2020 Toyota 86

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Toyota 86 highlights

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  • Excellent steering and handling
  • Lots of standard features
  • Uncomplicated interior design


  • Underwhelming acceleration
  • Small trunk with limited cargo space
  • Lack of modern driver aids

Mileage (EPA estimate)

21 city, 28 highway, 24 combined

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Add some fun to your daily drive

Unleash your playful side in the 2020 Toyota 86, a rear-wheel drive, two-door coupe that's packed with personality. Powered by the legendary 2.0L four-cylinder Boxer engine, the 2020 Toyota 86 has 205 hp on tap in all models with a manual transmission. There's seating for up to four passengers inside, while an eight-speaker Clari-Fi™ sound system and Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay® integration will keep the good times rolling. Looking for some unique style? Check out the 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition, featuring unique paint, wheel color, and leather seats for a truly distinctive look. Wherever you go, the 2020 Toyota 86 is ready to add some spice to everyday life.

All Toyota 86 years

New for 2020

  • The 86 is available in a new trim called the Hakone Edition.
  • The TRD SE trim has been discontinued for 2020.
  • 86 trims have been upgraded with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and Satellite Radio Ready as standard equipment this year.

Explore Toyota 86 details

Base 2WD 2D Coupe

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Pioneer Sound System
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control

Drive Wheels

Rear Wheel Drive (2WD)

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Torque (ft-lbs)


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Overall length






Leg room

F 41.9"/R 29.9"

Head room

F 37.1"/R 35"

Front tires


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5 reasons to buy the 2020 Toyota 86

1. Heart-pounding fun

2020 Toyota 86: Shifter | CarMax

Put some energy back into your daily drive in the 2020 Toyota 86. Designed for the track and built for everyday life, the Toyota 86 has sport-tuned suspension to keep the car steady during dynamic driving. A limited-slip differential keeps the power going to both rear wheels, preventing one-wheel spinning. A short-throw six-speed manual transmission quickly shifts through the gears, adding to the playful nature of the 2020 Toyota 86.

2. Boxer engine performance

2020 Toyota 86: Engine | CarMax

Powering the 2020 Toyota 86 is a 205-hp (200-hp in the automatic transmission model) 2.0L four-cylinder engine. This sporty engine is unique in many ways, helping it shape the personality of the Toyota 86. It's paired with a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. The Boxer engine is easy on the fuel tank, too—the 2020 Toyota 86 with a six-speed automatic transmission gets an EPA-estimated 24 mpg city and 32 mpg highway.

3. Eye-catching style

2020 Toyota 86: Rear Exterior View | CarMax

Make everyone green with envy in the 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition, painted in a unique Hakone Green and accented with 17-inch bronze wheels. Chrome-tipped dual exhaust is standard on all 2020 Toyota 86 trims, accented by 17- or 18-inch twisted-spoke alloy wheels and LED projector headlights. On the 2020 Toyota 86 GT trim, a rear wing and paneling over the underside provide functional fashion, improving aerodynamics and style.

4. Plenty of tech features

2020 Toyota 86: Dashboard | CarMax

A modern car needs modern tech, and the 2020 Toyota 86 makes tech must-haves available across every trim. Standard features include Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration, a seven-inch infotainment system, and an eight-speaker sound system. The base model also has comforts like an auto-dimming rearview mirror, integrated rearview camera, and steering-wheel-mounted controls.

5. Three well-equipped trims

2020 Toyota 86: Interior Front Seats | CarMax

The 2020 Toyota 86 is available in three trims, each offering its own unique blend of style and features. In addition to some great tech, the Toyota 86 base model is equipped with sport front seats and 17-inch alloys. Upgrade to the Toyota 86 GT for leather-trimmed sport seats, a 4.2-inch digital driver information display, and leather-trimmed interior accents. The Toyota 86 Hakone Edition is new for the 2020 model year, with unique badging and exterior color choices, along with a luxurious interior.

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The 2017-2020 Porsche Cayman is a mid-engine two-door coupe with excellent handling and quiet road manners. Power comes from a 300-hp turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine and a six-speed manual transmission; a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission is available. In addition, a host of interior trims are available, including natural wood, polished aluminum, and carbon fiber. The 2017-2020 Porsche Cayman with the 2.0L engine and six-speed transmission has an impressive zero-to-60 mph time of 4.9 seconds (according to the manufacturer, when new).

Standard features on the 2017-2020 Porsche Cayman include:

  • Bi-xenon headlights

  • Porsche Communication Management infotainment system

  • Front and rear parking sensors

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2020 Toyota 86 trims

Curious how Toyota 86 trims differ? Use our side-by-side vehicle comparison to see the differences and similarities
  • Toyota 86: Includes Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration, a seven-inch infotainment system, 17-inch alloys, an automatic-dimming rearview mirror, and more.

  • GT: Adds leather-trimmed seating, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, LED fog lights, and more.

  • Hakone Edition: Adds bronze-colored 17-inch alloys, Alcantara® leather seating inserts, a leather-wrapped gear shift, and more.

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Color options

2020 Toyota 86: | CarMax

Exterior colors:

  • Ablaze

  • Hakone Green (Hakone Edition only)

  • Halo

  • Neptune

  • Oceanic

  • Pavement

  • Raven

  • Steel

Interior colors:

  • Black

  • Black with tan trim

  • Black with red trim

Interior details

In the base model, fabric sport seats with Granlux trim provide a firm hold and comfortable seating position to help you drive the 2020 Toyota 86 with as much gusto as you like. In addition, Alcantara leather inserts with leather trim are standard in Toyota 86 Hakone Edition models. Padded knee cushions provide a comfortable place to rest your legs while driving and keep your knees protected during hard turns. While there's 6.9 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second-row seats, these seats can be folded to gain more storage space.

Child seat details

There are two sets of upper and lower LATCH anchors in the 2020 Toyota 86, both in the rear seats. This universal connection system works with most forward- and reverse-facing child seats. However, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the lower LATCH anchors are deep in the chair, making installation more difficult. In addition, the tight space behind the front seats can impact getting child seats in and out of the rear seats.


The 2020 Toyota 86 is a fun car to drive, with a 205-hp 2.0L four-cylinder engine and six-speed manual transmission. Engine power is reduced to 200 hp if you get the optional six-speed automatic transmission. 2020 Toyota 86 manual models can get to 60 mph from zero in just 6.4 seconds (according to the manufacturer, when new). If you're looking for fewer trips to the pump, the 2020 Toyota 86 with a manual transmission gets an EPA-estimated 27 mpg combined.

Year comparison

2017-2020 Toyota 86 (first generation)

Rebranded after the Scion was discontinued, the 2017-2020 Toyota 86 continues to be an exciting choice for coupe enthusiasts. Powered by a 2.0L four-cylinder engine and co-developed with Subaru, the 2017-2020 Toyota 86 puts the power to the rear wheels via a six-speed manual or optional six-speed automatic transmission. Audio streaming tech is standard, alongside LED headlights, cruise control, and a seven-inch touchscreen. A uniquely styled Hakone Edition was added to the lineup for the 2020 model year.

2021-present Toyota 86 (second generation)

Also known as the Toyota GR86, the second-generation Toyota 86 was treated to a complete redesign from the ground up. A new engine takes horsepower from 205 to 228 with the six-speed manual transmission. The exterior looks are significantly updated, with more aggressive, modern lines and improved aerodynamics. Toyota reduced the trims to two, increasing the features and options on the standard Toyota GR86.

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