Performance review: Toyota Camry 2010 – Praised for the impressive EPA

Naijauto.com has written on the Toyota Camry 2010 performance review. Read on to the end to find out which trim performance best suits your need.

The Toyota Camry lineup has been a best-selling sedan in Nigeria for over two decades with the Toyota Camry 2010 among the most searched cars on the internet which is why Naijauto.com has stepped in to provide an expert review of its performance. But first, let’s get an overview of what’s on the Camry 2010.

1. Overview of the Toyota Camry 2010

The Toyota Camry 2010 belongs to the seventh-generation Toyota Camry, debuted in 2007. Toyota has completely redesigned the Camry for the seventh-generation since its beginning and by 2010 it had experienced a number of noteworthy improvements such as a new engine, improved safety standards, and a completely restyled front and rear outlook.

The Camry 2010 appears slightly compact and easy to park. Plus, it comes with a plainly built but upscale cabin with a comfortable seating capacity for 5 persons. On a general note, the Toyota Camry 2010 is a comfortable and easy-to-operate car, promising a lot of vigour and vitality for a variety of drivers.

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The 4-cylinder Toyota Camry 2010 has a fuel economy of 22 mpg city and 33 mpg highway

However, our focal point in this post is Toyota Camry 2010 performance review. Naijauto.com studied a wide range of user reviews in addition to our experience of the Toyota Camry 2010 to produce this detailed review of the Toyota Camry 2010 performance.

2. Toyota Camry 2010 engine, transmission and fuel economy

The Toyota Camry 2010 comes standard with a 2.5L four-cylinder engine capable of producing 169 hp and lb torque. It is also fitted with the fuel economizing Variable Valve Timing with Intelligence (VVT-i) technology.

Aside from that, there is a 268 hp producing 3.5L V6 engine variant. The four cylinder engine comes with either a 6-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission while the V6 engine variant comes paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission only.

The Toyota Camry 2010’s four-cylinder engine variant zips quite some power that is suitable for all kinds of driving styles. It also offers a better fuel economy than the V6 engine.

On the flip side, the V6 engine variant is ideal for drivers who always travel with a full load or those desirous of a high-speed engine.

Both variants of the Toyota Camry 2010 boasts of surprisingly quiet engines. The 4-cylinder Toyota Camry 2010 boasts of an EPA estimate of 22 mpg city and 33 mpg highway. The V6 engine variant, however, has reduced fuel efficiency, offering 19 mpg city and 28 mpg highway.

3. Toyota Camry 2010 hybrid option

The Toyota Camry 2010 model also offers a fuel-efficient hybrid option of all trim levels. This Camry hybrid features a hybrid petrol/electric powertrain paired against a highly fuel-efficient continuously variable transmission (CVT). It offers a far better fuel economy as against its regular petrol equivalent.

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The Toyoto Camry 2010 is available in 2.5L 4-cylinder engine or 3.5L V6 engine variant

The Toyota Camry 2010 has an EPA estimate of 33 mpg city and 34 mpg highway. So impressive, isn’t it?

4. Toyota Camry 2010 trims

In furtherance of our Toyota Camry 2010 performance review, you should also know that both the four-cylinder and V6 variants of the Toyota Camry 2010 is available in four trim levels, namely:

  • Base trim
  • LE trim
  • SE trim
  • XLE trim

With the four trims of the Toyota Camry 2010, it is very hard for this midsize sedan to fail to meet any class of buyers needs.

The Sports Edition (SE) trim of the Toyota Camry comes with a rather stiff suspension and other performance-based improvements such as an extra power advantage. While the base, LE, and XLE trims produce 169 hp, the SE reels out an impressive 179 hp that helps it achieve its predestined sportiness.

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5. Conclusion

Since the debut of Toyota Camry in the Nigerian market, this midsized sedan has earned an overall reputation of reliability, great build quality, and long-term durability. Its resale value is another reason Nigerians love this creation of the Japanese.

Now that you have gone through this extensive Toyota Camry 2010 performance review, we hope you can now confidently go ahead to make the right choice of either of its engine variants and trim that best suits your driving need.

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