The Toyota Camry, built by Toyota Motor Corporation, is the most popular car in America and one of the most Followed cars on Mojo Motors. It is the best selling passenger car in the U.S. beating out all other mid-size competitors like the Honda Accord, Ford Fusion and Nissan Altima. Some of the most popular Camrys are the sixth-generation (XV40), model years 2007 through 2010, and the seventh-generation (VX50), model years 2011 to the present. Shoppers looking at Camrys usually compare it to the smaller, compact Toyota Corolla and larger, full-size Toyota Avalon. A Camry for sale in Florida is one of the most sought after used cars, right after its competitor the Honda Accord. A Camry for sale in Boston, meanwhile, is the most sought after used car. Despite being regarded as one of the most boring cars on the road, the Camry is still attractive to buyers seeking safety and reliability. A cheap Toyota Camry is an economical purchase because even though it might have a low price, its long term costs are miniscule. In fact, the Toyota Camry has one the lowest annual maintenance cost. This means less time killing time in a repair shops waiting room.
Toyota Camry Engine
Unlike other car makers who continue to change engines between generations or even year-to-year, the Camry has relied on one 4 cylinder engine and one V6 engine for two generation. The 2.4-liter four cylinder engine is the base engine and gets a combined 25 to 28 MPG. The 3.5-liter V6 engine, available in most trims, gets a combined 22 to 25 MPG. The Hybrid Camry spanning those two generations got between a 34 and 41 MPG, with the latter models achieving upwards of 40 miles per gallon.
Certified Toyota Camrys
A Certified Toyota Camry is typically more expensive than a non-certified used Camry because it has been recognized by Toyota as being a near-perfect used car. For a used Camry to qualify as Certified, it must pass a 174-point inspection from a mechanic trained by Toyota. This allows Toyota to put a warranty on the vehicle which provides coverage in case repairs are necessary. A Certified Camry will be no older than six years old and have less than 85,000 miles.
Fun Facts about the Toyota Camry
- The 2013 Toyota Camry’s buyer demographic’s average age shifted down by 10 years versus previous iterations
- You thought a Camry wasn’t that exciting of a car? Watch it drift in Saudi Arabia
- Toyota entered a Camry into stock car racing in the United States in 2007, making it NASCAR’s first foreign vehicle since 1963
- The Camry is one of our 10 favorite cars under $10,000.
Written by Max Katsarelas