The Good The 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid's gasoline-electric drivetrain delivers phenomenally good fuel economy and a good amount of power. A stylish body update adds subtle aesthetics, while the Entune app integration system brings in very useful connected features.
The Bad The SE trim Camry Hybrid, with its sport-tuned suspension, is an unnecessary variant for a car that has no real sport chops. The number of apps available in Entune is very limited, so you might not find your favorite music or location app..
The Bottom Line The 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid is the most engaging car in the Camry lineup, not due to performance driving characteristics but for the sheer cleverness of its hybrid drivetrain and excellent fuel economy, while its roomy sedan body and app integration give it modern all-around utility.
Toyota Camry Hybrid: 40 mpg and 680 miles per tank
With the 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid on the schedule, I set myself for a week of adrenaline-free driving, scooting around the highways and byways of the San Francisco Bay Area at a comfortable pace. After a few long freeway trips I noticed the fuel gauge was still pegged at full. Was it broken? Would I be stuck on the side of the road with an empty tank?
Far from it. First of all, the average fuel economy on the trip computer read over 40 mpg. Compounding that excellent fuel economy and explaining the glacial movement of the fuel needle, a look at the specs showed that Toyota fits the Camry Hybrid with a big 17 gallon fuel tank.
At the Camry Hybrid's EPA average of 40 mpg, that means 680 miles of range. Just think how infrequently you'll be stopping at gas stations.
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