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2010 Toyota Corolla Problems and Repair Histories

137 TrueDelta members own a 2010 Toyota Corolla. 22 of these members (16.1%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 35 repairs to 2010 Toyota Corollas--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2010 Toyota Corolla problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2010 Toyota Corolla problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2010 Toyota Corolla problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2010 Toyota Corolla repairs by problem area

31% of the 2010 Toyota Corolla repairs were to the engine, 17% to the brakes, 3% to the suspension, 31% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 14% to the body and trim, and 3% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 35 repairs.

2010 Toyota Corolla repair cost distribution

Of the 2010 Toyota Corolla repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 22% cost less than $100, 44% between $100 and $499, 22% between $500 and $999, and 11% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 9 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2010 Toyota Corolla problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2010 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 0    
24980 525 Front pads and rotors, rear cleaned. 
39060  

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2010 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Corolla in Kentucky, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2011 35000    
43000 0 Timing belt squealing on cold start. 
51000  
Toyota Corolla in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2011 4000    
39000 150 Battery died with No warning, fine the night before (no hard starts, no indicators). Next morning dead, even after a jumping the battery to start the car, the battery would not charge. 
66000  
Toyota Corolla in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 24000    
25000 0 The molding on the driver's side was loose and needed to be replaced. The panel between the doors on the driver's side was misaligned and a clip needed to be replaced to secure it. 
52000 80 Noticed brakes were squealing. Mechanic says it's okay for now. Pads will need to be replaced after another 10K miles. He rotated tires. 
57000 0 Brakes were completely rusted. Both pads and rotors needed to be replaced. Mechanic recommended a car wash at least once a month, especially underneath. 
Toyota Corolla in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2011 8000    
11000 14 The trunk wouldn't latch securely and then wouldn't open via any method other than the remote keyless entry remote once you did get it to latch. The dealer had to remove the self-centering trunk latch bolts and replace with standard bolts. 
 
Toyota Corolla in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 0    
18000 0 mechanic discovered oil leaking from front of engine. 
19000 0 Gasket was bad on timing chain cover. Small amount of oil leaked as a result.  
56000  
Toyota Corolla in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2011 2000    
3000 0 Bluetooth activation button was not working properly. New part ordered and system successfully replaced. 
47000  
Toyota Corolla in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 0    
22700 0 I can smell coolant when the vehicle is driven for long periods. The coolant system does not retain pressure even after being driven for extended times. Dealer pressurized system and claimed no leaks 
 
Toyota Corolla in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Checked for squeak coming from rear passenger side and rattles coming from behind radio and sunroof. Added foam behind radio and lubricated sunroof. Could not locate source of squeak in rear. Road test for squeak in rear passenger area. Unlike previous technician, this one heard squeak and attempted to locate squeak. Tech removed spare and styrofoam containing tools from trunk and re-seated them. Did not fix squeak. 
0 Squeak from rear passenger side becoming worse. New technician takes for test ride and is able to locate the sound coming from rear seat fold-down latch that needed to be lubricated. Problem finally fixed. 
14420 0 Car had hard time starting & check engine light lit along with VSC light flashing. Dealer had to flash computer. 
24800 0 Engine leaking oil. Dealer did not fix because they need to order parts and book at least a day's time to fix. Appointment has been made to take car in. 
28500 0 Timing chain cover was leaking. Parts replaced. 
29760 0 Car had a difficult time starting. Technician performed test and discovered battery was defective. Battery replaced under warranty. 
34720 600 Brake pads needed to be replaced. Dealer said rotors could not be machined, so rotors were replaced too. 
50840  

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2009.5 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Toyota Corolla in Guatemala
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 9300    
22940 100 Battery change 
32240  

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