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2018 Toyota Camry vs 2017 Toyota Camry

There is something pretty special about the Toyota Camry. A consumer favorite, the Toyota Camry is a consistent best-seller in the Toyota vehicle lineup. Providing first-time car owners and seasoned pros alike with dependable and reliable transportation, the Camry has that something special car shoppers are looking for. For the 2018 model year, the Camry got a significant refresh, but is it worth the bump in price tags? Read our 2018 Toyota Camry vs 2017 Toyota Camry comparison below to find out.

Anyone who has ever said that the Toyota Camry was vanilla will be eating their words once they experience the new model. A bold new exterior design, a revamped suspension system, and all-new powertrain options on the 2018 Toyota Camry make it more appealing than ever before. If you can’t tell already, we think the new model is worth every penny. Find more details on the new 2018 Camry features below.

2018 Toyota Camry vs 2017 Toyota Camry

2018 Toyota Camry vs 2017 Toyota Camry
$24,000 Starting MSRP $23,070
28/39 Fuel Economy 24/33
203 Horsepower 178
2.5-liter four-cylinder Base Engine 2.5-liter four-cylinder

What’s new for the 2018 Toyota Camry?

While there are numerous small changes between the two Camry models, we think there are four main differences to be aware of when making your purchasing decision. First, the 2018 Toyota Camry has a completely redesigned look. Even from a far distance, it is clear the 2018 Toyota Camry appears more bold and athletic thanks to a longer, lower, and wider stance. This structural change has also gifted passengers with increased rear legroom.

The second significant change to the 2018 model is an upgraded suspension. While the 2017 model used rear struts the 2018 model uses a double-wishbone suspension. The double-wishbone suspension was recently used on the Toyota Prius and received high praise, and Toyota is hoping the 2018 Camry will receive similar ride comfort and handling improvements.

The third change to the 2018 Camry lies in the engine options. The 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine has been revamped and will now produce significantly more horsepower. An optional 3.6-liter V6 engine will also be available. Both engines will be paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission that has never before been offered with the Camry.

The last significant change is that, like other 2018 Toyota vehicles, the 2018 Camry will come standard with the Toyota Safety Sense® P System on all trims. This bundle includes advanced safety features that were previously only found in higher trim levels and optional packages on previous Camry models.

With just a minor price increase, the 2018 Toyota Camry is definitely worth the money. Anyone interested in learning more about the new model is encouraged to fill out the form on this page and explore other Camry research and blog pages on the Ackerman Toyota website.

2018 Toyota Camry front fascia
2018 Toyota Camry dashboard overview
2018 Toyota Camry front seats
2018 Toyota Camry rear exterior