By on March 12, 2014

20 - 1986 Toyota Cressida Wagon Down On the Junkyard - Picture courtesy of Murilee MartinThe Toyota Cressida is now at its moment of peak junkyard availability, with most examples finally getting to the point at which repairs just aren’t justified by the car’s value. The Cressida was an extremely well-built car by 1980s standards, and a pretty good car even through our jaded 21st-century eyes (which view vehicles that get scrapped before 200,000 miles as suspiciously crappy and/or abused). We’ve seen this ’80, this ’82 this ’84, this ’87, this ’89, and this ’92 in the Junkyard Find Series so far, but today’s Cressida is the first wagon. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • Matt Posky: I was kidding. But in that way where there’s a little nugget of truth to it.
  • Lie2me: Koreans sell cars to China? I thought they weren’t speaking. I guess money transcends all
  • 28-Cars-Later: Did Tesla supplant BMW as the d-bag car of choice?
  • Margarets Dad: Matt, I don’t follow your reasoning. Care to elaborate? Of course if TTAC wanted to kick me off,...
  • MKizzy: My local newspaper shut down its comment section and took refuge behind a paywall because its shrinking pool...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber