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1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,110
2020 Toyota Yaris
L Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,645
12 listings nationwide

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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...

2020 Toyota Yaris
L Sedan FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The all-new 2020 Yaris Hatchback proves that small cars don’t have to be boring and that affordable cars don’t have to look and feel cheap. The Yaris Hatchback will compete against car...

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

2020 Toyota Yaris
L Sedan FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe
2020 Toyota Yaris
L Sedan FWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
--
32 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
35 MPG
--
40 MPG
39 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11 gal 11.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
93 hp @ 5,400 RPM
93 hp @ 5,400 RPM
106 hp @ 6,000 RPM
106 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
100 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
100 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
103 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
103 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
12:1
12:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
2.93 in x 3.38 in
2.93 in x 3.38 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Side Driver 3 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional --
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 41.9 in
Back Legroom 31.9 in 34.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 9.3 cu ft 13.5 cu ft
Exterior
Length 161.8 in 171.2 in
Width 64.8 in 66.7 in
Height 53.2 in 58.5 in
Wheelbase 93.7 in 101.2 in

Available Options

1998 Toyota Tercel
2 Dr CE Coupe
2020 Toyota Yaris
L Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Chromium
  • Frost
  • Graphite
  • Icicle
  • Pulse
  • Sapphire
  • Stealth

Option Packages

  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XT9000)

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