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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: 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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    Report: Toyota sees Camry share loss despite predicting increasing sales
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    Toyota may be set to lose share the midsize sedan market. While speaking with Automotive News, Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz said that if his company kept pace with the current swell in the market for family four doors, Toyota would need to sell around 500,000 Camry models. "I'm not sure we can do much more than 400 [thousand] today," Lentz ...

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    Read This: Why Toyota Camry's Korea Car of the Year win is a big-time upset
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    The 2013 Toyota Camry is officially the car of the year in Korea. The country's motoring press graced the Japanese sedan with the honor for the first time, officially marking a shift in prevailing Korean attitudes toward Japan and its products. According to industry analysts, buyers in the country are no longer simply choosing their purchases based on ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2013 Daytona 500 runs 200 laps, six of them count [spoilers]
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    It's been a huge month, leading up to the Super Bowl of NASCAR, the Daytona 500. This is the first year of the new Car of Tomorrow, the "Gen Six" car, and all of the drivers have been trying to figure out its intricacies. The Ford Fusion and Chevrolet NASCAR SS has joined the field and its street-legal equivalent, the SS, was introduced. A huge wreck in ...

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    Official: Toyota Camry lineup gets interior and tech updates one year in
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    When it debuted last year, the Toyota Camry came in for some criticism over its interior, most centered on material choices – both in quality (not enough) and variety (too much). Thus, Toyota has responded after just one model year, updating both materials and features on its gas-powered and hybrid family sedans for 2013. The LE version appeared to ...

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    Ford's January hybrid sales quadruple from 2012, younger buyers show interest
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    The Toyota Camry Hybrid cuts an unassuming enough figure. To Ford, though, the popular model from the world's biggest hybrid-vehicle maker is basically Goliath, and the US automaker says it's taking a good shot at it. Ford says its December 2012 share of US hybrids jumped almost nine percentage points from a year earlier, while Toyota's share fell eight ...

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    Review: 2013 Toyota Camry Hybrid
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    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 ...

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    Recalls: Toyota recalls slew of models for possible airbag calibration defect
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    Toyota is recalling sixteen models from the 2009 to 2013 model years over a potential issue with passenger seat airbag calibration. In spite of the large number of different Toyotas covered by the recall, just 3,235 units are included. These were vehicles installed with accessories like leather seat covers and headrest DVD systems by Southeast Toyota ...

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    Video: Watching Kyle Busch's NASCAR racer get its game face on is a wrapper's delight
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    The start of the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season is just six weeks away, and the contenders are beginning to get dressed up for the battle. Joe Gibbs Racing TV shows how that's done with a time-lapse video of Kyle Busch's No. 18 Toyota Camry getting its bright, tailored suit of logos headed by sponsor M&Ms. Of note, the base racecar is already wrapped ...

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    Report: Why everyone loses but the lawyers in Toyota's unintended acceleration settlement
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    The Toyota settlement recently submitted to US District Judge James Selna for approval will cost the company anywhere from $1 billion to $1.4 billion. All to settle the class-action suit brought against it for economic losses stemming from claims of unintended acceleration. This suit only addresses the perceived loss-of-value that Toyota owners and ...

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    Official: IIHS subjects midsizers to tough new impact test, finds fault with Toyota, VW [w/video]
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    Crash tests continue to get ever tougher, and the new "small overlap" test from the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety is giving engineers fits. The new procedure, launched in August, subjects just 25 percent of a vehicle's front end to an impact at 40 miles per hour, and it's proven to be a lot tougher to ace than the institute's old 40-percent ...

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    Study: Redesigns that worked and flopped determined by new Cars.com index
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    The 2013 Ford Fusion is probably the latest, greatest example of a completely redesigned car that has evoked widespread calls of "Look at that!" Above its buzzworthy looks, though, Ford will be concerned about how the 2013 Fusion sells and by how much – if at all – it beats sales of the previous version. Cars.com has run the sales numbers on ...

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    SEMA: Tekked-Out Prius, Rowdy Camry round out Toyota's SEMA offerings
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    From the same Dream Build Challenge that brought the DragQouia to the SEMA Show, NASCAR stars Clint Bowyer and Kyle Busch also got involved with the competition hoping to win $50,000 for their respective charities. Instead of building trucks like their NHRA counterparts, Bowyer had a Prius built for the contest while Busch stuck with a car he's very ...

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    Report: Toyota claims best-selling car crown two months early
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    As automakers are preparing to release sales figures for October, Toyota is looking a little further ahead by claiming that the Camry is the best-selling car in the US for the 11th straight year a full two months early. Based on sales figures through September, Toyota thinks that its 67,000-unit lead over the closest competitor is big enough to make a ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #301
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    2013 Ford Fusion, Honda Fit CUV and Civic Type R, Buick Encore pricing, pressure to sell GM stock, Jaguar F-Type Episode #301 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, George Kennedy and Seyth Miersma talk about the 2013 Ford Fusion, new Hondas we can't have, Buick Encore pricing, pressure on the Treasury to sell GM stock and the Jaguar ...

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    2013 Ford Fusion rated at 25/37 MPG, Hybrid gets 47 MPG
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    The EPA posted fuel economy numbers for the 2013 Ford Fusion in front-wheel-drive, all-wheel-drive and hybrid flavors, but they were quickly removed from certain parts of the FuelEconomy.gov website. Car and Driver snagged the numbers before they disappeared, however, and it makes for fine reading. It's a toss-up nowadays as to whether an automatic or ...

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    Report: 2013 Ford Fusion rated at 25/37 MPG, Hybrid gets 47 MPG
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    The EPA posted fuel economy numbers for the 2013 Ford Fusion in front-wheel-drive, all-wheel-drive and hybrid flavors, but they were quickly removed from certain parts of the FuelEconomy.gov website. Car and Driver snagged the numbers before they disappeared, however, and it makes for fine reading. It's a toss-up nowadays as to whether an automatic or ...

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