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1991 Toyota Celica Coupe

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Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) is a category of used car. Often late-model vehicles, they have been inspected, refurbished, if necessary, and are under warranty by the manufacturer.
Toyota Celica Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.2 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 130 hp @ 5400 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 19/27 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

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  • What's New for 1991

    Driver airbag added.

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

'91 toyota celica st ftw!

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Vehicle: 1991 Toyota Celica ST 2dr Coupe

This car is just amazing! I recently bought this car two weeks and one day ago and the only things that I found wrong with the car were the trunk hinges (one of them gets stuck, but I barely use the trunk, so . . .), the car is a bit underpowered (I know it's not exactly the highest performance model, but my parent's '01 Toyota Sienna had more power), and the fact that the previous owner broke the cupholder. The car shows no sign of leakage of any fluids. The car had around 182000 miles when we bought it and the engine is in pristine condition. A bit of oil leaks into the engine, which makes white smoke come out for a few minutes, but I'm guessing that it because of the age of the car.

Fun & reliable, but weak

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Vehicle: 1991 Toyota Celica ST 2dr Coupe

I bought my ST from a Toyota mechanic who rebuilt the engine at 172k miles. At 231k the engine still runs flawlessly, but peripheral systems are falling like dominoes. It's been a very reliable car until this summer. Corners great although turning radius is a little wide for this size of a vehicle. I love taking 25 mph corners at 55-60 mph! Low power, ~36 mpg.

A member of the family

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Vehicle: 1991 Toyota Celica ST 2dr Coupe

My wife's new car in 1991. Getting ready for a repaint and some long deferred body work now. Still gets between 28 and 31 mpg. Most problems were caused by lame repair people and living on a country road where everyone else drives 4x4's and trucks. A fun car on country (paved) roads. This car has survived hurricanes, kids, moving 3000 miles, and numerous cars backing into it. About to turn 90000 miles so looking for some more years on this car.

266,000 miles on original engine.

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Vehicle: 1991 Toyota Celica ST 2dr Coupe

I put a short ram air on it and am consistently getting 40 mpg in San Jose CA The lowest speed limits here are 40 though so I mostly use 4th or 5th gear. I bought it with 235k on it and have put 30k in the last 2 years driving over a windy mountain highway every day. (highway 17 if you know it.)

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From mad dog of gahanna

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Vehicle: 1991 Toyota Celica ST 2dr Coupe

I bought this car as a baby in December 20 1991 and now with 206,000 miles on it, though it looks rough bodywise, it still runs fine. 1st repair at 130,000. Did not replace the altenator or starter until 195,000. Have had problems with the air due to slow leaks but that is okay. I will drive it til she dies and will probably shed a tear when she does. I also own a 1999 Toyota GT but planning on trading it in soon due to the lack of a new model, not keen on the body shape of the newer models.

Excellent vehicle

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Vehicle: 1991 Toyota Celica GT 2dr Coupe

This was my first car, which I bought in 1994 with 81,000 miles. I drove the car until 2005 with 232,000 miles. The vehicle is truly remarkable. The car never had a drivetrain issue, and handles and rides very well. I always felt comfortable and in complete contol behind the wheel. The car has excellent design matched with great overall quality. I have yet to find a suitable replacement. Highly recommended.

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What's New for 1991

Driver airbag added.

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Gas Mileage


  • 19
  • cty
  • 27
  • highway
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