2017 Toyota Camry Review: Comfortable, Easy to Use, and Sophisticated

Jan 10, 2017 06:50 AM EST | BC Tabotabo

The Toyota Camry is a classic mid-size sedan. It is perfect for everyday use as an executive or family car. It is classy and sleek and still a regular head turner.

Pros and Features. The sedan has a comfortable and spacious interior. All of its seats are roomy and luxurious to sit on. The car's outward visibility is better than average.

The Toyota Camry comes in a diverse range of models highlighting both luxury and sporty characteristics. The car's interior controls are easy to read and operate.

Cons. The Camry does not have a lot of power. A manual transmission is also unavailable, although it is surprisingly fuel efficient.

What's New? The Camry has added models for the 2017 model. It also has an upgraded infotainment system and a wireless device charging pad.

Models. The 2017 Toyota Camry comes in four models: LE, SE, XSE, and XLE. All models have a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that is capable of 178 horsepower and 170 lb-ft torque. All four models have a six-speed automatic transmission driving front-wheel drive.

The LE comes with 16-inche wheels, automatic headlights, and a sunroof. It also has heated mirrors, a keyless remote entry, power front seats, and a rearview camera. The SE has all the same features plus 17-inch alloy wheels, sport-tuned suspension, and other upgrades.

The XSE model has the complete works. It has 18-inch wheels, LED running lines, smartphone app navigation system, and other tech upgrades. The XLE adds keyless entry and ignition.

Pricing. The Basic LE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 6A) has an MSRP of $25,805. The Well-Equipped SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 6A) has an MSRP of $26,300. The Fully Loaded XLE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 6A) has an MSRP of $29,340. An upgrade to a V6 engine will cost around an additional $5,000.

Verdict. According to Edmunds, the 2017 Toyota Camry is a top-pick among midsize Sedans. It gets high marks for both comfort and ease of use. While it is not sporty and loud enough for the youngsters, it has a classic and unassuming appearance that everyone can appreciate.

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