1986 Toyota Tercel Overview


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2 Dr DX Hatchback
2 Dr STD Hatchback
4 Dr Deluxe AWD Wagon
4 Dr DX Hatchback
4 Dr DX Wagon
4 Dr SR5 AWD Wagon

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Average User Score

4.15 stars

Based on 9 reviews

Fantastic And Impossible To Kill!!! by qtpieangelica
 — drive mine to death in all weather and "road" conditions.(no problems tacklling off road conditions too). it loves mud, snow, slush, sand, gravel and even small trees :) it goes everywhere and costs ... Read More
Love It by klntm
 — its small, easy to park, relatively cheap on gas, fun to drive just a neat little car to skoot around town in, or in an emergency go cross country. Mine has been from Denver to Birmingham 2 times an... Read More
Great Car But You Need To Use It They Dont Like To Just Sit There by 0110112
 — this car is really good on gas and does not take much to work on it is comparable to working on a go cart. i would say if you have one you should try to keep it up the best that you can it is worth th... Read More

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Toyota Tercel Questions


What Is It Worth

15,000 original km, no rust, perfect running condition

185 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)

1 For Sale?

Am looking to buy an '86 HB with a Clear Title as a Spare for parts, OR if it runs better than mine, use it as my primary car. Anyone have 1 for sale? i forgot: one with a 4 or 5 spd. Tranny. ...

120 views with 4 answers (last answer about a year ago)
Ian Stang

My 86 Tercel Has A Fairly Low Idle Speed. How Do I Adjust It Up?

It's occasionally alright, but sometimes it sputters, and almost dies.Where would I turn up the idle speed at? I'm car illiterate, so please bear with me. I know where I can start my car, and pull i...

292 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
Christina Collier

My 86 Toy Tercel Starts To Over Heat After You Have Driven About 15miles......

timing belt, a/c belts, fuses, have been changed!!! boiling out of the plastic container that the antifreeze goes in.....not hot from radiator!!! have to refill fluids almost daily!!!

187 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 years ago)

How Do I Remove The Piston Supports For The Rear Hatch On A 86 Tercel?

How does the rear hatch support piston come off and go back on?

135 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 years ago)