INTRO: The 2011 Toyota Camry 5-passenger sedan manages to be many things to many drivers by offering numerous trims, ranging from frugal to lavish.
FEATURES: The Camry's Base equipment includes 16-inch steel wheels, power windows, power door locks and cruise control. The mid-range SE offers 17-inch alloy wheels, a blacked-out sport grill and sport suspension. The range-topping XLE boasts standard leather trimmed seats & doors, reclining rear seats, dual-zone climate control, a 440-watt JBL sound system, and a power moonroof.
PERFORMANCE: Base power for the Camry is a 169 horsepower 2.5-liter inline-4 that gets tuned to 179 horsepower for the SE model. Power is sent to the front wheels through either a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission, while the available 268 horsepower 3.5-liter V6 is mated to the 6-speed automatic.
FUEL ECONOMY: Here are the highest and lowest EPA estimates for fuel economy:
PRICING/WARRANTY: Base MSRP for the 2011 Toyota Camry is $19,595. An XLE V6 model starts at $29,245. The Camry is backed by a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty.
CLOSING: Toyota keeps the Camry tradition of quality intact with a wide variety of trims, three great engines and the many standard attributes that continue to make it an ever-popular choice in the family-sedan marketplace.