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Toyota’s new Camry range consists of four models, including for the first time a four-cylinder luxury-grade version. The new four-cylinder range has two transmissions and four equipment grades.

The grades in ascending order of equipment level are:

  • Altise,
  • Ateva,
  • Sportivo
  • Grande.

Altise and Sportivo have the choice of five-speed manual or intelligent five-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission (ECT). Ateva and Grande have the intelligent five-speed automatic ECT exclusively.

All Camry models have a 117kW 2.4-litre engine with VVT-i, dual SRS airbags, ABS with Brake Assist (BA) and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) – known as ABi or Active Braking with intelligence.

They also come standard with air conditioning (unlike the Holden VE Commodore Omega) with pollen filter, telescopic as well as tilt steering adjustment, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, map lamps, impact-sensing fuel cut-off, cruise control, power windows and mirrors, remote central locking, security alarm, power lumbar support adjustment for the driver’s seat, auto headlamps on and MP3/WMA audio capability.

These features are standard equipment in Altise grade, as well as 16-inch diameter steel wheels, four-speaker audio system with CD/tuner and lockable 60/40 split rear-seat back with remote release from the boot.

Altise options include

  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • rear lip spoiler,
  • enhanced safety pack consisting of front-seat side and full-length side curtain-shield airbags (making a total of six airbags),
  • metallic paint.

Toyota Camera Ateva standard features over Altise include:

  • shift position indicator in the combination meter as standard equipment
  • front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain-shield airbags
  • dual-zone auto air conditioning with external temperature reading
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • front foglamps
  • six-speaker audio system with six-CD in-dash multi-changer
  • eight-way power-adjustable driver and six-way power-adjustable front-
  • passenger seats (including lumbar support)
  • rear-seat centre armrest with two cup holders
  • multi-function trip computer
  • leather-bound steering wheel with audio and trip-computer controls
  • leather gear-shift lever, leather parking brake lever
  • chrome pack consisting of radiator grille surround and inside door handles
  • body-coloured mudflaps


Toyota Camera Sportivo standard features over Altise include:

  • sports suspension
  • sports headlamps
  • additional body bracing
  • sports radiator grille
  • front foglamps
  • 17-inch alloy wheels with Michelin Vivacy sports tyres
  • front seat side airbags and full-length side curtain shield airbags
  • rear access hatch to boot (in lieu of 60/40 split)
  • aero kit (front bumper/spoiler, side skirts, rear skirt, rear boot lip spoiler)
  • chrome exhaust diffuser
  • sports front seats with power adjustment including eight-way power-adjustable driver and six-way power-adjustable front-passenger seats (including lumbar support)
  • black sports seat trim
  • multi-function trip computer
  • leather-bound steering wheel with audio and trip computer controls
  • leather gear shift and parking brake levers
  • rear-seat centre armrest with two cup holders
  • rear-seat centre head restraint
  • analogue sports instrument cluster
  • six-speaker audio with six-CD in-dash multi-changer
  • external temperature reading
  • shift position indicator in instrument cluster (with auto transmission)
  • alloy sports pedals
  • Sportivo metallic front-door scuff plates
  • metallic paint

Options include leather seat trim, moonroof, rear personal lamps and lamps for the vanity mirrors.

Toyota Camera Grande standard features over Ateva include:

  • leather seat and door trim
  • Vehicle Stability Control
  • Traction Control
  • AVN navigation with Bluetooth®
  • steering wheel-mounted Bluetooth controls
  • rain-sensing windscreen wipers
  • moonroof
  • personal rear lamps
  • power rear sunshade
  • chrome exterior door handles and exhaust diffuser
  • woodgrain finish on door switch plates and upper console
  • metallic paint





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