This Is the Cleanest Toyota Previa Ever

In the early 1990s, Toyota built a mid-engine, rear-wheel drive minivan. This one's in immaculate condition. You should buy it.

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I'm pretty obsessed with the Toyota Previa. It's a weird-looking, mid-engine, rear-wheel drive minivan that could be optioned with a manual transmission or a supercharged engine. How could you not love it? They first went on sale in the early '90s, and don't pop up for sale much anymore—but when they do, they're often high-mileage, rusty examples that need plenty of work. This one, though, looks flawless, and it's . You should buy it.

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This 1993 Previa is more of a base model, sporting the standard 2.4-liter naturally aspirated engine, four-speed automatic, a rear-wheel drive layout (as opposed to the optional All-Trac all-wheel drive system). According to the ad, it spent its entire life in Florida, and was kept in a garage. The odometer reads 136,018 miles, but you'd never know it by looking at the body. All of the metal panels look supremely well taken-care of, and there's no visible rust. Even the plastic trim pieces, which normally fade after years of sitting, are in good health.

The inside is even nicer, with perfectly clean cloth seats and carpeting. All of the plastics look virtually untouched, and everything works as it should. Despite being mid-engine, the Previa could fit seven occupants—two in the front, two in the middle row, and three in the back row. The rear seats are also easily removed to make room for flat-floor cargo transport.

According to the provided Carfax, this Previa's had just two owners since new, and hasn't ever been in an accident. It's . A bit much for a Toyota van from the 1990s? Maybe, but the cool factor definitely makes the price slightly more reasonable.

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