Used Toyota Starlet (1996 - 1999) Costs

Review by Parkers on
Last Updated: 25 Jul 2014
This was the model that ended the long line of Starlets with a wider range (including the sporty SR) than ever before. Despite the Hollywood inspired name, the Starlet does not really draw attention to itself.

3 out of 5

Running costs

Average fuel economy for class; longer service intervals than previous Starlet; reasonable insurance costs.

Summary Running Costs

Servicing period

Every 9,000 miles


Mechanical 3 years; bodywork 6 years

Road tax (12 months)

£165.00 - £165.00

Vehicle excise duty (VED) varies according to the CO2 emissions and the fuel type of the vehicle. For cars registered after March 1st 2001 VED or road tax is based on the car's CO2 emissions. For cars registered before March 1st 2001 it is based on engine size.

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