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Extremely Fun Stock Or With A Heavily Modded 2.0l Turbo — What can I say, I'm building it into a wicked insanely fast cornering machine. Fuel mileage is good untill you floor it of course and once I put performance suspension and brakes in it will handle amazing. Overall its expensive but fun

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

Pros: its responsive and fun to drive

Cons: if you lose control your screwed

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Freakin Awesome — I have put 1500 into this car and it runs great. It has 330,000 miles on it and I have never done any engine work on it. I love how unique it is and how well it handles. All in all its a really fun car.

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

Pros: Price, handling, and reliability.

Cons: Is small?

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Would Definitely Buy Another One. — It was a fun small 2 seat car to drive. For only having a 4 cylinder it was quite snappy and fast. Had better styling inside and out compared to the Fiero. Wish I still had one, but they don't work well with a family. It made a great touring car with actual trunks out front and in back. Best sports car made by Toyota next to the Supra. And more fun then the Celica Supras of the 80's.

Pros: Fun snappy car to drive. A poorman's Ferrari.

Cons: Limited interior room.

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Mr2 — this car was fast, triangular, and handled better than your mom. I wish i still owned it, because it completely owned so many others who tried to race it. The 4age ran perfect all the way to the 75000 rpm redline, not to many other cars can say that; however maintenance was a whole other issue. Headgasket went out, and parts for that car are hard to come by.

Pros: unique, fast, good handler

Cons: parts

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Mister2 — Nippy little 2-seater. Nice high rev engine with sufficient power. Excellent handling for an old standard car. Most fun in curvy tarmac country roads. Drives almost like a go cart. I had this for three years and I´m really wanting to buy another but with supercharged engine someday.

Pros: Very fun to drive and thrash around

Cons: Only 2 seats and very little space for anything else

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Have You Got Love For The Eighties? — Out of all the car's I have owned this was probably the worst. It was a dog all round. What I loved about the MR2 was iits styling I have a real love of the classic eighties wedge and pop up lights. The car was fun to drive, nice slick gear change engine revved to around 8000rpm (very impressive for something from 1986). The car was rear wheel drive which was fun but you always have the feeling if you push it too hard it could kill you. Mid engined rear wheel drive cars have a savage reputationfor this. The signs were not good from the start in terms of general condition. Signs of a little rust starting which took over a dodgy respray. It started to leak in water, eventually to a grand scale which lead to an embarrasing episode for one of my friends upon borrowing it (Jonny u know the story, if youre reading this). The reserve tank is non existant either as I found upon a daily commute and found myself out of fuel at the side of the road. Overall not the greatest of experiences but the car was 20 years old at the time and it ticked the box in terms of fun driving.

Pros: Eighties styling & slick gear change

Cons: Rusted like hell and leaked in water

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A True Sports Car — Bought this from my neighbor in 1994, drove it until 2007, had 450,000 KM on it's second motor, originally imported from New Zealand.Great inline four with a 7,600 rpm redline. Was getting 35 mpg until it needed a new headgasket, sold it cheap to a guy in Chilliwack. I was considering keeping it to convert to electric for about $6000 dollars but had no time or place to start the project, next time for sure!

Pros: Great balance and fuel mileage

Cons: Easy to write off

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Good Car For The Money — quicly getting to be a very rare car, and very advanced for the year. The dash is beautiful, as is the exterior styling.

Pros: beautiful, and very reliable

Cons: getting harder and harder to find.

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"a Road Going Go-kart." — This car is extremely unforgiving at first, taking a corner at like 60 and trying to drift was my first mistake. The car spun every-which way, until it stopped just in time to do no major damage. After taming the vehicle, it is easily the most fun car I've driven; the tail will come out pretty much whenever i want it to. Not the most practical car if you're looking to go grocery shopping or trying to carry luggage, but it fits my toolbox in the machine gun trunk, and the spare in the front, that's about all i can ask for.

Pros: Impeccable handling, great gas mileage, great driving position, beautiful styling inside and out.also inc

Cons: Not a whole lot of space. Starting to be 25+ years old. no more than you and one friend at a time.

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Two Seats.... Need I Say More. — Love this car, If i could get my hands on a cheap runner i'll have it tomorrow....

Pros: Rear wheel drive, mid engine, revs so fast it'll make your head spin.

Cons: Expensive repair bills.

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Reviews From Other Years

1995 Toyota MR2 Reviews

1996 Mr2 Le Mans Turbo By Jason

1996 MR2 Le Mans Turbo - great power from stand still and good traction. Rear wheel drive so great for car parks :-) Custom made exhaust that roars and pops just like an exhaust should do. Blitz dump ... Read More

Excelent By Jose

good car, drives like a dream and looks the part as well, mid engine rear wheel drive, it is a very cheap car in terms of gas milage and general up keep and its not to taxing to have f Read More

1994 Toyota MR2 Reviews

Great Summer Car For A Young Person. By Matt

Fast! Handled just fine round corners easy to get the back end out. Though wouldn't want to do it to often as the tyres were a tad expensive. Looked great with the roof off sounded great thanks to i... Read More

Best I've Owned By Melv

Epic cornering and general handling. Light and rocket acceleration. Cheap to run for a sports car and gets me from A to B fast and fun to drive everyday. Hardtop no leaks. Running all round toyo proxe... Read More

1993 Toyota MR2 Reviews

The Affordable Mid-engine Sportscar :) By Racer_X

Exotic looking ..sort of like a Ferrari, Mid-Engine design provided excellent handling, Very comfortable and well designed interior, Nice open air experience with high quality glass T-Tops that never ... Read More

Amazing Ride. By Kattallica

Fast great little car. Handles great. Lots of room. Comes with a factory premium sound system. Fast up hills. Easy on the eyes. Paid £650 for him. Great for these little English roads. Fits anywhere. ... Read More

1992 Toyota MR2 Reviews

Great 2 Seater Sports Car By Bryan

Amazing handling, with the N/A engine the performance is a bit lacking, but more than enough to have lots of fun. Great reliability, and an absolute blast to drive! If you know how to drive, and like... Read More

1992 Toyota Mr2 Coupe By David

Performance: Just right, Slow enough to cruise but quick enough to be a bit of fun. Brakes very good, handles nicely. Build Quality: Very Good. Appearance: Very Nice. Cost of Ownership: Seems thirsty ... Read More

1991 Toyota MR2 Reviews

Mr2 Sw20 Turbo ...fast, Fun, Sexy Hot Good Looking. By jeffyork40

What other car comes in this light, this powerful, this fast and handles this well for the money ? What other car can you buy this cheap that gives you exotic sports car looks performance and appeal a... Read More

A Great Choice If You're Looking For Something Fast And Fun Without Spending A Lot By Austin

For performance the MR2 is outclassed by most similar imports in a straight line. However, it can handle better than any Supra or Skyline you'll ever lay eyes on and is a very nimble car. It gets up... Read More

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