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My silver MR2
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By Jennyt71
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2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

I looked at the S2000 before buying my
MR2. I couldnt see spending almost
$8000 more for a power top and cruise
control (yeah, and more hp). I first
looked at this car because of friend's
recommendations. This is SO much fun
to drive and you get LOTS of looks!


Best Features

STEERING and style


Worst Features

find some storage space :)


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Boy am I surprised !
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By hubseth
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2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Bought the MR2 for my wife to drive,
she wanted a fun little sports car.
What an eye opening experience this car
has proven to be! I've had some fine
handling cars over the years but the
MR2 is at a different level than
anything even close to it's price. No
rattles, the doors feel like they are
carved from stone compared to a Miata,
wind doesn't beat you to death when the
top is down and you can drive the hell
out of it and not draw any attention
from the law. It's kind of a stealth
Porsche.


Best Features

Top operation is a snap, fit and finish is superb and the transmission is perfect.


Worst Features

Maybe a little more cargo space, but I like the challenge of packing light. I'm also of the school that believes that all vehicles should have 400 horsepower.


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This car is a blast!!!!
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By heavyd
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2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

We use this car for day trips as as a
commuter. Fantastic fuel economy. Fun
to drive, very responsive. Gets many
looks from everyone. Quality is high
and so far it has been very reliable.


Best Features

ease of top removal appearance love the torque.


Worst Features

cruise control with manual transmission should be easy enough to do. consider 6th gear, for flat out highway cruising.


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If you are looking for fun, this is it.
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By silvertoy
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2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Seriously, if anyone gives this car a
bad review, then they probably don't
own one. I find myself driving 15
miles out of the way on my commute to
and from work, just so I can fit in
those extra twisties. It's an
excercise in minimalism. True there
isn't much storage space, but there's
can't be more than 2 of you anyway, how
much could you possibly need. I would
go as far as saying that the car is
even economical, I find myself driving
it instead of my Tundra because I get
anywhere from 30-35mpg consistantly,
AND it uses regular unleaded. It's
just fun. It's supportive seats are
comfortable on long trips.


Best Features

Pure fun, practicality is in the eye of the beholder. little wind w/ top down. Great looks all around.


Worst Features

Cruise control option with the stick.


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Dream Car
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By iteach
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Vehicle

2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

This car is very responsive, fast and
surprisingly comfortable. The top has
a glass rear window with built-in
defroster and does not require a boot
cover. The only downside is the lack
of trunk space.

Overall, it's cute, fun to drive and
it's a Toyota so it's reliable.

I'd recommend this car to anyone who
wants a reasonably prices sports car.


Best Features

Speed and short gear shift. Excellent sound system.


Worst Features

Motorized convertible top and more storage space.


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