1986 Toyota Tercel User Reviews

1986 Toyota Tercel Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 9 reviews

  • Performance:3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars 3.1 / 5
  • Appearance:3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars 3.1 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 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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"wheel" 2 reviews
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Kenvis writes:
1986 Toyota Tercel Review
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2

Pros

has four wheels

Cons

many things unable to list

45

First Car, What Do U Expect — drove like a tercel. no power, very gas efficient nowadays. had 4 doors. can take friends up to 3 max. 4 if they're all girls

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Samuel writes:
1986 Toyota Tercel Review
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4

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It is cool for how ghetto it is. And they last forever

Cons

it is difficult to get parts for.

35

It's Definately A Toyota — Well I needs improvements. Such as working parts. But it is fun and small b/c it feels like a rally car. It has a DUCT TAPE window and a cherry bomb muffler. It is the PATHIC CHURCH. Smiley Face.

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

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0110112 writes:
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5

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great on gas

Cons

looks haggerd new

0110112
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Great Car But You Need To Use It They Dont Like To Just Sit There — 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 that they last forever.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Samuel writes:
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2

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Fuel efficient and easy to drive

Cons

It lays in a dump somewhere!

35

It Had Duck Tape Racing Stripes Lol — It was the first real car I owned. it was not fast but it got me were I needed to go. big dislike takeing it off a cliff and wrapping it around a tree. but it was fun and handled corners beautifully.

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

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qtpieangelica writes:
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Fantastic And Impossible To Kill!!! — 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 next to nothing to run. even repairs, though few and far between, are very inexpensive. it handles well, has gobs of low end power and isn't too bad on the higher end either. If you have the chance check one out...it may not have such a fancy shell but the soul of this car seems to be immortal.

Owner for 3 years, 6 months

Miles Driven per Year:50,000

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gamer222la writes:
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4

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Reliable

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Performance

gamer222la
25

Great All Around Uses. Other Then Racing. — I love this car even though its small its still roomy, there are no bolt on performance parts so everything is custom. and after 24 years of heavy driving it still runs great. All and all I love this car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Torben writes:
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5

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4 and 2 wheel drive

Cons

not a looker

35

Fun And Pratical — very practical car with speed an grib like a big car but it is very light so it is a fun car to drive, top is about 170 - 185 kph or 105 - 110 mph. its not a looker but great fun

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klntm writes:
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5

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easy to drive

Cons

lacks power to get on interstate.

klntm
25

Love It — 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 and only needed gas and oil change.

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

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benbob writes:
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5

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gets thrugh anything and is still good on gas. plus it just looks sexy.

benbob
25

This Car Is Awsome! — i have had this car for 6 months and it is the best car i have ever driven.

Owner for 1 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:60

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1983 Toyota Tercel Reviews

I Don't Much About This Car. By nsbrad

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1984 Toyota Tercel Reviews

Wouldent Trade It For The World By mps62

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