2007 Toyota Camry
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The Toyota Camry, the best-selling car in America four years running and eight of the past nine years, is completely new for 2007.  The Camry hybrid has fuel economy ratings of 43 mpg city/37 mpg highway.  The wheelbase now is longer than before, and track is wider, with the wheels pushed toward the extremes of each of the car's four corners.  They increased wheelbase (109.3 in., up from 107.1 in.) but maintained the same overall length, with a shortened rear overhang.

The CE gets an impressive list of standard features, including halogen headlamps with an automatic on/off feature, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, a six-speaker 160-watt digital AM/FM/CD audio system with an auxiliary audio jack and a 2.4L four-cylinder engine with a five-speed manual transmission. It also comes with 16-inch wheels, a full complement of seven airbags, a vehicle immobilizer and four-wheel disc brakes.

The Camry LE adds to this package a long list of additional features, including an in-key remote keyless entry and eight-way-adjustable power driver's seat. A V6 engine with dual exhausts is also available.

Toyota's decision to distance the sporty Camry SE from the other grades had a significant effect upon the chassis specifications being developed for the new Camry SE. As was the case in previous years, LE and XLE use basically the same chassis specs while the SE uses springs, antiroll bars, shocks and bushings with firmer, sportier values than those used in the other two grades.

As a thoughtful detail, an assist plate - a place on which to position one's hand for support while entering and exiting the vehicle- was added to the outboard side of each front power seat-bottom surround panel.

In an expansion of a seat technology first seen on the Toyota Prius, the Camry's seats use Toyota's Whiplash Injury Lessening (WIL) seat design. That means that each seat is designed to help manage whiplash injury.

The 2007 Camry's door trim was redesigned for improved ease of use of the door handles and switches. Designers maximized the size of the space around the door handles for easier access.

Camry Hybrid Toyota extends its hybrid leadership by making its exclusive Hybrid Synergy Drive available in the 2007 Camry. Hybrid Synergy Drive consists of dual gas and electric power sources that are complementary and produce a combined 192 horsepower. This system varies power between gas and electric, or both, as needed.

The first half of this system consists of the 2.4L four-cylinder 2AZ-FXE Atkinson-cycle engine, which generates 147 hp and is coupled to a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The second half of the Hybrid Synergy Drive equation consists of a small, specially developed electric drive motor that produces 45 horsepower, an ultra-small inverter with a specially designed compact battery and a transaxle to provide the economy and seamless performance hybrid drivers seek.

In addition to its groundbreaking Hybrid Synergy Drive, Camry Hybrid comes with a long list of standard features. These include a tire-pressure monitoring system, halogen headlamps with automatic on/off, a premium JBL audio system with an auxiliary audio jack and Bluetooth® technology, cruise control, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control heating and air conditioning, an eight-way-adjustable power driver's seat, a 60/40 split fold-down rear seat, 16-inch aluminum wheels, heated outside rear-view mirrors and much more.

Additionally, the Camry Hybrid is equipped with an "ECO" button that limits energy consumption by the HVAC system and under certain conditions can help improve fuel economy.

Because there are situations in daily driving in which the gas engine in a Toyota hybrid is completely shut down, air-conditioning and power-steering systems are driven electrically, rather than by the engine. This ensures these features will continue to operate, whatever the status of the Camry Hybrid's drive system.

Finally, special attention was paid to the vehicle underbody with the use of wheel spats and underbelly pans resulting in a low coefficient of aerodynamic drag (Cd) of 0.27, which helps increase fuel economy.

Warranty The 2007 Camry and Camry Hybrid are covered by Toyota's 36-month/36,000-mile basic new-vehicle warranty that applies to all components other than normal wear and maintenance items. Additional 60-month warranties cover the powertrain for 60,000 miles and corrosion perforation with no mileage limitation.

The Camry Hybrid also has an eight-year/100,000 mile warranty that covers the hybrid–related components, including the HV battery, battery control module, hybrid control module, and inverter with converter.

Toyota has released full details on the 2007 Camry's available trim packages, specs, etc.

The hybrid option is not listed here.

Option packages:
Vehicle Stability Control with Traction Control (VSC/TRAC)

JBL premium 6-disc in-dash CD changer with Bluetooth. 8 speakers, 440 watts
power moonroof
16-inch alloy wheels
autodimming rearview mirror with compass

JBL premium 6-disc in-dash CD changer with Bluetooth. 8 speakers, 440 watts
power moonroof
leather-trimmed interior
available heated leather front seats
autodimming rearview mirror with compass
Navigation with JBL premium 4-disc in-dash CD changer with Bluetooth, 440 watts. (AT version only)
all-season radials

Navigation with JBL premium 4-disc in-dash CD changer with Bluetooth, 440 watts. (AT version only)
all-season radials
leather-trimmed interior (4 cyl only)
available leather heated front seats
smart entry system with push button start (V6 only)

2.4-liter 4 cylinder VVTi, twin cam, 4 valves per cylinder. 158 hp at 6,000 rpm, 161 lb-ft torque.
3.5-liter V6, dual VVTi, twin cam, 4 valves per cylinder. 268 hp at 6,200 rpm, 248 lb-ft at 4,700 rpm.

Four cylinder versions are available with a 5-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transaxle (FWD). The V6 is available with 6-speed automatic

Front suspension is MacPherson strut with antiroll bar. The rear suspension is independent dual-link with antiroll bar. Standard ARBs are 24.2mm hollow, the SE model gets 25mm solid ARBs.

Four-wheel disk brakes with ABS.

Power-assisted rack and pinion steering with a 36 ft turning circle and 3.2 turns lock-to-lock.

Standard wheels are 6.5x16 front and rear. The SE model gets alloys - 6.5x17 front and 7x17 rear. Tires are 215/60 all around, except for the SE, with 215/55's.

EPA city/highway fuel economy numbers range from 25/34 for the manual transmission four-cylinder, to 22/31 for the V6.