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Hybrid Toyota Camry a 200-horsepower sleeper sedan

The Toyota Camry Hybrid may look conventionally boring, but its hybrid gasoline-electric drivetrain not only makes 200 horsepower, but averages close to 40 mpg.

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Toyota's midsize Camry sedan comes with four-cylinder or V6 gasoline engines, or a hybrid gasoline-electric drive system, getting significantly better fuel economy than its gasoline-only counterparts.

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The 2016 Camry Hybrid shows Toyota's latest styling, with a big, lower air intake and badge bar connecting the front headlights.

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The 2016 Camry Hybrid uses conventional halogen headlights, although LED headlights should be coming to a future generation, as other Toyota models are getting LEDs.

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As a midsize sedan, the Camry Hybrid seats five in a roomy cabin.

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The Camry Hybrid can only be had in front-wheel-drive.

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Hybrid badges adorn the fenders, but styling calling out the car's hybrid drivetrain remains subtle.

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The Camry model is one of Toyota's best-selling cars, and also the best-selling sedan in the US.

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Toyota offers the Camry Hybrid in a couple of trim levels, with XLE being the highest.

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The drivetrain combines a four-cylinder engine with an electric drive unit, making 200 horsepower and achieving 40 mpg average fuel economy under EPA ratings.

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The Camry Hybrid is much more powerful than its four-cylinder gasoline-only counterpart and gets much greater fuel economy, making it a win-win.

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In XLE trim, the Entune infotainment system, which features app integration, comes standard.

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