Toyota Camry — Overview — CarGurus

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About the Toyota Camry


One of the bestselling cars of the past the Toyota Camry debuted in (for the ’83 model and quickly gained popularity the world, although primarily in America, Australia, and Asia. It its sixth generation in 2006, narrow-body/wide-body generations of the Camry for more than a decade in the and into the 2000s.

Primarily for its affordability, quality of build, and the Camry, along with of the vehicles coming out of Toyota’s plants, took a big hit in the quality and categories when mechanical triggered massive recalls. As a the venerable Toyota brand and continues to struggle to regain confidence, especially since Camrys built from to 2010 were involved in the

On the plus side, the Camry to offer the features and attributes prospective owners seek. Its quiet cabin offers seating for five passengers, and will generally find the ergonomic and well laid though some owners say have difficulty seeing displays in bright sunlight. the Camry rides on a suspension for a smooth, comfortable ride, but owners and reviewers find it too for sportier driving. However, hasn’t presented a problem for owners, particularly daily and those with families.

Although its build quality has a hit, the Camry continues to in affordability, and retains its reputation as a value. In fact, in 2010, News and World Report the Camry its Best Midsize Car for the award for the second consecutive However, competitive automakers, the domestic Big Three, have advantage of Toyota’s problems to inroads into the Camry’s On the plus side, this can in good deals for prospective Top competitors to the Camry include the Accord, Nissan Altima, Fusion, and Hyundai Sonata.

freshened the Camry’s exterior in 2010 with a new grille, and taillights. For 2011, the Camry a redesigned gas pedal (problems gas pedals triggered the recalls) as as a new brake override system, to prevent the Camry from when the driver’s foot is the brake. Trims range the entry-level Base trim to the LE, SE, and high-end XLE. A 2.5-liter engine, producing 169 hp and 167 lb-ft of (179 hp and 171 lb-ft for the SE), base power for all trims, owners can upgrade to a 3.5-liter V6 which pumps up the power to 268 hp and 248 of torque. The base engine fuel economy numbers of mpg with a manual shifter and with an automatic, while the V6 still respectable numbers of mpg. The Camry also in a Hybrid trim, which fuel economy numbers to

According to reports, Toyota to give the Camry a complete refresh for the 2012 model which should include new styling and a revamped interior. The platform and size, however, remain the same as the current

Model History

Originally of the Celica line, the Camry free in 1983 to forge its own Available as both a four-door and a five-door hatchback, it stretched to 102 making it one of the longer Japanese In the Toyota lineup, the front-wheel-drive slotted above the Corolla and the Corona, which it replaced in markets, including the U.S. came from a 1.8-liter, four cylinder, which did a job of moving the fairly lightweight Toyota offered early with either a five-speed or a four-speed automatic transmission. in its first generation (referred to as the V10), the Camry’s comfortable quiet interior, good gas and affordability attracted buyers

After giving the Camry a refresh in 1985 with new taillights, instrument gauges, and a larger glovebox, the automaker the second generation (dubbed the in 1987. Like the original this version had a narrow and carried the compact car designation. In Toyota launched five of the narrow-body Camry, with the generation (V30) appearing in the fourth (V40) in 1994, and the (the V50) in 1998. the latter generations of the narrow-body were not available in the U.S. since they were in 1992 by a longer, wide-body which moved the Camry the midsize market segment, it remains today.

For the second V20 generation, Toyota up the engine’s horsepower to 115, and the hatchback trim with a wagon. In 1988, the automaker Camry trims with a new 2.5-liter, 158-hp V6 powerplant and an system called All-Trac. same year, Toyota building Camry Base, DX, and LE at a new plant in Georgetown, Kentucky.

The narrow-body generations were solely for the Japanese market, as the switched to its current wide-body for North American and other markets starting in 1992. the wheelbase of the first wide-body (dubbed XV10) stretched 1 inch longer than the version, overall it was 6 inches and two inches wider than its It also received a larger four-cylinder engine developing 130 hp, the V6 was beefed up to 3.0 liters and generated 185 hp. in 1992, antilock brakes optional.

In 1994, a two-door appeared, but by 1997 it had disappeared. It in 1999 as the Camry Solara, and was primarily to compete with the Accord Coupe. Toyota added a passenger-side airbag for the in ’94, and introduced side-impact as an option for all Camrys in 1998.

Toyota Camry Wagon III

The XV20 generation appeared in with a new front end and some of the trim lineup, and in 2002 the generation made its debut. again, for this generation, stretched the Camry’s dimensions, 2 inches to its wheelbase and 2.5 inches to its The automaker bumped horsepower for the V6 to 192 and introduced a new 2.4-liter four-cylinder producing 157 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque. In Toyota dropped the station from the Camry lineup, in to the growing influence of SUVs.

The generation, which debuted in saw the introduction of the Camry Hybrid, as as a six-speed automatic transmission for V6 For 2010, Toyota boosted for the V6 to 268 hp, while the four-cylinder also saw a in power to 169 hp. Such features as door locks, stability and traction control became on all Camry trims in 2010.

all these changes and new generations, the continued to increase in popularity in the American market, although sales remained flat, in due to the Camry’s size and cost. awards helped build the appeal, including Motor Car of the Year award in 2007 and Best Car for the Money awards any other model, according to the In addition, the Camry was the best-selling car in for 12 of the last 13 years, and had the best value of all cars in 2010, to Kelley Blue Book, to the car’s value, affordability, and with buyers.

Used Versions

The Camry’s as a used car has obviously taken a big hit due to the recalls. The voluntary safety for problems with gas pedals certain Camrys built 2007 to 2010, especially trims. In addition, certain built in the same year recalled due to issues with the mats.

As a result, prospective concerned about safety may want to seek out Camrys prior to 2007, or cars the previous generation. These offer the same roomy and comfortable ride as the current although some trims may not equipped with safety like antilock brakes and a range of airbags. Buyers may want to look to the generation to that, built from to 2002, since many of vehicles remain on the roads and some are well-equipped with and comfort features. In addition, Camrys built prior to are still available, attesting to the overall build quality and

The Camry’s high resale can affect the cost of used but those costs have affected by the recent recalls, so owners can probably find deals on used Camrys.

In to problems with the gas pedals, recently built Camrys had a few other quality issues. The of the 2009-10 Camrys, for instance, below the standards of some while others found the design, steering, and performance dull, especially when to competitive cars from automakers. Similarly, prospective seeking a sporty ride want to avoid the Camry, performs best in more around-town settings.

Toyota Camry Wagon III
Toyota Camry Wagon III
Toyota Camry Wagon III
Toyota Camry Wagon III


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