2020 Toyota Camry TRD Seems Like A Bargain At $31,995

Pricing for the 2020 Camry TRD has been confirmed by Toyota and, much to the surprise of many, the performance-focused sedan doesn’t break the bank.

At $31,995, it is the cheapest V6-powered model in the Camry family, undercutting the XSE by $4,000. The TRD’s starting price is also well down on the $43,255 commanded by the Avalon TRD that’s powered by the exact same engine.

Also Read: 2020 Toyota Avalon And Camry TRD Pack 301HP And A Track-Tuned Suspension

The main reason why the Camry TRD is so affordable is that it is based on the SE trim, meaning it doesn’t include a leather interior, satellite navigation or the various driver-assist systems offered on more upmarket grades. As the name of the car implies, it really is about performance over everything else.

The chassis features stiffer springs and a lowered ride height, enlarged anti-roll bars, extra bracing, bespoke wheels with sticky rubber, as well as front brake discs enlarged by 0.9-inch and new dual-piston calipers. There is also a TRD-specific exhaust system, a sportier exterior an some red interior accents.

Power comes from a 3.5-liter naturally-aspirated V6 with 301 HP. All in all, the sporty Camry seems like quite the bargain, particularly compared to the Avalon TRD.

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  • DMax

    No manual? No LSD? WTF is this? All they did is make a Camry uncomfortable.

    • Ben

      C’mon now…did you really believe they were going to drop in a manual and LSD into a Camry? Rolls Royce would make a supercar before that happened.

      • Lloyd Anthony D Peters

        I wish I could upvote this twice. Lol.

      • Andrewthecarguy

        Ben, it was a thing once upon a time. Nisaan’s Altime SE-R was actually a sweet lil’ ride and MazdaSpeed 6 was a veritable performance sedan plagued by awful styling unfortunately.

  • Honda NSX-R

    That pricing is more reasonable than the XSE V6. I can’t fathom paying more than $35,000 for a Camry, at least this TRD pricing is somewhat bearable

  • Ryan

    I’m sorry, but who exactly is the target demographic for a souped-up Camry…?

    • Andrewthecarguy

      Not you lol.
      Back in the day there was a ‘booming’ sported up Japanese non-lux midsize sedan niche – occupied by the likes of the Accord Si, Altima SE-R and Camry TED. Mazda offered a MazdaSpeed 6 as well and Subaru had a Spec B Legacy.
      Kudos to Toyota for sticking with it.

  • Six_Tymes

    $31,995 FOR A CAMRY?! WHO IS CRAZIER, the seller or buyer? I say both. People really are stupid.

  • Bash

    What a ridiculous spoiler, ridiculous styling, and a ridiculous price.

  • Six_Tymes

    TuRD

  • Exotics

    Lol

  • Andrewthecarguy

    Looks good minus that spoiler, especially for the price? Yes.

  • William rowe

    what’s with those cheap looking side skirts and trunk spoiler lol? if they gotta add cheap looking ricer race boy crap to try to make their car look good, their not doing something right. They should rename it. Toyota Clown Car

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