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2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder is between $360 and $440 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder
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$400
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Manual transmission models of the MR2 Spyder tend to slip out of gear while driving. This is because the bushings that support the shift lever wear out very quickly, and prevent the shifter from pl...
The MR2 Spyder 1.8L engine has a known issue with the valves that if left unchecked, will cause burned valves and engine performance issues.  The engine ‘breathes’ through valves&...
Drivers of the Toyota MR2 Spyder may notice excessive oil consumption between oil changes, even to the extent of the engine oil warning light displayed on the multi-function display. This issue is...
They stay on whether the car is on or off. I did notice one of the light on the top panel in my ...
Power steering level is good and pump is not making noise but P/S light is on and power steering ...
Overall (3 Reviews)
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February 17, 2013
2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder
A blast to drive even at 102K and fuel economy remains at factory specs (26/32 mpg) even though a tune up has yet to be done. Low maintenance and nary a repair the whole while. Finish remains brigh...
September 08, 2010
2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder
It is a spooky all black 2003 w/ leather interior. I can't stop driving it. I am somewhat embarrassed to be hooked on a Toyota, when all I've owned for 18 years are two pick up trucks.
April 25, 2009
2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder
It's MY car and no one else in the family can drive it! I feel like a kid again. Nimble & quick feels very safe to drive. Shifting gears is GREAT! The linkage makes this little 'click-click' so...