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Used Toyota Celica

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Consumer Reviews

Excellent Quality!

By on Saturday, April 24, 2010

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
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

"My Celica GTS has 260,000 miles on the ORIGINAL MOTOR. It doesn't burn or leak any fluids at all yet. I've used full synthetic 5w30 oil and premium 93 gasoline. Premium gas is required because the gts engine has a very high compression (11.5:1) It is decently fast (compare with Integra GSR). The only problems it has had so far: 3rd gear is starting to grind. A shifter cable broke while shifting gears (very difficult to replace). The front wheel bearings wore out and started making noise. Everything else still works great! I only wish Toyota had used softer materials for the interior which feels like cheap plastic. The leather feels great and is very durable however. Oh and the car is very resistant to rusting underneath, considering ohio's salty snowy roads. If my celica blows up after 300,000 miles, I will not hesitate to go buy another one."

7 people out of 7 found this review helpful

Sporty, sexy and yes reliable!

By on Thursday, February 02, 2012

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 123,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Pros: "comphy front seats, mpg, handling, styling,"

Cons: "cop magnet, road noise, blind spot"

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

"I bought my 2001 Toyota Celica GT nearly a year ago, and I have to say, I'm loving it! The dark blue(almost black) paint has held up well(only minor scratches, and paint is just starting to wear a little but not bad), and out of any coupe I have laid eyes upon, this car out sexes them all! I mean literally the car is sexy! I go to UO and many of my fellow students and friends have complimented me on the cars styling, by far the best looking car of that era, and the looks still hold up today, even compared to modern vehicles. I also have not had a problem with the car mechanically, she purrs like a kitten and gives superior performance. My step dad is a mechanic and after inspecting the car has informed me that she still has many years to go, atleast 10 or more. One thing I recommend is the boost you can buy that keeps the cars insides clean and efficient, you just put it in the gas tank every 5-7 fill ups and your good to go, really helps since this car has a tight engine. Also it is recommended,(even if you have the GT) that every 10 fill ups you put premium in the car, GT does not normally require but it enhances the VVTI engine. Other than that just normal maintenance, oil changes etc.(synthetic is also recommended past 120k for these cars). One last note is that if you go over rough road,(pot holes, back country) you may want to rotate and align the car every 6-9 months, it really enhances the handling. All these are optional but I really baby my car, lover her! The pro's include: handling, gas millege(31-33 average), comphy front seats/controls(feels like cockpit!), rear hatchback space, moonroof, ipodhook up, spunky, amazing styling,realiable and tons more! Cons are few but present: blind spot over shoulder(not bad, use mirrors), rear seats are really only made for small children/dogs, the engine has been said to be underpowered but unless you nascar racing it should be fine, most def is spunky, and last is the road noise which is average for a coupe, again not horrible but a good stereo fixes that! Overal 9/10, an amazing car love it!"

6 people out of 6 found this review helpful

I would buy it again!

By on Friday, December 28, 2007

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
9/10

"Pros: -Sleek lines, sporty look, well built -Excellent handling(very nimble) and great gas mileage(up to 37 all freeway). -comfortable racing seats, easy-to-find interior controls. Good display panel. -very reliable, as of 78K no major repairs. -nice sound system(6-speaker with CD & cassette). Cons: -noisy from engine and wind outside -not roomy enough for tall people. -blind spots"

6 people out of 6 found this review helpful