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Well, youíre coming from a 4th gen Camry, so youíre likely gonna get a bunch of advice telling you to get another. Not that thatís bad advice. With cars this old, itís all about maintenance when youíre shopping for one. A badly neglected one will be a bag of problems. A well maintained one, much less so.
People whoíve driven both gen 3 & 4 say the gen 3 is better. More solid feeling, and better built.
A newer gen will have better safety, and more gadgets. Going to a gen 5 or 6 wonít cost a ton more $ either.
Lastly, consider the Avalon too. Itís just as well built as the Camry, and possibly cheaper due to the ďgrampa carĒ stigma.
2015 RAV4 Limited, AWD, tech pkg, Barcelona red metallic, 66k miles
1996 Avalon XLS, ABS brakes, super white II, acquired w/ 139k, now at 400k
1992 Camry LE, V6 (3VZ-FE), ABS brakes, dark emerald pearl, owned since new. Replaced HGs @332k, totaled at 384k miles
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