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Old 11-12-2013, 11:08 AM
 
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Has anyone seen this commercial? I think it is hilarious that Toyota is trying to convince people that a Camry is fun to drive
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Old 11-12-2013, 11:12 AM
 
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Depends on what a person is used to driving, and what their definition of "fun" is. Compared to most driving appliances, a Camry is a Porsche.
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Old 11-12-2013, 11:16 AM
 
Location: Twin Lakes /Taconic / Salisbury
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Meh. Its as fun as any other FWD midsize family does sedan that does 0-60 under 6 seconds and can get 30 mpg. At least its a real "ride and drive" setup that gets used by 10s of thousands of participants across the countrt instead of another flashy CGI car commercial.
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Old 11-12-2013, 11:34 AM
 
Location: Central Texas
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Although a Camry is highly unlikely to ever be in my family, I think the ad is effective and a good way for Toyota to change the perception of the Camry. I haven't driven a new one, but they claim to have tightened up its ride and handling. The new Avalon has been tested to be far less Buick-like than its predecessors.
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Old 11-12-2013, 01:14 PM
 
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My mom has a 2007 Avalon and while very comfortable and semi quick it is definitely Buick like haha

I wonder how the new one drives
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Old 11-12-2013, 03:10 PM
 
Location: Pikesville, MD
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Has anyone seen this commercial? I think it is hilarious that Toyota is trying to convince people that a Camry is fun to drive

I find it funny, too, considering that pretty much any car could be driven over that "track" in a similar manner and feel "fun" to the passengers in it.
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Old 11-12-2013, 03:17 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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That commercial makes me feel embarrassed for Toyota.
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Old 11-12-2013, 04:41 PM
 
Location: Roseville, MN
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I find it funny, too, considering that pretty much any car could be driven over that "track" in a similar manner and feel "fun" to the passengers in it.
I was going to say the exact thing, the course does everything, a Geo Metro would do the same...
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Old 11-12-2013, 06:10 PM
 
Location: Funkotron, MA
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Considering many people barely drive their car any where near what it's capable of, I'm sure they'll be surprised at the Camry's "peppiness".
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Old 11-12-2013, 06:30 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX USA
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I find it funny, too, considering that pretty much any car could be driven over that "track" in a similar manner and feel "fun" to the passengers in it.
Wish I could give more rep, but I can't. This is a very true statment.
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