Toyota Camry Hybrid

Toyota Camry Hybrid: The 2018 Toyota Camry Crossbreed is brand new as well as features a new exterior style, an updated infomercial system, and Toyota's very effective crossbreed system. The car additionally trips on the new TNGA platform that underpins the Prius as well as the C-HR, which showcases a brand-new completely independent suspension design with control arm back suspension at the back.

Toyota Camry Hybrid

Automobile Summary

The 2018 Toyota Camry Crossbreed is the hybrid variation of the Camry midsize sedan as well as it comes solely in a front-drive arrangement. In terms of size, the Camry Hybrid ports above the a lot more compact Prius hatchback as well as the Prius Prime plug-in crossbreed however below the bigger Avalon car.


The 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid is powered by a brand-new direct- and port-injected 2.5-liter I-4 that's paired to an electrical motor, a lithium-ion or nickel metal hydride battery, and a CVT. Consolidated power result is 208 hp. EPA fuel economic climate scores are 51/53 mpg city/highway in the base LE trim, which comes outfitted with the lithium-ion battery, and also 44/47 mpg on the SE as well as XLE grades, both of which make use of the nickel metal hydride battery.

Thanks to the TNGA system, the Camry Hybrid's batteries are currently positioned under the rear seats, which implies it now has the exact same 15.1-cubic-foot trunk as the gas-only versions as well as it can be expanded 60/40 split-folding back seats. The gas-only Camry's base L trim has the least cargo room at 14.1 cubic feet as well as does not included split-folding rear seats.

The base Camry Hybrid LE trim comes with LED headlights, 16-inch steel wheels, dual-zone climate control, Toyota's Entune infomercial system, a 7.0-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth connection, a six-speaker audio system, a USB port, a rearview camera, towel furniture, 60/40 split-folding rear seats, keyless entry/start, warmed front seats, dual-zone environment control as well as a 4.2-inch multi-information screen. Go up to the Camry Hybrid SE trim and also you obtain 18-inch alloy wheels, leatherette upholstery, a rear spoiler and also a Sport mode for the drive mode selector. The range-topping Camry Hybrid XLE trim obtains a 7.0-inch multi-information display screen, natural leather upholstery, flexible back headrests, a 10-inch head-up display, 2 extra USB ports, and also a chrome-tipped exhaust. Alternatives include a larger 8.0-inch touchscreen, navigating, a JBL costs audio system, a wireless phone charger, a 360-degree sight electronic camera system, as well as adaptive headlights.


Like its gas-only sibling, the entire 2018 Camry Crossbreed schedule comes standard with Toyota Safety and security Sense-P, which packages with each other onward crash warning, automated emergency braking, pedestrian discovery, lane departure cautioning with guiding assist, automated high beams, and flexible cruise control. Blind-spot caution with rear cross-traffic alert comes standard on the XLE grade or as part of an optional package in the LE and also SE trim. The XLE trim also obtains rear automated emergency braking as common equipment.

What We Believe

In a 2018 First Drive review, we stated that the new Camry's handling is a lot boosted deals made up dealing with and also a comfy trip thanks to the new framework. Steering, however, is light as well as does not have much feel. The cabin is well-insulated thanks to generous quantities of sound deadening. Visibility is outstanding thanks to the wide windows as well as reduced belt line. Toyota's updated infomercial system is easy to use yet does not featured assistance for Android Automobile or Apple CarPlay.

Although the auto doesn't have as much power as the available V-6 engine, the Camry Crossbreed still uses plenty of power, specifically in Sporting activity setting when the electrical motor adds extra power. The CVT does a convincing task copying gears in Sport mode with its fast upshifts; however, when you downshift, it doesn't create the auto to slow down a lot.

Cool Reality

The 2018 Camry Hybrid is the very first to use the energized version of Toyota's Dynamic Pressure 2.5-liter I-4, which has a thermal efficiency of 41 percent in hybrid applications.