The History of Toyota Carina Wagon

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The History Of Toyota Carina

The Toyota Carina was a Japanese car, initially launched in and exported to Europe, the USA and UK. It finished in 2000 as a mid-sized four-door sold in the Japanese market. It was marketed as a four-door version of the Over time, it became a car to the Corona but was sportier, with bodywork and interior—aimed at the youth and generally filling a niche the Corolla and Corona. At that it was replaced by the Allion.

The Carina has been used in markets than the USA at various times to other cars, usually the However, the Japanese-market Carina was a car entirely.

According to the Toyota Carina in Japanese Wikipedia, the inspiration for the Carina came from the star cluster.

The first-generation was manufactured in 1970 (and in the UK in October 1971). It was also to the US, but sales volumes were US exports stopped after 2 years.

The following details to models landed in the UK:

1971 OHV engine, 4-speed gearbox and disc brakes.

1972 Revised body new rear light cluster and cap repositioned in rear quarter restyled front grille and

1974 Revised specification sealed cooling system, brakes, restyled wheels flared wheel arches, and interior fittings.

1976 New and rear-end styling, dual-line system with servo and a handbrake and gear lever. was increased slightly.

The following applied to models landed in the UK:

New model introduced with body and completely new interior. transmission option available. The car was with the same 2T motor as the 1970-77 1600-cc models estate car introduced with leaf-spring rear suspension.

1980 All models have front- and rear-end styling and equipment, also improved specification.

1981 All models estate car fitted with gearbox as standard, with transmission option.

Starting the fourth Generation, the Carina the Corona platform for four-door The Carina RWD platform 2-door Surf, Carina Van continue to use the A platform until 1988.


For the European market, the Carina II was the Generation Toyota Corona.


For more information, see Toyota ED.

Corona EXiV

A sister car was as the Corona Exiv. In 1992, repeated the product planning on a hardtop, the Sprinter Marino and Ceres.

In 1993 the Celica, ED and Exiv were redesigned to the larger Toyota JZX90 II, after which the product were discontinued in 1998.


The Carina E was the European version of the Generation Corona.

In 1996, a GT was reintroduced with a 5-valve-A-cylindered head (means black 4A-GE engine and 5-speed C56 transmission. In 1998, the GT was equipped a 6-speed C160 manual

In 1984 in Europe, the Carina was by the Corona but rebadged as the Carina II. continued with the new model in 1988 and, subsequently, the E introduced in 1992 was also a as was a so-called Avensis which it in 1997. In 2003, this was in replaced by the car badged also in as the Avensis.

The Carina has developed a cult following in parts of the and West of Ireland, particularly Donegal, with the Carina II popular.

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