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Toyota Starlet 1.3 Sportif 3d (1997/R)

Toyota Starlet 1.3 Sportif 3d (1997/R) - Owner Review

With lowered sports suspension and 15-inch alloys, roadholding is fantastic. Steering is precise.
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Toyota Starlet (96-99)

Value

4 out of 5

Expensive new, but a second-hand bargain.

Costs

5 out of 5

Economical even if driven hard. Independent specialists keep servicing costs down.

Driving

5 out of 5

With lowered sports suspension and 15-inch alloys, roadholding is fantastic. Steering is precise.

Performance

5 out of 5

Must be one of the quickest small cars on the road. Very nippy.

Reliability

5 out of 5

It's a Toyota.

Image

4 out of 5

In standard trim, these cars can be bland. Add 15-inch alloys, tinted windows and a sports exhaust though and you get plenty of glances.

Comfort

3 out of 5

Adequate at best. Very cramped in the rear, but decent driving position.

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Insurance group: 9

Security

4 out of 5

Locks seem strong and immobiliser as standard. I have fitted an aftermarket alarm.

Service

4 out of 5

I have had limited contact with the manufacturer, but when needed they are always helpful.

Problems

Bodywork
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Engine
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Gearbox
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Other
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Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
Yes

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes