GoAutoLogo
MENU

Car reviews - Toyota - Celica - SX 3-dr hatch

Used Rivals

Toyota logo11 Jul 2003

By MALCOLM LIVERMORE

MAZDA MX6 2D COUPE (1994-1997)
TO most people the swoopy MX6 is the best looking of this group. It is also well equipped with air-conditioning and an airbag included. The smooth 2.5-litre V6 is the most powerful of this group with 121kW, which gives the MX6 the performance edge.

HYUNDAI COUPE SFX 2D COUPE (1996-1999)
THE SFX Coupe does not match the Celica for refinement but it is hard to beat as a value for money buy. The equipment list has just about everything except air-conditioning and the 2.0-litre, twin cam engine has enough power (102kW) to match the Celica's performance.

HONDA PRELUDE 2D COUPE (1987-1996)
HONDA's Prelude is close to the Celica in terms of space and practicality but is better equipped and an airbag and anti-lock brakes are standard on later models. There is 118kW from the 2.3- litre engine so performance is similar to the Calibra. The dashboard design lets the interior down.

HOLDEN CALIBRA 2D COUPE (1995-1998)
THE Calibra looks good and is the only car in this group which is a comfortable long distance four-seater. The lively 2.0-litre engine almost matches the MX6 for performance and is better equipped than the Celica. Minus points are an old-fashioned dash with indicator control on the left and quality which does not match the Japanese.

Click to share

Click below to follow us on
Facebook  Twitter  Instagram

Enquire on or Test Drive a New Celica

Customer Terms and Conditions – New Car Lead enquires

Agreement

This is an agreement between GoAutoMedia Pty Limited ACN 094 732 457 of PO Box 18, Beach Road, Sandringham, VIC, 3191 (“we/us”), the owner and operator of the GoAuto.com.au website (“the website”) and the person wanting GoAuto.com.au to provide them with a lead for the purchase of a new car (“you”).

By completing a New Car Lead Enquiry, you agree to the terms and conditions and disclaimers and acknowledge the policies set out below.

Terms and Conditions

  • In order for us to effect a lead you must you must complete a New Car Lead Enquiry (“Enquiry”).
  • We will call you as soon as possible after you complete the Enquiry and certainly no later than the next business day. When we call, we will discuss with you your new car requirements.
  • You consent to our passing on the Enquiry and your requirements to an appropriate authorised motor car dealer as a lead.
  • We will contact you again in approximately eight days following your initial enquiry to check on the progress of the Enquiry.
  • While we will provide the dealer with the Enquiry and details of your new car requirements, we take no responsibility for what happens after passing on that material as a lead.
  • You acknowledge that we are a new car information service providing new car editorial information, pictures and prices to our customers as a guide only. Any new car prices published on the website are the manufacturers’ recommended retail prices and do not include delivery charges and on-road costs. Any authorized motor car dealer to which we pass on your Enquiry as a lead will provide you with full details of the price at which the vehicle will be sold to you.
  • You acknowledge that we do not sell motor vehicles. Any sale of a new car to you by a dealer after we have passed on your Enquiry to that dealer as a lead, is a sale by that dealer not by us.

Privacy Policy– New Car Lead Enquires

  • We take privacy very seriously. We understand that you will only complete an Enquiry if you can trust us to protect your personal information and use it appropriately. Our policy is to ensure that the personal information collected when you make an Enquiry is only used for the purposes of connecting you with an authorised motor car dealer.
  • We do not on-sell information collected from you or any other customer.
  • From time to time, we may email you with information or promotions that may be relevant for car buyers. You will continue to receive communications from us unless you tell us that you do not want to receive any advertising or promotional information in the future by unsubscribing from these communications.
close
* Denotes required field
** Australian inquiries only
*** Prices exclude on road costs and dealer delivery fees

Motor industry news

GoAutoNews is Australia’s number one automotive industry journal covering the latest news, future and new model releases, market trends, industry personnel movements, and international events.