2020 Toyota Camry Diesel: Review, Specs, Release Date

The carmaker has announced the newest 2020 Toyota Camry Diesel. As well, they will also offer the new TRD model which will feature a sportier design both inside and out. In terms of styling, the diesel version won’t differ from the standard model which will be slightly revised this time.

Engine and performance of the 2020 Toyota Camry Diesel

According to the latest news, the manufacturer is working on the new Camry model which should finally offer a diesel engine alongside the standard gasoline units. However, they still haven’t revealed any information about the performance of the new 2020 Toyota Camry Diesel, so we will have to wait for the carmaker’s official announcement. On the other hand, this time, they will introduce the new Camry TRD model which will use a 3.5-liter V-6 engine. This one will be able to make 301 horses and 267 lb-ft of torque.

2020 Toyota Camry Diesel

Furthermore, the base will remain a 2.5-liter inline-4 which is rated at 203 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. It will be mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission and the power will be sent to front wheels. As well, there will also be a hybrid engine which will combine a 2.5-liter inline-4 engine with an electric motor and a lithium-ion or nickel-metal hydride battery. So the total output will be 208 horsepower. The front-wheel drive configuration will also be standard.

The exterior and interior design of the 2020 Toyota Camry Diesel

Design-wise, the 2020 Toyota Camry Diesel won’t differ compared to the standard model. It looks athletic and dynamic and there is a large grille up front. The hood is sleek and around back, there are chrome exhaust outlets. Furthermore, the TRD model will get sportier design.

As for the interior, the 2020 Toyota Camry will offer cozy seats and the second row will provide very good room. The dashboard features an asymmetrical design and a standard 7.0-inch touchscreen in the center of it. Furthermore, the TRD model will get sportier design and it will get black leatherette sport seats with fabric inserts, red accents, and contrast stitching. As well, it will feature TRD floor mats and trunk mat, TRD logo shift knob and TRD headrest and seat belts.

2020 Toyota Camry Diesel rear

The equipment of the 2020 Toyota Camry Diesel

The 2020 Toyota Camry Diesel will come standard with 6-way manually adjustable front seats, an AM/FM audio system with 6 speakers, a rearview camera, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay connectivity, a 7.0-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system, USB port, and so on. The LE model will add alarm system, 17-inch alloy wheels, 60/40-split folding rear seats, and a power driver’s seat.

The SE version also includes 18-inch wheels, paddle shifters, sport front seats and sport-tuned suspension. The XSE and XLE models will have dual-zone climate control, an 8.0-inch touchscreen, leather seats, blind-spot monitoring, moonroof, etc. The JBL audio system, navigation, a head-up display, and bird’s-eye camera will be optional.

2020 Toyota Camry Diesel cabin

Release date and price of the 2020 Toyota Camry Diesel

There is still no information about the price of the 2020 Toyota Camry Diesel, but the base model is expected to start at around $24,700. As for the release date, the new Camry should arrive at the end of this year.

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