the quest to maintain its position as the best-selling mid-size sedan of the New
Millennium, Toyota has made its popular Camry better than ever. We, of course,
remember when the Camry was a chintzy little econobox. But oh, how things change.
The ugly duckling of the Eighties is now quite the swan.
is motivated by one of two engines, a 157-hp four-cylinder or a 192-hp V-6. Sure,
scroll down the page a bit and you'll see some sedans from Honda, Nissan and Mazda
that offer significantly more guts, but Toyota is unashamed of that deficit, maintaining
that for most family duties, its engines offer plenty of guts. Besides, both manage
to get excellent fuel economy: 25/33 for the four-cylinder, and 20/28 for the
point worth noting is that spending less money developing go-fast hardware allowed
Toyota spend its dollars elsewhere-namely in making the Camry one of the most
serene sedans in its class. Ride quality is composed and smooth, and noise from
the engine, tires or wind is virtually undetectable. The better to hear your whining
children with, right? Actually, we prefer to think of it as a sound chamber in
which to listen to the Camry's incredible, optional JBL stereo with integrated
in-dash 6-CD changer. Want a Navigation system? You could choose that, too. Either
way, you will be in a spacious, quiet, ergonomically friendly machine that is
easily one of the best sedans in the world.