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By: Perry Hopkins
Toyota Camry is one of the leading 10 minimum costly vehicles with a base product MSRP of $19,820 for that 2011 model yr. Camry was the top selling mid-sized sedan in 2010 with 313,212 models offered with its nearest competitor selling 282,530 models. Camry is also the best selling mid-size sedan in January 2011 with 17,285 units marketed.

The Camry offers a very comfortable interior and has a little more head room, leg room and hip room than it's most prominent competitors. This accommodates the six footer quite nicely and even gives adults sitting in the rear seats adequate room.

The very first goal of any automobile producer would be to provide a pleasing and secure environment for your driver and passengers. It really is one of the most critical aspects in selecting a brand new car. This is where the Camry excels. Toyota was the very first manufacturer to create the five Star Safety Program regular on all vehicles. This consists of:

Vehicle Stability Control - This helps to maintain traction by reducing power to the engine and applying brake force as needed. VSC is especially effective in cornering.

Electronic Brake-Force Distribution - redistributes brake force to keep brakes from locking providing more effective stopping.

Brake Help - In the event the driver is inside a panic stopping situation the Brake Help Sensors detects this and adds pressure. The additional strain can help a driver stay away from a collision.

Toyota also builds the Camry with crumple zones which help direct the energy of an impact away from the cabin and around the sides of the vehicle. After all, any collision that you and your family can walk away from means the vehicle has done it's job.

In the J. D. Powers Initial Quality Study, which measures long term buyer satisfaction, Toyota performed well and wins awards in 4 segments. This seems to support the perception of quality that Toyota has enjoyed and is known for longevity and mostly trouble free operation. As such, Camry has been continually a Best Buy Recommendation by Consumer Guide.

Among 1998 and 2009 Toyota had two versions of its best promoting automobile the Camry. There was the regular Toyota Camry along with the Toyota Camry Solara, also called the Toyota Solara.

While these two cars share similar features, there were also several notable differences. This article will cover the history of the Solara and how it is different from the Toyota Camry. Here is what you need to know.

As a replacement for the Camry Coupe the Solara featured a four cylinder engine with slightly more power than a standard Camry engine. The model also featured an upgraded stereo as well as sport options. A few years after introduction, Toyota added a Solara convertible to its lineup of mid-sized cars.

By comparison, the latest Toyota Camry gets similar gas mileage. It gets 22 miles per gallon for city driving and 33 miles per gallon for highway driving.

With the Toyota Solara you could also get some additional features. Options included sport suspension and performance tires, leather upholstery as well as a six-disc CD changer. You could also get 16-inch aluminum wheels.

Despite its unique style, Toyota decided to discontinue the Solara from its Camry lineup in 2009. This was due to dropping sales over the years. There was not much demand for sportier mid-sized cars with convertible options.

Since this car is now discontinued there are questions whether Toyota will have a mid-sized coupe again in the future. As of know, Toyota features its standard Camry lineup along with a hybrid option.

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