by atoyotguy on Aug 8, 2012 Vehicle: 2004 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 6M)
My summer-only Potenzas had to go, so
I put a set of Michelin X-Ice tires on my '04 MR2 and voila! An unlikely snow machine! Before X-Ice I got stuck in a quarter-inch of snow. With the X-Ice tires installed I went to a level parking lot right after a 6-inch snow, before any plowing had been done. Much to my surprise, and delight, my 2200 pound, less than 6 inch ground clearance car thought it was a snow plow! I could start, stop, back up, and park
all without any problem. Sure, the tires slipped some, after all, it was slick snow. But I doubt that the engine revved over 2000 rpm at any time. Ice performance was just as good. Summer fun, winter fun; you can't beat it!
by spicetrader on Nov 28, 2009 Vehicle: 2004 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 6M)
A very fine car in many ways. Handles perfectly. Quite agile on corners. Driving it is a pleasure. Almost every time I enter or leave a parking lot, somebody tells me what a cool car it is. I have actually managed to carry driver and passenger with two bags of golf clubs behind the seats.
by GWS on Dec 17, 2004 Vehicle: 2004 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 6M)
After having my MR2 now for over a
year, I still have that desire to just
find a reason to drive it. It is so
tight and easy to handle.
The sequential transmission is just
plain fun. I have physical problems
with my legs and had given up on
clutches some time ago. Now with the
touch of a finger, I have the same
wonderful sensational feeling of
I have owned several Toyotas and have
always been impressed with the quality
of craftsmanship that is put into each
vehicle that I've owned.
When considering a sports car in this
price range I was certain that nothing
else could touch the dependability
provided in this vehicle.
If you don't test drive it you'll be
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., announced manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSRP) today for the all-new 2004 Camry Solara Convertible, the 2004 MR2 Spyder mid-engine sports car and the 2...