Flash Drive

2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid

Model Tested: 2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE Sedan

The 2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE sedan is city-sized outside and luxury-sized inside.

Engine:2.5-liter I-4, 208 net horsepower

Transmission: CVT automatic, front-wheel-drive

EPA Rating: 44-mpg city, 47-mpg highway, 46-mpg combined

Base Price: $32,550

As Tested: $39,766


Impressive fuel economy—50-mpg not unheard of

Drive modes: Eco, Normal, Sport, and EV

Smooth highway ride as well as pleasant city driving behavior

Rear view of the 2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE.

Excellent acceleration

Auto stop/start features works seamlessly


Good quality interior materials

Super stretch-out legroom for both front occupants

Comfortable, supportive seats with excellent driver power lumbar

Power passenger seat, but no lumbar adjustment

Three temperature heated and ventilated front seats

Front seat room and comfort are outstanding.

Semi-thick, slightly contoured leather steering wheel

Lots of very good auxiliary controls

Good range tilt/telescopic steering column

Great rear seat leg and knee room

Center position softer than most; an adult can fit in middle

Soft center armrest with two cupholders


Large trunk with a flat floor and wide opening

Split rear seats fold flat

Big height gap between trunk floor and folded seats (approx. 8-inches)

Rear seat accommodations are almost limo-like in roominess.

Carpeted “ramp” between trunk and folded seats

Large pass-through portal

Big, deep console bin with nicely padded armrest/top

Narrow front door bins

Medium to small size locking glovebox

Medium size sun visors with small center slide-outs

Small rear door bins

Two large vinyl seatback pouches

LED rear reading lamps

WOW Factors:

Very roomy interior for all passengers

All Toyota Camry controls and infotainment features are excellent.

Great Driver Assist Package with excellent Head-Up display

Excellent safety features; highly rated by experts


Big, wide lower grille not very appealing

Small rear door bins

Bottom Line:

The 2020 Toyota Camry is a top-selling sedan for a very good reason—it’s a fine car in all respects. It’s roomy, well built, safe, and has a strong reliability

The 2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid is a perfect long distance family cruiser that can get fuel economy numbers pushing 5–mpg.

reputation. Add the in the desirable hybrid feature and you’ve got a mid-size family sedan that’s hard to beat.