2004 toyota Camry

2004 Toyota Camry: Toyota completely redesigned its midsize front-wheel-drive Camry sedan for the 2002 model year. The Japanese car manufacturer hoped that the fifth-generation Camry would certainly expand the firm's picture as well as charm beyond the "large center" of the car-buying populace.

A 157-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine is installed in the majority of Camrys, as well as a new 225-hp, 3.3-liter V-6 is offered in the SE car for 2004. A five-speed-automatic transmission is currently supplied. A brand-new Restricted Edition Camry includes crystal white paint, champagne-colored badging, a special grille and also fawn interior material. Models consist of the basic LE, high end XLE and stylish SE, which has various suspension adjusting and also 16-inch sport tires.


2004 Toyota Camry


Outside

Toyota asserts that the current-generation Camry has crisper, bolder, a lot more upscale styling compared to its predecessor. With a 107.1-inch wheelbase and gauging 189.2 inches long generally, the Camry has to do with the very same size as the Honda Accord. The sporty SE sedan includes fog lamps, a rear looter and also a black grille with chrome trim.

Despite the fact that Honda provides its Accord in both coupe and also car kinds, the Camry comes only in a four-door body design. Toyota's Camry Solara sports car, which was redesigned for 2004, has various styling and is treated as a different design.

Inside

The Camry's interior space is adequate for four adults and appropriate for 5. The vehicle driver's seat has sufficient fore and aft traveling to accommodate tall and short individuals. Standard 60/40-split rear seatbacks supplement the lots quantity of the trunk, which holds 16.7 cubic feet of cargo.

Additional equipment on the XLE model consists of power front seats, heated mirrors, automated environment control, an engine immobilizer/alarm, keyless entry and a rear sunshade. The sportier SE sedan obtains distinct sporting activity textile furniture, brushed-chrome interior trim, a leather-wrapped wheel and gearshift bar, as well as sport gauges. Models showcasing the automatic transmission could be geared up with optional power-adjustable pedals. Toyota's navigating system is used as an alternative.

Under the Hood

Toyota's 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine creates 157 hp and also teams with a four-speed-automatic or five-speed-manual transmission. The 210-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 comes just with a five-speed automated. A new 225-hp, 3.3-liter V-6 is available for the SE.

Security

Side-impact air bags for the front seats as well as side curtain-type airbags are standard in the XLE as well as optional in the other trim levels. The driver-side front air bag deploys in three phases. Anti-skid brakes are typical on the XLE and on versions outfitted with the V-6 engine and are used as optional tools on four-cylinder LE as well as SE sedans.

Driving Impacts

If the Camry has actually been slammed for anything, it's been for bland styling. Most Camry consumers typically aren't seeking flashy appearances however rather Toyota's online reputation for reliability, premium quality and also exceptional resale value.

All of the preferable Camry qualities are right here, and they're possibly better now than before. Proprietors obtain a pleasantly comfortable trip, ample interior room, euphoric tranquility and also reasonably energised efficiency. Velocity gets to well past the acceptable mark with the four-cylinder engine, which has to do with as quiet as versions powered by the V-6.

Only a little fine in flight convenience is evident in the flashy SE, which promises somewhat tauter handling than various other Camry models; yet the differences are less than significant. The manual transmission in the Camry carries out admirably, and also its lever clicks crisply with the equipments.