2019 Toyota 86Change year or vehicle
Key specs of the base trim
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- Overall balance, driving feel
- Steering precision
- Manual transmission shifter
- Driver-focused interior
- Modest power
- Wheezy engine noise
- Crude manual climate controls
- Tight cabin, tiny backseat
- Somewhat expensive
- Requires premium gas
New TRD Special Edition
Front engine, rear-wheel drive
Six-speed manual or automatic transmission
Twin to the Subaru BRZ
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What Is the 2019 Toyota 86?
The Toyota 86 (previously known as the Scion FR-S before Toyota discontinued the Scion brand) is a fun-to-drive four-seat sports coupe. It has rear-wheel drive, and power comes from a 205-horsepower, 2.0-liter horizontally opposed four-cylinder engine. The four-cylinder teams with a standard six-speed manual transmission or an available six-speed automatic (engine output drops to 200 hp with the automatic). Competitors include other small sports cars like the related Subaru BRZ, Mazda MX-5 Miata and Hyundai Veloster.
What's New on the 2019 Toyota 86?
A new TRD Special Edition joins the lineup for 2019. Limited to 1,418 copies, the TRD Special Edition features Brembo brakes, a TRD exhaust system, Sachs shocks, 18-inch alloy wheels with Michelin Pilot Sport 4 summer tires and a TRD body kit with TRD graphics. Inside, the black interior has red accents and a TRD logo.
What Features in the 2019 Toyota 86 Are Most Important?
The standard manual transmission is a joy to shift, and manual-equipped cars have a little extra power to boot. All models come standard with a 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system with Bluetooth streaming audio and USB connectivity. Built-in navigation is optional. Also available is dual-zone automatic climate control and keyless access with push-button start.
Should I Buy the 2019 Toyota 86?
First offered for the 2013 model year, this sports car that was co-developed by Toyota and Subaru is showing its age. Even so, while it's not as powerful as some sports cars, the 86 and related BRZ still deliver a rewarding, engaging driving experience. You just need to prefer handling finesse to brute power.
Great car - fun to drive!
This is a really great little sportscar. I rarely see another one on the road, so it tends to turn heads. Very responsive. I recently took it on a road trip and the seats comfortably hugged my body. ... Read full review
I love it ! Sporty I have less than 3000 mi and I
This car is a 10+ it’s a sexy sports 6 speed and I have at least 10 young men to middle aged gentlemen ask I love you car what is it a Porsche or what? I love it they’ll say! It drives wonderfully & I... Read full review
The 2019 Toyota 86 currently has 0 recalls
Crash and Rollover Test RatingsThe 2019 Toyota 86 has not been tested.
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