2022 Toyota GR 86 Going on Sale Dec. 1, Prices Get a Bump

Published on October 28, 2021 in News by Guillaume Rivard

Toyota Canada has just announced pricing details for the second-generation 2022 GR 86 coupe, which replaces the original 86 and goes on sale December 1 at Toyota dealers across the country.

The car will be available in two trim levels, the base one starting at $31,490 plus freight and delivery. This represents an increase of $1,340 from its predecessor.  

“The Toyota Gazoo Racing team has done a remarkable job of redesigning and reengineering our 2+2 sport coupe—enhancing its aerodynamics and handling, while boosting performance and fitting it with an upgraded interior,” said Cyril Dimitris, Vice President of Toyota Canada. “This second-generation model now carries the Gazoo Racing badge, our certification to enthusiasts that this authentic sports car delivers incredible driving fun.”

Photo: Germain Goyer

In case you forgot, the 2022 Toyota GR 86 now features a 2.4-litre four-cylinder boxer engine (previously 2.0-litre), which boosts output to 228 horsepower (+23) and torque to 184 pound-feet (+28). While many would have liked a turbo, the difference is significant, as we found out during our first test drive this past summer.

Consider this: 0-100 km/h times have dropped from 7.2 to 6.3 seconds for the manual transmission, and from 8.2 to 6.8 seconds for the automatic. The latter, by the way, requires an extra $2,400, but it comes with additional safety technologies including pre-collision braking, full-speed dynamic radar cruise control, pre-collision throttle management, lane departure warning, sway warning and lead vehicle start alert—all of which are shared with the 2022 Subaru BRZ featuring EyeSight.

Photo: Germain Goyer

Standard equipment includes 17-inch alloy wheels and LED headlights. Inside, look for sport bucket seats up front, an eight-inch infotainment display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, plus a seven-inch digital instrument cluster.

The more upscale GR 86 Premium starts at $34,490 with the manual gearbox or $36,890 with the automatic. This model stands out with 18-inch alloy wheels on Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tires, a rear duckbill spoiler, leather/alcantara seat cladding, heated front seats and aluminum sport pedals.

Safety enhancements include the Blind Spot Monitoring system with Rear Cross Traffic Alert and the Adaptive Front Lighting system.

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