Mr2 mk1 oil type

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FAQ mr2 mk1 oil type

What kind of oil does a MR2 Mk1 take?

Make sure you ask the owner of the MR2 Mk1 what oil they use in their vehicle. Toyota recommends a 10W-30 weight engine oil for the first generation MR2. Lots of owners like to also use a 5W-30 or even a 0W-30 for better cold weather protection, so don’t be surprised to find plenty of Mk1s running on those weight oils.

How often should you change the oil in a Mk1 MR2?

Toyota recommends that the oil in a Mk1 MR2 be changed every 8,000 km (5,000 miles) for severe driving conditions, which is what applies to most people and their cars. Many enthusiastic MR2 owners like to replace the oil every 5,000 km (3,000 miles), however, this really isn’t necessary with modern synthetic oils.

What to look for when buying a Toyota MR2 Mk1?

The first generation MR2 is getting on a bit, so don’t be surprised if you find some issues. Use a torch/flashlight or your phone to get a better look of hard to see areas, and a mirror comes in handy as well. Below we have listed some things to watch out for when it comes to the exhaust system on a Toyota MR2 Mk1:

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Can I import a Mk1 MR2 from Japan?

While the number of Mk1 MR2s in Japan has decreased as more and more of them age and get exported, there are still plenty available. While importing an MR2 from Japan may seem a bit daunting, it is actually quite easy. The first thing we recommend you do is to Google search “import Toyota MR2”.

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