1979 Toyota Cressida Overview

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1979 Toyota Cressida Overview

The 1979 Toyota Cressida, Toyota's luxury sedan, did not change for the model year.

The 1979 Toyota Cressida came as a wagon or a sedan. It had a 2.6-liter, 115 horsepower six cylinder. Some of the standard features included air conditioning and an AM/FM/cassette player with an amplifier, both of which were unusual standard features for the times. The 1979 Cressida came standard with an automatic transmission, but a five-speed manual was also available.

The 1979 Toyota Cressida has many fans even today, who through regular maintenance and the occasional repair have kept their cars as good as new over the years. Enthusiasts say they like the car for its good looks, reliability, comfort, and handling. Some have had a problem with rust.

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I'm hoping to find someone who would like to restore this sweet car as I have neither the time, money, nor expertise to do so. However, it's still in good condition and I'd rather just give it to som...

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I recently bought a 79 Cressie from San Diego and drove it back to Albuquerque. Power was lacking and fuel economy was worse (13mpg). After connecting a few vacuum lines and a tune up, there's onl...

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