Toyota's Camry Hybrid
selling like crazy
these days. Last year,
managed to sell 54,477
, an impressive figure no doubt, and sales are showing no signs of slowing down. For example, in the month of March, Toyota set a new record for the
version of the
by selling 6,930. For the year, it is on track to sell over 60,000 of its midsize
, a 10 percent increase over the previous year. In fact, the Camry Hybrid, which is
rated at 33 miles per gallon city and 34 miles per gallon highway, is easily outselling the 268 horsepower 3.5 liter V6 powered model, which is rated at 19 city and 28 highway. Historically, American buyers have shown a propensity to choose the largest engine available.
When sales of the
and the Camry Hybrid are combined, Toyota easily remains the world's leader in
sales and appears a lock to remain that way, at least for the next few years.