2019 Toyota 86 small car power – compared to its Subaru BRZ cousin it has minimal differences. The Toyota 86 competes in a busy compact sports car segment that are all fun to drive. No turbo, no supercharger – just a naturally aspirated engine that handles well on the autocross course or on the road.

Horsepower: 200 to 205 hp
Engine: 2.0 L 4-cylinder
MPG: Up to 24 city / 32 highway
Curb weight: 2,776 to 2,827 lbs
7 exterior colors
Price: $26,655 – $32,420
Vehicle tested: GT $30,949

New TRD Special Edition
Tight steering and handling
Comfortable seating considering minimal adjustments
Track mode option

Needs more power off the line
Loud interior noise
Needs more standard safety features expected on Toyota products
Small trunk

Competes with:
Fiat 124
Hyundai Veloster
Subaru BRZ
Mini Cooper
Mazda MX-5

86 TRD Special Edition
Brembo 51 brakes, SACHS 50 performance dampers, 18-in. TRD wheels, TRD performance exhaust and an aerodynamic body kit unleash 86 around the track, while turning heads on the streets

The Toyota 86’s humble, naturally aspirated 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine comes standard with a six-speed manual transmission and makes 205 horsepower and 156 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic is optional, and that drops output to 200 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque.

Points – 10 out of 10 points – top score 100
Technology – 5
Features – 5
Design – 8
Quality – 8
Value – 6
Total: 62

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