Loaded SE 4 cylinder with leather, heated seats, blue tooth, keyless etc. Looked at Accord EXL, Civic, Camry SE & Corolla. 36 month lease @ 15,000 miles per year, and monthly payment only $15 per month different between Civic-Accord or Corolla-Camry. Cheap interior, engine/road noise, buck board ride not worth it on Civic/Corolla to gain maybe, 2-3 mpg over Accord-Camry. Accord-Camry have much higher residual values making them the much better overall lease value. Went with the Magnetic Gray Camry SE because of better looks than Accord EXL and 24 month-25,000 mile free maintenance. Lease cost virtually the same. I put 3K down & lease @ $239 for 36 months 15K, 1st tank 30MPG combo driving.
Comfort, styling with 17 inch aluminum wheels, spoiler, ground effects on SE model, spacious trunk, all the air bags safety, keyless entry, wireless sync mobile phone, peppy 4 cylinder, 6 speed automatic always finds the right gear and seldom over 2400 RPM in normal driving, AND 30 mpg city/hwy combo. Best overall value per my research.
The rear 60/40 seat does not fold flat for extra cargo capacity on the SE as it does for the the LE and XLE. Small price to pay for most for the best looking/driving Camry model.
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