Sedans may not be winning popularity contests against crossovers right now, but if you know you prefer a sedan, the Toyota Camry ought to be one of the first models on your mind. The availability of hybrid trims, sleek design, classic Toyota reliability, and high-tech features combine to make the Toyota Camry a great option for anyone.
Many hybrids are stuck in the hatchback body style, but the Camry offers hybrid fuel efficiency in the midsize sedan class, inviting a wider range of shoppers into the hybrid lifestyle. Even if you won’t consider buying a hybrid, you can still buy a traditional gasoline-powered Camry. The vehicle comes in a total of 12 trims when you count both hybrid and gasoline powertrains. Otherwise, the breakdown comes to 8 gasoline Camry models and 4 hybrid Camry models. Each trim is mentioned in the table below with two highlights alongside each.
|LE (Hybrid Available)||17-Inch Alloy Wheels||Integrated Backup Camera|
|SE (Hybrid Available)||Sport SofTex®-Trimmed Front Seats with Fabric Inserts||18-Inch Black Machined-Finish Alloy Wheels|
|SE Nightshade Edition||Black Mirror Caps, Door Handles, Window Trim and Badging||Black Front Grille with Sport Mesh Insert|
|XLE (Hybrid Available)||Leather-Trimmed Multi-Stage Heated Front Seats||Audio Plus System with 9-Inch Touchscreen and 6 Speakers|
|XSE (Hybrid Available)||Sport-Tuned Suspension||Dual Exhaust with Quad Chrome Tips|
|TRD||19-Inch TRD Matte-Black Alloy Wheels||3.5L V6 DOHC Engine|
|XLE V6||Panoramic Glass Roof with Front Power Tilt/Slide Moonroof||JBL® Premium Brand Sound System|
|XSE V6||10-Inch Color Head-Up Display||Dual Exhaust with Quad Chrome Tips|
If you are on the fence about buying a hybrid, you might as well use the 2021 Toyota Camry as an opportunity to test the technology out. Hybrids have come a long way in the last decade, and more developments are bound to come soon as well. Still, the gasoline models, especially the TRD, XLE V6, and XSE V6 models are fantastic vehicles with a drive experience that you might be more comfortable with.
If you would rather aim for the middle of the road, check out the XLE or XSE. Choose the XLE to stay on the cost-effective side and go for the XSE to reward yourself with a sportier sedan. If your Camry will be the go-to vehicle for a family, consider the XLE V6 for its added engine power and interior features. If all you need is a reliable commuter car, you can’t go wrong with the XLE or XLE Hybrid.