2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid  -  $28,295


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $28,295
Base Invoice: $26,095
Destination Charge: $795
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr Sdn XLE (Natl)
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 40 | City: 40 | Hwy: 38
Body Style: 4dr Sdn XLE (Natl)
Transmission: Electronic controlled continuously variable transmission
Engine: 2.5L DOHC VVT-i 16-valve 4-cyl hybrid engine

Pros

V6 and hybrid versions available, impressive interior space; ride quality


Model Highlights

Toyota's Camry has been given a redesign for 2012, but Toyota didn't mess with success when it came to the fundamentals. It's still offered in both gas and hybrid versions and while styling changes have been made, it's still unmistakably Camry throughout. Buyers still have their choice of the base L, LE, sporty SE and top-level XLE models. Hybrid buyers can now choose between LE or XLE trims.

Engines receive few changes for the new model year. Base-level Camrys come equipped with a 2.5L inline 4-cylinder engine that makes 178 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque--an improvement of 9 horsepower and 3 pound-feet of torque over the 2011 model. The SE and XLE models can be fitted with a 268-horsepower 3.5L V6. Both of these engines are paired to a 6-speed automatic as the only transmission choice.

The Hybrid has been given two available trim levels for 2012: LE and XLE. Both come with a 2.5L 4-cylinder mated to an electric motor for a combined 200 horsepower. The car can run on either powerplant individually, or it can pair them together, depending on conditions. A button on the dash allows the driver to select an EV only mode, which can be used up to 25 mph, depending on the battery charge. A CVT transmission is standard.

Interior space has been enhanced thanks to the redesign, which slightly reshaped the body to allow more usable room for rear seat passengers. Improved sound deadening has been added as well, helping to limit road noise. Safety features include front-side airbags, curtain-side airbags, driver and passenger front knee airbags, an antiskid system, traction control and anti-lock brakes.

Standard features on all Camrys include cruise control, power windows, power locks, power mirrors, air conditioning, Bluetooth, USB/iPod interface and outside temperature gauge. Six-speaker stereos are also standard, however, the LE and 4-cylinder-equipped SE and XLE models get Toyota's Display Audio system, complete with 6.1-inch touchscreen. Six-cylinder models get a slightly better version of the Display Audio system, which adds navigation, HD and satellite radio. Toyota's new Entunes system is also part of the package, pairing with a smartphone to facilitate the use of popular mobile apps like Pandora, and allowing voice control of many of the car's functions. The upgraded system is optional on 4-cylinder SE and XLE models. A top-level version, with a 7-inch screen, is available on V6 XLE models.

A multitude of options are available, depending on the trim. A Convenience Package with a proximity unlock system and pushbutton ignition is available and a backup camera can be ordered on SE and 4-cylinder XLE models, but it's standard on the V6-equipped XLE. Leather seats are optional on 4-cylinder XLE models and standard on the V6 XLE. Other options include a wireless cell phone link, heated seats and a blind spot detection system.


Model News

The 2012 Camry has been redesigned both inside and out. Although it rides on the same platform as 2011 models, it's been given all new bold-looking sheetmetal with a more aerodynamic style. The trunk is now larger, offering more storage space and all models feature 60/40 split folding rear seats, providing the ability to transport longer items. The Hybrid model features an updated 2.5L inline 4-cylinder engine and electric motor combination, which provides a total of 200 horsepower, up from last year's 188. The interior features increased headroom as well as hip and legroom, and the seats have been redesigned to be more comfortable.


Value Writeup

The Toyota Camry has been America's top selling passenger car for the past nine years, and for good reason, as it's known for providing its owners with comfort, economy and long service. But in 2012, the sensible Camry gets some styling updates to make it even more appealing to buyers and the Hybrid model gains a significant amount of horsepower as well. It's well-suited against midsize segment rivals thanks to a reputation for quality and value per dollar.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.6

EPA Classification
Midsize

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
9

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
38 MPG

Cruising Range - City
680.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
40 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
40 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
646.00 mi

Engine Order Code
2AR

Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4

Displacement
2.5L/152

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 Combined

Trans Type
1

Trans Description Cont.
Continuously Variable

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
102.7 ft³

Front Head Room
38.8 in

Front Leg Room
41.6 in

Front Shoulder Room
58.0 in

Front Hip Room
54.5 in

Second Head Room
38.1 in

Second Leg Room
38.9 in

Second Shoulder Room
56.6 in

Second Hip Room
54.5 in

Wheelbase
109.3 in

Length, Overall
189.2 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.7 in

Height, Overall
57.9 in

Track Width, Front
62.0 in

Track Width, Rear
61.6 in

Min Ground Clearance
6.1 in

Trunk Volume
13.1 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3441 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Dual-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs

Front Tire Size
P215/55R17

Rear Tire Size
P215/55R17

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.0 in

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.0 in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.7 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.7 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.0 gal

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Hybrid/Electric Components Years
8

Hybrid/Electric Components Miles/km
100,000

Roadside Assistance Years
2

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
25,000

Roadside Assistance Note
24/7 Roadside Assistance

Overall Rating

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

Frontal Crash Test Note
Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Overall Side Crash Rating

Side Barrier Rating

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

Male/Female Dummy Note
Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

Rollover Rating

Rollover Rating Dynamic Test Result
No Tip

Risk of Rollover
11.1%

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Rollover Note
Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is.

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

Side Barrier Rating Note
Not Applicable

2.5L DOHC VVT-i 16-valve 4-cyl hybrid engine

Electronic controlled continuously variable transmission -inc: Eco & EV drive modes

Front wheel drive

Battery saver

Front independent MacPherson strut suspension

Rear independent dual-link suspension

Front/rear stabilizer bars

Electric pwr-assist rack & pinion steering

Pwr front ventilated/rear solid disc brakes -inc: integrated regenerative braking

Chrome exhaust tip w/diffuser

17" x 7" aluminum wheels

P215/55R17 all-season tires

Temporary spare tire

Paint protection film

Side rocker panels w/chrome inserts

Chrome trunk garnish

Lower back & rear doors garnish

Auto on/off projector beam halogen headlamps

Integrated chrome-trimmed front fog lamps

Acoustic noise-reducing windshield

High solar energy-absorbing (HSEA) glass

Color-keyed manual folding heated pwr mirrors

Variable intermittent wipers

Display AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: MP3/WMA capability, 6.1" touch screen w/vehicle info, aux audio jack, USB input w/iPod connectivity & control, Bluetooth hands-free phone system w/phone book access & music streaming, (6) speakers

Fabric seat trim

Dual front bucket seats -inc: 8-way pwr driver seat, 4-way manual passenger seat

60/40 split fold-down rear seat -inc: center headrest

Covered center console w/storage

Front cup holders

Fold-down rear center armrest w/dual cup holders

Door sill scuff plate

Leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel w/audio/Bluetooth controls

Multi-information Optitron instrumentation -inc: maintenance indicator, trip computer

Pwr windows -inc: driver auto up/down

Pwr door locks w/anti-lockout feature

Cruise control

Remote trunk release

Engine immobilizer

Remote keyless entry system -inc: panic button

Smart key system w/push-button start

Dual-zone auto climate control -inc: electric compressor, air filter, rear seat vents

Electric rear window defrost w/timer

Fabric door trim -inc: integrated armrests

Metallic-tech grained interior trim

(6) door bottle holders

Electrochromic rearview mirror w/compass

Overhead console -inc: maplights, sunglass holder

Illuminated entry

Lockable illuminated glove box

Driver & front passenger seatback pockets

(2) 12V aux pwr outlets

Dual visor vanity mirrors w/sliding extensions

4-wheel anti-lock brake system -inc: electronic brake-force distribution, brake assist

Smart stop technology

Vehicle stability control

Traction control system

Side-impact door beams

Daytime running lights w/off mode

Driver & front passenger advanced airbags -inc: occupant sensor

Front/rear seat-mounted side airbags

Front/rear side curtain airbags

Driver & front passenger knee airbags

3-point ELR seatbelts for all seating positions -inc: ALR for all passenger seatbelts, front adjustable shoulder belt anchors

Child-protector rear door locks

Internal trunk-release handle

Lower anchors & tether for children (LATCH) *For outboard rear seating positions only*

Direct tire pressure monitoring system

Energy-absorbing collapsible steering column

Whiplash-lessening front seats

 
50 STATE EMISSIONS
$0

 
SUPER WHITE
$0

 
CLASSIC SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
MAGNETIC GRAY METALLIC
$0

 
COSMIC GRAY MICA
$0

 
ATTITUDE BLACK METALLIC
$0

 
BARCELONA RED METALLIC
$0

 
SANDY BEACH METALLIC
$0

 
CYPRESS PEARL
$0

 
CLEARWATER BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
IVORY, FABRIC SEAT TRIM
$0

 
LIGHT GRAY, FABRIC SEAT TRIM
$0

 
IVORY, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
LIGHT GRAY, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
DISPLAY AM/FM STEREO W/CD PLAYER
$0

 
NAVIGATION DISPLAY AM/FM STEREO W/CD PLAYER/MP3/WMA CAPABILITY
$1,050

 
JBL AM/FM STEREO W/CD PLAYER/MP3/WMA CAPABILITY
$1,700

 
PREMIUM HDD NAVIGATION SYSTEM
$2,600

 
LEATHER PKG
$1,160

 
CONVENIENCE PKG
$695

 
PWR TILT/SLIDE MOONROOF
$915

 
SAFETY CONNECT
$450

 
BLIND SPOT MONITOR W/LANE ASSIST
$500

 
** VARIOUS ADDITIONAL POST PRODUCTION OPTIONS MAY BE AVAILABLE IN YOUR AREA **
$0

 
PAINT PROTECTION FILM
$395

 
FIRST AID KIT
$29

 
ALL WEATHER FLOOR MAT SET
$100

 
EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE KIT
$70

 
ASHTRAY KIT
$26

 
BODY-SIDE MOLDINGS
$209

 
CARPETED FLOOR & TRUNK MAT SET
$225

 
REAR BUMPER APPLIQUE
$69

 
DOOR EDGE GUARDS
$109

 
DOOR SILL ENHANCEMENTS
$199

 
ILLUMINATED DOOR SILL ENHANCEMENTS
$299

 
CARGO NET
$49

 
PROTECTION PKG
$403

 
REAR SPOILER
$159

 
GLASS BREAKAGE SENSOR
$299

 
REMOTE ENGINE START
$499

 
VIP RS3200 SECURITY SYSTEM
$359

 
WHEEL LOCKS
$67

 
PREFERRED ACCESSORY PKG
$303


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