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1991 Toyota Tercel 4 Dr DX Sedan Review

The Best Car Ever — I love this car. Sheer power and performance in every gear. This car has a wopping 82 horse power and uses every bit of it. Great gas milage for a sports car. This is the greatest car I have ever encountered and will continue driving it until the day it dies on the road.

Pros: power, gas milage

Cons: none

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1991 Toyota Tercel 2 Dr STD Coupe Review

It Was Mostly Luck, And The Need For An Economy Car, But It's Been Mostly Positive, With The Good Outweighing The Bad — I have owned my 1991 Tercel for 5 years, and have put 30,000 miles on it. I have had a minimal amount of repairs done to it. With gas price situation so critical, great gas mileage and no car payments, as my mechanic told me, "You can't beat it, this is a great, simple, stick shift car". I will continue to keep it and maintain it as if it were a high priced vehicle.

Owner for 5 years, 6 months

Miles Driven per Year:6,500

Pros: great performance with stick shift even though 4 cylinder. Engine partially rebuilt, shaved heads!

Cons: Uncomfortable seats, but I have resolved that, and now I have very comfortable seats. No place for a drink holder, but I have resolved that also. If anyone is interested in resolving these issues, email me

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1991 Toyota Tercel 4 Dr DX Sedan Review

Reliable, Basic Car. Read Full Review. — Style was nice, similar to Honda Civic of same time period. Small car. Interior somewhat basic; had to upgrade to aftermarket stereo. Cheap to run. Drive was nice, though not very sporty. Not a peppy engine. At 130,000 miles, connecting rod blew hole in engine. This was an unusual case, as other people I know still have this same car and did not experience this.

Pros: Overall reliable.  

Cons: See full review.

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1991 Toyota Tercel 2 Dr DX Coupe Review

Simple, Economical, And Ultra-reliable — Owned from 1998 to 2003. Son owned from 2003 to 2006. Now owned by brother-in law. Since I bought it with 120,000 km on it, the family has added some 200,000 km to it with very few issues. Consistently excellent gas mileage, in the 40 miles per imperial gallon range - sometimes even better. Parts for this car were readily available and usually inexpensive. Engine was easy to work on. Oil changes were particularly easy - 10 minutes with hand tools in my driveway.

Pros: easy to maintain. Standard shift. hydraulic clutch. Dash clock from Toyota Paseo is a bolt-in. Ultra-reliable car. Seat mechanism on two-door model passenger seat (to access rear) is well designed. Controls and instruments are simple, easy to use and well laid out. Cupholders are particularly well designed and sturdy.

Cons: no air conditioning. less than 100 hp. Seats/suspension too firm for comfort on longer trips.

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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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