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Toyota Camry Hybrid facelift India launch quickly | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

Revealed On Jan 05, 2022 09:05:00 PM

The up to date Camry will pack in additional options and some beauty tweaks, although the two.5-litre hybrid powertrain beneath the hood will stay unchanged.

The Toyota Camry Hybrid for India is ready to get an replace within the coming days. In late 2020, Toyota had revealed a facelift for the global-spec Camry and the refreshed mannequin will “quickly” arrive in our market, as per the automaker. The 2022 Camry will sport a number of modifications to the design and the options record, with little to no mechanical modifications.

  • Camry facelift will get an up to date entrance fascia, new alloy wheels, reworked taillights
  • 8-inch touchscreen changed by a bigger 9-inch unit
  • Anticipate a slight premium over present mannequin’s Rs 41.20 lakh price ticket

2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid facelift: styling and have upgrades

Toyota launched the eighth-gen Camry in India in January 2019. Underpinned by the TNGA (Toyota New World Structure) platform, the mannequin introduced in a bolder design language for Toyota’s premium govt sedan. And the facelifted mannequin stays true to the shape.

The up to date Camry wears a reprofiled entrance bumper, with the large grille now bookended by chrome accents. There are new designs on supply for the 18-inch alloy wheels. And on the again, the LED taillights get new inserts.

The cabin is a well-recognized affair, with the largest replace being the transfer to a 9-inch touchscreen, which replaces the older 8-inch unit. Toyota says that clients may count on a snappier efficiency from the infotainment system with upgraded software program on board.

Anticipate the incoming Camry to be effectively geared up, just like the outgoing mannequin which packs in three-zone local weather management, 9-speaker JBL audio system, power-reclining rear seats, powered sunshades for the rear passengers, powered and ventilated entrance seats with a reminiscence perform for the driving force’s seat, reverse digicam, head-up show, 9 airbags and a number of different security techniques that may be anticipated from a automobile of this class.

2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid: engine-gearbox particulars

The facelifted Camry is predicted to proceed with the hybrid system of its predecessor. As such, it’ll pack in a 178hp, 2.5-litre petrol engine mated to a 120hp everlasting magnet synchronous motor, with a mixed system output of 218hp. Gearbox duties will proceed to be dealt with by a CVT gearbox.

With a hybrid system beneath the hood, the present Camry returns a claimed common of 23.27kpl, and the upcoming mannequin could be anticipated to ship the same determine. 

2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid: value expectation and rivals

The prevailing Camry Hybrid is priced at Rs 41.20 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), and the facelift will possible command a slight premium. With the Honda Accord Hybrid now not on supply, the Toyota will proceed to rival the Skoda Excellent (Rs 32.85-35.85 lakh, ex-showroom, India) in our market.

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