2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid Buyer’s Guide

2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid – Toyota typically sells more Camrys in the U.S. than it does of all Lexus models in a single year. In 2020, for instance, it had sold 29,348 Camrys along with 275,041 Lexus vehicles. The gap was even greater in the year 2019. So, it’s not a reason to be surprised that Toyota is looking to freshen up its long-running bestselling passenger car to be ready for 2022.

2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid Redesign
2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid Redesign

2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid Redesign

In 2022, the Camry will receive 2022 will see a Nightshade version for the hybrid version along with fresh exterior colors. In Toyota’s terms, Nightshade is a term used to describe trims with the black color of wheels and accents and badges. for it to be called the Camry SE Hybrid Nightshade, it has 18 inches of a black wheel, shark-fin antenna, as well as black window trim, badges door handles, as well as mirror caps. It is worth noting that the Nightshade trim was previously offered for non-hybrid Camrys. Toyota launched the athletic Camry TRD version in 2020 and it was sold with an exclusive color, Ice Edge, last year. In 2022, Ice Edge joins the line-up of exterior colors available for non-TRD trims and the Camry TRD has a brand-new exclusive color that is two-tone Cavalry Blue with a Midnight Black Metallic roof.

Like the previous model, the 2022 Camry TRD comes with an injected direct-injection 301-hp DOHC 3.5-liter V-6 engine and an automatic transmission with eight speeds inside the car, which comes with an aerodynamic body kit as well as an elegant black front grille. The powertrain options available on the 2022 Camry are identical to those offered on version 2021.  The inclusion of the selection of Ice Edge to the standard selection of paint options means Galactic Aqua went away but XSE colors that are available on the 2022 Camry can be offered with two-tone roof and body color combinations. Supersonic Red, Wind Chill Pearl, as well as Celestial Silver Metallic, can be combined by a Midnight Black Metallic roof and a rear spoiler.

Models

The entire set of modifications Toyota implemented in 2022 will mean that the Camry is now available with 18 trims. Like before, there are three trims available with a V-6 engine (XLE, TRD, XSE) and five featuring the four-cylinder front and all-wheel-drive models (LE XLE, XLE, and SE Nightshade and the XSE) as well as five hybrid models (LE, XLE and the SE Nightshade option and the XSE). The various Camry trims sport distinct fronts so that people know can identify they are different at a glance. There is no way for anyone to determine from the exterior that the 2022 Camry features a hybrid powertrain is by looking at the simple hybrid badge in the front of the car’s trunk lid.

2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid
2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid

Safety

The entire range of 2022 Camrys will be equipped With Toyota SafetySense 2.5+, which includes a pre-collision safety system with pedestrian detection, which also detects bikes in the daytime, and also automated emergency brakes. The safety features available include high-speed dynamic radar cruise control, as well as intelligent clearance sonar that includes rear cross-traffic brake and blind-spot monitors with rear cross-traffic warning. Other options for convenience include a cold-weather kit (contents vary depending on the trim level) as well as a 7.0-inch multi-information display within the instrument cluster, and a 10.1-inch color head-up display.

2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid Interior
2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid Interior

2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid Price & Release Date

2022 Camry begins at $26,320 with FWD LE trim. FWD LE trim, while AWD models begin at $27,720. The hybrid model starts at $28,405.