Toyota Corona cars

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Toyota Corona

The Toyota was made from 1957 to its first and last years in only. Considered a large car in markets, the rear wheel Corona was generally considered an compact or mid-sized car, on the year, within North

The Corona for 1969 used a 116 inch engine four-cylinder OHV out 90 horsepower (gross) at 4,600 with 110 lb-ft at 2,600 it used a two-barrel carburetor, and a synchromesh manual transmission or a automatic. The car weighed 2,260 making it a true lightweight by standards – and sprightly with its well balanced

Toyota claimed a top speed of 90 mph and gas of 25 mpg, noting that big car roominess, luxury car ride, and car economy have made it a contender for No. 1 rank in foreign Two styles were available, and hardtop; unit-body construction was

The first Coronas to reach shores were the T100 built as a sedan, hardtop wood-festooned wagon, and van, by a 2.2 liter four-cylinder engine markets had 1.6 or 2.0 liter engines); a cam engine was sold in Japan in the 2000 GT sedan and hardtop The Standard Catalog of Imported credits the Crown with Toyota’s presence in the United despite the long-time sales of the Cruiser.

The Corona was distinctive, and had a 90 horsepower four-cylinder that out 110 pound-feet of torque. Separate US figures for the Corona and Crown are not but Toyota’s overall sales 476,807 in 1967 and 659,189 in – quite a jump.

The Corona Mark II was brought out for with a longer 99-inch and a slightly smaller (113 smaller engine that more power (108 hp @ 5500 and 117 lb-ft of torque@3600) but up to the same choice of four-speed and two-speed automatic transmissions. was 2,305 lb for the sedan, 2,315 for the and 2,405 for the wagon; the maximum was rated at 105 hp. The engine had a five crankshaft for durability.

The Mark II through the mid-1970s as a separate while the Corona soldiered on, the Mark II’s 1.9 liter in 1971, a 2.0 liter engine in and a 2.2 liter engine in 1975. In the Corona started at $2,150 and 2,170 pounds – a lightweight by American standards, allowed the four-cylinder to move at comparable to much larger in domestic cars.

Toyota’s sales continued to passing the one-million mark in In 1974, the Corona gained a center – the Electro Panel, available only on models (described in the 1975

In 1971, the US Corona had 90 gross at 4,600 rpm and 110 pound-feet of torque at rpm. It weighed 2,235 and sold in for $2,176. The Mark II, its 108 horsepower (5,500 rpm) / 117 (at 3,600 rpm) engine and pounds of weight, cost

Snapshot: 1975-76 Toyota

The Corona was advertised as providing comfort, features, and looks in a (98.4 inch wheelbase!), package. It was available as a two or four sedan, two or four door and station wagon.

The front suspension used springs with a torsion-bar the rear used semi-elliptical springs. All four wheels double-action hydraulic shock Standard for the time reciprocating-ball was used; the turning diameter was feet.

For 1975, the Corona got the variation on the R series four-cylinder the 20-R also used in the and Half-Ton pickup. The 20-R featured electronic ignition, tubing and plumbing,” fewer parts, and lower emissions. claimed, with justification, silkiest stick in the business.” the Corona also used an fuel pump for steady (See our 20R engine page for The gas tank held 14.5

Radial ply whitewall tires new for 1975 (except SR-5) for handling, gas mileage, and tire all models rode on 175SR x 14 except the SR-5, which 185/70HR14 tires. New styling “Smooth, classic lines, new colors, bright window and stylish wheel covers on model. Big-car features too: New luxury fabric Reclining front bucket

New seatback latches that let you right into the Z door Wide road visibility big tinted glass windows, and carrying capacity in the trunk.”

features included side guard beams, forward gas placement, shock-absorbing bumpers, instrument panel, a collapsible column, oversized tail-light, and disc brakes. The front and 5-mph bumpers were which was unusual.

The Hardtop gave a family car in a sporty with the Electro Sensor the same engine, and a bandless transmission; it also included covers, radial whitewalls, glass and side body and flashes of chrome at the grille.

Options included an eight-track FM and air conditioning, weather guard rear wiper washer on the and simulated woodgrain sides on the

The 1976 Toyota Corona was Toyota could now boast million worldwide sales of the since its inception, as well as better gas mileage than in The Mark II for this year was the roomiest, and most powerful sold by Toyota in the United We have more photos of the Corona line at the end of the page.

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