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1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,110
1984 Toyota Starlet
STD Hatchback
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$6,088

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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...

1984 Toyota Starlet
STD Hatchback
No Expert Reviews

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

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

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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

1984 Toyota Starlet
STD Hatchback
No User Reviews

Specs

1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe
1984 Toyota Starlet
STD Hatchback
Powertrain 4-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
--
32 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
35 MPG
--
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
93 hp @ 5,400 RPM
93 hp @ 5,400 RPM
58 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
100 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
100 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
67 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
9:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
1,300 cc
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional --
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Side Driver 3 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Optional --
Cassette Player Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Optional --
Power Door Locks Optional --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 40 in
Back Legroom 31.9 in 29 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 9.3 cu ft --
Exterior
Length 161.8 in 153 in
Width 64.8 in 60 in
Height 53.2 in 54 in
Wheelbase 93.7 in 90.5 in

Available Options

1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe
1984 Toyota Starlet
STD Hatchback

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