2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid Model Review with Prices, Photos, & Specs

2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid Overview at Germain Toyota of Columbus

Toyota Camry Hybrid

Key Features

  • Starting at $28,265 MSRP*
  • 2.5-Liter Dynamic Force 4-Cylinder Engine with 208 Horsepower (net system output)
  • 7-inch touchscreen with Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay®, and Amazon Alexa compatibility
  • Standard Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P)
  • Optional 10-inch color Head-Up Display (HUD) with customizable settings
  • Bi-LED combination headlights with auto on/off feature
  • Integrated backup camera with projected path
  • Available leather-trimmed multi-stage heated front seats
Toyota Camry Hybrid Exterior

About the Toyota Camry Hybrid

Blending its athletic stance with impressive hybrid performance, the Camry Hybrid offers a stylish new way to experience efficiency. Distinctive styling cues found on the exterior include dual exhaust with quad chrome tips, machine-finished alloy wheels, and an aggressive front grille.

Inside the Camry Hybrid, distinctively shaped seats are offered with contrast trim and stitching for a unique appearance. Enjoy all the responsiveness of a gas engine Camry with the benefits of hybrid efficiency, letting you experience up to an EPA-estimated 51 MPG city rating**. Using its standard Energy Monitor, you can view information about the gas engine, electric generator, and hybrid battery to help you get the most out of every mile. Lightweight materials, sculpted aerodynamics, and smart technologies help illustrate how the Camry Hybrid is far from your typical hybrid sedan.

What the Critics Say

The XSE Hybrid is the jewel of the Camry family because it not only gets so many fundamentals right but is also honest about what it is.” — MotorTrend
In most situations, you’d be hard-pressed to tell this Camry is a hybrid. The gasoline engine is quiet and quick to rev, and the CVT blends electric and gasoline power with ease and efficiency. Continuously variable gearing helps the cruise control hold speed within 5 mph on downgrades.” — Edmunds

What’s New for 2021

Shoppers will discover several exciting updates to the Camry Hybrid for the 2021 model year. Making its debut this year is an all-new Hybrid XSE trim level stikes a unique balance between unparalleled efficiency and sport-focused driving manners. All trims receive a refreshed front facia along with a redesigned tablet-style touchscreen display offered in either 7-inch or 9-inch sizes. Lastly, the 2021 Camry Hybrid comes standard with the updated Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+ system.

Toyota Camry Hybrid Features

2021 Toyota Camry MPG

Hybrid Efficiency & Performance

Thrilling performance, unmatched fuel efficiency, and cutting-edge tech help illustrate how the Camry Hybrid delivers a truly remarkable driving experience. A standard Dynamic Force Engine is matched with an electric motor that operate in synchrony to help the Camry Hybrid achieve up to an EPA-estimated 53 MPG on the highway**. Featuring a sophisticated hybrid battery, 12 years of continuous improvement has given Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive® remarkable reliability. An independent MacPherson front strut suspension and double-wishbone multilink rear suspension work in tandem to create a responsive ride that’s both confident and relaxed.

Dynamic Styling

Driving a hybrid sedan doesn’t mean you have to make compromises on distinctive style or bold exterior features with the Toyota Camry Hybrid. Its sleek profile is complemented by an intriguing combination of elegant curves and striking character lines. More athletic than ever before, the Camry Hybrid demands attention with bold side rocker panels and an integrated rear spoiler that emphasizes both efficiency and performance. Optional LED headlights featuring integrated LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) are an excellent way to brighten up your commute. You’ll even have the option of selecting available 18-inch alloy wheels to help your Camry Hybrid reflect a personality as unique as yours.

2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid Styling
Toyota Camry Hybrid XSE Interior

Driver-Centric Interior

Centered completely around the driver, the cabin of the Camry Hybrid is available with a 7-inch Multi-Information Display (MID) and 10-inch color Head-Up Display (HUD) to give you a clear view of important vehicle information. The innovative Audio Plus System with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and Amazon Alexa compatibility is operated via an optional 8-inch multimedia touchscreen with a customizable home screen featuring pinch-and-zoom navigation controls. Available leather-trimmed seating surfaces and a Smart Key System with Push Button Start are just two examples of the premium amenities found inside the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

Advanced Safety

Toyota continues its commitment to engineering some of the safest vehicles on the road today. This tradition continues with the Camry Hybrid which comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5+ (TSS 2.5+). Helping to keep you safe from the unexpected, technologies included in this collection are Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA), Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD), Automatic High Beams, and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. A total of ten airbags are included as standard equipment as well. It comes as no surprise that the 2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid has received a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid Safety

Trims & Specs

Toyota Camry Hybrid LE

Hybrid LE

  • Starting at $28,265 MSRP*
  • 2.5-Liter Dynamic Force 4-Cylinder Engine with 208 Horsepower (net system output)
  • 7-inch touchscreen with Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay®, and Amazon Alexa compatibility
  • Standard Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5+ (TSS 2.5+)
  • Smart Key System on front doors and trunk with Push Button Start
  • Dual zone automatic climate control

Toyota Camry Hybrid SE

Hybrid SE

  • Starting at $29,780 MSRP*
  • Sport SofTex®-trimmed heated front seats with fabric inserts
  • Black front grille with sport mesh insert
  • Leather-trimmed tilt/telescopic 3-spoke sport steering wheel with paddle shifters
  • Embossed mesh interior trim
  • 18-inch black machined-finish alloy wheels

Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE

Hybrid XLE

  • Starting at $33,165 MSRP*
  • LED headlights with fully integrated LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) and LED taillights
  • Leather-trimmed multi-stage heated front seats
  • 10-inch color Head-Up Display (HUD) with customizable settings
  • Tiger Eye wood interior trim
  • Bright metallic front grille

Toyota Camry Hybrid XSE

Hybrid XSE

  • Starting at $33,715 MSRP*
  • Sport-tuned suspension
  • 19-inch gloss black wheels
  • Single exhaust with dual chrome tips
  • Leather-trimmed steering wheel with paddle shifters
  • Available two-tone Midnight Black Metallic roof and rear spoiler

*MSRP includes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $995 for Cars (86, Avalon, Avalon HV, Camry, Camry HV, Corolla, Corolla HV, Corolla HB, Mirai, Prius, Prius Prime, Supra), $1,175 for SUV/Van/Small Trucks (4Runner, C-HR, Highlander, Highlander HV, RAV4, RAV4 HV, RAV4 Prime, Sienna, Tacoma, Venza), $1,325 for Large SUVs (Land Cruiser, Sequoia), and $1,595 for Large Truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called the “Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally related equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, and TX will be higher. The published prices do not apply to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Actual dealer price will vary.

**2021 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.