Toyota has officially unveiled the 2012 Camry.
On the styling front, the model has a familiar design with sharper lines and angular headlights. More notably, the SE variant is distinguished by an aerodynamic body kit, a three-spoke steering wheel (with paddle shifters) and metallic trim.
Inside, the cabin has a new dashboard, redesigned seats, Bluetooth/USB connectivity and a 6.1-inch Entune infotainment system. Options include the usual suspects as well as a back-up camera, GPS navigation and a JBL audio system.
Under the hood, three engines are available. The entry-level 2.5-liter four-cylinder produces 178 hp (133 kW / 180 PS) and 170 lb-ft (230 Nm) of torque. It enables the model to have an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 25 mpg city / 35 mpg highway.
Moving up to the 3.5-liter V6 rewards drivers with 268 hp (200 kW / 272 PS) and 248 lb-ft (336 Nm) of torque. Sadly, the added power comes at a cost as the fuel economy dips to an estimated 21 mpg city / 30 mpg highway.
Last but not least, the hybrid has a 156 hp (116 kW / 158 PS) 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and a 141 hp (105 kW / 143 PS) electric motor. This setup enables the car to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 7.6 seconds and return an estimated 43 mph city / 39 mpg highway.
The 2012 Toyota Camry will start arriving at dealerships in October and U.S. pricing starts at $21,955.
Check out the press release for additional information