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pass it on
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By brishbah
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2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

This is natures best kept secret for
feeling younger. Everyone at Toyota who
had anything to do with this gem should
be very proud of what they have done.
If you can't drive a standard shift car
do not(repeat:do not) keep yourself
from driving this one. It may take you
thirty minutes to get the basics of
shifting while watching someone (or
study it on the computer). Then go out
and test drive this 5-speed. I promise
you will find it the most fun you had
in a very long time. Forget about
status, (not a Lexus,Bmw,Mercedes...).
Just go for a ride with the top down,
no radio, and listen and feel what you
have missed for a long time. Enjoy and
pass it on.


Best Features

The entire car.


Worst Features

Make more of them once more people test drive one.


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My silver MR2
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By Jennyt71
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2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

I looked at the S2000 before buying my
MR2. I couldnt see spending almost
$8000 more for a power top and cruise
control (yeah, and more hp). I first
looked at this car because of friend's
recommendations. This is SO much fun
to drive and you get LOTS of looks!


Best Features

STEERING and style


Worst Features

find some storage space :)


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Boy am I surprised !
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By hubseth
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2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Bought the MR2 for my wife to drive,
she wanted a fun little sports car.
What an eye opening experience this car
has proven to be! I've had some fine
handling cars over the years but the
MR2 is at a different level than
anything even close to it's price. No
rattles, the doors feel like they are
carved from stone compared to a Miata,
wind doesn't beat you to death when the
top is down and you can drive the hell
out of it and not draw any attention
from the law. It's kind of a stealth
Porsche.


Best Features

Top operation is a snap, fit and finish is superb and the transmission is perfect.


Worst Features

Maybe a little more cargo space, but I like the challenge of packing light. I'm also of the school that believes that all vehicles should have 400 horsepower.


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This car is a blast!!!!
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By heavyd
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2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


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We use this car for day trips as as a
commuter. Fantastic fuel economy. Fun
to drive, very responsive. Gets many
looks from everyone. Quality is high
and so far it has been very reliable.


Best Features

ease of top removal appearance love the torque.


Worst Features

cruise control with manual transmission should be easy enough to do. consider 6th gear, for flat out highway cruising.


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If you are looking for fun, this is it.
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By silvertoy
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2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Seriously, if anyone gives this car a
bad review, then they probably don't
own one. I find myself driving 15
miles out of the way on my commute to
and from work, just so I can fit in
those extra twisties. It's an
excercise in minimalism. True there
isn't much storage space, but there's
can't be more than 2 of you anyway, how
much could you possibly need. I would
go as far as saying that the car is
even economical, I find myself driving
it instead of my Tundra because I get
anywhere from 30-35mpg consistantly,
AND it uses regular unleaded. It's
just fun. It's supportive seats are
comfortable on long trips.


Best Features

Pure fun, practicality is in the eye of the beholder. little wind w/ top down. Great looks all around.


Worst Features

Cruise control option with the stick.


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