2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid Competitors

$27k hybrid car, designed in Japan, built in U.S.A. 31 city / 35 hwy 533-602 mile range, hybrid engine
187 hp 146 cu. in. 4-cylinder 4 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

As well as being compared against other hybrid cars, the 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid is also often compared to cars, luxury cars and mid-size SUVs. The 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid's top rivals come from Toyota (such as the Prius Four and the Prius Two) and Honda (such as the Insight and the Civic Hybrid)

compared to hybrid car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Camry Hybrid compared to other hybrid car competitors include: it uses hybrid technology, is slightly sportier (19.7 lb/hp vs 25.4 lb/hp), has slightly more airbags (6 vs 5), gets slightly more from a tank of gas on the highway (602 miles vs 476 miles) and has slightly more spacious back seats (47.5 ft3 vs 38.3 ft3).

However, on average it is significantly less fuel efficient in the city (31 mpg vs 95 mpg), is slightly less fuel efficient on the highway (35 mpg vs 90 mpg), less safe in head-on collisions for the driver (4 stars vs 5 stars), less safe in head-on collisions for the driver (2 stars vs 4 stars) and slightly wider turning radius (36.1 ft vs 17.1 ft).

2011 Toyota Prius Four

2011 Toyota Prius Four
$28,080

Significant advantages of the Prius Four (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Much tighter turning radius: 17.1 ft vs 36.1 ft
  • Safer in head-on crashes for the front passenger: 4 stars vs 2 stars
  • Significantly better city mileage: 51 mpg vs 31 mpg

Significant disadvantages of the Prius Four (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Rougher suspension: Semi-independent vs Independent
  • Power seats not available
  • Passenger power seats not available

common strengths of the Prius Four and Camry Hybrid

  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • Good highway range: 571 miles vs 602 miles
  • Both vehicles' brakes will do well under heavy use
arrow Compare the Prius Four vs the Camry Hybrid

2011 Honda Insight

2011 Honda Insight
$18,970

Significant advantages of the Insight (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Speed sensitive volume
  • Rear spoiler
  • Significantly more cupholders: 8 vs 4

Significant disadvantages of the Insight (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Cruise control not available
  • Worse brakes
  • Many fewer airbags: 4 vs 6

common strengths of the Insight and Camry Hybrid

  • Inexpensive: $18,970 vs $27,810
  • Both have a continuously variable transmission for optimal fuel efficiency: Continuously variable vs Continuously variable
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Honda Insight vs the 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2012 Honda Civic Hybrid

2012 Honda Civic Hybrid
$27,520

Significant advantages of the Civic Hybrid (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Civic Hybrid (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Worse brakes
  • Sluggish performance: 26.1 lb/hp vs 19.7 lb/hp
  • Fewer airbags: 5 vs 6

common strengths of the Civic Hybrid and Camry Hybrid

  • Good highway range: 581 miles vs 602 miles
  • Inexpensive: $27,520 vs $27,810
  • Both have a continuously variable transmission for optimal fuel efficiency: Continuously variable vs Continuously variable
arrow Compare the 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid vs the 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2012 Chevrolet Volt

2012 Chevrolet Volt
$39,995

Significant advantages of the Volt (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Much better city mileage: 95 mpg vs 31 mpg
  • Much better highway mileage: 90 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Safer in head-on crashes for the front passenger: 4 stars vs 2 stars

Significant disadvantages of the Volt (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Keyless entry not available
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 379 miles vs 602 miles

common strengths of the Volt and Camry Hybrid

  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • Both vehicles' brakes will do well under heavy use
  • Good protection, only 5% chance of serious chest injuries in a crash: 5 stars vs 5 stars
arrow Compare the 2012 Chevrolet Volt vs the 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2011 Lexus CT 200h

2011 Lexus CT 200h
$29,995

Significant advantages of the CT 200h (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Better cornering ability: 0.85 g vs 0.8 g

Significant disadvantages of the CT 200h (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Power outlets not available
  • Child door locks must be bought separately
  • Power mirrors not available

common strengths of the CT 200h and Camry Hybrid

  • Both have good airbag coverage: 7 vs 6
  • Both have a smoother suspension than expected for this class of vehicle: Independent vs Independent
  • Both vehicles' brakes will do well under heavy use
arrow Compare the 2011 Lexus CT 200h vs the 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid
$29,395

Significant advantages of the Fusion Hybrid (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Safer in head-on crashes for the front passenger: 4 stars vs 2 stars
  • Significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph: 127 ft vs 145 ft
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving in the city: 697 miles vs 533 miles

Significant disadvantages of the Fusion Hybrid (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Less safe in side crashes for passengers in the rear: 3 stars vs 4 stars
  • Fewer airbags: 5 vs 6
  • Folding rear seats not available

common strengths of the Fusion Hybrid and Camry Hybrid

  • Good highway range: 612 miles vs 602 miles
  • Both vehicles' brakes will do well under heavy use
  • Good protection, only 5% chance of serious chest injuries in a crash: 5 stars vs 5 stars
arrow Compare the 2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid vs the 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid

compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Camry Hybrid compared to car competitors include: it is slightly more fuel efficient in the city (31 mpg vs 22 mpg), has continuously-variable transmission (continuously variable vs traditional), uses hybrid technology, has slightly more airbags (6 vs 5) and gets much more from a tank of gas in the city (533 miles vs 343 miles).

However, on average it has a slightly shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 5 year), has a slightly shorter basic warranty (36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile), has much fewer gears (continuously variable vs 6), only has a naturally-aspirated engine (none vs turbocharger) and less safe in head-on collisions for the driver (4 stars vs 5 stars).

2012 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design

2012 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design
$43,150

Significant advantages of the S60 T6 R-Design (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Many more gears: 6 vs Continuously variable
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 3 year
  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive

Significant disadvantages of the S60 T6 R-Design (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Doesn't have continuously variable transmission: Traditional vs Continuously variable
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 320 miles vs 533 miles

common strengths of the S60 T6 R-Design and Camry Hybrid

  • Both have power seats
  • Let your passengers conveniently adjust their seat with the {better}'s power seats; requires an optional upgrade on the {worse}
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2012 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design vs the 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2011 Kia Forte EX

2011 Kia Forte EX
$17,590

Significant advantages of the Forte EX (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Many more gears: 6 vs Continuously variable
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 3 year
  • Much longer basic warranty: 60,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the Forte EX (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Doesn't have continuously variable transmission: Traditional vs Continuously variable
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 342 miles vs 533 miles

common strengths of the Forte EX and Camry Hybrid

  • Both very efficient in the city: 25 mpg vs 31 mpg
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 34 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Kia Forte EX vs the 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
$24,865

Significant advantages of the Jetta TDI (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Many more gears: 6 vs Continuously variable
  • Much shorter braking distance from 60mph: 113 ft vs 145 ft
  • Safer in head-on crashes for the front passenger: 4 stars vs 2 stars

Significant disadvantages of the Jetta TDI (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Doesn't have continuously variable transmission: Traditional vs Continuously variable
  • Rougher suspension: Semi-independent vs Independent

common strengths of the Jetta TDI and Camry Hybrid

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 42 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 30 mpg vs 31 mpg
  • Fantastic city range: 435 miles vs 533 miles
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2011 Toyota Camry

2011 Toyota Camry
$20,955

Significant advantages of the Camry (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Many more gears: 6 vs Continuously variable

Significant disadvantages of the Camry (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Doesn't have continuously variable transmission: Traditional vs Continuously variable
  • Keyless entry not available

common strengths of the Camry and Camry Hybrid

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 33 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Good city range: 407 miles vs 533 miles
  • Fantastic highway range: 610 miles vs 602 miles
arrow Compare the Camry vs the Camry Hybrid

2011 Toyota Avalon

2011 Toyota Avalon
$33,355

Significant advantages of the Avalon (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Many more gears: 6 vs Continuously variable
  • Sportier performance: 13.3 lb/hp vs 19.7 lb/hp
  • Moon roof comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Avalon (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Doesn't have continuously variable transmission: Traditional vs Continuously variable
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 370 miles vs 533 miles

common strengths of the Avalon and Camry Hybrid

  • Good city range: 370 miles vs 533 miles
  • Good highway range: 536 miles vs 602 miles
  • Both have spacious back seats: 51.7 ft3 vs 47.5 ft3
arrow Compare the Avalon vs the Camry Hybrid

2011 Toyota Corolla LE

2011 Toyota Corolla LE
$18,360

Significant advantages of the Corolla LE (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Safer in head-on crashes for the front passenger: 4 stars vs 2 stars
  • Many more gears: 4 vs Continuously variable
  • Safer in head-on crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 4 stars

Significant disadvantages of the Corolla LE (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Doesn't have continuously variable transmission: Traditional vs Continuously variable
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 343 miles vs 533 miles

common strengths of the Corolla LE and Camry Hybrid

  • Both very efficient in the city: 26 mpg vs 31 mpg
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 34 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Good protection, only 5% chance of serious chest injuries in a crash: 5 stars vs 5 stars
arrow Compare the Corolla LE vs the Camry Hybrid

compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Camry Hybrid compared to luxury car competitors include: it is significantly more fuel efficient in the city (31 mpg vs 18 mpg), is significantly more fuel efficient on the highway (35 mpg vs 26 mpg), has continuously-variable transmission (continuously variable vs traditional), uses hybrid technology and costs less ($27,810 vs $44,675).

However, on average it doesn't have rear air conditioning (not available vs optional), is significantly more sluggish (19.7 lb/hp vs 13.5 lb/hp), is slightly less powerful (187 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 300 HP @ 5,800 RPM), has a significantly shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 4 year) and has a significantly shorter basic warranty (36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile).

2012 BMW 135i

2012 BMW 135i
$44,675

Significant advantages of the 135i (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Much shorter braking distance from 60mph: 105 ft vs 145 ft
  • Many more gears: 6 vs Continuously variable
  • Much better cornering ability: 0.98 g vs 0.8 g

Significant disadvantages of the 135i (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 266 miles vs 533 miles
  • Doesn't have continuously variable transmission: Traditional vs Continuously variable

common strengths of the 135i and Camry Hybrid

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 28 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $44,675 vs $27,810
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
arrow Compare the 2012 BMW 135i vs the 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2011 BMW 535i

2011 BMW 535i
$50,975

Significant advantages of the 535i (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Optional rear air conditioning
  • Many more gears: 6 vs Continuously variable
  • Safer in head-on crashes for the front passenger: 4 stars vs 2 stars

Significant disadvantages of the 535i (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Doesn't have continuously variable transmission: Traditional vs Continuously variable
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 352 miles vs 533 miles

common strengths of the 535i and Camry Hybrid

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 28 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Good city range: 352 miles vs 533 miles
  • Good highway range: 518 miles vs 602 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 BMW 535i vs the 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2011 Mercedes-Benz C300 Sport

2011 Mercedes-Benz C300 Sport
$34,865

Significant advantages of the C300 Sport (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Many more gears: 6 vs Continuously variable
  • Significantly longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Significantly higher top speed: 155 mph vs 122 mph

Significant disadvantages of the C300 Sport (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Doesn't have continuously variable transmission: Traditional vs Continuously variable
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 313 miles vs 533 miles

common strengths of the C300 Sport and Camry Hybrid

  • Inexpensive: $34,865 vs $27,810
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300 Sport vs the 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2011 Mercedes-Benz E350

2011 Mercedes-Benz E350
$50,275

Significant advantages of the E350 (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Many more gears: 7 vs Continuously variable
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 5 stars vs 4 stars
  • Significantly longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the E350 (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Doesn't have continuously variable transmission: Traditional vs Continuously variable
  • Much worse city mileage: 17 mpg vs 31 mpg

common strengths of the E350 and Camry Hybrid

  • Good city range: 359 miles vs 533 miles
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 7 vs 6
  • Good highway range: 506 miles vs 602 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz E350 vs the 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2011 Lexus ES 350

2011 Lexus ES 350
$37,600

Significant advantages of the ES 350 (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Many more gears: 6 vs Continuously variable
  • Significantly longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Significantly longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year

Significant disadvantages of the ES 350 (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Doesn't have continuously variable transmission: Traditional vs Continuously variable
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 352 miles vs 533 miles

common strengths of the ES 350 and Camry Hybrid

  • Good city range: 352 miles vs 533 miles
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 7 vs 6
  • Good highway range: 500 miles vs 602 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 Lexus ES 350 vs the 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid

compared to mid-size SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Camry Hybrid compared to mid-size SUV competitors include: it is much more fuel efficient in the city (31 mpg vs 22 mpg), is significantly more fuel efficient on the highway (35 mpg vs 28 mpg), has continuously-variable transmission (continuously variable vs traditional), uses hybrid technology and has significantly more airbags (6 vs 5).

However, on average it has much less cargo space (10.6 ft3 vs 57.9 ft3), much less ground clearance (5.9" vs 8.3"), has slightly less spacious front seats (54.0 ft3 vs 56.4 ft3), less safe in head-on collisions for the driver (2 stars vs 5 stars) and much longer braking distance from 60mph (145 ft vs 125 ft).

2011 Toyota RAV4

2011 Toyota RAV4
$23,285

Significant advantages of the RAV4 (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Much more cargo room: 73.0 ft3 vs 10.6 ft3
  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 7.5" vs 5.9"
  • Much shorter braking distance from 60mph: 120 ft vs 145 ft

Significant disadvantages of the RAV4 (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 350 miles vs 533 miles
  • Much worse city mileage: 22 mpg vs 31 mpg

common strengths of the RAV4 and Camry Hybrid

  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 31 mpg
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 28 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 34.8 ft vs 36.1 ft
arrow Compare the RAV4 vs the Camry Hybrid

2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport ES

2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport ES
$20,290

Significant advantages of the Outlander Sport ES (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.5" vs 5.9"
  • Much more cargo room: 49.5 ft3 vs 10.6 ft3
  • Much shorter braking distance from 60mph: 125 ft vs 145 ft

Significant disadvantages of the Outlander Sport ES (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 25 mpg vs 31 mpg
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 415 miles vs 533 miles

common strengths of the Outlander Sport ES and Camry Hybrid

  • Very fuel efficient in the city: 25 mpg vs 31 mpg
  • Very fuel efficient on the highway: 31 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both have a continuously variable transmission for optimal fuel efficiency: Continuously variable vs Continuously variable
arrow Compare the 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport ES vs the 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X

2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X
$21,220

Significant advantages of the Forester 2.5X (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.7" vs 5.9"
  • Significantly more cargo room: 33.5 ft3 vs 10.6 ft3
  • Safer in head-on crashes for the front passenger: 5 stars vs 2 stars

Significant disadvantages of the Forester 2.5X (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Much worse city mileage: 21 mpg vs 31 mpg
  • Much worse highway mileage: 27 mpg vs 35 mpg

common strengths of the Forester 2.5X and Camry Hybrid

  • Both very efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 31 mpg
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 27 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 34.4 ft vs 36.1 ft
arrow Compare the 2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X vs the 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2011 Honda CR-V

2011 Honda CR-V
$23,405

Significant advantages of the CR-V (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Much more cargo room: 72.9 ft3 vs 10.6 ft3
  • More ground clearance for rough terrain: 6.7" vs 5.9"
  • Much shorter braking distance from 60mph: 123 ft vs 145 ft

Significant disadvantages of the CR-V (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 321 miles vs 533 miles
  • Much worse city mileage: 21 mpg vs 31 mpg

common strengths of the CR-V and Camry Hybrid

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 28 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 31 mpg
  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
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2011 Nissan Rogue SV

2011 Nissan Rogue SV
$25,950

Significant advantages of the Rogue SV (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Much more cargo room: 57.9 ft3 vs 10.6 ft3
  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.3" vs 5.9"
  • Safer in side crashes for passengers in the rear: 5 stars vs 4 stars

Significant disadvantages of the Rogue SV (vs the Camry Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Much worse highway mileage: 26 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 350 miles vs 533 miles

common strengths of the Rogue SV and Camry Hybrid

  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 31 mpg
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 26 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both have a continuously variable transmission for optimal fuel efficiency: Continuously variable vs Continuously variable
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