Toyota Picnic 1996

This generation of Toyota Picnic has been produced from October, 1996 to August, 2001. We can provide information about 3 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Toyota is available with one petrol engine with displacement 2.0 litres and power of 128 HP un one diesel engine with displacement 2.2 litres and power of 90 HP.
The car is available with both manual (2 versions), as well as automatic (1 version) gearbox.

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Toyota Picnic 1996 average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 9 to 9.5 litres per 100km, but for diesel engine - approximately 7.7 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Toyota Picnic 1996 petrol engine version is Toyota Picnic 2.0, consuming 9 litres per 100km.
According to user reviews, Toyota Picnic real-world fuel consumption is on average the same as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy. For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Toyota Picnic modification.

Toyota Picnic 1996 CO2 emissions are from 215 to 232 grams per kilometer. Toyota Picnic version with the lowest CO2 emissions is Toyota Picnic 2.0, which produces 215 grams of CO2 per one kilometer.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 10.8 seconds has Toyota Picnic 2.0 version, conversely the tardiest one is Toyota Picnic 2.2 TD reaching this speed only in 13.9 seconds. The maximum top speed is 180 km/h for the 2.0 petrol 4-cylinder 128 hp version (Toyota Picnic 2.0) and 2 other versions.

Lenght of Toyota Picnic is 453 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - Toyota Picnic is about 21 cm longer than Opel Zafira, but 9 cm shorter than Volkswagen Sharan. Toyota Picnic gross weight is from 2000 to 2010 kg (depending on modification), which is about 8 percent lighter than the average for this age and class. Toyota Picnic trunk space is 180 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 1840 litres.

This Toyota is slightly expensive - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 2000 €. According to user reviews, average Toyota Picnic repair costs are 75 € per year. Users calculated Toyota Picnic 1996 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 1900 € cost per year and 0.18 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 63%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 23% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Toyota Picnic for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Toyota Picnic prices and costs.

In user reviews Toyota Picnic received average grade 8.8 (from 10), which is good rating, on average cars of this age are rated only 7.6. All authors of reviews would recommend Toyota Picnic to the friend.

Toyota Picnic modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Toyota Picnic 1996 2.0

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 10.8 seconds
Most fuel efficient petrol version

2.0 Petrol 128 HP 9.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Toyota Picnic 1996 2.0 Automatic 2.0 Petrol 128 HP 9.5 l/100km Automatic (4)
Toyota Picnic 1997 2.2 TD Sep 1997 — Aug 2001 2.2 Diesel 90 HP 7.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Toyota Picnic service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Toyota Picnic safety

During safety testing Toyota Picnic has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Toyota Picnic is evaluated with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Toyota Picnic got two stars.

Toyota Picnic prices

Toyota Picnic 1996 - 2001 minivan price in Latvia is from 700 € to 3000 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Toyota Picnic price is very high - Toyota Picnic is approximately for 20 percents more expensive then average minivans of this age (compare minivans 1996 - 2001 prices). Toyota Picnic high price can be explained by its quality above average (see below), therefore this Toyota could be reasonable purchase in long term perspective.

Toyota Picnic 2001 price 1300 € 2100 € 2900 €
Toyota Picnic 1998 price 1000 € 2200 € 3000 €
Toyota Picnic 1997 price 700 € 1700 € 2600 €

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Toyota Picnic reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Toyota Picnic reliability is very high. In the roadworthiness tests in 2004 defects were detected in an average of only 3.3 percent of Toyota Picnic of this generation (on average 6 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 8.3%.

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Toyota Picnic 1996 features (options)

Percentage of Toyota Picnic with corresponding feature (option)

Roof bars (railings)
Metallic paint
Adjustable steering wheel

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Similar cars to Toyota Picnic 1996

Cars similar and most compared to Toyota Picnic 1996. Click on the image to view the car's specifications or on the "Compare..." link to compare cars.

Opel Zafira 1999 Opel Zafira 1999 has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • lower price
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Toyota Avensis Verso 2001 Toyota Avensis Verso 2001 has
  • roomier boot
  • lower fuel consumption
  • lower price
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Toyota Sienna 2010 Toyota Sienna 2010 has
  • roomier boot
  • only petrol engines available
  • automatic transmission only
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Volkswagen Sharan 1997 Volkswagen Sharan 1997 has
  • lower fuel consumption for diesel engines
  • available with 4x4 drive
  • lower price
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Toyota Previa 2003 Toyota Previa 2003 has
  • lower fuel consumption for diesel engines
  • roomier boot
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Toyota Camry 2001 Toyota Camry 2001 has
  • only petrol engines available
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Toyota Picnic reviews

Total 4 Toyota Picnic owner reviews

Toyota Picnic 1997 Petrol 2.0 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2008 (age of car 11 years) Owned for:155`000 kilometers (8 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.5 litres per 100km (50% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 635 € (~ 79 € per year)
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