Toyota has revealed the 2015 Camry Hybrid will start at $26,790 for the LE model, which is $460 more than the equivalent 2014.5 Camry Hybrid LE.
Yes, you read that well, Toyota had released a mid-year update to its Camry with trim prices and detail changes when compared to the 2014 models.
For 2015, the Camry Hybrid will be available in three trim levels, the entry level LE, sporty SE and the premium XLE.
Toyota said each trim level is equipped with more standard equipment than before. Among the features now standard on the Camry Hybrid LE are 8-way power driver’s seat including power lumbar, and the 4.2-inch TFT multi information display.
The 2015 Camry Hybrid SE adds, said Toyota, Sport fabric SofTex-trimmed front seats with seatback pockets; driver’s seat with power lumbar support; leather-trimmed tilt/telescopic three-spoke steering wheel with Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio controls; and silver interior trim.
Topping the range, the 2015 Camry Hybrid XLE adds standard leather-trimmed seating with multi-stage heated front seats and 4-way power passenger seat, LED daytime running lights, direct tire pressure monitor system and 17-inch alloy wheels with super chrome finish.
Pricing for the Camry Hybrid will start at $26,790 for the LE model, $27,995 for the SE, and $29,980 for the premium XLE.
The MSRP for the 2015 Camry does not include the delivery, processing, and handling (DPH) fee of $825. The DPH fee for vehicles distributed by Southeast Toyota (SET) and Gulf States Toyota (GST) may vary.
The prices are up when compared to the 2014.5 Camry Hybrid, which was $26,330 for the LE, $27,945 for the SE Limited Edition and $28,625 for the XLE.
The 2015 version of the Camry sees changes to the front and rear fascias as well as changes to interior materials, claimed by Toyota to be more upscale, and is also said to offer new and innovative safety technologies. In this respect, the 2015 Camry comes standard with the STAR Safety System, which includes Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist. It also features the Smart Stop Technology brake-override system.
Toyota did not mention the fuel consumption ratings of the 2015 hybrid models, but it is expected to stay unchanged from the 2014.5 Camry Hybrids at 43/39 estimated mpg for the LE and 40/38 estimated mpg for the two higher trim levels as the powertrain has not been changed.