2020 Toyota 86

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$27,060

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2020 Toyota 86
2020 Toyota 86

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Overall balance, driving feel
  • Steering precision
  • Agility
  • Manual transmission shifter
  • Driver-focused interior

The bad:

  • Modest power
  • Wheezy engine noise
  • Crude manual climate controls
  • Tight cabin, tiny backseat
  • Somewhat expensive
  • Requires premium gas

3 trims

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Our 2020 Toyota 86 trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • New Hakone Edition
  • Front engine, rear-wheel drive
  • Four-cylinder engine
  • Six-speed manual or automatic transmission
  • Twin to the Subaru BRZ

2020 Toyota 86 review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2020 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 2020 Toyota 86?

A new Hakone Edition joins the lineup for 2020. The Hakone Edition is based on the GT trim level and features a unique tan and black interior, Hakone green exterior paint, 17-inch bronze wheels and a black spoiler.

What Features in the 2020 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 Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity. An optional TRD Handling Package includes Sachs shock absorbers, Brembo brakes, an underbody aerodynamic panel and 18-inch alloy wheels with Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tires.

Should I Buy the 2020 Toyota 86?

First offered for the 2013 model year, this sports car that was co-developed by Toyota and Subaru is showing its age. It’s also modestly powered, but it and the related BRZ still deliver a rewarding, engaging driving experience. You just need to prefer handling finesse to brute power to truly enjoy it.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior design 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value for the money 5.0
  • Exterior styling 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

Love my reliability & sexy sports car !

I love this wonderful garaged sexy 86 TRX SE 6 speed fun and easy to drive ! I love the car !! People stop me at least 10-15 times just driving to my daughters home 10 min away to hello! They ask is it a Porsche or what kinda sports car! Love it!

5.0

Love my 86

I always loved the Toyota 86 and always wanted one and now that I got one I just love it inside and out the engine and miles per gallon is amazing couldn’t be more happier

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Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Toyota
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
7 years/less than 85,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
12 months/12, 000 miles
Powertrain
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
160- or 174-point inspections
Roadside assistance
Yes
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