All new and perfectly suited for 2014, the Toyota Camry has arrived. Continuing to enjoy its high status among midsize sedans, the Toyota Camry remains a clear choice for so many reasons. The facts are clear. Toyota doesn’t have to boast, for the highly acclaimed Camry speaks for itself.
As for the L version, it carries quite a bit to include 16” steel wheels, power mirrors and windows, air conditioning, cruise control, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, cruise control, rear seats that split and fold, a trip computer, a nice 6.1” touchscreen display, and a sound system with six speakers, a CD player, USB/iPod interface and an auxiliary audio jack.
Step up a bit to the LE level, and you’ll get power door locks with remote keyless entry, automatic headlamps, outside temperature reading and a steering wheel that has audio controls.
The SE model carries 17” alloy wheels, heated exterior mirrors, fog lights, a peppy sport-tuned suspension, and a fresh interior design with sport seats. Opt for the four-cylinder SE Sport and you can have 18” wheels, a multi-power driver seat and a power moonroof. The SE also comes in a V6 model and carries a bit more to include keyless ignition and entry, voice-activated controls, a navigational system, HD Radio and XM satellite radio, the new Entune smartphone and Web integration system. However, this model omits the moonroof.
As for the XLE model, it is similar to the LE model, but adds smoother suspension, 17” alloy wheels, fog lights, dual-zone heated exterior mirrors, a moonroof, a multi-power driver seat and automatic climate control. Like the SE model, the XLE also comes in a V6 version with a few extra highlights such as a navigational system, review camera, leather upholstery, heated fronts seats, Entune, XM satellite radio with HD.
For a more fuel-efficient Camry, there are the Hybrid LE and Hybrid XLE models to consider. Packages and options are also available to make your particular Camry perfectly suited to your liking.
Dependable and Powerful As the best-selling car in America in over a decade, the Toyota Camry is obviously a very attractive sedan for the professional and family alike. Reliability, performance and quality rank high. As for power, the ’14 Toyota Camry carries a very responsive, yet fuel efficient engine. You’ll see the savings right away with more money in your pocket instead of at the pump. All 2014 Toyota Camrys come in front wheel drive and a smooth six-speed automatic transmission.
The L and LE models feature a 2.5L engine that will give you an estimated fuel economy of 25 mpg for city driving and 35 mpg on the highway. The SE and SLE models carry a 3.5L V6 engine and offer fuel mileage that is a bit lower at 21 mpg for city driving and 31 mpg on the highway. However, you get a massive 268 horsepower for these models, as compared to 178 horsepower on the L and LE models. As for the Hybrid versions, you’ll happily save even more with 39 mpg for city driving and 43 mpg for highway driving.
Beauty Inside and Out The 2014 Toyota Camry is refined and impressive all-around. From the high quality, plush interior to the sleek and racy exterior, she has so much going for it. One look and you’ll quickly see why the Camry is so beloved and popular.
For 2014, the Toyota Camry has a slight face lift, featuring a few more soft curves and lines, slightly boxier corners and an updated roofline.
As for the interior, the quiet and comfortable cabin of the Toyota Camry is tastefully laid out. The new instrument panel is dual-tiered, creating more space as well as adding more appeal and charm. The XLE version adds beautiful wood grain accents, leather seating and fine touches to create a look that easily compares with more upscale sedans.
You aren’t cramped for style, literally, with an interior design that gives you spaciousness, not only for your legs and head, but for extra cargo as well. Camry’s door panels are specially sculpted for more convenience and room—something your knees will thank you for. The headlining is so considerate, too, allowing for more headroom. As for the very roomy backseat, it ranks high in comfort with its reclining angle and construction.
You’ll enjoy a considerate amount of room in the Camry’s trunk—15.4 cubic feet of it, as well as the 60/40 split rear seat that conveniently folds down for immediate extra space when you’re in need of it.
Safety First In federal safety testing by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the 2014 Toyota Camry was given an overall excellent five-star rating. That means that in a crash, you’ll be safer in a ’14 Toyota Camry as compared to many other cars and with good reason.
The Camry carries ten standard air bags with the Advanced Airbag System for front drivers. Stability and traction control, antilock brakes, Whiplash-Injury-Lessening (WIL) front seats, side impact door beams and more are included in every Camry model. Blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert and a backup camera are included in some models.
For those seeking a classy sedan with so many outstanding features and an affordable price tag, the 2014 is a smart choice. Not only is the Camry a dependable midsize sedan, but you’ll appreciate the fuel economy she offers, too. One look and you’ll know why the versatile 2014 Toyota Camry continues to be such a popular American sedan.