Toyota Camry Hybrid, the best-selling hybrid car in India, has received a range of updates and is poised to give stiffer competition to Skoda Superb and Honda Accord. It is priced at Rs 31.98 lakh. First introduced in 2015, the Camry's 2017 updates include projector headlamps with LED illumination and the LED daytime running lamps. The fog lamps too have been given LEDs.
The updated car now has 18-inch 15-spoke alloys and the rear view mirrors are electrically operated and fold automatically. They are linked to the reverse gear - the mirrors dip as the reverse gear is engaged. On the inside, the car has received some premium updates that include a new interface for navigation and the audio system, which now has a set of 12 JBL speakers.
Another interesting add on is that a selection of mobile phones can be charged wireless. The rear seats are electrically operated, switches for which can be found on the armrest along with controls of temperature in the rear and sunshade.
For safety, the Camry comes fitted with nine airbags, a new tyre pressure monitoring system and emergency brake lights. Camry has had ISOFIX mounts of the rear seats as standard, along with vehicle stability control, traction control and ABS.
Toyota Camry Hybrid is powered by a 2.5-litre petrol engine that works alongside electric motors, the combined output of which comes out to be 203 bhp. The engine is paired to an electronic CVT automatic transmission. Toyota claims the Camry is capable of doing 19.16 kmpl.