2005 Toyota Camry User Reviews

2005 Toyota Camry Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 34 reviews

  • Performance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 13 reviews
"fuel economy" 12 reviews
"reliable car" 10 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"comfortable car" 5 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"speakers" 3 reviews
"brakes" 3 reviews
"in snow" 2 reviews

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cr writes:
2005 Toyota Camry XLE Review
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My Toyota Camry — This car has stood us in good stead. We commute every three or four weeks from Northern Indiana to Dayton and the car has been a delight to drive. The only issues which we have is the relatively small size of the view of the back window in the rear view mirror and the fact that repairing a scrape on the rear bumper would entail major work.

Owner for 2 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:8,000

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Erik writes:
2005 Toyota Camry LE Review
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gas mileage is awesome

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not as fast as a sports car?

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Solid Car Good Performance — accels and brakes quickly, handels great, good quality, appearance looks good, gas mileage is incredible, just the usual maintenance, can be quite entertaining at times when you want it to be. overall solid performance and good bang for your buck

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Josh writes:
2005 Toyota Camry XLE Review
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Resale value, 6-disc JBL CD changer, sporty look with the rear spoiler, automatic-everything, pretty comfortable on trips.

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Floaty handling (I'm a little biased to my Passat that I've had for 4 years), spongy brakes, electronic throttle paired with the 5-speed automatic transmission doesn't work well together, below-average fuel economy.

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Toyota Has More Work To Do Before I'm Impressed. — I'm not really as impressed with this model as I thought I would be. '05 was the first year Toyota hooked its engine up to an electronic throttle and 5-speed automatic transmission. It just doesn't feel right. It lurches when the throttle is pressed even slightly. Since we drive in parking garages a lot, this feels pretty unsafe. It also handles pretty badly, but I attribute most of that to the crappy tires the dealer put on when we bought it. The only thing I'm really excited about is the resale value, and that it's loaded with every conceivable option that is available on the Camry (except heated seats and V6). The rear spoiler really dresses the car up; I wouldn't have bought the car if it wasn't there. Toyota did a great job working with JBL on the set up of the stereo.

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trippjohnson writes:
2005 Toyota Camry LE Review
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5

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Very reliable

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Rear speakers became very brittle due to sun exposure and cracked

trippjohnson
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2005 Toyota Camry — I have really enjoyed my Toyota Camry. I've driven it everywhere and loaded it down with a lot of stuff. It has held up very well and been extremely reliable for me. I would recommend it to anyone interested in a mid-sized family sedan.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Bobby writes:
2005 Toyota Camry XLE V6 Review
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comfy and spacious

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turning circle is crap

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Good Car — its a sportivo. the worst turning circle on earth. but all round good car. good fuel economy, decent power for a big car, suede interior, dolby surround stereo. awesome for stock. bit slow off the mark, strong engine, good top end, sounds pretty nice for a 6. i like it

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Christopher writes:
2005 Toyota Camry XLE V6 Review
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Dependability, slight performance, smoothness in ride and on the steering wheel

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Only got about 20 MPG, and hood is easily chipped

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Depending On The Angle, The Car Can Look Sleek — It performed pretty well using 89 Octane Gas. The hood can get chipped easily from pebbles on the freeway. Every now and then the car would jerk me if I accelerated then let off it, then applied light pressure to the pedal. Other than that, its was a pretty nice car.

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castle1usedcars writes:
2005 Toyota Camry SE V6 Review
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4

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great on gas , small but big enough for every day life

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none

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Reliable And Affordable — likes, comfort , great on gas , reliable , affordable four doors make it easy access to the back seat , trunk has a nice amount of space , its a great family car , maintenance costs are low , and it handles very nicely. great car

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Camryman writes:
2005 Toyota Camry LE Review
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Comfort
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Brake feel
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Camryman
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2 — After owning the 2002 Camry I went to look at the 2007 Camry LE 4 cylinder. When test driving I immediately noticed the cheaper interior. It looked nice but was definitely a step back as compared to the previous version. Then I went to drive the car. I did not like the hesitation the transmission had. Almost scary when trying to merge onto a busy roadway. Given this issue I went for a used 2005 LE with leather pkg. I love this car. Slight refresh of the 2002 Camry. Gains a 5 speed tranny along with some other minor upgrades. The car is super comfortable and very reliable. Currently have 160,000 miles on the car. The only thong I've replaced is a battery and tires. The engine is still quiet as ever .

Primary Use: Family transportation

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GreenMonster writes:
2005 Toyota Camry LE Review
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5

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Safe, reliable, quiet, great sound system, fun to drive

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Does come in All-Wheel drive....some trouble in the snow

GreenMonster
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The Best Car Built In America — I have owned 4 Camrys and have never had a major problem with any of them...low maintenance costs and easy upkeep.....just change the oil every 5000 miles, put in reg gas and away you go....safe, fun and reliable

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Muzzeeeee writes:
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OK car - nothing exciting about it.

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I have only used this car to get back and forth to work - and bought it brand new from the dealer. Last week out of the blue the transmission went out. WATCH out.  I thought Toyotas were supposed to be dependable.

Muzzeeeee
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Disappointed — It's been OK - until this. It's just a car - if you are looking at a 2005 Camry do your homework and make sure you get the paperwork on what's been done. I thought it was dependable. It's also a bit big and clunky. Handling is not the best.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2011 Toyota Camry Reviews

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2010 Toyota Camry Reviews

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