1988 Toyota Camry Overview


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Average User Score

4.15 stars

Based on 19 reviews

Great Family/commuter Car by benziegirl
 — Overall, this has been an excellent car for our family. She's been wonderfully reliable and has seen us through the raising & learning-to-drive seasons of our children. The visibility is terrific, gas... Read More
Love It! by Joseph
 — I like how these cars last forever and the motor and transmission can last way over 200k miles. I also like how for an 88 it had power windows, locks, seat belts, sunroof and all. Don't like the lit... Read More
Great Car To Drive And Save Money At The Pumps Unless You Got A V6 Or Awd by Lennox
 — the 88 toyota camry le is a great car to drive and fun to drive.also the performance is good the acceleration is good thanks to the 2L I4 16V engine that produce 118 hp.also its cheap to run than to b... Read More

1988 Toyota Camry Overview

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1988 Toyota Camry

The 1988 Toyota Camry came with a new engine option: a 2.5-liter V6 with 153 horsepower and double-overhead cams (DOHC). The 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine was still available as well. An all-wheel drive option ("All Trac") was available with the manual transmission for the first time in the 1988 Toyota Camry, too.

Like the 1987 Camry, the '88 edition was available as a four-door station wagon or sedan. The 1988 Camry was available in several trims, including the base model, the DLX, the DLX V6, the DLX All Trac, the LE, the LE V6, and the LE All Trac. The 1988 Camry gets between 20 and 30 mpg for fuel economy, depending on the engine.

Camry enthusiasts still extol the virtues of their 1988 Camrys and advise that with regular maintenance and care, a Camry should last for hundreds of thousands of miles.


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Toyota Camry Questions


I Have A 1988 Camry V6 Le With 36,000 Miles On It In Mint Condition. I Was...

Looks great!

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I love this 1988 Toyota Camry, the rider side window does not work any more neither up or down - (electric) all the other windows work. Anybody have any tricks to solving this problem. Ive check...

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Change A Water Pump On A 1988 Camry

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How Do You Start Car After Leaving In Drive Gear Overnight.

I wasnt feeling well didnt put the car in park. left car in drive with engine off for 24hours or more. now i cant start my car please help. call triple a for a jump nothing happened.

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the alternator was replaced about a year ago but the car drains the batterycould there be some kind of short or circuit overload.

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