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2024 Toyota Camry Hybrid SE: Specs, Range, & Price – The Toyota Camry, which has been the best-selling midrange vehicle in the United States for the past 21 years, will enter the ninth generation after undergoing a complete makeover. It will continue to be sold as a hybrid vehicle, possibly alongside additional versions of the model. It is anticipated that the next-generation Toyota Camry Hybrid will feature substantial improvements across the board. Here is everything that we know about the forthcoming hybrid vehicle, which is expected to arrive at U.S. retailers as either the 2024 or the 2025 series of the Toyota Camry. 2024 Toyota Camry Hybrid SE
It’s possible that the next-generation Toyota Camry Hybrid will have a body that’s been redesigned to be more streamlined. That’s the recipe for current low-floor Toyotas like the 2023 Toyota Prius, 2023 Toyota Prius Prime, and 2023 Toyota Crown, which we’ve seen before.
When compared to the current model, which has an angular and rectangular appearance, the next-generation Camry Hybrid may have a front end that resembles a hammerhead shark and a back end that has a seamless transition to the rear along with a curving roofline and a fluidic silhouette. We have developed an image depicting what it might look like if it were designed in this manner. It is important to keep in mind that test prototypes have not yet been seen on the road and that our depiction is strictly hypothetical and is based on recent designs produced by Toyota.
The next-generation Toyota Camry Hybrid that we have rendered (shown above) has a more animated personality, with a front end that appears both expressive and technological. The LED headlights have a thin, C-shaped design and are equipped with double-dash daytime running lights positioned above quad low- and high-beam lights. In the middle of the upper grille, which is located between the primary lights of the headlights, there is a sensor that is incorporated into the Toyota Safety Sense system. The air barrier is more pointed, shorter, and broader than it was before, and it also has a metal screen. The purpose of the vertical side air inlets is solely ornamental, and they feature double horizontal fins to give the front end a more aggressive appearance.
Including the following among its sporting details and additional features:
- Unique external detailing
- 18-inch tires and wheels
- Upholstery made of synthetic leather
- a steering column upholstered in leather and fitted with toggle controls
- a suspension tailored for sport
- Automatic climate control
When it comes to the cabin, we all know that Toyota places a higher priority on aesthetics than practicality and favors gradual improvements across model generations. As a result, you shouldn’t expect it to follow models from Europe or South Korea in having uncommon features like a steering wheel with two spokes or a temperature control screen that can be controlled by touching it. The Japanese car manufacturer is in no rush to embrace simplicity and does not believe in creating the illusion of opulence through deception.
The next generation of the Toyota Camry Hybrid ought to come standard with the 8- and 12.3-inch Toyota Audio Multimedia touchscreen entertainment systems as opposed to the 7- and 9-inch Toyota Audio and Toyota Audio Plus touch-screen infotainment systems, respectively. The Toyota Audio Multimedia system was developed in the United States, and it features cordless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, dual Bluetooth compatibility, Drive Connect Cloud Navigation (cloud navigation), over-the-air (OTA) update functionality, and a new speech assistant that responds to “Hey, Hi, Hello, Okay Toyota” commands.
Standard equipment on the next-generation Toyota Camry should include the brand-new Toyota Safety Sense 3.0 (TSS 3.0), which should replace the Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+ (TSS 2.5+) found on the previous vehicle. The more recent ADAS package incorporates enhancements that were only made feasible by the use of instruments with improved recognition capabilities.
TSS 3.0 introduces a new feature called Proactive Driving Assist. This feature supports controlling the distance between a preceding vehicle, pedestrian, or bicyclist and allows for gradual deceleration into corners. It also works in conjunction with automatic handling to provide this support. It does not serve as a substitute for the Pre-Collision System, and it can be activated in a variety of circumstances.
Other features of TSS 3.0 include a Pre-Collision System with an improved Pedestrian Detection function, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist that provides improved lane recognition, Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control with an additional, fourth distance setting, Lane Tracing Assist with improved lane recognition and a newly added ‘Emergency Driving Stop’ system, and Road Sign Assist with expanded sign detection capabilities.
We anticipate that the next-generation Toyota Camry will come standard not only with TSS 3.0 but also with a Panoramic View Monitor (a camera system with a field of view of 360 degrees), a Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Front and Rear Parking Assist with Automatic Braking.
It is possible that the next-generation Toyota Camry Hybrid will be available with not one, but two series-parallel hybrid powertrains: an improved version of the THS-II powered by a 2.5-liter engine, and a brand-new version of the Hybrid Max powered by a 2.4-liter supercharged engine. Customers who usually go for the more powerful 3.5-liter V6 engine in their Camry will probably find that the latter meets their requirements. There have been whispers that the brand-new Hybrid Max system might be available in two distinct variants: one that generates approximately 265 horsepower, and another that generates approximately 335 horsepower.
It is possible that the next-generation Toyota Camry Hybrid will be available in as many as three distinct configurations, each offering up to approximately 335 horsepower. The image was provided by Toyota. A plug-in hybrid version of the Toyota Camry is a possibility for the first time ever, making it part of the Camry lineup. There is a theory going around that Toyota may use the plug-in hybrid system that gives the RAV4 Prime its 302 horsepower. This system combines a 2.5-liter engine with two electric engines, one at the front and one at the back.
Release Date and Price
According to a report that was published in an Australian publication on February 23, 2023, the next-generation Toyota Camry will begin arriving in dealerships in other countries around the middle of 2024. We have reason to believe that this schedule does not apply to the United States, which is generally among the first countries to receive any new generation of the Camry. Later on this year, we should have more information regarding whether Toyota intends to introduce the next generation of the Camry in the United States as a 2024 or 2025 model.
It is anticipated that the base price of the next-generation Camry in the United States will begin at just under 30,000 USD. In addition to the standard LE and XLE customization levels, Toyota may also offer it in the more athletic SE, XSE, and TRD trim levels.