2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder Ratings

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Toyota MR2 Spyder 2003
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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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    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.

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    2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder - (M5)

    Pros: Looks, feel, fun to drive, easy to clean, head turner

    Cons: Storage room

    Advice: Get one quick! They rock!!!!

    I have owned 4 MR2 Spiders begining with the first yellow MR2 delivered to the mid-west in 2000. I then purchased a new yellow spider every year since then. I love everything about these cars. My wife loves the cars and wishes we had one more.

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    2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder - (M5)

    Pros: Handling

    Cons: Seats could be a bit wider

    Advice: Just drive one, you'll buy it.

    The handling of the car is it's best feature, it goes around corners as if it was on rails....and no tire noises! The engine is well suited to the car as is the 5 speed gearing. On a sunny day with the top down it's just a fun car to drive. Plenty of room for tall people, the gas mileage is 27-28mpg with spirited driving. The fit and finish is excellent as befits a Toyota.