Toyota Camry Hybrid 2019

Toyota Camry Hybrid 2019

Engine: 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine
Transmission/drive: six-speed automatic transmission
Fuel economy: 8.4/6.0 (City/Hwy) (Automatic), Fuel Efficiency Disclaimer
Alternative: Ford Mondeo Hybrid, Honda Accord Hybrid, Skoda Superb,Volkswagen Passat

Apperances/exterrior

New hybrid Toyota Camry Hybrid has immediately proved to be excellent in the market. The car has acquired clear sports features. Compared with previous models, the new hybrid has become slightly lower, longer and wider. It is also equipped with automatic LED lights, LED daytime running lights and a “follow me” function, LED fog lights, stylish light-alloy wheels and LED rear lights.

The front narrowed headlights give the car’s “face” a somewhat predatory expression.

The grille has become larger. The roof line is decorated with chrome molding.

The appearance of the car meets the highest standards of business class vehicles. It is evocative, representative and respectable. It is impossible not to notice such a sedan, even if it is driving in a dense stream of cars.

The height of the hood and the roof has decreased. This did not reduce the internal space of the cabin, but it greatly improved the smoothness and steerability.

The architecture of the body has improved the car's aerodynamics and its dynamic characteristics.

Interior

The scenery of the Toyota Camry Hybrid cabin has many features that strongly distinguish it from previous models.

Buyers are offered several options for interior decoration. Seats can have fabric or leather upholstery.

In the center armrest there is a built-in touch panel, through which passengers sitting in the rear seats can control the air conditioner and audio system. Such convenience is very rarely found in sedans belonging to the average price segment. It is rather associated with premium cars.

The size of the steering wheel has decreased and it has become of more ergonomic shape.

The spacious cabin has comfortable seatings. They provide lateral support, and their upholstery is made of high quality materials.

The driver's seat can be adjusted in 10 directions and provides lumbar support adjustment in two directions.

There is also a wireless smartphone charger, an electric parking brake and rain-sensitive wipers.

Excellent sound insulation ensures pleasant quietness in the cabin.

Performance/Driving

The suspender of the new model has become more rigid, which significantly improved the car’s steerability. The sedan perfectly performs sharp turns. Continuously Variable Transmission is very sensitive and actuates very promply.

When driving the car does not make any extraneous sounds, unlike the predecessors who buzzed, zoomed and clicked.

Fuel economy is significantly improved. Off-the-line acceleration is very powerful. The car accelerates instantly, but passengers do not feel any jerks.

Hybrid sedan Toyota Camry Hybrid perfectly moves through the city streets, on the highway and cross-country terrain. The smoothness of its travelling comfort is hard to beat.

A unique gearbox minimizes power loss during torque transmission and allows the engine to apply force more efficiently.

Toyota Camry Hybrid speed is one of the best among hybrid vehicles.

Tech

The car is in full compliance with the TNGA-Toyota New Global Architecture system, and at the same time it is the first model to receive a complete update of all the most important parts: the engine, transmission, rear suspension.

The Toyota Camry Hybrid engine is a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine powered by an Atkinson cycle with variable valve timing. It has a compression ratio of 14.0: 1, almost like a diesel engine. Special motor oil further reduces internal friction. Therefore, the efficiency of the Toyota Camry Hybrid engine is extremely high.

Toyota, Camry Hybrid is equipped with Safety Sense system, which includes cameras and locators providing prevention from crashes, adaptive cruise control, traffic control, traffic sign recognition, and the automatic control of the main-beam headlamps.

The hybrid power system of the new sedan is built in such a way as to ensure minimal energy loss under all driving conditions.

The electric motor has 88 kW of power, and its torque is 221 Nm. The total power reaches 215  horsepower.

The safety system includes 10 airbags, a brake hold function, ABS with EBD, a parking assist system, a vehicle stability control system, a tire pressure monitoring system and ISOFIX.

Cargo

Roomy trunk has a comfortable handle. Its volume is 524 liters, which is better than the Ford Mondeo Hybrid.

The verdict

Toyota Camry Hybrid is a troubleproof, economical and very decent car. It is considered as the most economical and environmentally friendly sedan of the Camry family to date.

Camry Hybrid is ideal for the role of family transport. New hybrid sedan can not be called a dazzling luxury, but it looks very impressive and provides all possible modern comfort.