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By dsmegst
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Vehicle

2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Bought used this year and got a yellow
one with the 5 speed. (The other
choice was Red with more miles) The
first few weeks were a pain due to a
faulty fuel line clip. (Fuel line
popped off 2 times on the road. Not
good) No more troubles after the clip
was replaced. Absolute joy to drive,
all the little imperfections melt away
soon as I take the first corner. :)
What a great little car.


Best Features

Lightness and handling.


Worst Features

Stickier tires, a sixth gear, and enough with the little circles already... A small turbo would be great, either that or the 180 bhp version of the 1.8 liter engine.


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gas the curves
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By davebvaf
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2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

This car is the most fun to drive car
I've ever owned. Not meant for travel
but around town I keep the foot on the
floor from 0-speed limit. Has amazing
acceleration for the engine size.
With the rear engine it is so much fun
to "gas the curves" because it makes
the car track the curve plus gives me a
little excitement in my every day run
around town. No trunk space - no
problem - buy everything new when you
get there or take the Caddy!


Best Features

Rear engine and close ratio steering make it fun to drive.


Worst Features

This car is so much fun to drive that I don't even care about the small trunk!


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Exactly What I expected
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By geooff
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2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Anybody that bought this car and then
complained about cargo space, automatic
top etc. Just wasn't paying attention to
what they were buying. Its great fun to
drive, reliable, and the handling is
awesome. You can't touch its performance
and unique characteristics for half again
as much money.


Best Features

Midengine design Low weight Convertible top Low production numbers


Worst Features

The Celica GTS engine with 40+ more horsepower would be nice. The antenna looks stupid (fixed '03) Bigger rear wheels (fixed '03)


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MR2 Spyder
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By B. Anderson
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Vehicle

2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Go-cart handling with quick turn in and
predictable oversteer. Engine revs a bit
on the freeway, and luggage space is
inconvenient and small. Power is
adequate but engine feels a little gaspy
at upper revs. 3" more legroom than the
Miata sold me, and I think it handles a
little better to boot.Doors that lock
automatically are annoying.


Best Features

Easy top with glass window


Worst Features

More luggage space, non automatic door locks


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MR2 Spyder Toyota
Performance
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Fuel Economy
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Interior Design
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By mnacoste
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Vehicle

2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Excellent performance and road-handing


Best Features

Compact and Convertible


Worst Features

Cargo Space


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