After all the hype about this car and
that, all cars smell, drive, look, and
act similarly after a few years. That
being said, I can tell you without
reservation, this has been one fine
I now have 61,000 miles on this car.
I drive it daily in Atlanta traffic.
This car has and continues to deliver
everything you come to expect in a
Toyota. I have only replaced the
Front Brakes. I can't seem to wear
the rears out, replaced the tires, and
use synthetic oil with every oil
Score? Perfect. It has never broken
down. It has a better AC than Honda
and is roomier. It won't turn heads
but you won't call for a tow either.
Next time, buy a 4-cyl Camry. It's my
Reliable: NO HASSLES. I haven't seen
the dealer in 5 years except for
Comfortable: truly room for 4 adults
AND their luggage in the roomy trunk.
Mileage: Although roomier than most
mid-sized sedans, this one still
delivers 22-26 in town, 30-32 on the
Power: The 4 cylinder I had was
adequate with just me in the car but,
add a few and it gets sluggish. The
new 4 cylinder has fixed that. The
newer (2003 on) has fixed that with a
157hp engine. Mine had only 127 or 130
Heavier seats. Long trips can tend to
wear you out.