2009 Toyota Camry XLE

2009 Toyota Camry XLE

German luxury car buyers often strip the nameplates off their vehicles to keep their indulgences a (relative) secret. I'm not comparing this Camry to a BMW or Mercedes-Benz, this Camry XLE does offer some anonymous luxury. Park next to a Camry of a lesser trim level, and you might have trouble identifying which car had keyless ignition, a JBL sound system, and satellite radio.

Despite the primo features, this doesn't feel like a $33,000 car, what with the aforementioned panel gaps on the instrument panel. I'm also surprised by the power of this V-6, and the soft suspension it's paired with. Toyota may not expect driving enthusiasts to shop the Camry, but it just seems odd to couple such a strong engine with suspension tuning that wants to endlessly float.

Evan McCausland, Web Producer

grant74
$33,106?? I'll take a 328i or G37 instead, please!

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