Toyota India has silently launched the 2018 Camry hybrid sedan at a sticker price of Rs. 37.22 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Delhi)
The new updated 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid gets minor interior tweaks and added features. The front fascia flaunts the automatic LED headlamps with a chrome grille and circular LED foglamps. The front bumper houses triangular turn signals on either sides of it. The sedan rides on 17-inch 15-spoke alloy wheels, while the rear end boasts of large wraparound tail lamps and a chrome garnish. Inside the cabin, the Camry Hybrid gets an updated tan coloured upholstery and faux wood trim on various components such as the dashboard, steering wheel, arm rests and centre console. There is a new 3-spoke multi-functional steering wheel which fills in the shoes of old 4-spoke unit. In addition, it comes with an updated touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, Bluetooth, USB and Aux-in as well as a 12-speaker audio system.
The new Camry Hybrid comprises of several avant-garde features in form of head-up display, wireless charging pad, 3-zone automatic climate control, power reclining rear seats with collapsible headrest and ventilated front seats.
As far as safety of the occupants is concerned, the sedan comes packed with a plethora of features like 9 airbags, ABS with EBD and brake assist, vehicle stability control (VSC), hill start assist, electronically controlled brake system (ECB) and ISOFIX child safety seat mounting points among others.
Mechanically, the 2.5-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine has been retained. It makes 159 BHP @ 5,700 rpm and 213 Nm of torque @ 4,500 rpm and comes paired to an electronically controlled CVT (E-CVT). The engine is assisted by a motor generator, which has a maximum output of 142 BHP and 270 Nm. The Camry Hybrid uses 6.5 Ah Nickel-metal Hydride battery pack. It has 2 driving modes – ECO and EV.