The new 2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid is a competitive and compelling midsize hybrid sedan that offers an improved cabin and handling over the model it is replacing. Furthermore, it is comfortable and spacious, has user-friendly interior controls, offers good visibility, and has a strong acceleration. The Toyota Camry Hybrid 2017 release date should be expected sometime in the first half of 2017.
The newest Toyota Camry Hybrid redesign has brought about mild changes over the previous model in order to help it stay competitive in its class. This comes in light if the fact that the segment has seen an unprecedented increase in the number of updated models. There was a time when the Camry Hybrid was an obvious choice in this class, but time has changed and it has to keep up with the rest in order to be noticed.
Despite the rivalry, the Toyota Camry Hybrid 2017 seems to have a lot going for it. Some of the defining attributes that have been the hallmark for its success such as a spacious interior, smooth ride quality, and nicer interior materials are also available on the newest model. Also, as part of the upgrades, the handling has also been improved consequently making the sport-tuned SE one of the most athletic Hybrid model available on the market today.
Being a hybrid means the fuel economy, above anything else, has to be impressive. Well, what did you expect! The Toyota Camry Hybrid mpg is rated by the EPA at around 40/41 mpg in combined city/highway driving. How the Camry hybrid manages to offer impressive combination of fuel economy and an invigorated personality remains a puzzle.
2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid Review of Trims
Three trims are offered for the 2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid: XLE, SE, and LE. Exterior Toyota Camry Hybrid colors: Cosmic Gray Mica, Predawn Gray Mica, Super White, Crème Brulee Mica, Midnight Black Metallic, Ruby Flare Pearl, Blue Crash Metallic, and Blizzard Pearl. Changes can be expected on its release date.
2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid Interior & Exterior Changes
Some of the standard accessories offered for the Hybrid LE model include a 6.1” touchscreen display, an eight-way power driver seat, keyless entry and ignition, heated exterior mirrors, a six-speaker sound system, a rearview camera, automatic headlights, sixteen-inch steel wheels, a telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, full power accessories, Siri Eyes Free, a USB interface, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, automatic dual-zone climate control, a color driver information display, a CD player, voice controls, an auxiliary audio jack, and heated exterior mirrors.
Upgrading to the SE Hybrid gets you a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, a sport-tuned suspension system, sport fabric seats, sport-themed styling details, seventeen-inch alloy wheels, and a rear spoiler.
The Camry hybrid XLE Hybrid gets the features above plus a four-way power passenger seat, LED running lights, satellite radio, a seven-inch touchscreen display, heated front seats, a rearview auto-dimming mirror, and a leather upholstery. Options available include a smartphone navigation system, a navigation system, a Qi wireless cell phone charger, adaptive cruise control, a blind-spot monitor with rear-cross traffic alerts, lane-departure warning system, automatic high-beam headlights, and forward collision warning and intervention.
2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid Engine Specs
Beneath the hood of the Toyota Camry Hybrid 2017 is a working synergy between a four-cylinder 2.5L engine, and an electric motor and a battery pack. The result of this symbiotic relationship is a production of 200 horsepower. This power gets routed to the front wheels via the standard Continuously Variable Transmission system.
2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid 0-60 mph requires 7.7 seconds – an impressive time for a vehicle in its niche.
EPA estimates the Camry Hybrid LE will achieve a fuel economy rating of around 43/39/41 mpg in the city/highway/combined, and 40/38/40 mpg with the XLE model.
Some of the safety features available include full-length side curtain airbags, traction and stability control, a rearview camera, antilock disc brakes, frontal collision warning system, front and rear side airbags, a lane-departure warning system, and a blind-spot monitor.
Wheelbase: 9 ft. 1.3 in. (109.3 in.)
Length: 15 ft. 10.9 in. (190.9 in.)
Width: 5 ft. 11.7 in. (71.7 in.)
Passenger volume: N/A ft³
Cargo volume: 13.1 ft³
Curb weight: 3485 lbs
Top Speed: N/A mph
0-60: N/A sec
MPG: 43/39 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Cosmic Gray Mica, Predawn Gray Mica, Super White, Crème Brulee Mica, Midnight Black Metallic, Ruby Flare Pearl, Blue Crash Metallic, and Blizzard Pearl
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs
2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid Release Date & Price
Rumors allege the 4-dr Camry Hybrid sedan will most likely go for sale sometime in the first half of 2017 with the base expected to cost around $26,000. Leasing can be expected.