Stepping up to the four-cylinder ($29,990, down $200) or hybrid ($31,990, down $1200) Ascent Sport increases specification to sports front grille (matt), rear bumper and side skirts; premium steering wheel and gear shifter, stainless-steel scuff plates, front and rear parking sensors, LED glove box light, 8.0-inch touchscreen multimedia system, satellite navigation and a power driver’s seat.
Toyota’s locally-made V6 sedan — previously called the Aurion — was advertised for $29,990 drive-away for the same extended period of time but the new Camry V6 starts from $40,000 drive-away, a $10,000 jump.
Other standard Camry Ascent features include new seats, 17-inch alloy wheels, full-size spare, 60/40-split rear seatback and LED daytime running lights.
We’ll go over more of the finer details in reviews in the near future. The new model is on sale now though with prices starting from the following, with price changes over the equivalent outgoing model or Aurion V6 in brackets (excludes on-roads):