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2018 Toyota Camry: Monthly Update for April 2018

by Dan Edmunds, Director of Vehicle Testing

2018 Toyota Camry

Where Did We Drive It?
We added 1,159 miles to our 2018 Toyota Camry in April and pushed it beyond the 10,000-mile threshold. That said, we'll have to pick up the pace and take full advantage of the upcoming summer road-trip season if we hope to total 20,000 miles by its year anniversary at the end of September.

By all rights the Camry should have accumulated more miles this month, but out of necessity it spent much of its time in the suburbs running here and there. It never got much of a chance to stretch its legs on any sort of road trip.

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2018 Toyota Camry: Monthly Update for January 2018

by Brent Romans, Senior Editor

2018 Toyota Camry

Where Did We Drive It?
The new year started off uneventfully for our 2018 Toyota Camry SE. Most of our staff used it for local driving and commuting to the Edmunds offices. I was able to evaluate it over a long-distance drive, though, from Los Angeles to Fresno, about 250 miles away.

We ended up with a mix of logbook comments for the month. Oddly, many of them are slightly negative. Is this latest Camry redesign not holding up to scrutiny?

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2018 Toyota Camry: Introduction

by Dan Frio, Automotive Editor

2018 Toyota Camry

What Did We Buy?
"Didn't we just have a Camry in the fleet?"

This seemed a reasonable question after hearing that we'd added a 2018 Toyota Camry to our long-term stable. It wasn't that long ago that we'd driven a black SE trim for a year, but it turns out it wasn't quite as recent as it seemed. That particular test wrapped up, and the car sold, almost five years ago.

Time flies; you just don't expect it to fly by on the wings of a Camry, a car so ubiquitous on America's roads that it's always just there. It seems all of that capable anonymity has caught up with the country's best-selling car, however. Six years later, the new Camry rolls out with a bold new look, revamped four- and six-cylinder engines under the hood, and a chassis that promises both improved interior room and a more engaged driving feel.

Such comprehensive changes made it hard to ignore the new Camry, so we decided to buy one for our long-term fleet. Now we have a year and 20,000 miles to see if the redesign really does push this family sedan forward in a meaningful way.

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