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1997 Toyota Paseo
2 Dr STD Convertible
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$17,148
2 listings nationwide

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1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,110

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1997 Toyota Paseo
2 Dr STD Convertible

For its last year of production, Toyota added a convertible to the Paseo lineup. Despite having a small following of fans, Toyota decided to discontinue the small, sporty coupe after t...

1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe

Toyota dropped the 4-door Tercel sedan for 1998, leaving only the 2-door sedan. The remaining Tercel model did get a small makeover, including a new grille, front fascia, tail lamps, r...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1997 Toyota Paseo
2 Dr STD Convertible
35
Cody 1997 Toyota Paseo 2 Dr STD ConvertibleReview:

Compact Convertible — I am use to my Celica, but other than that, this car is awesome. Of course Toyota is known for maki...

1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe
Guru52VPX writes:
Driving a 98 auto, 4 speed at the moment. Cheap on gas, reliable, works like a champ at 270k. Replaced rear s...
Looks/Style Ranked 1985 Toyota Van better.
"The 1984 to 1989 North American toyota van is the godess of all mini vans."
115
tempest350 1998 Toyota Tercel 2 Dr CE CoupeReview:

The 98 Tercel Was One Of The Best Cars I Have Ever Owned. — I used to own a 1998 Toyota Tercel, and if you do find one for sale you might want to consider it. M...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

25
Kéven 1998 Toyota Tercel 2 Dr CE CoupeReview:

Termobile — very good car i really like it because is black and i have a spoiler on the back. But its not a beau...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

1997 Toyota Paseo
2 Dr STD Convertible
1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
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25 MPG
27 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
--
32 MPG
35 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 11 gal 11 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
93 hp @ 5,400 RPM
93 hp @ 5,400 RPM
93 hp @ 5,400 RPM
93 hp @ 5,400 RPM
Torque
100 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
100 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
100 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
100 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
9.4:1
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--
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.91 in x 3.43 in
2.91 in x 3.43 in
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--
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver -- 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional Optional
Cassette Player Optional Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Optional Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.1 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 30 in 31.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 6.6 cu ft 9.3 cu ft
Exterior
Length 163.3 in 161.8 in
Width 65.4 in 64.8 in
Height 51 in 53.2 in
Wheelbase 93.7 in 93.7 in

Available Options

1997 Toyota Paseo
2 Dr STD Convertible
1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe

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