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1977 Toyota Celica User Reviews

1977 Toyota Celica Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 11 reviews

  • Performance:3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 3 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Overall: 4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5

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Displaying 1 - 10 of 11 1977 Toyota Celica reviews.

Taylor writes:
1977 Toyota Celica GT liftback Review
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4

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Any Toyota or Lexus Performance can be equipped

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Can't find any parts for it

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Perfect For Drifting Or Racing — Being as old as this car is it was destined to need repairs but Toyota put super stock suspension on it including a rear end equivalent to that of fords 9 inch rear ends the only problem is the bushings need to be replaced with polyurethane to make it worthy of rally racing

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Zogzog writes:
1977 Toyota Celica GT liftback Review
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one of the best cars ever made!

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gas mileage is not the best

Zogzog
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Fantastic Car! — I've owned this car since it was new in 1977 and I have always loved it. There are very few around anymore. I always liked the styling which is similar to the fastback Mustang. This car is all original except for the aluminum rim upgrade that I switched from a 1979 Toyota Celica coupe that I also owned.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Joe writes:
1977 Toyota Celica GT liftback Review
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4

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good looking ride, fun to drive.

Cons

old wiring can cuase alot of problems

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Overall Great Car Never Had A Problem Exept From The Ciggerette Lighter — the 5th best car ever. got to love the mini mustangs. it is only a four but it still goes hard for a four, they have alot of potential going for them, classic not plastic, so if you want fun good looks or a project car this would be great car for it.

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Richard writes:
1977 Toyota Celica GT liftback Review
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3

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Awsome style, unique Baby Stang
Untouched even has original push button radio

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Bit of rust, bit slow is all, needs a bit of love

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Just Aquired Mustang Style Celica — Produced for less than a year these are the rarest Celicas Made, Blatant copy of a 67 mustang liftback, they are cool as 2 owners

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Joel writes:
1977 Toyota Celica GT liftback Review
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4

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Reliable, even when all rusted out

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I don't know what kind of metal this car was made of, but it sure didn't react well to minnesota winters.

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Fun Old Car — This was my first car (well the photo isn't what I had, mine was a rust bucket). I got it as a graduation gift (I think the people that gave it to me just didn't know what to do with it anymore). It got me around for a year or so before I knew it was time to move on. I think what tipped me off about having to get something else was the time I had a flat and went to jack the car up, and the jack punched through the rusted out frame.

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Angel123 writes:
1977 Toyota Celica Review
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5

Pros

small, fun to drive, and has room to fit a veriety of engines

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may be too small at some points. Plus the Engine had a tendancy of overheating due to stock parts.

Angel123
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Mustange Jr. — Appearance wise she's a beauty. I recieved my car as classic gift from my beloved mother, and at first I thought it was a joke...Not that the car was a joke but the fact that she bought me my first car. When I found out it was my next door neighboors 1977 Toyota Celica I've been walking past on my way to school 3 years in a row I was exctatic! so 4 Qaurts, a few iridium NGK Spark Plugs, Fuel Pump, and a Cap and Rotor from Good old "AutoZone" I got her running. and boy did she run. Until i decided to redline the car while quickly catching up to the traffics speed limit ;) ^_^. Bam!! Uh oh, Come to find out my tank was full of rust and it completely clogged my brand new fuel filter. If your wondering I installed that puppy only 30 miles ago!!! Never the Less High School Graduation was Right Around the Corner. And the Whole reason my wonder Mother got me the car was because I was I was the President of My Automotive Class and recieved 1st place in District. That being said. I decided to rebuild my 20r motor for my highschool project(a required academic acheivement in order to graduate). Granted I could of intullectually choosen anything else so I may Graduate. But I'm a Gear head, which means i'm also a hard head Requirments: 1.) Best freind to help [x] 2.) tools [x] 3.) Haynes Repair guide [x] 4.) Best Machine shop in Town [x] 5.) Motivation [x] the car won 4th place in the world rally tour held in 1976 and 1977 ^_^ goes to show the japanese Engineers actually had something good going as far as concept performance car ^_^ P.S. "I'll be sure to update you as i work on my car so stay tuned ^_^" Sincerely yours Angel *CEO & Founder

Owner for 0 years, 8 months

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Cody writes:
1977 Toyota Celica GT liftback Review
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5

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the car is awesome always gets looks and strikes up conversations

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are to find body parts

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No School Like The Old School — the car is awesome always gets looks and strikes up conversations as well as a joy to drive only catch is parts can be hard to find but thats what you get driving an old car also its old school jdm

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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badq45t writes:
1977 Toyota Celica GT liftback Review
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4

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Cheap to run, great styling for the day, reliable as can be, and easy to work on

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Before power windows, doors etc were available on cars like these, weak engine clogged up by smog equipment

badq45t
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My First Car — My 1977 Toyota Celica GT Liftback was my first car at 16 years old. I drove it for 8 years and it was a great car. It put up with my couple of fender benders and survived my brother putting it into a wall too. The car ran and ran....the minuses as I pointed out that for todays market it is pretty powerless. I had it running sans cat converter, smog pump and used a super wide exhaust. This was before bi-annual smog testing, well it took the car for a 105 MPH top end to 125 MPH top end. I sold it in 1984 in favor of the 300ZX I bought. This was aferall the "poor mans" Z Car. I wish to heck I had some pictures of her to put up, I also looked to buy one just for the heck of it but good luck finding one that isn't a rust bucket.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dennis writes:
1977 Toyota Celica GT liftback Review
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love the style and color

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Nothing

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Black Beauty — These early Celica's are great, easy to work on, i've owned about 30, I restore and sell these Celica's and the parts on Ebay, This one was one of my Favorites, Looked and drove like a new car. Thanks for taking a look, 77sellica

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Jeremy writes:
1977 Toyota Celica GT liftback Review
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5

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Its soo sexy

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parts are not made anymore

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I Loved It — i loved this car but if i didnt blow the motor i never would have bought the G60. Ibought it for 1000$ then bought a clutch. a week later i was going 110 on 95 and she ova heated and broke at least one rod.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2005 Toyota Celica Reviews

Great Vehicle, Though I Reccomend Making The Step Up To A Gt-s Variant. By Anthony

Great Acceleration though spotty at times, 1.8 Liter Inline 4, 140 HP/125 lbs. of Torque, Nice build quality, durable for sure, Great exterior styling, very sleek vehicle, Gas Mileage was decent on lo... Read More

The Dog's By Ben

0-62...6.6 !!! top end... limited 155mph !!!! wat more is there to say. But very greedy on the petrol and super unleaded racks up the pounds!! Great bit of fun, but keeps you pooor, 7months on it stil... Read More

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2004 Toyota Celica Reviews

Awesome Look, Low Operation Cost, Low Power By Frédéric

Really reliable car. Great on fuel economy, good brakes and handling. Fun to drive and this car is definetly a head turner... But for those who quantify performance only by horsepower, this car is... Read More

Best Sport Car For The Money By GTS_Bruce31

The Celica GTS is one of the best made sport cars of old. It is no longer in prodduction and is very much in demand. A great fun car to drive that turns everyones head when you pass by. Hate to have t... Read More

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2003 Toyota Celica Reviews

Fantastically Fun By sharzilla86

I love this car. I love the looks, the ride, the fuel economy, and the reliability. Toyota has had a bad rep recently, but my '03 Celica has never had a major problem. She's always been able to safely... Read More

Fun To Drive As Far As Handeling But Not As Fast As I Would Like By helpchris513

the car is a good reliable car or atleast it was been acting weird since 100,000 hit but I'm sure it will pass handles great not very fast and gets aweful gas milage for not being so fast but other th... Read More

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2002 Toyota Celica Reviews

Fast And Furious By Fastandfurious

Fantastic car. Great gas miliage. Acceleration is there. Braking, you can stop on a dime. Handles like a BMW. Definately in control while driving it. It's a blast to drive. Never raced it, but I woul... Read More

Pretty Good. By Matthew

140hp for a lightweight car which is OK. Could do with a little more power at times but it is a front wheel drive vehicle so more and more power will only create different problems. Good low, coupe l... Read More

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2001 Toyota Celica Reviews

Its Amazing By spider72012

I liked the sporty feel without the high price of a high end sports car. it really made me a happy camper to show off my car to friends and family. I really recommend this car to any safe and responsi... Read More

The Best Celica Ever By Kieth

fun car to drive, great performance and gas mileage. This is one car Toyota never should've stopped making. Scion TC is a very poor replacement, especially since the Supra died along with the Celica... Read More

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