2012 Toyota Camry Review
2012 Toyota Camry
NEW FOR 2012:
- Redesigned model
- New front passenger knee airbag and rear seat side airbags
- Hybrid available in two trim lines
For 2012, the Toyota Camry and Camry Hybrid have been redesigned, with new interior and exterior styling, more horsepower and improved fuel economy.
The Camry is available with a 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine in the LE, SE and XLE models, and a 3.5-litre V6 in the SE V6 and XLE V6. Both engines use a six-speed automatic transmission. The Camry Hybrid uses a 2.5-litre four-cylinder with Hybrid Synergy Drive system and continuously variable transmission (CVT), and comes in LE and XLE trim lines. It is a full hybrid, capable of running on its battery alone.
Features on the LE include 16-inch steel wheels, air conditioning, CD/MP3 display stereo with auxiliary input and USB port, Bluetooth connectivity, XM satellite radio, cloth seats, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, keyless entry, driver's auto up/down window, trip odometer, exterior temperature gauge, dual vanity mirrors, tilt and telescopic steering wheel with audio controls, floor mats, cruise control, digital clock, illuminated entry, front and rear splash guards, heated mirrors, variable intermittent wipers, LED taillights, driver and passenger knee airbags, and chrome grille.
The SE adds 18-inch alloy wheels, navigation system, sport fabric upholstery, eight-way power driver's seat, auto-dimming rearview mirror with compass, three-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel, aluminum scuff plates, garage door opener, skirt package, sport-style grille, rear spoiler, chrome tailpipes and fog lamps.
The XLE builds on the LE and adds 17-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, navigation system, eight-way driver and four-way passenger power-adjustable heated leather seats, dual illuminated vanity mirrors, leather-wrapped steering wheel, simulated woodgrain trim, pushbutton start, rear reading lamps, glass breakage sensor, power sunroof, and anti-theft system.
The SE V6 builds on the SE and adds dual illuminated vanity mirrors, pushbutton start, and power sunroof.
The XLE V6 builds on the XLE and adds premium stereo.
Features on the Hybrid LE include 16-inch steel wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, CD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary input and USB port, cloth seats, 60/40 split-folding rear seatbacks, keyless entry, driver's auto up/down window, trip odometer, exterior temperature gauge, dual vanity mirrors, tilt and telescopic steering wheel with audio controls, pushbutton start, floor mats, cruise control, illuminated entry, chrome grille, front and rear splash guards, heated mirrors, variable intermittent wipers and vehicle approach notice.
The Hybrid XLE adds 17-inch alloy wheels, CD/MP3 display stereo, Bluetooth connectivity, eight-way power driver's seat, auto-dimming rearview mirror with compass, leather-wrapped steering wheel and fog lamps.