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TOYOTA ECHO Used Car Review



  • Big cabin for the car's size
  • Digital speedo quite advanced for its time
  • Willing and reasonably smooth 1.3L engine
  • Build quality
  • Better 1.5L engine not in all hatch variants
  • Some models were short on safety/convenience features
  • Sedan's frumpy styling
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.
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2001 Toyota Echo Sportivo

  • 270000 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

Will come with free $500 worth of Toyota red paint, primer, clearcoat, thinners, sanding paper, masking tape, if sold for asking price. 2001 Toyota Echo Sportivo 1.5l Manual Don't let the kilometers scare as the car has been maintained mechanically. Only selling due to no longer required. The following was carried before deciding to sell in May New Clutch kit Serviced Oil and filter Air filter changed Spark plugs changed Cabin filter replaced Body was prepped for paint hence

Blakeview, SA

5 hours ago

2003 Toyota Echo NCP12R Red 4 Speed Automatic Sedan

  • 203998 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

Auto, power steering, service books, air conditioning. Genuine enquires only. Please enquire if you want to make an appointment. The price includes roadworthy certificate, stamp duty, transfer fees and all government charges. We provide very competitive finance, we have fantastic warranty options, we accept trade ins and we can bring the car to you!

$6,888Drive Away^
Werribee, VIC

Dealer used
9 hours ago

2005 Toyota Echo Manual Red

  • 191000 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

Selling our reliable Toyota Echo 5 Speed manual very fuel efficent 1.3l motor Has a new radio that has usb/aux etc Has a rare spoiler that normally comes on the rush model Later 2005 model Good tyres Always maintained and serviced reguarly Great first car, or for someone who wants to save money on fuel Rego til August 2022 It is red, however the australian sun has damaged the clear coat on basically all the panels. Price isn't (is not) negotiable. Selling on behalf of my fat

Blacktown, NSW


2005 Toyota Echo 4 Sp Automatic 3d Hatchback

  • 288000 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

If you see this ad, it means it is available. The price is fixed, kindly don’t message and ask about any negotiations. It has got 5 months rego. Eco With Automatic transmission, find a better deal than this in this range. 2005 model 3 door 5 months rego till December 2021 Serviced recently Fuel efficient, gives great milage. Bluetooh connectivity option. Lcd installed( can be seen in pictures) Selling because i have got bigger car. issue : faded colour of roof because of direct expos

Berala, NSW


Toyota Echo

  • 151000 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual

Toyota Echo 2002 Maroon / Red 150,000kms New tyres and wheel alignment in last 3 month All oils changed Air filter changed Oil filter changed Hardly driven as I have upgraded Cars 10 months Registration Has only been driven by Full licensed drivers Clean interior Subwoofer and 2 6x9 Speaker Sony Well Serviced and taken care of Not in a rush to sell at all, just gauging interest as I have a second Daily Driver and Motorcycle Darkest legal tint windows on sides and back 2 ignition Keys LogBoo

Lilyfield, NSW


Overview of the Toyota Echo

Overview of the Toyota Echo




Fuel Consumption

1.3L 4-cylinder: 5.8 to 6.5 litres per 100km

1.5L 4-cylinder: 5.7 to 6.7 litres per 100km

= Highly economical.

= Good economy.

= Average fuel use.

= Heavy consumption.




Not much to report here, thanks to the Echo being a typical Toyota and, therefore, pretty darn reliable.

But you do need to check a few things, starting with the service record. These engines were physically small and held only a small amount of oil. And since they worked pretty hard, it's important that oil and filter changes were not skipped.

During the test drive, check that the heater control isn't too stiff to move and that the air-conditioning blows icy-cold air at you.

Unfortunately, the Echo is one of the many cars that was caught up in the Takata air-bag fiasco, so a check with a Toyota dealer will give you the latest updates on this ongoing saga and information on what your next move should be.

It's a moving target, unfortunately, as more and more cars are added to the recall list.