1996 Toyoya Fuel Consumption very high

Ilemobajide
25

Asked by Ilemobajide Feb 05, 2008 at 08:52 AM about the 1996 Toyota Camry LE V6 Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

HI all Have toye 1996 4 cylinder seloon car and it consumes fuel like a 8 cylinder engine an sugestion.

5 Answers

dvigano
10,895

Driving habits, attitude, environment, terrain and the size of your foot all have something to do with your fuel consumption. If all is well I would take it into your trusted mechanic for a tune-up. Make sure you tell them about your lowsy mileage. They might be able to pin-point the problem for you.

1 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
Ilemobajide
25

Mechanic has not really helped, all tjhe suceeded in doing is to drill a hole in my pocket

casper271
4,965

my brother works for A large Toyoa dealer here. He mentioned to me that the 4 cyl Camry's do not get "good" fuel mileage. The camry is a "large" car and wieghs a bit (3000 lbs+). because of the weight the 4cly have to work harder. You posted that is a wagon. Do you haul anything in the back? with the larger cars it is (most) times better to get the 6cly (wagon) with the heavier cars. This is common for the 4cly to burn a ton of fuel. The only thing that I can recommend is to sell it and get one with a 6cly. As you said your mechanic has not been able to nothing, I wonder what tests he has done? Have you had you fuel regulator tested? other than that there really not much more I can say. Unfortunely your wagon is really just to "heavy" for the 4cly. If you can post what your mechanic has done I can forward it to my brother and see what he says. Cheers

setc
0

I have a 1996 manual Camry. I have been consistently getting 31 to 32 mph ! Yes it is a bit slow getting onto the highway. I have learned to wait until the "big guys" drive by before pulling onto the ramps. But with this MPG I am delaying getting a new car ~ I think my mechanic is great!!!!!!!!

MARINE
0

I JUST BOUGHT A USED 1996 CAMRY XLE 180,000 MILES. GREAT GAS MILEAGE (30MPG) ONLY PROBLEM I HAD WHEN FIRST GOT WAS THE EGR VALVE HAD TO BE REPLACED. THE CAR LOVES TO GO. I EXPECT TO GET ANOTHER 100,000 PLUS ON IT

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Camry
Looking for a Used Camry in your area?
CarGurus has 79,619 nationwide Camry listings starting at $1,499.
ZIP:

Search Toyota Camry Questions

Toyota Camry Experts

#1 Reelin68
Reelin68
Reputation 3,900
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,560
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 1,930
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord"
1,112 Great Deals out of 69,484 listings starting at $1,100
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,222 Great Deals out of 53,622 listings starting at $2,200
Used Nissan Altima"
1,318 Great Deals out of 81,244 listings starting at $1,298
Used Honda Civic"
779 Great Deals out of 60,883 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Avalon"
202 Great Deals out of 16,921 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota RAV4"
669 Great Deals out of 34,237 listings starting at $1,925
Used Nissan Maxima"
411 Great Deals out of 15,795 listings starting at $1,800
Used Hyundai Sonata"
833 Great Deals out of 62,971 listings starting at $1,595
Used Honda CR-V"
697 Great Deals out of 50,474 listings starting at $999
Used Chevrolet Malibu"
942 Great Deals out of 58,212 listings starting at $1,850
Used Acura TL"
230 Great Deals out of 5,968 listings starting at $2,488
Used Toyota Tacoma"
557 Great Deals out of 25,017 listings starting at $2,598

Used Cars For Sale

2015 Toyota Camry For Sale
26 Great Deals out of 43,225 listings starting at $17,988
2014 Toyota Camry For Sale
315 Great Deals out of 7,388 listings starting at $13,738
2013 Toyota Camry For Sale
162 Great Deals out of 4,126 listings starting at $12,488
2012 Toyota Camry For Sale
439 Great Deals out of 9,212 listings starting at $9,788
2011 Toyota Camry For Sale
158 Great Deals out of 3,055 listings starting at $6,995