1997 Toyota Tercel User Reviews

1997 Toyota Tercel Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 5 reviews

  • Performance:3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars 3.2 / 5
  • Appearance:3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars 3.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"reliable car" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 2 reviews
"suspension" 2 reviews

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Koushul writes:
1997 Toyota Tercel 4 Dr CE Sedan Review
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4

Pros

Fuel economy

Cons

Suspension are funny

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Small Engine Great Performance — Great car + good fuel economy, great aceleration up to 60mph about 6 seconds, stock suspension are a bit fussy, cant take hard cornering, maintenance cost is extremely low, easy to drive, takes all the abuse and still wants more. overall is a great car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Joel writes:
1997 Toyota Tercel 2 Dr CE Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Great fuel eficiency

Cons

Not very fast

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1997 Tercel Ce — I bought this car in 2006. Its not very fast but it is very fuel friendly. Now a days you need one of this to move around. I have done a couple of thing to keep it looking good and I love it. Next step its going to be making it turbo...

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Isaac writes:
1997 Toyota Tercel 2 Dr CE Coupe Review
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5

Pros

35mpg, Manual Transmission, light, simple

Cons

no power window nor power lock.

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1997 Toyota Tercel Coupe — this is a nice little car that gets 35 mpg, and pulls hard since it's manual transmission. Solid built, even though low class, it has everything needed, doesn't have any unnecessary things that cause little problems. Also the car is really light for that reason. It's a real fun car to drive around, especially with gas price this high.

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Georges writes:
1997 Toyota Tercel 4 Dr CE Sedan Review
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4

Pros

great gas milage, insane reliability,

Cons

little small, suspension

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It's A Tank — so i've been driving this for a while now and i've done everything to it. It is a great first car gets me to where i want to go and it's great on gas. Nice acceleration, okay top speed, suspension is not that good but its cause your so low to the ground. I love it!!

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Scott writes:
1997 Toyota Tercel 4 Dr CE Sedan Review
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3

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good on gas ,reliable

Cons

boring and slow

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97 Tercel — good on gas 5spd reliable can take a beating. Trust me i beat the tar out of this car.

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1998 Toyota Tercel Reviews

Great Car By Robyn

Great little car, thou 98 Horse power was a bit low. Standard that it was, was great for fuel economy. Great commuter car. Great in snow as well. I got almost 600 Kilometres out of a tank of gas.I n... Read More

The 98 Tercel Was One Of The Best Cars I Have Ever Owned. By tempest350

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1996 Toyota Tercel Reviews

Clean Cal Title By woodie

this car did everything i hoped it would do.low cost to operate ,looked and drove great. i looked at many other cars before i bought this one. i was in the car biz for over 26 years and know how to sp... Read More

Nice Small Car With Good Mileage By jrmosby

Good gas mileage (35-38 hwy; 28-32 town); room for 4 small adults and some luggage, fold down rear seats making it easy to carry up to 8' boards; good around town and short trip vehicle; no rust yet; ... Read More

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1995 Toyota Tercel Reviews

Tercel Sounds Like [steve] Urkle By Lnny

The Toyota Tercel is a reminder of how I met my significant other. When I assumed title from her, I knew my swingin single days were over. And once I had to add a babyseat in it, I went from "lady k... Read More

Great Fun Car, Gets Good Mileage. By timboslice

I do like my tercel alot. I bought it in April with 203k on it. Since then, i had to replace the deck, speakers, tires, brake master cylinder, brake pads, calipers, fluid, and rotors. It is probably b... Read More

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1994 Toyota Tercel Reviews

Awesome By babydoll26

this car is great for a first time starter car and is cheap on gas and insurance and does the trick for a small family car.....it is a fun car to drive and you will enjoy yourself! I would never get r... Read More

I Would Never Own Anything Else! By Christopher

I love my car. It looks great, handles like its on rails, gets looks. and has a full roll cage. Its Turbocharged and has plenty of torque. Everything is custom. Has 15" OZ Racing Cynos HRZ rims wrappe... Read More

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1993 Toyota Tercel Reviews

Cheap, Reliable Transportation By Noel

My third car. Bought in 1993 with 10000 miles on it, traded in with 107,000 miles on it. Slow car with cheap looking interior. Not the best looking car but got 30 mpg. The most reliable car I ever had... Read More

Garbage. By beavis1990

Terrible. Worst Toyota Ever Made! Cheaply Made. Bumper Fell Of In 2001. I Hated This Car! Transmisson Sliped In 1999. Japanese Cant Make A Car For Crap! I Dont Know Why I Bought This Car, But Its My L... Read More

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