The 2019 Toyota Camry Hybrid has been launched in India at an introductory price of INR 36.95 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India). The tenth-gen Toyota Camry is based on the GA-K platform, which is a derivative of the company's new-age Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA).
Commenting on the launch of the 2019 Toyota Camry Hybrid, Mr Masakazu Yoshimaru, Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said -
"At Toyota Kirloskar Motor, we are committed to create green solutions for tomorrow's mobility. Globally we have been the pioneers in hybrid technology and this has been an important focus for us in a market like India which is moving towards greener, sustainable future. This launch of the All-new Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle reinstates this focus and we are thankful to our customers in India for their phenomenal response which gave us the confidence to introduce this new and advanced model that promises seamless fun without compromising on its environmental credentials. Clearly, the Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle reinforces our mission of developing Ever-Better Cars."
On the outside, the 2019 Toyota Camry is equipped with LED headlamps with LED DRLs, LED front fog lamps, 18-inch alloy wheels and LED rear combination lamps. Inside, the tenth generation model features an all-beige colour theme with light-coloured wood and silver trim. Taking centre stage on the dashboard is a JBL-sourced 9-speaker audio system that offers navigation, DVD, AM/FM, Aux-in, USB and Bluetooth support.
The equipment list of the latest-gen Camry Hybrid includes Tilt and Slide Moonroof, Ventilated Rear Seats with Power Recline and Trunk Access, Easy Access Function on Passenger Seat Shoulder, Rear Armrest with Touch-controls for audio system, rear sunshade, aircon, and rear recline, Memory settings for ORVMs, Driver Seat and Steering Position, Electronic Parking Brake, Wireless Smartphone Charger, and Rain Sensing Wipers. The safety kit includes 9 airbags, ABS with EBD, Brake Hold Function, VSC, Parking Assist, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, ISOFIX and Top Tether Anchor for Child Seats.
The 2019 Toyota Camry Hybrid is powered by the A25A-FXS 2.5-litre petrol engine that is assisted by the 3NM electric motor. While the petrol motor produces 178 PS and 221 Nm, the electric motor offers 120 PS and 202 Nm. The combined power output stands at 221 PS. The fuel economy rating of the full-hybrid sedan is 23.27 km/l.
The outgoing Toyota Camry Hybrid was on sale at an ex-showroom price of INR 37.22 lakh. The 2019 Toyota Camry Hybrid, however, is a tad cheaper. That said, the price of INR 36.95 lakh (ex-showroom) is for only the introductory period. The new model rivals the likes of Honda Accord Hybrid, VW Passat and Skoda Superb.