Toyota Camry
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Make: Toyota
Model: Camry
Toyota Camry

The Camry is everywhere- it has taken over. The Toyota Camry is a mid-size car manufactured by Toyota in Georgetown, Kentucky, as well as Altona, Victoria, Australia. There is also the original factory in Toyota City, Japan. The Camry has been the best selling car in the United States for nine of the last 10 years starting in 1997. This is a remarkable title to earn and Toyota has worked tirelessly to hold on to the title. The United States is the Camry's largest consumer market, where it primarily competes with the Honda Accord, the Nissan Altima, the Mazda6, the Saturn Aura, the Chevy Malibu and the Ford Fusion. The Camry also sells very well in Australia, Canada and a number of Asian markets. For reasons unknown, it has not sold as well in Europe and Japan. It seems that many have criticized its design as poor for European and Japanese preferences. A luxury version of the Camry was sold in Japan as the Toyota Windom until 2006, and the related Lexus ES model is sold in the United States and Asia. The Camry name was originally launched in 1980 with the Toyota Celica Camry, which was a sedan that was more or less a Japan domestic market Toyota Carina, with a Celica-like front. In an effort to remain attractive and mechanically competitive, the Camry underwent major redesigns and upgrades in 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002 and most recently in 2007. Other than the original Celica Camry, the Toyota Camry has always been an FF layout vehicle, meaning the engine is transversely mounted to drive the front wheels. Some models have however been offered with all-wheel drive. The first model line independently named the Toyota Camry was launched in 1982 for the 1983 model year. It was primarily configured as a four-door sedan but at different times has also been available as a five-door hatchback, a two-door coupe and a station wagon.

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