Released date : 1982/ 3/24

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Grade VX VE VL
Model type
Curb mass(kg) 1040 1020 1005
Dimensions Length(mm) 4415 4415 4415
Width(mm) 1690 1690 1690
Height(mm) 1395 1395 1395
Wheelbase(mm) 2600 2600 2600
Engine Engine code 1S 1S 1S
Engine type In-line 4-cylinder, OHC (transverse engine) In-line 4-cylinder, OHC (transverse engine) In-line 4-cylinder, OHC (transverse engine)
Displacement(cm3) 1832 1832 1832
Max. output kW(PS)/r.p.m. -/100/5400 -/100/5400 -/100/5400
* The specifications are those of representative model grades.
* Max. output represents a net rating. In the above table, digits separated by slashes ( / / ) stand for kW, PS, and r.p.m., respectively.
* The model numbers of these vehicles are SV10(1800).
The Vista was a new high-grade middle-sized sedan launched in March 1982 from the Toyota Vista sales channel. It was a twin of the first-generation front-engine, front-wheel-drive (FF) Camry, which was developed as the replacement of the Celica Camry and marketed through the Corolla channel. The Vista came with a newly developed 1.8-liter 4-cylinder SOHC engine (1S: LASRE+FF) and a 4-door sedan body with 6-light side windows. Its combination of a transversely mounted engine and the FF layout was the first for Toyota. The 2,600 mm wheelbase provided a spacious cabin that compared favorably with that of a larger sedan.

In addition to the originally available combination of a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine with a carburetor and a 5-speed manual transmission, a 4-speed automatic with overdrive was offered in July, along with a model with a 2-liter 120 PS 4-cylinder SOHC EFI engine (2S-ELU) and an electronically controlled 4-speed ECT-S automatic transmission. A sporty 5-door liftback with the height 25 mm lower than the sedan was added to the lineup in August. A 1.8-liter turbo diesel engine (1C-TL) was made available in August 1983 (the displacement was expanded to 2-liter in August 1985), followed by a 2-liter sports twin-cam 160 PS engine (3S-GELU) in June 1984.
Plant Tsutsumi plant
The meaning is the same as in English.

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