1996 Toyota Camry Overview


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Collector V6
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DX Coupe
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49 national listings
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LE V6 Coupe
LE V6 Wagon
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LE Wagon
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45 stars

Based on 48 reviews

It Is A Good Buy And A Perfect First Car For Someone by Anthony
 — *The car is a very reliable vehicle * it gets great gas mileage and has not needed a repair yet, * the brakes work well and are quiet. * the front seats are good but if you are over 6' tall you are... Read More
Great First Car, Low Maintainence by Reginald
 — Vehicle 1996 Toyota Camry 4 Dr Collector Sedan Review Very well built (much better than most new cars), incredibly reliable. The V6 is very smooth and quiet but it lacks low end torque and s... Read More
Camry Takes A Licking by terrigogo
 — No wonder this car has won many awards. It is luxurious and comfy on the inside as well as built well. I know, as I crashed mine into a concrete wall and my husband was able to put it all back togethe... Read More

1996 Toyota Camry Overview

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1996 Toyota Camry

Due for a redesign the next year, the 1996 Toyota Camry did not change much from the previous year. For the first time, leather seating was an option in the LE trim levels of the Camry sedan, coupe, and wagon.

The 1996 Toyota Camry sedan was available in the DX, SE, LE and XLE trim levels. The coupe came in the DX, SE and LE trim levels. The base DX version of the wagon was dropped in 1995, leaving only the LE. Available engines were a four-cylinder, 2.2 liter or a V6, 3.0 liter. Fuel economy was about 20 to 30 mpg, depending on the engine. The interior of all 1996 Camrys was well-designed, featuring comfortable seats, plenty of head and foot room, and easy to reach, logically-placed control buttons.

Owners of the 1996 Camry say that the car is not much fun to drive. Except for in the SE model, the ride feels “floaty” and almost too quiet and smooth, and there is not much interaction with the road. However, the Camry is meant to appeal to a wide audience, and many commuters might prefer a car they don't have to think about. By 1996, the Toyota Camry had firmly established its reputation for reliability and longevity.


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Crankshaft Pulley Not Turning Right

hi I have a 96 camry 2.2. when I start it the crankshaft pulley don't turn straight it wiggles. so the question is what do I need to do to fix it. do I need to replace the pulley do I have a bearing g...

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