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Toyota E120 series
aka Altis
Production 2003 – 2008
Class Compact
Body Style 4-door Sedan
Length 178.3 inches
Width 66.9 inches
Height 57.5 inches
Wheelbase 102.4 inches
Weight 2,502 lbs.
Transmission 5-spd man w/OD
4-spd auto w/OD
Engine 1.8-liter DOHC, 16-valve engine
Power 1.8L 130-hp
Similar Ford Focus
Chevrolet Cobalt
Nissan Sentra
Mini Cooper
Hyundai Elantra
Kia Optima
Dodge Caliber
Designer Designer (lead designer if it was a team effort)

The Toyota E120 Series was the ninth Toyota Corolla generation to come to the United States in Spring 2002 as a 2003 model. It is also known as the Corolla Altis in Southeast Asia. The 2003 Toyota Corolla had a lengthened wheelbase of 102.4 inches (5 inches longer than the previous model). This is the same length wheelbase as the original 1983 Camry. The car was powered by a 1.8-liter DOHC, 16-valve engine rated at 130-hp. For the 2005 model year, a sporty XRS model was introduced. It was powered by a high-revving 172-hp 2ZZ-GE engine and 6-Speed manual from the Toyota Celica GT-S and Lotus Elise.

The Corolla has also spawned another multi-purpose vehicle, the Toyota Matrix, sold in Canada and the United States, and forms the basis of the Pontiac Vibe.

In 2005, the 30 millionth Corolla rolled out from the factory to the showroom.


Table is compiled from <ref>CarsDirect:2003 Toyota Corolla Colors Available</ref><ref>CarsDirect:2004 Toyota Corolla Colors Available</ref><ref>CarsDirect:2005 Toyota Corolla Colors Available</ref><ref>CarsDirect:2006 Toyota Corolla Colors Available</ref><ref>CarsDirect:2007 Toyota Corolla Colors Available</ref><ref>CarsDirect:2008 Toyota Corolla Colors Available</ref>

Color Year(s)
Black 2003 - 2004
Black Sand Pearl 2005 - 2008
Cactus Mica 2005 - 2007
Charcoal Gray Metallic 2003
Desert Sand Mica 2004 - 2006, 2008
Desert Sand Pearl 2007
Impulse Red 2003 - 2005
Impulse Red Pearl 2006 - 2008
Indigo Ink 2003
Indigo Ink Pearl 2004 - 2008
Lunar Mist  2003 - 2004
Mineral Green 2003 - 2004
Moonshadow Gray Metallic 2004
Phantom Gray Pearl 2005 - 2008
Sandrift Metallic 2003
Silver Streak Mica 2005 - 2008
Speedway Blue Metallic 2007 - 2008
Super White 2003 - 2008


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