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Starlets typically known for being though dull automobiles. in 1973, the Starlet was Toyota’s replacement to the Toyota Publica; the nomenclature continued to be utilized in of Toyota’s export markets. The retained the Publica’s ‘P’ and generation numbering. Originally, the had been launched in April of as the Publica Starlet 40 series. It was with 1.0 and 1.2 liter engines.

the Starlet resembled a shortened Available variant models the 2-door sedan and the 3-door with the 4-door sedan in October of 1973. The grades of the Starlet 40 series were Deluxe, Hi-Deluxe, ST, and SR.

Until the Starlet/Publica was rear wheel

Introduced in 1978, the Starlet 60 is a much better known mainly since it was the first to be sold outside of Japan. to a very few American’s, the Starlet was still sold as a Publica in areas. This model the original engines and added a 1.3 four-cylinder and both two and four hatchbacks were sold the world with even a wagon sold in some

Available with 993, and 1,290 cc engine, both and 5-door hatchbacks were in export markets, though a unique 5-door wagon was sold in Honk Kong, and Japan. The levels of trim of the 60 series were Standard, GL, XL, S and SE.

The vehicle was updated in 1980 and now square headlight. The grille was in 1980 for the de rigeur square that affected nearly car at the time, despite their utility and their higher The new electronic fuel injection that was started in the 1980’s both fuel economy and

A microcomputer very precisely both fuel flow and diagnostic capabilities.

The Starlet was introduced in the U.S. in 1981 and Track called it the ‘commuter car for the Only briefly introduced in the the rear-wheel-drive, 1.3-liter-engine Starlet was marketed as the ‘cheap to keep’ with great gas mileage and reliability. It came with ignition, a five-speed stick-shift, seats, rack and pinion and great cargo capacity of 23 feet with the rear folded down, aided by a spare. The steel belted were standard along power disc brakes.

Low helped the vehicle, and its 1.3 liter aided it to high mileage. and lighter than chrome, the urethane bumpers weathered and the aerodynamic roof lip kept from dripping on passengers they entered, but presented little wind noise. The window pushed out rather rolling down; this kept the price down, and the fender lines were to prevent rust.

Much like newer in 1981, the Starlet utilized an fan and it also used visible for easy maintenance. Reducing resistance was a slight spoiler on the edge of the roof.

On the inside of the was a high grade of standard that was not usually found in an vehicle. In 1983 the cloth inserts became standard, and carpeting extended into the area. Newly available AM/FM/MPX stereo radio or with cassette.

The AC was optional and a unique dual stage that allowed to the driver to cooling needs to power and also the temperature outside of the The driver could select the setting when maximum AC was not and it operated the AC compressor for a shorter of time and provided the cooling was required but used less power and gasoline.

The Starlet had reclining bucket seats as early as 1981, along front and side defoggers, a steering wheel, an optional wiper. tachometer, trip padded dash and sun visors, armrests, plush carpets, locking rear seatbelts, rear seats, and an aluminum-trimmed panel. Beginning in 1982, features in the interior included an rear defogger, tinted and a day/night rear-view mirror, with an optional all-weather that included new rear-seat ducts.

The 4K-C engine was used in the and 1982 American models, and in through 1894 the similar was used. Three years the model received a slant front end and lower hatch From 1981 through the only Starlet ever in the USA was the KP61 until the Corolla FX its place in 1985.

From through 1982, Starlet came equipped with 5-speed manual transmission and and were equivalent to other S model.

From 1983 1984, models featured Fuel Injection with the 4K but with 4-speed manual which was similar to other Xli model. The American version of the increased its already high EPA mileage ratings in 1983 by than 10 percent due to its restyled front end, new 4-speed fuel injection and its hatch was for easier cargo loading.

standard was the new 4-speed manual and provided improved torque and in second and third gears. The earned an EPA estimated city that was rated at 42 mpg and an estimated mileage rating of 54 mpg.

In of 1984, the 70 Series was introduced and the finally switched to front drive. Following the trend of the the Starlet moved to front drive that allowed for interior room with weight and better snow Both 3-door and 5-door were available and the 12 valve 1E and 2E the K-series.

The Japanese lineup was quite and included Standard, DX, Soleil, XL, XL SE, Si, Si Limited, Ri, Turbo R, and Turbo S. models, the Ri and Turbo R models designed for motorsports and the 2E-TELU was placed in the turbo models. The left the lineup, and the line the two and four door hatchbacks and the new 12 engine was used. The UK received a 16 valve engine and the Japanese turbocharged engines, the Turbo R and the S. Several Starlet models up to supermini status, while were restricted to the carbureted 1.0 and 1.3

The Starlet 70 series was available for models as 1.0 Standard, 1.0 DX, 1.0 CL, 1.0 CL Lisse, 1.3 CL, 1.3 FE, 1.3 S and 1.3 SE. an XL or 1.3 S, the export version Si Limited with front and rear a zesty red and black interior, exterior color 2-tone or white, and multi-point fuel The 1985 1.0 XL was the first Starlet was assembled outside of Japan and was in Indonesia.

The following year, the model was also manufactured. In minor updates to the Japanese included a new nose, larger an updated interior and new taillights.

In December of 1989, the Starlet 80 debuted and featured a much rounded body style and very similar to the Tercel. New engines were featured in models and these included $E-FE, and 4E, FTE with CT9 turbocharger. that were exported the 1E and 2E engines and only UK and Hong models received the special 4E-FE. Japanese and Indonesian received a rear center so their license plates had to be on the bumper.

Other models to various destinations featured number plates mounted on the center panel.

Once in Japan the 80 Series Starlet was in a variety of models’ Soleil, L, S, X, X Limited, Si, Canvas Top, Gi and GT Sport models came different bumpers, taillights and than the regular models. on the Gi and GT were sports bucket seats and a rear spoiler. The GT featured 2-mode; low and high Only full-time 4WD models were available in Soleil, L, S, and X grades in Japan.

In Japan, top and convertibles were available, and a model boasted different and exterior trim.

In January of a slight revision was made the line and all Japanese models fuel injection. Also year, only minor changes were made, and for the time, the canvas top model was in Hong Kong and Germany. At the time the X variant was deleted. added to the vehicle was a front and an updated interior. Another to the ’92 models was a safety inside the doors for all models.

An all-new rear center was added to the S, X Limited, Gi and GT models. The replaced the SE Limited in Indonesia and the featured an up-market interior was very similar to the Japanese X It also shared the new taillights the Gi and the GT.

In both Hong Kong and the Canvas Top was available in small

At the 1990 Geneva Auto the Starlet debuted in the European In Switzerland the very sporty 1.3 Si was and came with standard front seats, sunroof, spoiler and 3-spoke steering In the UK the 1.0 GL was replaced by the 1.3 GLi 3-door model for the model.

The following years the UK models were the 1.3 Xli 3-door and the 1.3 GLi and all GLi models came with a

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