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The current Toyota Camry has been carrying the mid-size sedan torch since 2006, so it's high time for a remake. According to WardsAuto.com, Toyota is busily prepping the next-generation car, and it could be here by the fall.

The Japanese automaker has been seeing increased pressure from the latest offerings coming out of Korea and the United States, and now it's time to update its own high-volume money maker. While Toyota sold 327,084 Camrys in 2010 – still at the very front of the midsize family sedan class – that figure represents the lowest sales total for the vehicle since 1994.

Somewhat interestingly, though, Toyota apparently sees the Prius hybrid range taking over for the Camry as Toyota's best-selling model. Time, as they say, will tell.


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      Von Pinto
      • 3 Years Ago
      How is it that you never seem to see any spy photos of the super high-volume Japanese cars (such as Accord, Corolla, Camry, etc...)? Is it that the manufacturers are so good at keeping the designs under wraps, or is it that people just don't get all that excited about redesigned family sedans? I personally find my interest surprisingly piqued when I hear that a new generation of the above-mentioned models is being readied. Not because they are exciting designs, but because of the importance of the vehicles for the companies... Any thoughts?
        dukeisduke
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Von Pinto
        I think it's because most people don't care. Auto enthusiasts aren't exactly chomping at the bit for Camry spy photos, and Camry owners don't browse enthusiast sites.
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Von Pinto
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        JackS
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Von Pinto
        They take real leaks very seriously, and most of the spy photos people have of other cars are more or less leaked on purpose for PR.
      throwback
      • 3 Years Ago
      If gas prices stay above $4, I can see the Prius outselling the Camry. Especially if they add the 2 other cars with the Prius badge.
        • 3 Years Ago
        @throwback
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      Phillip the Fat
      • 3 Years Ago
      Forget Camry. EC8 is the car to watch out for. 2011 Emgrand EC8 mid-size car length 193.1 inches, wheelbase 110.4 inches, width 72.0 inches Emgrand brand logo http://www.a-c-d.dk/CHINA/geely/billeder/emgrand%20logo.jpg http://www.dhcar.cn/Products/emgrand/ec8/summarize.html pics http://www.dhcar.cn/Products/emgrand/ec8/appreciate.html 360 degrees view (click the 2 arrows) http://www.dhcar.cn/Products/emgrand/ec8/show360.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geely
        Walt
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Phillip the Fat
        Can we assume the Phillip the Fat works for Geely, or is delusional?
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Phillip the Fat
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        @Phillip the Fat
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      :)
      • 3 Years Ago
      Hope the brakes work on this one! I'll buy my own floor mats thank you.
      Master Austin
      • 3 Years Ago
      Are they going to pull the same BS as Corolla and give it a 27 year old 4 speed transmission and call it all new again? I've already seen what they do, I lost hope and consumers now have more viable, and more reliable alternatives.
      BMW ROCKS!
      • 3 Years Ago
      1st recall of the 7th gen Camry should commence shortly after. (mark my word)
        Aquineas
        • 3 Years Ago
        @BMW ROCKS!
        Well, you can watch the recall while you have the water pumped replaced in your 3-series at 60,000 miles.
        • 3 Years Ago
        @BMW ROCKS!
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        longducdong
        • 3 Years Ago
        No it doesnt, the masses will buy that lump of boring crap no matter what, and Toyota knows this.
          David S.
          • 3 Years Ago
          @longducdong
          Yeah, and what do you drive, a Ferrari? Get real.....
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          @longducdong
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          Christopher Glowacki
          • 3 Years Ago
          @longducdong
          "so it needs to be REALLY good to get back in there." (justin) "No it doesnt, the masses will buy that lump of boring crap no matter what, and Toyota knows this." (longducdong) hmmmmmm..... is a bell ringing? that, "it just needs to be good ENOUGH, and the mindless consumers will all buy it anyway" attitude, isn't that a big part of the auto manufacturing doctrine that sent a generation of people screaming away from GM, Ford, and Chrysler and straight into the welcoming arms of Toyota and Honda in the first place? anyway, you gotta figure they've been put on such an enormous pedastle and have such golden polished reputations that a generation or 2 of barely par, also ran vehicles couldn't possibly upset the status quo, could it?
          • 3 Years Ago
          @longducdong
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          mikoprivat
          • 3 Years Ago
          @longducdong
          hey Brian...obviously you neighbor is not normal...does he have gray hair, wobbles, looks lost in the world and has the seat of his pants swollen from a diaper, takes him 30 seconds to realize that the traffic light turned green before he starts into the intersection???? because then i know him...he is the stereotypical toyota and lexus buyer.
      Phillip the Fat
      • 3 Years Ago
      The 2014 EC8 which will be jointly developed with Volvo will BLOW AWAY Camry, Sonota, Malibu, Fusion. 2011 Emgrand EC8 mid-size car length 193.1 inches, wheelbase 110.4 inches, width 72.0 inches Emgrand brand logo http://www.a-c-d.dk/CHINA/geely/billeder/emgrand%20logo.jpg http://www.dhcar.cn/Products/emgrand/ec8/summarize.html pics http://www.dhcar.cn/Products/emgrand/ec8/appreciate.html 360 degrees view (click the 2 arrows) http://www.dhcar.cn/Products/emgrand/ec8/show360.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geely
        Drew
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Phillip the Fat
        That ugly thing looks like a Cruze. No thanks.
      mikoprivat
      • 3 Years Ago
      when will these diaper wearing toyota driving baby boomers disappear already into oblivion with their boring ugly smelly toyotas???
        Dest
        • 3 Years Ago
        @mikoprivat
        What's with all these childish comments on AB lately? Yeesh.
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          @Dest
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      miketim1
      • 3 Years Ago
      I like the way current Camry looks and I like the overall car. I prefer the Sport Body with the V6 motor which can get to 60 in 5.7 sec. Add some TRD wheels and lowering springs you have a damn good looking sedan. But as Smooth said below... the competition is good so Toyota has alot of ground to cover. Good luck
      navypond
      • 3 Years Ago
      Just two years after this new Camry we'll be getting the new & improved Hyundai & Ford midsize cars with 8 speed auto, 40 mpg+, ISG, & better engine specs. Toyota now playing the catch up game.
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        graphikzking
        • 3 Years Ago
        @navypond
        Umm.. Toyota has had the 8speed transmission WAY before anyone else. I know they will obviously stick with the tried and true 6speed automatic since it's already in all their cars and Toyota seems to play it safe. Let's see if they ratchet it up. I think they figure "Hey we redesign it and keep the 6 speed we get 35mpg highway and 350,000 sales" OR: "We spend more money and put the 8speed into it get 36mpg and get 365,000 sales". Does it make business sense for them? I would LOVE to see them push the envelope, but as long as people keep buying generic products (just like Honda) then they will keep producing them. Toyota won't be playing catchup because they will be ahead for 2 years, then Hyundai will be ahead for a few years.. it will be see-saw not catchup. Catchup implies that the NEW camry will be BEHIND the current Sonata (Maybe in the looks department it will be but I don't expect that in the engine setup).
          navypond
          • 3 Years Ago
          @graphikzking
          I was talking about Hyundai & Ford putting a 7 or 8 speed auto as stantard in their MID SIZE FAMILY CARS. Who said Toyota doesn't have an 8speed auto??? You Stupid? Hyundai already has an 8 speed also so what is so special about Toyota having one?? Ford & Hyundais already offer 6 speed autos now. Camry doesn't. 2 years after Camry's release, Ford & Hyundai will move onto 7 or 8 speed autos when Camry is still stuck with 6 gears & lower mpg & engine specs. That's the point I am making. GET IT?!
      Smooth
      • 3 Years Ago
      Toyota is gonna have to BRING IT with this next Camry. Competition is very fierce with the new Optima, Sonata and the upcoming Malibu coming out soon. Toyota is gonna have to learn how to not alienate its current customers and gain new ones. I'm not an expert on car design, but I know redesigning a car that has sold 300,000+ units a year for the past 10 years or so has got to be very taxing. It's one thing to wow people one go round to gain those customers, but to keep them coming back is another story......we shall see.
        Zoom
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Smooth
        All Toyota needs is a conservative design. Simple, sure, w a bit of flash just to keep it fresh. The hordes want consistency. With that it will remain the best seller. No flash (Hyundai), all substance.
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