The Camry is best enjoyed on the backseat where it really comes on its own on a highway ride. The smooth engine and mildly stiff suspension are best tuned for comfort, so much so that high speeds are almost forgotten. Toyota’s 2.5-litre dual VVT-i engine delivers a maximum of 181ps of power at 6,000rpm to the wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission, but what really makes the Camry sprightly is the 233Nm peak torque that comes in as early as 4,100rpm. To make things clear for our readers, torque is what gives the initial push, or pick-up in stop-and-go traffic, instead of the peak power that is usually only experienced on longer rides.
There are also the gizmos that are expected in the segment, like auto-levelling HID headlamps, rain-sending wipers, car information system and an in-dash touch-screen DVD/audio system that also offers Bluetooth connectivity for phones. While the instrument cluster is well-lit, with a premium feel, the outside gets LED lighting to liven up things.
What is interesting in the Camry is the extremely high focus on fuel efficiency. While there are multiple digital meters for fuel efficiency—one in the dash shows
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