Toyota 86 - The Fun, Affordable Summer Sports Car

By: Castlegar Toyota   |   26 Jun 2017
2017 Toyota 86

Toyota 86 - The Fun, Affordable Summer Sports Car

BC is the right province to live in if you love to drive. Cruising along Kootenay Lake, or winding through the mountains are experiences we get to enjoy all summer long. Of course, driving is a whole lot more fun when you’re behind the wheel of an exciting sports car. But who has money for that?


The likelihood is, you do. The 2017 Toyota 86 is a small, light, and exhilarating car that is the perfect ride to make the most of your BC summer. This small package packs a lot of power under the hood, and can it ever perform. But the best part about the Toyota 86 is how affordable it is - for just over $30,000 you can get behind the wheel of this sleek sports car.


A Driver’s Car

Make no mistake, the Toyota 86 is designed with one thing in mind: fun. With its roots going back to the incredibly popular Scion FR-S, the 86 will only fit a couple of people, so leave the kids and the dog at home. You and a friend can enjoy the smooth 6-speed manual transmission and a 2.0 litre engine that puts out 205 hp - the Toyota 86 can go 0 -100 km/h in 6.2 seconds. In other words: passing won’t be a problem. Yes, this is a rear wheel drive car that is an absolute blast to drive.

Did You Know?

Car and Driver points out, “With a low roof height and low-mounted boxer engine, the Toyota 86 has a center of gravity that’s lower than many of today’s sports cars.”


Who Should Drive the Toyota 86?

The fact is, the 2017 Toyota 86 isn’t meant for everyone, but there are a lot of people who will suit the 86 incredibly well.


If you have the means to own a second, fun car, the Toyota 86 is something to consider. Whether you’re a business owner looking for a second car to drive on weekends, or a retiree looking to make the most of your golden years, the 2017 Toyota 86 is a fun car that won’t take up too much space in your garage.


While the 86 will never fit a whole family, if you’re in you’re single and have a good job, or young couple, the 86 has a lot of redeeming qualities. Yes, it’s stylish, and small so it can park just about anywhere, but it is also fuel efficient. The manual version of the 2017 Toyota 86 gets an impressive 11.3 L / 100km City and  8.3 L / 100km Highway. With those stats, it can save you a lot of money at the gas pump.



Of course, the Toyota 86 can be right for just about anyone - it all depends on your needs, budget, and lifestyle. The easiest way to know if the 86 is right for you is to drive it. Contact us today to take a no obligation test drive and experience the 2017 Toyota 86 for yourself.

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