealership being diagnosed"

Anonymous, NY (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Plus 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The speakers in the rear have a lot of static. It was this way from the start. I mostly listen to news and did not notice until I started playing Christmas music"

Anonymous, MD (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"left speakers stopped working"

Anonymous, ON (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Front drivers speakers failed"

Anonymous, OH (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"No sound from left front speaker."

Anonymous, OH (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The front driver side speaker fades in and out some of the time. Don't know the cause for sure-it could be in the cd player because thats when I notice it."

Anonymous, IL (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Premium 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Voice control commands

"Can not understand hardly any comments. I don"t even use it anymore"

Sally H., FL (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Voice recognition does not synchronize"

Anonymous, NC (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

Air or water leaks

"air enters the cabin at speed"

Anonymous, CA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Front passenger seat floorboard had water dripping pretty badly. At repair shop a lot of water came out of the a/c drain when air was blown in. Cabin filter was okay; sunroof drain okay. There possibly was a rodent in the area, though none was found at the time. Replaced cabin air filter. Works fine now."

Anonymous, OR (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"the 1st leak occurred in the fall of 2017. The water had risen above the mats in the front & back of the passenger side of the car. Was told it was caused by a leak in the sun roof because they found part of the tubing plugged. In February 2018, found the floor flooded again in the same location. This time they did not find the tubing in the sun roof plugged so they had to do thorough investigation. They even brought in a leak specialist to determine the problem. Found out the leaking was caused by a defective vapour barrier in the passenger door. Seats had to be removed and carpet pulled up so the car could be thoroughly dried (and ozoned) since the car was essentially wet for over 4 months."

Loria C., BC (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Seals and/or weather-stripping

"Passenger side ceiling liner rattled. The dealer had to pull open and put additional insulation in the area"

Anonymous, CA (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Squeaks or rattles

"Rattles in the dash. Been to the dealer several times and still hasn't been fixed"

Sandra P., VA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"dash rattles intermitantly"

Anonymous, PA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Dashboard rattles repaired by dealer under a warranty still occasionally an issue"

Marc S., OH (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Constant rattle in drivers side door and other rattles from unidentified areas"

Gary M., MS (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Front dash rattles and the back dash rattles when cold outside.Front dash had to be replaced"

Bobbi J., IN (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Premium 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"After blower replacement developed rattle in dash"

Anonymous, FL (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"problem with front wheels, there was a clicking sound that took two trips to fix"

Kenneth B., FL (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Upon initial start of vehicle it makes a scratchy, grinding sound for approximately 10 seconds. Dealership denies this sound. I've told them and taken it in 4 times"

Robert M., NM (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"squeaks comming from the left side driver arm rest on the door handle. poor plastic and foam quality.went to the dealer twice and still squeaks"

Anonymous, QC (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Since getting the car the dash rattles"

Anonymous, (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Several rattles in the dash"

Anonymous, GA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Wind noise

"Wind noise-perhaps just from mirrors turbulence"

Marc S., OH (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"very much road and wind noise at highway speed."

Charles N., TN (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"High level of wind noise around doors"

Gary M., MS (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Drivers side mirror whistled at 30 mph and above. Dealer replaced and it still whistled. Manufacture rep came and removed mirror and placed styrofoam behind the glass and stated that it seem to be a manufacture problem. This was not the first one he"

Bobbi J., IN (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Premium 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"on the highway we could hear the Wind at 100km/h speed or more"

Anonymous, QC (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

Alarm or security system (excluding aftermarket systems)

"Alarm system too sensitive to use in parking lots. Alarm goes off too easily."

Anonymous, WA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Gauges

"I cannot reset the "settings" for the odometer readings. ie. # of minutes driven, MPG"

Kathleen P., FL (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Headlights

"I want my sealed beam head lights back! THESE "NEW" BLUE-WHITE LITES DO NOT LIGHT-UP THE ROAD ENOUGH. Plus there is a dark horizontal bar out in front of you that annoyingly bounces up & down as you go over uneven pavement. It is very distracting"

Anonymous, NC (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Headlights are different from sealed beams and it took some adjustment in my driving habits to see properly. The dealer went out of his way to get me properly orientated. I'm fine with the lights now!"

Anonymous, MD (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Headlights will not stay on high"

Stephen A., AR (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"I had one low beam headlight burned out. The dealer was busy, so I left it with an independent place, someone I trusted. I thought it would be a simple replacement of a bulb. After about an hour they called to say it was a bigger deal than they thought. They needed to remove the bumper to get at the headlight assembly, and that the low beam bulb part was sealed (but not the high beam or turn signal bulbs). I told them to stop and that I would come over. Meanwhile I called the mechanic who did all my cars for 25+ years when I lived in N.H. 4 years ago. I also called the dealer where I bought the car. They all thought it should be a simple swap of a bulb. The mechanic admitted that the car was actually too new, and that he hadn't yet needed to replace a low beam on a 2014 Corolla. At the dealer I spoke to someone who called down to the service department, but it seemed to be a perfunctory answer. Tell him it's about $35 dollars. Then I looked online, and found many references to it being a new thing with Corollas, and it did require an entire replacement of the whole part -- both headlights, parking lights, and turn signal lights. So even though some people reported being able to hack the old part open and replace the bulb, and glue the hacked back of the low beam portion back together, I decided to pay what they asked. It turned out to be close to $700. I did get the old part from the mechanic, and I couldn't see any way to exchange the low beam bulb without cutting plastic with a saw of some type. I'm very disappointed with Toyota for this. I have owned several Toyotas previously and always had a respect for their engineering."

Richard S., MO (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"From day one the LED headlights in this car have been terrible; they don't illuminate properly, and the glare angers drivers coming from the opposite direction. Toyota has offered no remedy for the problem. I'll never buy another car that doesn't have an IIHS good rating on its headlights."

Thomas D., NY (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"I went to an independent repair company to have them replace my low beam headlight. I have owned other Corollas, and assumed it would be an easy fix -- possibly $75 to $100. Instead I was told that the bumper had to be partially removed, and an entire headlight assembly needed to be installed -- the headlight unit was sealed and the bulb was not independently removable. I checked with the dealer where I bought it (in New Hampshire), they said it was an easy fix. I checked with the mechanic who serviced all my cars in N.H. for more than 20 years, someone whose answer I trust. He said my car was so new that he'd never had to fix a headlight. Finally after a lot of checking on the phone and online and with the local repair shop, I decided to let them go ahead. It was over $600. I had them give me the old part, and sure enough I could see how it would be easy to switch a high beam bulb, but the low beam bulb definitely looks sealed in behind a very thick magnifying glass which sits in front of the bulb cavity. It would be possible to cut the plastic and maybe replace the bulb, and then re-glue the magnifying lens back in place, and some online comments indicated that owners had done that. It also appeared that perhaps the headlights varied in different parts of the country. In the end I decided to let the repair shop go ahead, after all they already had my bumper off. I felt it was a very bad design on Toyota's part, and it seemed like the dealers (local and back in N.H.) were giving me an answer based on general knowledge of older Corollas and not on my model 2014. So is that reasonable? -- $600 divided by 5 years of use is $120 per year. This is about the only repair I ever have needed other than tires and oil changes."

Anonymous, MO (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The light covers are plastic and are already in need of replacing because of discoloration, foggy look, and scratches."

Anonymous, TX (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The headlights are not very bright and don't work well in the desert climate in the southwest. They're pretty dim."

Anonymous, NV (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The LED headlights are horrendous. They do not sufficiently light the road, but oncoming drivers think your brights are on, so they flash or hold their brights. Bulbs cannot be replaced; you must buy the entire lighting unit--over $700. The Toyota dealer has offered no remedy for the problem, even as it acknowledges it. Otherwise, the 2014 LE Eco is a great car. But the headlight problem is a safety issue. Therefore, I answered that I would not likely buy the car again. In fact, I won't buy any other Toyota if similar LED headlights are installed . . . and I'm a lifetime Corolla owner. Too bad. I'm deeply disappointed by the company."

Anonymous, NY (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Horn

"The wire to the horn ripped off and it was not functioning till it was repaired by Toyota dealership with no charge"

Anonymous, CA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Keyless entry

"The locking device inside both front doors failed to function using the remote unlock button to the ignition key. The doors could be manually locked/unlocked only with the key."

Ron C., FL (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Door locks would stick locked or unlocked. Toyota replaced all the electronic locks."

Anonymous, CA (2014 Toyota Corolla Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Tire pressure monitor

"We just bought this car, it had about 13000 miles on it and one or more of the tire pressure sensors is already going out"

Anonymous, UT (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Tire pressure light comes on all the time, even with new tires and right after the tires have correct air pressure."

Anonymous, WA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The tire pressure box stays on almost constantly and even though I return to the dealer and it gets turned of, it will pop back on before I get home (I live a mile from my repair guy)."

Tracy L., MI (2014 Toyota Corolla 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Loose exterior trim or moldings

"Front wind shield, lower driver side rubber trim came loose"

Anonymous, BC (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Bumper connections"

Anonymous, NY (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"windshield weather stripping peeled off"

Anonymous, BC (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Plus 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Trim molding at base of front windshield continually needs to be pushed down in to place. Told dealer and he also snapped it back but it stills come off"

Anonymous, MA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Plus 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Loose interior trim or moldings

"Fuse cover keeps falling off"

Joseph S., MD (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Headliner loose passenger back corner"

Anonymous, (2014 Toyota Corolla Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Molding around the driver side door stuck during freezing temp in the Northeast - making it difficult to open the door. Furthermore, the molding started to separate from the metal."

Anonymous, PA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"There are several chips, as one might expect on an older car, in the front end area. It is as though the paint is not as "thick" as it should be. The spots have peeled away slightly. This car is always driven on pavement and driven very gently"

Anonymous, OR (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint and plastic aren't holding up well at this mileage. Peeling paint, plastic parts coming right off"

Anonymous, NV (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Clear coat and paint began chipping off for no apparent reason on the front of the car. First on the hood, which I had stripped and repainted because of the rust appearing. Now it's happening on the front bumper, too."

Anonymous, PA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The white paint on my 2014 Toyota carolla has been peeling off since I bought the car. Problem has not been resolved by Toyota even though they said they would help."

Anonymous, TX (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint peeling & cracking on back bumper"

Anonymous, (2014 Toyota Corolla Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"fine scratches in paint"

Mike T., ON (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint peeling off in between the trunk lid and engine body gaps"

Curtis E., CA (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Rust

"The rust is on the trunk. I haven't taken it to the dealer to see if the warranty covers it yet."

Anonymous, NY (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Rust has started to show around the wheel wells in the front if the vehicle. This may be due to the fact that the car was accidents and the front end was replaced."

Anonymous, (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

Calipers

"calipers are not sliding easily and that even i do the brake service every 6 months. unacceptable"

Anonymous, QC (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Normal routine brake wear

"When the dealer did a routine oil change, they informed me the rear brakes were less than 10% remaining, and were wearing unevenly. I had the pads replaced and the cause of uneven wear fixed."

Anonymous, CO (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Parking brake

"Could not get parking brake released, or put car into drive."

Barbara M., FL (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Premature brake wear

"It needed new brake pads on 1 brake after only about 5 years of driving. I do not put a lot of miles on my car and am easy on the brakes, usually anticipating stops. This is the 1st time I needed a brake job so soon."

Anonymous, (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Regular brake failure

"needed brake work"

Michael L., IL (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Plus 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Rotors

"making a lot of noise-weren't installed properly"

Anonymous, CA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Rotor not true, defective at the time of purchase"

Anonymous, VA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"friction not consistent causing uneven stopping. Felt like pedal was being partially applied and released"

Anonymous, MI (2014 Toyota Corolla 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Rotors became corroded"

Anonymous, ON (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Replaced front and back pads after 50000 miles wear"

R B., NY (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"After only 30000 km the rotors where finished warped"

Anonymous, QC (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

A/C compressor

"stopped working replaced under warranty"

Anonymous, GA (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"air conditioning was inoperative"

Anonymous, IL (2014 Toyota Corolla L 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"AC compressor clutch failed"

Anonymous, (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"23,650 the compressor stopped working. The Car is 3.5 years old. I have had 2 diagnostics completed and Toyota agrees the equipment shouldn't have failed but will not compensate me for the repair. I currently have a TMS complaint filed and am waiting for their decision. I am very disappointed in their response to me need as this must have been a faulty piece of equipment if it broke on such a young vehicle."

Crystal M., FL (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Automatic climate control

"problem not cool comrersor stop working after 5 min,"

D B., QC (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Plus 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"the temperature settings are off by 5 degrees, more annoying than anything"

Anonymous, OR (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Evaporator

"the drain hose from the evaporator became clogged, causing moisture to collect on the floor by the drivers side front seat. the entire dashboard had to be removed to unclog the hose. very expensive, approx $1500!"

Anonymous, CA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Plus 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Needed cleaned. Water was leaking into compartment and gathering on floorboard."

Anonymous, MI (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Heater system

"not inaf heat at minus 20 C"

D B., QC (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Plus 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Refrigerant leaks

"faulty o rings"

John J., CA (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

Emission control devices (includes EGR)

"There was a short in a wire for the charcoal fuel canister. It took 3 garages to diagnose it and correct it properly"

Paul P., OH (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Premium 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Engine light had illuminated. Dealer said sensor for ECD. Took over month to replace. Dealer could not locate part"

Paul M., NY (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"charcoal canister filter $750. Check engine light would come on frequently even after reset by the dealer $65 diagnostic. Fuel intake clogged with something; had to hold the fuel pump lever at the slowest volume to keep from shutting off the fuel pump. fuel pump would shut off about every .2 gallon until the tank was full."

Anonymous, MO (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Plus 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Vehicle would not turn on after adding fuel."

Anonymous, (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Fuel cap

"The fuel cap is supposed to make a "click" when put back on after fueling; it always hasn't done this; the cap has been replaced but is still not always clicking. We are due to take in for the fourth time since we are told it must click"

Anonymous, MO (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Plus 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Fuel injection system

"Dealer overlooked service bulletin Feb14 stating a reprograming requirement for fuel module"

Ray G., ON (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Plus 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Needed cleaned"

Anonymous, MI (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor)

"engine control computer required a software fix to make the car drivable. Had to have the car towed to the dealer. Repair was covered by warranty"

Anonymous, AZ (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Check engine light came on frequently"

Anonymous, MO (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Plus 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

Torque converter

"Dealer said the transmission had 2 cups too much fluid in it. Set fluid level to manufacturer's specified amount and it seems to have corrected the problem."

Anonymous, UT (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Transmission rebuild or replacement

"Synchronizers not working right when shifting into 5th gear, leading to gear grinding. Transmission replaced free of charge"

Anonymous, KS (2014 Toyota Corolla L 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"car was jerking when driving, originally I was told it may be the computer then they replaced the transmission at 9,000 miles"

Anonymous, GA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"There was a clunking noise coming from the engine. It was noticeable prior to the transmission update, which was a recall from Toyota, but was a lot louder after update."

Anonymous, VA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"At 64000 miles after the warranty was finished, the transmission started to slip to the level that it stopped. I was very upset since it costs $7500 to replace the transmission and I called the Toyota headquarter and they told me they will pay $3500 only. I decided to go to my mechanic and he found a transmission to rplace mine."

Anonymous, GA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Toyota did a recall computer upgrade. This caused the transmission to surge. They could not remedy the problem, and in fact stopped this upgrade nationwide. They replaced the transmission on toyota. There were no problems with the trans prior to the computer upgrade. So in reality, the trans was fine, but their upgrade caused the issue"

Robert I., CA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"vehicle was surging while in drive/ RPMs would jump ... replaced with used transmission"

Anonymous, ON (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

Locks and latches

"driver door locks on its own when car is off, no other door locks"

Anonymous, OH (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Tailgate, hatch or trunk

"Trunk won't close when temp is below freezing"

Chet O., FL (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"truck latch would not lock one time during extreme cold weather. dealer could not replicate the problem"

Anonymous, TN (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Premium 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Windows

"Seal on windshield"

D I., ON (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"trim broken on windshield"

Anonymous, NL (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Alignment

"Car cannot be parked straight, like in a parking lot. From the driver's seat it looks straight, but when I get out I am not parallel parked with the lines! i think it was wrecked and dealership didn' tell me! Also he sound recognition is terrible. I am totally unhappy with this car!"

Sally H., FL (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The alignment has not been able to be done for 3 years because some bar is fused for reasons unknown. Cost to repair is >$2500"

Anonymous, DE (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Shocks or struts

"Needed to replace rear stunts due to leaks"

Mary F., CA (2014 Toyota Corolla 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Squeeks when going slowly over speed bumps"

Anonymous, MA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Wheel bearings

"Noise fro the left rear wheel"

Anonymous, GA (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

Engine computer

"Engine would not run, kept stalling out. Toyota remedied the problem said it was caused by the car computer"

Anonymous, NJ (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"car ran poorly. no power"

Anonymous, NY (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The car was not accelerating properly as if it was in the wrong gear (despite having a CVT). When fixed I was told the "computer needed to be reset""

Anonymous, MN (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Recall for computer adjustment. if problem manifests, cannot go over 37 mph. Disappointed in Toyota."

Anonymous, PA (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

What Owners Say

Exhaust leaks

"Animal chewed hole in a joint in the system. I am told that Toyota now uses soy in materials that connect joints. Soy is apparently attractive to squirrels, etc. Hence the problem."

Anonymous, VA (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Other/unsure

"The phone sometimes disapear. The gps is from time to time is acting up"

B K., CA (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Enttire system needs to be reset periodically and it takes a really long time to activate voice control"

Anonymous, VA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

Gear selector or linkage

"Several instances of car shift lever moved into first gear position, but when clutch let out transmissions was not engaged. One incident nearly resulted in an accident because vehicle unexpectedly rolled backwards due to transmission not engaged on i"

Anonymous, VA (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Rough shifting

"Overall, completely unsatisfied with this car. Under powered, shifts rough, terrible smells from AC, lower than expected mileage, rattles in headliner, and Entune is terrible"

Darrin M., CO (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Slipping transmission

"Transmission failed & replaced at about 5K miles. I experienced very similar problems with the refurbished replacement transmission. Toyota finally replaced the computer & fine tuned the acceleration, timing, etc. "This did help the erratic acceler"

Anonymous, CO (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Driveshaft or axle

"Again the car started to make noise while I turned the wheel to the right or left and this causes noise from the front end. Toyota dealer told me it will cost me $120 to check the noise. I did not agree with his statement, but my mechanic told me to drive the car and bring it in a month."

Anonymous, GA (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Electrical failure

"Would not excelerate and when fixed said I needed an update to the transmission"

Donald C., OH (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Computer that controls ignition systems has malfunctioned twice, leading to poor performance and stalling, and had to be reprogrammed (free of charge)"

Anonymous, MO (2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

What Owners Say

Alternator

"Toyota dealer told me starting problems I had was due to not driving the car enough. Kept the car overnight three different times after it failed to start. All testing showed the battery was not at fault. Had it checked at an independent shop who said the alternator was defective after only having it inside for fifteen minutes. Took their report back to the Toyota service manager. He had a new alternator installed and no problems since!"

Anonymous, CO (2014 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Starter

"on a couple of occasions I was unable to start the car, after it had been left idle for an extended period ."

Anonymous, NS (2014 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

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