(4.8) 26 reviews
MSRP: $1,559$5,279
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 37
Engine: 108-hp, 1.5-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2001 Toyota ECHO

Our Take on the 2001 Toyota ECHO

Our Take

The ECHO arrived last year to replace the Tercel and give Toyota a new low-priced, youth-oriented small car. The ECHO returns unchanged for its sophomore season in two- and four-door sedan body styles that slot below the Corolla in size and price.Toyota has enjoyed great success with baby boomer... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

Toyota might have the best-selling car in the industry with its midsize Camry sedan, but you don't find too many 18- to 25-year-olds aspiring to fame, fortune and a Camry in the driveway. Kids want small and "cool," as Ford recognized when it introduced the compact Focus aimed at youths' desire for small and easy to maneuver and every few months has added special editions such as ... Read full review for the 2001 Toyota ECHO

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Reliable Practicality and Fun

by hpver from Bakersfield, CA on June 10, 2010

We bought our 2001 Echo new in Feb 2001 (4-dr, auto trans and AC but otherwise no frills -- manual everything). As of June 2010, we have 97K miles on it and have never had it in the shop except for a ... Read Full Review

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A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

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When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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