2025 Toyota Camry goes all-hybrid, with AWD traction on faucet

Toyota says its bestselling Camry midsize sedan will go all-hybrid for the 2025 mannequin 12 months.

Making the Camry all-hybrid is a giant transfer. Alongside shifting preferences towards SUVs and pickups, the Camry has stored its crown because the bestselling automobile within the U.S. for many years. The change says a lot about Toyota’s stage of confidence in its hybrid system and the position it serves to play within the instant future. 

Proper now, the outgoing Toyota Camry holds tight to mass-market hooks. It’s been the final reasonably priced midsize sedan to supply a V-6 engine, so the transfer marks an particularly abrupt change. However with this redesign, you will get the brand new 2025 Toyota Camry hybrid with all-wheel drive for the primary time. 

2025 Toyota Camry

2025 Toyota Camry

Within the 2025 Camry, Toyota installs the fifth-generation model of its planetary-gear-configured hybrid system, termed THS 5, combining a 2.5-liter inline-4 engine with twin electrical motors, altogether making 225 hp. All-wheel drive is achieved on some Camry fashions by including a 3rd motor to energy the rear wheels, as Toyota does in variations of the Prius, Corolla, and plenty of different fashions within the lineup. 

Toyota offers no trace but at what the EPA gasoline financial system would possibly but be for the 2025 Camry, however it might want to land close to the Honda Accord Hybrid at as much as 48 mpg mixed and the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid at as much as 52 mpg mixed. The present 2024 Toyota Camry Hybrid earns 52 mpg mixed. Nevertheless it’s secure to imagine that the Camry will nonetheless embrace a variety of drive modes, together with an mpg-boosting Eco mode.

2025 Toyota Camry

2025 Toyota Camry

2025 Toyota Camry

2025 Toyota Camry

2025 Toyota Camry

2025 Toyota Camry

Toyota claims the brand new sedan has a sleeker, extra athletic look, and in the event you restrict the body to the entrance finish, that might be the impression. A thinner, extra horizontal orientation offers the entrance a clear forefront and a wider look, with skinny LED lights accenting the impression. Contemplating the entire of the car, nevertheless, a lot of the profile, in addition to the facet sculpting, seem very near carry-over even when they’re not, primarily based on pictures provided by Toyota. 

The 2025 Toyota Camry hybrid will probably be supplied in 4 totally different trim ranges. Base LE variations will get dual-zone local weather management, rear vents, a wise key system, bi-LED projector headlights, a 7.0-inch gauge cluster, and an 8.0-inch touchscreen interface with wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, plus wi-fi telephone charging, and 5 USB ports. Mid-range SE variations will get 18-inch alloy wheels (up from 16-inch alloys on the bottom mannequin), faux-suede seats, a leather-trimmed steering wheel, an influence driver seat, aluminum sport pedals, a rear spoiler, dual-tip exhausts, and a blacked-out grille. 

2025 Toyota Camry

2025 Toyota Camry

Camry XLE fashions add microfiber upholstery, ambient lighting, and machine-finished 18-inch alloys, whereas Camry XSE variations slot above the SE (and the entire lineup) with a sport mesh grille, black rear spoiler, and rear diffuser, plus leather-based seats and 19-inch black-and-gray-finished alloys. 

Each XLE and XSE variations get entrance acoustic laminated glass, a leather-trimmed heated steering wheel, heated entrance seats, ambient lighting, a 12.3-inch absolutely digital gauge cluster, and a 12.3-inch infotainment display screen. Inside, the XSE will be had with perforated blue or crimson supplies, and XLE variations have a quilted sample to a few of their inside trim. A panoramic sunroof and head-up show are among the many choices on XLE and XSE variations, and a few variations within the lineup will get nine-speaker JBL audio.

All 2025 Camry fashions will embrace blind-spot displays with a rear cross-traffic alert system, as a part of an enhanced package deal of active-safety options that already consists of computerized emergency braking and eight airbags. XLE and XSE Camry hybrid fashions embrace a traffic-jam and entrance cross-traffic system, surround-view digicam system, and entrance and rear parking sensors. 

Toyota says it’s modified the form and density of the seat cushions within the 2025 Camry hybrid—with better cushion size. It additionally claims to have reengineered the braking system and suspension for “balanced dealing with and luxury.” The Camry’s suspension continues to incorporate struts in entrance and a multilink structure in again, with a sport-tuned model within the SE and XSE.

2025 Toyota Camry

2025 Toyota Camry

The Camry hasn’t obtained a full redesign because the 2018 mannequin 12 months. This redesigned Camry has a brand new entrance finish and revamped powertrains, however it doesn’t seem that all the car is totally new fairly in the identical means as Camrys previous. Inexperienced Automobile Studies will replace this piece as we will to get a better stage of element on what’s new beneath the floor. 

Toyota has been progressively delivering on a promise first made about 20 years in the past, to unfold its hybrid expertise far and huge in its lineup. Whereas pricing could be the figuring out issue on whether or not this sedan can maintain its gross sales crown, so will questions on how rapidly Individuals shift to plug-in fashions. Right here, it seems to be a part of Toyota’s guess on a slower shift to EVs, all whereas gasoline mileage is certainly front-of-mind. 

The 2025 Toyota Camry will stay U.S.-built and is because of arrive at dealerships in spring 2024.