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2003 Celica GT - 11 Month Review
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By mew1127
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Vehicle

2003 Toyota Celica GT 2dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

I've had my '03 Celica GT for 11 months
and I love it. It's a $20k car and not
a $40k car..and for that $20 it's
sporty looking, fun to drive and very
economical. There is a rattle in the
sunroof, but I haven't been able to
leave it for a whole day at the
dealership, so I just turn the stereo
up. I'm comfortable in the cabin (but
long road trips are not recommended!).
I especially like the hatchback
feature. I use my car almost as a
truck, but I prefer to drive a sporty
car, so the Celica fits my needs
perfectly. Overall I'm very satisfied
for a $20k car.


Best Features

I love the sporty looks - it looks fast sitting still! I also like the hatchback feature. A 16' extension ladder (8' in length when not extended) actualy fits in this car. Other good features are nice cornering, nice hwy speed acceleration, and very economical.


Worst Features

More torque for better acceleration from a stop; more seat padding; be able to raise driver seat higher for short people; a few more inches in length to get 10' long lumber completely inside - as it is, only a 9'6' boards will fit. Re-design of the unappealing tail lamps.


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Great Car!
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By love2teach25
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2003 Toyota Celica GT 2dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 4A)


Review

Overall this has been a great car.
There have been a few quirks that bug,
but other than that, great. The
sunroof has had a constant squeek even
though it has been in the shop twice.
AND, the engine guard has falled off
EVERY time I have an oil change done.
When I talked to the dealer, they said
this is common on the celicas.


Best Features

Style


Worst Features

The engine guard needs to be secured better. It scrapes when it falls off after EVERY oil change.


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Fun Car
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By check
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2003 Toyota Celica GT-S 2dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 6M)


Review

This Celica gets more stares and
comments then any car I have ever owned.
Kind of funny to see a 58 year old
women driving it I guess, from young
kids to adults it is an eye catcher, and
handles great. My husband talked me
into buying it, at first I was not sure
and now I am glad I did!


Best Features

Good Handling, easy to slip in and out of.


Worst Features

Hard to get use to the high spoiler, perhaps could be a little smaller, but then that is what makes it so noticeable.


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AWESOME!!
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By Chrissa
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Vehicle

2003 Toyota Celica GT-S 2dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 6M)


Review

from the moment I got behind the wheel
of this car, I fell in love with it.
It feels like jumping into the cot pit
of an airplane. It drives nice...the
gas is touchy..but its something to
get used to. Anyone who is in love
with sports cars should definately buy
this car!


Best Features

the interior, the exterior, the metallic pedals, and the pick up and go! If you want to get there fast..this is the car to get!


Worst Features

I love this car so much, i can't think of any improvements!


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Im going to miss it
Performance
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Fun To Drive
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By MistyJAX
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Vehicle

2003 Toyota Celica GT 2dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 4A)


Review

I bought my Celica GT 2 months ago and
love it. Sadly I have to trade it in
because I cant afford the payments
(being a college student on a budget
sucks!). But its a wonderful car,
great mileage, beautiful look ( i cant
stop hearing about it), runs like a
dreams....sigh....im going to cry the
day I trade it in for some Honda. :(


Best Features

everything. Look, milege, drive....sigh...


Worst Features

cupholders are in an awkward spot and the engine is louder than some of my other cars, the vision was hard to get used to at first, but other than that...sigh....


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