Toyota Unveiled the 2024 Camry as a Hybrid-Only Affair


toyota unveiled the 2024 camry as a hybrid only affair

We’re not even out of 2023 yet, but we’re already talking about 2025 model-year vehicles. Toyota recently revealed a new version of the iconic Camry sedan for 2025, which will let go of the car’s powerful V6 option in favor of hybrid power, more tech, and top-notch safety equipment. The car goes on sale in spring 2024.

Toyota announced the car at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show, saying that its development and manufacturing are driven by the U.S. market. Though expected to be more of a mid-cycle refresh, the Camry got a more substantive update that Toyota is calling the next-generation car.

toyota unveiled the 2024 camry as a hybrid only affair

Under the hood, the new Camry brings a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric motor that combine for up to 232 system horsepower in the all-wheel drive variant, which Toyota said is a 30-pony increase over the gas-only model. The 2024 model year also marks the first time that all-wheel drive is available for all trims, which comes from a rear-axle-mounted electric motor.

The Camry’s updated styling features functional aerodynamic bodywork, standard 18-inch wheels, and a revised rear end with a new spoiler and exhaust design. Higher trims add 19-inch wheels, and Toyota offers several exterior color options.

Inside, the Camry offers standard synthetic leather upholstery, and buyers can choose between a few color options depending on the trim. The sporty SE and XSE trims get sport pedals and a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and the XSE is available with a TRD-inspired red interior theme.

toyota unveiled the 2024 camry as a hybrid only affair

The Camry comes standard with an 8-inch touchscreen, and more expensive configurations step up to a 12.3-inch display. Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto come standard, along with wireless charging, USB-A and USB-C ports, and Bluetooth. Over-the-air updates and a range of connected app services are also available.

Toyota gave the new Camry a load of standard safety features, including blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alerts and Toyota Safety Sense 3.0. The package includes automatic emergency braking, forward collision warnings, and more. While the new Camry hasn’t been crash-tested yet, its predecessor earned a Top Safety Pick +, so we expect similar scores from the 2024 model.

toyota unveiled the 2024 camry as a hybrid only affair


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