2008 Toyota Camry Solara User Reviews

2008 Toyota Camry Solara Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 8 reviews

  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 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:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"ride" 5 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 2 reviews

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didymop writes:
2008 Toyota Camry Solara SLE Convertible Review
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4

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With the top down, great to take photos from all angles.

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Needs several USB ports and a 110v outlet

didymop
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A Great Ride Into Retirement/re-living — We had a 2004 Solara Convertible SE. Decided we loved the cars safety features and comfort so we bought this 2008 SLE to take us into our retirement/re-living years. Even picked this car over our 2010 Toyota Prius (which is for sale). We followed our heart instead of logic (better gas mileage w/Prius) but Jake gets over 30 mpg on the highways. Not bad for a V6. Life is Good and we're going to do what we like, and like what we do.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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austendm writes:
2008 Toyota Camry Solara SLE Convertible Review
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5

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Leather heated seats, easy to clean, stylish, fun to drive, braking and acceleration powerful, fuel economy above average, lots of cargo space,

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The back seat  small, but for a convertible 5 seats is hard to come by anyway.

austendm
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Versatile Sports, Lifestyle, And Commuting Car — Leather heated seats are a must in winter. It's easy to clean by hand since it's a convertible. It's great for a joy ride or Sunday drive. It's stylish. Maintenance costs are average. It's very fun to drive and the braking and acceleration are on par with this powerful model series. The fuel economy is above average between 26 and 28 miles per gallon. The car is equipped with one auxiliary port as well power ports.

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

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toyotaroadrunner writes:
2008 Toyota Camry Solara SE Review
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5

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Excellent ride. Excellent paint. Great interior. Great gas mileage. No major repairs.

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None

toyotaroadrunner
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Excellent Vehicle. — I have owned five (5) Toyota's throughout my life and everyone of them was a excellent vehicle. I have never had any major repairs done to any of my vehicles. The paint is excellent on these vehicles. The gas mileage and ride are always outstanding. Toyota makes a quality vehicle.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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sarah4969 writes:
2008 Toyota Camry Solara SLE Review
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"i Love What You Do For Me....toyota!!!!!" — I was a little hesitant to buy a foreign car given my family's GM back ground, but I am thoroughly impressed with the quality and performance of this vehicle. My father(30 year GM Guy) even approves. This car is really fun to drive. It is high performance, and very sporty. The gas mileage is awesome, and I love all the great little extras it has, like the 6 disc changer, moonroof, and leather interior. My fiance and I are both so happy with this car that he is also looking into buying a Toyota. The timing belt is the only big thing that I am aware of that is a major thing for up keep. I was told it needed to be done every 75K-90K and costs around $500-$750. Overall, Extremely satisfied: )

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88si writes:
2008 Toyota Camry Solara SLE Review
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good mpg, good build quality.

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ugly, slow, build quality not as good as previous toyotas, not fun to drive, and did i mention its ugly?

88si
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Yaaaawwwwwnnnnn — this car handles horribly. i sometimes feel like i get better handling in my yukon. this car is also slow, and i was really disappointed in the lack of power this v6 seems to have. build quality is pretty good, though. but this car is really ugly, it sometimes makes me sick to drive it. add to the fact that this is a boring drive, and i guess that means that i wouldn't recommend it. good gas mileage, though.

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Kristin writes:
2008 Toyota Camry Solara SE Review
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Acceleration, highway mpg, comfort, style, handling, suspension

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I need bigger rims.  Visor hits the rearview mirror when I put it down.  Bad mpg in town.

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Great All-around Car — Love the look. Love the drive. Friends love riding with me (even in the back). I feel safe. I have the power to make it on the Houston roads with those Mercedes and BMWs.

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Debbie writes:
2008 Toyota Camry Solara SLE Convertible Review
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Convertible top on nice days!!

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Really small trunk because of the convertible top.

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Cool Car - Fun To Drive! — Wonderful car! Great performance, awesome stereo, love the heated leather seats!! Quick response, sporty feel. 24 mpg average. In three years it has never given me a moment's trouble. I hope to drive this car for many years to come!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Cheri writes:
2008 Toyota Camry Solara SE Review
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Toyota toyota toyota

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downgraded to 4 cylinder this time around for gas mileage....miss the ummmpphhh my 6 had!!!

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My 99 Solara Is Up To 200,000 W/o Any Problems...just General Maintenance!!! — Toyota all the way!!! Husband drives a Tundra....do miss the v6 though but due to gas prices downgraded to a 4.......like the appearance of my 99 solara better...sleeker........son has it now........and loves it too!! Go Toyota

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Reviews From Other Years

2007 Toyota Camry Solara Reviews

This Car Is Very Quiet And Has A Smooth Ride. By sssrrr

I drove a Honda Civic for 8 years. This car has been so much more fun to drive!! Very quiet and smooth ride! I felt extremely safe driving this car with side airbags. Lots of trunk space. High qua... Read More

2007 Toyota Solara Convertable By tliddle

This is my new ride. She's replacing my 1999 Chrysler Sebring (convertable). I had to have a drop top - and this one is in fine shape! I cannot WAIT to drive her tomorrow! Even if it is raining all w... Read More

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2006 Toyota Camry Solara Reviews

Low Mileage Sporty Convertible By judywicker47

This Solara can serve a wide range of needs spanning sporty yet economical coupe to luxurious spacious cruiser. It has a comfortable ride, is fuel efficient, and has only 30000 miles under the hood. ... Read More

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

It looks stylish w rakish lines, like a traffic stop waiting to happen. Rear of the car looks funky. Toyota made up for it under the hood 3.3 vvti engine coupled to a five speed automatic,sadly four c... Read More

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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

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

Great First Car! By jacobcovey

Looks great, reliable, sorta sporty but with more relaxedness to it. I get a very surprised response when telling people that its 10 years old. Most think its brand new. Mine does only have 35,000 mil... Read More

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2003 Toyota Camry Solara Reviews

Impressive By Kevinfinni

Like most everything about this car. The comfort,style,performance,quality. I was impresses with this car the first time I drove it. I commute 150 miles one way and it performs incredible for a 10 yea... Read More

Looks Good , Runs Good By fiexcoinc

Car runs good, has good power and is very stable ride. Interior is leather and has a lot of room for a 2 door coupe. Car is 4 cylinder and is good on gas. Car runs and drives good and is very stable o... Read More

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