I have struggled with the way the 06 Camry looks inside and out. The exterior design looks like a granny car and the interior is boring and moderately comfortable at best.
However the car does feel solid and has been extremely reliable even with 76k miles on it. My Camry suffers from some of the quirks mentioned by other owners (lurching transmission when at a stop, sluggish acceleration response on highway etc.) but I have had no major issues and have not sunk any money on repairs outside of normal maintenance.
I test drove a 2006 Hyundai Sonata and a 2003 Infinity Q35 and they felt cheap
compared to the quality of the Camry. Though, the G35 and Sonata do look so much better!
Reliability. Build Quality. The 06 Camry is a working car. Built to reliably get you from point A to B every time...no frills...nothing more nothing less.
Acceleration from a stop is surprisingly good for a 4 banger.
None that would help considering this vehicle has been replaced by the 6th generation Camry in 07.