The Toyota Camry is one of the most successful Toyota models in Malaysia. It accounts for around 10% of total Toyota sales this year and for the past seven months, UMW Toyota Motor has sold more than 4,300 units of the Camry. With the launch of the new model, it looks set to continue its success as Malaysia’s leading executive sedan with refreshed features, styling and accessories.


The new Camry will continue to offer all three variants as before; 2.4V, 2.0G and 2.0E, but the difference between the new and old variants lay in the changes made to the exterior. These changes include a redesigned front grill which now has a larger Toyota emblem and larger proportions which gives a wider appearance as well as a lower stance. The front bumper has also been redesigned and now has more proportionate upward flowing lines.


The redesigned headlamps now feature High Intensity Discharge (HID) projectors (only available for the 2.0G and 2.4V only). The rear brake lights have also been redesigned and now come with LED’s that offer a stronger and quicker illumination.


The upgraded rims now sport new designs. As before, the 2.0E and 2.0G have 16-inch wheels while the 2.4V has 17-inch wheels. The new designs give greater differentiation between the versions and have a greater number of spokes which are slimmer than those in the previous designs.


The new Camry will also offer new features that include a Smart Entry & Start System where the key will only have to be in one’s pocket instead of a traditional crank start and physical remote entry. This feature will only be available on the 2.4V but other features like cruise control and an Auxiliary (AUX) Jack that enables portable music devices to be connected will be offered throughout the range.


As for the interior, the Camry 2.0E gets a new seat fabric with subtly etched and printed surface where else the 2.0G and 2.4V have special leather upholstery that allow breathing and remain cool even when parked under the sun. The Optitron instrument panel, noted for its size and clarity, has new meter designs with revised calibrations that enhance visibility at a glance. The acrylic rings also have concentric circles which give a distinctive appearance to the panel. Also revised are the scales for the speedometer and tachometer.


The new Camry will also offer a new colour (grey metallic) to go along with the standard five body colour choices that are already available. But due to popular demand, the 2.0E will now be available in Pearl White, a colour that was reserved only for the 2.0G and 2.4V before.


The on-the-road price with insurance for private registration of the new Toyota Camry is as follows:
2.4V – RM174,990.00
2.0G – RM154,990.00
2.0E – RM144,990.00

The new Camry is now available for booking at all Toyota Outlets nationwide.

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  1. Recycled, recycled, recycled car with increase in the price tag samor.

    I won’t be surprised if ppl decided to buy Honda.

  2. i prefer previous model ……this is just a mock up model…should be feel boring….it should be more better for the whole new model but need to wait 3yr ….how it like???lexus 250 look a like???

  3. Is it really that bad getting this car? I’m getting the car within the next few days. I like the handling and the interior. It was a battle between Honda Accord or Toyota Camry. Huhu

  4. nice…i like this new toyota camry model, its looked like a luxary car….my family just bought one…

  5. this car is great….i luv it…the system is incradebly morden…wow i just cant stop thingking of it….hey benny…my family just bought one too….isnt it great???

  6. me three…my grandpa also just bought it……actually my uncle bought it 4 my grandpa as a present…anyway i like this car…

  7. Test drove the accord and camry. Camry wins hands down. When the car is good, people can’t complain about much except the looks. Notice no one has talk about other problems at all….Await my camry next week

  8. oh good design n popular in Malaysia.I m car crazy n have diploma mechanical.then i like camry.

  9. i wonder why they said boring… it rely a boring car???? i was thinking to buy one….but now i have to reconsider…..

  10. actually this one is good car. for me between accord and camry, i tend to choose camry. i know accord is best from the sportier look. but about the specification and features, camry is higher specification than accord. i can say, camry looks pretty and accord looks sportier. if camry is installed aero kit, it will be seen sportier than accord. by the way, camry is good from specification and features! about the performance camry is still a winner, handler..?? nothing to say. i just can say accord is confident from handling and camry also ( not bad ). but camry is more comfortable than accord. i love camry!

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  12. I have been using it for one year and just renewed my road tax. I got both Camry and Mercedes Benz E class. I love driving Camry more than Benz, the latter is a bit heavy and clumsy, so to say.Those people who said that Camry is boring must be young guys, just like my sons. Young people like sport cars such as Porsche, Ferrari. Different age groups have different taste, that is normal.

  13. My dad have just booked this 2012 camry. i dont think this car is boring. y so many pple wanna compare the camry with the accord? i agree if u said accord looks more sportier than camry but for me, camry looks so much cooler and smarter than accord. Camry also has higher specification and comfortable than accord. i definitely love camry!


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