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2003 Toyota Camry Solara

Toyota Camry Solara Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.0 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 198 hp @ 5300 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 17/25 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats Yes

Review of the 2003 Toyota Camry Solara

  • Still based on the old Camry platform, the Solara coupe offers little when compared to the '03 Camry and its modern features, unless you want a convertible.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Roomy cabin, convertible version, reliable Camry genes, smooth engines.

  • Cons

    Expensive, two less doors but little added excitement, no manual offered with V6.

  • What's New for 2003

    For 2003, the manual transmission is no longer available with the V6 engine.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

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Lene

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Vehicle: 2003 Toyota Camry Solara SE V6 2dr Coupe (3.0L 6cyl 4A)

ac works very well




Disappointed

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Vehicle: 2003 Toyota Camry Solara SE V6 2dr Coupe (3.0L 6cyl 4A)

Actually I own a 2000 SE V6 Manual and I am very disappointed to see that Toyota has dropped that transmission from the V6 lineup. The manual is the reason I went with the Solara versus the Accord. Now for 2003, the Accord comes with a 240 hp V6 AND a manual for about the same price as a now underpowered and not so fun to drive Solara (in comparison to the competition). I very much enjoy the Solara but in a year or so when ready to buy a new car, I wonÂ’t consider the Solara without the manual transmission.




Camry solara v6

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Vehicle: 2003 Toyota Camry Solara SE V6 2dr Coupe (3.0L 6cyl 4A)

This is a quiet and comfortable auto; no complaint there. But it's turning radius needs to be shortened considerably. Also, I would like to see tighter steering; the Solara doesn't do well in highway turns. Otherwise, a fine car.



Full 2003 Toyota Camry Solara Review

What's New for 2003

For 2003, the manual transmission is no longer available with the V6 engine.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 17
  • cty
/
  • 25
  • highway
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