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Toyota, Scion models see slight price increase for 2013

Fri, 07 Dec 2012

Toyota and Scion will be charging slightly more for certain models in 2013. And we mean slightly—the greatest change is a $500 bump up on the Scion xB and Toyota Sequoia SUV.

The Camry sedan, Prius C hybrid subcompact and Scion xB utility vehicle all offer new features for 2013, causing the price increase.

The Camry sedan will increase by $150 to a base price of $23,030, and the hybrid variant will increase by $165 for a $26,935 base price. With the increase comes Display Audio with a LCD touchscreen as standard equipment. The Camry SE will also feature a blind-spot-monitoring system that includes rear cross-traffic alert. The turn signal will also change to include a lane-changing setting that signals three times and shuts off automatically. The interior will see an upgrade with improved color matching and ivory seat inserts. Leather-equipped models will have updated stitching accents on the door panels, and all Camry models will receive updated door trim.

The 2013 Camry arrives in dealerships in early January.

The Prius C hybrid compact car also sees a price increase of $130. The base Prius C will now cost $19,210 when it arrives in dealerships January. Upgrades include a black SofTex dash panel on the Prius C Two and Three models, and standard SofTex-trimmed steering wheel on the top-of-the-line Prius C Four.

Additional features on the 2013 Scion xB include a new front bumper, glossy black lower grille, integrated LED accent lighting and a rear bumper with a black diffuser for a sportier look. Also, Absolutely red and Nautical blue metallic are added to the paint lineup to replace Stingray metallic and Elusive blue metallic. On the inside, the xB will feature light-bronze metallic accents on panels, chrome accents on the air-condition register and new seat fabric. Technology upgrades include an optional premium audio system. As a result, the 2013 Scion xB price is $18,505 , a $500 increase.

Base pricing for the remaining models (includes shipping):

- Venza: $150 increase to $28,695

- Sienna: $150 increase to $27,430

- Highlander: $150 increase to $29,865

- Tacoma: $100 increase to $18,470

- Sequoia: $500 increase to $43,450

- Tundra: $100 increase to $26,450

- FJ Cruiser: $150 increase to $27,875

- Land Cruiser: increase of $300 to $79,400

- Scion iQ: $110 increase to $16,250

- Scion FR-S: $300 increase to $25,255

By Angie Fisher