SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557395181741 ; listingsSearchManager. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. Now when i say poor handling, this is compared to enthusiastic driving, not regular chugging along. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. Available for the most major port.
FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. Tall body makes for great interior space. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. All Echo models used a 108-horsepower 1. With over 325K on the odometer, this car hardly even wears out brakes and tires. Primary Use: Family transportation This Car Is A Great Econobox, Cheap And Reliable.
In Canada only, three-door and five-door hatchbacks replaced the two-door sedan model for 2004 and 2005. Performance: Good gas milage, poor transmission, acceleration not too good, strong brakes, handling is pretty good. Primary Use: Commuting to work My Echo — Fuel economy is a real bonus and the Echo is a true petrol-miser. There is even less power the faster you go and the lil engine starts to get loud. With over 325K on the odometer, this car hardly even wears out brakes and tires. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter.
Sweet engines match up well with manual gearbox. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. Car performs best in the city or local roads, highway manors are a little lacking. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. Somewhat stodgy styling aside, the most notable feature of the Toyota Echo may have been its centrally placed instrument cluster, angled toward the driver. The engine is a 1.
Gas mileage and long lasting lifespan. We replaced the original battery when it was over 10 years old. Sales plunged in 2004 and 2005 as the Scion xA hatchback and xB tall wagon models received the lion's share of attention and marketing once that youth-oriented brand launched in 2004. Newer models offer power windows, something I wouldn't mind if given the choice on a 4-door car. With the flat plastic top of the dashboard the only thing visible behind the steering wheel, drivers had to move their eyes to the center of the car to check the speedometer and fuel level, which were the only gauges visible, with every other function being handled by warning lights.
SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. The Echo weighed only 2,000 pounds, which is what the very lightest four-seat minicar on the market weighs today. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. Car is more for women my opinion. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. The small weight makes it easy to get blown around, plus if you want to pass you are almost always going to need a downshift. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager.
SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557395182643 ; listingsSearchManager. The Toyota Echo was a subcompact sedan and hatchback sold from 2000 to 2005 in the United States and Canada. . Anyone who has ever driven a small eco-box will already know what to expect here. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Colour', 'colors', null ; colorFilter.
Appearance: Looks small but is very spacious. In that regard, it's a Toyota through and through. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. The engine is a 1. Acceleration was decent for the day; Toyota had tuned the engine to provide torque across a wide range of engine speeds. Tinted windows, cool rims, manual transmission.
The cabin is well designed and headroom is not a problem, even for taller folks. Road Noice is a little loud. For six model years, the Toyota Echo could be ordered as a two-door sedan called the Coupe or a four-door sedan in the U. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. That said, it's better viewed as the last of the Nineties econoboxes than any kind of modern Toyota small car--and it comes across as positively crude against the current Yaris model of the same size. The highway is great for mileage, but watch those bigger trucks and wind. This configuration persisted on the Echo's replacement, the 2006 Toyota Yaris, and it lasted until an all-new 2012 Yaris model.
I have driven this car for nearly 70,000miles over 230k and cant find a good reason to get rid of it. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. The car doesn't handle well, but it is small and nimble which is great for parking lots. Reviewers and owners alike found the design annoying. It also had good outward visibility. Most Echo models sold in the U. While Toyota sold almost 49,000 Echo models in its launch year of 2000, sales fell steadily thereafter and the 2003 total was little more than half that.