The 2014 Toyota Camry is a midsize sedan that seats five passengers. It is available in four trim levels: L, LE, SE and XLE. The base L comes standard with 16-inch steel wheels, air-conditioning, power windows and mirrors, cruise control, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, split-folding rear seats, a trip computer, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a 6.1-inch touchscreen display and a six-speaker sound system with a CD player, an auxiliary audio jack and a USB/iPod interface.
The LE adds automatic headlamps, power door locks with remote keyless entry, audio controls on the steering wheel, and an eight-way power driver seat with power lumbar support. The SE includes a sport-tuned suspension, 17-inch alloy wheels, foglights, heated exterior mirrors, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and sport-themed exterior styling details. The XLE reverts to the LE’s softer suspension settings and adds 17-inch alloy wheels, a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, an upgraded version of the Entune system with a 7-inch touchscreen display, satellite radio and HD radio.
The 2014 Toyota Camry is a great choice for anyone looking for a reliable, comfortable, and fuel-efficient midsize sedan. It has a spacious interior, a comfortable ride, and a long list of standard features. The Camry is also known for its excellent safety ratings, making it a great choice for families.
The 2014 Toyota Camry comes standard with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 178 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive are standard. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 28 mpg combined (25 city/35 highway).
The SE trim level comes with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 268 hp and 248 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed automatic is again standard. In Edmunds testing, a Camry SE V6 accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 6.2 seconds, which is a quick time for this class of car. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 25 mpg combined (21 city/31 highway).
The Camry Hybrid pairs a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with an electric motor for a total output of 200 hp. A continuously variable transmission (CVT) is standard. In Edmunds testing, a Camry Hybrid LE went from zero to 60 mph in 7.7 seconds, which is a quick time for a hybrid sedan. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 41 mpg combined (43 city/39 highway).
The Camry’s ride quality is comfortable, and the car is quiet on the highway. The SE’s sport-tuned suspension delivers a slightly firmer ride, but it’s still compliant enough to soak up bumps and ruts in the road. The Camry’s handling is secure, but it’s not particularly engaging to drive.
The 2014 Toyota Camry has a spacious interior with plenty of room for passengers. The front seats are comfortable and supportive, and the rear seats offer plenty of legroom and headroom. The Camry’s trunk is also large, with 15.4 cubic feet of cargo space.
The Camry’s dashboard is well laid out, with easy-to-use controls and high-quality materials. The base L model comes with a 6.1-inch touchscreen display, while higher trims get a larger 7-inch touchscreen. The Camry’s infotainment system is easy to use, with large icons and intuitive menus.
The Camry’s cabin is also very quiet, with little wind or road noise entering the cabin. The car’s ride quality is comfortable, and the suspension does a good job of soaking up bumps and ruts in the road.
The 2014 Toyota Camry comes standard with antilock brakes, stability and traction control, front and rear side airbags, front knee airbags, full-length side curtain airbags and a rearview camera. A blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alert is optional on the SE and XLE trims. The XLE can also be equipped with a lane departure warning system and a frontal collision warning system with automatic braking.
In government crash tests, the Camry earned a perfect five-star overall rating, with five stars for frontal and side-impact protection. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the Camry its highest rating