1 Dec 1995
The second and final generation of Paseo sold here featured a torquier but less powerful 1.5-litre engine. Power dropped to 69kW but torque rose to 136Nm.
Nevertheless, Toyota claimed that safety, driveability, economy and emissions output improved markedly.
A driver airbag and anti-lock brakes safety pack was offered as an option, while a sunroof and CD player made up a luxury option.
Sales remained low with the Paseo passing from the new car radar screens late in 1999 just as the radical new Echo range descended.
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23rd of January 1996
Toyota 1995 Paseo coupe