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4.6 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 25 reviews
1996 Toyota Celica Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 25 reviews
The 1996 Toyota Celica got a few cosmetic changes for the model year. The coupe was available with larger, curvier rocker panels, intended to give the Celica a sportier look. In addition, the 1996 Celica received improved sound insulation in response to complaints that the car let in too much road noise.
The 1996 Toyota Celica came in three body styles: the convertible, the hatchback, and the coupe. The coupe was available as a base ST or the somewhat sportier GT. The liftback came as an ST and a GT with an optional sports package. The convertible was a GT. For 1996, Toyota also released a 25th Anniversary hatchback ST and convertible GT, which were limited edition, numbered models with commemorative badging. The ST had a 1.8-liter, 110-horsepower engine, and the GT stuck with the same fifth generation engine at 2.2 liters and 130 horsepower. Fuel economy was about 21 to 34 mpg.
*Owners* of the 1996 Celica like the style of the car and find it looks current even today. Drivers also appreciate that they can get a reliable Toyota in a sporty package. Complaints include a backseat that is too small for even average-sized adults, and a lack of power.
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Toyota Celica Questions
Type Of Oil For High Mileage Celica Gt
what viscosity motor oil for high mileage toyota gt
High Rpm And Smoke After Head Gasket Replaced
Hi, I have a 1995 Toyota Celica (1.8L - 108 cu in) with 250,000 miles. I recently replaced head gasket, valve seals, timing belt, throttle body, water pump and etc. I reseated the valves and there is ...
Where Are The Convertible Top Drains?
I have water leaking into the passenger side compartment. It is apparent that the water is not draining and sit in the well until I move. At that time all of the water leaks into the compartment.
Where Is The Thermostat Located On A 1996 Toyota Celica St With A 1.8 Liter...
The thermostat seems to be located on the lower hose, is this correct? It is definitely not on the upper hose.
Passenger Window And Both Rear Windows Have Stopped
Hi, The passenger side window and both rear windows have stopped working. The drivers side window and convertible top both work OK. Is there a fuse somewhere that controls just the non working windows...