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2013 Toyota Camry Hybrid

Giving Vanilla A Good Name "Vanilla." Taken in modern context, that's not a compliment, but it should be. Vanilla actually has exotic origins, and as spices go, only saffron is more costly. Despite the realities, calling something "vanilla" is not whistling in admiration. The Toyota Camry has been called "vanilla" countless times since its debut, but both the car and the bean have something up their sleeves. Scoff all you want, but vanilla is the most popular ice cream flavor, and there is no mainstream sedan that outsells the Camry. Apparently, vanilla has an underlying tinge of... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
2.5L I4/105kW AC Motor
Power:
200 HP
Transmission:
CVT
MSRP:
$25,990 (base)
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    Report: Subaru Indiana plant to stop building Toyota Camry
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    Subaru may be set to end production of the Toyota Camry at its Lafayette, IN facility by 2017, according to a report from the Louisville Journal-Courier and a CBS affiliate in Columbia, South Carolina. Speaking to the plant's Executive Vice President Tom Easterday, the whole affair sounds like a done deal. "Based on changes in Toyota's production plans, ...

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    SEMA: Toyota CamRally is vanilla spiced
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    We weren't quite sure it was possible, but NASCAR driver Parker Kligerman and the other folks behind this Toyota Dream Build Challenge vehicle (check out the other cars in the challenge) have made the Camry, a versatile but vanilla family sedan, into a performance car to be reckoned with. And by stripping it (literally) of its versatility and injecting ...

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    Official: Toyota SEMA concepts promote active lifestyles, rallying [w/video]
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    Toyota has six vehicles that it's bringing to the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show next week, all of which were developed by and for people who live active lifstyles. Four of them are the result of the Toyota Dream Build Challenge, which tasked a team of athletes and vehicle customization shops to build Toyota sedans, pickup trucks and ...

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    Official: Toyota settles for $3M after being found liable in sudden acceleration case
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    A jury has decided that faulty software was to blame for a crash involving a 2005 Toyota Camry that killed one woman and injured another. This is the first time Toyota has been found liable by a jury in a lawsuit involving sudden acceleration claims. Toyota has maintained that driver error is the most likely cause for cases of sudden ...

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    Recalls: Toyota recalling 800k Camry, Avalon and Venza models for AC issue
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    Toyota has announced plans to voluntarily recall 803,000 vehicles from model years 2012 and 2013, over concerns with the air conditioning condenser housing. The recall covers the Camry, Camry Hybrid, Avalon, Avalon Hybrid and Venza, although the exact split between affected models wasn't available. According to Toyota, the condenser can leak onto an ...

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    Recalls: Toyota recalling 10k vehicles to fix wiper switches
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    Toyota has announced a voluntary recall covering approximately 10,000 cars in the United States. Affected models include the 2013-14 Camry and Camry Hybrid, 2013-14 Avalon and Avalon Hybrid, and the brand new 2014 Corolla. The problem, as Toyota explains it, is that, "During manufacture of the wiper switch assembly in the involved vehicles, certain ...

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    Followup: Toyota found not at fault in alleged unintended acceleration crash
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    Toyota has already paid out millions and billions of dollars in settlements surrounding unintended acceleration, but the first lawsuit in the matter, which headed to a California court in July, has reached a verdict. Following the 2009 death of Noriko Uno, whose 2006 Camry was hit by another car and then sped out of control before crashing into a tree, ...

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    Report: Toyota must go to trial over unintended acceleration suits
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    Toyota is surely readying its trial lawyers, as the Japanese giant is officially headed to court in a pair of cases relating to its unintended acceleration fiascos of 2009 and 2010. In the first case, the United States Supreme Court has actually got involved in matters, ignoring an appeal from Toyota that attempted to use an arbitrator to settle its ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #352
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    Porsche details leaked, Toyota Camry may lose No. 1 sedan spot, Lamborghini Urus and Volvo Concept Coupe production rumors Episode #352 of the Autoblog podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth is joined by Steven Ewing and Brandon Turkus. Topics include a big garage update full of awesome stuff, leaked Porsche information, speculation that the Toyota ...

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    Report: Toyota Camry could lose No. 1 sedan spot next year [w/video]
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    Eleven months after Toyota claimed the 2012 sales crown a couple of months early thanks to the Camry, the headlines this year have been quite a bit different to last. Even though the Camry remains the best selling car so far in 2013 and its volume has increased year-on-year, it has lost market share due to the 20-percent sales explosion in the midsize ...

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    Report: Subaru celebrates 4-millionth vehicle built in Indiana
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    Subaru has produced its four-millionth vehicle at its Lafayette, Indiana factory. The Deep Indigo Blue 2014 Outback is pictured above, alongside the very first Subaru to leave the Lafayette facility, a first-generation Legacy. Formally known as Subaru of Indiana Automotive, SIA opened its doors in 1989 and currently produces the Outback, Legacy and ...

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    Official: Toyota gives a free RAV4 to 50-millionth customer [w/video]
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    Not surprisingly, the 50-millionth Toyota product sold in the US was a Camry, but Toyota had a big surprise in store for Michael Dee, the buyer of said milestone vehicle. Toyota group vice president Bill Fay showed up at Dee's house to not only personally thank him for the purchase, but also completely paid off that brand new Camry, presenting the owner ...

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    Report: Ford making Fusion production moves to challenge Camry on volume
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    The Ford Fusion may already beat the Toyota Camry in terms of models offered, transaction price and sales increase so far this year, but if the Fusion wants to make a run at the title of best-selling car in the US, Bloomberg reminds us that volume is key. Opening a second production line at the Flat Rock, MI assembly plant will reportedly allow Ford to ...

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    Report: First Toyota unintended acceleration case headed for trial
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    Toyota is going to be back in the spotlight, as the first of its unintended acceleration lawsuits is headed for trial. This case covers a Los Angeles sushi shop owner, Noriko Uno. According to the what the family told The Detroit News, Uno only put about 10,000 miles on her 2006 Toyota Camry in four years. Uno was apparently afraid of high speeds, ...

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    Report: Toyota Camry, Honda Civic inventories mounting as US automakers make inroads
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    Two of the hottest-selling cars in America aren't quite as hot as they used to be. The Toyota Camry and Honda Civic are both seeing dealer supplies increase in the face of renewed competition from the much-improved Detroit Three. According to a report from The Detroit News, the Camry's dealer inventory is 15 days higher than its seasonal average, while ...

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    Official: Toyota hits 10 million Camry models sold in US
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    This year marks 30 years of sales for the Toyota Camry in the US, and in that time, it has amassed more than 10 million sales. In its first year on the market, the Camry sold 52,651 units, but it has gone on to become the best-selling car in the US for the last 11 years. Toyota says that "virtually all" current Camry models sold in the US are made here, ...

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    Report: Toyota Camry incentives and fleet sales cranked to keep sales crown, insiders worried
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    We've been watching for some time now as Toyota has piled more incentives on the hood of its Camry sedan, and Automotive News reports that the we're not the only ones with raised eyebrows. The current Camry hasn't even been on the market for two years, but the family sedan segment is more hotly contested than it has been in years. It's that high level of ...

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    Study: Ford F-150 bumps Camry from top of Cars.com American Made Index
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    With July 4th just around the corner, what better time could there be for Cars.com to announce that the Ford F-150 is the Most American car of 2013? This may be especially true since it was the Toyota Camry, a car produced by a company based in Japan, that had held the top spot from 2009 to 2012. Cars.com compiles its Most American list by considering ...

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    Video: Watch a Camry driver in full road rage
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    There are vehicles that, fair or not, will forever be associated with jerky drivers. But as this very recent footage from an in-car camera shows, even the most mundane of sedans can be piloted by an ass. In this video, the driver of one very beige Toyota Camry is driving like a person choked with rage. Though we don't see which (if any) actions by our ...

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    Report: Altima, Fusion shaking up midsize sedan sales race
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    When we first saw and drove new midsize sedans like the 2013 Nissan Altima and 2013 Ford Fusion, we had a feeling the Toyota Camry would eventually see a challenge for the top sales spot, but we had no idea things would move this quickly. Automotive News is reporting that the quarter tallies still show the Camry holding a sizable lead over its ...

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