...A 3.0-liter V6 that generates 190 hp is also available on the LE and XLE, while a 210-hp, 3.3-liter V6 is available on the SE model only. Six-cylinder Camrys come with the automatic only. Safety: Antilock brakes are standard on all 2006 Toyota Camry models. Optional on all models are front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. Stability control is available on V6 models. In NHTSA crash tests, the Toyota Camry earned a perfect five stars for frontal-impact protection. Side-impact testing resulted in a four-star rating for front-occupant protection (without side airbags) and a...
Source: MSN Autos
...The 190-horsepower V6 provides 20 and 28, while figures for the 210-horsepower V6 are 21 and 29. All engines can use regular-grade fuel. Fairly Well Equipped There are a wide range of option packages, but even the entry Standard version of the Camry is fairly well equipped. It has such items as air conditioning, an AM/FM/CD player, cruise control, a tilt steering wheel and power mirrors, windows and door locks. As for safety, one might think that Toyota would give all its family-oriented Camry versions standard front-seat side airbags and head-protecting side-curtain airbags. After all, both...
...The 2006 Toyota Camry makes an excellent family sedan and a commuter car. The Camry's styling is conservative without being stuffy. It offers a smooth, quiet ride and is easy to drive. The 2006 Camry is available in four trims: base, the LE, the SE and the XLE. The SE is the sportiest model, with bigger wheels, improved springs and shocks and anti-roll bars. The XLE offers high-class touches such as wood grain interior trim, power seats and a 6-disc CD changer. Enhanced safety packages that include features such as side curtain airbags and electronic stability control. Prices range from about...
...What you do get as standard gear in the lower-end CE are halogen headlamps, flexible steering wheel, six-speaker sound system, and a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with a five-speed manual transmission (automatic is optional). By the time you have reached the upper-end XLE, there is a dual zone climate system with steering wheel controls, a boosted audio system with Bluetooth technology that allows for hands-free phone calls, wood grain trim, power moon roof, reclining rear seats, fog lights, and special wheels. Look to pay from $19,000 to $29,000, depending on the model and appointments...
...The 3.3-liter V-6 is available only in the SE. Using new testing standards developed by the Society of Automotive Engineers for 2006 models, the four-cylinder is rated at 154 horsepower, the 3.0-liter V-6 produces 190 hp, and the 3.3-liter V-6 makes 210 hp. A 145-hp version of the four-cylinder meets PZEV requirements. The four-cylinder teams with a five-speed-manual or five-speed-automatic transmission, but V-6s are available only with the five-speed automatic. Safety Antilock brakes are standard, and side-impact airbags for the front seats and side curtain-type airbags are optional. The...
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