2012 Toyota Camry User Reviews

2012 Toyota Camry Review Ratings

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"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"ride" 6 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"storage" 3 reviews
"reliable car" 2 reviews
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"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"steering" 2 reviews

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Camryman writes:
2012 Toyota Camry SE Review
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5

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Reliable
Comfortable
Sports Pkg (rims, Spoiler, fog lamps, Softex w/ cloth insert seats, paddle shifters)
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Could use more steering feel

Camryman
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Review Title: 3rd Time Around — Recently I purchased a 2012 Toyota Camry SE. So far I am very happy with the decision. This is my 3rd Camry (previously owned a 2002, and 2005). Both LE. This time I went with the SE as I didn't care for the front end styling on the LE on the new generation (too plain IMHO, even the Chrome bars fail to add any interest), also the light colored cloth seats seemed too hard to keep clean. The SE however while admittedly not as much a stand out visually as a fusion or 6 is clean, understated but classy. I love the fog lights, 17" alloys, and spoiler. Performance is decent. My SE is the 2.5L 4 cylinder. Off the line it's peppy enough. On the highway passing and merging is not a problem. A quick down shift on the paddle shifter makes these things fun(did I just say Fun when talking about Camry). I find the paddle shifters very responsive. The brakes are firm and not mushy. Finally Toyota got the brakes right. The steering and cornering is Camry like, though much improved over past Camrys I've owned or rented. The steering is light and offers very little feedback. If you want sports car agility and feel; try Mazda 6, or Honda Accord. If you want a comfortable, quiet composed ride with reliability to boot. You'll find it here. My SE is very comfortable capable highway cruiser. Gas mileage is great. I can get the advertised 35mpg highway if I am easy on the throttle and stay off those paddle shifters. Otherwise I average around 31-33 highway. Not bad. Definitely a improvement over my 2005. The interior. I like it. Though many car reviews I read slammed it. I think while the interior materials are not as quality as they were in the past, it is certainly better than the misaligned plasticky interiors of the last generation (2007-2011). The front touch areas are soft to the touch. The faux chrome pieces on the SE aren't fooling anyone but, they are tasteful and inoffensive. There is some hard plastic to be found on lower parts of the door sides and the upper part of the dash. Overall the SE's dark interior works for me. I think it will hold up well. I especially like the seats, black Softex (faux leather with dark cloth insets). Definitely classes up the interior. Real leather seats with suede insets are available should you so desire it. The interior is quiet with minimal road noise. I haven't experienced popping noises other report. I do notice a little wind noise. The cars tech is nice. The Bluetooth and iPod, iPhone, jump drive connections are awesome. Pairing my phone was very easy to do. I like the radio and phone controls on the steering wheel. The radio(mine is the standard non-entune, no navi) has a decent interface. It wasn't too hard to figure out. iPod connected no problem. The sound of the stereo is decent. It has tire pressure monitor that will give you the psi for each tire. There is a mpg interface as well. While my car is not perfect (what car is?) overall I love my Camry and I am very happy with my purchase.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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jblurch writes:
2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE Review
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Outstanding gas mileage. Easy to maintain & superb acceleration. Great connectivity with cell phone and media players.

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A bit crampt for larger framed humans. Will fit two large folks and three teenagers

jblurch
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Incredibly Well Thought Out Car For Today's Commuter. — This car is incredible. 43 mpg, Hands free connectivity with phones and media players, Voice activated navigation and low maintenance costs. The engineers got this one right. Technology updates via cell phone data plan. Very easy to drive. Extremely agile and great acelleration when you need it. Some days, I get in the high 60 mpg on a drive into work.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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bbrownauditor writes:
2012 Toyota Camry SE V6 Review
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Beautiful, eye catching car, with all the modern amenities, such as navigation, back up camera, blue tooth.   Extremely roomy and comfortable.

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A little to sporty- prefer a luxury vehicle

bbrownauditor
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Exceptional Overall — Overall a top quality car for the money. Great amenities for the price. A perfect combination of sportiness and family sedan with plenty of room. Super pick up with a super fast V6 engine while maintaining excellent gas mileage of up to 29 miles per gallon on the highway.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Robin_R writes:
2012 Toyota Camry SE V6 Review
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This car never has a problem with the "get up and go"!  It's a lot of fun to drive.  Never any problems at all.

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None

Robin_R
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Sporty And Fun Family Car — I love the power this car has. Never a problem passing anyone on the highway. When you hit the pedal, it goes. That's my favorite thing about this car! I also love the sporty look of this camry. Lots of trunk space too. The only con, I wish these came in a convertible. :) Nothing else to complain about.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Mmkillough writes:
2012 Toyota Camry XLE V6 Review
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Very fuel efficient and quick
Reliable
Amazing interior
Easy to drive

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Mushy handling

Mmkillough
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Fantastic — I love the reliability and cleanness of this car. Absolutely an all around great ride with an easy to use navigation. This car will run for forever and look beautiful while doing it. Will always be one of my favorite cars.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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dcothern writes:
2012 Toyota Camry XLE Review
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safe, reliable, airbags everywhere

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4 cyl engine lacks highway pep.  gotta floor it to get any action.

dcothern
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Safe, Relaible — I bought it as a work car to put about 200k on it before I give it to my daughter. the main reason I bought it was thinking of her safety when she gets it. this car has air bags on its airbags. It is relatively loaded, leather seats, back up camera, navigation (rather useless), and a decent stereo, satellite. I spend a lot of time driving, so it needs to be comfortable, reliable, and creature comforts. This is not my first Camry, and I do not like the location and operation of the cruise control. I had a 1990s camry, and it was in the same place and operated the same. Another thing I don't like is that the power ports do not stay hot when the car is off. at least 1 should. The

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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car4Matt writes:
2012 Toyota Camry SE Review
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I like the look of the car and it drives very good, low in gas.

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I would like more space in the glove compartment, it's not good for when you have small kids.

car4Matt
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Drives Great, Looks Good! — What I like about the Camry is that you feel control of the car when you are driving it, it's very stable and the brakes are awesome. Fuel costs are low. I love the touchscreen, navigation system, but most of all, is that I can give commands to call one of my contacts or I can just say the phone number and it will dial it for me without me holding the phone. You can also save some addresses on the navigation system that way you don't have to enter them over and over. There are a lot of other features that I never got to use but that are available in this car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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lewloc5150 writes:
2012 Toyota Camry SE Review
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Good gas mileage, roomy, handles well, brakes quickly, lots of bells and whistles, good interior and exterior styling and craftsmanship.

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No major complaints.

lewloc5150
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Reliable And Cheap To Maintain And Operate — This car has been extremely dependable. No problems in snow, sleet, or rain. Enough power to get up and go whenever needed. Quiet ride, lots of storage space, comfortable for longer rides with multiple adults, stereo sounds great, never had any issues with navigation. Push button start and the stitching in the interior were nice touches that added class to the car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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chambavillautomobile writes:
2012 Toyota Camry LE Review
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the shape

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it is too small

chambavillautomobile
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Explicit Toyota Camry Le — I like the fact that the car runs very well, and dislike the fact that the cabine is not strong, but the care is very flexible and reliable, comfortable to ride in and more romantic, So it make a nice Car

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Laurbee writes:
2012 Toyota Camry LE Review
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99% perfect

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1% city MPG just ok

Laurbee
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Love This Car!!!! — We rented the Camry for a weekend in NY. Fell in love!!! Total package...handling, power, sound system, everything about it is awesome!!! Would be an excellent family car (small family). Lots of trunk space. Lots of cubbies for stuff. Auto/manual tranny gets the job done!!!

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2013 Toyota Camry Reviews

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2011 Toyota Camry Reviews

Sweet Lookin Ride By JohnnyD1123

I think the SE handles nicely and without the V6 this 4 cyl has quite the pep. The body design is beautiful and has a comfortable cockpit! This car is extremely reliable and holds its value for a long... Read More

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Before I was a hybrid owner, I worried about acceleration at critical times. But that is not the case, the power is there when you need it. I love driving this car! I like watching the Eco mode to see... Read More

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2010 Toyota Camry Reviews

Comfortable By cip93

The Toyota Camry Hybrid is awesome. Very comfortable and great for someome who has long legs. Lots of room. It is even good in the snow because the electric motors keep the tires from spinning when... Read More

Toyotas Are Cool! By jmoran200

I think this car is very safe and I feel confident when riding in it.I recommend it to anyone- especially if you have small children. Glad to have air bags. Looking forward to future improvements.Get ... Read More

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2009 Toyota Camry Reviews

Camry By Stan357

I loved this car because it was always the car to take to the store quickly and get back quickly.It also fit all of our luggage when we went to the airport for pickup or drop off. Overall great car to... Read More

Great By luchesb

See ratings Good power. Good reliability. Good fuel economy. Good price. Plenty of space, and I am a taller driver, so that is always important to feel comfortable without having to sacrifice fuel eco... Read More

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