2002 Toyota Celica Overview


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Great Little Car by Sherrie
 — I love this car! I've had it for years and its still running strong. It has also been in an accident and held up very well!! I was very surprised! It doesn't pick up very fast from a dead stop, but it... Read More
Celica Gt by David9721
 — Appearance is amazing (exterior)...performance is jacked, good on mpgs though. Overall a cool car if your looking for the ladies attention, but not so good if your not a fan of being passed up by o... Read More
Best Performance For The Money by Joel
 — Car handles great in the rain and the dry. seats are comfortable and a little bit race inspired cause they grip you during high speed cornering. performance is very good for a 1.8L four cylinder , gre... Read More

2002 Toyota Celica Overview

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2002 Toyota Celica

The 2002 Toyota Celica changed very little, with the exception of the new "Action Package" available on both trims, which included an adjustable rear spoiler.

The 2002 Toyota Celica was available only as a hatchback, which came as a GT or sportier GT-S. The GT came with a 1.8 liter, 140 horsepower engine. The sportier GT-S, which had distinctive exterior and interior styling, came with a 1.8-liter, 180 horsepower engine. This generation was also the first Celica to come available with a six-speed manual transmission. The GT engine got about 27/34 mpg, and the GT-S engine got about 23/30 mpg.

Drivers love the 2002 Celica's appearance. Many appreciate that they can get a sporty-looking car that can still be used as an economical commuter car. Many drivers find the interior to be too small, and others find that there is poor visibility out the rear window.


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Car Starts And Dies In A Few Seconds

Hi, I have a 2002 toyota celica with about 150K miles. I took it to my friends house, spent about 5 hours at his place. Then i started the car and went about half a mile when it died on me. 1. ...

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Transmission Issues

Hello, I am new to this forum. I have a 2002 Celica GT automatic and it wont shift out of what seems like 3rd. The car starts and runs fine and reverse works great but when I put it in drive it seem...

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Where Is The Temp Sender On My Celica 1.8 Vvti 2002

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What Secondary Reason Is There For Coils To Misfire?

I have a Toyota Celica and i have changed all four ignition coils and i have already changed my valve cover gasket and my check engine light is still on and not only that i have ran the codes and it...

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