2002 Toyota Camry
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Great Car

by from Citrus Heights, CA on March 2, 2009

This is a great car to own, in fact hubby and I loved it so much we bought two! I have traveled a great deal with my car and the fuel economy is awesome! The commute is very comfortable and the 4 cyli...
This is a great car to own, in fact hubby and I loved it so much we bought two! I have traveled a great deal with my car and the fuel economy is awesome! The commute is very comfortable and the 4 cylinder is zippy even up hills. I have over 90k miles and have had to put very little in the way of $$$ into this car. I bought both my Camry's certified used less than a year old.
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o2 Camry XLE-Most Reliable Car I've Owned

by from St Louis, Mo on March 20, 2014

I bought my Camry in 8-2001 because I needed to drive far away and my 95 Camry had 270,000 miles on it. So I went to the Toyota Dealership with my 13 year old son and bought a new Camry while my husba...
I bought my Camry in 8-2001 because I needed to drive far away and my 95 Camry had 270,000 miles on it. So I went to the Toyota Dealership with my 13 year old son and bought a new Camry while my husband was in California on business. It's been driven out of state for soccer tournaments 10 times in the past. It's been the best Camry that I've ever owned. I have 261,000 miles on it now and it's still going good. Of course I've had some replacement parts done by my son mostly. Just minor things that start going bad with cars with lots of miles on them. Most of the miles are highway ones. I love my Camry's!!!!!!! Plan to buy another one in 2-3 years. My oldest son wants me to buy a Honda Accord next because he worked as a mechanic at a Honda Dealership and I said NO! I don't like Honda's! Camry's are the best!!!!
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Great car, fabulous deal!

by from Seattle WA on January 30, 2012

I love this car. For a 10 year old car it is has held up very well. It runs beautifully and is very comfortable. The trunk is enormous. The inside is very roomy.
I love this car. For a 10 year old car it is has held up very well. It runs beautifully and is very comfortable. The trunk is enormous. The inside is very roomy.
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The Most Perfect Boring Car You Will Ever Own

by from Sacramento, CA on September 3, 2013

I purchased my 2002 Toyota Camry LE V6 three and a half years ago with only 20,000 miles on it (very low miles for an 8 year old vehicle) and could not be happier. It now has 70,000 miles on it and th...
I purchased my 2002 Toyota Camry LE V6 three and a half years ago with only 20,000 miles on it (very low miles for an 8 year old vehicle) and could not be happier. It now has 70,000 miles on it and the only thing that has needed to be replaced is the battery and tires. I have a round trip commute of 100 miles a day for work and usually average about 29 miles per gallon, even with the V6. The car is extremely quiet and the engine runs so smoothly that I sometimes have to look at the tachometer to make sure the car is on. Lots of room inside for 5 people and the trunk is enormous. Visibility is excellent and all controls are easy to use. It is also the most boring transportation appliance you can ever own. Ride is very soft and comfortable, but handling is horrible. Lots of body lean and no fun to drive at all. If you are looking for a reliable and comfortable sedan, the Camry is an excellent choice. However, if you want to enjoy the driving experience, not a good choice.
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Old Taxi Cab

by from Victoria BC on July 22, 2014

I bought a 2002 XLE V6 for $600. It's fully loaded with every available option and everything works except the driver side seat heater. It is an old taxi cab, it has 256,000 miles on it. Engine seems ...
I bought a 2002 XLE V6 for $600. It's fully loaded with every available option and everything works except the driver side seat heater. It is an old taxi cab, it has 256,000 miles on it. Engine seems fine. I have to replace two front wheel bearings and the starter. It runs fine, it's quiet and has plenty of power left. No burning or leaking oil, and it's holding all other fluids as well. Well worth $600. I also need to change the timing belt because it's 150,000 miles over due. I imagine once I replace the timing belt and wheel bearings that I could drive this car long distances with no worries.
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Good third car

by from St. Louis, MO on December 19, 2011

This is a good third car. I bought this car as a daily commuter to replace a HD pickup truck. I average around 28mpg. I am 6'1" and it has adequate leg room but not much extra. Interior layout is basi...
This is a good third car. I bought this car as a daily commuter to replace a HD pickup truck. I average around 28mpg. I am 6'1" and it has adequate leg room but not much extra. Interior layout is basic.
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Good car but cosumes oil

by from Louisiana on January 5, 2015

We own a 2002 Camry LE and it has 105,000 miles. We bought it used with 50,000 miles and the original owner had all the maintanence records ( oil changes every 3,000 miles at the dealer ). It started ...
We own a 2002 Camry LE and it has 105,000 miles. We bought it used with 50,000 miles and the original owner had all the maintanence records ( oil changes every 3,000 miles at the dealer ). It started consuming oil at 80,000 miles. It does not smoke and there are no leaks. It consumes about 1 quart every 2,000 miles. Toyota states that this amout is acceptable, but I do not agree. I have never owned a car that consumed oil like this and I maintain my vehicles. I researched this issue and it seems to be quite common on 4 cylinder engines.
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Best car I have ever owned

by from Iowa on August 22, 2009

This is the best car my wife and me have ever owned. The back seat is big enough for 2 car seats and has enough room for an 8 year old to sit in between them. We have had no trouble with this car what...
This is the best car my wife and me have ever owned. The back seat is big enough for 2 car seats and has enough room for an 8 year old to sit in between them. We have had no trouble with this car what-so-ever. We have the V6 and we just turned 100k on it! It still gets 26mpg on the highway and 22mpg in town. Good job toyota!!!!
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2002 Toyota Camry

by from Birmingham, AL on May 22, 2006

After having a Camry for 2 years now I have to say that this car is the most reliable and the best value of any car I have ever had! I love the comfort and ease that the Camry drives! I travel every d...
After having a Camry for 2 years now I have to say that this car is the most reliable and the best value of any car I have ever had! I love the comfort and ease that the Camry drives! I travel every day for my job so my car is my part time office and it is important to me to be comfortable and have something that I can count on! I am even planning to pass my 2002 model on to my 16 year old son becuase I know he will be safe with it and purchase a newer one for myself very soon!
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Great First Car

by from New Berlin, WI on September 25, 2009

This is a great car for anyone to learn how to drive, like myself. I couldn't have picked a better car to start my driving carrer on. The easy handling is matched by the great comfort of the interior....
This is a great car for anyone to learn how to drive, like myself. I couldn't have picked a better car to start my driving carrer on. The easy handling is matched by the great comfort of the interior. It feels as though the driver is still within his comfortable bed which puts him at ease as he learns to drive. Although this is a very simple car to understand, it also has the feel of a very complex car. The sound system is incredible. It makes one feel as though everyone can only hear them and they control the road. With this cars easy handling, comfortable interior and great features including the sound system, i could not jave imagined myself in any other car for my first driving lessons.
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