1994 Toyota LiteAce GXL
Toyota of Japan was investing in people movers in the early 1990's. The LiteAce minivan was one of those said haulers, and it is the perfect size for an ideal city runabout. With an efficient gasoline engine, tons of interior room, and space-age styling, this Japanese 1994 van is an ideal ride to own. The exterior is in excellent condition with minimal blemishes. Finished in an eye catching, Electron Blue Metallic paint it is in exceptional shape, with the body in the same condition. Overall the body has been cared for, and the exterior plastics and acrylics look great. No major dents or scratches adorn the exterior, sans some light scuffs on the bumpers from normal use. The light bar looks distinctive at night with its yellow accents, and the aerodynamic, cab over design, makes for a cool looking profile.
The interior is in good condition finished in durable grey cloth and has been kept up incredibly for a vehicle intended to transport a gaggle of toddlers. The light gray colored seats do all show light staining, with the rear rows having the most accelerated wear. The rear seats have seemly endless configurations and the middle row can swivel 180 degrees (rear facing) which creates a limo like experience. The seating capacity is eight, and despite its small exterior dimensions, the interior is more than adequate to fit adults. The GXL model denotes a high roof, and the headliner is in fair shape with normal scuffs. The most desirable options were rear climate and dual sunroofs which are equipped in this particular LiteAce, and are functioning. Extra grab handles line both the back and middle rows, as well. It is clean, and the structure doesn't display the least bit of sag, which is common a quarter century old vans. The rear seats fold up and out of the way for increased cargo space if desired. The air struts function properly out back, and the rear hatch opens to a height above six feet for easy loading. A suite of privacy curtains line the back glass to prevent unwanted glances from other motorists, and the rear windows have UV limited sunshade inserts which help out interior temps as well. Oversized, powered mirrors provide great visibility on both passenger and driver sides, and the driver controls including power locks, OEM audio, and one touch window switches are all easily reachable. The dash is in good shape, free of any cracks or discoloration although it does have some holes left from a .
The 3Y-EU gasoline four-cylinder fires right up and idles smoothly. This specific four cylinder is known for its durability and with only 54K verified miles, is barely broken in. The automatic transmission shifts smoothly, and is among the most seamless transmissions we have sold in recent memory. Freeway cruising is much more comfortable than a kei van, and the gearing is much wider by comparison. The front-midship, RWD layout provides optimal fuel economy, and the suspension keeps the car nicely in line over larger road imperfections. The brakes are surprisingly receptive to inputs, and this mid size van stops better than you might expect. An oil change has been performed by one of our trained technicians, and ensures another 3000 miles of carefree motoring. Approach angles are fantastic, and the van has an abundance of ground clearance if you live off the beaten path. This vehicles turning radius is better than average, with much of its maneuverability being owed to its tight wheelbase.
Our vehicles are mechanically reconditioned to a high enough standard that include a completed Virginia State Safety Inspection, with the supporting documentation from a registered state inspector. This LiteAce is too good to miss; It's brilliant drivetrain, low cost of ownership, and useful layout make it the perfect turn-key JDM family van.
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