A covered storage bin in the fold-down center rear armrest doubles as cup holders for rear passengers. The bumper wraps around the back end, capping the corners beneath the taillights and sweeping into a soft, horizontal indentation that, on the V6-equipped models, finishes in cutouts for the chrome-tipped dual exhausts. That sedan shootout of ours I mentioned earlier? In the new side pole test, which doesn't yet figure into the Camry's overall rating, the 2011 Camry achieved just two stars. The Toyota Camry and Camry Hybrid get just three stars overall from the federal government, with three-star ratings in both frontal and side crash categories. That's more than V6 Camrys offered just a few years ago. Engineers focused on making the underbody as flat as possible to smooth airflow under the car and reduce noise. They are also incredibly comfortable, even on long drives.
The four-cylinder engine has plenty of power for most types of driving, but the V-6 is the choice for those who often travel with a full load or need strong high-speed passing ability. That's only because the answer has been the same for so long. A Camry Hybrid model is also offered; it combines a 147-hp, 2. While this information is specific to vehicle make, model, model year and body type, your personal information is not taken into consideration and could greatly alter the actual premium quoted by an insurer. That said, the Camry does come with a very impressive set of safety features, including electronic stability control, anti-lock brakes, side-curtain airbags, and a driver-side knee airbag.
It makes for an engaging driving experience. If it's on, and if the shift lever will slide into gear, then the Hybrid is ready to go, even if the engine isn't running. The 2011 Toyota Camry has a very roomy interior, with plenty of legroom in back for most adults and enough space for five. Inside, the design remains a little understated and conservative yet upscale—although somewhat drab materials let the execution down. A Camry Hybrid model is also offered; it combines a 147-hp, 2. As sensible as it may be, the Camry does come with a price premium. Hold the Excitement Assessed as a device with which to satisfy your inner Sebastian Vettel, the new Camry is pretty similar to its predecessor, which is to say essentially bland.
Slack steering is one thing, but coming to a stop is as vital a driver input as there is. On the Camry, they draw attention to the expanse of sheet metal between them, and instead whisper sedate. Controls are intuitive, not needlessly complex. Toyota has done a great job with storage cubbies and bins as well, with plenty of space for small electronics, but cargo space is arguably a step behind that of some rivals, due to a relatively small capacity and hinges that can crush what's inside. As sensible as it may be, the Camry does come with a price premium. The way to tell is to look for the Ready light next to the speedometer. Camry in the Market For years, the Toyota Camry has been the champion in the market when it comes to sales.
Background image courtesy of Thibaut Nagorny, via unsplash. Four-cylinder Camry models come with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission, while the V-6 comes only with the automatic. Manufacturer Info Sources: 800-468-6968 -. That sedan shootout of ours I mentioned earlier? The Toyota Camry finished a very respectable second place against seven of those newcomers. Where such speeds permitted by, bar to the front tires rear tires, never exceed maximum cold tire, you must only use unleaded gasoline your vehicle. The 2011 Toyota Camry delivers on its value proposition, at least in the lower trim levels. The front leather seats in my test car are incredibly wide — the widest I can recall in a car this size.
It's among the best-endowed midsize sedans engine-wise available, and the enthusiast can't fault it for its intended acceleration time: an estimated 6. The Camry got a very minor facelift last year but carries into 2011 mostly unchanged since the current seventh generation's debut in 2007. Considering the extra weight of the Camry, it delivers performance that's about on par with the four-cylinder Camry models, but with even better fuel economy. When it's started, and sometimes even when you press the accelerator, the gas engine does not immediately fire, so you won't hear it or feel its slight hum of vibration. And folks keep buying it, year after year.
The Toyota Camry earned the top score, Good, in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's frontal and side crash tests, as well as the roof-strength test, but managed only a Marginal score in rear crashes, preventing it from earning a Top Safety Pick designation. Even after dramatic recalls in the past two years, the car still tops sales charts. Interior As the Toyota Camry platform ages, the interior has held up pretty well against the competition. Its 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 2. The cabin offers lots of usable cubbies for storing things. Factors that will affect your rate include your age, marital status, credit history, driving record, and the garaging address of your vehicle. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1447 kg.
You can check a vehicle's build date on a label affixed to the driver-side doorjamb. The Toyota Camry might be the longtime best-seller among mid-size sedans, but most would argue that it didn't get there with its looks. Yet wind and road noise are audible. Where does that leave the Camry? That means the other switches in the cluster, including the locks and mirrors, must be located by touch when it's dark, rather than by sight. The Camry Hybrid is one of the most fuel-efficient mid-size vehicles available. The four-cylinder engine has plenty of power for most types of driving, but the V-6 is the choice for those who often travel with a full load or need strong high-speed passing ability. Show full review The Toyota Camry is spacious, comfortable, packs a powerful V-6 and a silky smooth six-speed transmission.
The Camry now stands as one of the most conservative-looking sedan profiles, but Toyota made an effort last year, giving it a slightly dressed-up look with a new grille, front bumper, and restyled tail lamps. The Camry Hybrid takes an even bigger hit, losing 4. The Camry seats five in comfort yet it's relatively compact and easy to park. N Fuel tank opening unleaded gasoline, to help prevent incorrect fueling, your Toyota has a fuel tank opening that, only accommodates the special nozzle unleaded fuel pumps, l You may occasionally notice light knocking for a short time while accelerating or driving uphill. Clutch engagement is smooth and easily managed. Even after dramatic recalls in the past two years, the car still tops sales charts.
By Zach Bowman For those who suffer a daily commute through heavy traffic, your vehicle's braking system can bring thousands of pounds of metal, plastic and empty Starbucks cups to a stop hundreds of times before you get to work. The Camry got a very minor facelift last year but carries into 2011 mostly unchanged since the current seventh generation's debut in 2007. Glass Breakage Sensor This is the estimated average annual insurance premium being charged in your state. While the outside has been touched with a splash of pizzazz, the inside has been brushed with shades of elegance. Considering the extra weight of the Camry, it delivers performance that's about on par with the four-cylinder Camry models, but with even better fuel economy. It goes without saying that these pieces wear out, but they do so slowly, meaning you may not notice they need attention until. The electric motor augments the gas engine's performance and captures energy that would otherwise be wasted as the car slows and brakes, so it can reduce fuel consumption substantially.