Was the Toyota Carina sold in USA?
Here’s a magazine advertisement touting the new-to-America 1972 Carina. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. The big, luxurious Crown was the first Toyota officially imported to the United States, way back in 1958, but Crown sales here never amounted to much and Toyota USA axed it after 1972.
What happened to Toyota Carina?
Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive Carinas continued to be produced alongside the new T150 series until May 1988 in Surf, Van, and sedan models. The Carina Van ended production in April 1987.