2008 Toyota Camry Solara  -  $20,930


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $20,930
Base Invoice: $19,112
Destination Charge: $750
Options: $0
Trim: 2dr Cpe I4 Man SE (Natl)
Doors: 2
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 22 | Hwy: 31
Body Style: 2dr Cpe I4 Man SE (Natl)
Transmission: 5-speed manual transmission w/OD
Engine: 2.4L DOHC SMPI VVT-i 16-valve 4-cyl engine

Pros

Back-seat and trunk space; ride comfort; fuel efficiency; overall practicality.


Model Highlights

Toyota's Solara coupe models come with either an inline four-cylinder or V6 engine for 2008, while the convertible comes only with a V6. Both are offered in SE, Sport, or SLE variants. The four-cylinder engine is the familiar 2.4L that powers many other vehicles in the Toyota line; here it makes 155 horsepower and can be paired with either a five-speed manual gearbox or five-speed automatic transmission. The V6 is a 210-horsepower, 3.3L, available only with a five-speed automatic. Both engines have variable valve timing for improved response through the rev range without a sacrifice in efficiency.

Fuel efficiency is a strong point, especially with the four-cylinder; with the five-speed automatic, the Solara coupe is rated at 22 mpg city, 31 mpg highway.

The Convertible comes with a power-retractable soft top that raises or lowers in only ten seconds. Convertibles also get a glass rear window, soft headliner, and power rear quarter windows with controls next to the driver. An available windscreen helps cut high-speed turbulence. With the top up, the convertible actually has more headroom than the coupe.

The Solara's suspension has been calibrated to offer a good compromise between a soft, smooth ride and crisp handling. Both the front and rear suspension systems are mounted onto anti-vibration subframes. In the convertible there's extra foam filler inside panels to help reduce road and wind noise.

In either coupe or convertible form, the Solara is one of few models to provide enough rear seating space for adults. In the coupe, the back seat has adjustable headrests and is split 60/40 and can fold forward.

SE models come with standard cruise control, a power driver's seat with lumbar adjustment, remote keyless entry, and power windows. The Sport models add larger 17-inch chrome-finished alloy wheels, a rear spoiler, a chrome exhaust tip, sport-tuned suspension, and black graphite trim. Convertible Sports also get high-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps. At the top of the line is the SLE, which has an automatic climate control, a JBL sound system, a power moonroof, heated exterior mirrors, and a security system. V6 SLE models also add a leather interior and heated front seats.

Noteworthy options on the SLE include XM or Sirius satellite radio compatibility, and a DVD-based, voice-activated navigation system.


Model News

The Toyota Solara is carried over into 2008 with no changes.


Value Writeup

Available as a coupe or convertible and in three different model grades, the Solara can serve a wide range of needs spanning sporty yet economical coupe to luxurious boulevard cruiser. The Solara has a very comfortable interior, with real space for back-seat occupants, making it one of the most practical coupe or convertible choices, the ride is smooth and refined, and with either engine, it's quite fuel-efficient.


Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
31 MPG

Cruising Range - City
407.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
573.50 mi

Engine Type
Gas I4

Displacement
2.4L/146

Fuel System
SMPI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
155 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
158 @ 4000

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Manual

Trans Description Cont. Again
w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.33

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94

Total Cooling System Capacity
6.6 qts

EPA Classification
Compact

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
92.1 ft³

Front Head Room
38.0 in

Front Leg Room
42.0 in

Front Shoulder Room
56.1 in

Front Hip Room
53.7 in

Second Head Room
36.4 in

Second Leg Room
35.4 in

Second Shoulder Room
53.7 in

Second Hip Room
50.8 in

Wheelbase
107.1 in

Length, Overall
192.5 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.5 in

Height, Overall
56.1 in

Track Width, Front
60.8 in

Track Width, Rear
60.4 in

Min Ground Clearance
5.5 in

Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3185 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Dual Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Stabilizer bar

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Stabilizer bar

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
0.91 in

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
0.55 in

Front Tire Size
P215/60R16

Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.4 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.7 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.6 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
09V388000

Mfg's Report Date
OCT 05, 2009

Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Potential Number of Units Affected
3800000

Summary
TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-2010 PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL CAN GET STUCK IN THE WIDE OPEN POSITION DUE TO ITS BEING TRAPPED BY AN UNSECURED OR INCOMPATIBLE DRIVER'S FLOOR MAT.

Consequence
A STUCK OPEN ACCELERATOR PEDAL MAY RESULT IN VERY HIGH VEHICLE SPEEDS AND MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO STOP THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD CAUSE A CRASH, SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.

TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS OF AFFECTED VEHICLES TO REMOVE ANY DRIVER'S FLOOR MAT AND NOT REPLACE IT WITH ANY OTHER FLOOR MAT PENDING THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODEL-SPECIFIC REMEDIES. TOYOTA WILL MAIL A SECOND NOTIFICATION TO OWNERS OF AFFECTED VEHICLES NOTIFYING THEM OF THE FREE REMEDY WHEN IT IS AVAILABLE. THE FIRST NOTICE IS EXPECTED TO BE MAILED DURING OCTOBER 2009 AND TOYOTA WILL ADVISE NHTSA OF THE ESTIMATED DATE WHEN THE REMEDY PARTS WILL BE AVAILABLE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331, LEXUS AT 1-800-255-3987.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V035000

Mfg's Report Date
JAN 26, 2010

Component
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Potential Number of Units Affected
271417

Summary
GULF STATES TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2010 VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 AND JUNE 2, 2008 WITHOUT THE REQUISITE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS.

Consequence
THIS DOES NOT MEET THE STANDARD REQUIREMENTS.

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CERTIFICATION LABEL, THE TIRE AND LOADING INFORMATION LABEL, AND THE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION (ADDENDUM) LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. DEALERS WILL ALSO CORRECT THE OWNER'S MANUAL. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GULF STATES TOYOTA AT 713-580-3300.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

Frontal Driver
Not Rated

Frontal Passenger
Not Rated

Side Driver
Not Rated

Side Rear Passenger
Not Rated

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

2.4L DOHC SMPI VVT-i 16-valve 4-cyl engine

5-speed manual transmission w/OD

Front wheel drive

Front/rear independent MacPherson strut suspension

Front/rear stabilizer bars

P215/60R16 all-season tires

Temporary spare tire

16" x 6.5" aluminum alloy wheels

Variable-assist pwr rack & pinion steering

Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes

4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)

Color-keyed rear lip spoiler

Aerodynamic projector headlamps-inc: auto on/off

Daytime running lights

Front fog lamps

LED tail lights

Color-keyed pwr mirrors

High Solar Energy-Absorbing glass

Variable intermittent wipers

Cloth front bucket seats-inc: 8-way adjustable driver seat w/pwr lumbar support, seatback pockets

Cloth 60/40 split fold-down rear seat

Center console-inc: storage, armrest, dual front cup holders

Tilt/telescopic steering wheel w/audio & multi-information display controls

Exterior temp gauge

Direct tire pressure monitoring system

Pwr door locks

Pwr windows-inc: driver-side auto-up/down, retained pwr

Multi-information display-inc: average speed, instant/average fuel economy, distance to empty, elapsed time functions

Remote keyless entry-inc: 2-stage unlocking, trunk release, panic function, illuminated entry

Cruise control

Engine immobilizer

Rear window defogger

AM/FM stereo-inc: 6-disc in-dash CD changer, MP3/WMA capability, satellite radio pre-wire, auxiliary audio input

(6) speakers

In-glass antenna

Air conditioning w/filtration

Digital clock

Silver metallic-style trim

(2) 12-volt auxiliary pwr outlets

Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors

4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)

Dual stage driver & front passenger airbags w/passenger occupant sensor

Front seat-mounted side-impact airbags

Front/rear side curtain airbags

Daytime running lamps

Rear seat LATCH child restraint system

 
50 STATE EMISSIONS
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
SPECIAL PAINT
$220

 
FABRIC SEAT TRIM
$0

 
LEATHER PKG
$1,440

 
JBL PREMIUM AUDIO SYSTEM W/6-DISC IN-DASH CD CHANGER
$1,050

 
8-WAY PWR DRIVER SEAT
$390

 
PWR TILT/SLIDE MOONROOF
$900

 
3-SPOKE LEATHER-WRAPPED STEERING WHEEL
$230

 
** VARIOUS ADDITIONAL POST PRODUCTION OPTIONS MAY BE AVAILABLE IN YOUR AREA **
$0

 
PREFERRED PREMIUM ACCESSORY PKG
$349

 
5-PIECE CARPETED FLOOR/TRUNK MAT SET
$199

 
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO
$449

 
XM SATELLITE RADIO
$449

 
FIRST AID KIT
$29

 
V.I.P RS3200 PLUS SECURITY SYSTEM
$359

 
CARGO NET
$51

 
DOOR SILL ENHANCEMENTS
$129

 
CARGO TOTE BY NIFTY PRODUCTS
$40

 
SILVER FINISH SPORT PEDALS
$79

 
CHROME-FINISH SHIFT KNOB
$49

 
TITANIUM FINISH SHIFT KNOB
$49

 
EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PKG
$70

 
ALLOY WHEEL LOCKS
$67

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