2015 Toyota Camry XLE

Pros: Peppy acceleration with V6 model; ride quality; nicely executed Hybrid model has smooth powertrain and good acceleration

Cons: SE and XSE models ride a bit stiffer; non-Hybrid powertrains are not quite as economical as the newer-technology engines in some rivals

CG Says: The Toyota Camry gets a substantial revamp for 2015 that includes new bodywork (the only exterior panel carried over is the roof), a stiffer internal body structure, a redesigned and upgraded interior, new infotainment and safety features, and a sport-luxury XSE model. There’s no secret to Camry’s long-running sales success: Toyota’s midsize simply satisfies more buyers more often than any other car on the market. The current-generation Camry debuted for 2012, and the long list of enhancements it receives this year helps keep it competitive against a much-improved group of competitors. However, Camry powertrains are unchanged for 2015, and some class rivals offer newer-design gasoline engines that have a slight edge in fuel economy. Still, Camry remains a compelling choice in a practical, pleasant, family-focused sedan that offers much to like and no surprises.

The Facts
Class Midsize Car
Body Style(s) 4-door sedan
Passenger Count 5
Drive Wheels front-wheel drive
Manufacturer Toyota
Nation of Manufacture USA
Base Prices LE: $22,970
SE: $23,840
XLE: $26,150
XSE: $26,150
XLE V6: $31,370
XSE V6: $31,370
LE Hybrid: $26,790
SE Hybrid: $27,995
XLE Hybrid: $29,980

Base Engine
2.5-liter 4-cylinder
Horsepower
178
Std. Transmission
6-speed automatic
Avail. Transmission
NA
EPA City Range (mpg)
25
EPA Hwy Range (mpg)
35

Optional Engine
3.5-liter V6
Horsepower
268
Std. Transmission
6-speed automatic
Avail. Transmission
NA
EPA City Range (mpg)
21
EPA Hwy Range (mpg)
31

Optional Engine
2.5-liter 4-cylinder/electric
Horsepower
200
Std. Transmission
CVT
Avail. Transmission
NA
EPA City Range (mpg)
40-43
EPA Hwy Range (mpg)
38-39

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2015 Toyota Camry SE Hybrid
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2015 Toyota Camry XSE