2016 Toyota Camry: Value Plus Quality Equals Win

For several decades and across generations the Toyota Camry has been our favorite car for a long time.  The Camry has been the best-selling car in America for a long time because it does offer the quality and value that we love and has always brought us what we have asked for.  The Camry has even gone from being just a sedan styled car to one that offers actual style and definition for us to enjoy.  With a Qi wireless charging pad inside you can stay well connected in your Camry and enjoy the value this car certainly offers.

When you look at the Camry you know you are getting a value, but are price right to protect this value?  The Camry starts it life around $24,000 at the base model but the fully loaded XLE or XSE V6 model could be at a price that comes close to $35,000.  This pricing is in the middle of the class and certainly speaks to a reasonable price and as the car that protects its value better than the rest of the class the Camry makes a fantastic choice and the strong sales that have been present for its time you know we have figured this out.

On the inside of the Camry you will be able to find some upgrades to the materials, the design and the technology of the car.  In a cheating form of sorts, the Camry took some cues from the Lexus lineup to bring you an interior that is close to luxury without increasing the price beyond an affordable point.  The space inside is generous inside to ensure you and all your passengers have plenty of space to enjoy the ride along any road.  This is a lineup that is full of great features even at the base model.

Speaking of those features, the base offering for the Camry shows up with the Entune infotainment system with a touch screen display, USB connectivity, a rearview camera, Bluetooth phone and audio, a 60/40 split folding rear seat, a 2 year/25,000 mile warranty that also includes roadside assistance and some great safety features including ten airbags.  All this makes the base Camry one you can certainly enjoy and drive with confidence.  Even at this base model you will be able to enjoy a great drive and have the right features you want in the car, but if you want more, look to the optional features and higher trim levels.

This optional equipment come in with plenty of great features including a moonroof, leather upholstery, keyless entry and starting, wireless phone charging, and the Entune infotainment system.  The higher trims of the Camry off the collision warning system with emergency braking with will apply the brakes if the car senses a collision.  The Camry also offers a full menu of driver assistance features such as the lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, automatic high beams and even the stolen vehicle locator to find your Camry if it get stolen.

One of the most important parts of any vehicle for most of us is the engine.  What’s under the hood?  In the Camry there are three engine possibilities in order to give you a car that offers more than enough choices for you to enjoy.  At the base model you will find a 2.5-liter inline-four cylinder engine that gives you 178 horsepower and 170 lb.-ft. of torque while bringing a fuel mileage of 25 city/35 hwy mpg when using the six-speed automatic transmission which is found across the lineup of this car.

The second engine used is a 3.5-liter V6 which is available on the higher trim levels. This engine brings you 268 horsepower and 348 lb.-ft. of torque with a fuel mileage of 21 city/31 hwy mpg.  There is even a hybrid variations which is powered by a 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine plus and electric hybrid motor.  This setup brings you a 200 horsepower combination and the fuel mileage of 43 city/39 hwy for the LE model and 40 city/38 hwy mpg for the SE and XLE hybrid versions.  With these three engines you can enjoy the driving you want from the right engine that delivers for you.

Every year we expect all cars to offer us something new.  The Camry does offer some new stuff including a youthful look and plenty of great features.  For 2016 a new Special Edition of the car is being offered with will give you two unique paint choices to select from.  With this trim there are smoked taillights, 18-inch alloy wheels added to give even better looks to the car.  The XLE and XSE are upgraded to add the seven-inch audio display screen to give you a more enjoyable connectivity inside the car for everyone to be entertained.

On the outside the Camry is the most stylish it’s ever been.  Why not have our favorite sedans be one that looks amazing and offers genuine good looks?  The front end is sculpted and detailed with attractive lines and narrow headlights to give the car a stylish appearance.  The shape is smooth and sleek with flowing surfaces and appealing elements that make this one of the most attractive Camrys we have ever seen.  Set on an amazing set of great wheels this car will catch a lot of eyes on any road whether you love the Camry or not you certainly will turn and look when one drives past.

The Camry enjoys the benefit of some suspension upgrades that were put in place last year to give you a smooth and enjoyable ride.  With direct and dynamic steering and an enthusiastic drivetrain this car gives you more fun from behind the wheel than you would ever expect.  There are many reasons why the Camry has been the best-selling car on the road today.  So many have their reason for buying the Camry, all of which point to a great car that offers an enormous package of fun and exciting features that lead to the overall value, class, sophistication, and reliability of the car.

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