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FEATURES | 8 out of 10
“There are few ‘oooh, ahhh’ features”
[LE version] adds a power driver's seat and remote keyless entry
Car and Driver
“Major options…include a sunroof, a navigation system”
The 2010 Toyota Camry delivers on its value proposition, at least in the lower trim levels. The base Toyota Camry starts at just $19,395, but TheCarConnection.com’s editors find that a fully loaded Camry can run well into the $30,000 range, where it seems out of place compared to some of the other vehicles in that price category.
The Toyota Camry lineup begins with the base model, which debuts with “air-conditioning, auto up/down windows for all four doors, a six-speaker CD audio system” with auxiliary input, and little else, according to Edmunds reviewers. The Toyota Camry LE is similarly equipped, adding a power driver’s seat and keyless ignition to the mix. Overall, Left Lane News feels that the lower-end Camrys have “few ‘oooh, ahhh’ features beyond the electroluminescent gauges and power driver’s seat,” especially considering the price tag. The Toyota Camry SE is less a features upgrade than a supposed performance upgrade, and it boasts unique styling elements and larger wheels. At the top end of the range is the Toyota Camry XLE, which gets USB integration, although one Cars.com reviewer states that he “was not a fan of” Toyota’s MP3-player interface. Edmunds says that the Toyota Camry XLE also gets “an upgraded JBL-branded sound system,” which significantly outperforms the standard audio system, and “satellite radio,” among other features.
For those who crave a more upscale interior, the 2010 Toyota Camry can be outfitted with a number of high-tech options. Among these, Edmunds is partial to the “navigation system,” which ConsumerGuide says is “easy to program, but it absorbs and complicates some audio functions.” Other options, according to Cars.com, are a “backup camera…moonroof and smart key system with push-button start.”
With a wide range of trim levels and base prices, the 2010 Toyota Camry should, from a value standpoint, appeal to many mid-size sedan shoppers.