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By liana
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2000 Toyota Celica Hatchback GT 2dr Hatchback


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The car provides too many blind spots. Had to add mirrors in order to change lanes a little safer. The back seats were even unconfortable for my 6-13 year old nieces. They hated the car even though it looked nice.


Favorite Features

Driving performance was excellent.


Suggested Improvements

Better side view.


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My TRD GT-300
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By Ferdi Laco
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2000 Toyota Celica Hatchback GT 2dr Hatchback


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I purchased the car from Poway Toyota last September 2003, which makes this car just 7 months old. I have already installed Strut Tower Braces on the front upper and lower, and on the rear, Titanium Shifters, race pedals, and an Injen Short Ram Air Intake which added 15 more horses on my stock 143 horses. The car is beautifully designed, and I planned to keep it that way except probably for a 19'AXIS Hagen wheels on a Pirelli PZero Tires and APR wide-body kit. And yes, I also replaced that ugly stock FM Antenna that Toyota had on all Celicas with a rubber mounter high-flex high performance racing antenna.


Favorite Features

The dashoboard design is excellent, I like the headlights and the HID features, and I like the aerodynamic styling. I have driven the car at a 135MPH speed against a 2002 Lexus GS300 and within a heartbeat, the Lexus was all covered with dust on from my rear.


Suggested Improvements

I love High-Performance intakes, I just hope Toyota comes up with TRD wide tube intakes to suck more air, and have 18'rims on the action package. The celica looks cool without that annoying rear spoiler.


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By GngrBrat
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2000 Toyota Celica Hatchback GT 2dr Hatchback


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This car rocks....it has great pickup for a 4 cylinder. The only problems I find are that the headlights are very hard to change due to limited space. Otherwise....this is one of the greatest cars I've owned.


Favorite Features

My favorite feature is definately the moonroof and CD player.


Suggested Improvements

Improvements should include a little more space under the hood. It's hard to get to certain items that are normally easy to change...ex...headlights


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All around great sport coupe
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By gambit293
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2000 Toyota Celica Hatchback GT-S 2dr Hatchback


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My 2000 GT-S has a little over 40,000 miles on it, and I'm still lovin' it. The car looks great and is one of the best-handling FWD cars out there. Buyers should be aware that the engine on the GT-S can be a little finicky. Like most Japanense sport coupes, you have to rev quite high for substantial power. The benefits are power on- demand while retaining excellent gas mileage(30+).


Favorite Features

Styling, handling, performance, hatchback utility, Toyota quality and reliability


Suggested Improvements

Rearward visibility takes some getting used to; suspension may be too stiff for some; OEM CD player is lousy


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By St3phani3
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2000 Toyota Celica Hatchback GT 2dr Hatchback


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This car is great! it took me awhile to actually buy one i was worried about the whole import thing with what some people say they arent dependable but after ALOT of research i bought it and i love it! It is a fun and very dependable car and alot more people complement my car and tell me what a great decision i made.


Favorite Features

My favorite feature is definately the hatchback there is so much more room for stuff when you go on vacation or just road trips with friends.


Suggested Improvements

I havent found anything that needs improvement yet but i will get back to that if i find something


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