Toyota Celica 1990 vs Mazda 323 1989

Toyota Celica
1990 - 1994
Mazda 323
1989 - 1995
Body: CoupeHatchback
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 2.0 Petrol1.8 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming belt


Power: 156 HP106 HP
Torque: 186 NM151 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 8.4 seconds8.8 seconds
Toyota Celica is more dynamic to drive.
Toyota Celica engine produces 50 HP more power than Mazda 323, whereas torque is 35 NM more than Mazda 323. Thanks to more power Toyota Celica reaches 100 km/h speed 0.4 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.87.8
Fuel tank capacity: 60 litres55 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 760 km in combined cycle700 km in combined cycle
600 km with real consumption630 km with real consumption


Engine production duration: 21 years6 years
Engine spread: Used also on Toyota Carina EUsed only for this car
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Toyota Celica might be a better choice in this respect.
Hydraulic tappets: noyes
The Mazda 323 engine has hydraulic tappets (lifters), providing quieter operation and no need for periodic adjustment, but they are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in case of failure.


Length: 4.42 m4.26 m
Width: 1.70 m1.68 m
Height: 1.30 m1.34 m
Toyota Celica is larger, but slightly lower.
Toyota Celica is 16 cm longer than the Mazda 323, 2 cm wider, while the height of Toyota Celica is 4 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 320 litresno data
Turning diameter: 11 meters9.8 meters
The turning circle of the Toyota Celica is 1.2 metres more than that of the Mazda 323, which means Toyota Celica can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): no data1`550
Safety: no datano data
Quality: no data
above average
Average price (€): 7800800
Pros and Cons: Toyota Celica has
  • more power
  • more full fuel tank mileage
Mazda 323 has
  • better manoeuvrability
  • lower price
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