Bought at 43K and was DOA at 128K (it
still runs but burns oil). The problem
started as a bit of blue smoke on
startup and it lost oil slowly (1/4
quart a week). In the space of a week
it got much worse.
My mechanic says that 1987-94 Tercel
have this problem: piston ring/seals
go, the only solution is a new engine.
The 95 is a great car he says, it has a
Don't expect this toyota to make 200K.
Go for the 95, this 94 model is now too
old to be reliable.