2016 Toyota Camry

MSRP $23,070 - $31,370

Ranked #6 in Sedan

8.3

Overall Rating

2016 Toyota Camry Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: August 10, 2021

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Nathan Dyer 

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The Camry is a great offering from Toyota in the four-door sedan segment. The Camry has managed to become one of America’s best-selling cars, and that is no small feat. The Japanese manufacturer has made some really good cars over time, and this is one of their really good offerings. The Camry is not terrible in terms of performance but is really a car that has a great interior along with lots of features. The exterior is not too fancy or blingy, but it is not too dated or gaudy to look at either.

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Pros

Comfortable Interior

Good Acceleration

Sporty Looks

Cons

Lacks engaging drive

What's New?

Car remains the same as the previous year


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$23070

bodystyle

4dr Sedan

passenger capacity

5

top speed

122 mph

drivetrain

front wheel drive

engine type

displacement

152 cu.in.

horsepower

178 hp @ 6000 rpm

torque

170 lb.-ft. @ 4100 rpm

transmission

6 speed shiftable automatic

dimensions

wheelbase

109.3 in.

length

190.9 in.

width

71.7 in.

height

57.9 in.

curb weight

3240 lbs.

ground clearance

6.1 in.

capacity

passenger volume

102.7 cu ft.

cargo volume

15.4 cu ft.

payload capacity

925 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

7.1 sec.

standing 1/4-mile

16 sec.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

25/28/35 mpg

highway range

489.6 mi.

warranty

basic warranty

3 yr./ 36000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

5 yr./ 60000 mi.

powertrain warranty

5 yr./ 60,000 mi.

corrosion warranty

5 yr./ unlimited mi.

roadside assistance

Yes


Pictures & Videos


Trims

LE$23,070 onwards

SE$23,840 onwards

Special Edition$25,715 onwards

XSE$26,310 onwards

XLE$26,310 onwards

XLE 3.5$31,370 onwards

XSE 3.5$31,370 onwards

Colors and Styles

2016 Toyota Camry in Agate Black color
Agate Black

Vehicle images are guides only and may not reflect the model's exact specifications/features– exact specifications/features should be confirmed with the seller.

Ratings

Features

8.5

Engine and Performance

7.9

Fuel Economy

8.0

Interior

8.5

Exterior

7.5

Safety

8.4

8.3

OVERALL RATING

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

8.3

Overall Rating


The 2016 Toyota Camry is priced at $23,070 for the base LE trim and goes up to $26,310 for the top-end XLE trim, and this is a very competitive price point that makes the car go against the likes of the Hyundai Sonata, the Honda Accord, and the Chevrolet Malibu. Although the car might not be something to attract you from its exterior, it has its individual identity to hold a solid spot in the segment.


8.5/10
Features

7.9/10
Engine and Performance

8.0/10
Fuel Economy

8.5/10
Interior

7.5/10
Exterior

8.4/10
Safety


2016 Toyota Camry Features

8.5/10

The 2016 Toyota Camry is offered in 4 trims. The two middle trims viz. SE and the XSE trims are the more sporty looking models, while the starting and ending, i.e., LE and the XLE are trims that are luxury focussed. The 2016 Camry's base trim (LE) starts at a price of $23,070. At this price point, it seems a little more expensive than its rivals. Here is a list of the key features that are available with the trims of the 2016 Toyota Camry.

Trims

LE

SE

XSE

XLE

MSRP

$23,070

$23,840

$26,310

$26,310

Key Features

Rear-view camera

Sport Suspension

Wireless Smartphone Charging

Dual Exhaust tips, each lined with Chromium

 

Entune Audio System with Voice Recognition

Leather-trimmed Steering Wheel

LED Headlights

Leather Upholstery

 

Bluetooth Connectivity

Tilt/Telescopic Steering Column for optimal positioning

Moon-roof

Heated Front seats

 

6 Speaker Sound System.

Paddle Shifters

Auto-dimming rear-view mirror and Acoustic windshield

Keyless entry & start.

 

USB Port with AUX connection

Bluetooth Hands-free Phone Voice Command

 

Toyota's Safety Connect

 

Siri Eyes Free iPhone integration

Piano Black Leather Gearshift

 

 

 

 

Tire Specific Low-Pressure Tire Warning

 

 

 

 

Sport Mesh Front Grille

 

 

We Recommend

This answer is most of the time easy for us, but in this case, choosing a model is getting difficult thanks to the difference in the models. We might go with two models in this case; we would pick the XSE trim to satisfy our need for the car to look sporty and the XLE trim for complete comfort. However, there is a catch where we pay a bit more and get both of these in one model by opting for a V6 engine, and the car gets both sporty and comfy.

2016 Toyota Camry Engine and Performance

7.9/10

Like every other mid-size car in the segment, the standard versions of the Toyota Camry come with a regular 2.5L Inline-4 engine that produces up to 178 hp and 170 lb-ft torque. The Camry also has the option for a more powerful V-6. The optional 3.5L V6 engine is more powerful, producing 268 hp at 248 lb-ft torque. An Upgrade to the V6 will cost you about $5,000 more. The 2016 Camry is more of a mid-sized sedan known for its luxurious and comfortable ride. It also has good acceleration to keep up with the competition. The 2.5 liters 4 cylinder engine is powerful enough to make the car accelerate from 0-60 MPH in 8 seconds and complete a quarter-mile in 16.32 seconds. 

Ride

2016 Toyota Camry

2016 Hyundai Sonata

2016 Honda Accord

2016 Chevrolet Malibu

MSRP

$23,070

$21,600

$22,355

$21,680

Engine

2.5-liter 4-Cylinder

2.4-liter 4-Cylinder

2.4-liter 4-Cylinder

1.5-liter Turbo 4-Cylinder

Transmission

6 Speed Automatic

6 Speed Automatic

CVT

6 Speed Automatic

Horsepower

178 @ 6000

185 @ 6000

189 @ 6400

160 @ 5700

Torque

170 @ 4100

178 @ 4000

182 @ 3900

184 @ 2500-3000

0-60 MPH (sec)

7.1

-

6.1

8.1

Quarter Mile (sec)

16

-

14.9

15.9

Top Speed (MPH)

122

-

125

130

Both the Hyundai Sonata and the Honda Accord are offered with a 2.4-liter inline-4 cylinder engine as standard. The engine capacity of the Camry is just slightly higher. The Accord puts out 189 hp, which is a bit more than the Camry. The Hyundai Sonata's engine churns out 185 hp. The Chevrolet Malibu though sits well at 160 hp, much less than the Camry’s 178 hp. The reliability of the Camry’s engines is quite good and gives its rivals a run. The Camry makes for a great choice when compared to its rivals.

2016 Toyota Camry Fuel Economy

8.0/10

The Toyota Camry offers a decent fuel economy and is among the best in class. The worry about having to stop at the fuel station often is no more. The fuel economy with the standard 2.5-liter inline-4 engine stands at 24 mpg in the city, 33 mpg on the highway, and 26 combined. Consequently, the more powerful 3.5L V6 engine gives 21 mpg in the city, 30 mpg on the highways, and 24 combined. Over the previous year's model, the overall fuel economy has gone down from 25 city/34 highway and 28 combined for the standard 2.5-liter inline-4.

Model

Toyota Camry

Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Accord

Chevrolet Malibu

MPG (city)

24

25

26

27

MPG (highway)

33

36

34

36

MPG (combined)

27

29

29

30

Emission (Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year)

6.5

6.1

5.9

5.8

The Camry, unfortunately, performs below average than its rivals. Taking note of the figures provided, it is easy to jump from the Camry to the more efficient options. But this can be reconsidered as the luxuries offered on the Camry is huge and is really comfortable when driving as well. The base LE trim will make a great pick, however, the upgraded 3.5 L V-6 engine is sure to add the extra horsepower you'd want on a highway.

2016 Toyota Camry Interior

8.5/10

The 2016 Toyota Camry's interior is one of the best in this segment. The inside is very attractive and filled with high-quality materials. The room inside the cabin is plenty in both the front and rear, this extra space makes sure that even the taller passengers don't feel cramped in the rear seats. The Camry's seats are wide enough to accommodate adults easily. The sedan comes standard with an 8-way power-adjustable driver seat with lumbar support. The driver's seat in XLE and XSE trims is heated as well. 

Model

Toyota Camry

Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Accord

Chevrolet Malibu

Passenger capacity

5

5

5

5

Front (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.)

38.8/58/41.6

40.4/57.9/45.5

39.1/58.6/42.5

39.1/58.5/42.0

Second (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.)

38.1/56.6/38.9

38/56.5/35.6

37.5/56.5/38.5

37.5/57.1/38.1

When compared with its rivals, the Camry does really well in a few aspects like offering more rear legroom and shoulder room, more rear headroom, etc. However, it is quite assertive that the Sonata has a lot more space than the Accord or the Camry, and is a great choice. But still, the convenience features offered in the Camry complemented by its safety record make up for an even greater buy. Few standout interior features include:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Front Seatback Storage
  • Cruise Control
  • Electric Power Steering
  • Rear View Camera
  • Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel

How intuitive is the 2016 Toyota Camry’s infotainment unit?

All trims of the Toyota Camry come with an inbuilt infotainment center. The infotainment center on the Camry makes sure all entertainment needs are properly taken care of, along with several other perks. The important aspect of the Camry's infotainment system that separates it from the rest is the extensive level of customization it offers. It has Audio Settings, Phone Pairing, Bluetooth Connectivity, and Hands-Free Calling. There is Navigation with Traffic Reports, Weather Reports, and a Reverse Camera. Important infotainment features it offers are:

  • Auxiliary Audio Input and USB With External Media Control
  • USB Connection
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Speed-Sensitive Volume Control
  • 6 Total Speakers
  • Hands-free Calling
  • Bluetooth Connectivity

2016 Toyota Camry Exterior

7.5/10

The 2016 Toyota Camry exterior is narrower and shorter than most other family sedans. There is very little variation in dimensions when compared to the competition, although it is difficult to note these in real-world scenarios. Just like all other mid-size sedans, the Camry also is easy to navigate into parking areas and through cramped spaces. It has a much better ground clearance than the rest of the competition. The sedan weighs 3,245 lbs, making it the second lightest option.

Model

Toyota Camry

Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Accord

Chevrolet Malibu

Curb weight (lbs.)

3245

3250

3369

3108

Length(in)

190.9

191.1

191.5

193.8

Width(in)

71.7

73.4

72.8

73

Height(in)

57.9

58.1

57.7

57.6

Ground clearance (in)

6.1

5.3

5.8

5.9

Wheelbase (in)

109.3

110.4

109.3

111.4

Track width (in) F/R

62.8/62.4

63.5/63

62.8/63

62.6/62.5

The Camry is a long vehicle, and the dimensions translate into better cabin space inside. The rivals like the Chevrolet Malibu and the Hyundai Sonata have long wheelbases. The Camry is also the tallest when compared with its rivals and also offers better handling than the rest, with credit to the lower weight of the car. On the whole, the Camry looks sleek and aerodynamic and shows a sweet sense of luxury with its excellent design. Other exterior features include:

  • Rear Spoiler
  • Alloy Wheel Locks
  • Special Color
  • Door Edge Guards
  • Rear Bumper Applique
  • Body Side Moldings
  • Door Sill Enhancements
  • Lower Door Moldings
  • Paint Protection Film
  • 17" Painted Alloy Wheels

2016 Toyota Camry Safety

8.4/10

The Camry is one of the safest vehicles on the road. It also comes equipped with advanced front crash prevention features. This car’s basic safety blanket consists of Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Four Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes, Brake Assist, and Smart Stop Technology that automatically acts when in need and in case of emergency. Few salient safety features include:

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Airbags
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Back-Up Camera

2016 Toyota Camry Final Verdict

The Camry from Toyota is a great offering and is also considered a premium offering in certain markets outside the US. The car is really safe and is rated 5 stars by the safety authorities. The car is one of the most reliable, and the comfort and feature levels are unmatched. The Camry also comes with the option of a V6 engine, which gives out a good sporty performance. The car might be slightly overpriced but is worth every dollar and will most of the time put a smile on your face.

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