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  • I'm sure it handles and shifts well, but way too flashy and complex (turbos, variable everything, etc) I'd bet anything a V6 Camry will run with it through the `1/4 mile (13.0 @ 100+)! Too many fools with loud civics with 100 hp. Stop the madness …
  • The 3.5 liter V6 from Toyota in the old Rav and Camry is an Engineering gem and fast as a musle car. Cracked 100mph in the quarter mile in the Camry while getting 30mpg at 75mph. It smokes any 2.0 turbo The Rav is a fine choice, no CVT, no direct i…
  • New knee bag, 6sp standard, conventional engine vs problematic direct injection, more leg room and more upscale in out! Well done! I'm not a fan of cvt trannys!
  • The 12/13 Camry is one of the few that don't have a direct injected engine or a CVT transmission! Read the forums folks, DI and CVTs are less reliable and expensive to repair! My guess is these two technologies will prove more problematic than they …
  • Appears these may now be one of the best used car buys too! Older owners that treated them well and kept the miles down, 20mpg avg on reg, more weight more safety, upscale, quiet, roomy and a bargain at say $5,000 for an 03 or newer with under 100k!…
  • Nice car, good looking but no CVT or DI for me-problematic, read forums! Camry gets the MPGs without the DI, carbon buildup problems /noise and their Camry tranny is Johhny on the spot/state of the art vs a sealed unit with a belt! Thanks, Picky Eng…
  • The Honda is the better looking car, but the CVT and DI in the Honda are a mistake-read forums. My guess is the manufacturers will pay dearly for embracing these technologies in the long run and they aren't getting the MPG margin for the gamble! The…
  • Bought a Prius 10 years ago and saved $20,000 in gas vs 25 mpg avg car! Car paid for itself-free car! Also, low maintenance and best re-sale! New Prius more upscale, more power and room and better gas mileage-50 mpg avg! It'll cruise all day at 80 …
  • Appears to be an accurate assessment of the 10 worst! Either too complicated and unreliable or too underpowered and primitive comfort. The new rig sure is a monster for the standard config-probably gets 30 mpg too at 75!
  • 1975-82 vettes are still good looking, but only as fast as todays honda civic.
  • Here's THE BIG difference between the Camry and most of it's rivals: No problematic, noisy, ultra high fuel pressure and potentially very costly to repair direct injected motor or sloppy, noisy and potentially very expensive to repair belt driven cv…
  • I'm I big fan of nearly everything on the new focus except thedumb auto tranny! I'm not sure ford has ever built a decent/robust FW drive tranny! I'm buyng a prius instead after researching the heck out of it- it's the real smart car folks, can't fi…
  • If we overlook the jerky trannys, body panel gaps, paint problems and electric whines-it should be car of the year!
  • To maximize MPG rating from Feds, design max mpg @ 50 mph for freeway mpg rating! The domestic manufactures don't seem to have the same sense of ownership when designing new rigs like the Japanese-perhaps a culture issue! I won't touch a domestic v…
  • Competition is indeed heating up and there's better looking cars most would say, but the Camry is the best value! Why? Traditonal engine and drivetrain configuration (no premium req turbo, no super high fuel pressure DI and no clunky belt driven CVT…
  • Check your air box, might have a mouse nest, very common! Winter mpg highway should be 30 mpg even driving fairly agressive!
  • SE adds firmer suspension (but still plenty compliant) alloys, sport interior which is about same as LE for comfort (I rented an LE first) full body kit, fogs, heated mirrors which together adds up to significant added value and better handling in t…
  • The 2wd is geared 5% taller/different than the 4 wd, it's about 200lbs lighter, if you go LX the tires are 5% thinner/taller maybe more complaint?, it's half an inch lower with some/a little driveline drag and the $2k less puts in the same price poi…
  • I'm seriously considering a 2012 crv 2 wd but waiting for the 2013 rav for comparison and I'm in the NW but live in the flat lands, don't drive in snow/ice and don't ski anymore. The reason I'm considering the 2 wd over 4 wd is: it's a few extra tho…
  • My folks bought a 2007 Rondo LX 2.4 and have 138,000 miles on it. I've done much of the service and this car has been the most reliable to date vs other Japanese model we've had! There was a re-call for the drivers airbag spring and Kia flip the bil…
  • Was looking at 13 Fusion and what a pig with the 2.5-3600 lbs! The turbos I'm sure are fun to drive but require premium and I don't trust a turbo past 100k! Direct injection in the new rigs is noisy and requires a very high pressure fuel system and …
  • In the interest of continuous improvement, many if not most? of the Toyota dealers need to make the mental adjustment that they're putting in a little too much oil at oil change time! I bought a 12 camry 2.5 and twice they've put it what appears to …
  • Integrated exhaust-no thanks, sky high fuel pressure and related fuel component prices down the road and carbon build up issues! Good looking car but... No turbo or CVT for me either!
  • 0.9% is the rebate and selection is getting thin where I'm at! 22K plus tax and license only (no trade/cash/finance) for a 2012 SE 2.5 with pwr seat is a great deal and you'll be cheatin your dealer to ask for less! No I'm not a dealer, bought an SE…
  • Demo that's been beat is the only way you get a 13 SE for under $20K and all the rebates included or a trade that showed $19K but is BS! Figure $3,000 off list as the best price on a Camry period, unless you get a college grad, military rebate or l…