1 Oct 2000
To make room for the (slightly) larger Avalon, Toyota discontinued the Vienta range (but not the V6 engine), added a Touring wagon and topped the range off with the luxury/sport V6 Azura sedan.
The only visual changes were larger tail-lights, a two-bar grille, chrome bumper inserts, new colours, revised cabin trim and larger wheels.
Handling and refinement characteristics were also improved.
A Sportivo bodykit became available, along with the value-added Camry Conquest Intrigue, from May 2001.
The Road to Recovery podcast series
5th of April 2001
Toyota 2000 Camry Azura sedan
Would you believe Toyota aimed the Camry Azura at younger buyers?
When it was new