The Toyota Camry is moderate priced, reliable, inoffensive family sedan car. The American public continues to buy the Camry in droves. The Japanese family sedan car has held the heading of America’s best-selling automobile for many years now and looks to crown for 2016 year as well.
Toyota gives its consumers the possibility to excavation the Camry’s 2.5-liter four-cylinder base motor for a small more atmosphere politeness of an influential 3.5-liter V-6, which energy our 2017 Toyota Camry XSE experiment automobile. Along with the luxury oriented Camry XLE, the XSE is just one of two Camry versions accessible with Toyota’s bent-six. Commencing at $32,235, the V-6 version is a $5060 enhance over the 2.5-liter XSE version and also gets LED headlights, a proximity key with push-button commence, an energy roof, energy and heated front rooms, dual-zone auto climate regulate and a 7.0-inch touchscreen multimedia system.
As try-out illustration of $34,195 connected to our experiment automobile also included the $750 Advanced Technology collection includes automated emergency braking, auto high-beam lights, lane departure alert and adaptive cruise regulate, which also requires a JBL audio system with navigation system for $710 and blind spot observing with rear cross-traffic alert for $500. Armed with 268 horsepower and 248 lb-ft of torque, the Camry’s V-6 is resolute, yet it makes less energy and force than six-cylinder oppositions from Ford, Honda and Volkswagen. We’ve saved a 5.8 second zero-to-60-mph moment for an akin 2015 Camry XSE V-6, which puts it in association with the Honda Accord V-6 5.8 seconds and the Volkswagen Passat V-6 5.7 seconds. All three vehicles are naturally removed and front-wheel steer, but our 2017 version needed 6.1 seconds to do the deed. That’s still fast, but it’s a full second behind the 325-hp, twin-turbo all-wheel-steer Ford Fusion Sport.
While the Camry V-6 may not be the fast family sedan car accessible, it’s abundance energetic for real-world driving. Acknowledgments to a relatively sophisticated restrain weight, 3478-pound experiment instance measured 650 pounds less than the Ford Fusion Sport and a six-speed auto transmission that’s fairly anxious to blow down, the Camry killed our 50-to-70-mph in 3.9 seconds, 0.3 second fast than the Honda Accord and 0.1 second fast than the Volkswagen Passat.
Evaluated at 21 mpg municipality and 30 mpg freeway, the Toyota returned 25 mpg general, which is 1 mpg good than the EPA’s combined evaluating. The Camry also killed its EPA freeway illustration with a 35-mpg run on our 200-mile, 75-mph freeway zigzag, an accomplishment that’s as much an approval to the Camry’s well-tuned powertrain as it is to the automobile’s 0.28 resistance constant. covering around XSE exact 10-spoke, 18-inch wheels, our experiment sedan car’s Bridgestone Turanza EL400-02 all-season tires also assisted fuel system but did not make much in the route of adust grasping. Around the skidpad the Camry uttered mercilessly to the music of 0.79 g, a surprisingly debased illustration given that the XSE is the Camry Sport trim stage and is met with immobile mixture parts, more fixing and battleful body.
An immobile steer and insensible, dense riding further increased to our personal disappointments. What’s more, a 70-mph-to-zero stopping spacing of 189 feet didn’t just trail oppositions such as the Ford Fusion Sport 178 feet, the Honda Accord V-6 176 feet and the Volkswagen Passat V-6 170 feet, it also followed behind the 187-foot spacing we saved from a 1279-pound-heavier Toyota 4Runner.
The XSE also has the tasteless but attention-getting standards that act to reinforce the Camry’s properity. A debased beltline provides great outward perceptibility from behind the three-spoke riding wheel, while an ergonomic if overstyled dashboard includes a quality inductive charging pad for accordant smartphones, an amount of heavy retention retreats and easy-to-use HVAC and transmissions commands. Rooms and door sheets partially covered in faux leather, it also has a set of riding wheel mounted bat stagehands like those in the lower-stage Camry SE. The stalk is quite commodious and the back seat is among the huge in the mid size sedan car segment.
The 2017 Toyota Camry XSE V-6 is touched by an amount of equally able and more acting alternatives than Bud Light Lime and brings some goodies in the Camry’s lineup.