Western Daily Press - - Motors -

Un­sur­pris­ingly, the Camry packs in much of the tech­nol­ogy used in the smaller and more rad­i­cally styled Prius which has been with us what feels like for­ever.

In­side, cabin de­sign is sim­plis­tic, with the switchgear where you’d want it and all the fit­tings are solid and well made. Un­for­tu­nately, there’s a fair amount of fake wood trim – in­her­ited from the US, where the Camry is a big hit.

There’s no prob­lem about cabin space. Front and rear pas­sen­gers are well looked af­ter in terms of leg and head­room. Seats are large but fairly flat, of­fer­ing limited sup­port.

Un­like much of the op­po­si­tion, the big Toy­ota is a four door with a con­ven­tional rear boot, so not as ver­sa­tile as a fast­back or hatch. The boot, at 524 litres, is big­ger than most ri­vals how­ever.

Af­ter a 14-year ab­sence, Toy­ota’s big sa­loon returns as a petrol/ hy­brid

Lay­out is plain and ev­ery­thing is where you ex­pect it to be. The Camry of­fers con­ven­tional sa­loon styling with a boot

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