Toyota has announced the new 2013 Camry and Camry Hybrid. The midsize sedans enter the 2013 model year gaining enhancements to interior design and comfort and safety technology. The Blind Spot Monitor system, with availability expanded to the Camry SE grade, adds a rear cross traffic alert function.

The model is among the best-selling vehicles in USA for 14 of the past 15 years. It boasts a bold, sophisticated new design with a more spacious interior, improved driving dynamics and an even quieter ride than before when it debuted for 2012.

The engine range includes a 2.5 liter petrol with 178HP (131 kW) and 230Nm (170 lb-ft), a 3.5 liter V6 petrol delivering 268HP (197 kW) and 335Nm (248 lb-ft) and the Hybrid Synergy Drive.

The 2.5 liter engine is mated to a standard 6-speed automatic transmission and returns 25 MPG city / 35 MPG highway EPA fuel economy ratings. The fuel economy of the V6 is 21 MPG city and 31 MPG on the highway.The 2013 Camry Hybrid, which achieves 43 city MPG, also gains the interior enhancements of the gasoline Camry.

The gasoline Camry is offered in entry-level L, value-driven LE, premium XLE and sporty SE grades, with a four-cylinder engine on L and LE and a choice of four-cylinder or V6 on SE and XLE. The Camry Hybrid is offered in LE and XLE grades.

Toyota's 36-month/36,000 mile basic new-vehicle warranty applies to all components other than normal wear and maintenance items. Additional 60-month warranties cover the powertrain for 60,000 miles and against corrosion with no mileage limitation. The hybrid-related components, including the HV battery, battery control module, hybrid control module and inverter with converter, are covered for eight years/100,000 miles.

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Source: Toyota