Toyota Camry Hacks - Toyota Parts Blog

Ever wonder if there are simple tricks to keep your Camry cleaner and more organized? You’re in luck, because there are plenty. Here are some of our favorite Camry hacks.

Use a Shoe Organizer for Car Organization

Shoe organizer hack

Just drape a shoe organizer over the front seat for easy car organization! You can use the pockets to keep all kinds of small items in place to free up passenger and cargo space. You’ll also find a similar system in this saddlebag seat back storage system under part number PT218-12020.

Cut Up Half a Pool Noodle to Prevent Door Dings

Pool noodle hack

Half a pool noodle on the wall can protect your car door in the garage! No longer will you have to stress over those nasty dings from opening the car door too wide to get out. You might find that you’re having consistent trouble seeing as you back into the garage, causing you to park too close to the wall. If this is a problem, check out these auto dimming rear views for better visibility under part number PT374-33050.

Use Toothpaste to Scrub Away Scuffs

Toothpaste scuff hack

Toothpaste does a great job getting rid of minor scuffs on your car! Just don’t scrub too hard. Just rub a little bit on a terry cloth and very gently rub in a circular motion along the scuff. To protect your paint from scuffs to begin with, pick up some paint protectant film under part number PT907-42130-FF.

No Cupholder In Your Car? – No Problem!

Gaffers tape hack

Use some gaffers tape on your passenger seat to hold cups. This will create a way to hold a cup without taking up cup holders. Too many cup holders? Use this ashtray cup holder kit to better contain smoke and ash, found at part number 74101-AE010.

Gum Container Change Holder

Gum change hack

Keep your loose change organized in an old gum container for your cupholder. This will prevent change from getting gunky in the ashtray. Since you’ll be using your cupholders and might not get to take advantage of the ashtray cupholder from above, check out 74110-35010-B0 for an alternative.

Cheaply Mount Your Phone

Phone mount hack

Use a rubber band and paper clip to mount most any size smartphone in your Camry. This will help you utilize handsfree functions without having to buy an expensive or permanent mounting system. If you have electronics mounted in plain view, make sure your Camry is secure. It helps if it’s equipped with a glass break sensor to prevent theft, find one under part number PT398-03150.

Command Hooks for Trash Bag

Hang bag back

Mount a command hook and hang a grocery bag to keep your Camry free of debris. You Can use these in practically any part of your Camry to keep trash off the floor. You can even mount them in the trunk, just be sure to have PT206-03078-21 trunk mats in place to keep messes to a minimum should the bag tear.

Mesh Bungee for Storage

Mesh bungee hack

Use mesh bungee to create extra storage space virtually anywhere in your Camry. For a OEM solution for more space, you can use this mounted mesh net under part number PT347-12090.

Use these hacks to easily get more use and create more space in your Camry. They will help you keep your ride cleaner and more organized so your travels will be more comfortable.

Written by Elizabeth Puckett