Ready for another excursion in the midsize sedan market, Toyota has refreshed the Camry adding more character and excitement for 2015.
The new Camry now carries an updated front end design, which involves a new bumper, headlights, and grille, and complemented by LED headlamps and daytime running lights. The back also gets a modern treatment with the new LED taillights and a chrome trim that sits between the rear combination lamps. Meanwhile, the edge of the trunk incorporates a spoiler-like design that’s both aerodynamic and sporty-looking.
As for the interior, appointments have been improved in terms of quality and feel, featuring top notch upholstery and stitching. It also has a new High-Definition meter and multi-information display (MID) and a new clear blue interior illumination for a better night driving experience.
For those who prefer a sportier drive, Toyota has added an ‘S’ variant which comes equipped with a sequential paddle shifter that’s exclusive to this model, sporty leather seats with red stitching, leather steering wheel, and sports brake pedal for a more engaging feel. It also sits on 5-spoke 17-inch alloy wheels and comes fitted with dual exhaust tail pipes at the back.
Of course, driving around in a midsize sedan should pack plenty of grunt. Toyota still provides the same 2.5L 4-cylinder Dual VVTi engine or a more potent 3.5L V6 Dual VVTi mated to a 6-speed sequential automatic gearbox.
Standard features in all variants are the automatic climate control, engine start/stop button, Smart Entry wireless door lock, and a recalibrated electric power steering and suspension for a more stable feel. Active and passive protection appointments are also provided starting with SRS airbags, ABS, EBD, Brake Assist, Vehicle Stability Control, and a Hill-start Assist Control system.
The new Toyota Camry is now available in 4 variants. The top-of-the-line 3.5 V6 AT is listed at P2,128,000, while the 2.5V AT carries a tag price of P1,745,000, followed by the 2.5S AT at P1,645,000, and 2.5G AT at P1,511,000.