Thread: Camry hybrid?
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Old 04-01-2014, 11:32 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I think the Camry gets about what it should get: mid-30's mpg. The problem seems to be that people think the word hybrid equals 40+ mpg. It was the first successful "normal" car to get a hybrid drivetrain, as opposed to a purpose-built one. I guess the Ford/Mercury/Mazda SUVs preceded it, but the letters SUV lower expectations. Toyota has rested on its laurels a bit too much with the Camry. I like the Ford/Lincoln/Mercury mid sizes are a better option from a cost AND fuel economy standpoint. My opinion is a bit off, though, as I have an attachment to the first gen Accord.
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