1991 Toyota MR2 Coupe 2.2L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual Consumer Reviews
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BEST OLD FERRARI YOU CAN ACTUALLY AFFORD
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By JJay
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1991 Toyota MR2 Coupe 2dr Coupe


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Car has 268,000 miles and was purchased with 230,000. Previous owner had receipts. I have driven the car with virtually no problems which is unheard of in a 19 year old car. Timing belt is non-interference so if it breaks it will not bend your valves. Air condition in a car this old usually does not work so I will have to fix that but car drives so well and handles so well you just can't find anything with looks this contemporary and Exotic for this fraction of a price. I paid $1800 cash in 2007. Repairs have been new alternator, new clutch, replaced radio & speakers, minor fix on t-top leaks, wheel alignment. That's nothing on a 19 year old car. I drive it daily & it turns heads always


Favorite Features

T-tops are great when you want open air driving. Engine is peppy and gets great fuel mileage. I love how easy it is to update the look of the car. You can get larger wheels or a bodykit. Even in 2010 people still stare and look at the car like it is a Lotus exige or older Ferrari. I Love it!


Suggested Improvements

I upgraded the flip up 6054 headlights to new XENON H.I.D.'s. I also added L.E.D. front parking lights and tailights to modernize to 2010 style. Performance wise I have air intake, race headers and exhaust for extra power. Headers make it faster.


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Quite a Car
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By wild willy
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1991 Toyota MR2 Coupe 2dr Coupe


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Purchased the car new in 1990. It has never failed me in any way except for some speaker wire corrosion 2x and Cd player crapped out. It runs flawlessly and will always be in my garage. I should have bought the Turbo, but my father talked me out of it almost 20 yrs ago.


Favorite Features

Fantastic lines, Great Room, Nice materials, very reliable.


Suggested Improvements

400hp


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Favorite all time car to drive
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By Wain
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1991 Toyota MR2 Coupe 2dr Coupe


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An amazingly well built, reliable, and fun car to drive. Nothing corners like it until you get to $200K range and lots of upgrades available as this model was popular and made in Japan until 2004 or so. Drifters love it and looks wise it can hold its own. Best car I have ever owned by far, and that includes some BMWs.


Favorite Features

Cornering and handling, gas mileage, and easy parking anywhere you go


Suggested Improvements

Cup holder for us slurpee drinking Americans


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Still Going After All These Years
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By MR2 Aviator
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1991 Toyota MR2 Coupe 2dr Coupe


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I see that there haven't been any reviews since 2002. Well it's 2008 and I still own my MR2. It is probably the most fun car I have ever owned outside my BMW X5. I don't drive it quite as much, but I do have over 180K miles on it and I have rebuilt the engine, modernized the interior, that is upgraded the stereo with a touch screen GPS nav/DVD stereo system which fits perfectly like it was always meant to be there, and re-covered cloth seats in leather. I also have larger tires and wheels which adds to the attractiveness of this sports car. This is one sports car that if you can get your hands on, you will never regret owning.


Favorite Features

Sleek looks, leather interior with upgraded nav/stereo system handling. compartments in rear.


Suggested Improvements

Needed cupholders and key remote locks.


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Great Tuner
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By mason
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1991 Toyota MR2 Coupe 2dr Coupe


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I'm a tuner enthusiast as well as an autocross racer. Bought the car at 175k miles and its not given me any problems. Its N/A but with a few mods I've bumped the HP up a good 40 to 50 over stock. A lot of fun to drive, great to race. Working in the engine compartment is no fun at all though. Not much room. Still no leaks in the t-tops, everything is functional. Happy owner.


Favorite Features

Mid-eng rwd is a blast. Solid platform, both N/A and turbo have a lot of room for tuning


Suggested Improvements

Snap oversteer is vicious, I'd suggest wider tires, stiffer springs and a set of good swaybars. Helps counter this a lot + improves all around traction incredibly.


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Great Performance
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By Mike
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1991 Toyota MR2 Coupe 2dr Coupe


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Where else can you find great handling at such a low cost? The mid-engine rear drive setup makes driving challenging, fun, and exciting. It's easy to drive, easy to own, and makes you look good as a driver.


Favorite Features

Exotic style, Gas Mileage, Simple Interior, Decent Boot, Good Power.


Suggested Improvements

1st gear synchros. Recommend '93 and later models.


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still a fun car to drive
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By jsander722
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1991 Toyota MR2 Coupe 2dr Coupe


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I bought this car new 16 years ago and still get a kick out of driving it. The exterior stills looks like it could pass for a newly designed car. The interior could use a little more leg and head room. Yes, you do need a cup holder. There is lots of room to store stuff. The trunk even holds 2 sets of golf clubs easily. On the repair side, I've had some problems with the electical (speakers, interior lights, and power windows). I've replaced the struts, had a valve job, and need a new air conditioner (small leak that would cost about $600 to repair). Also the 5 speed is a little rough, particularily in 2nd gear. However with all said and done, its a keeper and I hope I can drive it 16 more years.


Favorite Features

t-tops, looks, reliability, power, and feel on the road


Suggested Improvements

Cup holders, less expensive repairs, better transmission, more leg and head room


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fun car 2 drive
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By joel
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1991 Toyota MR2 Coupe 2dr Coupe


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fun to drive, excellent economy, excellent performance


Favorite Features

looks good and people mistake it for a lotus car


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Wonderful car!
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By Kyle Mashburn
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1991 Toyota MR2 Coupe 2dr Coupe


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I have wanted an MR2 for as long as I can remember. I love the sleek styling and awesome handling characteristics of one of the best selling mid-engine cars in the world. I am 19 and I bought this car as a project. The previous owner(s) neglected the car and it was in pretty sad shape. The engine spun a rod bearing on the freeway (was to be expected) and then I had an excuse to put a different engine in the car. The original engine was a great, workhorse motor that responded well, got good gas mileage, parts were cheap (these engines are everywhere). It was also a very easy engine to work on. Surprisingly, the car is easy to work on, the mid-engine design do not hinder basic maintenance


Favorite Features

Handling, style, responsiveness, all around a fun car to drive.


Suggested Improvements

The transmission synchros in the 91/92 are weak. It was improved in 93+ models.Many of the problems of the earlier revisions of the car were fixed in the later revisions of the car. The shifting is a bit notchy; can be remedied by upgrading the shifter bushings and using a 75w-90 synthetic gear oil


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Still Going And Going And Going...
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By bluemr2
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1991 Toyota MR2 Coupe 2dr Coupe


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This little car is the best investment I've ever purchased. Purchased in 2000 with 107,000 miles on it, my 1991 MR2 has only required a few tune-ups, oil changes, new tires, gas, and car washes. It currently has 214,000 miles and it still keeps going and going and going. I love this car!


Favorite Features

The MR2 is a peppy little looker. Great gas milage, very reliable, and it gets compliments almost everywhere I go; car wash, gas station, drive through, valet, etc. Women love it. Men want to have. And my little nephew wants a Hot Wheels version of it! Which I got for him.


Suggested Improvements

BRING THIS DESIGN CONCEPT BACK TOYOTA! Get rid of that convertable look. It doesn't represent the essence that is the MR2. Other than that, a nice stock electric moon roof would be awesome! Oh, and maybe a hybrid, maybe. Gas milage is already good at 30 miles per gallon, but 50 would be great!


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