In its fifth-generation form, the Camry is quieter and bigger inside, and also it remains on a wheelbase that's 2 inches longer compared to before. The Japanese automaker intends to reclaim its title of having the top-selling passenger car, which was lately shed to Honda and also its Accord.
Camry models include the standard LE, the upscale XLE and also a sporty SE with various suspension adjusting and also 16-inch sport tires. A navigation system is used as an optional function. Many Camry designs marketed in the United States have actually been made at Toyota's Georgetown, Ky., plant.
2003 Toyota Camry Se
Toyota asserts that the current-generation Camry has crisper, bolder, extra upscale designing than its precursor despite the fact that its look has not changed considerably. With a 107.1-inch wheelbase and also determining 189.2 inches long overall, the Camry has to do with the same size as the Honda Accord; yet the Accord has been redesigned for the 2003 design year. The sporty SE car includes fog lights, a back looter as well as a black grille with chrome trim.
The Accord comes as a sports car as well as a sedan, however the Camry is offered in four-door type only. Toyota's Camry Solara sports car and convertible have various styling compared to the normal Camry as well as are treated as different models.
Interior room in the Camry is ample for four adults and acceptable for 5, as well as the vehicle driver's seat has sufficient fore/aft traveling to suit high and short individuals. Common 60/40-split rear seatbacks supplement the lots volume of the trunk, which holds 16.7 cubic feet of cargo.
Added devices on the XLE version includes power pole positions, warmed mirrors, automated environment control, an engine immobilizer/alarm, keyless entry and a back sunshade. The sportier SE car obtains unique sporting activity material furniture, brushed chrome interior trim, a leather-wrapped gearshift bar as well as sport gauges.
Under the Hood
Toyota's 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine generates 157 horsepower and groups with either a four-speed-automatic or five-speed-manual transmission. The 192-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 power plant includes the automatic transmission only.
Safety and security
Side-impact air bags for the front seats as well as curtain-type airbags are common in the XLE. The front air bags release in three stages, which depends upon crash conditions. Anti-skid brakes are typical on the XLE and also on V-6-equipped models, as well as they are offered as an alternative on the four-cylinder LE as well as SE cars.
If the Camry has actually been slammed for anything in the past, it's been boring styling. Most Camry consumers typically aren't looking for showy looks but rather Toyota's credibility for reliability, high quality as well as exceptional resale value in its designs.
Every one of the desirable Camry characteristics are below; if anything, they are far better than ever before. Owners still obtain a happily comfortable flight, sufficient interior room, blissful quietness as well as fairly energised efficiency. Acceleration gets to well past the appropriate mark with the four-cylinder engine, which is nearly as quiet as the V-6.
Only a little charge in flight convenience is evident in the stylish SE, which assures a little tauter handling compared to other Camry models; but the distinctions are less than significant. A manual-transmission Camry executes very well, and its bar clicks crisply via the equipments without a care.