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2018 Toyota Camry First Test Review: Big Improvement but is it Enough?
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By: MotorTrend On: 11-13-2017 Model(s): The Toyota Camry is still the one to beat in the midsize car segment. 2018 Toyota Camry
Author Experience: Expert review

The Toyota Camry is still the one to beat in the midsize car segment. Sales through October of this year already total 308,759. The only other sedan close to that level is the Honda Accord at 277,542 for the first 10 months.

So with everyone in the field gunning for the all-new 2018 Camry, we were anxious to get some of our own test numbers to see if the king has pedigree worthy of retaining the crown for the foreseeable future.

The Camry XSE still boasts a V-6 under the hood in a segment where others are dropping the larger displacement engine for turbocharged four-cylinders that often generate greater power than the engines they replaced.

That is the route Honda took with the Accord, replacing its 3.5-liter V-6 with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder derived from the Civic Type R producing 252 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. It can be paired with a 10-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission.

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