The Toyota Corolla has undergone numerous significant changes and upgrades since the original version was introduced into the market. By the time the 2007 Corolla was released, it represented the ninth generation. The 2007 model is an agreeable economy car, designed and produced for people in need of basic transportation at a pocket-friendly price. Here is an in-depth look at the pros and cons of the 2007 Toyota Corolla.

The strengths
With the adjustments that have made the Corolla one of the top selling brands in the world, below are some of the features you will get from the 2007 model.

Exceptional reliability
One of the reasons why people like the 2007 Corolla is because of its reliability. Chances of experiencing a mechanical breakdown while travelling are quite low. The solid construction of the car ensures that you will have peace of mind most of the time.

Refined and roomy interior
Apart from making the interior roomier, it is also furnished with top-quality materials. The design and construction of the space includes user-friendly controls that make the interior even more convenient. This means that the interior is not only visually appealing but also functional.

Fuel-efficient engine
In addition to reliability, fuel-efficiency is the other strong selling point of the Corolla sedans. The 2007 model is fitted with a 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine that allows the car to cover an impressive 30 mpg within cities and 38 mpg on highways. The engine is also paired with four-speed automatic transmission to deliver 126 horsepower.

Comfort and generous passenger space
The generous passenger space of the 2007 Toyota Corolla makes it comfortable to travel in the compact sedan over long distances. Passengers also have an easy time getting into and alighting from the car.

Agile handling
This sedan strikes an appealing compromise between comfort and handling. Whenever you are driving around sharp corners, you will impressed by how well the vehicles maintains its composure.

Impressive safety features
Safety has been a priority for the manufacturer of Corollas. The 2007 model comes with safety features such as anti-lock brakes, a stability control system and full-length side airbags.

The downside
Although the sedan has several strengths, there are a number of aspects that the manufacturer can improve to maintain the reputation of this vehicle series.

Choppy ride on highways
Although passengers will enjoy great comfort during long trips, the vehicle will have disjointed and turbulent jerks when driving on a highway. This will undermine the quality experience you expect when riding in the car.

Noisy interior
Although you may not notice this when driving on city roads, the cabin of the 2007 Corolla does not keep out noise coming from the exterior. This is especially true when driving at high speeds. Noise that makes its way into the cabin compromises your comfort and concentration as a driver.

Uninspired exterior styling
There is no doubt that an aesthetically appealing car can boost your image and make you feel good. This is why, besides looking at the performance and specifications of a car, buyers will also consider the exterior styling. With the 2007 Toyota Corolla, you will get uninspired styling when it comes to the exterior design.

Why you will like this car
This compact sedan offers three great features that most buyers will like. The car delivers excellent fuel economy, is known to be reliable and has great resale value.

What you may not like about the Corolla
In terms of the exterior styling, the 2007 Corolla does not have much to offer. Competing vehicles in the same category such as the Mazda 3 and Volkswagen Rabbit offer cutting-edge, high-end options.