Originally Posted by SlideWRX
Toyota's camry has been on the same platform for twenty years, BMW 3 & 5 series on the same platform for generations, etc.
The Camry has most definitely NOT been on the same platform for 20 years... and neither has the 3 or 5-series been on the same platforms for generations.
I don't know where you are getting this wrong info, but please stop.
With your thinking... this car:
and this car...
.. share a platform.
Nope. Sorry, wrong answer.