New Toyota Camry Hybrid 2019: prices, specs and on-sale date

Toyota confirms that the new Camry Hybrid will go on sale in April, with prices starting from £29,995

The new Toyota Camry Hybrid will be priced from £29,995 when UK sales begin next month, the Japanese manufacturer has confirmed.

The eighth-generation Camry Hybrid saloon is built on Toyota’s TNGA platform, which also forms the basis of the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid SUV and Toyota Corolla Hybrid hatchback.

The Camry has a 2.5-litre ‘self-charging’ petrol-electric hybrid powertrain, producing 215bhp and 98-101g/km of CO2 emissions. Combined fuel economy ranges from 50.5 to 53.3mpg according to the latest WLTP testing procedure.

Two trims will be available from launch: entry-level Design cars come with 17-inch, nine-spoke alloy wheels and LED headlights as standard, as well of a raft of active safety systems These include pre-collision warning with pedestrian detection, lane-departure warning with steering assistance, road-sign recognition and automatic high-beam headlights.

Inside, you’ll find leather upholstery, a seven-inch digital instrument cluster, a seven-inch touchscreen running Toyota’s Touch 2 infotainment system, heated and power-adjustable front seats with lumbar support, sat nav, Bluetooth connectivity and DAB radio.

Front and rear parking sensors and a reversing camera are also included.

The top-spec Excel trim costs from £31,295, and it adds 18-inch, 20-spoke alloy wheels, LED foglights and LED dual-beam projector headlights, plus extra safety systems including blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, intelligent clearance sonar and lane-changing assistance.

Inside, Excel cars also gain a wireless charging tray for smartphones.

Toyota says five colours will be available from launch, including Platinum White Pearl and Graphite Shadow.

The Camry Hybrid goes on sale on 1 April, with the first deliveries expected to reach customers in July.