1996 Toyota Camry Review from Australia and New Zealand

1996 Toyota Camry CSI 2.2 4 cylinder petrol EFI

Year of manufacture1996
First year of ownership2001
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 2.2 4 cylinder petrol EFI Automatic
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 4 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.2 / 10
Distance when acquired98000 kilometres
Most recent distance151000 kilometres
Previous carToyota Toyota


An economic family car with cheap running costs


Oil leaks from sump. minor drips.

Seal inside transmission caused a leak at about 130000. removal of gearbox to replace seal. ($2000)

General Comments:

Relaiable car.

Amazing fuel economy.

Cheap running costs.

Doesn't break down like other Australian family cars.

Comfortable seats (no headrests on rear seats.)

Excellent handling.

Responsive steering.

Perfect suspension.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 3rd April, 2004

Average review marks: 7.2 / 10, based on 1 review