1996 Toyota Camry User Reviews

1996 Toyota Camry Review Ratings

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  • Performance:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Appearance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 23 reviews
"power" 18 reviews
"reliable car" 14 reviews
"ride" 14 reviews
"handling" 7 reviews
CONS
"power" 8 reviews
"interior" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"brakes" 2 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews

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Sofyan writes:
1996 Toyota Camry LE Review
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3

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reliable

Cons

huge snore factor

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Boring First Car — I drove this car from 2005-2009 and it was my very first car. IT was reliable and never really left me stranded even though it had 150k when i sold it. Performance was downright slow. The 4 cylinder engine only had 125hp and still used a good amount of gas so that was a double whammy. Its styling was just bland and very dated, gas mileage was terrible for a 4 cylinder with a lack of power. In the city i got like 21mpg and 28mpg highway. My new V6 accord with 200hp matches the mileage and it quick and fun to drive. However, this car was just plain boring as with all other toyotas.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Eric writes:
1996 Toyota Camry LE Review
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3

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mileage & interior room

Cons

acceleration & handling

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Good Car, But Deathly Boring — I bought a 96 Camry off of Ebay and it had had a rough life. It was a good car, but would have been a lot better if the previous owner had taken care of it. Instead of putting $1200 worth of overdue maintenance, I bought another Integra instead. Emergency handling, acceleration, were pretty bad, but aftermarket mods are available.

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terrigogo writes:
1996 Toyota Camry LE Review
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5

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sturdy, comfy, and reliable

Cons

expensive but worth it

terrigogo
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Camry Takes A Licking — 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 together and it still rides smooth and has needed few repairs. It doesn't look so pretty but it drives and rides so comfy and smooth I dont want to drive any other until I can afford another Camry. The gas mileage is good about 25 city and 30 mpg on the highway. Maintenance is low and I dont change my oil like I should and Ive had no problems. Just need new tires and regular maintenance and will see how much longer (over 250,000+) this Great car will take me.

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Sohaib writes:
1996 Toyota Camry LE V6 Review
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4

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accleration

Cons

its old

45

My Cas Is Still Running — i abused this car and naver took it to a repair shop but the poor thing never seems to give up. acceleration, braking and handling are totally awsom and i have this car since 2005 and just oil change and changed break pads. now it has 225000 miles on it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tom writes:
1996 Toyota Camry LE Review
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4

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Gas milage and quality

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None

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If You Want A Safe, Reliable Car This Is It — The acceleration is light, braking is fine, and handling is good for the size. The quality is top notch, never needs repairs other than basic matenience. The appearance is good for the model year, not flashy but not to old. The cost of ownership is very light, there is no repairs and has good gas milage. The fun factor, well lets just say its an inline 4 made for commuters

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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skipk writes:
1996 Toyota Camry LE V6 Review
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5

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power, build quality, reliability, fun to drive

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none

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Love It. What A Bargain — I bought my 1996 camry LE with the 6 cyl engine brand new. it has 220,000 miles. get 28 miles in mixed driving, and 30+ on highway. I change the oil myself and it does not burn a drop of oil in the 3,333 mile oil change interval. original engine and transmission. i want to see if it'll last till 350,000 miles. It's been a great car, very much like the 1987 celica I owned for 12 years and traded with 142,000 miles, a trade I still regret.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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muggit writes:
1996 Toyota Camry LE Review
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5

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Fun and economical

Cons

air conditioner no longer works

muggit
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Camry - My Car — I love this car. It handles great in all road conditions. It is fun to drive, easy to handle, has required little repairs. I've kept up with dealer suggested maintenance. Gets great mileage and lives up to the Toyota reputation. Great roomy backseats. backseats fold down to extend trunksize. Safe car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Gary writes:
1996 Toyota Camry LE Review
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4

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looks,performance,reliability,gas mileage

Cons

shocks,noise in right front area(possibly shocks,wheel,brake)Engine light just came on with "EVAP" code which is just a smog problem that could be a tube or tiny part??

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Sporty Sedan — A good looking sporty sedan with all power and good looks! With a little work and money this will cross country back and forth numerous times....hell, even now it will cross the country...(bet on it!)haha........TRY IT!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Michael writes:
1996 Toyota Camry LE Review
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5

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Reliable, feels safe/solid, roomy and great gas mileage.

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Leaks oil, plain body styling.

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My Camry — My camry is an ugly green color with a very plain body style. It's comfortable to ride in and easy to drive. Visibility is superb and handles well for a larger vehicle. Huge trunk and ample cabin room. It's been the most reliable car I've owned to date. Gas mileage is terrific, although it leaks oil. It's no sports car, but has some get up for a four cylinder.

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Reginald writes:
1996 Toyota Camry LE Review
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5

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Reliable
Good on the pockets (gas prices)

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Interior felt a little cramp
Did not have incredible speed

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Great First Car, Low Maintainence — 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 seems to bog if you step on it. Ride is very smooth but floaty and needs to be more controlled. Steering is not very sharp. Tranny shifts well most of the time, but short shifts in normal mode and hangs on to revs too much in power mode. Quality of materials and build is awesome. Leather is excellent quality but front seat padding is hard and pinches the thighs. Overall a very good car with some minor shortcomings. Favorite Features Reliability, build quality, smooth and quiet, up to 37mpg (imp gals) on the hwy, feels like it will last forever. Suggested Improvements None.

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1986 Toyota Camry Reviews

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