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      New Camry is nice
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      Not that interested in a Camry, but the big news is....

      A BRAND NEW NA DI 3.5L V6!

      Screw those 2.0T...

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      Quote Originally Posted by BlakeV View Post
      Not that interested in a Camry, but the big news is....

      A BRAND NEW NA DI 3.5L V6!

      Screw those 2.0T...
      If it's slower than the old V6 I'll kick a goat
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      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      No but I voted for him when I was younger.



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      95% of that car looks great, but the lower front grille kills it. WTF were they thinking? The wheels are a little busy as well.

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      i'm as much a car guy as the average CL'er, I think....but there's just something about the camry....maybe i'm crazy...but it's got a great back seat*I've got 14 yr old twins)....yet it's got a reasonable exterior footprint...easy to park and place on the road...it's very quiet with a great ride...yet it still has a tiny bit of response to steering and isn't floaty....

      I just like it a lot....and that's the current one...the new one looks even better....

      and so many jokes here about dents...and beige.....and appliance-like....but for not a lot of money, I think it's an extremely agreeably, even slightly luxurious(I admit I have plain taste, though) car...

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      Quote Originally Posted by Dino_Latino View Post
      The new Chevy Malibu is a much better car in every single aspect vs the "new" Camry:

      Especially in terms of reliability and total cost of ownership.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Dino_Latino View Post
      The new Chevy Malibu is a much better car in every single aspect vs the "new" Camry:

      -No LED Headlights

      -No 8-speed automatic

      -Less reliable

      -More depreciation

      -Already looks dated



      Camry: 8-f**king speed automatic.

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      Buy what you want to buy.

      What's the point of this thread.

      Don't

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      Quote Originally Posted by Roboturner913 View Post
      95% of that car looks great, but the lower front grille kills it. WTF were they thinking? The wheels are a little busy as well.
      That's just one of the front ends. They have at least three front end treatments, iirc.

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      to be fair.. they do have a toned down version.. but still overwrought.

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      Quote Originally Posted by someguy123 View Post
      -No LED Headlights

      -No 8-speed automatic

      -Less reliable

      -More depreciation

      -Already looks dated



      Camry: 8-f**king speed automatic.
      But it looks like eighty thousand bucks
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      Quote Originally Posted by someguy123 View Post
      -No LED Headlights

      -No 8-speed automatic

      -Less reliable

      -More depreciation

      -Already looks dated



      Camry: 8-f**king speed automatic.
      2017 Malibu Premier looks really good and has 9-speed transmission right f**king now.


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      Quote Originally Posted by Dino_Latino View Post
      The new Chevy Malibu looks very European handsome and Audi-like.
      That's an Impala, and it looks like a bloated rental car.

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      Quote Originally Posted by windycityvdub View Post
      That's an Impala, and it looks like a bloated rental car.
      That's because it is a bloated rental car. Does anyone on here actually know a private owner of a current gen Impala?

      TBH, I've had quite a few Impala rentals, including some LTZs and Premieres lately and they aren't bad at all.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Dino_Latino View Post
      The new Chevy Malibu is a much better car in every single aspect vs the "new" Camry:
      Except for resale value.
      Of course, I could be wrong. Make a case for why, if you like.

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      Other than the ugly new Prius; most 2017+ mode cars are really hitting the mark. Consumers have some impressive choices. If I had to buy a medium size sedan it would be down to test drive between the Camary and Accord hybrid. I might go look at the Chevy but I doubt it matches the Honda or Toyota for total quality and value.

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      In defense of the Camry.

      My ~30 year-old-father-of-three neighbor bought a two year old 4cyl Camry recently. I was talking to him about it, asking what engine he got, etc.. (the usual TCL type questions), and in the end, I told him that it was a good choice. It fit his needs perfectly. I'm sure he didn't care about my input, but he was curious what my take on it was, since I'm the neighborhood car guy.

      During this conversation, he was surprised that I didn't have anything negative to say. One of the younger guys (car guy) at his work is giving him siht for buying a Camry and wouldn't shut up about it. I wondered at that moment if work car guy was a member here, because the reaction sounded sooooo similar.

      I told neighbor that the next time gar guy brings it up, ask him to suggest something for a guy who: Doesn't give a siht about cars and needs an two year old, inexpensive, reliable, efficient, mid-sized four door sedan.

      Car guy was defeated, as he could only suggest "Camry" and "Accord" once he realized that there is no heart or passion in his decision.

      Camry is good car. Is boring car, but is good car. Not everyone cares about car.

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      Quote Originally Posted by mittencuh View Post
      That's because it is a bloated rental car. Does anyone on here actually know a private owner of a current gen Impala?

      TBH, I've had quite a few Impala rentals, including some LTZs and Premieres lately and they aren't bad at all.
      I love the new Impala's styling, and the new Malibu has grown on me too.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Form Ocean View Post
      2017 Malibu Premier looks really good and has 9-speed transmission right f**king now.

      31k base msrp.

      Base Camary will have a lower cost and a more durable NA Atkins cycle engine. Plus it should return near 40mpg.

      You would need to compare the 2.0t Malibu with a V6 Camary.
      Last edited by Tdi13golf; 02-17-2017 at 10:07 AM.

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      I drove a "Crayola" for a few years, and just as @McMike stated above...it fit the needs at the time.


      Put the phone down and Drive!

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      Quote Originally Posted by @McMike View Post
      In defense of the Camry.

      My ~30 year-old-father-of-three neighbor bought a two year old 4cyl Camry recently. I was talking to him about it, asking what engine he got, etc.. (the usual TCL type questions), and in the end, I told him that it was a good choice. It fit his needs perfectly. I'm sure he didn't care about my input, but he was curious what my take on it was, since I'm the neighborhood car guy.

      During this conversation, he was surprised that I didn't have anything negative to say. One of the younger guys (car guy) at his work is giving him siht for buying a Camry and wouldn't shut up about it. I wondered at that moment if work car guy was a member here, because the reaction sounded sooooo similar.

      I told neighbor that the next time gar guy brings it up, ask him to suggest something for a guy who: Doesn't give a siht about cars and needs an two year old, inexpensive, reliable, efficient, mid-sized four door sedan.

      Car guy was defeated, as he could only suggest "Camry" and "Accord" once he realized that there is no heart or passion in his decision.

      Camry is good car. Is boring car, but is good car. Not everyone cares about car.
      100% this.

      There was a time where I would have scoffed at the very thought of recommending a Camcord. As you get older you embrace the concept of "right tool for the right job."

      I nudged my brother-in-law into a CPO Camry last year, despite him grilling me about Passats. He's a great guy that simply doesn't care one iota more than he has to about maintenance, performance, luxury, gizmos, etc.. It's perfect for him.
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      Camry - perfect car to take you far into your AARP years.
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