The Toyota Camry Hybrid

Mechanical Specs The standard Toyota Camry Hybrid comes with a 2.4-liter, 4-cyliner engine capable of producing 147 horsepower at 6000 rpm. When this is combined with the 105-kw electric motor and the 40 hp output of the traction battery pack, the net system power is 187 hp. It is a ULEV, or Ultra Low Emission Vehicle. It comes standard with a continuously variable electronically controlled transmission. It has a curb-to-curb turning circle of 36.1 feet. The hybrid also comes with electric power assisted steering. Brakes are anti-lock, ventilated discs with which regenerative braking is utilized. Vehicle Stability Control and Traction Control help provide safety features under adverse conditions.

Capacities EPA city/highway fuel figures are 33/34 mpg. The fuel tank holds 17.2 gallons. With an average fuel mileage of 33 mpg, that’s over 550 miles on a tank of fuel. It will seat 5 people. Curb weight is 3680 pounds. With the rear seats set up, the luggage capacity is 10.6 cu. ft.

Standard Exterior Features Aerodynamic headlamps offer an auto on/off capability.

Steel 16-inch wheels come with P215/60R16 tires and wheel covers.

Power mirrors are provided.

Noise-reducing front windshield comes with glass that absorbs solar energy.

Rear window defogger comes with a heavy-duty electric motor and a timer.

Exhaust is chrome-tipped.

Standard Interior Features Audio equipment includes a satellite capable AM/FM radio and CD player that can play MP3/WMA recordings, an audio jack, an in-glass antenna, and six speakers.

Multi-information display provides information on energy flow, temperature (outside), fuel economy (average), drivable range, and distance traveled.

Optitron meters provide instant mpg, speed, fuel level, and coolant temperature readings. Odometer, dual tripmeters, and quartz clock are digital.

Entry system offers keyless capability, remote unlock/lock, trunk-release, illuminated entry, and panic setting.

Smart Key System allows remote starting and unlocking.

Steering wheel incorporates cruise and audio controls.

Power windows offer jam protection and auto up/down.

Power door locks provide anti-lockout feature. Doors come with integrated armrests and front and rear map pockets. Door handles come with chrome accents.

Multi-adjustable driver’s seat provides a lumbar support and adjustable headrest. Rear seats come with adjustable headrests, split fold-down capability, center armrest, and security locks. Cup holders are in front and rear.

Dual zone climate controls and rear seat vents are provided.

Glove box is illuminated and lockable.

Overhead console provides maplights and holder for sunglasses.

Auxiliary power is provided with two 12-volt outlets.

MSRP $26,150

Ronnie Tanner is a contributing writer at SW Engines. He writes about Toyota Engines, Toyota Transmissions and other industry specific topics.

Toyota Camry Hybrid
Toyota Camry Hybrid

Toyota Camry Hybrid
Toyota Camry Hybrid

Toyota Camry Hybrid
Toyota Camry Hybrid