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1990 Toyota Tercel 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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The Most Reliable Car That Came Free Of Charge And Well Maintained. — Excellent performance, appearance and lots of fun to drive because everything works except the radio on/off switch. It cuts off when its needs oil. Stops cold only when in need of a new battery. However, the doors and dashboard assemblies vibrate loudly. I am going to try tightening them down. AC keeps on cooling. CV axles new, as is timing belt which didn't need replacing but had it done anyway. I wish I got better gas mileage than approximately 15 mpg in stop and go traffic. I wish I got better gas mileage though. I love my Tercel; got it for free with 113,000 miles on the odometer vs. 137,723 as of 5/25/11. Only had to pay for registration and tags to own outright. Routine maintenance costs since 2005 have been less than $1,000.00 A coat of paint would make the faded original cherry red paint pop.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: 21 years old and counting.

Cons: It was made to conform to 55mph speed limit of the late 80's and early 90's

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1990 Toyota Tercel 2 Dr Deluxe Coupe Review
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Its Better Than My Chevy Blazer. — I Like my Toyota Tecel.Though I bought a 1990 it a few months ago. I recently drove it up a steep Mountain and now My engine sounds like it may blow a valve at any second. I need help. over all its a creat clean car. and it wants to be driven.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Its better than the pinto. LoL

Cons: It cant go 120 mph.

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1990 Toyota Tercel 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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Good Point A To Point B Kind Of Car. — It runs like a champ, however it is not a top of the line Toyota. I bought this as a second owner. I got it from a little old lady who used it to go to the doctor and around town. She kept it decent condition, however it has caused me some minor problems.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Cheap to maintain

Cons: Hard to handle, good for just aroung town

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1990 Toyota Tercel 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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First Love Was A Pile Of Crap — While there were less redeeming factors than I have arms, I still loved this car. It boke down regularly, was damaged, and had poor performance, it was my first car and Iloved it.

Pros: decent gas mileage

Cons: it's a Tercel

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1990 Toyota Tercel 2 Dr EZ Hatchback Review
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Slow, Fuel Efficient And Reliable. — Slow, fuel efficient and reliable.

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1990 Toyota Tercel 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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Great Little Car — This is my daughters first car. Except for needing a paint job its a cute little car that is excellent on gas.

Owner for 0 years, 4 months

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Reviews From Other Years

1998 Toyota Tercel Reviews

Great Car By Robyn

Great little car, thou 98 Horse power was a bit low. Standard that it was, was great for fuel economy. Great commuter car. Great in snow as well. I got almost 600 Kilometres out of a tank of gas.I n... Read More

The 98 Tercel Was One Of The Best Cars I Have Ever Owned. By tempest350

I used to own a 1998 Toyota Tercel, and if you do find one for sale you might want to consider it. Mine was a teal green color, with a grey interior and 4 spd. manual transmission. When I bought it it... Read More

1997 Toyota Tercel Reviews

Small Engine Great Performance By Koushul

Great car + good fuel economy, great aceleration up to 60mph about 6 seconds, stock suspension are a bit fussy, cant take hard cornering, maintenance cost is extremely low, easy to drive, takes all th... Read More

1997 Tercel Ce By Joel

I bought this car in 2006. Its not very fast but it is very fuel friendly. Now a days you need one of this to move around. I have done a couple of thing to keep it looking good and I love it. Next... Read More

1996 Toyota Tercel Reviews

Clean Cal Title By woodie

this car did everything i hoped it would do.low cost to operate ,looked and drove great. i looked at many other cars before i bought this one. i was in the car biz for over 26 years and know how to sp... Read More

Nice Small Car With Good Mileage By jrmosby

Good gas mileage (35-38 hwy; 28-32 town); room for 4 small adults and some luggage, fold down rear seats making it easy to carry up to 8' boards; good around town and short trip vehicle; no rust yet; ... Read More

1995 Toyota Tercel Reviews

Tercel Sounds Like [steve] Urkle By Lnny

The Toyota Tercel is a reminder of how I met my significant other. When I assumed title from her, I knew my swingin single days were over. And once I had to add a babyseat in it, I went from "lady k... Read More

Great Fun Car, Gets Good Mileage. By timboslice

I do like my tercel alot. I bought it in April with 203k on it. Since then, i had to replace the deck, speakers, tires, brake master cylinder, brake pads, calipers, fluid, and rotors. It is probably b... Read More

1994 Toyota Tercel Reviews

Awesome By babydoll26

this car is great for a first time starter car and is cheap on gas and insurance and does the trick for a small family car.....it is a fun car to drive and you will enjoy yourself! I would never get r... Read More

I Would Never Own Anything Else! By Christopher

I love my car. It looks great, handles like its on rails, gets looks. and has a full roll cage. Its Turbocharged and has plenty of torque. Everything is custom. Has 15" OZ Racing Cynos HRZ rims wrappe... Read More

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