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2008 Toyota Camry Sedan

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By tyoater
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2008 Toyota Camry Sedan XLE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


Review

When it comes to picking a midsize sedan for a family of 3 or 4, Toyota makes it simple. The popular Toyota Camry proves year in and year out why America relies on Toyota's bread and butter sedan. Comfort....yep, it's there. The Camry suspension is one of it's signature features that people like. It's not meant to give a sporty, low to the ground race-car feel, but rather a comfortable, quiet, and tranquil ride. Speed....the 3.5l V6 provides a generous 268hp. Pickup is impressive with a 0-60 in under 7 seconds. Roominess...This is Toyotas roomiest Camry to date. No problem hauling 4-5 people comfortably in this vehicle. Dollar for dollar the Camry can't be beat!


Favorite Features

3.5l V6 engine Quiet cabin Roomy Comfortable ride Roomy trunk


Suggested Improvements

Not so attractive stereo and heating/ac console


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My First New Car
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By t_mazzullo
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2008 Toyota Camry Sedan XLE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


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I bought the car from a Honda Dealership in Florida It had 42,000 Miles on it. Ive had it for about 3-4 months now and so far Ive changed the Oil and everything else had been checking out. Yesterday I noticed the Service Engine light on and today when I headed out to take it to Honda it was not on. Other than that no problems and this car is absolutly great. Ive never owned a new car before but im in love.


Favorite Features

Comfortable, Powerful, Lots of Room, Excellent Highway car, and Even better Town car. There is no slip in the trans, when you accelerate it takes a hundreth of a sec then it Hauls Azz.


Suggested Improvements

I have not thought of any yet, Everyday im still finding new things the admire.


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Camry - Expect Less and Be Happy
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By red8xle
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2008 Toyota Camry Sedan XLE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


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Mine is fully factory loaded XLE V6 with even a manual rear shade. I own three Germans (E320, Audi A4, BMW X3), and I expected Camry to be equal or better quality. The rattles inside the dash are too much even at slow speeds along with dealer runaround. The smart key isn't always as smart as it's supposed to be. And, the GPS - save your money, buy a Nuvi, Magellan or even a cheap one at the Shack. The GPS directions cannot be modified unless you come to a complete stop, not even by the passenger. That's one $1200 annoyance. Overall interior finish appears and feels cheap. Passenger power seat stays too low and short persons don't like riding in it. A good road car, not for city driving.


Favorite Features

Smart Key, GPS screen size, Bluetooth, Steering Wheel controls, bright fog lights, JBL, reclining rear seats, 16 inch tires (saves money) and decent gas mileage. Good turning radius for a front wheel drive. Interior (cabin) space is excellent. Plasmatronic ionic air cleaner is a great idea.


Suggested Improvements

Better dashboard design to eliminate internal noise, improve road feel at slow speeds, add brighter lighting in trunk, and make remote start and XM/Sirius standard. Provide cover for dark gray foam inserts below front door hinges - it looks tacky. Add mud flaps standard, front and back.


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Never Again
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By chip schell
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2008 Toyota Camry Sedan XLE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


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After about 12,000 miles, this car started to fall apart. Rattles everywhere. Have replaced the steering column, brakes and rotors already before 32k miles. Problems with loud rattles in sunroof mounting. Misaligned fender. Busted trim. The antenna in the roof was disconnected and rattled. They have had to take the dash apart to fix rattles that are still there. AC smelled horrible. Suspension is noisy and squishy. All Toyota can say is sorry, but cars have problems. Have had it in the shop 12 times in the last 15 months. So much for Toyota quality. This doesn't even include any of the issues associated with the recall. I can't get rid of this car soon enough.


Favorite Features

The car is roomy inside. It drives well on the open highway, but on curvy roads, the suspension is too soft. The stereo is not bad and it looks nice at night the way it is lit up. You don't get a lot of outside noise in the car, which makes all the rattles more noticeable.


Suggested Improvements

Start all over with the design and finish of this car. Edmunds is correct when they talk about the cheap plastics. The overall finish is poor.


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Should have got the Fusion
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By Me
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2008 Toyota Camry Sedan XLE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


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Regret buying the car. Wish I would have gone with the car I really liked, the Ford fusion, because the Camry is not as good as they are made out to be. Not a cool car at all and not really reliable.


Favorite Features

nothing


Suggested Improvements

better looks and reliability


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