1997 Toyota Celica Overview


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GT Convertible
7 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,788
GT Hatchback
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,406
GT Limited Edition Convertible
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $4,850
ST Coupe
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $4,329
ST Hatchback
3 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,166
ST Limited Edition Hatchback
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,183

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Based on 15 reviews

A Fun Car To Cruise In... by Jack
 — Everyone always has that first car that they love... This is my '97 Toyota Celica 2 Dr ST Limited Edition Hatchback. I purchased this car in spring of 2007 for $4,500. It had 91,000 miles on it and ... Read More
97 Toyota Celica by Kevin
 — Performance- limited, needs a bigger engine, and an update on suspension and breaks. but for its engine size it preforms well. Build Quality- little wrong with the body. engine and tranny need to be... Read More
It Rocks - Get The Five Speed by Stephen
 — This car is built for a small person no doubt but that's one thing that I love about it. The dashboard wraps into the middle console and the backseat really requires the top to be down to really use ... Read More

1997 Toyota Celica Overview

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1997 Toyota Celica

For 1997, Toyota dropped the GT version of the coupe. The GT hatchback got a small boost in engine power.

The 1997 Toyota Celica was available as a coupe, hatchback, and convertible. The coupe was available only as a base-level ST. The hatchback came as an ST and the slightly sportier GT, with an available sports package option. The convertible came only as a GT. The 25th Anniversary models from the previous year were renamed the ST Limited Edition hatchback the GT limited Edition convertible. The ST had a 1.8-liter, 110-horsepower engine, and the GT had a 2.2-liter engine, with an upgrade of five horsepower to 135. Fuel economy was about 21 to 34 mpg.

Drivers of the 1997 Toyota Celica like that they can get an attractive car that still has Toyota's reliable engine and quality construction. Owners of the 1997 Celica also appreciate the car's cornering and handling ability, but many complain that the car doesn't have as much power as its sporty looks would lead one to believe.


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Toyota Celica Questions


I Have A 1997 Celica Gt And 3 Of The 4 Windows Stopped Opening And Closing....

Worked great until yesterday and then the passenger side didn't roll up all the way, the passenger side front and drivers side rear windows stopped. Have checked fuses, no luck. It is a convertible ...

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Who Can Change Out The Engine On My 97 Celica Convertible. I Don.t Have A N...

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What Size Wheels N Tires

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Tire Size

What is the correct tire replacement size for my 1997 toyota celica ST limited edition 2 dr? Some say a 205/55R15 and others say 185/70-14.

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Gas Mileage

How many miles to a gallon on a 1997 toyota celica

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