The 2007 Toyota Camry Won Several Awards

The Toyota Camry is a global favorite. This sedan is one of the most well-known, most relied-upon cars on the market. It’s a great commuter for daily driving and it’s a pretty spacious and reliable family car. Additionally, it comes in a wide range of trim levels to suit what you are looking for in a car.

A Toyota Camry on display at an auto show
A Toyota Camry on display | David Cooper/Toronto Star via Getty Images

According to US News and World Report, the 2020 Toyota Camry won the award for ‘best midsize car for the money.’ It also snagged the ‘best midsize car for families.’ But it’s priced at $24,425 – 35,130. While this isn’t astronomical, it’s not exactly a price many can or want to pay for their next car. You can buy a 6th generation used Toyota Camry for well under $10 grand. Most 2007 or 2008 Camry models for sale are in the $5,000 price range. It also came in a hybrid option.

The 2007 Toyota Camry awards

The Toyota Camry was redesigned in 2007. In this year of redesign, the Camry won a lot of awards. These awards really set up this generation of the Camry for success. The 2007 Camry was named the Motor Trend Car of the Year. Additionally, the 2007 model year Toyota Camry won Autobytel‘s Consumer Choice Award as the Most Requested Vehicle of 2007––according to US News and World Report.

This generation was the Camry’s 6th generation. The generation was in production form 2007-2011. Like other Camry generations, the 6th was a great one. In fact, unless you are looking for something edgy or sporty, it’s hard to go wrong with a 6th gen Toyota Camry. This reliable family car does its job regardless of age.

Still a great used car, the 2007 Camry XLE boasted a luxurious interior
2007 Toyota Camry XLE | Toyota

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The 2008 Toyota Camry

The 2008 model year is also a good year for a used Toyota Camry. It’s another great choice if you don’t want to keep your pricing low and still get a good reliable used car. US News and World Report writes that the “2008 Toyota Camry’s competent performance, bold design and accommodating passenger cabin recommend it among  affordable midsize sedans.” Whether people buy this model new or used, the feedback is overwhelmingly positive.

a front view of a light blue 2007 Toyota Camry
2007 Toyota Camry | Toyota

Kelley Blue Book consumer reviews

If you are interested in buying a 2007 or 2008 Toyota Camry, looking at the consumer reviews on KBB are reassuring. Owners give the 2008 Toyota Camry a 4.5 out of 5 stars. Comments for the 2008 Toyota Camry are largely things like “it’s a great a car no matter what!” or “I purchased this 2008 Camry brand new in 2008, and have found it to be a good value. It is my fourth Camry.” It’s a reliable family car.

There are other comments for other model years from the sixth generation, as well. In fact, for the 2010 model year it’s common to see words like “the best Toyota ever made for me and my family.” Additionally, for the 2007 Toyota Camry comments like “love my car! Purchased brand new 2007. Now 324,000 miles later and still going” are the norm.

Toyota Camry Hybrid
Toyota Camry Hybrid | STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images

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Used Camry reliability

The Toyota Camry is well-know as a long-lasting and reliable family car. According to Consumer Reports, the Toyota Camry consistently earns 4 out of 5 or 5 out of 5 reliability ratings. In terms of reliability, this trusted sedan’s reputation precedes it.