The Toyota Camry has been Toyota’s best-selling sedan for years, and with the complete redesign that the Camry receives for 2007, the trend continues. The midsize, four-door 2007 Toyota Camry comes in four trims: the CE, LE, SE, and XLE. The Camry offers two engine options this year.
Body Styles: sedan
Engines: 2.4-liter four-cylinder, 3.5-liter V-6
Transmissions: five-speed manual, five-speed automatic, six-speed shiftable automatic
Models: Toyota Camry CE, Toyota Camry SE, Toyota Camry LE, Toyota Camry, Toyota Camry XLE, Toyota Camry SE V6, Toyota Camry LE V6, Toyota Camry XLE V6
The 2007 Toyota Camry gets completely redesigned for 2007. It features new exterior details, more space inside, additional standard equipment, and a 268-hp V-6 with a six-speed shiftable automatic transmission.
With eyebrow headlights and European-inspired looks, the exterior of the 2007 Toyota Camry receives a total makeover. Blistered front fenders help to give the Camry a muscular look. The rear window and trunk lid recall expensive German sedans.
Standard equipment on the 2007 Toyota Camry CE includes 16-inch wheels, variable intermittent wipers, a rear defogger, power door locks, power windows, and power mirrors. The SE adds 17-inch alloy wheels with performance tires, a sport-tuned suspension, and fog lights. The XLE adds a manual rear sunshade, a power glass sunroof, and power heated mirrors.
The 2007 Toyota Camry’s interior gets redesigned, offering more luxury equipment and materials. Legroom proves spacious enough for the XLE’s reclining rear seats. Instruments and controls look well-situated and simple to use. Optitron instruments enhance clarity and reduce eyestrain. The Camry offers plenty of storage for CDs, cell phones, and other gear. The trunk features 15 cubic feet of cargo space.
Standard equipment for the base includes a driver’s seat with adjustable lumbar support and height adjustment, cloth upholstery, bucket front seats, a split-folding rear seatback, cruise control, front and overhead consoles with storage, speed-proportional power steering, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel with audio and cruise control functions, a 12V power outlet, air filtration, air-conditioning, a tachometer, external temperature display, and a 160-watt, AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio system with six speakers.
Standard equipment added to the Camry LE includes an eight-way power driver’s seat and keyless entry. The SE features premium cloth upholstery and a leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio and cruise control functions. The XLE has the following standard equipment: dual-zone climate control, a universal remote transmitter, reclining rear seats, wood interior trim, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror, a compass, Bluetooth connectivity, and a 440-watt JBL premium audio system with an AM/FM radio, a six-disc CD changer, MP3 compatibility, and eight speakers.
Trim-level-dependent options include a navigation system, stability control, and heated and cooled seats.
Performance & Handling
A 2.4-liter, 258-hp four-cylinder and a 3.5-liter, 268-hp V-6 provide the two engine options for the 2007 Toyota Camry. The four-cylinder engine pairs with either a five-speed manual or a five-speed automatic transmission. The V-6 pairs with a six-speed shiftable automatic transmission. The CE comes equipped with the four-cylinder engine and the five-speed manual transmission.
The Toyota Camry is known for its smooth, quiet ride. The 2007 models change it up a bit with more sporty dynamics. Designed more as an oasis rather than a thrill ride, the Toyota doesn’t roar down the road or race around corners. Despite its calm demeanor, the V-6 has been clocked at 6.5 seconds going from zero to 60 mph. The four-cylinder engine proves reliable and provides good fuel economy, while the V-6 adds a little punch. Steering feels responsive, and acceleration moves it briskly across the model line. The best performance comes with the combination of the V-6 engine and six-speed shiftable automatic transmission available on the SE V6.
The Toyota Camry SE represents the sporty sedan in the lineup. It offers a sport-tuned suspension, underbody aerodynamics, and 17-inch alloy wheels. The sporty model appeals to younger drivers who want their cars to be fast and fun. Driving in “sport-shift” mode gives you more control of the performance. The sport-tuned suspension isn’t as firm as in sport sedans, but it provides a good bit of control when driving fast.
Standard safety equipment on the 2007 Toyota Camry includes four-wheel ABS, emergency braking assist, electronic brake force distribution, ventilated front disc and solid rear disc brakes, daytime running lights, auto delay-off dusk-sensing headlights, tire pressure monitoring, and seven airbags throughout the cabin. Stability control remains optional.
EPA Fuel Economy
Toyota Camry four-cylinder: 21/30-31 mpg city/highway
Toyota Camry six-cylinder: 19/28 mpg city/highway
- Standard ABS
- Fuel economy
You Won't Like
- Stability control optional
- No manual transmission with V-6
Quiet ride, roomy interior, quality materials.
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