With its cheap interior and wobbly handling, the Echo doesn't seem like much of a bargain, especially when you consider the more capable, better-packaged offerings from Hyundai and Toyota's own Scion division.
by Brian on Jun 7, 2005 Vehicle: 2005 Toyota ECHO 2dr Coupe (1.5L 4cyl 4A)
I would have to say that for a 17 year old this is really the best car that you could buy. With its 1.5 liter 4- cly. 108 hp. this echo can be a sprinty for a little car. I would take the echo over a focus, civic,and an accent. The echo has a TDI system (Toyota Direct Ignition system) which means that it eliminates the need for a distributor, spark plug wires, rotor, and a bigger muffler for better breating at higher revs. It also has six speakers, and a great sound system. This is an awesome car!!!
by madpat on Aug 8, 2004 Vehicle: 2005 Toyota ECHO 2dr Coupe (1.5L 4cyl 4A)
mgp is great, could use a bit more eng
power. good size trunk. get the
powerstering,ac,bigger wheels on 2005.
get 4 door's. a bit road nosie.when
will it be found on road dead?
relability and quality still testing
and will test good on wash d.c. roads.
ok for nothing special car.
by Jaden Waters on Jun 18, 2004 Vehicle: 2005 Toyota ECHO 2dr Coupe (1.5L 4cyl 4A)
My wife and I had to get a rent-a-car
and decided on a Toyota Echo, not
knowing exactly what to expect. What
we found surprised us. After driving
it a while, we liked it so much we
decided to buy one later from a local
delearship- the last one on their lot.
We thought we could use some insulation
from high gas prices by buying an
economy car, and let me tell you, the
Echo delivered. Between highway and
city driving it got 35 plus miles to
the gallon. On the highway we got 42-
three more miles per gallon than
by tod on Jun 11, 2004 Vehicle: 2005 Toyota ECHO 2dr Coupe (1.5L 4cyl 4A)
This Echo is the best quality car I
ever owned beside our toyota seinna. I
use this car everyday for work and
since I purchased it in May of 2000, I
have never taken it back to service
only for routine maintence. I have over
125,000 miles on it and plan to buy
another toyota next year.
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