The 10 Best Midsize Cars of 2016

9. 2016 Toyota Camry

What’s New?

With its recently polished and highly improved cabin handling and quality, the 2016 Toyota Camry has remained one of the most compelling midsize cars. The car is comfortable with above average front and rear seats space, distinct luxury, good visibility, an excellent V6 engine, sport trim levels and user-friendly interior controls. Following last year’s model the 2016 Toyota Camry is more sophisticated, has improved designs and fuel consumption efficiency. User reviews have all been positive and it has become the best-selling car in the United States due to its impressive racing style, reputation, and quality. A new Special Edition trim level has been introduced and includes new features such as smoked tailgates, blue interior accents, and a sportier gauge cluster.

Exterior Design

As a 5 passenger mid-size sedan, the 2016 Toyota Camry is available in SE, LE, Special Edition, XLE, and XSE trim levels. 17-inch alloy wheels, a sport trimmed exterior and sport-tuned suspension are offered as standard for the SE trim level. The Special Edition comes with an Entune Audio Plus Package together with 18-inch wheels and smoked taillights.

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Interior Design and Technology

The Toyota Camry offers one of the most spacious and comfortable cabins for of any mid-sized sedans. The Special Edition trim level is engineered with a sports-themed interior styling which includes synthetic leather and cloth upholstery, paddle shifters, leather trimmed steering wheel and a 4.2-inch driver infotainment display. A convenience package which includes a hands-free trunk opening system, a keyless entry and ignition are offered on the SE and 4 cylinder XSE trim levels.

Engine and Fuel Efficiency

A 6-speed automatic transmission system and front wheel drive are offered as standard for all the trim levels. Alongside the 6-speed automatic transmission system, a 2.5 l 4 cylinder engine which delivers an estimated 178 horsepower and 170-pound per feet of torque is also offered as standard. The EPA estimated fuel economy for the 2.5 l engine is estimated at 28 mpg combined i.e. 25 city and 35 highway.


The 2016 Toyota Camry comes with antilock disc brakes, front and rear view side bags, a rearview camera and antilock disc brakes. A safety Connect package which features an emergency assistance button, stolen vehicle locator, and automatic collision notification is optional for the XLE trim level.

Posted on April 10, 2017