"I have had this car for 10 years & 180,000 miles. I have taught two kids to drive manual transmission with it. It was what I expect form Toyota; a great, reliable car at a fair price that I don't worry 'when is she going to die?'"
"had this 98 for 11 years now. very pleased with it. at 41000 miles the transmission went 3 days before the powertrain warranty expired. i was very very upset thinking the worst. i was borderline ready for a strait jacket. but they replaced the trans and the car slowly became my friend again. it's a 2.2 liter and it's smooth and quick and gets excelant gas mileage. 21 in the city and 28 to 34 on the highway. i do my own maintanance and i have to say it's very easy compared to others. had to replace the starter at 70000 and even that was a breeze beings it's up on top.i don't put much miles on so i hope to have it another 11 years. only thing wrong with these cars is the price tag. a little expensive for how little ya get. felt like crying when a friend picked me up in a hyundai sonata that he bought for 5 grand less with the v6,sunroof and cd changer."