2023 Camry – Still The Most Valuable Sedan On Road!
In a market flooded with crossovers and SUVs, the 2023 Toyota Camry comes fully equipped to give the sport-utility market a run for its money. The impressive new Camry is something for everyone, from sporty and cool to a techy family luxury driver. The 2023 Toyota Camry is here and it continues to be the standard in modern sedans.
Over the years, Toyota and Honda — both respected kings of the road — have had to adapt to a modern crowd. They’ve become sportier and, especially in the Camry, more family-friendly by touting updated safety features and a quicker, peppier ride. This year, the Toyota Camry may be at its very best. Mount Airy Toyota gives the low-down on the newest versions of the legendary sedan:
The 2023 Camry comes in eight different trim levels: LE, SE, SE Nightshade, XLE, XSE, TRD, XLE V6, and XSE V6. (What do all these letters mean?!) It’s good to note the following when researching which of the many options available is the best fit for you:
- Any Camry with a trim level that has an L in it offers a soft ride with easy, accurate steering. These are the cruiser cars that roll into curves and float down the road — though they are not the sloppy, swaying machines of old!
- Trim levels with an S and/or XSE tend to have a stiffer suspension and shorter ride height. They also have a bit more heft in the steering than an L. Though they’re not considered sports cars, these are the more entertaining drivers, at least more so than most modern sedans.
- While this isn’t true with all other brands, Camry hybrids generally perform just as well as their non-hybrid siblings, due to their expert design and powerful batteries.
The base engine in the 2023 Camry is a 2.5-liter inline-4 with 203 horsepower and an eight-speed automatic transmission. There’s also an optional 3.5-liter V-6 engine that provides 301 horsepower and an eight-speed automatic transmission, and the THS II is a dynamic hybrid system that saves you money on fuel while packing a punch just like the others.
The LE, XSE, and XLE trims have a 176-horsepower version of the 2.5-liter inline-4 combined with an electric motor that allows for a total of 208 horsepower. Impressively, the acceleration for this trim is comparable to the non-hybrid engine. What’s more, the base Camry Hybrid LE uses a lithium-ion battery, while the Hybrid XSE and XLE use a less fuel-efficient setup that is a bit heavier and substantial.
The Camry TRD
This fun new trim level is actually more of a package deal. It comes with a 3.5-liter V-6 engine that has a cat-back exhaust and a tight suspension. This cool cat sits lower to the ground with solid sway bars and a muscular physique.
It also has larger brakes that do a better job of stopping the Camry TRD when running at low or high speeds. Also, the summer tires provide incredible grip, allowing drivers to hug tight turns and get a quick start off the line. The Camry TRD is made for those who want to have a little fun — to let loose every now and again!
If the four varying trim levels aren’t enough differentiation for you, there’s even more variety in the available features.
Starting with the base Camry (the LE), there’s a 7.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. There’s also active safety tech and LED headlights. For an extra few hundred dollars, you can add a power driver’s seat and alloy wheels. There’s nothing very “base” about the Camry LE, that’s for sure.
The XSE and XLE both come with power-adjustable front seats — both beautifully wrapped in leather — plus JBL audio, keyless ignition, and plenty more.
Here are a few more innovative features the 2023 Camry offers:
- Bird’s Eye View Camera with Perimeter Scan
- Intelligent Clearance Sonar with Rear Cross-Traffic Braking
- Wi-Fi connectivity
- Remote Connect
- Smart Key System with Push Button Start
- Rear-Seat Vents and Heated Front Seats
- Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
- Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
- Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
- Automatic High Beams
- Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
- Ten Airbags (comes standard)
- Star Safety System
- No Cost Maintenance Plan and Roadside Assistance
The Camry has always been one of those cars that blur the line between mid- and high-luxury sedans, oftentimes leaving only its low price tag as an indication that it’s not a top-of-the-line Lexus. This year the Camry comes with a number of upgrades, adding to the vehicle’s comfort and performance levels, and keeping it one of the most dependable sedans on the road.
8 More Reasons to Drive a 2023 Camry
We love the new Toyota Camry, and we know you will too! Here are some more reasons to come and see Mount Airy Toyota’s selection of 2023 Camrys:
1. Plenty of Room for Everyone
Most car shoppers go straight to the SUVs because they want that extra room they provide. But the 2023 Camry offers plenty of space for the entire family. Its cabin is tall and wide, providing ample legroom and headspace; there’s even enough space to bring your pet(s) along.
The extra-large trunk is big enough to store plenty of luggage, groceries, sports gear, etc. If you’re looking for roominess, be sure and check out the Camry before heading over to the SUVs!
2. One of the Safest Cars in its Class
When behind the wheel of the new Camry, you automatically feel safer. This may sound a bit ridiculous, but it’s true. The tight steering (with assist) and the sturdy stance, structure, and control of the road — you’ll quickly realize that you’re driving a quality machine.
The 2023 safety ratings have come out and the new Camry scored a perfect 5. One reason for the high score is Toyota’s Safety Sense, which is a standard perk with the Camry that provides accident-avoidance technology that’s about as advanced as it gets. The Pre-Collision Braking, Radar-Based Cruise Control, and Lane Departure Warning with steering assist give even more reason to feel confident about driving the one-of-a-kind sedan.
3. Eco-Friendly Hybrid
For the best possible fuel economy, you just can’t go wrong with a Toyota Hybrid. This is especially the case with the new Camry Hybrid. It easily hits the 50-mpg mark while also performing extremely well with 208-horsepower. In other words, move the Camry Hybrid to the top of your list if fuel efficiency is a deal-breaker.
4. An Impressive Base Model
Expect to save money whether you’re paying cash or you plan on making monthly payments. With an MSRP of around $25,000, this budget-friendly base model doesn’t disappoint. It comes with tons of features and an excellent ride. It has a cool, new look. As we said earlier, there is nothing “base” about the Camry LE.
5. A Great Look
It’s no secret the Camrys of old have never been known for their exterior design; they were never the worst looking car on the road but also not necessarily a head-turner. That has changed over the years.
The latest Toyota Camry is already getting second looks from younger generations, and those of us who have grown up with the venerated sedan are happy to see an edgier design. With 17-inch alloy wheels, twin exhaust tips, and striking curves and colors, the Camry SE is the sportiest sedan around. Check out the new Supersonic Red and Galactic Aqua Mica. These colors really make the Camry pop!
6. The TRD Model
Toyota fans are pretty jazzed about this model — and for good reason. This supped-up Camry comes equipped with a sport-tuned suspension, track-worthy handling, TRD-tuned suspension, and wider performance tires. This is one you have to test drive for, if nothing else, the experience. We guarantee you’ve never driven a Camry like this!
7. Strong Powertrain
The Camry has always done well in just about all areas, but drivers have noted a slight lack in performance in years past. Toyota took note and leaned in to make a Camry that outshines its previous versions.
The Dynamic Force four-cylinder engine is the answer. With 203 horsepower and an eight-speed transmission, the modern Toyota Camry has a much quicker response. And, best of all, this doesn’t mean you will pay more at the pump. The 2023 Camry offers around 28 mpg in town and close to 39 mpg on the highway.
8. Practical and Reliable
The 2023 Camry is just as reliable as it’s always been. It drives like a dream and feels like luxury, but it’s not above trips to the grocery store either. This is a perfect mixture of raw power and elegant design. It’s the ideal vehicle for the frugal driver who wants a little something more in a sedan.
Come see us at Mount Airy Toyota today to test drive the all-new 2023 Toyota Camry.
And get ready for your expectations to be shattered!