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New Toyota Camry design, same old engine (pictures)

For 2015, Toyota gives its Camry model attractive styling, with an aggressive front end and big intakes, but under the hood, engine options remain the same from the previous generation.

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Toyota gives its Camry model new styling and cabin electronics for the 2015 model year.

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The front end in particular gets a style upgrade.

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Despite the changes, the Camry remains Toyota's bread-and-butter mid-size sedan.

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Unchanged are the engine options. Seen here is the 3.5-liter V-6.

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With room for five and trunk space, the Camry makes for a solid all-around family car.

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Stabilizer bars in the front and rear suspension structures keep the Camry composed when cornering.

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Trunk volume is rated at 15.4 cubic feet.

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Toyota is not so daring as to offer a panoramic sunroof.

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Interior styling is clean and elegant in this Camry XLE model.

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Lighted rocker panels are a smart addition.

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In XLE trim, the Camry offers power adjustable front seats.

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The rear bench offers good head and legroom.

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Toyota includes a touchscreen LCD as standard, although navigation comes extra.

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Electric power steering is responsive, with good weight at the wheel.

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A display on the instrument cluster shows trip data, navigation, stereo and other information.

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The six-speed automatic includes a mostly useless Sport mode and manual gear selection, which could come in handy on hill descents.

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Toyota's new touchscreen head unit includes buttons for audio and apps, but not navigation.

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The Qi wireless charging pad sits in a compartment at the front of the console.

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Toyota has gone to an app paradigm for the car's cabin tech features, similar to most smartphones.

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Subsequent menu screens in the  Camry show third-party apps integrated through Toyota Entune.

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The Entune app runs on a smartphone paired to the car, and gives drivers access to app services through the car's interface.

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Bing is useful for finding destinations with a freeform online search.

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The Camry shows perspective view maps, rather than just the 2D maps of previous generations.

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This traffic prediction map shows what traffic conditions might look like up to 45 minutes in the future.

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Voice command works for most of the car's systems, including integrated Entune apps.

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Toyota includes all audio sources, from radio to brought-in media to apps, on one screen.

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The music library interface offers a quick search by letter.

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The current track screen shows album art.

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The premium JBL GreenEdge audio system available in the Camry produces crisp, clear sound.

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The hands-free Bluetooth phone system offers typical features, showing the phone's contact list.

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The back-up camera includes distance lines, but no trajectory lines, which would curve to show the vehicle's path depending on steering angle.

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