2005 Toyota Camry Solara User Reviews

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    2005 Toyota Camry Solara SLE Review
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    65

    Reliable,gas Saver — 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 knew I had to buy something that would last me and this car made it possible. Great 6 in-dash JBL Premium sound system with radio,cassette and Satellite radio. In the winter the seats are heated for extra comfort and the heater was rarely used. The AC blows freezing cold air for those hot summer days stuck in traffic. Would recommend this car to anyone who needs a relaible gas saving car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Gas Saver,Sporty Comfort,Peppy,Reliable,Low Maintenance,Freat Value for a Coupe

    Cons: Coupe

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    2005 Toyota Camry Solara SLE Convertible Review
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    35

    Love Driving This Car. — 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 than normal maintenance. Slight wear on top but nop leaks.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Four passengers can comfortably ride in car.  Excellent truck space.

    Cons: Visibility out back window.

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    2005 Toyota Camry Solara SLE Convertible Review
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    Toyota Solara — Vehicle was purchased in Miami, Florida, from a dealer with only one previous owner prior to me. Car has been garage kept, excellent paint, interior is gorgeous, and gas mileage is amazing! Handles fantastic, and extremely comfortable for road trips, plenty of leg room, even for back seat passengers.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Excellent economical car with looks and style! Great gas mileage!

    Cons: Passenger is unable to use GPS while car is in motion (Factory safety)

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    2005 Toyota Camry Solara SE Convertible Review
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    Perfect Car For My Wife. — Looks great and my wife loves to drive it. She plans on keeping it forever. Especially since they no longer make it. Smooth transmission. Quick enough and even faster if you put in premium or mid-grade fuel. Paddle shifting the floor shifter is kind of fun for a couple of minutes. Cheap seat fabric on the SE. Carpet is thin too. Dash no longer gets any Armor All because the shine reflects off of the steeply raked windshield.

    Pros: My wife wanted a convertible and I wanted reliability. This car was the best of both. Plus it had room for 4-people when needed. More room than the Mustang Convertible we tested. More reliable than the Saab 9-3 we looked at.

    Cons: Cheap carpet. 6-cylinder is 3.3L and had it been upgraded with the rest of the Camry line, it would have had the 3.5L engine and not needed timing belt replacement at 90K miles. The tall rear makes seeing out about the same as most convertibles. Which means it could be better. This is the last version of the Camry Solara convertible. Production ended after the 07' model year.

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    2005 Toyota Camry Solara SLE Review
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    My Beautiful Baby!!! — While I love my Sexy Solara I've been having problems with the battery. Everything else is great!! Look at her...now you want one don't you?! In this you can handle any curve like a pro!

    Pros: Stylish curves and contours...comfy and contemporary interior. Beautiful wood grain selection!

    Cons: Battery is garbage...but to be fair, the issues began recently.  First couple of years were greeeat! How long is a battery supposed to last anyway? :o/

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    2005 Toyota Camry Solara SLE Convertible Review
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    My Blue Solara — I love my convertible...I might have to part with it soon! I need a 4x4 for my driveway....

    Pros: Handeling, the looks, the colour, just love it!

    Cons: none

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    2005 Toyota Camry Solara SE Review
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    My Comfortable 5spd Coupe — The interior of the car has a lot of space for a coupe, seats are comfortable even though they are not leather, and all controls are placed well for the driver. The outside of the car is in Lunar Mist Metallic with 16" alloy wheels. Performance is good for an inline-4, especially with the help of a manual. I rated performance slightly lower since there are obviously much more powerful cars than this. Overall, its a great car, great on gas with the combo of a 4cylinder and manual, comfortable sport tuned suspension.

    Pros: 5SPD manual, alloy wheels, nice interior, coupe

    Cons: rims could be bigger, no sunroof on my model

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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

    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

    2003 Toyota Camry Solara Reviews

    Its The Best Car For Me For Under $10k By migration_prnitz

    Toyota Solara convertible, especially the V6 is the best car on the used market of its kind hands down. I like everything about this car. Whoever at Toyota decided to quit making it is a moron. I hop... Read More

    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

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