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2007 Toyota Camry Review

Great fuel Rated at 40 hwy/38 city. my lead-footedness (constantly flooring got 33 MPG. Impressive; nearly better than the Audi!


Lots of room

Disappointing handling

Small with useless pass-through fit a bike)

Trailer hitch a bike rack) can’t be

My 2000 Audi A6 4.2 is 7 years old and has miles. Plus we have 2 I also bike a lot and need to put the in the trunk on occasion. I commute 60 miles to work each day and about 18 miles per gallon. So I am to think about a more efficient (yet spacious and sedan to replace the Audi.

We have a Toyota Highlander and love it. So maybe the new Camry would be the perfect replacement?


Toyota does a job with making the “hybrid different from normal The Prius and the Camry Hybrid a key fob that just needs to be “in the for a push button start. The has a regular key that you twist. All have the Continuously Variable (CVT) that adjusts ratios depending on speed and The CVT is sort of eerie; you floor it and for the upshift, but it never comes—it adjusts its ratios.

All three offer a detailed on-screen that shows how much comes from electric vs. The display keeps you aware of how the car is its mileage efficiency. Good to keep you engaged on the whole proposition.

Getting in to the Camry while is the apex of the Toyota experience. interior smells good and is of quality. Subdued interior is and feels high quality. have a good heft.

is shiny—though, on our Highlander, has proved to be thin and prone to chips.

comfort and ergonomics: Lots of up front and good room in the “Toe” room for back passengers is impressive. You could get a child in to the baby seat in Controls are logical and easy to

Multifunction radio/GPS/ride info is well done; the faceplate an elaborate “extend and rotate” to place CDs in to the disc changer. of all, unlike the Prius and the Camry has a jack to attach an device, such as an iPod to the system.

Unlike the Highlander, has a strong gas engine coupled 2 electric motors, the Camry has one electric motor and a somewhat 4cylinder gas engine. Acceleration 0-30 is sluggish; you need to it to keep up with fast traffic. Once at speed, the torque from the electric is abundant and passes from are done with aplomb.

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This is a great car to travel distances at relatively high if you commute on freeways, it’s And it returned an incredible 33 mpg during our test drive.

Handling was a disappointment. This car is softly and has a lot of body roll. Coupled hard compound tires, and anti-skid, this car is not fun to hustle the twisties.

This being the steering feel/feedback is excellent, and is great communication back to the about where/what the car is doing. Too bad the are so low and the capabilities so muted. It would be to have a “handling package” stiffened up the suspension and made it entertaining to drive hard.

It’s unclear if Toyota the “sport package” with the option.

The interior is beautiful. leather, great ergonomics and gizmos to remind you it’s a The exterior is a bit non-descript and chunkier last year’s model.

The is derivative of the “Bangle-butt” BMWs of

Conclusion / Who should buy it?

For $31,000 loaded with leather, engine, sun roof, and integrated you get a lot of content for the money. Coupled claimed 40/38 miles per (MPG), it’s a very choice. It’s the ideal car for freeway driving. With gas at and averaging the claimed 38 MPG, if you 15,000 miles a year, save $1,500 in gas costs a car that gets 18 MPG.

But if you need something that is practical and/or more fun to look elsewhere.

Toyota Camry Electric Cars
Toyota Camry Electric Cars
Toyota Camry Electric Cars
Toyota Camry Electric Cars


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