Quality of car - superior. Top ratings for gas mileage but we have also had fantastic reliability and low cost of ownership. I have had my Echo for over 6 years. You should keep your gas tank filled no less than ¼ full. It handles really well, they were raced in Quebec in 2005 as an official Echo Cup series and now a few enthusiasts still race them in other classes. Please reference the following incident number so we may assist you with this error.
It always starts even in the dead of winter without a block heater this thing goes. You will need to increase this pressure accordingly if you have extra passengers or are carrying extra load in the cargo. I give it lots of leeway because it's a low-end model and I don't really expect too much. You don't want your car breaking down because you failed to check the battery, right? My wife's Echo has not been the greatest car. Change the oil regularly and it will last almost forever. Vision from the drivers seat is excellent in all directions.
You need to replace the coolant with new one at a recommended interval check your owner's manual to remove the dirt and rust particles that have collected in the said fluid. We have been very happy with the Echo but due to health problems it is no longer suitable for our needs. The truth was that it was a pretty amazing ride overall. Mileage has ranged from 32 - 43 mpg but is typically right around 34 in mixed driving. In 6 years it's only been in a repair shop once to replace the brake pads that were worn out after 97,000 Km. Worn and damaged or cracked tires need to be replaced before they blow out.
More minor issues are the truck no longer opens, the seat belts won't self-retract, and general bits and pieces getting old. So it's a bit noisy, but certainly not too noisy. It is also recommended to fill up your tank before going on a long drive or even just going to work. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. Additionally, the engine was boosted to a 1. The only thing about the Echo is that it is low economy car that has a little rough ride to it.
ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. Reason being if you tend to have passengers, with the two door option you do have to fold back the front seat s everytime someone needs to access the back. Bought is with 3+ years of use. The rear seats fold down so it can handle longer items. It is a very dependable vehicle, good gas mileage, lots of trunk space. Excellent for a 'cheap' ride.
The stearing wheel never blocks your view of the speedometer. In the nearly one decade that the Echo has been in the market, it has sold well in the North American market. It is easier to find a spot for parking versus most of the other cars because of its shorter length. The engine is quite powerful for its size and wih a manual transmission it can give a hard time in a 0-100 start to most automatics with a much bigger engine. Unfortunately Toyota change in 2006 Echo for Yaris and get the end with fun to drive in compact car. By that time, engine damage may have already occurred. And then there's the rust.
Otherwise it is a durable and very low deprecation value. On the downside, handling could be better - it leans a lot in fast curves. It has only a few less kms on it, but everything still works fine and it has had exactly zero maintenance issues - I'm even on the original break pads! I do more coasting then in gear so I installed updated- drilled and sloted rotors and best pads so I could stop real fast without down shifting and I am happy. This car has great fuel mileage, is very dependable and easy to drive. We have owned our Toyota Echo for almost 10 years now. Always check your fuel gauge and don't wait till it's empty before filling up.
WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557177020281 ; listingsSearchManager. All these lights are fitted to your car to keep you and others safe on the road. While it did seem like a step back from the more powerful output of the previous generation, the lighter frame of the latest Echo meant that there was no loss in speed and performance! TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. Other than coated in dog hair, the seats are still intact. Also it has a multi-point fuel injection system.