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2024 Toyota Camry Hybrid LE: Specs, Price & Release Date -The next generation of the Toyota Camry is scheduled to be unveiled this year. Based on accounts from around the world, we can speculate about what the next iteration of Toyota’s once-best-selling vehicle will look like.
Based on the recent changes that have been made to Toyota’s design language, this illustration was created by the digital artists who work for Kolesa.ru, and it is probably not too far off from what you can expect to see from the next generation of the Toyota Camry. 2024 Toyota Camry Hybrid LE
The rendering incorporates a number of design cues that are derived from the appearance of the most recent iteration of the Toyota Crown. This model has introduced just one year ago and has historically carried over some characteristics from the Camry.
The Crown, which is not offered in Australia, has a similar front headlight bar and massive grille, but in its current incarnation, the Crown has moved away from the conventional sedan design and moved into a higher, quasi-crossover SUV form. In addition, the Crown is not available in any other markets.
Additionally, Toyota’s 2.4-liter turbocharged gasoline hybrid ‘dual-boost’ produces 260 kilowatts of power and 550 newton-meters of torque, and it is featured in the Crown.
It is not yet known whether or not this powerplant will be implemented in the Camry; however, purchasers of the Camry in Australia can rest assured that the upcoming model of the most popular gasoline-powered vehicle in the nation will not include a V6 engine.
When sales of the six-cylinder Camry nearly reached zero in 2021, the model was discontinued as a result. Instead, the emphasis shifted towards hybrid-powered versions with four-cylinder gasoline engines becoming the standard. Expect that trend to continue for the next generation of Toyota vehicles, given the company’s emphasis on “carbon reduction” rather than an immediate transition to fully electric vehicles powered by batteries.
Given how widely used the TNGA-K architecture still is within the Toyota company, it is highly probable that it will underpin the construction of this new Toyota model.
It is possible that Toyota will consolidate the range to appeal to fleets and passenger transport buyers in order to appeal to fleets and passenger transport buyers given the declining sedan category and the falling popularity of the Camry, which dropped below 10,000 yearly sales in 2022. Given these factors, it is possible that Toyota will even make the Camry hybrid-only.
We anticipate that Toyota Safety Sense 3.0 will be included on the list of standard equipment for the 2024 Camry Hybrid. This package contains driver assistance technology such as pre-collision avoidance with pedestrian recognition, lane departure avoidance, adaptive cruise control, lane following assistance, road sign assist, and automatic high beams, among other features. It is anticipated that Toyota will also include technologies such as hands-free parking aid, parking sensors in the front and rear with automated braking, blind-spot monitoring with a rear cross-traffic warning, a 360-degree video system, and parking assistance that does not need the driver to use their hands.
We predict that the 2024 Camry Hybrid will, for the most part, be a car that places a strong emphasis on technology, much as the newest Prius does. It is possible that Toyota will provide a digital instrument cluster measuring 7.0 inches, the same size as the one seen in the Prius and the bZ4X EV. As potential additional standard equipment, a touchscreen infotainment system of eight inches in size and including wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto might be considered. It’s possible that the update will have a touchscreen measuring 12.3 inches. Satellite radio, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and an integrated version of Apple Music and Amazon Music are some of the other high-tech features that may be offered.
The following are some highlights of the standard features:
- powerplant with four cylinders and 203 horsepower
- Transmission with eight different gear ratios
- 17-inch rims and tires
- LEDs for the headlights.
- driver’s bench with electric motorized adjustments
- Dual-zone automatic temperature management
- 7-inch interactive information and entertainment system
- back seats that open up in a 60/40 divide
- The combination of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for mobile devices
The following driving assistance technologies are included in the standard equipment of every Camry:
- Prevention of head-on collisions in the front (warns you of an impending collision and applies the brakes in certain scenarios)
- Lane maintaining assistance (steers the Camry back into its lane if it begins to drift over the lane marker)
- Adaptive motion control (maintains a driver-set distance between the Camry and the car in front)
- Headlights with automatic high-beam functionality
- Recognizing road signs and markings
We believe that the future Camry might benefit from the Prius’s hybrid powertrain, particularly since the Prius has far more power than it did in the past. Front-wheel-drive variants have a combined output of 194 horsepower thanks to the combination of a four-cylinder engine with a displacement of 2.0 liters and a naturally aspirated powertrain. All-wheel-drive models have an extra electric motor installed, bringing the total output up to 196 horsepower. In addition, Toyota might improve upon the current Camry Hybrid’s system, which consists of a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric motor and delivers slightly over 200 horsepower to the wheels. In terms of fuel economy, the present version of the Camry Hybrid achieves up to 51/53 mpg, and we anticipate that Toyota will make an effort to achieve even better numbers with the next-generation vehicle.
It is possible that Toyota will be able to fit the highest-output hybrid configuration inside the Crown. This configuration has a 2.4-liter turbocharged inline-four engine, an electric motor, and a six-speed automated gearbox. This system is capable of producing a total of 340 horsepower, which is in excess of what is required for a midsize car in this category.
The new Prius Prime has some impressive power. This version of Toyota’s plug-in hybrid hatchback, which has a net output of 220 horsepower, is almost certainly going to be the fastest one yet. We might see a case for Toyota putting this powerplant, or even the 302-horsepower all-wheel-drive system and battery configuration seen in the RAV4 Prime, into the Camry, which is a midsize sedan. In any event, Toyota has the plug-and-play componentry necessary to make a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) version of the Camry Prime an obvious choice for the portfolio of midsize sedans.
Release Date and Price
If the new Camry does not make its premiere until after the middle of 2023, it will not arrive in Australia until sometime during the first half of 2024 at the earliest. When that occurs, you can anticipate that its beginning price will move higher than its present level of $39,990.