1988 Toyota Camry User Reviews

1988 Toyota Camry Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 19 reviews

  • Performance:3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars 3.4 / 5
  • Appearance:3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars 3.1 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"reliable car" 5 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
CONS
"power" 3 reviews

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Jouni writes:
1988 Toyota Camry Review
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3

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its big

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carburator-no injection

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Good Old Toyota — Not much to say..its an old car with a low mileage..just 140 tkm..in good shape. The negative side of the car is that its not a injection engine..but it runs pretty good for soon beeing a veteran

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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casball writes:
1988 Toyota Camry LE All Trac Review
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5

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really reliable compared to other cars that are newer

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sadly i think its the begining of the end for my camry

casball
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Love It Anyway — ive got my moneys worth out of this car but i dont want to get rid of it.within the last month i have problems with the fuel injectors and i think the car has a major short circuit somewhere

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John writes:
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great milage for fuel cost handeling great power to weight good

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front wheel drive

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1988 Toyota Camry Cs — this car is a good run around car i get around 600km's to a tank plus the proformance of a 2 litre duel over head cam celica absolutely beautiful car for handeling and ride and only lacks in air con which can be easly rectified

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Lee writes:
1988 Toyota Camry Review
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3

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Reason to Drive :Economical

Cons

Speedometer marked in increments of 20(s) Hard to gage ones speeds Will add numbers lol

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It Is Not For Sale We Need It ! — This car has had only 3 Owners: Toyota has been a reliable car. My thoughts on the performance - acceleration, braking, handling: acceleration: it is fair Power mode gives you a boost. Breaking: Its a heavy car it doesn't stop on a dime. Handling: Steering is tight and responsive Build Quality : Maintained by original owner Appearance: Has some "idiot" dents on the exterior the interior is in great condition. No tears, However missing some covers for the lamps and it came with some odd cover one if its clips are broke. Cost of Ownership To be updated later. Fun Factor depends on ones view of fun lol probably not good for racing but if you like long drives and going places

Primary Use: Family transportation

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juice1973 writes:
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5

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very fast for stock motor

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needs a tune up

juice1973
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Love It — i have never drove a better car. it has 311,000 miles on the motor and i can hit 115 mph in third gear.i hope to be able to give 2 my grandchildren.if it had wings it would fly.needs a radiator

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Jon writes:
1988 Toyota Camry LE Review
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4

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build quality, toughness

Cons

i got rid of it

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A Solid Car — this car has taken a true beating. it's been run without cooloant and oil for a short time, it's been jumped, it's been submerged in a pond, and it still runs great. This is one car I wish i didn't get rid of.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Justin writes:
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4

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style, ride comfort, just about everything!!!!

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nothing bothered me at all

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Great Long Lasting Sweet Ride — Great little car,, i loved driving it!!!! plenty of space, great commuter car for work. easy on gas,, gets up and goes when u punch the gas. easy to work on! i have had alot of fun times in this vehicle, i definately recommend it!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jaime writes:
1988 Toyota Camry LE Review
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5

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the need for speed

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none

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The Car Interior Was Red And Exterior Was White — performance it had the need for speed build quality it had a few repairs apperance both interior and interior was nice cost of ownership gas mileage maintance fun factor this car was a great car to drive and i wouldn't let anyone drive it

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Joseph writes:
1988 Toyota Camry LE Review
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5

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Last's Forever

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Not for you if you hate slow cars

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Love It! — 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 little motor, poor thing couldnt handle the hills but hey the mpg i was getting who cares

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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avonasek writes:
1988 Toyota Camry DX Review
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4

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Good fuel economy, peppy with a 5-speed, surprising handling for an economy sedan

Cons

Lacks uphill power

avonasek
85

So Good I've Owned Two — These Camrys are great cars! I used to think 'American cars all the way' but these Toyotas have changed my mind as I have owned three Toyotas, including two gen 2 Camrys. The fuel economy is quite good for doing mostly city driving, excellent for freeway driving as well with cruise control. One complaint I have is the lack of uphill power, even keeping it down in second it struggles up large hills. Manual transmission is easy to drive, great for a first time learner. These cars will run forever, my previous camry had 234,000 miles when it got totalled and this one has almost 170,000 miles and it runs like new aside from a little burning oil from the valve seals.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1983 Toyota Camry Reviews

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This is an awesome car, i drove it through all kind of roads and it handles very well, the only thing i complain about is the wiring system, 'cause i had a lot of trouble with the alternator and some ... Read More

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1984 Toyota Camry Reviews

Best! By Andu

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I Love It By Jacob

I was so completely in love with this car and still am. The performance was slow and handled "like a boat" (I'm convinced their designers spent serious effort to make it handle that much like a boa... Read More

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1985 Toyota Camry Reviews

Great Car. Always Cheap On Gas. And It Is Fun To Drive For Weeks And Watch Everyone Get Gas But You. By ChrisC99B55

Forty more words of the same on this 1985 Toyota Camry LE for sure. The only thing I can think of that needs to be done, and maybe this Idea will dawn on Toyota some day too. Is that Toyota should hon... Read More

Turbo Diesel 1985 Toyota Camry Rare Car. By mattsoki

I like the alternative fuel type. Diesels are thought to be longer running. Diesels seem more mysterious to me and more different to diagnose. My biggest complaint is difficult starting in cold a... Read More

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1986 Toyota Camry Reviews

Awsome Car By Levi

Great car with over 30 mpg and pretty roomy inside. I have over 210,000 miles and still tow other cars and trucks with it. Would never get rid of this car. Performance. Well its not a race car but it ... Read More

Awesome Car, A No-brainer By zurbriggen32

I bought mine on Jan 8th 2010 with 147k for $700! Drove it from Vancouver to Whistler and back the night i bought it with no maint, very reliable. Auto trans seems to still be good. It's pretty pim... Read More

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1987 Toyota Camry Reviews

Monster Car. By TheVaLo

This car is like a charm. I have it since 1990 and it's awesome! It got 300,000km+ (186,411+ miles) and it's still runs without a problem. It's 16 valve, 2.0 GLi, 4 cylinders. It doesn't make noi... Read More

400 Dollar Investment! By Brittany

I liked everything about it actually...cept the fact that it was an old turd. But it never broke down, or gave me problems. It could run for miles without any tune-ups or anything...Reason i give it a... Read More

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