. Needed to replace the master cylinder and the brake pads. That was the end of the Camry! Now it won't pass smog. We thought the car ran great at first, but after we replaced the majority of the maintenance items, we found that the car is really fast and quite powerful for a four banger. When I have the heads out I am also going to re-bore the engine and put new pistons in, making it a 3. I am actually planning on putting new exhaust heads on it and making two exhaust pipes, instead of one.
Year of manufacture 1996 First year of ownership 1999 Most recent year of ownership 2001 Engine and transmission 2. I love this car and even though I'm planning to buy a new car still, I will keep this car till I drive it to the ground. Year of manufacture 1996 First year of ownership 2001 Most recent year of ownership 2002 Engine and transmission 3. The fuel filter was the original and was replaced. It was given to me at about 140k miles, and I drove it to about 230k. Purchased from out of state small dealer. It is a very smooth car.
However, if you do buy a second hand one, expect to pay quite a bit because you will usually need to replace the main oil gasket and the ignition system, which is of course, expected for any car over 120k miles. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. Very good value for the price paid. You'd be probably talking engines and transmissions. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. I'm sure anyone who owned one would appreciate it. Yes Review Date: 23rd March, 2014 Don't underrate a 1996 Camry.
It is a very good second car for our family. I know it will surprise you as to how long it lasts. I brought my car in for an oil change once and the mechanic told me he had a woman bring in the same exact car in with over 700k miles before the transmission blew on it. My advice to anyone thinking of buying this car would be to perform regular maintenance, and just to keep an eye on the temperature gauge, especially after 200k miles. I liked the automatic transmission in this car, but the seats in this car are not that fit to its body! ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. The distributor cap and rotor were clogged with carbon deposits the size of pencil erasers, and was replaced.
You wouldn't want to much power from a, so called, family sedan. Yes Review Date: 20th May, 2010 A faulty solenoid, brakes, and catalytic converter are all wear-out parts, not caused by lack of care, and to be expected on a 14-year old car. It was his backup car given to him from his mom. Keeping that in mind, this car will run forever. It sat on the driveway for about a year till I received it in 2012. General Comments: - The seats of this model actually all 1992-1997 Camrys are uncomfortable! I know the engine still had a lot of life left in it, so it really sucked to get rid of it. I will deal with this at a later date.
InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. My taurus broke down after about three months of having it which was a major disaster to me. At around 80,000 miles a truck was driving in front of the vehicle when the truck's tires blew. General Comments: I like the Camry and I think it has adequate power for the type of car it is. Best car I've ever owned next to a brand new 2007 Yaris I had. Sun roof not acting right at 93,000 miles.
Faults: I bought the car with 150,000, and 2 weeks later the check engine light came on solenoid was broken. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. The battery needed to be replaced for the first time at 105,000 miles. And all things considered, having just those few problems is really not that bad. The car will be able to do about 9.
Model year 1996 Year of manufacture 1995 First year of ownership 2014 Most recent year of ownership 2014 Engine and transmission 2. The Camry is very reliable, gets excellent gas mileage 32-33 mpg at reasonable highway speeds. Year of manufacture 1996 First year of ownership 2002 Most recent year of ownership 2002 Engine and transmission 2. General Comments: This car runs great. The only problems I ever had are just cosmetic and certain thing that rusts or go bad from age. Yes Review Date: 23rd March, 2001. The car is indestructible - amazing.
Very quiet in the freeway and I taking it for a 2,000 trip to central Mexico for a 3 week vacation in December. My car got so hot on one of these occasions freeze plugs hold in your car's coolant that it melted my distributor cap and put a hole in my radiator. For this reason, many people try to put something above the seat to raise themselves to have a better view of the car. It had the original plugs and wires, which I replaced. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. The cost to get it fixed wasn't even worth the value of the car, so I had to say goodbye. The headliner was sagging and I reattached it.
BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. Imagine the costs you may have incurred with a '96 Ford, Chevy, or Dodge! The freeze plugs kept rusting out, which are cheap parts, but expensive to have replaced. I have driven the Paseo, Celica, S-Class, C-Class, Chevy Cruz, and Volvo C70 convertible. This car is so easy that I've been able to do brake fluid flushes, transmission flushes, oil changes, radiator changes, brake changes, wheel bearing changes, minor suspension changes, and I'll be doing more when the time comes! Had previously owned two 95 Camry s. I did basic maintenance on it oil changes every 3k, and transmission at 25K intervals and replaced belts, exhaust parts, timing belts at 80k intervals, suspension bushings, and a radiator in it, with no other major expenses, when it was rear-ended and totaled, at 311,000 miles. The Camry also needed a new stainless steel exhaust system due to the damages at 80,000 miles.