2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder Overview

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2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder Overview

The 2001 MR2 Spyder didn’t see any changes, as it was just introduced the year before.

The 2001 MR2 Spyder came in only one trim level, with no available options. The only choice buyers got to make was the color. The engine, which was mounted in the middle of the car, was a 1.8-liter, 138 horsepower four-cylinder. The transmission was a five-speed manual, and it had rear-wheel drive. The top is designed to sit flush with the body of the car when down, so no cover is required. Fuel economy is about 25/32.

Drivers of the 2001 MR2 Spyder say they love it because it is fun to drive, handles well, and looks good doing it. They also like the affordable price tag and the Toyota reliability. Some caution that repairs can be expensive due to the location of the engine, and most complain about the lack of storage space.

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    fjt1954
    30

    Anyone Have Electric Window Issues. My Passenger Side Just Stopped

    My passenger side window suddenly stopped working anyone have exoerience with this. Friend says probably switch but access to it is going to be interesting in center console. Radio antennae does not w...

    3,207 views with 37 answers (last answer about a month ago)
    JDtoy
    10

    Smt Caution Before Engine Removal.

    Before engine removal, repair manual says about smt transaxle: "SMT: REDUCE ACCUMLATOR PRESSURE (See page DI–3)". But page DI-3 is missing. Who can help?

    519 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
    Ryley Drake
    0

    2001 Mr2 Spyder?

    Just want to know the pros and cons about the 2001 MR2 Spyder. I know it is small and only has 2 seats and very small storage, so I was wondering if there are any other information about it such as ...

    177 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
    smokinpig
    0

    How Do You Replace A Bad Toyota Mr2 Spyder Hood Releasee Cable?

    The rear hood latch would not disengage when I pulled the release lever. I had to remove the two 12mm bolts on the latch to get it releases. The cable end is intact but the cable will not move in th...

    398 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)
    vango7171
    5

    Hi Idle When Warm

    Hi all I have a 2006 toyota corolla xrs engine in my 01 mr2 since my old one was done. im using a 2001 celica ecu. when cold it ildes at 2k rpm(normal). when warm it idles at 1500 rpm. I do not have a...

    157 views with 17 answers (last answer about a year ago)