If you are looking for an affordable sports car, the 2017 Toyota 86 is a very good option you should look into. In fact, the Toyota 86 is the sportiest vehicle in the Japanese car maker’s lineup. It is a two-door coupe that showcases a lush interior, balanced ride and handling, and lively four-cylinder engine.
 

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If you worried about leaving anybody behind with this sports coupe, you will be happy to learn that you still can seat four passengers. Also, with its good fuel economy and above-average crash safety and predicted reliability, the 2017 Toyota 86 is a very practical and attractive vehicle.

 

Driving

 

The Toyota 86 coupe is a cult favorite car at the dealer of used cars serving Santa Ana. The 86 has a 2.0 liter, flat-four “boxer” engine that produces 205 horsepower and 156 pound-feet of torque when it is matched to a six-speed manual transmission. You can also opt for 200 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque with a six-speed automatic.

 

Many customers who test drove used cars near Santa Ana like the 2017 Toyota 86 Base Coupe noticed that it has an exceptional suspension that feels flexible on rough roads. In general, the ride is smooth and enjoyable enough for everyday commutes.

 

Besides the pleasant ride, the Toyota 86 has remarkable handling. When you go around turns, the vehicle remains stable, has good weighted and communicative steering, and highly responsive brakes. 

 

Sales representatives of used cars near Santa Ana say that the vehicle’s EPA estimates in the manual-equipped Toyota 86 returns 21 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. However, if you opt for the automatic, you will have an even better fuel economy estimated at 24 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway. While Toyota was developing the rear-wheel-drive coupe, engineers concentrated on providing sharp and balanced handling features with a low center of gravity and low curb weight. 

 

Technology

 

All 2017 86 models come standard with a 7-inch touch screen, a rearview camera, an eight-speaker stereo, USB and auxiliary ports, and Bluetooth. A navigation system is also available. The touch screen is hassle-free with convenient audio and climate control knobs. Also, the dashboard layout is very driver-focused.

 

The audio system is excellent with eight speakers to amplify your car tunes. A dealer-installed navigation unit is available for purchase if you require this system. 

 

Instead of Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, the vehicle supports Bluetooth connectivity and has a USB port and auxiliary jack as well. You will find that pairing is quick, and album cover art is displayed.

 

When it comes to driver assistance, the 2017 Toyota 86 Base Coupe has standard ABS, and the stability control has been reengineered to allow more traction loss before interfering. Furthermore, there is even a track mode that lets you customize the response. 

 

Customers of used cars near Santa Ana say that the vehicle’s voice recognition is praiseworthy for its ability to catch every word. 

 

Comfort

 

When you hop into the Toyota 86 two-door coupe, you will quickly notice that it has four seats. The front seats are comfortable, pleasantly contoured and provide lots of side support, which comes in handy when you want to test out the Toyota 86’s handling abilities. There is ample head and legroom for taller occupants in the front seats. Cloth upholstery, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, and sport bucket seats are standard. However, if you want to upgrade the seats, leather upholstery and heated seats are available. 

 

The car’s cabin has a simple, minimalist styling that is very pleasing to the eye. The plastics found around the vehicle have a premium look and feel. Furthermore, drivers will love the good forward visibility. Similar to many other sports cars on the market, the rear seats are tight but can fit smaller passengers comfortably. The rear seats also feature two complete sets of LATCH connectors.

 

There is 6.9 cubic feet of trunk space in the Toyota 86. The rear seats fold to let longer items fit in the trunk.

 

If you are someone that pays attention to and appreciates the details, then you will love the 86 coupe’s interior stitching and embroidered 86 logos on the vehicle’s seats. It is the perfect addition that any sports car enthusiast will love.

 

The NHTSA gave the Toyota 86 four out of five stars for the frontal crash test. Furthermore, the National Highway Traffic Administration gave the coupe’s rollover protection a five-star rating. For the small overlap front performance, the agency rated it Acceptable and the 2017 Toyota 86 received four stars for frontal-impact safety. All 2017 models of the 86 coupe come equipped with a rearview camera, which makes reversing much easier.

 

Overall

 

If you would love to own a reasonably-priced sports car that does not skimp on performance, comfort, and technology, then the 2017 Toyota 86 Base Coupe is a sure-fire win that will enhance your driving experience! 

 

 

 

 
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