Toyota Kirloskar Motors has launched the updated version of their flagship sedan Camry hybrid sedan in India. New version of Toyota Camry petrol is priced at Rs. 28.80 lakhs, and price of new Toyota Camry Hybrid is Rs. 31.98 lakhs. All prices are ex-showroom, New Delhi.
Said to be the pioneer in hybrid technology, Toyota has sold over 10 million hybrid vehicles all around the world. The company sells two hybrid cars in India, Camry Hybrid and Prius Hybrid.
According to the Japanese automaker, it has sold over 8,000 Camry’s in India. The D-segment premium sedan was launched in the country in 2002. In 2012, the car began local manufacturing, and a year later, Camry Hybrid was introduced. At present, it is said around 73 percent of total Camry sales constitute the Hybrid variant.
Toyota Camry Hybrid is driven by Hybrid Synergy Drive (HSD) powertrain, which is a full hybrid unit. The two power houses working together are a 4-cylinder 2.5 litre Atkinson cycle engine and a high torque electric motor, producing a combined output of 205 PS max power. Transmission duty is taken care of by an Electronically Controlled Continuous Variable Transmission (E-CVT). Mileage claimed is 19.16 kmpl and CO2 emissions per km is 122.8 grams.
First-in-segment features in both versions of Toyota Camry include, 8-degree electronic reclining rear seat, rear armrest with controls for the same, rear windshield power sunshade, music system and 3 Zone Air Conditioning.
Apart from this, the new Camry now also benefits from FAME scheme from the Indian government. FAME stands for – Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric vehicles in India. As the phase 1 is now implemented, Toyota Camry Hybrid gets a subsidy of about Rs 70,000. This has been included in the launch price of Rs 31.98 lakhs.
Highlights of New Camry
New LED fog lamps
Bigger 15-spoke Alloy Wheels
Stylish LED headlamps with daytime running lights (DRL)
Auto Folding & Reverse Linked ORVMs with memory
New Premium Audio with 12 JBL speakers
Newly introduced navigation with user friendly interface
Hybrid exclusive interior ornamentation
High density dash silencer & acoustic windshield glass
Collapsible headrest for front passenger seat
The Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission produces a highly responsive performance reducing fuel consumption
Powerful combination of hybrid exclusive 2.5 L Engine with an electric motor producing a total power output of 205 PS
The advanced hybrid technology reduces fuel consumption and offers a mileage of 19.16 kmpl (as certified by test Agency under rule 115 of CMVR, 1989 under standard test conditions)
Reduced CO2 emissions when compared to a conventional model of similar capacity
Eco and EV Drive modes
Comfort & Convenience Features
New Wireless smartphone charger (for compatible models)
New Back guide monitor
Power recline rear seats
Rear armrests with Recline, Audio & Temperature controls
Front seat ventilation system
3 zone automatic climate control with nanoeTM ion generator
Power sunshade for rear windshield & Manual Sunshade for Rear Doors
Safety & Security Features
New 9 SRS airbags including a knee bag
New Tyre pressure monitoring system
New Emergency Brake Signal
Impact absorbing vehicle body
Rear seats complying with ISOFIX Standard
Vehicle stability control with Traction Control
Hill start assist control