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  • Published: 22 October 2019
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  • Scotty Kilmer
    Scotty Kilmer   4 weeks back

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    • Jose Medina
      Jose Medina  3 days back

      It's funny at the ending when you're talkin about the garbage truck and you put a Chevy pickup truck🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 I actually have a neighbor that has a Chevy Silverado in blue and he's actually happy with it

    • pushhard2
      pushhard2  2 weeks back

      2012-2014 has 6 speed transmissions. Scotty you said after 2012 they have 8 speed trannys-Not true!

    • Syed Mustafa
      Syed Mustafa  3 weeks back

      Charles Jones can you please share the warranty details? (Toyota official website link ll be helpful please)

    • Syed Mustafa
      Syed Mustafa  3 weeks back

      Rob4circleoflife can you please share the website link where you had read this info?

    • Jay Zandegiacomo
      Jay Zandegiacomo  4 weeks back

      SCOTTY, You never discuss Hyundai and Subaru. How are these vehicle manufacturers and THEIR models?...

  • LSanti
    LSanti  2 days back

    The most boring car in the world

    • Drskopf
      Drskopf  2 days back

      Can you give us a review about the 2018 Camry!! I was looking into that yesterday to replace my old Camry

      • Jamal Ahmed
        Jamal Ahmed  4 days back

        hey scotty, so 2013 camry xle wont be recommended by you then?

        • Reynold Narayan
          Reynold Narayan  4 days back

          What mileage would you buy one at?

          •   4 days back

            Hey Scotty, do you think you can make a video on why Subaru's are having problems with piston slap.

            • Abdullah Khalid
              Abdullah Khalid  6 days back

              I've tried it before but I prefer my 2005 Camry.. It's more comfy tbh

              • Mike M
                Mike M  6 days back

                Have a 2013 camry with 4cyl and 6 speed automatic and im dealing with a transmission issue, they are calling it a transmission shudder. Its past warranty but hopefully Toyota stands by it. We’ll see

                • Mike M
                  Mike M  5 days back

                  Toyota is changing torque converter and upgrading software all covered under an extended warranty they established
                  I knew Toyota would take care of it
                  Its my 4th Toyota vehicle and they’ve always owned up to their issues

              • THIS IS #MAGA COUNTRY
                THIS IS #MAGA COUNTRY  6 days back

                5:18 Ellen Barkin?

                • Kavindra Mishra
                  Kavindra Mishra  1 weeks back

                  Hi Scotty, Great video. What do you think of the Toyota's 7 speed CVT mated to 1.5 ltr VVT-i engine?

                  • FindaLove4887
                    FindaLove4887  1 weeks back

                    My car but in silver! Almost at 150k and still going strong! Thankful for my car being soo reliable!

                    • john Mclane
                      john Mclane  1 weeks back

                      How about 2019 Toyota Camry se ?

                    • Max 4ever
                      Max 4ever  1 weeks back

                      Back in May of 2013 my 96 Maxima was near the end of her life (280k miles) and my mechanic told me it was time for a new car. At that time the only thing that I knew about cars was what I read in annual car edition of Consumer Reports. Toyota's in general always got high marks in this magazine. I did not go on YouTube much. I knew nothing about Scotty's channel or any any car channels. So I ended up getting a new 2013 Camry SE (identical to the one in this video). It is now 6 years and 79k miles later. This is my review from my own personal experience with the car from having it for the past 6 years. Pros: Good on gas. Hugs the road well. Looks good (I got the attitude black with the back interior). Cons: seats are very uncomfortable. Engine has no real power (4 cycl - 170hp) especially when car has passengers or when tank is full. Not roomy at all. No leg space (I am only 5' 8"). It drives real ROUGH on the road (suspension is real stiff. If you hit a pothole you better hang on for your life). The body is real flimsy (the same thing that happened in the video with the front fender happened to me). And the paint job on car was cheap (I had to have my front bumper repainted because the paint is so cheap when the small rocks hit it, it chipped the black paint off. I had to replace the "new tires" at 36k miles (low rolling resistance tires - they totally wore out even thou they were rotated every 5k miles) and I had to replace the rotors at about 45k miles (turns out they manufacturer them real thin now). For those of you who are wondering I am a conservative driver (i work 20 minutes from home). I don't do any fast starts or don't abuse it in anyway. And I do my own maintenance. I am sure there are those are out there who have had a totally different experience than mine. But I just thought i would share. Best - Max
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                      • Rafael Cardona
                        Rafael Cardona  1 weeks back

                        What u say with v6 engine

                        • David Frey
                          David Frey  2 weeks back

                          Woo hoo that’s my car. I feel relieved. I do get a weird light clunk noise when I back up. Cant find an answer online. Is that bad? 80k mi

                          • Cue H
                            Cue H  2 weeks back

                            No sore necks, no sore backs but dirty clothes and shoes from that volcano ash interior and engine bay. Worked as a Porter for years and the worst car ever belonged to a hoarder, stuffed full of paper, debris and food. The car was so bad it had mice (and a smell of death) - man that thing went straight to the wholesaler because we wouldn't touch it. People clean your cars!

                            • James Holbrook
                              James Holbrook  2 weeks back

                              New design and the old fashion alright Scotty

                              • Cesar Espinoza
                                Cesar Espinoza  2 weeks back

                                I was so close to buying the new 2018 Camry and now I’m gonna stick with my 2014 Camry

                                • Jose Luis Robles
                                  Jose Luis Robles  2 weeks back

                                  AR-FE 2.5L 4 cylinder engine had a recall, got a letter in the mail from Toyota. There is an issue with an actuator that moves the camshaft that knocks upon cold start. Very unnoticeable at first, but as it ages, the problem and noise increase. Besides that, I found it to be a well designed engine. It made good power, and I never experienced any oil burning like the previous engines did.

                                  • ai zheng
                                    ai zheng  2 weeks back

                                    I totally disagree cause the automatic transmission is not easy to check or service.
                                    Can you tell me how to do it and what will you charge for doing the automatic transmission on this car?

                                    • Ace MacGruber
                                      Ace MacGruber  2 weeks back

                                      That car is filthy.

                                      • photonrayswaves
                                        photonrayswaves  2 weeks back

                                        Thanks to your advice Scotty I just bought a 2012 with 78k for $8995. Love it!

                                        • levmans
                                          levmans  2 weeks back

                                          Hi Scotty. Should i trade in for this car, my 2012 lexus ct200h? I've read 2zf-fxe engine may have EGR clogging, oil burning problem and even worse head gascet can be blown. Thank you very much for answer in advance.

                                          • Omoiyari23
                                            Omoiyari23  2 weeks back

                                            Toyota camry 2011 or this one ?

                                            • قناة عبدالعزيز

                                              yes u right, i figured it out before you scotty i got one since a month 2014
                                              great car 👍🏼

                                              • The Obsolete Geek
                                                The Obsolete Geek  3 weeks back

                                                Scotty, we've owned an 2012 Camry JUST like this one since new. We are approaching 150K mostly trouble-free miles. Toyota did issue a service bulletin for a ECM software glitch which damages the torque converter. We were not notified of this TSB until after it ended, and began experiencing transmission slipping. Toyota determined the faulty torque converter was the result of the ECM glitch. They decided to replace the entire transmission free of charge, outside of the TSB! We couldn't believe it. It's imperative that you buy a 2012-2014 Camry which has had the ECM update!

                                                • Bright Mind
                                                  Bright Mind  3 weeks back

                                                  Reviews are horrible on the car from real owners.

                                                  • Jose Centeno
                                                    Jose Centeno  3 weeks back

                                                    How about the Toyota Corollas 2012...do they have the same engine 2AR Fe ?

                                                    • Abso lutely
                                                      Abso lutely  3 weeks back

                                                      SOS as w/ most his vids. This time he repeats himself twice. Sometimes older isn't better especially when you're a lush.

                                                      • Jeff Coleman
                                                        Jeff Coleman  3 weeks back

                                                        Bought a 2007 with only 50,000 for $7500 .We can easily get 350,000 miles out of it but we only drive 5000 a year .It will out last me

                                                        • Scott Count
                                                          Scott Count  3 weeks back

                                                          For once, I agree with the geezer

                                                          • Chris Noren
                                                            Chris Noren  3 weeks back

                                                            Now I want one. The Alternator and filters etc. Should be easy to get to and change.

                                                            • Natedogg1952
                                                              Natedogg1952  3 weeks back

                                                              I have a 2AZ-FE 02 Camry SE with about 110k on it and I was going to do my valve cover gasket on it because the cover is leaking. Do the early model 2AZ-FEs still have piston ring issues?

                                                              • bucket ofwater
                                                                bucket ofwater  3 weeks back

                                                                Avalon OR Camry? Which one would you recommend? Drive my cars forever.

                                                                • bucket ofwater
                                                                  bucket ofwater  2 weeks back

                                                                  Thanks Adams!!

                                                                • adams1696
                                                                  adams1696  2 weeks back

                                                                  Get the hybrid camry tho. It’s the same 2.5 engine but with electric motor so it’s surprisingly fast. 40mpg too. Youll be surprised the cars you beat in it lol.

                                                                • Roscoe ElCocko
                                                                  Roscoe ElCocko  2 weeks back

                                                                  @bucket ofwater No problem

                                                                • bucket ofwater
                                                                  bucket ofwater  2 weeks back

                                                                  Thanks Roscoe...

                                                                • Roscoe ElCocko
                                                                  Roscoe ElCocko  2 weeks back

                                                                  Camry. 2010-2017.
                                                                  2.5L 4cyl
                                                                  6 Speed auto transmission

                                                                  Avalons have issues.

                                                              • Qorls Stacj
                                                                Qorls Stacj  3 weeks back

                                                                Hey scotty which nissan patrol 3 door is best

                                                                • pcFOREVER89100
                                                                  pcFOREVER89100  3 weeks back

                                                                  I have a 2017 facelift Camry with that engine and it also my the 6 speed (The 8 speed didnt come out until 2018) and I have a 2010 with the older engine but I have no engine burning problems and its 150K miles

                                                                  • William Farrell jr
                                                                    William Farrell jr  3 weeks back

                                                                    Good luck finding this car it took a long time to find one

                                                                    • Peter Shenouda
                                                                      Peter Shenouda  3 weeks back

                                                                      What about the hybrid model Toyota Camry 2012..?? Is it just as good??

                                                                      • adam young X
                                                                        adam young X  3 weeks back

                                                                        Bts 😂 lmao

                                                                        • pinoypapapizza
                                                                          pinoypapapizza  3 weeks back

                                                                          Toyota is the best!!!

                                                                          • minnesota kid
                                                                            minnesota kid  3 weeks back

                                                                            what about a sore butt. ..
                                                                            I put 300 miles on outlander sport. ..time to take a butt break because it's sore.....late 70's early 80s. car seats were way better....
                                                                            lazy boy style seats with 18 inches of padding. .....
                                                                            my first car was a 79 Plymouth Volare. ..best tan seats ever. lazy boy style. .225 slant 6.....
                                                                            early 90s put 5 dollars in fuel tank....cruise all night long back in the day.....3 speed manual. .4th . gear was overdrive. ...
                                                                            two door car with a aftermarket sunroof....pimping back in the day......with that ride.....

                                                                            • Carlos Rodriguez
                                                                              Carlos Rodriguez  3 weeks back

                                                                              I have the 2016 Camry, same engine and 6-speed transmission. 128k miles, only done basic maintenance on it including changing the spark plugs and rear and front brakes pads. This thing is bulletproof, somewhat zippy to drive (as zippy a midsize sedan can get), and pretty comfy. I'd give it a 9.25/10 and would buy another Camry of the same generation if the one I have ever got totaled or something.

                                                                              • KHAN
                                                                                KHAN  3 weeks back

                                                                                Scotty are you sick?? You look struggling to talk and low on energy.

                                                                                • Dan George
                                                                                  Dan George  3 weeks back

                                                                                  Scotty, my Moms 2010 Camary has the 2AR-FE designation under the hood. What is up with that?

                                                                                  • jay c
                                                                                    jay c  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Mines a 2011 camry xle

                                                                                    • Fevian Cortes
                                                                                      Fevian Cortes  3 weeks back

                                                                                      I had a 2013 Camry SE brand new for 3 months. The worst riding car I’ve ever owned! Not sporty yet it had such an uncomfortable harsh ride and rattles worst than a 10 year used car. Traded it in a heartbeat. Could’ve been reliable but I value more driving enjoyment than driving suffering

                                                                                      • Kerwin Wade
                                                                                        Kerwin Wade  3 weeks back

                                                                                        Rev up your 2AR-FE's

                                                                                        • Chadi Chahine
                                                                                          Chadi Chahine  3 weeks back

                                                                                          what is price?