New 2024 Toyota Camry Mid-Size Car Review: Now Efficiency Meets Style

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2024 Toyota Camry is perhaps the most recognizable of Toyota’s household name vehicles. The Toyota Camry is a popular midsize sedan that is available with a choice of a gas engine or a traditional hybrid. We also expect Camry to get full EV maintenance in the near future as part of Toyota’s plan to increase electrification globally.

We like the Camry for its spacious interior with plenty of room for passengers in both rows, as well as the large trunk size. It’s no firework to drive, but the Camry is one of the few sedans in its class to offer all-wheel drive, making it a better choice for buyers in cold-weather climates.

2024 will be the seventh year in the production of the current-gen Camry, so we can expect Toyota to make some changes – although we don’t have any official details at this time. The update for the Camry will likely include Toyota’s new multimedia system and an updated version of the Safety Sense driver assistance technology. And based on Toyota’s usual schedule, a redesigned model may be coming soon.

Whatever upgrades may come, the Camry will face stiff competition from its main rival, the Honda Accord, which is receiving tweaks for the 2023 model year.

2024 Toyota Camry Review

The current Toyota Camry belongs to the eighth-generation model introduced in 2018. With the Camry being one of the older models in the segment, rumors have speculated that the Camry could receive a refresh in 2024. Toyota hasn’t confirmed anything yet, so it could be for the next model year as well.

2024 Toyota Camry

The refresh for the 2024 Camry will see the sedan arrive with an updated design. We can see Camry moving towards sharing a similar design to the recently released Crown and Prius. The Camry could come with razor-thin headlights and an updated fascia with a narrow grille and large front air intake. At the rear, the sedan could benefit from updated taillights that are slimmer than the current one and a revised bumper.

With the 2024 Camry expected to receive a refresh, we could see the mid-size sedan moving to share the interior design with the Toyota Crown. The dashboard will likely be updated to accommodate a larger touch screen and a simpler overall design. The current Camry has a y-shaped dashboard that can change for 2024.

We’re not sure what’s in store for the 2024 Camry on the tech front. The sedan can accept a larger center touch screen measuring 12.3 inches. Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a wireless charging pad, six audio speakers, five USB ports, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, and a satellite radio can come as standard.

The Camry currently comes with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces up to 206 horsepower and is available with a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 301 hp. Both engines are paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard and all-wheel drive is available. We don’t expect to see any updates to the Camry’s powertrain for 2024.


Toyota’s hugely popular Camry mid-size sedan will be completely redesigned for the XV80 series

Forty years and going strong! Toyota’s Camry has become a kingpin of the industry with a score of two decades as North America’s best-selling passenger sedan. The current Generation has held the role since its debut in 2017.

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Blame shifting buyer preferences and the never-ending quest to plant the bum into an SUV, but the modest sedan continues to struggle in the face of others being sacked. Its direct rival, the Honda Accord, recently underwent a significant overhaul. So in response, we’ve envisioned how the next Camry codenamed XV80 might look like and dived into everything we know to date.


With a three-box design, the study leverages the Japanese automaker’s recent string of conceptual debuts as well as the more crossover-friendly Prius and Crown for an ultra-modern appearance that looks fast when standing still.

The visual ripple starts at the front with sleek boomerang-shaped LED headlamps, a contrasting trapezoidal grille graphic and a bonnet that’s very un-Camry-like. The large wheels are pushed into corners to reinforce a dynamic stance, while the smooth side surfaces allow sufficient tension to be applied to the undercarriage and shoulder lines.

Muscular thighs and full-width rear LED lighting clusters help define the rear, as do tapered decklids, beautiful rear quarter glass, and lower diffuser panels flanked by quad exhausts.

2024 Toyota Camry Specs

As more buyers moved into high-riding SUVs, Toyota remained dedicated to the sedans that helped build its brand. The next-generation Camry is likely to arrive for the 2024 model year, and we expect this new model to sport the brand’s highly stylish new design language that we’ve seen on the latest Prius.

2024 Toyota Camry

A new powertrain is likely to be available, and we expect Toyota to offer more technology and safety features as well. The timing for the new Camry couldn’t be better; The eleventh-generation Honda Accord is here.

All we can do is speculate, but there’s a good chance that the eighth-generation Camry lineup will just be a hybrid. We suspect that the new Prius powertrain could serve as a base setup, with a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter four-cylinder working with an electric motor to send 194 hp to the front wheels via a CVT.

The all-wheel-drive variant can add a second rear electric motor for a total output of 196 hp. Toyota could also use the Crown’s standard 2.5-liter inline-four all-wheel-drive hybrid setup, which produces 219 hp.

For an upgraded powertrain, there are several options. Toyota could offer the Camry Prime plug-in hybrid, which could use the Prius Prime’s 220-hp powertrain. A more interesting option is Crown’s 2.4-liter turbocharged inline-four, which features an electric motor and a six-speed automatic transmission for a total of 340 hp in the application.

2024 Toyota Camry GR

Toyota did not order the Gazoo Racing (GR) model for the sports car. That turns up the heat on the humble Corolla hatchback with the turbocharged all-wheel-drive Corolla GR, which we described as “a great deal of driving fun with a unique rally-car feel” in our review.

On the previous generation Camry, Toyota beautified its midsize sedan with the sporty TRD model, which featured an upgraded chassis, bigger brakes, a cat-back exhaust, and more refined cosmetics. It makes sense that the next-generation Camry GR is not out of the question.

2024 Toyota Camry HEV

First introduced internationally in 1982, some four decades ago, the compact Camry quickly evolved from the narrow-body lifestyle into today’s era of medium-sized wide-body clothing. And it’s also reaching its eighth generation, meanwhile.

Coming to market in 2017 and based on the global TNGA-K platform, Camry’s XV70 iteration saw a cosmetic upgrade about two years ago (for the 2021 model year), and has relied solely on casual updates since then, such as the 2022 Nightshade package or new 2023 color options. That’s pretty smooth, right?

Of course, some might think that Toyota should do well to start contemplating a potential replacement for the ‘XV80’ Camry IX. And if Japanese automakers don’t care to do that (just yet), they certainly will. Or, rather, at the tip of their CGI brush, as is the case here.

Well, meet Dimas Ramadhan, the virtual automotive artist behind the Digimods DESIGN channel on YouTube, who has taken on the task of unveiling the next Camry himself – albeit only in CGI. So, after a slew of digital crossovers, SUVs, and pickup trucks, he’s now back into virtual passenger car duties with the next-generation mid-size Toyota envisioned.

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That’s a huge relief, even though we thought the pixel master only had CGI eyes for the Nissan Navara, Chevy S-10, Toyota Hilux Revo, Kia Sorento, and Toyota Fortuner, among many others.

Luckily, he hit the brakes with a hypothetical next-gen Mazda6 that looks like a sedan ready to take on the 2023 Toyota Crown in North America, so maybe it’s just a CGI prelude to his passenger car passion. Anyway, we have Mazda’s rival tucked under in a second digital presentation video, just in case that was more your cup of tea.

Now, returning to the all-new 2024-2025 Toyota Camry, writers have ditched a potential Crown-influenced approach and are instead pursuing a ‘Hybrid Reborn’ Prius. The headlights appear to be directly inspired by the iconic hybrid series, even the taillights have a casual resemblance, plus there’s an ‘HEV’ badge on the trunk lid. So, it can be assumed that we are dealing with Toyota’s upcoming Camry Hybrid.

Well, some might agree that Toyota’s new Prius sets the pace in terms of style across the hybrid lineup for the Japanese automaker, so they wouldn’t mind this unofficial Camry tribute. But others may feel that like the Prius and Crown, the top-selling mid-size sedan may need more tailored styling to remain relevant in North America. Now, especially more so than ever, the all-new 2023 Honda Accord is almost ready to start its first deliveries.

2024 Toyota Camry IX

At the moment, the Detroit automaker has little interest in maintaining a foothold in the slowly ailing passenger car market. But the same cannot be said about their Asian rivals.

Let’s take the traditional four-door sedan segment, for example. There, as far as mid-size options are concerned, folks at Hyundai and Kia have the Sonata (and soon the Ioniq 6), or the K5 and Stinger. Meanwhile, Nissan is playing the Altima card, while the Honda Accord is all-new for 2023 and poised to (potentially) transform its segment.

As for Toyota, the Japanese automaker is diligently preparing for its measured response – in the form of the return of the exciting 2023 Toyota Crown crossover sedan and an anticipated generational change for the Camry.

bestseller.. The ninth generation of the upcoming global model is expected soon after the 2024 model year, so rumors are already mulling over the expected fall of the 2023 window of opportunity for a release date.

With a possible internal name of XV80 or even XV90, the unreleased and unannounced Toyota Camry ‘IX’ is fast becoming the darling of the imaginative world of virtual automotive artists. Naturally, most have used the larger Crown as their template for future installments. Not the good guys over at the AutoYa info channel on YouTube, who instead leaned on the ‘Hybrid Reborn’ Prius for CGI guidance.

Plus, they also have a satellite venue dubbed AutoYa Interior, and that’s where all of the Toyota Camry’s CGI cockpit action happens. No need to worry, the exterior of this mid-size sedan is also well-displayed and complete with several unofficial color choices. Then it’s time for the informal interior presentation, which sees more subtle changes compared to the 2022 Toyota Camry currently on the market. Unfortunately, the informal color palette option is also not left behind.

2024 Toyota Camry Interior

Underpinning the ninth-generation global Camry will likely be a modified version of the TNGA-K (GA-K) platform used under the current car and several other Toyota and Lexus vehicles such as the Crown, ES, RAV4, and Highlander.

2024 Toyota Camry

Not being all-new in this case is going to raise some eyebrows; however, it’s the same game that Honda and their new Accord are using. The reason behind this is likely to be the shrinking sedan market and the redirection of development funds to BEVs.

A larger infotainment display with improved graphics and Toyota’s latest operating system will be featured. It combines wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, ‘Hey, Toyota’ voice functionality, connected navigation, and over-the-air software updates.

Other goodies will include a digital instrument cluster and smartphone-based remote key entry, all likely inspired by the larger Crown pictured above and the new Prius.


We expect technology to be a priority on the 2024 Toyota Camry. If a new Prius is any indication of what’s coming, we expect an 8.0-inch infotainment screen to become standard with a 12.3-inch unit available as an upgrade. Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto will likely become standard.

There may also be a standard 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster like the Prius and bZ4X electric SUVs. We wish satellite radio, Wi-Fi hotspots, and integrated versions of Apple Music and Amazon Music were also available.

2024 Toyota Camry Engine

The PHEV Power with Propulsion series hybrid has been the dominant game for the Camry, and the electron-assisted 2.5-liter is likely to remain a top favorite as the mid-sizer enters its ninth generation. A shared plug-in hybrid with the RAV4 Prime is on the cards, packing 302 hp (225kW) with up to 44 miles of EV range.

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Beyond that, conjectures suggest it will use the new 2.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine in two states to replace the naturally aspirated 3.5-liter V6 that was once the powerhouse of its class. The turbocharged 2.4-liter base unit will produce around 265 hp (198kW), while the more powerful hybrid variant will pump out around 335 hp (250kW), sending power to all four wheels.

Security Features

Toyota included the Safety Sense 2.5+ suite on every eighth-generation Camry, but the TSS 3.0 system has already been rolled out on a number of the brand’s new models, including the latest Prius.

It looks like Toyota will also be adding its newest technology to its midsize sedan, with features including pre-collision avoidance with pedestrian detection, lane departure avoidance, adaptive cruise control, lane following assist, road sign assist, and automatic high beam.

We wouldn’t be surprised if other features join the list of options, such as front and rear parking sensors with automatic braking, blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic warning, 360-degree camera system and hands-free parking assist.

2024 Toyota Camry Release Date

The 2024 Toyota Camry could be introduced as early as 2024.

2024 Toyota Camry Price

Depending on how long the refresh is, the MSRP for the 2024 Camry may increase from the current model. Currently, the price of the Toyota Camry ranges from $27,040 to $37,465 with destinations.