Toyota Carina E 1992

This generation of Toyota Carina E has been produced from April, 1992 to April, 1996. We can provide information about 7 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Toyota is available with four petrol engines with displacement from 1.6 to 2.0 litres and power of from 107 to 175 horsepower un one diesel engine with displacement 2.0 litres and power of 73 HP. All engines have a timing belt driven camshaft, which requires more frequent service than a timing chain, but replacing timing belt is less expensive, and these engines are generally slightly more fuel efficient and quieter (What is an engine chain and belt?).
The car is available with both manual (6 versions), as well as automatic (1 version) gearbox.

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Toyota Carina E 1992 average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 6.7 to 8.5 litres per 100km, but for diesel engine - approximately 5.8 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Toyota Carina E 1992 petrol engine version is Toyota Carina E 1.8, consuming 6.7 litres per 100km.
According to user reviews, Toyota Carina E real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 11 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +9% for petrol engines and +12% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Toyota Carina E modification.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 8.4 seconds has Toyota Carina E 2.0 158 Hp version, conversely the tardiest one is Toyota Carina E 2.0 D reaching this speed only in 16.4 seconds. The maximum top speed is 225 km/h for the 2.0 petrol 4-cylinder 175 hp version (Toyota Carina E 2.0 175 Hp).

Lenght of Toyota Carina E is 453 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - Toyota Carina E is about 3 cm longer than Opel Vectra, but 3 cm shorter than Ford Mondeo hatchback. Toyota Carina E gross weight is from 1600 to 1720 kg (depending on modification), which is approximately the same as the average for cars of this age and class. Toyota Carina E trunk space is 470 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 1250 litres.

This Toyota is slightly expensive - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 1200 €. According to user reviews, average Toyota Carina E repair costs are 160 € per year. Users calculated Toyota Carina E 1992 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 1900 € cost per year and 0.45 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 48%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 28% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Toyota Carina E for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Toyota Carina E prices and costs.

Toyota Carina E modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Toyota Carina E 1992 1.6 1.6 Petrol 116 HP 7.1 l/100km Manual (5)
Toyota Carina E 1995 1.8 Jan 1995 — Jan 1996

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.8 Petrol 107 HP 6.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Toyota Carina E 1992 2.0 133 Hp Apr 1992 — Jan 1996 2.0 Petrol 133 HP 7.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Toyota Carina E 1992 2.0 133 Hp Automatic Apr 1992 — Jan 1996

Only version with automatic transmission

2.0 Petrol 133 HP 7.9 l/100km Automatic (4)
Toyota Carina E 1992 2.0 158 Hp Apr 1992 — Oct 1994

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 8.4 seconds

2.0 Petrol 158 HP 8.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Toyota Carina E 1994 2.0 175 Hp Oct 1994 — Jan 1996

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 8.4 seconds

2.0 Petrol 175 HP 7.8 l/100km Manual (5)
Toyota Carina E 1992 2.0 D Apr 1992 — Jan 1996 2.0 Diesel 73 HP 5.8 l/100km Manual (5)
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Toyota Carina E prices

Toyota Carina E 1992 - 1996 hatchback price in Latvia is from 400 € to 3000 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Toyota Carina E price is average - Toyota Carina E is approximately for 26 percents more expensive then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 1992 - 1996 prices). Toyota Carina E high price can be explained by its quality above average (see below), therefore this Toyota could be reasonable purchase in long term perspective.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Toyota Carina E 1994 price 1200 € 1200 € 1200 €
Toyota Carina E 1993 price 900 € 1900 € 3000 €
Toyota Carina E 1992 price 400 € 600 € 1000 €

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Toyota Carina E reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Toyota Carina E reliability is entirely high. In the roadworthiness tests in 2007 defects were detected in an average of only 16.6 percent of Toyota Carina E of this generation (on average 13 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 26.3%.

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Toyota Carina E 1992 features (options)

Percentage of Toyota Carina E with corresponding feature (option)

Adjustable steering wheel
70%
Metallic paint
37%
Roof bars (railings)
33%
Sunroof
21%
Conditioning
16%

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Toyota Carina E reviews

Toyota Carina E 1995 Petrol 1.8 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2016 (age of car 21 year) Owned for:20`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 8.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 300 € (~ 300 € per year)
Total car rating:
10
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