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I see many people here buy and love their Camry SE. I would not buy my 08 SE V6 if there is no SE trim. I would probably buy a Infiniti G35 or Lexus IS250 which are a little more expensive.

Camry has not been the car for young people. It is mid-age family car. I see the Gene 5 SE model is not much different than the LE, but the Gene 6 SE comes with the body kit which take my attention. V6 is powerful too. Are these the main reason why you buy your Camry SE?
 

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for the gen 6: slap on a razzi kit, better wheels, retro and black out headlamps, grab a beer, and call it a day. there's your makeshift SE imo. as for the suspension and interior- that's a whole different story.

for the gen5: eh, not much of a difference than LE imo, aside from the boring grey (or beige) LE interior.

so to answer your question, yeah. i'd hit it.
 

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i most likely wouldnt buy it. With the SE it looks better, different from the others. And your getting stuff that cost more too, eg fogs, spoiler, different seats, interior difference, etc.
 

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i did, oh.. i guess that question doesnt apply to me
 

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If there is no SE trim in Camry, I probably go for 08 Honda Accord EX-L V6 for the same amount of money. The body kit for the SE does make the different.
 

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Who needs a SE when you have a CE...best bang for the buck..i.e the CE...you pay low up front and lose the least amount of $$$....don't forget every car you buy is a DEPRECIATING asset...the higher amount you pay, the more you lose. My 2 cents.
 

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Who needs a SE when you have a CE...best bang for the buck..i.e the CE...you pay low up front and lose the least amount of $$$....don't forget every car you buy is a DEPRECIATING asset...the higher amount you pay, the more you lose. My 2 cents.
who needs a camry when u can buy a Saturn they all do the same right? take u from point a to b
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I probably wouldnt have gotten the camry without the SE model. I preferred to have all exterior customizations straight from the factory. IMO: Wheels+rims, fogs, body kit, chrome tip, seat material, the lighted speedometer, telescoping steering wheel etc.. was way worth it for a great car that is going to last me through 150k+ miles (still only have 3600 lol). And in Blue Ribbon metallic, it really shines when the sun hits.

If i hadn't seen the camry se, i was looking at the Chrysler 300. But then sooo many people started getting that car. So i knew the camry would be a hit but very few ppl would choose blue ribbon as a color so I still feel unique.
 

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Who needs a SE when you have a CE...best bang for the buck..i.e the CE...you pay low up front and lose the least amount of $$$....don't forget every car you buy is a DEPRECIATING asset...the higher amount you pay, the more you lose. My 2 cents.

I agree. It is merely a means of transportation. I wanted something that looked nice but with a little extra style, hence the SE. I think its better than going with a lexus or mercedes etc... We all made good choice going with Camry. Instead of spending so much, placing that money towards few nice vacations or investing in something that will gain value is definitely the way to go. I'm now just saving towards a house since it looks like prices are going down at least here in south florida.
 

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I'd have been screwed if there wasnt an SE. maybe I could have convinced my dad for a STi
 

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if no SE. I would either. Pay a bit more and get is250/350, g35/37 or if i wanted to stay in the same competition i would def get the accord. Its either Honda or Toyota at my house. Something about the g35 that makes me want to buy a nissan product..
 

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Just this evening I had to carry a 10 foot length of pipe from Lowes to the house. Do that with an SE. LE is the best compromise unless you have another beater sitting around for the odd jobs.
 

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i dont know, dout it, i would of got the altima, that we thought about buying. the the se was so much nicer and i could actually sit in the back set of the camry.
 
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