Toyota Camry Hybrid Reviews

Toyota Camry Hybrid Reviews: The 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid is brand new and also features a new exterior layout, an updated infotainment system, as well as Toyota's super efficient hybrid system. The cars and truck also flights on the brand-new TNGA platform that underpins the Prius as well as the C-HR, which showcases a new totally independent suspension design with control arm back suspension at the rear.


Toyota Camry Hybrid Reviews


Car Summary

The 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid is the hybrid version of the Camry midsize sedan and it comes solely in a front-drive setup. In regards to size, the Camry Crossbreed slots above the more compact Prius hatchback and also the Prius Prime plug-in crossbreed yet below the bigger Avalon car.

Overview

The 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid is powered by a new straight- and also port-injected 2.5-liter I-4 that's paired to an electric motor, a lithium-ion or nickel metal hydride battery, as well as a CVT. Mixed power result is 208 hp. EPA gas economic climate rankings are 51/53 mpg city/highway in the base LE trim, which comes geared up with the lithium-ion battery, and also 44/47 mpg on the SE as well as XLE qualities, both of which utilize the nickel steel hydride battery.

Thanks to the TNGA platform, the Camry Hybrid's batteries are currently positioned under the rear seats, which implies it now has the very same 15.1-cubic-foot trunk as the gas-only variations as well as it can be broadened 60/40 split-folding rear seats. The gas-only Camry's base L trim has the least freight room at 14.1 cubic feet and doesn't featured split-folding rear seats.

The base Camry Crossbreed LE trim features LED fronts lights, 16-inch steel wheels, dual-zone environment control, Toyota's Entune infomercial system, a 7.0-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth connection, a six-speaker audio system, a USB port, a rearview video camera, cloth upholstery, 60/40 split-folding rear seats, keyless entry/start, heated front seats, dual-zone climate control and a 4.2-inch multi-information screen. Move up to the Camry Crossbreed SE trim as well as you obtain 18-inch alloy wheels, leatherette upholstery, a rear spoiler as well as a Sport mode for the drive setting selector. The range-topping Camry Crossbreed XLE trim obtains a 7.0-inch multi-information display, natural leather furniture, adjustable back headrests, a 10-inch head-up display screen, 2 added USB ports, as well as a chrome-tipped exhaust. Choices consist of a larger 8.0-inch touchscreen, navigating, a JBL premium audio system, a wireless phone battery charger, a 360-degree view cam system, and also adaptive fronts lights.

Safety

Like its gas-only brother or sister, the whole 2018 Camry Hybrid schedule comes criterion with Toyota Safety Sense-P, which bundles together forward crash warning, automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, lane departure alerting with guiding help, automated high beams, as well as adaptive cruise control. Blind-spot caution with back cross-traffic alert comes criterion on the XLE quality or as part of an optional bundle in the LE and also SE trim. The XLE trim additionally gets rear automated emergency braking as typical devices.

What We Assume

In a 2018 First Drive testimonial, we claimed that the brand-new Camry's handling is a lot enhanced offers made up dealing with as well as a comfy flight thanks to the new chassis. Steering, nevertheless, is light and does not have much feeling. The cabin is well-insulated thanks to generous quantities of sound deadening. Visibility is superb thanks to the vast home windows and also low belt line. Toyota's updated infotainment system is easy to use however does not included support for Android Vehicle or Apple CarPlay.

Although the automobile doesn't have as much power as the available V-6 engine, the Camry Crossbreed still supplies lots of power, especially in Sport setting when the electric motor includes additional power. The CVT does a convincing job mimicing gears in Sport setting with its fast upshifts; nonetheless, when you downshift, it does not cause the vehicle to decelerate much.

Cool Truth

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