At the heart of 86 is a potent 2.0-liter flat-four engine. With it's horizontally opposed pistons and compact packaging, this engine sits low in the chassis for optimal balance and performance. In the manual transmission equipped 86, this engine reduces friction and pumping loss, helping to provide an optimized power curve. It's got some muscle, too, with the manual transmission-equipped 86 getting 205 horsepower and 156lb.-ft. of torque, plus a red aluminum manifold. In the automatic-equipped 86, it's boxer engine pumps out 200 horsepower and 151 lb.-ft. of torque.
86 comes with a close-ratio 6-speed transmission for breathtaking acceleration and impressive fuel economy. The sequential automatic transmission features a manual shift mode, letting you select the gear you want via the gear-select lever or steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters. For those who prefer three pedals, the manual transmission gives short, precise throws for a driving experience like no other.
The automatic transmission-equipped 86 comes standard with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters. Just a simple pull of the lever allows the driver to quickly change gears while keeping both hands on the wheel. This automatic transmission is intelligent, too- it will automatically rev-match when downshifting, giving you buttery-smooth gear changes.
Designed for track days, 86's unique Vehicle Stability Control Full-Off Mode (VSC)36 sport tuning allows the driver to shut off all stability assists. When on a racetrack, the Full-Off Mode prevents the VSC from kicking in, putting the driver in full control. This helps expert drivers push the envelope of 86 and extract every last drop of performance.
Brighter light. More efficiency. Striking design. A full complement of LED lighting accentuates the cutting-edge style of 86. Up front, LED lighting is used for the high- and low-beam headlights, integrated Daytime Running Lights (DRL) and turn signal indicators, helping to ensure this sports car won't be ignored. In the rear, LED lighting is used for the taillights, brake lights and rear turn signal indicators, further taking 86 to a new level of cool.
The 86 GT comes equipped with a standard rear wing that expertly blends function and style. Additionally, unique end plates have been designed to capture less turbulent air. Together with the underbody aerodynamic panel, this wing allows for optimal aerodynamic, helping the 86 achieve a drag coefficient of just 0.27.
Vortex generators on the fenders help control turbulent airflow, enhancing the stability of 86. These also work to keep the front end planted firmly to the ground, so you can stay connected to the road.
The suede-like material shows off the sophisticated side of 86. Granlux® trim accents cover key touch-points on the door panels, upper-seat bolsters, and dash. Adding an extra bit of style is an embossed "86" logo above the passenger-side glove box.
Deeply bolstered front seats bring comfort to those long drives, and they hold you in place when the roads get twisty. Granlux® trim on the upper side bolsters provide extra grip and an added sense of luxury. And accent silver contrast stitching further enhances the premium feel of 86.
A standard folding rear seat lets you bring your friends, or your gear, along for the ride. With 6.9 cubic feet of space in the trunk, 25 you can fit those gotta-have items you need for a weekend getaway. Folding the rear seat down increases total cargo area, giving you enough space to carry an extra set of wheels and tires for those race-day excursions.
Available on 86 is the Display Audio with Navigation23 system. Unique to the Toyota family, this powerful piece of tech features a high-resolution 7-in. touch-screen display. It's navigation functionality with turn-by-turn directions makes it easy to find your way. Better yet, this system also comes standard with the Aha Radio™ app29 with over 100,000 stations, iPod® 24 connectivity and six speakers, helping power the perfect sound track for every drive.
Every 86 comes standard with Hill Start Assist Control (HAC). 33 This convenient technology helps to keep the vehicle from rolling backward when switching from brake to accelerator on an incline.
SST30 helps reduce engine power when both that brake and gas pedals are pressed at the same time under certain conditions. The feature doesn't engage if the brake pedal is depressed before the accelerator pedal, allowing time for the driver to move from brake to acceleration. And for those track days, that also means that you can still heel-toe in the manual transmission-equipped 86 without any problems.
86 comes standard with the Star Safety System™, a suite of six advanced safety features that includes Vehicle Stability Control (VSC),36 Traction Control(TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-Free Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) 34 and Smart Stop Technology™. 30
Six airbags come standard on every 86, including a driver and front passenger Advanced Airbag System, front seat-mounted side airbags, and side curtain airbags.