1988 Toyota Camry Overview


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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


"lights" Light On 88 Camry Dash

A garage just quoted $275 plus labor for a replacement "dash light box." I'm in a bad place because I suddenly have no brake lights, and the foot switch and fuse look good. The shop says the box is t...

356 views with 4 answers (last answer 5 days ago)
Miranda Johnson

Dash, Overhead, Tail, And Park Lights Out?!

I have a 1988 toyota camry 4cyl. So day before yesterday thr dash and overhead lights go out... Then last night someone pointed out the tail lights went out, but the brake lights work... Super con...

8 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)

Can't Find 1988 Manual Shifter Cable

I have a 1988 2.5 V6 (the V6 option was I'm told a mid year introduction, an 88 1/2 some say) with a sweet 5 speed (and only 108K!!). The shifting is messed up so second and fourth gears don't seat co...

148 views with 27 answers (last answer about a month ago)

Where Is Fuel Pump Located On 1988 Camry 121.9 Engine

Car turns over but will not start

20 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
Christine Harsh

What Would Make The Powersteering Belt Rub Against The Timing Chain Cover

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