03 toyota Camry

03 Toyota Camry: Toyota totally revamped its Camry for the 2002 version year, so the midsize front-wheel-drive sedan sees only a handful of alterations for 2003. Haze lamps have actually been included in the XLE version, and all models furnished with automatic transmissions can have optional power-adjustable pedals.

In its fifth-generation form, the Camry is quieter as well as bigger inside, and it remains on a wheelbase that's 2 inches longer compared to previously. The Japanese automaker wishes to restore its title of owning the top-selling auto, which was recently shed to Honda and also its Accord.

Camry designs consist of the basic LE, the upscale XLE and also a stylish SE with various suspension adjusting and 16-inch sport tires. A navigation system is provided as an optional function. Most Camry designs sold in the USA have actually been made at Toyota's Georgetown, Ky., plant.

03 Toyota Camry


Toyota insists that the current-generation Camry has crisper, bolder, a lot more high end styling compared to its precursor even though its appearance has actually not altered significantly. With a 107.1-inch wheelbase and also determining 189.2 inches long in general, the Camry is about the same size as the Honda Accord; but the Accord has been upgraded for the 2003 model year. The flashy SE car features fog lamps, a rear spoiler and also a black grille with chrome trim.

The Accord comes as a sports car as well as a sedan, yet the Camry is supplied in four-door kind just. Toyota's Camry Solara sports car and convertible have different designing compared to the normal Camry and are dealt with as different designs.


Indoor area in the Camry is adequate for 4 grownups and also acceptable for 5, and also the chauffeur's seat has enough fore/aft travel to accommodate tall and also short individuals. Typical 60/40-split back seatbacks supplement the load volume of the trunk, which holds 16.7 cubic feet of cargo.

Extra tools on the XLE version consists of power front seats, heated mirrors, automatic climate control, an engine immobilizer/alarm, keyless entrance and a back sunshade. The sportier SE sedan obtains one-of-a-kind sport fabric furniture, cleaned chrome interior trim, a leather-wrapped gearshift lever and sport assesses.

Under the Hood

Toyota's 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine generates 157 horse power and teams with either a four-speed-automatic or five-speed-manual transmission. The 192-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 power plant comes with the automated gearbox only.


Side-impact airbags for the front seats and also curtain-type airbags are standard in the XLE. The front air bags release in three phases, which depends on collision problems. Anti-skid brakes are conventional on the XLE as well as on V-6-equipped designs, as well as they are available as a choice on the four-cylinder LE as well as SE sedans.

Driving Impacts

If the Camry has actually been criticized for anything in the past, it's been dull styling. Most Camry consumers aren't looking for showy appearances however instead Toyota's track record for integrity, high quality and exceptional resale worth in its models.

All the preferable Camry attributes are here; if anything, they are far better than ever before. Owners still obtain a happily comfy flight, enough indoor space, joyous quietness and also fairly energised performance. Acceleration gets to well past the acceptable mark with the four-cylinder engine, which is practically as peaceful as the V-6.

Only a little penalty in flight comfort is evident in the flashy SE, which promises a little tauter handling compared to other Camry versions; but the differences are less than dramatic. A manual-transmission Camry does admirably, as well as its bar clicks crisply with the equipments without a care.