2008 toyota Camry Hybrid

2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid - basically the mid-size Camry car fitted with a sophisticated, economical gasoline-electric crossbreed system-- obtains a rate cut of $1,000 and also a number of new choice bundles as it returns for the 2008 model year.

Fuel performance is the large selling point on the 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid, with EPA gas economic climate estimates of 33 mpg city, 34 mpg highway. Like the Prius, the 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid has a supposed complete crossbreed system, suggesting that it could move at low rates on electrical power alone; at higher rates and when more power is required, the lorry makes use of varying mixes of electric power and gas-engine power (from a 2.4-liter four-cylinder), and also charges the battery system, specifically when drifting or braking. Completely, the hybrid system and engine achieve 192 horsepower. The Hybrid's extra components fit well into the existing package, and the battery system is packaged masterfully and also does not seriously influence trunk area.

The high-tech powertrain in the 2008 Toyota Camry Crossbreed runs efficiently and unobtrusively, to the point that with the stereo showed up, it's tough to tell when the fuel engine switches on (a control panel display shows that). Like the other Camry cars, the Crossbreed has an instead soft, well-controlled flight as well as an extremely large inside, with a lot of legroom in back as well as space for 5 grownups. Due to the Hybrid's larger weight, it deals with safely however not as nimbly as the typical Camry.

The 2008 Toyota Camry Crossbreed comes with typical power windows and door locks, in addition to drape and side airbags. Toyota's much more advanced form of electronic security control, called Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM) is common on the Hybrid to ensure that power distribution is smooth which the system is stable on slippery surface areas.

The 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid has a fair bit more standard devices than the regular Camry; it includes a Smart Key system, dual-zone automated environment control, a Plasmacluster ionizer, 16-inch steel wheels, and AM/FM/single CD stereo with 6 audio speakers. An outstanding JBL audio system and navigating system are available as part of alternatives plans; alternatives for this year's Camry Crossbreed include a power moonroof, a leather inside, vehicle driver and front guest warmed seats, as well as warmed outside mirrors.

The 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid has a knee air bag for the chauffeur in addition to full-length drape and also front seat side-impact airbags, for 7 air bags in total amount, plus the VDIM stability control system. The Camry Hybrid does quite well in safety, consisting of first-class lead to the federal government's crash examinations; a nonhybrid Camry obtained Good cause the insurance coverage sector examinations, except for a Low result in the rear-impact examination.


2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid


Styling

Reviewers don't have much to claim concerning the 2008 Camry Hybrid's appearance, other than that it looks similar to its nonhybrid cousin.

The Camry Crossbreed has a longer wheelbase as well as a blunter, sportier nose compared to in the previous generation, which Cars.com notes offers you "much more sculpted, angular forms." Edmunds.com concurs as well as calls the 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid a "extremely impressive as well as full car that now has the added benefit of an appealing cost."

The basic wheels are 16-inch steel, yet Cars.com points out that you can go with "17-inch light weight aluminum wheels, a special black honeycomb grille, ground effects and tinted front lights lenses." Auto123 claims the 2008 Camry Hybrid "continues to look fresh."

Regarding the inside of the 2008 Camry Crossbreed, Edmunds.com keeps in mind that the "cabin looks snazzier compared to in years previous" as well as the trip "rival [s] King Tut's tomb for calmness." It offers comfy seating as well as many different storage areas that make it "a very family-friendly environment."

Of the numerous Toyotas, the 2008 Toyota Camry Crossbreed is still among the much more reserved family cars. Toyota provides the Crossbreed alternative on the XLE trim plan, which means it's just as rich-looking as any other Camry.

Performance

With a couple of exemptions, reviewers applaud the 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid's performance not just in contrast to other hybrids, however gas-powered cars.

Road & Track keeps in mind that the Camry Hybrid "maximizes use the available electrical propulsion and decreases inefficient settings of the gas powerplant" and gives kudos to "Toyota's Crossbreed Synergy Drive system" for being "smooth.".

The Toyota Camry Hybrid supplies a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine with a continually variable transmission. The engine gives 147 hp, yet Edmunds.com notes that the "electrical motor adds an additional 40 hp." The Camry Hybrid's electrical motor could run the automobile separately, but only at speeds below 30 mph.

Comfort & Top quality

While many vehicles are assessed for comfort as well as quality just as carefully as efficiency and also dependability, in general the 2008 Toyota Camry Crossbreed as well as various other hybrid cars and trucks have been assessed a lot more for their gas-sipping capabilities compared to their comfort.

The 2008 Toyota Camry will certainly continuously carry the reputation of a comfy as well as quality-built car, the Hybrid included. Cars.com notes that the Camry Crossbreed can conveniently seat 5 residents which "towel seats are standard, yet natural leather is optional.".

Security

The 2008 Toyota Camry Crossbreed offers a detailed bundle of safety and security attributes.

A few of the common security attributes kept in mind by Cars.com include "dual-stage frontal bags, front seat-mounted side-impact airbags, side curtain-type air bags and also a vehicle driver's knee air bag." Cars.com also keeps in mind that the "digital stability system" that is optional in other Camry models comes standard in the 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid.

According to Edmunds, the Insurance Policy Institute for Freeway Security (IIHS) "gave the Camry its highest possible ranking of 'Great' for frontal-offset and side collision security." Road & Track keeps in mind that "as part of their crashworthiness, hybrids have automated detach of their high-voltage source" which typical EMS/firefighter training now includes "where to cut into crossbreeds with minimal threat.".

he National Highway Traffic Security Management offered the 2008 Camry Crossbreed five stars, its greatest score, in both frontal and also side crash security. It also ranks it very (4 from 5 star) on rollover avoidance.

Like the majority of new lorries, the 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid comes standard with anti-lock brakes.

Attributes

The 2008 Toyota Camry Crossbreed sporting activities many functions not also found on the conventional gas-engine Camry.

Inning accordance with Edmunds.com, several of the standard features on the 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid include "dual-zone automated climate control, keyless ignition, cloth furniture, an eight-way power driver seat," as well as far more. Auto and also Motorist likewise touts the "warmed power side mirrors; a power tilting-and-sliding sunroof; an eight-speaker, 440-watt JBL AM/FM/MP3/ WMA stereo with a six-CD changer.".

The 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid additionally consists of satellite radio preparation and Bluetooth preparation as well as offers sound, phone, as well as climate controls mounted on the guiding wheel, as well as a Smart Trick system, dual-zone automatic climate control, a Plasmacluster ionizer, 16-inch steel wheels, and also AM/FM/single CD stereo with six audio speakers.