Toyota Kirloskar Motors (TKM) today launched the 2019 Camry Hybrid in India. It is priced at INR 36.95 Lacs (Ex-showroom). The 8th generation Camry is based on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) and has scored 5-star safety rating in the ASEAN New Car Assessment program (ASEAN NCAP). It will rival the Honda Accord in India.
The new Toyota Camry is powered by a 2.5 Litre, 4 Cylinder Petrol Hybrid Force Engine. It churns out 178 hp @ 5700 rpm and 221 Nm of torque between 3600-5200 rpm. The engine is mated to an e-CVT gearbox and has been tuned to produce an additional 18 hp. An 88 kW electric motor coupled to the engine takes the overall power output to 208 hp. The electric motor has advanced Nickel-Metal-Hydride batteries. The new Camry is longer, wider and has a longer wheelbase, as compared to the outgoing model.
A lot of exciting features are on offer in the new Toyota Camry. The driver and passenger seat is 10-way power adjustable. The driver seat, the ORVM, and the steering tilt have memory functions to help you find that perfect driving position.
The steering column has a power tilt/telescopic function. The reclining rear seats have a touch panel at the center armrest to control the Rear sunshade, Audio and for the 3-zone automatic climate control. The rear windows have a manual sunshade.
Other features include a 10 inch HUD, 7-inch instrument cluster display, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, wireless charging, rain sensing wipers, dusk sensing LED Projector headlamps, LED DRL, fog lamps, and tail lamps. The interior has a tilt and slide moonroof. The audio system is a 9 speaker JBL unit with Clari-fyTM technology.
The Camry is equipped with best in class 9 airbags. Other safety equipment includes ABS with EBD, Brake hold function, Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control (with an option to turn it off), impact sensing fuel cut off, 3 point seatbelts with pre-tensioner, TPMS, ISOFIX and top tether anchor for child seats.
The ARAI certified mileage for the Camry is 23.27 kmpl. The Camry is offered in 7 colors – Red Mica, Phantom Brown, Burning Black, Attitude Black, Pearl White, Silver, and Graphite.
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