2008 Toyota Camry Solara Recalls & Reliability
There have been 2 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELSRecall Date: 01/26/2010
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDALRecall Date: 10/05/2009
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Toyota's competitive vehicle warranty provides basic coverage for three years or 36,000 miles. The Solara's powertrain warranty covers five years or 60,000 miles.
The Solara is generally viewed as a reliable vehicle. "Since it shares many parts with the nation's best-selling sedan, the Camry, this Toyota is unlikely to send you to the service department very often," says the Edmunds asserts that "the Toyota Camry Solara coupe and convertible have quietly enjoyed a reputation for being reliable, well built and pleasantly styled, if not excitingly so." New Car Test Drive adds, "Toyota Camry outsells all the other midsize cars largely because of Toyota's reputation for quality, durability and reliability. The Camry is the perfect transportation appliance, flawlessly performing its duties, never annoying its owner.". Similarly,
However, in Consumer Reports' most recent reliability survey, Toyota dropped from first to fifth place, and the magazine no longer gives unproven Toyota models the benefit of the doubt when it comes to reliability. Consumer Reports specifically questions the reliability of the V6 engine in the Toyota Camry, which the Camry Solara Sport shares.