DOA at 130K but it owed me nothing...
By yabby on
1994 Toyota Tercel DX 2dr Coupe
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.