The Toyota Camry 2.5 Hybrid is now being offered with an RM 8,000 cash rebate by UMW Toyota Motor. The Camry 2.5 Hybrid was the first executive sedan in its class to qualify as an Energy Efficient Vehicle (EEV), according to the National Automotive Policy.
This EEV incentive was provided to locally assembled models that meet certain criteria and has enabled the Toyota Camry 2.5 Hybrid to be priced lower than it should have been. Without the EEV incentive, the actual retail price of the Camry 2.5 Hybrid would be over RM 250,000 but the incentive brought it down to around RM 175,000. The RM 8,000 cash rebate offered now further reduces the price (limited units, while stocks last).
Toyota has been designing and building hybrid cars since 1997. The Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive in the Toyota Camry 2.5 Hybrid is a result of 20 years of experience developing and producing hybrid systems. The Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive makes use of either the engine or electric motor at any time, or both when conditions require, thus optimizing both power as well as fuel economy.
The Camry 2.5 Hybrid’s system combines output from the 2.5-liter Atkinson cycle 4-cylinder petrol engine and a small high-torque electric motor. The system produces a total output of 205 PS, with up to 213 Nm of torque available from the engine and 270 Nm from the electric motor. It is also possible to drive up to 40 km/h on electric power alone. Further, unlike some hybrid models which also shut down the air-conditioning when idle-stop shuts down the engine, the Camry Hybrid’s air-conditioning functions normally to continue cooling as the compressor powered electrically.
All Toyota passenger car models including the Toyota Camry 2.5 Hybrid, are covered by a 5-year full warranty with unlimited mileage. The warranty is also transferable if the car changes ownership within the first 5 years. Additionally, the hybrid battery pack has an 8-year warranty.