1998 Toyota Camry Overview


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45 stars

Based on 32 reviews

I Wish American Automakers Did Better At Creating A Vehicle That Is Longlasting & Reliable. by mrbryer
 — This is the car the Toyota built & modeled for the Lexus excluding the body. I am a die hard Toyota/Lexus owner. The '98 Camry is just unbelieveable for a car with over 100K miles. Just keep it servi... Read More
Clean Title by Painter_1
 — I liked the fact that it is a good solid built reliable & depenable automobile, Had great passing power, smooth ride, quite, never failed me, never failed to start, always good to go, would I recomen... Read More
The Epitome Of Reliability by Seth
 — Performance- The acceleration is painfully slow, braking is secure and slightly surprising in an emergency stop, handling is predictable and easy to control but rollie pollie. Cost- One of th... Read More

1998 Toyota Camry Overview

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1998 Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry was little changed for the 1998 model year, since it has just gone through a total overhaul the year before. The most significant changes included the availability of side-impact airbags in all models and an improved anti-theft system.

The 1998 Toyota Camry came in three trim levels: the base CE, the midlevel LE and the higher-end XLE. All came standard with a four-cylinder, 2.2-liter, 133 horsepower engine and were available with a V6, 194 horsepower engine. Fuel economy is about 20 to 30 miles per gallon, depending on the engine.

The Toyota Camry was once again the top seller for 1998. Once again, major complaints about the 1998 Toyota Camry include a lack of power, especially with the four-cylinder engine, and a bland, conservative look. Drivers are enthusiastic, however, about the Camry's value, noting that a Camry has the same mechanisms as the Lexus ES without the high price tag.


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Where Can I Find The Sunroof Drain Tube?

The front and rear passenger side floor is soaking wet after the car is left out in the rain. I'm told the sunroof drain is plugged. I have tried to locate where it could be but I don't see anything.

15,715 views with 10 answers (last answer about a week ago)

I Have 1998 Toyota Camry.... While Changing The Fuze I Accidentally Ripped ...

I have 1998 Toyota camry.... While changing the fuze i accidentally ripped of one red wire.... Now the car is not starting.... No crank no start... All other functions are working i.e. lights, backl...

142 views with 12 answers (last answer about a week ago)

Hi I Have 1998 Toyota Camry 4 Cylinder I Put A New Fuel Pump New Fuel Filte...

It's drives fine for a day or two then the day after it want crank but if you let it sit for a day the day after it will crank and drive good don't know what it could be

36 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)

Ok Thanks But One More Thing When U Turn It Cuts Off

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If The Fuel Pump In My 98 Camry Is Not Working And I Replace It And Its Sti...

Brand new pump it's like it's not getting no power

25 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)