The Camry's archrival is the Honda Accord, which is regularly the second-best-seller. A few other midsize rivals consist of the Chevrolet Malibu, Ford Combination and Nissan Altima.
2009 Toyota Camry Se
New for 2009
The Camry's entry-level version alters its name from CE to merely Camry.
The current-generation Camry's nose is blunter and also the total profile is sportier than its precursor. The tail recalls the full-size Avalon car, and the fenders have shoulders that offer the trunklid a hump.
The grilles differentiate one trim degree from another. The SE also has rocker-panel as well as front-end expansions as well as larger wheels Exterior size is 189.2 inches and also width comes in at 71.7 inches, putting the Camry on the little side of the midsize market.
-Offered 16- or 17-inch wheels.
-Standard automatic headlamps
-Basic power mirrors
-Optional moonroof (not readily available on base Camry).
-Warmed mirrors (standard on XLE, optional on SE).
-Twin chrome exhaust ideas (with V-6 just).
-Fog lamps (SE as well as XLE).
The Camry's guiding wheel both tilts and telescopes. XLE common textile is dealt with by the Fraichir procedure, which gives it an all-natural moisturizing element. The SE trim degree gets its very own sport-trimmed interior in darker colors with brownish-yellow assesses and a three-spoke steering wheel.
The CE as well as LE trims have actually split, folding rear seats. The XLE backrests recline 8 levels, yet they do not fold onward to extend cargo area into the cabin. Likewise, the Camry SE's seats do not fold up as a result of a V-shaped brace meant to stiffen the auto's framework and enhance handling. There's 101.4 cubic feet for guests to stretch out-- placing the car in the middle of the pack in regards to room. Same thing goes for its 15-cubic-foot trunk.
-Offered towel, Fraichir towel and also leather upholstery.
-Criterion cruise ship control, plus power windows and locks.
-Leather-wrapped steering wheel and also shifter (SE and XLE).
-Optional warmed pole position (SE and XLE).
-Optional eight-speaker JBL stereo with satellite radio (not on base Camry).
-Optional Bluetooth (out base Camry).
-Optional navigating system (SE as well as XLE).
Under the Hood
A four-cylinder engine is offered on all versions, while the optional V-6 is readily available on all but the base Camry. The SE has stronger springtimes, shock absorbers, stabilizer bars and also bushings to improve handling and also limitation body roll as compared to other trim degrees.
-Requirement 158-horsepower four-cylinder engine with 161 pounds-feet of torque.
-Optional 268-hp V-6 with 248 pounds-feet of torque.
-Typical five-speed handbook (four-cylinder).
-Optional five-speed automatic (four-cylinder).
-Optional six-speed automatic (V-6).
-Optional push-button start (XLE).
Safety and security features include:
-Requirement side-impact airbags.
-Standard side drape airbags.
-Standard chauffeur's knee airbag.
-Criterion anti-skid brakes system with brake assist.
-Standard daytime running lights.
-Optional electronic security system.
-Criterion engine immobilizer in case of ignition tampering.