Much of Toyota's line-up remains unchanged for 2002 with exception to the Japanese brand's top-selling family sedan. A redesigned Toyota Camry appears in 2003 boasting new styling and greater interior room. The new Camry also pledges to provide a better ride than its predecessor. Remaining on the Camry's older chassis, a new grille and exterior light housing appearance is also used on the 2002 Camry Solara. The Toyota MR2 now offers a five-speed sequential manual transmission featuring automatic clutch functionality. The remainder of the 2002 Toyota line-up is an assortment of familiar cars, trucks, sport utility/crossover vehicles and the Sienna minivan with demonstrated dependability.
The 2002 Toyota Echo is a sub-compact car available as a coupe or sedan which is both extremely affordable and fuel-efficient, with a starting price below $10,000 and a fuel economy rating of 41 mpg on the highway.