Think You Would ‘Pick Up’ This Sweet 1986 Toyota SR5 4x4 Pickup For $13,200?

Nice Price Or Crack PipeIs this used car a good deal? You decide!

Marty McFly had to go back in time to get a truck like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Toyota, but all you have to do is write a check. Let’s see if its price also checks out.

Can you think of the last time you saw a 350-cc motorcycle on the road? And I don’t mean those of you living in places like Singapore or Bangalore, I mean those of us living in places where motorcycles aren’t the primary mode of transportation. I’m going to say it was sometime between never and nuh-uh.


Well, you could change all that riding yesterday’s Tumbledown movie-prop 1972 Honda CL350. Yes, it probably sounds annoyingly like an angry housefly at speed, but what a conversation starter you would have if you ever ran into either of the movie’s two stars while they were duct taped to a chair in your basement. Sadly, that will likely never happen as the bike’s price tag fell in a huge 78% Crack Pipe loss.

You know there’s another movie—one we’ve all seen—called Back to the Future, and one of the props in that movie was a cool Toyota 4x4. Today’s 1986 Toyota SR5 is the same color as the one lusted after by Marty McFly, and is an XtraCab like it too. And after all, who doesn’t like getting a little Xtra, especially in their cab?

This one’s also amazingly low mileage (79,000) and is described in the ad to be in excellent condition. Additionally, it’s kitted out the way you—or Marty—might like it.


That means it’s an SR5 with the 105-bhp/137 lb-ft 22re, a 2,399-cc fuel injected four cylinder, and a five-speed stick for a drivetrain. Since it’s an ’86 it also has IFS for its 4WD. As mentioned, the body is an XtraCab meaning that you’ve got some more lockable storage and some extra windows through which to look at it. Unlike in a standard cab, that gives you enough room to recline your seat while you drive like you’re Cheech and Chong. I know, bonus!


There’s a sunroof up top and a soft tonneau in back and over all there doesn’t seem to be any sign of wear and tear at all on this one-owner truck.


What’s not to like? Pretty much nothing. You could say that Toyota’s penchant for instrument cluster graphics was a little rectilinear and annoying, but that’s a minor gripe. You might also complain about the price, which while far lower than what you might expect to pay for a newer truck, is a hefty sum for one this old. Of course, this one is pretty sweet.


That price is $13,200, and it’s now time for you all to exercise your thinking gland and decide if that’s a fair price for this amazingly preserved truck. What do you think, is this low-mileage SR5 worth that kind of scratch? Or, does that price make this a truck you wouldn’t go back in time for?

You decide!


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H/T to Jason (not Sudeikis) for the hookup!

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Rob Emslie is a contributing writer for Jalopnik. He has too many cars, and not enough time to work on them all.