2nd Generation (1991—1999) MR2 Problems

MR2 owners with a 1991—1999 model year have the most problems with the transmission (100%), We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. The Gear Box/ Casing Comes Apart Because of a Stripped Bolt 1 complaints at an average of 129,200 miles in the 1991 Toyota MR2.

What MR2 Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Toyota model years.

Watch out for the 1991 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
1999 0 0 0
1998 0 0 0
1997 0 0 0
1996 0 0 0
1995 0 0 18 0.0
1994 0 0 17 0.0
1993 0 0 18 0.0
1992 0 1 18 0.0
1991 1 1 18 0.24

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