Release Series 6.0 ($1,743 -- includes Pioneer A/V head unit with navigation, Bluetooth and DVD playback, red-and-black fabric seats, interior lighting kit, illuminated red and stainless-steel door sills, numbered RS 6.0 dash plaque, cargo cover, Absolutely Red exterior paint, Release Series wheel covers, custom front grille with logo delete); Carpeted Floor Mats ($155); TRD Lowering Springs ($399); 17-Inch Alloy Wheels ($1,595).($1,595).
2,362cc (144 cu-in)
Double overhead camshaft
Compression ration (x:1)
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)
158 @ 6,000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)
162 @ 4,000
Transmission and axle ratios (x:1)
I = 3.943, II = 2.197, III = 1.413, IV = 1.020, R = 3.145, Final Drive = 2.740
Uneventful acceleration. Even shifting manually doesn't help.
Typically solid Toyota brake feel with quick action.
Stability control reactivates when turned off. Numb steering but well behaved overall.