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Are you looking for a classic car with plenty of style and features? If so, the 2020 Toyota Camry could be a great choice. Its small size makes it an excellent commuter car, but it also has room for passengers and extra cargo. In the 2020 model, a new sport trim was introduced, giving it an undeniable cool factor too. The 2020 Toyota Camry offers something for everyone.

While we currently do not have many 2020 Toyota Camrys on our lots, we look forward to selling more in the future. If you love the 2020 model, you should also consider prior model years of the Toyota Camry with similar features. The most recent generation of the Camry launched in 2018, so the 2018 and 2019 model years are very similar to the 2020 Toyota Camry.

Below are average prices of prior model year Toyota Camry at CarMax.

  • 2018 - Average prices less than $21,0001
  • 2019 - Average prices less than $23,5001

Here's what you'll learn in this Toyota Camry review:

Key Specs and Features


  • The 2020 Toyota Camry with the base engine, a 2.5L four-cylinder that produces 203 hp, gets an EPA-estimated 34 mpg combined in the base L trim, 32 mpg combined in the LE and SE trims, and 31 mpg combined in the XLE and XSE trims.2
  • The 2020 Camry offers an optional 3.5L V6; that engine gets an EPA-estimated 26 mpg combined in the SLE and SXE trims and 25 mpg combined in the TRD trim.2
  • All 2020 Toyota Camrys come with an automatic transmission.

Cargo Space:

  • The base trim Camry (the L) has 14.1 cubic feet of cargo space; all other trims have 15.1 cubic feet of cargo space.

Seating Capacity:

  • The 2020 Toyota Camry has seating for five.

Engine Options:

  • 203-hp 2.5L four-cylinder (standard in L, LE, XLE, SE, and XSE trims)
  • 301-hp 3.5L V6 (optional in XLE and XSE trims and standard in TRD trim)

Tech Features:

  • Standard lane-departure warning, adaptive cruise control, pre-collision system, and automatic high beams.
  • Standard Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay®, Amazon Alexa™, and Toyota+Alexa app.
  • Available wireless phone charger (standard in XLE and XSE trims)
  • Available blind-spot monitoring and rear-traffic control (standard in XLE and XSE trims)


The Toyota Camry has a strong sales history at CarMax. It has been featured in these ranking lists:

5 Reasons To Buy

1. Great Commuter Car

No matter which trim you choose, the 2020 Toyota Camry gets great mpg, making it a wonderful commuter car. With an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 34 mpg combined (with a 2.5L four-cylinder engine in the L trim), the 2020 Camry means less stops at the pump.2 Whether you're driving to work, or going on long road trips, this is the car for the job.

2. Standard Driver-Assist Features

2020 Toyota Camry: Tech Dash | CarMax

The Camry comes standard with some of the latest driver-assist features. You may not have realized that you wanted high-tech features like automatic high beams and adaptive cruise control, but once you have them you'll be smitten. In addition, lane-keep assist and a pre-collision system can help you get where you're going, while the birds-eye-view camera (an available option on XLE and XSE trims) gives you a 360-degree view of your surroundings.

3. Easy Connectivity

We all want to stay connected when we're on the road, and the 2020 Toyota Camry makes that easy. The Camry comes with standard Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Amazon Alexa, and the Toyota+Alexa app. So, no matter what type of phone you have, it's easy to use it without becoming distracted behind the wheel. Meanwhile, the wireless phone charger (available on the LE and SE trims and standard on the XLE and XSE trims) ensures you always have power.

4. Available Luxury Upgrades

2020 Toyota Camry: Front Seats | CarMax

The 2020 Toyota Camry is a practical entry-level sedan that you can upgrade to a more luxurious feel if you choose. The XLE and XSE trims come standard with leather-trimmed seats that are heated in the front. In addition, there is an optional moonroof available in the LE and SE trims. A panoramic sunroof is an available option on the XLE and XSE trims, but also comes standard if you opt for the V6 engine in those trims.

5. Sporty Driving Experience

2020 Toyota Camry: Engine | CarMax

The 2020 Toyota Camry comes with a strong engine for a medium sedan. The standard 201-hp engine is peppy, while the available 301-hp V6 offers you even more power. In 2020, Toyota introduced the TRD sport trim. In addition, the LE, XLE, XSE, and TRD trims feature three different driving modes: ECO, Normal, and Sport.

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What You Need to Know

2020 Toyota Camry: Available Trims

  • L: 203-hp engine, driver-assist features including lane-departure warning, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Amazon Alexa, and more
  • LE: 17-inch alloy wheels, additional cubic feet of trunk space, three UBS ports, and eight-way power-adjustable driver seat
  • SE: 18-inch alloy wheels, leather-trimmed steering wheel, paddle shifters
  • XLE: Leather-trimmed seats, wireless charging, blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert, dual-zone climate control, and more
  • XSE: LED headlights and taillights, heated exterior mirrors, black sport mesh grille
  • XLE V6: 301-hp V6 engine, panoramic glass roof, 10-inch heads-up display, premium audio system, and more
  • XSE V6: Black sport mesh grille
  • TRD: Painted mirrors, rear spoiler, sport grille, cloth seats, red interior accents, and more

2020 Toyota Camry: Interior

  • Seating for five
    2020 Toyota Camry: Backseat | CarMax
  • 14.1 cubic feet of trunk space in the L trim, 15.1 cubic feet of trunk space in all other trims
    2020 Toyota Camry: Trunk Cargo | CarMax
  • Available leather-trimmed seats (on XLE and XSE trims)
  • Standard Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Amazon Alexa
  • Available moonroof (SE and LE trims) or panoramic glass roof (XLE and XSE trims)

2020 Toyota Camry: Available Colors

  • Blue Streak Metallic
  • Brownstone
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Galactic Aqua Mica
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Predawn Gray Mica
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Supersonic Red
  • Super White
  • Wind Chill Pearl

2020 Toyota Camry: Average CarMax Prices1

The 2020 Toyota Camry is a newer model year and we currently have a limited number in our inventory. See below for average CarMax prices for previous model years of the Toyota Camry.

Pricing data:

  • 2018 - Average prices less than $21,0001
  • 2019 - Average prices less than $23,5001

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If you like the 2020 Toyota Camry, check out some previous model years of this vehicle with similar features.

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Safety and Reliability

The 2020 Toyota Camry is a newer model and we currently have a limited number in our inventory. You may also want to consider other used Toyota Camrys with similar features. Below are RepairPal reliability ratings for prior model years of the Toyota Camrys.

  • Overall RepairPal Reliability Rating - 4.0/5.0
  • Average annual cost of unscheduled repairs and maintenance: $387.00

RepairPal Reliability Ratings are based on the actual cost, frequency, and severity of unscheduled repairs and maintenance on make/model data for select 2010–2019 vehicles. The reliability of a specific vehicle may vary depending on its maintenance and driving history, model year, trim, and features. Learn more at www.carmax.com/repairpal-reliability.

NHTSA Safety Ratings - 2020 Toyota Camry

The 2020 Toyota Camry received 5/5 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Click here to look up a specific vehicle.

Similar Vehicles

If you're interested in the 2020 Toyota Camry, you should also check out these similar vehicles from previous model years.

Toyota Corolla

The Toyota Corolla is a five-passenger vehicle that has traditionally been available as a sedan, although a hatchback option became available in 2019. The base engine for the Corolla is a 1.8L four-cylinder that produces 132 hp and gets an EPA-estimated 32 mpg (combined) with the automatic transmission on the 2019 model.2 A slightly more powerful 140-hp engine is also available across all model years. The 2019 Corolla comes standard with driver-assist features including lane-departure warning and a pre-collision system. The 2019 Corolla also includes these features:

  • Seating for five
  • 13 cubic feet of cargo space in the sedan and 17.8 cubic feet of cargo space in the hatchback
  • 132-hp (standard) or 140-hp (optional) 1.8L four-cylinder engine
  • Standard lane-departure warning, pre-collision system, adaptive cruise control, and automatic high beams

Honda Accord

The most recent generation of the Honda Accord launched in 2018. 2018–2019 models come standard with a 1.5L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 192 hp and gets an EPA-estimated combined 33 mpg on the 2019 model.2 A larger 252 hp 2L turbo four-cylinder is also available. The most recent generation of the Accord (2018 to present) comes with many standard driver-assist features, plus:

  • Standard 192-hp turbocharged 1.5L four-cylinder engine
  • 16.7 cubic feet of cargo space
  • Driver-assist features of the Honda Sensing system, including lane-keep assist and lane-departure warning, traffic-sign recognition, adaptive cruise control and more.
  • Standard Bluetooth® and USB port

Toyota Avalon

The Toyota Avalon is a large sedan that was entirely redesigned for 2019. The most recent generation (2019 and later) of the Avalon has one engine option: a 3.5L V6 that produces 301 hp and gets an EPA-estimated 25 mpg combined in the base trim.2

Model years 2017 and 2018 came standard with a 268-hp V6. The 2019 Avalon has 16 cubic feet of cargo space and plenty of driver-assist features.

Here's what you can expect from the 2019 model:

  • 301-hp V6 engine
  • Seating for five and 16 cubic feet of cargo space
  • Driver-assist features including lane-departure warning, pre-collision system, automatic high beams, adaptive cruise control, and blind-spot monitoring
  • Standard Apple CarPlay

The Bottom Line

The 2020 Toyota Camry is a sedan with a lot to offer, including excellent tech integration and standard driver-assist features, building on the solid features already found in the 2018 and 2019 Toyota Camry.

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1Based on CarMax average prices from December 2019. Actual prices may vary based on your selected model year, features and trim packages. Prices do not include tax, title, tags, and any applicable fees.
2Fuel economy figures are based on EPA estimates for when vehicle sold as new. Fuel economy may vary for reasons like driving conditions and vehicle history. Unless specified, figures are for vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission. See fueleconomy.gov for details.
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