Used car review Toyota Paseo 1995-1999 |

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Used car review Toyota 1995-1999

Graham ?Smithy? reviews the used Toyota 1995-1999, its fine points, its and what to watch for when buying it.

The Paseo is one of those that get left behind there’s a choice of cars to home, but it shouldn’t simply be as unworthy of a second look. away below the Celica in the model range it was easy to or dismiss the Paseo. There much wrong with it, it was a engineered and built small but it simply lacked character.

It arrived here in 1991 as an and stylish small coupe below the Celica, but over its price crept up until it too expensive for what it was. By before Toyota unveiled the new its price was too close to that of its brother for comfort and sales had

The 1995 model was Toyota’s to redress the situation. The model was simplified and the price adjusted to make it more desirable.

At sight the Toyota Paseo late in 1995 seems a mild makeover of the previous but it was much more than There was enough change to it a new model in its own right.

Let’s be from the start, the Paseo have looked like a car, but it didn’t possess of the key things that make a car stand out to consider it anything than a stylish small

There was just one specification in the simplified model range released, and that generally midway between the base and versions of the previous model in of equipment.

If you took a quick you could be forgiven for thinking Toyota had pulled a con with the new it looked so much like its A longer look would a new car with an aggressive new profile and sheet metal.

There was now longer a grille, the bumper was revised and incorporated the air the roof line was sleeker more of a fastback than the model which had a more coupe roof line.

rear quarter windows the interior much lighter, but it couldn’t do much to increase the inside the Paseo, which was Average sized adults it very cramped in the rear, limited legroom and minimal making the experience uncomfortable at

If rear seat roominess a priority the rest of the Paseo’s was quite acceptable. The front were new and trimmed in a light material, which helped the interior lighter.

The list of standard features was long, with sports a four-speaker sound system, mirrors and windows, central cup holders and a tilt adjustable column.

Outside it had body bumpers, a neat rear rear window wiper and dress hub caps over wheels.

Power was from a double overhead camshaft four cylinder engine put out 69 kW at 5400 revs and 136 Nm at 4400 The numbers tell the story, the is no fireball.

Power delivery was and steady making the Paseo a driver rather than a road rager.

Transmission were a five-speed manual or a auto.

On the road the Paseo was competent than breathtaking, its handling balanced and ride comfortable.

were a combination of disc at the and drum at the rear, with ABS as part of the optional Safety which also included a airbag.

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Older 1995 of the EL54R Paseo will accumulated up to 150,000 km if they’ve in regular use; those the end of the model run in 1999 will around 100,000 km showing on odometers.

Pay $10,000-$11,000 for an early car in condition, add $5000 for a late in similar condition. Add $500 for one the Safety Pack.

The Paseo is a reliable little car and little wrong with it on a regular Look for a well cared for with low mileage if possible, and seek one with a service

Check for crash repairs, doors, varying panel and paint mismatches.

A driver’s was part of optional Safety which also included ABS A passenger’s airbag also available as an option from and seat belt pretensioners added as a standard feature March 1998.


Sybil Coppock’s short dictated her car be one that gave her in all driving conditions, but most good vision. After driving several vehicles she on a new 1996 Paseo. It has now done km and has met all her expectations for reliability, economy and Her only complaint is the poor of the boot lock emblem swivels to allow the key to be inserted and has failed, and she says the lack of in the rear seat would it cramped for a person of average

• Sleek fastback

• cramped interior, in the rear

• renowned reliability and build quality

modest performance

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