2005 Toyota Camry

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31 reviews
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Available Price Range $3,118-$9,698 Trims7 Combined MPG 24-29 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2005 Toyota Camry

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Uninspiring styling
  • Side airbags not standard

Notable Features

  • Available 225-hp, 3.3-liter V-6
  • Manual or automatic
  • Optional navigation system
  • ABS now standard on all models
  • Variety of models


Our Expert Reviews

The Toyota Camry was the best-selling car in the industry for 2004.Ditto 2003.Ditto 2002.In fact, Camry has been the top-selling car seven of the last eight years, the string broken only in 2001, when it finished second to the Honda Accord.The reason for its success obviously is its reputation for reliable, dependable, quality operation, because Camry certainly isn't the industry leader wh... Read Full Review

Consumer Reviews

4.6 out of 5

Based on 31 reviews

Great car for everyone

by WhatAFeeling from Cherry Hill, NJ on July 31, 2011

When my 14 years old Toyota Corolla hit 300K, I traded in for the current 2005 Toyota Camary LE. I loved my old Corolla, but I loved the Camary more. I paid $25K for it. It came with all options. From... Read Full Review

7 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Toyota Camry LE

Moderate overlap front

IIHS Ratings

Based on Toyota Camry LE

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Moderate overlap front

Left Leg/Foot
Overall Front
Right Leg/Foot
Structure/safety cage


Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Toyota Camry LE

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Toyota Camry LE

Overall Rollover Rating
Front Seat
Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.


There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

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