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Toyota Carina II

The Toyota line of large family was introduced in Japan in 1970. was introduced in Europe in 1971, A40 and A60 series subsequently appearing after their introductions in In 1984, the A60 series Carina was in the European market by the Carina II essentially a rebranding of the T150 Toyota Corona launched the year in Japan, with minor alterations to suit the markets.

This trend of rebadged as Carinas produced for the market continued for two more with the second Carina II in and the Carina E in 1992.


1st (T150) Edit

The T150 was originally launched in January in Japan as the Toyota Corona, brought front wheel to the model and also began the of Corona, Carina and Celica The Carina II was introduced in the UK in April and other European markets in the year.

It was essentially the same as the Japanese Corona T150 with minor cosmetic changes, the rear light clusters were shortened in width to for larger European number . The T150 Carina introduced in in May 1984, while on the same used completely different panels featuring squarer, aggressive styling. To further matters there were RWD models of both Carina and available in the Japanese market.

Two petrol engines (1.6 or and one diesel option were although the 1.8 was only sold in markets.Equipment levels were DX and GL, following a facelift in December these changed to XL and SX in some The 1.6 was later offered with the of a catalytic converter (4A-LC), power to 75 PS (55 kW). In August the 107 PS (79 kW) 2-litre 2S-E engine was for select markets.

Along with the facelift, a injected version of the 1.8 engine was for the 1.8 GLi. In Germany, at least, version was only sold October 1986.

 Trim Edit

1.6 GL – 4A-L engine, 83 bhp

2.0 GLD – 2C-L engine, 72 bhp

1.6 DX/XL/GL/SX – petrol engine, 75 to 84 PS (55 to 62 kW) at 5,600 rpm for catalyzed version)

1.8 – petrol engine, 87 PS (64 kW) at 5,200 rpm

1.8 GLi – 1S-ELU petrol 101 PS (74 kW)

2.0 – 2S-E petrol 107 PS (79 kW)

2.0 DX – 2C-L diesel 70 PS (51 kW) at 4,600 rpm

Second generation T170 series Edit

In the Toyota Carina II was released, on the Japanese market T170 introduced the previous year. to the Corona, front and rear clusters, front grille and trim are different, and the rear plate recess was moved up the bumper up to the bootlid . The car had three variants, the 1,587 cc (1.6 L) and 1,998 cc (2.0 L) 3S-FE engines . and a 1,974 cc (2.0 L) 2C engine . Petrol versions all twin-cam, sixteen-valve inline-four

It was well received in the United as well as Denmark and Scandinavia .

In Europe’s largest national the T170 sustained the Toyota’s for reliability. In 1995 it topped the car class in a reliability survey of 4-6 old cars undertaken by the German Association (ADAC) . with 5.6 breakdowns per 1,000 vehicles for year old Carinas and 12.9 for six old cars: this compared 12.8 breakdowns per 1,000 for four year old Opel and 25.6 for six year old Vectras.

levels Edit

1.6 GL (Mar – 4A-FE petrol, 94 bhp

1.6 XL 1990-1992) – 4A-FE 94 bhp

2.0 GL Executive (Mar 1988-1992) 3S-FE petrol, 126 bhp (saloon and only)

DL/DLi (1.6) 1988-1992 (limited markets)

XL 2.0D) – 1988-1992 body types)

XLi (1.6) – 1989-1992 body types)

GL (1.6, – 1988-1992 (all types)

GLi (1.6) – (all body types)

GLi (2.0), 1988-1992 (saloon and only)

XL Highlife (1.6), special edition (saloon and only)

In mainland European the engines (numbers are for catalyzed produced slightly different from British market The carburetted 1.6-litre produced 90 PS (66 kW) at rpm, which increased to 102 PS (75 kW) at rpm for fuel injected versions. The 3S-FE . never available as an produced a claimed 121 PS (89 kW) at 5,600

The 2C diesel provided 73 PS (54 kW) at 4,700 rpm and was available with a five-speed transmission, whereas the petrol could also be had with a automatic.

In 1991 the Toyota Carina XL was issued. It utilised a more efficient engine and seats showed more comfort and the of the car was increased from 64 to 75. However, updates had an effect on the weight of the car rose from 1,138 to kilograms (2,510 to 2,610 The Carina II was discontinued in 1992 and by the Toyota Carina E .

In Denmark, trims were almost except that XL model was more upmarket than UK spec was cognate with of Ireland vehicles. In certain such as Sweden, the Carina II was available with liftback and the two-liter petrol engine. In two-liter Carina II’s and diesel) were only as liftbacks.

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