ANNOUNCEMENT: The Car Book 2018 is now online!

Ratings on over 1,000 new & used models going back 5 years, from the Center from Auto Safety. Learn more about The Car Book 2018 here.

CarComplaints.com Notes: An increasing number of Toyotas are experiencing excessive oil consumption and the 2007 Camry seems to be leading the charge.

Owners are reporting that their engines are deprived of oil halfway through their maintenance schedules and in some cases the damage is so bad that entirely new engines need to be installed, paid out of pocket. The issue may be a result of defective piston rings and is the possible target of a class-action lawsuit.

Toyota has issued a TSB for this problem, but maintains their stance that vehicles equipped with a 2AZ-FE engine are burning through a “normal” amount of oil.

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NCAP 5-Star Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Driver FrontPassenger FrontDriver SidePassenger SideRollover
2007 Camry 4-DR. w/SAB********************not tested
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2007 Camry Hybrid 4-DR. w/SAB********************not tested
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IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2007 Toyota Camry 4-door sedan

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap DriverSmall Overlap PassengerSideRear1Rollover
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
Not tested. Not tested. G Overall
G Structure
Driver
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Rear Passenger
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Full IIHS Side Impact Crash Test report »
M Overall
G Geometry
M Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
G Overall
Full IIHS Rollover Safety report »

1 — Power cloth seats mfg after March 2007. Applies only to models built after Mar 2007.

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2007 Toyota Camry Solara 2-door convertible

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap DriverSmall Overlap PassengerSideRear1Rollover
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
A Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
Not tested. Not tested. A Overall
A Structure
Driver
M Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
A Torso Injury
A Pelvis/Legs Injury
Rear Passenger
M Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Full IIHS Side Impact Crash Test report »
P Overall
A Geometry
P Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
Not tested.

1 — Power leather seats.

Ratings only apply to the model and body or seat type tested. The date of manufacture and optional safety equipment can affect results. For full details see www.iihs.org.

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