Sprinter Carib

Released date : 1988/ 2/ 5

body type

Station Wagon


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Grade 1600_16 valve EFI_AV-II 1600 16valve EFI_RV Special 1600 16valve EFI_AV-I
Model type
Curb mass(kg) 1160 1140 1110
Dimensions Length(mm) 4370 4370 4250
Width(mm) 1655 1655 1655
Height(mm) 1450 1450 1450
Wheelbase(mm) 2430 2430 2430
Engine Engine code 4A-FE 4A-FE 4A-FE
Engine type Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, DOHC Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, DOHC Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, DOHC
Displacement(cm3) 1587 1587 1587
Max. output kW(PS)/r.p.m. -/100/5600 -/100/5600 -/100/5600
* 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 AE95G.
The second-generation Sprinter Carib that came out in February 1988 used the platform of the sixth-generation Sprinter released in May 1987, enlarging the body length and width by 60 mm and 40 mm, respectively. Instead of the previous part-time 4-wheel-drive (4WD) system, the new Carib adopted the same full-time 4WD system of the Sprinter sedan 4WD that became available in October 1987.

The unique design features of the first-generation Carib was retained to emphasize the model identity, including the high-roofed cabin, wide rear quarter windows, and the high-mounted rear combination lamps. The engine was a 1.6-liter inline 4-cylinder DOHC 16-valve "high-mecha" twin-cam unit, and the transmission could be chosen from a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic. Selected models came with a height control switch, which could raise the body by 30 mm to suit the road condition.
Plant Takaoka plant[to July 1990], Toyota Industries Corporation [from Aug. 1990]
The meaning of "sprinter" is the same as in English. "Carib" is meant as an abbreviation of "caribou" (reindeer).

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