by stereotuber on Oct 7, 2014 Vehicle: 1992 Toyota Celica GT 2dr Hatchback
I bought this car used from original owner. Now has 183k. Repairs have been normal (for a Toyota), far less repair than other cars I have owned. Painting was the biggest cost (or investment). About $7500 plus car rental while painting. It was a Factory Original Standard job- the kind that will last 16 years, like the original paint. Ya get what ya pay for- and it looks like new. Inside is holding up great. I use Armor all regularly for cleaning / protecting. Use Michelin Pilot all season radials, very important. Sold new for 17,500, paid 9,500, 73k mi. in 1997. Replaced clutch & slave, radiator, water pump, A/C converted to new standard, bearings, a few bulbs.
by silent cal on Jun 21, 2009 Vehicle: 1992 Toyota Celica GT 2dr Hatchback
I have had this automobile for eight years now, and it is an excellent car. I have had very few mechanical problems with it considering it now is 16 years old with 168 k miles. The major parts on the car are still running strong, even though this automobile was totaled in a flood (I found this out a few years after I bought it) (clutch, starter, radiator, battery, brakes, temperature fan switch, alternator, timing belt have all been replaced over the eight years I have owned it). All the parts replaced well outlived themselves. I feel confident this car could easily go over 250,000 miles with proper maintenance.
by Kasey on Dec 27, 2006 Vehicle: 1992 Toyota Celica GT 2dr Hatchback
Great car. 30 mpg on the highway and very reliable. Although I haven't owned my car for all that long I've known people that have. It's very sporty looking and a great sound system comes stock with it.
by JohnMarks on Apr 28, 2005 Vehicle: 1992 Toyota Celica GT 2dr Hatchback
I have owned this car for 12 years and I have had no major mechanical issues. The air conditioning has started to weaken and the tires are pretty expensive to replace. The car is a bit slow off the line but handles quite well. I have had some success with it on the track due to its handling capabilities.
by aviatorboi on Mar 22, 2005 Vehicle: 1992 Toyota Celica GT 2dr Hatchback
My parents got me this car as a graduation gift. At first, I really didn't want it, but it has grown on me so much, that I fear I will never get rid of it. This car is just fun to drive. It is VERY solid and is made out of strong metal parts (which accounts for its weight). After 13 years ther are no squeaks or rattles. No doubt the car is sporty, fun and safe. Also I have only ever replaced the Alternator and light bulbs since I have owned it.
by arthur15 on Jan 31, 2005 Vehicle: 1992 Toyota Celica GT 2dr Hatchback
This is the perfect car for those without kids. Still drives like it's brand new. Looks better than most new coupes as well. A timeless car. Amazing engine for a very light car. Can't go wrong with a used Celica.
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