Toyota Camry Hybrid

Toyota Camry Hybrid: The 2018 Toyota Camry Crossbreed is all-new as well as features a new exterior style, an upgraded infotainment system, as well as Toyota's incredibly effective hybrid system. The car likewise rides on the brand-new TNGA system that underpins the Prius and also the C-HR, which includes a brand-new completely independent suspension layout with control arm rear suspension at the rear.

Toyota Camry Hybrid

Lorry Recap

The 2018 Toyota Camry Crossbreed is the hybrid version of the Camry midsize car as well as it comes exclusively in a front-drive setup. In regards to size, the Camry Hybrid slots over the extra compact Prius hatchback as well as the Prius Prime plug-in hybrid yet below the bigger Avalon sedan.


The 2018 Toyota Camry Crossbreed is powered by a new direct- as well as port-injected 2.5-liter I-4 that's paired to an electric motor, a lithium-ion or nickel steel hydride battery, and a CVT. Mixed power output is 208 hp. EPA fuel economy scores are 51/53 mpg city/highway in the base LE trim, which comes furnished with the lithium-ion battery, and 44/47 mpg on the SE and XLE qualities, both of which use the nickel steel hydride battery.

Thanks to the TNGA system, the Camry Hybrid's batteries are currently positioned under the rear seats, which means it now has the same 15.1-cubic-foot trunk as the gas-only variants and also it can be increased 60/40 split-folding back seats. The gas-only Camry's base L trim has the least freight space at 14.1 cubic feet as well as doesn't had split-folding back seats.

The base Camry Crossbreed LE trim features LED headlights, 16-inch steel wheels, dual-zone environment control, Toyota's Entune infomercial system, a 7.0-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth connection, a six-speaker stereo, a USB port, a rearview cam, cloth upholstery, 60/40 split-folding rear seats, keyless entry/start, warmed front seats, dual-zone climate control and also a 4.2-inch multi-information display screen. Move up to the Camry Hybrid SE trim and also you obtain 18-inch alloy wheels, leatherette upholstery, a rear spoiler and a Sporting activity setting for the drive setting selector. The range-topping Camry Hybrid XLE trim obtains a 7.0-inch multi-information display screen, natural leather furniture, flexible rear headrests, a 10-inch head-up display screen, two added USB ports, and also a chrome-tipped exhaust. Choices include a bigger 8.0-inch touchscreen, navigation, a JBL costs stereo, a wireless phone charger, a 360-degree view camera system, as well as adaptive fronts lights.

Safety and security

Like its gas-only sibling, the whole 2018 Camry Crossbreed lineup comes requirement with Toyota Security Sense-P, which packages together ahead collision warning, automated emergency braking, pedestrian discovery, lane separation warning with steering aid, automatic high beam of lights, as well as adaptive cruise control. Blind-spot caution with back cross-traffic alert comes requirement on the XLE quality or as part of an optional bundle in the LE and also SE trim. The XLE trim likewise gets back automatic emergency braking as standard equipment.

What We Think

In a 2018 First Drive testimonial, we said that the brand-new Camry's handling is much improved offers composed managing and also a comfy flight thanks to the brand-new chassis. Steering, however, is light as well as doesn't have much feeling. The cabin is well-insulated thanks to generous quantities of sound deadening. Exposure is superb thanks to the broad windows and reduced belt line. Toyota's upgraded infotainment system is easy to use yet doesn't come with support for Android Automobile or Apple CarPlay.

Although the cars and truck does not have as much power as the offered V-6 engine, the Camry Crossbreed still uses a lot of power, specifically in Sport mode when the electrical motor includes extra power. The CVT does a convincing task copying equipments in Sport setting with its fast upshifts; however, when you downshift, it does not trigger the automobile to decelerate much.

Amazing Truth

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