Update: February, 2017.
The Camry model from Toyota is an excellent vehicle and according to this very famous Company, the most recent Camry model for 2018 will hit the market very soon, probably in the second half of next year. Before that, we have to say a few words about the history of this vehicle. As we know, this model was presented for the first time back in 1979.
In that time, this model was known as Celica model but in 1982, it became stand-alone. After that, this model became one of the most popular vehicles in the world. Thanks to its reliability, this model delivered around 360.000 units since 1996. That is a phenomenal success for the Toyota, and this model is also best-selling passenger car in the present. Now, we have great news about this vehicle. More precisely, the Company will redesign the model for 2018. New 2018 Toyota Camry be actually the new generation, and all people certainly expect the best Camry so far.
So, what we can expect from this remarkable model? It will hit the market redesigned in almost every segment. The Camry will have same old/new trims: LE, XLE, SE and XSE.
2018 Toyota Camry Changes
First, this model was spotted at the testing early 2016, but now we have more pieces of information and we know almost everything about its design. Why? Simple, the car is revealed at the 2017 Detroit auto show, and now we have official photos. When the first spy photos from the testing were presented, we simply knew that we can expect the evolutionary design of new 2018 Toyota Camry, and now we only get confirmation. The exterior design will be simply fantastic, and at the first glance, you can notice that the newly design will be based a little bit on the outgoing Camry and a little bit on the smaller Corolla model. That combination is definitely a great idea.
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This model will, of course, have some similarities with the previous one, but on the other hand, we can also expect a lot of new exterior features. This model will combine upmarket styling with the sportier stance, and the design will certainly benefit from this different approach of the Company. Thanks to the new chassis, it will be lighter than its predecessor.
When you look at this model for the first time, you will certainly notice firm-wide stance, for some time Toyota uses New Global Architecture (TNGA), which gives the car better dynamic and athletic. Furthermore, the newly model will be wider, and the roof will be lower by 1 inches while the engine hood will be lower 1.6 inches. Also, this model will have for 2 inches longer wheelbase. The front side of new Toyota Camry 2018 will have a very interesting grille. That will be Lexus inspired grille.
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Also, the headlights will be a bit different compared to the previous model. This model will also provide larger side air intakes. Wheels are 19-inch aluminum alloy, while 2018 Camry XSE trim will have black machined finish wheels. The SE and XSE trims will have a bit different exterior, for example, different sculpted rocker panel, rear spoiler lip, rear bumper with lower diffuser, smoke-tinted rear lamps and sharper front bumper.
Toyota Camry 2018 Interior design
The interior design of the recently developed model will be changed. Everything inside will be different compared to the previous model. First of all, we have to say that we can expect brand new dashboard. This dashboard will be more stylish and more upscale and modern compared to the previous dash. Also, it will be very easy to manage with it. Also, the dash will give you the impression that you drive some sporty car. When we talk about the comfort of this model, we have to say that we can expect completely different seats. The front seats of this vehicle will provide improved ergonomics as well as better lateral support.
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Also, the rear seats will improve roominess and ergonomics. The leather will be standard upholstery for all the seats. Furthermore, the sitting position will be lower this time, because the roof is lower, and Company wants the same head and shoulder room as before. When it comes to 2018 Toyota Camry technology, this model will provide Toyota’s latest Human Machine Interface. Thanks to this extraordinary system, you will be able to know all the important information about the vehicle. Also, this system will be connected to the 10-inch heads-up display(optionally), eight-inch infotainment display and to the seven-inch screen in the instrument cluster. Also, we can anticipate Entune 3.0 multimedia system and standard backup camera.
Safety(Toyota Safety Sense P system):
– Lane Departure Alert + Steering Assist,
– Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control,
– Blind Spot Monitor,
– Rear Cross Traffic Alert,
– Pre-Collision System + Pedestrian Detection,
– Automatic High Beams,
– 10 airbags(standard)
– Traction Control,
– Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Brake Assist,
– Smart Stop Technology,
– Anti-lock Braking System
Engine and Performance
Under the hood, the recently developed model will be powered by an updated variant of well know four cylinder engine with the displacement of 2.5 inline-4 liters. This new Toyota Camry 2018 engine will be capable of generating up to 178 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. The power from this engine will be routed to front wheels trough the 8-speed Direct-Shift automatic transmission. According to EPA, with this engine, fuel economy rate is 24/33 mpg city/hwy.
We expect one more engine, the 3.5-liter V-6 engine equipped with D-4S Fuel Injection, the max power output is 280 horsepower as well as 260 LB-FT of torque. It also uses 8-speed Direct-Shift automatic transmission. This engine will use the same transmission system as the first one, and we can expect fuel economy rate of 21/31 mpg (EST.). We can also expect Hybrid powertrain, new 2.5-liter 4-cylinder Dynamic Force Engine that will have CVT transmission and fuel economy of 54/50 mpg (EST.). Now, new 2018 Toyota Camry hybrid will get some changes, new Sport Mode with improved performance and simulated 6-speed sequential shift transmission.
Price and Release date
The release date of this model will be probably in the second half of next year (summer). The starting price of this vehicle will be $24.000.
2018 Toyota Camry photos