1999 Toyota Camry Solara User Reviews

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rodder98 writes:
1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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5

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Great quality  I love this car.  The A/C is great and it gets good gas mileage.  (23 in town and 30 on the highway)

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2.2L engine has not much power but runs flawlessly.

rodder98
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Best Car I Have Ever Owned. — The best car I have ever owned. It seems like a luxury car, VERY quiet and smooth driving. It does everything very well, and gets great gas mileage, in a mid size car. I love it and plan to keep it for a LONG LONG time. The 2.2L engine could use a little more power, but I have learned to adapt. (My previous car was a V-8 Mustang GT.)

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Joseph writes:
1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SLE V6 Coupe Review
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4

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sporty look on a luxury vehicle

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needs a few more horses under the hood

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All Around Great Car Like Any Toyota, But Nothing Amazing. — A weak 6, but it is a V-6 wich is always better than a 4. some of the dash panels get sun bleached and then start peeling up a bit. Air/Fuel mixture sensor went bad after 110, 000 miles about a 200 dollar part can install yourself. Other than that no unscheduled maintenance.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Michael writes:
1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SE V6 Coupe Review
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4

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He looks and drives like a boss

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Needs battery cables

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Glad I Only Got It For 1500 — Great acceleration, with the 20 inch rims handles like a smaller car on tight corners. Has abs stops very well. getting an upgraded interior package the SLE gold edition. Has a very nice stock radio system one of the best I have heard for complete stock no amp or subs.

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

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Edward writes:
1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SLE V6 Coupe Review
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5

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Decent gas mileage for a V6, reliable

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Not much aftermarket support.

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Best Car I've Ever Owned — This car... It's built like a tank. Dependable (NEVER broke down or stalled on me ONCE), a big plus considering my last car was bought brand new and brought/towed to the dealership MANY times, and my first car was just a random clunker just so I didn't have to take the bus.

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Henry writes:
1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SE V6 Coupe Review
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4

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It's a Toyota (build quality, ride quality, and relability), leather, stick, sunroof, JBL speaker system, V6 (acceleration)

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It's a Toyota (not that fun to drive, and  bland exterior styling), and V6 (gas mileage)

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My First Car — Performance - strong acceleration, smooth engine pulls especially strong at high rpms. 4 wheel disc brakes provide excellent stopping power. handling is ok, suspension provides a good compromise between comfort and handling. I wish there was a little less body lean though. huge turning radius. Build Quality - no squeaks or rattles. car is well insulated and is extremely quiet when windows are up and sunroof is closed. all electronics work perfectly. spare tire improperly secured in trunk. one of the rear cup holders broke. small hole in passenger seat. clutch throw out bearing died 97,670. no doubt the previous driver rode the clutch. Appearance - distinctive, but conservative (read: bland) exterior. beautiful tan interior. supple leather. tasteful faux wood trim. Cost of Ownership - decent gas mileage, mid 20s. 18.5 gallon tank makes me cry every time i fill up, but gets 400+ miles per tank. Fun Factor - Not the sportiest car in the world. Car feels heavy through turns. 5 speed manual is smooth but isn't as precise as mazdas. Extremely comfortable car to cruise around in, windows down, sunroof open, 200watt jbl speaker system blasting. Also very quiet at highway speeds. Can drive at 100+ with little wind or road noise. Overall - It's a very refined car, more suited for the older driver. Younger buyers would be better off with a compact, which are definitely more fun to drive, especially on backroads.

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Toby writes:
1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SLE V6 Coupe Review
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It's reliable...

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Not a sports car, it was wrong from the beginning and still is.

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Again, I Ask, Why Does Toyota Make This? — Performance: from what i understand, the older solara's have more HP than the re-designed / newer engine for the '04 - current model year. i don't understand the reasoning. you can't design a true sport inspired car without a heritage. this car is an insult to any real driver. there are plenty of other things wrong with the general approach to the design. Build Quality: like any toyota, you can set it on fire and it will keep on going. i only wish mine were scorched to death, it would add character for the how-ever-many-years i will have to drive this awful shopping cart through college. Appearance: mine is actually in very good condition, with one previous owner & purchased new (still has new car smell). but if we're considering overall general appearance of the design - i can tell you i wouldn't even notice one passing by me on the roads. Cost of Ownership: barely anything. parts can be found in a wal-mart if you needed. Fun factor: unless you find saving the environment and sipping fuel to be equivalent to a frat party, no wait... whoever finds that previous statement to be true needs to hang themselves. there is no excitement in my balls when i drive this embarrassment. the two-wheel drive is in the wrong place, the battery is in the wrong place, the front end is too heavy, ergonomics are nowhere to be found (except for the tilt-wheel opt. i guess), the roar of an engine for a proper sports sedan has been silenced to a gentile exhale - i seriously had to open my driver's door to verify i had actually turned my car on. wtf.... Recommendations: certainly a smart option for any practical person wanting a reliable car with a hint of sport. but that's the problem - you pay for only a hint. if you've driven anything german-tuned before, this will be an insult to the driving experience.

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Hassan writes:
1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SLE V6 Coupe Review
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5

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Everythinge except for reliability

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Very costly to repair and find parts, could use stiffer and longer lasting tires and shocks, could use a turbo.

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Sexy Solara — I absolutely love this car. The car performs better then most vehicles on the road due to powerful acceleration and high end torque and horsepower. Brakes are quite soft, therefore more time must be given while braking at higher speeds. The car handles beautifully, soft and smoothly. TOO DAMN LAZY TO WRITE MORE LOL

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Kaitlin writes:
1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SE V6 Coupe Review
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5

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Amazing car fun to drive, love the 5 speed!

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Needs louder exhaust!

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Awesome! — This car is awesome, it is soo much fun to drive! V6 has soo much power and accelerates quickly. 5sp is awesome and easy to shift! Love the deep black color and sleek look of the car! Awesome stereo with JBL speakers and built in amp, sounds amazing!

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Aleksandar writes:
1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SLE V6 Coupe Review
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It's a Toyota.

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None

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Get It, It's Sweet. — Performance: Decent acceleration, good braking, and responsive handling for a non-sports car, steering is also responsive. Build Quality: it needed work on the front end, but that was because of the previous owner, the suspension works well now, it squeeks when the doors are opened, might be sagging from old age Appearance: leather on seats is wearing and it shows, the hood and front bumper are scratched(previous owner), the styling still looks good, even if it's 10 years old

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Melissa writes:
1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SLE V6 Coupe Review
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Just cause i said so....

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saling it!!!

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Just Cause!!! — I miss my SOLARA SOOO bad!!Handling was great acceleration was better!!!!braking was not to it best probley my fault.Loved the Lexus style enterior leather and fake wood grian..how i spanked so many cars on the road from chargers to 2500 diesels..lol..Loved how that car took me too cali and back with no issue...and the best part about that was i got 300 miles on 1/2 a tank and hallin 80 mph the whole way there.....Maintenance got stupid once the computer glitched but was my over ALL favorite car ever and once i have that title to the Galant I will trade for a Toyota!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2008 Toyota Camry Solara Reviews

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2007 Toyota Camry Solara Reviews

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2006 Toyota Camry Solara Reviews

Low Mileage Sporty Convertible By judywicker47

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Great Mileage,power To Spare. Fun To Drive By tommcmanis

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2005 Toyota Camry Solara Reviews

Reliable,gas Saver By Winorlose

The Solara was a sporty luxury car that I used to zip around town as well as take long trips for two. The 4 cylinder engine provided gas saving at 27 average on highway to 31 miles per gallon. In kne... Read More

Love Driving This Car. By mrhoades12

Great car to drive. It is fun to drive. Great sound system. Adequate seating and storage which is unusable for convertible. Good gas mileage. Very reliable. Very little maintenance needed other ... Read More

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2004 Toyota Camry Solara Reviews

Best First Car! By samosho

Awesome car all around. Bought the car new and had the car for almost 10 years! and hasn't given me any issues whatsoever. The only thing that's a problem is the interior cracking after a few years of... Read More

Good By nwdofoh

toyota makes a good quality car and solara is one of them.gas usage is pretty good about 28 mg.huge trunk compare to other cars. It's easy and not expensive to tune up but toyota factory cars are slow... Read More

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