Toyota Tercel Review from Chile

1995 Toyota Tercel LEi 1.5 16V

Year of manufacture1995
First year of ownership1998
Most recent year of ownership2000
Engine and transmission 1.5 16V Manual
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 6 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.6 / 10
Distance when acquired37000 kilometres
Most recent distance113000 kilometres


Very reliable and fast small car


I had to replace the rear shock absorbers at 110,000 kms.

General Comments:

The suspension is too soft for a serious driver. My small Fiat has a lot better suspension.

The roof is too low if you are tall.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 27th December, 2000

Average review marks: 8.6 / 10, based on 1 review