New Toyota MR2 Spyder Ratings

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Toyota MR2 Spyder All Years
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    2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder - (M5)

    Pros: Sporty appearance

    Cons: cargo space and lack of cruise control

    Advice: Buy it for fun, not to be practical

    The car is an absolute blast to drive. Great fun at an affordable price! However, if anyone knows where I can get an aftermarket cruise control installed, please let me know.

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    2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder - (M5)

    Pros: Mid-engine handling.

    Cons: Dealing with dealership untruths.

    Advice: Find somebody other than Toyota dealership to service it.

    Loved everything about the car except the insulting buying experience. True sportscar feel with surprisingly ample 1.8-liter power. Great fun to drive, so long as you don't pack anything larger than a wallet.

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    2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder - (M5)

    Pros: Top down on country roads with my 3 year old daughter in the front seat

    Cons: It is hard to find fault with this car, but if I have to say anything, unable to drive in snow on stock tires due to poor handling, need special tires

    Advice: Don't buy this as a primary car, you will regret it.

    Excellent 2nd car, fun to drive and cheap (local mechanic can change the oil and do regular maintaince as compared to other exotic cars which you have to take to a dealer $$$$$) This is the only car which I have fallen in love with.

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    2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder - (M5)

    Pros: The whole package

    Cons: No cargo space

    Advice: Go for it, you won't be disapponited!

    and now a word from/for the ladies...this car is a head-turner! You'll get a lot of attention with this Spyder! I owned a 1987 MR2 and thought that was fun. No comparison to this new Spyder! It looks, feels and handles better than the BMW Z4 that I test drove and, it has the Toyota name on it. A great value, a great car.

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    2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder - (M5)

    Pros: perfomance

    Cons: getting in and out

    Advice: get at least 2K off list price.

    I simply cannot get the smile off my face when I drive this little car. It turns the highway into an absolute playground. I have owned a SLK 320 and believe it or not I find this car much better value, more fun to drive. Highly recommended for what it is meant to be....a second car for leisure driving and kicking up the fun level of driving to a whole new level. Enjoy.

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    2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder - (M5)

    Pros: The ease of operating the 6-speed sequential transmission

    Cons: Storage space constraints

    Advice: If you can find one in the color you want

    OK...here's the word from a (slightly) senior who's ever-increasingly desirous of staying young. BUY THIS CAR! I've only had my Spyder for a few days and I've already shed several years. The look, the feel, the responsiveness, the ease of operation, all are giving me exactly what I was looking for in a sportscar. The years I've waited to be in this position have been worth the investment. Everything considered (to include the price), I made an outstanding decision with this purchase.

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    2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder - (M5)

    Pros: handling

    Cons: trunk space limited

    Advice: Just drive it

    The sequential transmission sold me. I have bad knees and a clutch took the fun out of the sports car feeling for me. Now I get the control back of shifting even more accuratly. Very nice!!! What a well balanced automobile, too. The car is a Toyota that speaks clearly. It is very tight and a real pleasure to drive, top up or down.