A 157-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine is installed in the majority of Camrys, and a brand-new 225-hp, 3.3-liter V-6 is readily available in the SE car for 2004. A five-speed-automatic transmission is currently used. A new Restricted Edition Camry showcases crystal white paint, champagne-colored badging, a special grille and also fawn interior textile. Versions consist of the conventional LE, upscale XLE and also sporty SE, which has various suspension adjusting as well as 16-inch sport tires.
2004 Toyota Camry Interior
Toyota asserts that the current-generation Camry has crisper, bolder, more high end designing compared to its precursor. With a 107.1-inch wheelbase and determining 189.2 inches long in general, the Camry is about the exact same dimension as the Honda Accord. The flashy SE sedan showcases haze lights, a rear spoiler as well as a black grille with chrome trim.
Even though Honda provides its Accord in both sports car and also sedan kinds, the Camry comes only in a four-door body design. Toyota's Camry Solara sports car, which was revamped for 2004, has various designing as well as is dealt with as a separate model.
The Camry's interior room is adequate for 4 grownups and appropriate for five. The vehicle driver's seat has enough fore and aft travel to fit tall as well as short individuals. Standard 60/40-split back seatbacks supplement the tons quantity of the trunk, which holds 16.7 cubic feet of freight.
Added tools on the XLE model consists of power pole positions, heated mirrors, automatic environment control, an engine immobilizer/alarm, keyless access and also a rear sunshade. The sportier SE car obtains special sport material furniture, brushed-chrome interior trim, a leather-wrapped wheel and gearshift lever, and sporting activity evaluates. Designs including the transmission may be equipped with optional power-adjustable pedals. Toyota's navigating system is offered as an alternative.
Under the Hood
Toyota's 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine produces 157 hp and also teams with a four-speed-automatic or five-speed-manual transmission. The 210-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 comes just with a five-speed automated. A brand-new 225-hp, 3.3-liter V-6 is offered for the SE.
Side-impact airbags for the pole positions as well as side curtain-type air bags are common in the XLE as well as optional in the other trim degrees. The driver-side front air bag deploys in three stages. Anti-skid brakes are standard on the XLE and also on designs equipped with the V-6 engine and also are supplied as optional tools on four-cylinder LE and also SE sedans.
If the Camry has been slammed for anything, it's been for dull designing. The majority of Camry customers aren't looking for showy appearances however instead Toyota's track record for integrity, excellent quality and also exceptional resale value.
All of the preferable Camry attributes are right here, as well as they're possibly better now compared to ever. Proprietors obtain a happily comfortable flight, sufficient indoor area, blissful quietness and also reasonably energetic efficiency. Velocity gets to well past the acceptable mark with the four-cylinder engine, which is about as quiet as models powered by the V-6.
Just a little penalty in ride comfort appears in the stylish SE, which guarantees somewhat tauter handling compared to other Camry models; but the differences are less than remarkable. The manual transmission in the Camry executes admirably, as well as its bar clicks crisply through the equipments.