by Adam on Apr 2, 2010 Vehicle: 1993 Toyota Celica ST 2dr Coupe
I've had my Celica for about 9 years now, and I've driven it across country twice. All the customizations and upgrades I did to the car (including a new fuel injection chip, air intake, and alloy rims) went in perfectly. I haven't had a single unscheduled maintenance or repair in the entire time I've owned the car. My girlfriend has a brand new Yaris, and my 17-year-old Celica still routinely beats her car in gas mileage, usually around 29-31 mpg, which is 2-5 better than the Yaris. Finally, at 17, the car's exterior is starting to show its age with some clear coat peeling and a few dings from use. The interior is aging even slower. Mechanically, it drives like new.
by nels on Nov 5, 2007 Vehicle: 1993 Toyota Celica ST 2dr Coupe
Best vehicle I've ever owned. When you finally replace the factory battery after it's 12 years old, I'd say you have a quality built vehicle. I've had nothing go wrong with it except for normal wear and tear stuff. The clutch could use replacing finally after 175,000 miles but even it is still in working condition. If you're looking for a vehicle with little maintenance, this is the car. I just wish Toyota was still making these awesome little cars.
by volcom rider on Mar 27, 2007 Vehicle: 1993 Toyota Celica ST 2dr Coupe
This is my second racing car. After my CRX I wanted something a little bit bigger with more room in the engine bay. I was floored by the quality for the price. The only negative is that finding performance parts like coilovers is nearly impossible, although it is a dream to work on this car under the hood. I do hate the setup of the cup tray because its a hassle when shifting so I removed it to place a equalizer in its compartment. Simple improvement is tune up the car with high end filters spark plugs and wires. also get better ratio pulleys. First thing I did was new radiator and injectors adding a cold air intake.
by dhg23 on Jun 25, 2003 Vehicle: 1993 Toyota Celica ST 2dr Coupe
Since I bought this car back in '98, i
have not had a single problem. Just
change the oil, tires and fill her up
and she runs forever. she purrs like a
kitten and even at high speeds there
are no annoying rattles or squeeks or
anything. It's amazing. Honestly, i
can't believe it. I know that every car
i have after this will always be
compared to this vehicle.
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