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iluvcelicas
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Nov 15, 12:24pm - #326770 
HELP: 2004 or 2005?

Hi,

I'm planning to buy a new Celica in the near future, and I'm looking for some advice. Does anyone have any thoughts on 2004 vs. 2005 models? The year-end, rock-bottom prices on 2004s is appealing, but I was wondering what the advantages might be for getting a 2005.

Any ideas would be appreciated...I'm having enough trouble deciding on a color, let alone which year!

P.S. Every '05 I've seen have been loaded GT ATs, which is the opposite of what I'm looking at, which is GTS MT...is this a weird coincidence or is Toyota keeping its limited production more focused on one kind of Celica this last year?

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ExNihilo
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Nov 15, 1:01pm - #326771 
There's really no difference between '04 and '05, except the CD player is supposed to come standard on the '05 with multi-disc capacity; I think it also might not have a cassette player. Anyway, very little difference. If you can still get a new '04 GTS manual, I'd say go for it!


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Nov 15, 1:20pm - #326772 
I think you should get a new 2004...save money. thumbsup


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iluvcelicas
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Nov 15, 1:39pm - #326773 
That's tempting...especially since there is a '04 GTS manual Celica sitting that has been sitting at a local dealership for a while. Here's what's holding me back...and you all can tell me if this is even a big thing...I was wondering if, for nostalgic or novelty reasons, I should get a '05, since that's the last year the Celicas will be distributed here in the U.S. Any thoughts?

Thanks for replies so far! smile

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Nov 15, 2:15pm - #326774 
got an 04 and loving it. no problems except for this odd clickl everyone once in a while that soduns like its coming fomr under the rear passenger window. if you have the $$ find an 05gts becasue tis hte alst of them and will be that much newer. Goodluck bro.

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