2007 Toyota Camry Solara Convertible SE V6 2dr Convertible (3.3L 6cyl 5A)
I bought my 2007 Toyota Solara last year and absolutely loved it at first. However, after owning it for a few months (once summer hit) I started noticing a problem with the stereo/Bluetooth. Once the top has been lowered and raised, the speakers will cut out. This seems to be a common problem with this car. The other problem is the headlights. They intermittently go out and according to the forums, there is no fix and Toyota refuses to fix the problem. Otherwise I love the car. I would suggest trying to find a new model which has a timing chain instead of a timing belt.
I've owned this Red 2007 Toyota Solara convertible since 2012. I bought it used as a one owner car with approximately 63K miles. It's a very comfortable car once you get into it. It now has almost 134K miles and shows no sign of stopping form being a great little car. I only have a few complains and these are very minor in scope. First, the doors are huge and you must always be aware of how close you park to the car next to you. Second and lastly, when it rain water drips down form where the convertible top meets the windshield pillar. This leads to water dripping on your clothes in an unflattering manner. Minor I know but complaints nevertheless. Maintenance has been as expected with a Toyota. They are built to last and cheap to operate over the life of the car. Who could ask for more?
Great car, rides well, No major repairs. Usual maintenance. Only issue has been the CD player which died after 9 years. Lots of fun and reliable.
Finally traded the car in during 2017. was like losing an old friend but tires exhaust system and convertible top were looking like they were going to need to be replaced after 11 years and about 160,000 miles, so a decision had to be made.