I have to comment up front, I have had
Toyota's in the past and am a big
fan. I bought this car as a "back-up"
to my 01 MB. It is simply unbelievable
when it comes to reliability. I put
18k on this car this past fall and
winter with not one problem! This car
especially exceeds at NJ highway
speeds (75-85 mph). Frankly, I enjoy
this body style over the newer
Celica's. The car's "roundness" is
great on those windy days, and the 32+
highway mpg helps when it comes to the
$1.75 per gallon prices. The
suspension is a little rough on bumpy
roads, but this is a very minor
Tight handling around corners. Nice
layout of dashboard. Great sound
system for a 12+ year car. For
a "sports-car", you have an
outstanding circular view of your
Very reliable, good for commuting.
Corners well, sporty, fun to drive.
Looks great for being 10 years old!
Don't expect to put a living person in
the back seat though. And the RPM's
get a bit high on the freeway. Overall
great car for the price.
Trunk lid hinge design was not good and
have had probs.