1999 Toyota Camry Solara User Reviews

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    1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SLE V6 Coupe Review
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    35

    Awesome And Reliable Car! — The Solara has been a great addition to our family. It hardly ever needs maintenance and performs well in any condition. It's fun and comfortable to drive on the highway and has a surprisingly large amount of cargo space. It's a blast to drive!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Awesome and reliable car with plenty of power! This is a fun car to drive and feels like a sports car with the safety and reliability of a Toyota.

    Cons: None!

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    1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SLE V6 Coupe Review
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    All Around Great Car Like Any Toyota, But Nothing Amazing. — A weak 6, but it is a V-6 wich is always better than a 4. some of the dash panels get sun bleached and then start peeling up a bit. Air/Fuel mixture sensor went bad after 110, 000 miles about a 200 dollar part can install yourself. Other than that no unscheduled maintenance.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: sporty look on a luxury vehicle

    Cons: needs a few more horses under the hood

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    1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SLE V6 Coupe Review
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    Get It, It's Sweet. — Performance: Decent acceleration, good braking, and responsive handling for a non-sports car, steering is also responsive. Build Quality: it needed work on the front end, but that was because of the previous owner, the suspension works well now, it squeeks when the doors are opened, might be sagging from old age Appearance: leather on seats is wearing and it shows, the hood and front bumper are scratched(previous owner), the styling still looks good, even if it's 10 years old

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It's a Toyota.

    Cons: None

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    1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SLE V6 Coupe Review
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    Just Cause!!! — I miss my SOLARA SOOO bad!!Handling was great acceleration was better!!!!braking was not to it best probley my fault.Loved the Lexus style enterior leather and fake wood grian..how i spanked so many cars on the road from chargers to 2500 diesels..lol..Loved how that car took me too cali and back with no issue...and the best part about that was i got 300 miles on 1/2 a tank and hallin 80 mph the whole way there.....Maintenance got stupid once the computer glitched but was my over ALL favorite car ever and once i have that title to the Galant I will trade for a Toyota!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Just cause i said so....

    Cons: saling it!!!

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    1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SLE V6 Coupe Review
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    Buy A Camry Or A Solara! You Wont Regret It!! — It's a toyota!! Need I say more? It's 10 years old and has 153k miles, but it still runs strong all day long! And it's way nicer than any new car I can currently afford. Too bad they don't make em anymore...

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It's a Toyota!

    Cons: 20 mpg :((

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    1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SE V6 Coupe Review
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    Awesome! — This car is awesome, it is soo much fun to drive! V6 has soo much power and accelerates quickly. 5sp is awesome and easy to shift! Love the deep black color and sleek look of the car! Awesome stereo with JBL speakers and built in amp, sounds amazing!

    Pros: Amazing car fun to drive, love the 5 speed!

    Cons: Needs louder exhaust!

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    1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SLE V6 Coupe Review
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    Sexy Solara — I absolutely love this car. The car performs better then most vehicles on the road due to powerful acceleration and high end torque and horsepower. Brakes are quite soft, therefore more time must be given while braking at higher speeds. The car handles beautifully, soft and smoothly. TOO DAMN LAZY TO WRITE MORE LOL

    Pros: Everythinge except for reliability

    Cons: Very costly to repair and find parts, could use stiffer and longer lasting tires and shocks, could use a turbo.

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    1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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    99 Toyota Solara Se Coupe — Awesome car. Sports car feel. Fast acceleration for a 4 cyl. Roomy and comfortable interior. Car screams quality. My fuel economy is better than stated on mpg sites. Hasn't needed any major repairs at 70k. I get compliments galore. I have owned this car for almost ten years and don't think I'll ever sell it. Cheap to own. It's a keeper. I love my car!

    Pros: Sporty, Fun, Fuel economy, Quality paint, Quality interior

    Cons: None

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    1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SLE V6 Coupe Review
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    Again, I Ask, Why Does Toyota Make This? — Performance: from what i understand, the older solara's have more HP than the re-designed / newer engine for the '04 - current model year. i don't understand the reasoning. you can't design a true sport inspired car without a heritage. this car is an insult to any real driver. there are plenty of other things wrong with the general approach to the design. Build Quality: like any toyota, you can set it on fire and it will keep on going. i only wish mine were scorched to death, it would add character for the how-ever-many-years i will have to drive this awful shopping cart through college. Appearance: mine is actually in very good condition, with one previous owner & purchased new (still has new car smell). but if we're considering overall general appearance of the design - i can tell you i wouldn't even notice one passing by me on the roads. Cost of Ownership: barely anything. parts can be found in a wal-mart if you needed. Fun factor: unless you find saving the environment and sipping fuel to be equivalent to a frat party, no wait... whoever finds that previous statement to be true needs to hang themselves. there is no excitement in my balls when i drive this embarrassment. the two-wheel drive is in the wrong place, the battery is in the wrong place, the front end is too heavy, ergonomics are nowhere to be found (except for the tilt-wheel opt. i guess), the roar of an engine for a proper sports sedan has been silenced to a gentile exhale - i seriously had to open my driver's door to verify i had actually turned my car on. wtf.... Recommendations: certainly a smart option for any practical person wanting a reliable car with a hint of sport. but that's the problem - you pay for only a hint. if you've driven anything german-tuned before, this will be an insult to the driving experience.

    Pros: It's reliable...

    Cons: Not a sports car, it was wrong from the beginning and still is.

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    1999 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SE V6 Coupe Review
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    My First Car — Performance - strong acceleration, smooth engine pulls especially strong at high rpms. 4 wheel disc brakes provide excellent stopping power. handling is ok, suspension provides a good compromise between comfort and handling. I wish there was a little less body lean though. huge turning radius. Build Quality - no squeaks or rattles. car is well insulated and is extremely quiet when windows are up and sunroof is closed. all electronics work perfectly. spare tire improperly secured in trunk. one of the rear cup holders broke. small hole in passenger seat. clutch throw out bearing died 97,670. no doubt the previous driver rode the clutch. Appearance - distinctive, but conservative (read: bland) exterior. beautiful tan interior. supple leather. tasteful faux wood trim. Cost of Ownership - decent gas mileage, mid 20s. 18.5 gallon tank makes me cry every time i fill up, but gets 400+ miles per tank. Fun Factor - Not the sportiest car in the world. Car feels heavy through turns. 5 speed manual is smooth but isn't as precise as mazdas. Extremely comfortable car to cruise around in, windows down, sunroof open, 200watt jbl speaker system blasting. Also very quiet at highway speeds. Can drive at 100+ with little wind or road noise. Overall - It's a very refined car, more suited for the older driver. Younger buyers would be better off with a compact, which are definitely more fun to drive, especially on backroads.

    Pros: It's a Toyota (build quality, ride quality, and relability), leather, stick, sunroof, JBL speaker system, V6 (acceleration)

    Cons: It's a Toyota (not that fun to drive, and  bland exterior styling), and V6 (gas mileage)

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2008 Toyota Camry Solara Reviews

    Classy By cpmtec

    It is a fantastic cruising car with the pep under the hood when you need it. It is very comfortable and has good cargo room for a convertible. it does weight quite a bit and the mpg is alright but ove... Read More

    Convertible By drobyie

    Very dependable and fast for stock, sleek lines and very well built body and ground effects kit. Auto adjust headlights are a plus and the transmission shifts smoothly, especially in sport mode. A f... Read More

    2007 Toyota Camry Solara Reviews

    Sporty Powerful Great In The Curves By tliddle

    There's nothing I don't like about this vehicle... other than I haven't owned it sooner! It gets excellent gas mileage - is fun to drive - and she doesn't stay parked long! It's a very comfortable ve... Read More

    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

    2006 Toyota Camry Solara Reviews

    Very Dependable And Economical By MisterBill

    This car has needed NO maintenance other than Gas, Oil changes, tires and brakes. It runs great, just like new. Handling is very good, has great pick up for the engine size. Mpg is pretty good. B... Read More

    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

    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

    2004 Toyota Camry Solara Reviews

    Very Safe And Reliable Car By smitty09

    The best thing about this car is its reliability, sporty look, fuel efficiency. This is the SLE model and has all available options, including the leather interior with the wood grain finish. It has a... Read More

    Love This Car By lifestylebiker

    Toyotas are a proven car to be reliable and nice looking cars. This Solara is no exception. The SLE is the top of the line of the Solara models. This is a great car for a young person and a great comm... Read More

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