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1985 Toyota Celica GT-S Hatchback Review
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75

The Typical Mid 1980's Red 2 Door Sports Car (near Convertable) With An Electric Sunroof! — Everyone who has driven the "toy" loves it. I bought it to enter it in off road rally events and car club activities but it's in such great condition for a 25 year old car and it's so much fun to drive on the road that I can't bring myself to thrash it on the dirt. I have decided to keep it tidy, original and have fun on the road instead.

Pros: fun, well built, tuff, electric sunroof, sporty, drives great, plenty of power, great on fuel, easy to look after

Cons: body has a few scratches and marks, 25 years old, no power steering

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1985 Toyota Celica GT-S Hatchback Review
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Pure Fun — This was SUCH a fun car to drive. The car is low enough and the wheelbase is wide enough that the car cornered on rails. The manual transmission is a must. It's the only way you get to *feel* the car as you drive.

Pros: ~Fast and fun to drive
~Corners beautifully
~Very reliable

Cons: ~None

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1985 Toyota Celica GT-S Hatchback Review
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35

Strong And Sporty — Very fun to drive car, good power. Electronic Dash one needs to get used to, but very usable Flip up lights cheesy

Pros: Reliable, and powerful for old 4 cyl.

Cons: Fold up lights froze up in winter.

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1985 Toyota Celica GT Hatchback Review
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25

Sweet Looking Car — love the style and its the last of its kind before they went front wheel drive with them

Pros: nice car

Cons: not alot of space but good enough

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1985 Toyota Celica GT-S Hatchback Review
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This Is My 85 Celica I Got A Few Years Ago, After Some Mods Its A Great Car — As of now ive overhauled almost the whole interior, freshended up the 303,000 mile engine, and i have some handeling goodies that will give a mini cooper a run for its money, plus a rwd torquey toyota is always fun.

Pros: this car handels and corners like a dream

Cons: needs more power

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1985 Toyota Celica GT Hatchback Review
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35

Great Time-less Car — great car for the money nowadays, only drawback is common rust behind rear wheel wells

Pros: small, light, fast, sexy

Cons: truck engine in sports car

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1985 Toyota Celica GT-S Hatchback Review
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My Favorite Car I've Ever Driven. — 3rd generation Celicas are stupidly reliable. engines are known to well outlast the car. GT-S have Supra suspension designed by Lotus and Supra brakes, so handling is tight and precise and brakes are more than adequate. Liftbacks have the timeless, streamlined looks so they are definitely sexy cars. Interior is filled with features and comfortable. Their only real drawback is the USDM Celicas instead of coming with turbo 1.8Ls, came with the pick-up derived 22R 2.4L, which istead of giving it great top end speed, gives it immediate engine response. The 22R needs some modification from stock to be fast but is still a great engine.

Pros: Handling, braking, acceleration, appearance, extremely reliable.

Cons: Hard to find parts, low top end power, rust issues (from being 20 years old)

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1985 Toyota Celica GT-S Hatchback Review
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I Love It. — Its my daily driver car is amazing and you can fish tail the car on fast u-turns.

Owner for 22 years, 6 months

Miles Driven per Year:500

Cons: timing chain needs to be replaced at 130k+ miles

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1985 Toyota Celica GT-S Convertible Review
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A True Classic. I Will Never Get Rid Of This Car. Bought It On Ebay For $1600.00 — I bought this car on ebay for $1600.00 from the original owner in 2004. All it needed was a new exhaust system. car is completely stock and everything works. Even the top was in great condition. It was a California car so it has no rust. 170,000 miles and she purrs like a kitten. Even the convertible top is in decent condition for the age. I have owned Toyotas for nearly 25 years and still think the 22r and re were the most durable 4 cyl ever built. 85 and older rear wheel drives are getting hard to come by so if you have keep it as it will only appreciate in value. well gotta go now. see ya.

Owner for 2 years, 9 months

Miles Driven per Year:2,500

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1985 Toyota Celica GT-S Coupe Review
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85

My 85 Celica Gts Coupe Still Runs Like New In 2007, Bullet Proof Engine — "Planned Obsolescence"? Not with this car. Love at first sight, I bought this car right off of the showroom floor in 1985 and I have maintained it like my life mattered on it's existence. Looks showroom new I will never sell or trade in this car, because I doubt I will ever find another car as reliable and as overall excellent as this car has been to me.

Owner for 22 years, 2 months

Miles Driven per Year:7,000

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Reviews From Other Years

2005 Toyota Celica Reviews

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

The Dog's By Ben

0-62...6.6 !!! top end... limited 155mph !!!! wat more is there to say. But very greedy on the petrol and super unleaded racks up the pounds!! Great bit of fun, but keeps you pooor, 7months on it stil... Read More

2004 Toyota Celica Reviews

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

Best Sport Car For The Money By GTS_Bruce31

The Celica GTS is one of the best made sport cars of old. It is no longer in prodduction and is very much in demand. A great fun car to drive that turns everyones head when you pass by. Hate to have t... Read More

2003 Toyota Celica Reviews

Sporty Ride. By Caliman73

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 Azereza

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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