Toyota expects that its Camry model will once again be the top-selling car in the U.S. If this gets the title this year, it will be the 11th consecutive year. There is a huge 67,000-unit gap between the Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord, which is at second place. Toyota is confident that with just two months left in the year, no other model will surpass the record set by the Camry.
Toyota has also said that its Camry surpass its 2012 sales target by 15% and aims to end the year with 400,000 Camrys sold. Through September, Toyota has sold 314,788 Camrys in the U.S.
This is 37% higher than the same time last year. The Honda Accord (with sales of 247,847 units) is trailed by the Nissan Altima (with 234,040 sold). The Honda Civic is at fourth place (with 234,029 sold).
Toyota Camry, which is now in its seventh generation, continues to be America’s bestselling car for over a decade. Its 2012 version features a sophisticated and valiant new design combined with a wide interior, new and improved dynamics for driving and a quieter ride like never before. Camry models are known for advanced safety measures and this new version is no exception to such. It is also equipped with exceptional fuel economy as well as an improved multimedia technology which all result to the best version of the Toyota Camry ever.
First presented in 1983, Toyota Camry is set to create the prototype of a modern midsize car while setting standards in quality, reliability as well as dependability combined with a quiet and comfortable ride.
Since then, Toyota sold Camry units, totaling more than 15 million all over the world. Toyota’s Division group General Manager and Vice President Bob Carter said that this new version’s core values include efficiency, safety, reliability as well as comfort all combined with an appealing driving experience. For years, the competition has been fierce among midsize sedans and this new version is designed especially to keep the Camry on the top of the race.
This version offers three powertrain choices which are all designed to provide a better fuel efficiency and a more proactive performance. All models equipped with the 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine also offer a total of 178 horsepower (a nine hp increase) and a peak torque of 170 lb.-ft. The EPA-estimated figures for fuel economy are 25 mpg for the city, 35 mpg for highway, and 28 mpg when combined.