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1980 Toyota CelicaReview
Brett writes:

My Favorite Car I Owned While Growing Up — I chose this car on the strength of Toyota's reputation, and it never disappointed me. I used it daily for commuting to and from school over many years, and over almost 100,000 miles. The best part was that when I bought it, there were already 127,000 miles on it. When sold, it had 225,000 miles. I loved its reliability, durability, and ease of repair. I learned to perform many types of repair on the car, not due to any fault of the car, but simply due to its age and use. I rebuilt the carburetor (a wonder of pre-injection smog-equipped complexity), pulled the transmission to replace some synchros, replaced the driveshaft, re-drilled and tapped the exhaust manifold studs, fitted headers, the list goes on. It is the car I think of fondly when I think of my youth.

Pros: Reliable, easy to fix, inexpensive and very readily available parts.

Cons: Slightly low on power, and a little heavy.

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1980 Toyota CelicaReview
Mitch writes:

Super Strong — i bought this car off of a friend in high school for 300 bucks. one day while driving to work someone pulled out in front of me and i slammed into the side of a him and the passenger side was really messed up, but i drove it home. thats toyota quality right there.

Pros: very well built

Cons: not alot of power

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1980 Toyota CelicaReview
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My Second Car — This car was an upgrade from my 1976 Celica ST Coupe. It had more refinement and luxury features, plus newer body redesign with more up to date lines. Still had that great 20R engine though. I kept it four years.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: At the time, AC, power steering, cruise control and a 5-speed were really nice features to be included.

Cons: Those non-stock wire wheels.  Looked good if constantly shined, but rusted quickly.

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2005 Toyota Celica Reviews

Review By Surfdb

Valued to high for this particular car it better be in perfect condition and stock Read More

Great Vehicle, Though I Reccomend Making The Step Up To A Gt-s Variant. By Anthony

Great Acceleration though spotty at times, 1.8 Liter Inline 4, 140 HP/125 lbs. of Torque, Nice build quality, durable for sure, Great exterior styling, very sleek vehicle, Gas Mileage was decent on lo... Read More

2004 Toyota Celica Reviews

Review By kurt

Has a beautiful and graceful body(aerodynamics) Vents in the right places. Great gas mileage and engine life. Very sporty. Read More

Awesome Look, Low Operation Cost, Low Power By Frédéric

Really reliable car. Great on fuel economy, good brakes and handling. Fun to drive and this car is definetly a head turner... But for those who quantify performance only by horsepower, this car is... Read More

2003 Toyota Celica Reviews

Sporty Ride. By Gabriel

I really like how it handles. You never feel like you can't take that curve. Acceleration is crisp and responsive. Braking is good. The Toyota Celica is a great car for a fun spin around town and surp... Read More

Celica Gt Is Acceptable By Syed

For a relatively inexpensive used car, it is a good buy. I broke the manual transmission when I was younger because of stupid driving, and replacement was 1600 dollars (paid a dealer. Stupid on me). A... Read More

2002 Toyota Celica Reviews

Love It By Fem_I_am

Overall great car. Good first car or second car. Great fuel economy. Love this car. The power at 140+/- HP for a small car is great but could be better. The handling is great along with the styling. W... Read More

Fast And Furious By Fastandfurious

Fantastic car. Great gas miliage. Acceleration is there. Braking, you can stop on a dime. Handles like a BMW. Definately in control while driving it. It's a blast to drive. Never raced it, but I woul... Read More

2001 Toyota Celica Reviews

Its Amazing By spider72012

I liked the sporty feel without the high price of a high end sports car. it really made me a happy camper to show off my car to friends and family. I really recommend this car to any safe and responsi... Read More

The Best Celica Ever By Kieth

fun car to drive, great performance and gas mileage. This is one car Toyota never should've stopped making. Scion TC is a very poor replacement, especially since the Supra died along with the Celica... Read More

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