Toyota Camry Hybrid

Manufacturer Toyota
Production 2007–present
Assembly Georgetown, Kentucky
Toyota City, Japan
Class Mid-size (2007-present)
Body style(s) 4-door sedan
Engine(s) 2.4 L I4 2AZ-FXE Atkinson cycle gasoline engine
Transmission(s) Continuously variable transmission
Wheelbase 109.3 in (2776 mm)
Length 189.2 in (4806 mm)
Width 71.7 in (1821 mm)
Height 57.5 in (1461 mm)
Fuel capacity 65.1 L (17.2 U.S. gallons)

The Toyota Camry Hybrid is a hybrid version of the Camry sedan. The Toyota Camry Hybrid was introduced in May 2006 and has estimated U.S. sales of 60,000 per year, or 15 percent of total Camry sales.

The Camry Hybrid was voted 2007 Car of the Year in the Family Sedan (over $30k) category by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC).



The Toyota Camry Hybrid utilizes a four-cylinder gasoline engine, 650V electric motors with 105 kW (140 hp) and 270 N·m (199 ft·lbf) and a NiMH 245V traction battery with a maximum output of 30 kW (40 hp) to produce a peak of 192 hp (140 kW).

EPA fuel economy estimates for the 2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid are 40 MPG (City) and 38 MPG (Highway). EPA’s revised method of estimating fuel economy for 2008 and subsequent model years, which now considers the effects of air conditioning, rapid acceleration and cold temperatures, estimates 33 MPG (City) and 34 MPG (Highway).

Unique Features

In addition to the Hybrid Synergy Drive (HSD), the Toyota Camry hybrid has several features not available on non-hybrid Camry models; for example:
LED tail lights
Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management [VDIM]
Climate Control (HVAC) system which can function when ICE (internal combustion engine) is off.
"ECO" button which can limit energy consumption of the HVAC system.
Coefficient of aerodynamic drag (Cd) reducing wheel spats and underbody pans (Cd for Camry Hybrid is 0.27)
"HYBRID" emblems on front fenders and HSD emblem on the rear decklid

The majority of these features are meant to reduce energy consumption (e.g. LED lights and "ECO" button) and thereby improve fuel economy.


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