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The 2008 Toyota Camry offers all the comfort and quality of some of its more expensive competitors, though interior trim isn’t perfect and space is down.
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engineers prioritized creamy ride quality above all
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All models are comfortably absorbent

the Camry's interior design is function-driven

“trunk volume has decreased”

The 2008 Toyota Camry continues the brand’s long history of comfort and quality, but a few reviews researched by pointed out issues with the new car’s interior trim.

ConsumerGuide feels "every Camry is a class leader in powertrain refinement and passenger comfort." However, Automedia points out some of the measures taken to preserve interior room of the Toyota; 2008’s Camry has slimmer front seatbacks and more travel for front seats, as well as “larger footwells and a half-inch more legroom better accommodate back-seat occupants, and the rear seatbacks recline in XLE models.”

Still, there’s less room in this Camry; Toyota trimmed a bit of space compared to past versions. “By the numbers, cargo and towing are what took a hit,” says. “The trunk volume has decreased from 16.7 cubic feet to a maximum of 15 cubic feet in the CE and LE. The higher trim levels measure 14.5 cubic feet.” Toyota took “a major step backward to replace folding backseats in the SE and XLE with small pass-thru openings.” Motor Trend points out that “inside, passenger volume is down 0.4 to 2.1 cubic feet, but rear legroom is up half an inch,” and it feels “Toyota engineers have added room where it'll be appreciated and deleted space where it won't be missed.”

Edmunds commends the 2008 Toyota Camry’s "nice selection of cubbies and compartments to collect whatever personal effects that may be accompanying you."

There’s a generally high level of fit and finish inside the 2008 Toyota Camry, but it’s not perfect. ConsumerGuide reports of the Camry, Toyota’s "cabin materials are generally solid and serviceable, with soft-touch surfaces and inoffensive faux metal or wood trim." Car and Driver observes, though, “downsides to the latest Camry include some disappointing interior plastics, inconsistent fit and finish.”


The 2008 Toyota Camry offers all the comfort and quality of some of its more expensive competitors, though interior trim isn’t perfect and space is down.

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