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1987 Toyota Celica ST CoupeReview
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Great, Sporty, Affordable, Reliable Car! — The car runs well. It's not a powerful car although for it's age it's not too bad. The handling is really good, so through corners it's a great car to drive, but going up a steep hill or dragging off powerful cars it's not great. It's geared pretty well, comfortable to drive and spacious front seats. If you're unlucky to sit in the back of one you wouldn't have much room to do anything, so unless you're small or going for a short trip you wouldn't want to sit in the back. The styling is quite nice though. Sleak lines, pop-up lights, pretty low as standard. It does have some tacky plastics on it, and standard mag wheels are samll, but for an old car that's not a classic you can't expect much and it's certainly better than your average 1987 standard road car. It's pretty good on fuel costs. Maintenance and repair bills are cheap. Parts are easy to find. The car is pretty reliable anyway, so if you get it checked then you can't go wrong. Overall for it's year and price it's a great car.

Pros: Reliability, handling, styling, affordability, running costs.

Cons: Lack of power.

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1987 Toyota Celica GT HatchbackReview
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St165 Toyota Celica Gt-four — Great overall car. The king of Celica rally cars. Nice, even power with great handling for a car of it's age. Love it.

Pros: Unique
Rare
Very fast
Great 80's styling

Cons: Getting an old car
A little rust coming out

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1987 Toyota Celica GT HatchbackReview
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When Toyota Made Fun Cars.... — A £350 temporary car that turned out to (currently) the most fun car I've owned. Nice and low to the ground, low seating position, nice clutch, hardly any body roll, handled well even on the crappy worn re-treaded tires it came with. The cam belt broke, but I probably drove it too hard for an 18 year old car... but once fixed it drove like new again. Wy did toyota give up making fun cars like these?

Pros: Fun, flip up lights

Cons: a bit rusty, and the cam belt broke

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1987 Toyota Celica GT-S ConvertibleReview
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Great Car Great For Fixer Upper Awsome Trade In Value Awsome Engine.. — great car fun to drive fast can only imagine what a turbo some high compression pistons with after market exhaust could do..

Owner for 0 years, 6 months

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1987 Toyota Celica GT CoupeReview
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Toyota Trying To Go Honda Font Wheel Drive — 1st What I don`t like about this car is the coil is inside the Distributor and its attached side-ways to the head when oil leaks inside the distributor shaft it leaks goes down and shorts out the coil it starts to expand "cracks-open" inside the distributor. and presto -your dead 2nd the water pump is buried together with the Timing belt ,so as the water pump becomes old it puts stress on the belt and presto -your dead in the middle of the freeway with a dead car. 3rd this really is bad ,you have a Freeze Plug just behind the power steering pump in the block it`s hard to get too. Check this one well check em all . this plug started leaking on my engine on the freeway. what happened next was the water pump bearing burned up then I lost all my water over heated engine destroyed the engine.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Good on gas

Cons: Smog Parts are expensive,very low to the ground  coil spring weak.

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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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