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2003 Toyota Celica

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Information shown for entry-level Hatchback.

Fuel Economy:
City 23/Hwy 30/Comb 26 MPG
Max Seating: 4
Engine: 4-Cyl, 1.8 Liter Transmission: Manual, 5-Spd
Country of Origin: Japan Country of Assembly: Japan

2003 Toyota Celica Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
9.4
Out of 10

Based on 462 Ratings for the 2000 - 2005 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    9.5/10
    Quality
    9.5/10
  • Reliability
    9.7/10
    Performance
    9.5/10
  • Comfort
    9.0/10
    Styling
    9.6/10

Best car ever, zero has gone wrong in 10 years!

By on Tuesday, February 17, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 40,400

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Fun to drive, great mileage, hatchback easy."

Cons: "Hatchback is heavy to lift."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Purchased in red, on my mid life crisis, 50th Birthday and Best Car Ever! Zero maintenance cost except for one battery. Oh, and for leaving the sunroof open in a poring rain-- which cost plenty for dealership to suck it out about two weeks after it was mine. I hope someday it will be the best, FIRST car ever for some lucky teen-- as I have yet to drive though McDonald's without a teen complimenting, "Cool Car!" 2005 RED GTS TOYOTA CELICA, with spoiler and 45,000 Grammy miles. Some kid is going to be lucky real soon-- cause it's getting harder each day to get in and out my LOW, sporty "cool car!" Get up and go, power, speed-- more than any kid needs-- including me. So, why don't they make them still? Too, reliable I suppose."

1 person out of 1 found this review helpful

Very reliable and maintenance free.

By on Thursday, February 12, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 65,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Ready to go all the time."

Cons: "small back seat, blind spots in the rear"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"Bought this car 4 1/2 years ago with 47,000 miles on it. Had my mechanic service it and all it needed to pass inspection was a new set of Michelin tires. Runs well and regularly gets 27 mpg with my foot into it. Replaced the factory stereo with a Pioneer double deck that included Ipod capability, aux input, CD and DVD, bluetooth, plus AM FM stereo and added a Back-up camera. I only drive it about 4000 miles a year. Its fun to drive and shift through the gears. Besides oil changes and other routine work, Cannot complain."

Amazing Car

By on Thursday, November 06, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 200,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"It's the best car I have ever owned. Expect maintenance, I have never spent not even a penny for fixing this car for 5 years so far... Free of any problems...Highly recommend it..."

11 people out of 17 found this review helpful

Great car. Would definitely buy another if made.

By on Sunday, September 28, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 115,600

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "good looks, fun to drive, comfortable"

Cons: "needs snow tires to drive in snow"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Very sporty, good-looking car. Quick acceleration, handles well, and gets good gas mileage (approx. 27 mpg) on regular gas (although premium is recommended by Toyota). Good trunk space (easily handles a set of golf clubs) and comfortable head, shoulder and leg-room for the driver (I'm 6" 2") and passenger. Very cramped for back seat passengers."

10 people out of 20 found this review helpful

Best car we've ever owned.

By on Wednesday, August 27, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 230,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "slot car. great mpg. looks cool."

Cons: "they don't make them anymore :("

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Handles like a slot car. Over 30+ mpg always. 230,00 mi. on original clutch (lots of freeway miles), but it's starting to burn oil (valves). Put on snow tires and it will go anywhere in the snow."

5 people out of 6 found this review helpful

I love my car. I was hit by a car unable to drive

By on Sunday, July 06, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 66,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
Not Rated
Reliability
Not Rated
Quality
Not Rated
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "fun to drive"

Cons: "none"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

Best Car Ever!

"I would keep my car but cannot drive anymore due to an accident, Best car I ever had. Now it belongs to my son ."

7 people out of 11 found this review helpful

Best Car Ever!

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