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2 Much Fun by Anthony
 — Where do I start... The mid engined convertible was purchased to recover from my mid-life crisis. I needed something outrageous but still affordable. The car had to sacrifice the trunk so that wheel b... Read More
Awesome Car To Own by Rachelle
 — Stunner, drives like a go-kart which is fantastic. Turns on a penny. MPG is ok, but not great, but then who cares! I've tuned it up so acceleration and handling are second to none, even though the sta... Read More
Mr2_dog by George1711
 — violent fun....good acceleration and braking as well.needs almost perfect driving skills to handle as it is not that heavy for it's hp (something not in my ''possession'' yet...practise makes better!... Read More

2000 Toyota MR2 Spyder Overview

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2000 Toyota MR2 Spyder

Toyota brought back the MR2, which was discontinued after 1995, in the new 2000 MR2 Spyder. The 2000 Spyder looked nothing like its namesake. It was round and Porsche-like, as opposed to angular and Ferrari-like. Unlike the MR2, it came as a convertible. Its main competition was the Mazda Miata, but it also went up against the more expensive Honda S2000 and BMW Z3 series.

The 2000 MR2 Spyder came in only one trim level, with no available options. The only choice buyers got to make was the color. The engine, which was mounted in the middle of the car, was a 1.8-liter, 138 horsepower four-cylinder. The transmission was a five-speed manual, and it had rear-wheel drive. The top is designed to sit flush with the body of the car when down, so no cover is required. Fuel economy is about 25/32.

The 2000 MR2 Spyder was a big hit when it was first released; the fact that only 5,000 were produced increased the demand. Drivers found it to have excellent handling and an acceptable amount of power, despite the small engine. The new, expensive-looking styling was also very popular. Many drivers complain about the near-total lack of storage space. Some wish for a six-speed transmission.


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Toyota MR2 Spyder Questions


I`m Getting No Preassure To My Hydraulics On The Clutch.

I took out the engine, had it rebuild. In the process i unscrewed the hydraulics hose on the slave pump, lost all the fluids and now the clutch pedal generates no preassure at all (a bit), is down to ...

1,173 views with 5 answers (last answer 3 years ago)

Tires / Wheel

I just upgraded/sized the wheels from 15" to 17" and put 215/40/17 on all 4 - now the car feels a bit squirly in handling - tires are general eclaim UHP - any suggestions - previously had falken soft ...

2,959 views with 3 answers (last answer 7 years ago)
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Induction Kits!

Hay guys! I got a Toyota MR-S, has anyone got the same car or a MR-2 Roadster? I'm looking to put an induction kit on it, but having some problems!!!...obviously! I can't find one with space for the a...

304 views with 6 answers (last answer 7 years ago)

2000 Mr2 Spyder

Car does not want to go above 3000-3500 RPMS. As soon as I reach 3000 rpms it becomes extremely sluggish like it ien't getting enough fuel or compression. Any ideas??

925 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 years ago)

Winterized Storage....now, Won't Start

My 2000 MR2 was stored in a garage all winter. Now it just cranks and cranks but will not start. It's as if it has no gas but the indicator says 3/4 full. Any ideas?

327 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)