The Toyota Camry is a reliable car that I would highly recommend to anyone.
My Toyota Camry is amazing. The only problem that I had with it, that was not self-made, was my car started to speed up to 10-15 mph without me touching the gas. It was a hefty cost to fix it, but since then there has not been any problems with it. The interior is all fabric, but that might be due to the year is was made (2004) so it is a little outdated, but that is just my opinion, not a problem with the car itself. The gas tank it great. It holds between 15-16 gallons, but if I drive it consistently through the city and highway, I only have to refill the tank about once every 2 weeks. There are not a whole lot of technology features, once again it was made in 2004, but for the time that it was made, it was up to date. There is a CD player, cassette tape, and a classic radio that has am and FM, while I am also able to preset 12 stations for my radio. The 2 front seats are automatic in setting the comfort and the position of the seats. The driver seat also has a function to provide more or less lumbar support. The driver side is able to control all 4 windows, however only the driver side is automatic and only on the way down. It can get a little annoying, but again that is just my preference. There is also a/c and heat, which I have not had any problems with in the 5 years I have had the car, and none of the previous owners has had any major problems with the car.
Sporty looking car while still on a budget.
My car supposedly had the sport package. All this means is it has sporty rims and the most expensive low profile tires. The body of the car does look good, but am not sure the wheels, rims and tires are work the extra thousands. It had the Toyota guard package included. However shortly after owning the car the paint chipped off with road debris. It also came off and bubbles up after lovebug season the very first year. It was hard to remove the bugs it was like the paint basically allowed their acid to just “melt” it away. The comfort of the car is nice. The diver seat has lumbar support that can be adjusted. It came with electric windows, electric moving drivers seat and a sun roof. The overall look and function of the car is superb. It has held up to being driven almost 200,000 miles with very little maintenance. The gas mileage is quite low for in town and there’s only a couple of miles difference for highway. It definitely has not met the advertised miles per gallon.
Toyota Camry is an extremely dependable car!
I have had very few problems with this vehicle. It has been reliable for many years. The only issue I have had with it is the battery dying more often than I think it should. I have replaced the battery 2 times in the past 8 years. Aside from that, it is very comfortable. I have had a variety of different car seats in the back seat and all have fit well. I especially like the seat belt strap attachment that make it able to move down for a shorter individual. I also really like the seat warmer function in the front seat. Sometimes it enables me to keep from using the heat.
Child seat restraint system lower anchors & top tether brackets (LATCH)
Child-protector rear door locks
Collapsible steering column
Side-impact door beams
Front/rear crumple zones
Daytime running lamps *
Internal trunk release handle
* Optional Safety Feature
Safety Recalls (2)
Seat Belts > Front > Buckle AssemblyJan 16, 2019
Report Receipt Date:
Jan 16, 2019
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A FRONT PASSENGER POWER SEAT, WHEN INSTALLING CERTAIN REAR-FACING INFANT CHILD SEAT BASES ONTO THE SEAT WITH AN EXCESSIVELY HIGH SEATBELT TENSION, IT MAY BE POSSIBLE TO UNSEAT A COMPONENT CALLED THE BUCKLE STATUS SWITCH FROM THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE.
IF THE SWITCH BECOMES UNSEATED, THE FRONT PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM MAY MISTAKE THE REAR-FACING CHILD RESTRAINT FOR AN UNBELTED ADULT OCCUPANT, AND MAY NOT SUPPRESS THE DEPLOYMENT OF THE FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT PASSENGER SEATBELT BUCKLE STATUS SWITCH. THIS SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (SSC 40M) BEGAN ON DECEMBER 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
Air Bags > Side/windowJan 16, 2019
Report Receipt Date:
Jan 16, 2019
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CURTAIN SHIELD AIR BAGS (CSA), ONE OR BOTH OF THE CURTAIN AIR BAGS MAY BE TWISTED NEAR THE INFLATOR DUE TO IMPROPER ASSEMBLY.
IF THIS OCCURS, THE CSA MAY NOT DEPLOY RAPIDLY ENOUGH WHEN ACTIVATED IN A SIDE IMPACT COLLISION. THIS MAY RESULT IN FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE INTENDED HEAD PROTECTION, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE CSAS AND REPLACE THE AIR BAG ASSEMBLY IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 6, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
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