2011 Toyota Camry XLE

2011 Toyota Camry Competitors

$20-30k car, designed in Japan, built in U.S.A. 20-31 city / 29-35 hwy 370-610 mile range, gas or hybrid engine
169 to 268 hp 146 cu. in. 4-cylinder to 213 cu. in. V6 4 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

As well as being compared against other cars, the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE is also often compared to luxury cars, sports cars and mid-size SUVs. The 2011 Toyota Camry XLE's top rivals come from Toyota (such as the Avalon Limited and the Venza ) and Nissan (such as the Maxima SV and the Rogue SV)

compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Camry XLE compared to other car competitors include: it is slightly sportier (13.1 lb/hp vs 17.0 lb/hp), has slightly more airbags (6 vs 5), gets slightly more from a tank of gas on the highway (536 miles vs 478 miles), has slightly more gears (6 vs continuously variable) and has standard moon roof (standard vs not available).

However, on average it lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), has significantly less cargo space (14.5 ft3 vs 70.1 ft3), has worse traction (front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive), less safe in head-on collisions for the driver (4 stars vs 5 stars) and less safe in head-on collisions for the driver (2 stars vs 4 stars).

2011 Toyota Avalon Limited

2011 Toyota Avalon Limited
$36,595

Significant advantages of the Avalon Limited (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Has a subwoofer
  • Significantly more speakers: 12 vs 8
  • Significantly more powerful speaker system: 660 Watts vs 440 Watts

Significant disadvantages of the Avalon Limited (vs the Camry XLE)

  • No speed sensitive volume

common strengths of the Avalon Limited and Camry XLE

  • Both have spacious back seats: 51.7 ft3 vs 47.2 ft3
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • Good highway range: 536 miles vs 536 miles
arrow Compare the Avalon Limited vs the Camry XLE

2011 Nissan Maxima SV

2011 Nissan Maxima SV
$35,210

Significant advantages of the Maxima SV (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 5 stars vs 4 stars
  • Optional entertainment system

Significant disadvantages of the Maxima SV (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 6
  • Fewer airbags: 5 vs 6
  • More cramped back seats: 40.2 ft3 vs 47.2 ft3

common strengths of the Maxima SV and Camry XLE

  • Good highway range: 520 miles vs 536 miles
  • Both provide sporty handling: 12.3 lb/hp vs 13.1 lb/hp
  • Good city range: 380 miles vs 370 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 Nissan Maxima SV vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE

2011 Toyota Venza

2011 Toyota Venza
$27,885

Significant advantages of the Venza (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Much more cargo room: 70.1 ft3 vs 14.5 ft3
  • Safer in side crashes for passengers in the rear: 5 stars vs 4 stars
  • Many more cupholders: 10 vs 4

Significant disadvantages of the Venza (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Sluggish performance: 20.7 lb/hp vs 13.1 lb/hp
  • Lower top speed: 112 mph vs 135 mph
  • Moon roof not available

common strengths of the Venza and Camry XLE

  • Both have spacious back seats: 52.5 ft3 vs 47.2 ft3
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • Good protection, only 5% chance of serious chest injuries in a crash: 5 stars vs 5 stars
arrow Compare the Venza vs the Camry XLE

2011 Scion tC

2011 Scion tC
$18,995

Significant advantages of the tC (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Much tighter turning radius: 18.7 ft vs 36.1 ft
  • Safer in head-on crashes for the front passenger: 4 stars vs 2 stars
  • Safer in head-on crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 4 stars

Significant disadvantages of the tC (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Power outlets not available
  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 38.0 ft3 vs 47.2 ft3
  • Significantly more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 450 miles vs 536 miles

common strengths of the tC and Camry XLE

  • Good protection, only 5% chance of serious chest injuries in a crash: 5 stars vs 5 stars
  • Both come standard with sun roofs
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Scion tC vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE

2011 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited

2011 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited
$29,220

Significant advantages of the Outback 2.5i Limited (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Much more cargo room: 71.3 ft3 vs 14.5 ft3
  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive

Significant disadvantages of the Outback 2.5i Limited (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 6
  • Power locks not available
  • Sluggish performance: 21.0 lb/hp vs 13.1 lb/hp

common strengths of the Outback 2.5i Limited and Camry XLE

  • Both have spacious back seats: 48.2 ft3 vs 47.2 ft3
  • Good highway range: 536 miles vs 536 miles
  • Good city range: 407 miles vs 370 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE

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 XLE)

  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 3 year
  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive
  • S60 T6 R-Design's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None

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

  • Power outlets not available
  • Fewer airbags: 5 vs 6
  • More cramped back seats: 40.0 ft3 vs 47.2 ft3

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

  • Both provide sporty handling: 11.9 lb/hp vs 13.1 lb/hp
  • Both come standard with sun roofs
  • Both have power seats for the passenger
arrow Compare the 2012 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE

compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Camry XLE compared to luxury car competitors include: it is slightly more fuel efficient on the highway (29 mpg vs 25 mpg), gets slightly more from a tank of gas in the city (370 miles vs 274 miles), gets slightly more from a tank of gas on the highway (536 miles vs 403 miles), has slightly more spacious back seats (47.2 ft3 vs 39.3 ft3) and safer in head-on collisions for the driver (4 stars vs 3 stars).

However, on average it doesn't have rear air conditioning (not available vs optional), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), has a significantly shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 4 year), has a significantly shorter basic warranty (36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile) and has worse traction (front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive).

2011 BMW 328i

2011 BMW 328i
$37,475

Significant advantages of the 328i (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive
  • 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 328i (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Significantly more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 403 miles vs 536 miles
  • Significantly more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 274 miles vs 370 miles
  • Fewer airbags: 5 vs 6

common strengths of the 328i and Camry XLE

  • Inexpensive: $37,475 vs $30,605
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
arrow Compare the 2011 BMW 328i vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE

2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG
$61,175

Significant advantages of the C63 AMG (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Much shorter braking distance from 60mph: 110 ft vs 137 ft
  • Much higher top speed: 186 mph vs 135 mph
  • Significantly faster 1/4 mile time: 12.4 s s @ 114.8 mph mph vs 15.5 s s @ 97.0 mph mph

Significant disadvantages of the C63 AMG (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 331 miles vs 536 miles
  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 19 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 226 miles vs 370 miles

common strengths of the C63 AMG and Camry XLE

  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE

2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 Audi A4 Premium
$33,175

Significant advantages of the A4 Premium (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Optional rear air conditioning
  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • Safer in head-on crashes for the front passenger: 4 stars vs 2 stars

Significant disadvantages of the A4 Premium (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 6
  • Less safe in head-on crashes for the driver: 3 stars vs 4 stars
  • Less safe in side crashes for the driver: 4 stars vs 5 stars

common strengths of the A4 Premium and Camry XLE

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 30 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $33,175 vs $30,605
  • Good highway range: 516 miles vs 536 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 Audi A4 Premium vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE

2011 Lexus ES 350

2011 Lexus ES 350
$37,600

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

  • Significantly longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Significantly longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • More airbags: 7 vs 6

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

  • Folding rear seats not available

common strengths of the ES 350 and Camry XLE

  • Both have good airbag coverage: 7 vs 6
  • Inexpensive: $37,600 vs $30,605
  • Good highway range: 500 miles vs 536 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 Lexus ES 350 vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE

2012 Acura TL

2012 Acura TL
$43,770

Significant advantages of the TL (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive
  • 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 TL (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Fewer airbags: 5 vs 6
  • CD changer not available
  • Folding rear seats not available

common strengths of the TL and Camry XLE

  • Inexpensive: $43,770 vs $30,605
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
arrow Compare the 2012 Acura TL vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE

2011 Lexus IS 250

2011 Lexus IS 250
$34,170

Significant advantages of the IS 250 (vs the Camry XLE)

  • 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
  • Significantly longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year

Significant disadvantages of the IS 250 (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 34.4 ft3 vs 47.2 ft3
  • More trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 462 miles vs 536 miles
  • Navigation system not available

common strengths of the IS 250 and Camry XLE

  • Inexpensive: $34,170 vs $30,605
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2011 Lexus IS 250 vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE

compared to sports car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Camry XLE compared to sports car competitors include: it is slightly more fuel efficient on the highway (29 mpg vs 24 mpg), gets significantly more from a tank of gas in the city (370 miles vs 304 miles), gets significantly more from a tank of gas on the highway (536 miles vs 389 miles), has slightly more cargo space (14.5 ft3 vs 6.9 ft3) and has significantly more spacious back seats (47.2 ft3 vs 30.8 ft3).

However, on average it only has a naturally-aspirated engine (none vs turbocharger), slightly slower 0-60 time (7.1 seconds vs 5.8 seconds), slightly longer braking distance from 60mph (137 ft vs 125 ft), slightly slower 1/4 mile time (15.5 s s @ 97.0 mph mph vs 14.5 s s @ 97.0 mph mph) and lacks rear spoiler.

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS
$31,920

Significant advantages of the Camaro SS (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Significantly faster 0-60 mph time: 5.1 seconds vs 7.1 seconds
  • Significantly faster 1/4 mile time: 13.6 s s @ 108.0 mph mph vs 15.5 s s @ 97.0 mph mph
  • Significantly more powerful: 426 HP @ 5,900 RPM vs 268 HP @ 6,200 RPM

Significant disadvantages of the Camaro SS (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Much more cramped back seats: 30.8 ft3 vs 47.2 ft3
  • Significantly more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 304 miles vs 370 miles
  • Worse highway mileage: 24 mpg vs 29 mpg

common strengths of the Camaro SS and Camry XLE

  • Good highway range: 456 miles vs 536 miles
  • Inexpensive: $31,920 vs $30,605
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
$34,720

Significant advantages of the Impreza WRX STI (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Impreza WRX STI's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Significantly faster 0-60 mph time: 5.4 seconds vs 7.1 seconds
  • Significantly faster 1/4 mile time: 13.8 s s @ 101.0 mph mph vs 15.5 s s @ 97.0 mph mph

Significant disadvantages of the Impreza WRX STI (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 389 miles vs 536 miles
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 287 miles vs 370 miles
  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 23 mpg vs 29 mpg

common strengths of the Impreza WRX STI and Camry XLE

  • Inexpensive: $34,720 vs $30,605
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
arrow Compare the 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE

2011 Dodge Charger

2011 Dodge Charger
$26,220

Significant advantages of the Charger (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Optional entertainment system
  • Better road traction: rear-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive
  • : Semi-automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission

Significant disadvantages of the Charger (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Significantly fewer gears: 5 vs 6
  • Moon roof not available
  • CD changer not available

common strengths of the Charger and Camry XLE

  • Fantastic highway range: 516 miles vs 536 miles
  • Fantastic city range: 344 miles vs 370 miles
  • Both have spacious back seats: 49.2 ft3 vs 47.2 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Dodge Charger vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR
$34,770

Significant advantages of the Lancer Evolution GSR (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Lancer Evolution GSR's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Faster 0-60 mph time: 5.8 seconds vs 7.1 seconds
  • Rear spoiler

Significant disadvantages of the Lancer Evolution GSR (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 334 miles vs 536 miles
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 246 miles vs 370 miles
  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 23 mpg vs 29 mpg

common strengths of the Lancer Evolution GSR and Camry XLE

  • Inexpensive: $34,770 vs $30,605
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Both have outstanding airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE

2011 MINI Cooper

2011 MINI Cooper
$20,100

Significant advantages of the Cooper (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Shorter braking distance from 60mph: 125 ft vs 137 ft
  • Much better city mileage: 29 mpg vs 20 mpg
  • Significantly better highway mileage: 37 mpg vs 29 mpg

Significant disadvantages of the Cooper (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Significantly slower 0-60 mph time: 9.1 seconds vs 7.1 seconds
  • Significantly less powerful: 121 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 268 HP @ 6,200 RPM
  • Slower 1/4 mile time: 17.0 s s @ 83.0 mph mph vs 15.5 s s @ 97.0 mph mph

common strengths of the Cooper and Camry XLE

  • Both very efficient in the city: 29 mpg vs 20 mpg
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 37 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Fantastic city range: 383 miles vs 370 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 MINI Cooper vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE

compared to mid-size SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Camry XLE compared to mid-size SUV competitors include: it is slightly more powerful (268 HP @ 6,200 RPM vs 180 HP @ 6,800 RPM), is slightly more fuel efficient on the highway (29 mpg vs 26 mpg), is significantly sportier (13.1 lb/hp vs 18.8 lb/hp), has significantly more airbags (6 vs 5) and gets slightly more from a tank of gas in the city (370 miles vs 321 miles).

However, on average it has much less cargo space (14.5 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3), much less ground clearance (5.3" vs 8.1"), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), has slightly fewer seats (5 vs 7) and has significantly less spacious front seats (52.9 ft3 vs 58.2 ft3).

2011 Toyota Highlander SE

2011 Toyota Highlander SE
$34,660

Significant advantages of the Highlander SE (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Much more cargo room: 95.4 ft3 vs 14.5 ft3
  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.1" vs 5.3"
  • Safer in head-on crashes for the front passenger: 4 stars vs 2 stars

Significant disadvantages of the Highlander SE (vs the Camry XLE)

  • Much more cramped back seats: 34.5 ft3 vs 47.2 ft3
  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 24 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Significantly wider turning radius: 38.7 ft vs 36.1 ft

common strengths of the Highlander SE and Camry XLE

  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • Both provide sporty handling: 15.0 lb/hp vs 13.1 lb/hp
  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
arrow Compare the Highlander SE vs the Camry XLE

2011 Honda CR-V

2011 Honda CR-V
$23,405

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

  • Much more cargo room: 72.9 ft3 vs 14.5 ft3
  • Significantly more ground clearance for rough terrain: 6.7" vs 5.3"
  • Significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph: 123 ft vs 137 ft

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

  • Significantly less powerful: 180 HP @ 6,800 RPM vs 268 HP @ 6,200 RPM
  • Less safe in side crashes for the driver: 3 stars vs 5 stars
  • Sluggish performance: 18.8 lb/hp vs 13.1 lb/hp

common strengths of the CR-V and Camry XLE

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 28 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • CD changer comes standard
arrow Compare the 2011 Honda CR-V vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE

2011 Nissan Rogue SV

2011 Nissan Rogue SV
$25,950

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

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.3" vs 5.3"
  • Much more cargo room: 57.9 ft3 vs 14.5 ft3
  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional

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

  • Significantly less powerful: 170 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 268 HP @ 6,200 RPM
  • Sluggish performance: 20.5 lb/hp vs 13.1 lb/hp
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 413 miles vs 536 miles

common strengths of the Rogue SV and Camry XLE

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 26 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Both have power seats
arrow Compare the 2011 Nissan Rogue SV vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE

2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X

2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X
$21,220

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

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.7" vs 5.3"
  • Significantly more cargo room: 33.5 ft3 vs 14.5 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 XLE)

  • Significantly less powerful: 170 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 268 HP @ 6,200 RPM
  • Many fewer airbags: 4 vs 6
  • Less safe in side crashes for passengers in the rear: 2 stars vs 4 stars

common strengths of the Forester 2.5X and Camry XLE

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 27 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 34.4 ft vs 36.1 ft
  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
arrow Compare the 2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X vs the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE