1991 Toyota MR2 Overview


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Based on 82 reviews

A Daily Driving Exotic With Very Tidy Performance. by Vince
 — This is a '91 Toyota MR2 Turbo T-top with black cloth interior. With 2 italian cars behind my belt, I needed something more reliable to restore my faith in the auto industry. Toyota was usually not ... Read More
'91 N/a Mr2 (us) by Scott
 — Overall: The car is great. It handles well, is pretty peppy, and just feels good to drive. The price is high for the specs, but it nice to buy a car that it's rare to see once every other week let alo... Read More
1991 Toyota Mr2 by Euhan
 — After going with the whole drifting scene for a while I decided to get a car I've always wanted when I first got into cars. The MR2. The handling on it from factory is pretty good, I wouldn't say its ... Read More

1991 Toyota MR2 Overview

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1991 Toyota MR2

After taking a year off, the Toyota MR2 was completely redesigned for 1991. It was larger and more aggressive-looking, with a bigger engine and a turbo-charged option. New safety features were also available, including a standard drivers-side air bag and optional anti-lock breaks.

The 1991 Toyota MR2 came in four trims: the coupe, the turbo coupe, the T-bar, and the turbo T-bar. The regular engine was a 2.2-liter, 130-horsepower four-cylinder. The turbo charged version was 2.0-liters and offered 200 horsepower. It came standard with a five-speed manual transmission, but was available with a four-speed automatic. The 1991 MR2 was rear-wheel drive, with the engine mounted behind the seats. Fuel economy was about 20/27.

The 1991 MR2 has many enthusiasts. Fans find that even the regular engine has plenty of pep, although the turbo engine is the favorite. Although these two-seaters can be cramped, many find the seats to be very comfortable, and drivers like how reliable they are. Some have found that these cars are prone to rust, and others find that the T-bar roof can leak.


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Toyota MR2 Questions


Electrical Issue

jump started my mr2 and it started and runs fine but now the heater blower, windows, tach and fuel gauge doesnt work

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I have changed the plugs, plug wires, cap and rotor.

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After Washing Engine Car Won't Rev Over 2000rpm What Can I Do

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What Could Be The Problem To My 1991 Mr2 Turbo?

i cant redline anymore on my mr2 sw20 turbo...sometime my turbo would spool n there will be no power to my engine..feel as if it is just sucking in air n its not going into the engine

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