The Toyota Camry has been refreshed and revitalized for the 2021 model year. In addition to getting a new Hybrid powertrain option, it has a redesigned front end, new exterior paint colors, Toyota’s all-new Safety Sense 2.5+ and plenty of luxury upgrades. There are a total of 17 different trim and engine options! 2021 will be the 37th year of the Toyota Camry, and boy does she look good for her age! Let’s see what’s new.
For 2021, the Toyota Camry adds a Hybrid option for the XSE trim and removes the L trim, making the Camry LE the base model. The Camry LE and XLE have updated front fascia to differentiate them from the sportier Camry SE and XSE that have a honeycomb grille and side vent inserts and accents. The LE gets 17-inch alloy wheels, while the XLE features 18-inch wheels. The super-sporty TRD trim, which debuted on the 2020 Camry, keeps its exclusive exterior design while adding new standard safety features.
Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+ is new for 2021, with the 2021 Toyota Camry being one of the first Toyota models to employ all of the new features. Toyota improved its Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection to be better at detecting bicyclists during daylight as well as pedestrians in low light, among other enhancements. The new Camry comes equipped with Full-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Lane Departure Alert, Lane Tracing Assist, Road Sign Assist, Automatic High Beams, Blind Spot Monitor and the new Rear Seat Reminder.
The available all-wheel-drive, which also debuted on the 2020 Camry, has been made even smarter for the 2021 model year. Dynamic Torque Control AWD provides better traction during slippery weather by directing up to 50% of torque to the rear wheels while also helping to prevent drag on your fuel economy! You can choose from a 2.5-liter Dynamic Force four-cylinder engine on any trim or a 3.5-liter V6 engine on the Camry XLE, XSE or TRD. The Toyota Hybrid System is available on the LE, XLE, SE and XSE trims.
The 2021 Toyota Camry TRD is perhaps the most exciting option in the new Camry lineup. Paired with the V6, the TRD boasts 301-horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque* with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Its cat-back dual exhaust system produces a throaty growl to enhance that race car feel. The TRD also drives like a race car with aerodynamic design, paddle shifters, chassis enhancements and stiffer coil springs and sway bars. The Camry TRD drives with control and precision to achieve exhilarating speeds, safely with unique shock absorbers, 18-inch rims and retuned suspension that make it 0.6-inches lower than the other Camrys. For 2021, Toyota also made Blind-Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert standard on the Camry TRD.
Inside the new 2021 Toyota Camry, you’ll get a choice between a floating 7- or 9-inch touchscreen, as well as an available 10-inch color Head-Up Display on XLE and XSE trims, which also have ventilated front seats. Features inside vary depending on trim level, the Camry XLE has a high-class Herringbone seat pattern, the Camry XSE gets a Midnight Black roof, and you now have Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay® and Bluetooth® wireless tech. Also available is an 800-Watt, 9-speaker JBL premium sound system with subwoofer.
When looking for a 2021 vehicle, the 2021 Toyota Camry stands out for its wide array of choices to suit every driving style and need. From an affordable sedan with extras to a high-efficiency hybrid to a track-tuned sports car, the new Camry offers it all. With three engines, six trims and numerous accessories, the possibilities are endless.
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*3.5-liter V-6 makes 301 hp at 6,600 rpm and 267 lb-ft of torque at 4,700 rpm.