Times of Oman
Global favourite: Toyota Camry
October 5, 2017 | 5:59 PM
by Times News Service
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Muscat: A global favourite, the Toyota Camry has always commanded a fan following of not just proud owners but also many enthusiasts that vouch for its performance, quality and safety.

Those who have experienced the Camry know that it is one of the top-selling cars across the globe for long.

Not only has the Camry received rave reviews, it has also garnered a huge base of loyalists who share news and views about their prized possession. In fact, its popularity cuts across borders. This is the sedan about which Mark Takahashi, a renowned Edmunds Editor has said, “The Camry is a top pick among midsize sedans, with high marks for comfort and ease of use,” he has also gone on to say that, “The Toyota Camry fulfills all of the expectations, which is likely why it's been such a huge sales success. With an emphasis on comfort and ease of use, combined with a solid reputation for durability and reliability, it's easy to see why.”

Such is the head-turning appeal of the Camry that it stands apart in a league of its own. Indeed, Toyota designed the Camry for those who dare to be bold and with its striking hood lines; this is one ride that commands attention.



The Camry’sdesign has been given subtle enhancements to make it look even better, feel even more exciting. Its exterior is now adorned with a chrome package that includes fog lamp garnish, chrome side protection moulding and rear bumper garnish. There also is a rear fog lamp. There is a tyre pressure monitoring system to measure the pressure in tyres. To cite a source, “The aggressive front grille and bumper make it stand apart from the crowd. Its headlamps and elegant daytime running lights exude style like never before. The rear is equally impressive, with combination lamps and bumper giving it a more sporty appearance and the stylish 17” alloy wheels further add to its appeal.”

The Camry interior is decked-out with hi-tech additions such as superior TFT multi-information display screen and meticulously-crafted, high-class leather seat upholstery. Depending on the model grade, the Camry offers a 7” Navigation System.The premium materials build into an overall richer, roomier feel. The centre stack shows off a hi-tech, upscale look that more smoothly integrates with the console. The centre console plays a larger role than ever in modern cars, accommodating all manner of personal items as well as presenting multi-media functions. The Camry’s console tray offers more storage and a convenient accessory socket.

The Camry has a rigid body structure, enhanced aerodynamics and offers the quietest ride ever. The upscale interior and advanced instrumentation with intuitive controls help keep the driver safely focused on the road. Beneath the bolder body lines, the Camry’s body structure has been bolstered with additional spot welds to enhance rigidity. Refined suspension systems in all models put an edge on handling agility while taking the edge off bumps.

In the areas of performance and safety, the Camry delivers outstanding power coupled with superb efficiency. The key attributes include a 2.5L Dual VVT-i Engine delivering 181HP and 6-speed multi-mode transmission. Safety enhancements in the Camry include vehicle stability control, traction control (With VSC-OFF Switch) anti-lock braking system, electronic brake force distribution, engine immobiliser, braking assist system, back view monitor with front & rear parking sensors, which facilitates easy parking and airbags that include the front (driver & passenger),front side and curtain airbags.

The other thoughtful features include an ECO Meter for fuel efficient, economic driving and aerodynamic fins to ensure straight-line stability while driving. The Camry embodies the rational values of ‘Quality, Durability and Reliability’ with a strong model appeal, superior interior and exterior quality and the top level of equipment and safety.”

In Oman, the nationwide parts and service network of Saud Bahwan Automotive support Toyota’s outstanding product quality.

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