Toyota Celica is a compact sport coupe. It had been produced in the period since 1970 till 2006. In the range of the sporty Toyota cars Celica was situated between MR2 and the legendary Toyota Supra. It may be interesting for you to know, that first Supra was the more powerful version of Celica, and only later it detached as a separate model. The similar way Toyota Camry appeared.
Among the competitors of Toyota Celica there are are Mitsubishi Eclipse, Honda Integra/Acura RSX, Honda Prelude, Nissan 240SX/200SX/180SX, Hyundai Coupe, Ford Probe, Mazda MX-6, Opel Calibra and other compact sportcars. Producing of Celica lasted till 2006, and then it was discontinued. Since 2012 Toyota started producing Toyota GT 86/Scion FR-S as the new compact coupe.
According to the car class, all the engines of Toyota Celica are the straight-4 engines with displacement 1.6, 1.8, 2.0, 2.2-liter. The elder Celica models were equipped with other engines also. The last models had the high-efficiency 1.8-liter 2ZZ engines – 192 HP. The elder versions had the turbo-charged 3S-GTE engines and 4 wheel drive. Such Celica models are marked as GT-Four.
It is quite easy to know everything in detail about Toyota Celica engines. You should just choose an interesting for you model from the list below. There you will find the reviews and specs of Celica engines, their advantages, problems, malfunctions (knocking, noise, vibration, overheat), the whence and the ways to fix. And also there is information of the engine service life, oil and its capacity, change intervals and other things. A lot is said about tuning also: what performance parts will increase the power, whether these engines are worth of upgrading or not, and other interesting information.
List of Toyota Celica models:
5th generation, T180 (1989 – 1993):
Toyota Celica ST (105 HP) – 1.6 L
Toyota Celica GTi (115 HP) – 1.8 L
Toyota Celica GTi (125 HP) – 2.0 L
Toyota Celica GT (140 HP) – 2.0 L
Toyota Celica GTi (156 HP) – 2.0 L
Toyota Celica GT-R (165 HP) – 2.0 L
Toyota Celica GT-Four (225 HP) – 2.0 L
Toyota Celica GT (132 HP) – 2.2 L
6th generation, T200 (1993 – 1999):
Toyota Celica (116 HP) – 1.8 L