The Camry is a worldwide selling sedan, constructed by Toyota, the renowned car manufacturer in Japan. The model was first introduced to the market in 1982, spanning manifold generations. At first, the model had a compact car size, but later, its size was increased and it came under the category of the medium-sized cars. Since the introduction of the wide-bodied models, the Camry has been second best-selling world sedan just behind the Corolla. Now, the current Camry will be redesigned for the model year 2017 with the latest features and powerful engines according to the needs of the modern day buyers.
The five-passenger all-new 2017 Toyota Camry is expected to be aggressive and convincing in the midsize car sector by means of its cabin quality and improved handling. The 2017 model will be released with five different models that include the base model LE, midsize models SE, XSE, and the newly added Special Edition and the higher end model, the XLE. One great news for buyers, all additional standard features will not be extra charged, smart more from Toyota.
2017 Toyota Camry Changes
Most of the external features of the all-new Toyota Camry 2017 are analogous to those from two years ago, but each trim comes equipped with additional different external features. Accordingly,
The base model LE comes equipped with standard external features, such as heated external mirrors, automatic headlamps, and a set of 16-inch steel wheels and goes also on 16-incches aluminum wheels(optional). The SE model comes with all the standard equipment of LE, plus a sport external styling with sports suspension, and a set of 17-inch alloy wheels. However, both LE and SE models will be offered with a sunroof as an option.
The newly included Special Edition model comes with a sunroof, smoked taillights, and a set of 18-inch alloy wheels as standard.
The XSE model comes with LED daytime running lights, and a sport-tuned suspension system as standard.
Both SE and XSE models will be offered with the optional Convenience bundle that includes an automatic back view mirror.
The 2017 Toyota Camry XLE and XSE models are outfitted similarly, but they come with additional features, such as a comfort-focused suspension system, athletic-styling external elements, and a set of 17-inch alloy wheels.
The 2017 model Camry comes with eight arresting body colors that include:
Celestial Silver Metallic.
Predawn Gray Mica.
Blue Streak Metallic.
Midnight Black Metallic.
Ruby Flare Pearl.
Creme Brulee Mica.
The new model Camry comes with the external dimension of 190.9 inches in length, 71.7 inches in width, and 57.9 inches in height. The wheelbase length and the curb weight of the vehicle would be 109.3 inches and 3484 pounds (approx 1584 kg).
2017 Toyota Camry Interior
Similar to the new body, the interior styling of the next generation Toyota Camry 2017 will be more or less similar to that of the current Camry. However, there may some tweaks and an addition of latest equipment in all models. Accordingly,
The LE model comes equipped with standard internal features, such as:
Keyless start and entry.
60:40-split folding back seatbacks.
6.1-inch touch-screen display.
Eight-way power seat for the driver.
Sound system with six speakers.
Siri Eyes Free.
Bluetooth auditory and telephone connectivity.
Auxiliary audio jack.
USB or iPod interface.
The SE model comes with all the standard internal features of LE, plus the steering wheel with leather, a 4.2-inch touch-screen display, and an artificial and cloth-leather upholstery.
Furthermore, both LE and SE models will be offered with the optional features, such as satellite and HD radio, an improved seven-inch infotainment system, and an Entune Audio Plus package.
Buyers would get the newly added Special Edition model with exceptional gauges, keyless start/entry, contrast stitching, Qi wireless charging, hands-free trunk opening, and blue interior trim as standard.
Both SE and XSE models will be offered with the optional Convenience bundle that includes keyless ignition, remote start, and hands-free trunk opening.
2017 Toyota Camry Interior
Both the XLE and XSE trims are outfitted similarly, but they get couples of more features, such as complete leather interior and athletic styling elements.
The 2017 model Camry comes with the passenger space of 101 cubic feet and a cargo space of 15.4 cubic feet.
For the model year 2017, Toyota offers its new Camry a range of stronger powertrains to attract more customers, both the existing and the prospective buyers. This allows buyers to choose their preferred model that best fits their power needs.
All four trim of the 2017 Camry gets a four-cylinder powertrain with the displacement of 2.5 liters as standard. This engine is finely tuned to generate the maximum power of the models that comes with 178 horsepower @ 6.000 rpm and the highest twist of 170 lbs per foot @ 4.100 rpm. The new vehicle gets a front-wheel drive pattern as standard. Regarding fuel economy, the base model offers the mileage of 24 mpg when it is driven within the city limits and the mileage of 33 mpg when it is driven on highways. The combined mileage offered by the base model will be 27 mpg.
Buyers who would like to have more power and torque can opt for the LE model that comes equipped with a V6 power plant with the displacement of 3.5 liters. This power unit generates the required additional power of 286 horsepower and the supplementary twist of 248 lbs per foot. Through this power unit, the LE model offers the mileage of 21 mpg when it is driven within the city limits and the mileage of 30 mpg when it is driven on highways. The combined mileage offered by the base model will be 24 mpg.
The 2017 Toyota Camry hybrid will also get Atkinson cycle engine with the capacity of 2.5 liters I-4. This will generate the maximum power output of approximately 200 horsepower with “help” of electric motor. Through this power unit, the new model Camry offers the mileage of 43 mpg when it is driven within the city limits and the mileage of 39 mpg when it is driven on highways. The combined mileage offered by the base model will be 41 mpg.
The new V6 Camry accelerates to a speed of 60 mph from the start in 5.8 seconds and gets the top speed of 126 mph.
All power units will be paired with a six-velocity manual gearbox or with a continuously variable transmission gearbox.
Base price and the date of release
The expected release date of the 2017 Camry will be during the second part of 2016. Regarding new Toyota Camry 2017 prices, the initial MSRP price of the vehicles will range from:
1. $24,970 for LE,
2. $26,580 for SE,
3. $29,025 for XSE,
4. $31,805 for XLE
5. $35,495 for XSE V6
6. $36,520 for XLE V6.