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Old 17th April 2019, 20:26   #46
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Driver didn't spot a pothole - no stress.
Not so sure about the tyre bit! Those low profile 18 inchers are a cause for worry.
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Not so sure about the tyre bit! Those low profile 18 inchers are a cause for worry.

Honestly though while 235/45 isn't the best it doesn't seem like the end of the world to me. If you're driving a long car that's kind of low you will be cautious. And an occasional pothole at higher than city speeds should ideally not be an issue unless it's at a very high speed or if the pothole is abnormally large, or both. And there's always an option of upsizing provided there's space for it. But that's just my opinion!
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Not so sure about the tyre bit! Those low profile 18 inchers are a cause for worry.
You're right about that - but I meant it more from a perspective of the car developing an annoying rattle.

That being said - 45 profile tyres are becoming exceedingly common with Germans on our roads, and they seem to be holding up fairly well for most part - a lot of it being down to the stronger RFT though.

Everything said and done though - you are right, I did miss out on that. Toyota should have learnt a lesson from the Innova Crysta debacle.
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Camry seems to be on a league of its own. I've been wanting to get this but somehow can't get myself to spend so much when i'm getting quotes for the passat highline at 33 on road and the comfortline at 29.75 onroad! The only thing stopping me is the dismal service setup in my city for Volkswagen. But is peace of mind worth nearly 10 lacs?
I was driving the Octavia previously which iv sold now after doing nearly 90k kms during which it had trips on the flatbed 4 times but the skoda dealer at the time was someone known so it was still an acceptable service experience. Now skoda has shut shop and recently appointed a new dealer in a nearby city who will cater to our city as well! (All the best with that)
I guess i can just dream on about the Camry!! Also I have yet to see the new Camry on the road yet in my city especially since the dealers are quoting a waiting period of 4-5 months!!
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Also I have yet to see the new Camry on the road yet in my city especially since the dealers are quoting a waiting period of 4-5 months!!
You're not alone . I travel 3+ days a week across IN and am yet to see even one in Delhi, BLR, Chennai or Mumbai!
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You're not alone . I travel 3+ days a week across IN and am yet to see even one in Delhi, BLR, Chennai or Mumbai!
Well I was lucky that way since I did get a chance to see one up close at Delhi and it looked amazing in white!
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You're not alone . I travel 3+ days a week across IN and am yet to see even one in Delhi, BLR, Chennai or Mumbai!
Seen one customer vehicle driven by the chauffeur in Faridabad.
Looks modern & the dark colours/ shades hide the humongous grill pre well IMO.
However my only fear for this car is the penchant of people to install/ construct mountainous speed breakers near their homes in middle class colonies/ sectors. But I also understand this will be brought by people I posh localities/ sectors in any city.
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The Camry is selling currently @ 47.5 lacs on road Bangalore. Forget competing with the Passat or the Superb. The Camry is falling close to the 5 series in pricing (after discounts of course).

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Well I was lucky that way since I did get a chance to see one up close at Delhi and it looked amazing in white!
I guess the Camry is Vapourware (other than the white). So yes it in a league of it's own (the league being vapourware).

We ordered one in February (colour preferences were Burnt Brown and Graphite) and were promised delivery by June 1st. Now even the dealer has no idea when they can get us a Camry - however they did offer us a white one a week ago.

Maybe the few that are being made are only in white.

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With this new budget, shouldn't the price of camry, accord reduce as the GST on EV has been reduced?
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Hi,
This version of Camry classifies as a hybrid and not an EV. My understanding is that EVs may not have petrol/diesel engines.

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With this new budget, shouldn't the price of camry, accord reduce as the GST on EV has been reduced?
Refer this post of mine which i had made a few months ago;

https://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-...ml#post4567076 (Driven: Toyota Camry Hybrid)

Its still valid.
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Saw this for the first time on road yesterday. The rear is very tastefully done. Took me a moment to realize its the new Camry. I initially thought it was a Lexus.
It masks its bulk really well form the rear.
The front though is another thing altogether. It was in the same shade as the one reviewed here and even then that front bumper looked extremely out of place. Good thing you are very comfortable driving this so the ugly front bumper probably does not bother you.
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The US has many people converting their Prius into a plug in Hybrid post warranty, Toyota should themselves launch the Camry as a plug in Hybrid, many of us here would be able to do their daily commute on the battery itself.



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I spotted the first one a few days back. Tail looks fantastic at night. The car has a solid classy presence from the rear perspective.

However, dealers in and around Gurgaon don't have one on display or test drive. Price is way too high - ridiculously high actually. Dealers have no interest in having many conversations for the car either.
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