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Toyota Camry Hybrid, 2012: More car, less money

The 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid will feature a slightly larger engine and, depending on the model, will be priced $800-$1,000 cheaper than the 2011 versions.

The base model 2012 Camry Hybrid will be priced $25,900, approximately $1,000 less than the 2011 model. The premium will be priced at $27,400, a decrease of $800 from last year’s model.

Equipped with the company’s Hybrid Synergy Drive powertrain, the new Camry features a four-cylinder, 2.5 liter engine that can produce 200 horsepower. It has a combined fuel economy of 41 mpg.

Toyota Camry Hybrid, 2012

During the Green Drive Expo, a recent media brand launch in Richmond, Calif., the Toyota Camry hybrid presented itself well.

It's handsomely designed with a spacious cabin, upgraded trim and, most importantly, substantial backseat legroom and headroom.

Features include 10 standard airbags and an available blind-spot warning system. The 2012 Toyota Hybrid also now now includes dual-zone climate control and Bluetooth in all trims. High-end JBL sound, HD Radio, a navigation system, and a new Entune app-based system are optional.

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