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GOOD & BAD OF TOYOTA SE SPORT
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By B OB SUMMERS
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2005 Toyota Camry Solara SE Sport V6 2dr Coupe (3.3L 6cyl 5A)


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The styling of my Solara is very sleek and has been compared to the Lexus.The interior is beautifully trimmed with everything in its place. gas mileage on the open road is great. The only problem I have is the SE Sport is too stiff. I should have gotten the SE.


Favorite Features

Styling, inside and out. Pick-up speed


Suggested Improvements

I didn"t know the SE Sport was so much rougher riding then the SE


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Love my 2005 Black Convertible with Nav!
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By James
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2005 Toyota Camry Solara SLE V6 2dr Convertible (3.3L 6cyl 5A)


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This is ONE fun car to drive, this is my 2nd convertible (had 99 Mustgang GT) and excluding the engine and performance I LOVE this car! I looked for a car and for the money and features no one touches the stlying and quality of this Solara SLE! It is comfortable, quiet and when you drive by people turn and look when the top is DOWN! They need to just change the logo to Lexus and sell it as a lexus and can add $10k to the price and it would sell!


Favorite Features

The NAV system is awesome, wish it was voice activated like Lexus but with top down, it would not help! Styling and quality is awesome and love the dash and displays! Truck space is awesome and engine is out of this world! smoothest engine on the market but typical Toyota!


Suggested Improvements

Easier cover for top when down, auto up for power window, the controls for top up and down and windows all up or down, need to be illuminated at night like other controls! Need more lockable spaces!


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2005 Solara
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By notop4me
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2005 Toyota Camry Solara SLE V6 2dr Convertible (3.3L 6cyl 5A)


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Bought when we went into showroom and saw on floor. Took on test drive and fell in love with it. Have had no reason to return to dealer other than service. (oil change, etc). This is a well built car, and if you want a very comfortable highway driver and a convertible to boot, I would recommend this one.


Favorite Features

Heated seats, 6 disc cd changer, easy entry/exit from rear seats, & location and operation of cruise control.


Suggested Improvements

Hard to see center dash readouts in bright sunlight, need 6 speed manual tranny, need oil life monitor.


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Fun Fun Fun till the Reaper takes it away
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By Beachboop
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2005 Toyota Camry Solara SLE V6 2dr Convertible (3.3L 6cyl 5A)


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Just bought it, love it love it. Drove 300 miles on the first day, 200 the second. Comfortable & stylish lines. This is a plush ride. If you are wanting a hot rod, go to the strip. If you want comfort style and class this be da ride.


Favorite Features

The JBL system is a remarkable sound, the standard features, well that is all you need.


Suggested Improvements

Have the passenger side a fully pwr too.


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Beautiful Addition
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By lance
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2005 Toyota Camry Solara SLE V6 2dr Coupe (3.3L 6cyl 5A)


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This is a beautiful sporty vehicle that handles like a pricy sports car. Way fun to drive... turns heads. Roomy and very quiet.


Favorite Features

Front Seat heaters. Sound system is very balanced and quality. I like the auto transmission... very responsive while not a cop magnet.


Suggested Improvements

Door ding protectors.


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Better than my Corvette and turns heads
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By OVER
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2005 Toyota Camry Solara SLE V6 2dr Coupe (3.3L 6cyl 5A)


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This vehicle is beautiful, quiet, smart looking, very enjoyable to ride... and a sound system that is 2nd to none. While I could use another 50 horse power, the vehicle is very responsive, and fuel effecient... compared to my big Block 8 cyclinder chevy. I would put door guards on to prevent door dents... but the color is bright RED, and the interior is quality. I love to drive it... and so does my wife.


Favorite Features

I really like the transmission. Little fuss and a touch of manual. The sound system is out of this world... 6 CD is a bonus. Seater heaters... made the sale for my wife.


Suggested Improvements

Door guards would make me feel more comfortable. Sun glasses to ease the hours of driving.


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I don't love it
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By Mar1454
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2005 Toyota Camry Solara SE V6 2dr Convertible (3.3L 6cyl 5A)


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I love the styling, the ride is smooth, plenty of back seat space for guests -- BUT -- the blind spots are horrible and there is a slight hesitation on acceleration on the highway.


Favorite Features

It's a Lexus look on a Toyota budget. I definitely get comments from passersby. It's a real 'head-turner'


Suggested Improvements

Increase the size of the back window. Allow the rear headrests to fold down -- out of view when back seat is empty.


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Worth every penny !!
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By Dave
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2005 Toyota Camry Solara SLE V6 2dr Coupe (3.3L 6cyl 5A)


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Great styling, comfortable but stable ride, excellent engine response, radio controls on steering wheel handy and easy to use, many features found on cars costing much more.


Favorite Features

road handling, engine responsive, great braking, luxury feel inside, quality workmanship, vsc works great


Suggested Improvements

wiper for rear window, otherwise... everything else one needs is there


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Solara Convertible
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By Richard
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2005 Toyota Camry Solara SE V6 2dr Convertible (3.3L 6cyl 5A)


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A very solid feeling car to drive and appears to be very sure footed on the road. Probably due to the 15 inch tires. V6 has good power but starting is not consistent. The car will start and then stop if you do not keep turning the key until the car starts. We are very unhappy about this and especially since the dealership has said that this is because of fuel injection. We have had many cars with fuel injection and not had this problem. Also disappointed in the shifting of the transmission. When turning corners you have what the dealership calls wire lag because the transmission is controlled by a computer. This causes the car to surge. Again no current fix according to the dealer.


Favorite Features

We live in Southwest Florida so the convertible top is our favorite feature.


Suggested Improvements

Starting system so the car starts and remains running after the first start. The transmisssion: repair computerwire lag so the transmission dosen't hesitate and surge.


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FABULOUS
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By Cher
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2005 Toyota Camry Solara SLE 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl 4A)


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This car is like driving a luxury car. Styled like the Lexus es 330 ! Priced much LESS! Wow what a BARGAIN! You'll think you are driving a EXPENSIVE LEXUS and people will have to look twice! GREAT CAR TOYOTA!


Favorite Features

European styling.


Suggested Improvements

BEAUTIFUL!


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