Toyota Camry Hybrid gets 43 mpg in the city

Toyota Camry Hybrid

For 2015, Toyota offers a choice of seven hybrids, including our press vehicle of the week, the redesigned Camry Hybrid. With its Hybrid Synergy Drive powertrain, the 2015 Camry Hybrid LE offers an impressive EPA estimated 43 mpg in the city, 39 mpg on the highway, and 41 mpg combined fuel economy.

Camry Hybrid is available in three trims: Camry Hybrid LE (starting MSRP $26,790), Camry Hybrid SE (starting MSRP $27,995) and Camry Hybrid XLE (starting MSRP $29,980) — and ten different exterior colors, including Cosmic Gray Mica, Celestial Silver Metallic, Super White and Parisian Night Pearl.

Hybrid Synergy Drive

Through its unique transaxle, Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive combines output from the 2.5-liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder engine and an electric motor. The system produces a combined 200 horsepower and varies power between the gas engine and electric motor, or combines both as needed.

As mentioned earlier, the Hybrid LE offers up to 43 mpg in the city, while both the Hybrid SE and Hybrid XLE average 40 mpg in the city, 38 mpg on the highway and 40 mpg combined.

Hybrid exterior details

Sporty and stylish, the 2015 Camry Hybrid lineup features standard 16-inch steel wheels with wheel covers and bright chrome upper grille and rear trunk garnish on LE models. SE models add 17-inch alloy wheels with graphite finish, color-keyed rear spoiler, and smoked chrome upper grille and rear trunk garnish, while XLE models add 17-inch alloy wheels with Super Chrome paint and chrome-tipped exhaust.

Hybrid interior design

The list of standard features is long and includes items such as dual zone climate control, Smart Key System with Push Button Start, fabric-trimmed seats, metallic-tech grain interior trim and much more. SE Hybrid models gain sport fabric SofTex-trimmed seats and silver interior trim, while XLE Hybrid models add premium touches, such as leather-trimmed seats.

With seating for five, this midsize hybrid offers ample space, including rear seat legroom of 38.9-inches, rear shoulder room of 56.6-inches and rear hip room of 54.5-inches. Cargo volume is listed at 13.1 cubic feet.

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To learn more about the stylish and efficient 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid, visit your local southeast Texas Toyota dealer or log on to www.toyota.com.

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