1998 Toyota Camry Overview

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1998 Toyota Camry Overview

The Toyota Camry was little changed for the 1998 model year, since it has just gone through a total overhaul the year before. The most significant changes included the availability of side-impact airbags in all models and an improved anti-theft system.

The 1998 Toyota Camry came in three trim levels: the base CE, the midlevel LE and the higher-end XLE. All came standard with a four-cylinder, 2.2-liter, 133 horsepower engine and were available with a V6, 194 horsepower engine. Fuel economy is about 20 to 30 miles per gallon, depending on the engine.

The Toyota Camry was once again the top seller for 1998. Once again, major complaints about the 1998 Toyota Camry include a lack of power, especially with the four-cylinder engine, and a bland, conservative look. Drivers are enthusiastic, however, about the Camry's value, noting that a Camry has the same mechanisms as the Lexus ES without the high price tag.

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    Vin Number Taken

    When I try to list my car it keeps telling me the vin # is already in use.

    12 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 days ago)

    1998 Toyota Camry

    Car failed to start I jumped 3 times and everytime the following issue happened as soon as I would turn on my lights the car with die. I took my alternator and battery to AutoZone and they told m...

    8 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week ago)

    Car Won't Turn Back On After Over Heating

    I have a 98 toyota Camry. My gf drove it earlier that day and when it over heated she drove it home and I checked all fluids which where good. I Drove it less than 4 blocks and it over heated. O...

    16 views with 4 answers (last answer about a week ago)

    Camry Mcv20r Wont Continue To Run

    Had water pump replaced, timing belt changed, tapper covers resealed, week later just stopped while driving. Towed home. Replaced fuel pump, igniter, ecm, spark plugs, fuel filter, o2 sensors, che...

    4 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)

    Electrical Issue

    Recently my hood flew up on my 98 Toyota Camry when that happen nothing works on my dashboard can't roll up window brake or tail lights doesn't work can you help

    3 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)