The Toyota 86 Sports Coupe is a Road Head Turner

Angelica · Apr 3, 2022 12:14 PM

The Toyota 86 sports car is a developed model by two Japanese automakers – Toyota Motor Company and Subaru Corporation. This coupe model has gained a huge popularity in the Philippine automotive market since its launch in 2012 because of its stunning style and nimble engine.

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It is available in two transmission choices in the Philippines. The 2.0 manual transmission variant is priced at Php2.086 million, and Php2.186 million for its CVT variant. These prices are inexpensive as compared to some sedan models, considering that the 86 belongs to the sports car class type of vehicle.

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This coupe is measured 167.9” in length, 69.9” for its width, 51.6” height, 101.4” wheelbase, and 5.1” ground clearance. Contributing to its overall exterior are its projector headlights, LED turn signals, LED rear tail lights, rear fog lamp, reverse light, 17” x 7.5” aluminum wheels, long hood, and low body coupe structure. This year’s version of the 86 has a facelift update as well that made it fresh-looking.

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The interior of the 86 comes in a 2+2 cloth trim seating that features two sport seats in the front and two at the back. The interior has a sports car rider vibe with its black and red palette all throughout the cabin with its leather steering wheel. Since the 86 is a sports car, the seating position is expectedly low to the ground. The Toyota 86 supports push to start engine button, which is located at the bottom left corner of the console. Its cargo space truck volume has a capacity of 6.3 cubic feet.

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This sports coupe comes with a 7-inch infotainment unit that supports AUX, USB, and Wi-Fi connectivity. The 86 also comes in a keyless entry and has an automatic climate control. This car is a 4-seater coupe with 41.5 inches of front seat leg room, 37 inches front seat head room, 53.6 inches front seat shoulder room, 29.9 inches rear seat leg room, 33.5 inches rear seat headroom, and 51.7 inches rear seat shoulder headroom.

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Undeniably, this car has a promising style appearance for an entry sports car. With that exterior aesthetic, the performance must go along. The Toyota 86 sports coupe is composed of the following powertrain properties.

Engine     2.4L Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower          228 hp, 7000 rpm
Torque      184 lb, 3700 rpm
Transmission             6-Speed Manual and CVT
Orientation     Rear-Wheel Drive

Toyota 86 has made an improvement over its previous engine mechanism, as the 2022 version comes with a more powerful engine. It has a fuel tank capacity of 13.2 gallons which is expected to run 264 miles in a city drive and 356.4 miles in a highway drive.

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The 2022 Toyota 86’ safety features include: a driver air bag, a front head air bag, a front side air bag, a knee air bag, a passenger air bag, and a rear head air bag, a standard back-up camera, ABS, tire pressure monitor, brake assist, stability control, and traction control.

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This coupe from Toyota and Subaru is a perfect balance of superior style, impressive power, functionality, and affordability.

 

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