Best Tire Recommendations for the Toyota Camry

In the early 1980s, the Camry was introduced into the North American market as Toyota's mid-sized sedan. Many iterations of the car have been produced, including coupes, wagons and convertible versions of the car. While body styles have come and gone, the Toyota Camry has always been known as a reliable vehicle with very broad appeal. It's often one of the best-selling passenger cars in the United States.  

With so many Camrys on the road today, there's a large amount of different driving styles among their owners. They drive in a myriad of different climates from the tropics to the northern latitudes. In nearly two decades of testing and selling tires, I have found that a majority of Toyota Camry drivers are satisfied with options in the Standard Touring All-Season and Grand Touring All-Season performance categories.  

Grand Touring All-Season

 Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology
Continental PureContact with EcoPlus
 Bridgestone Turanza Serentiy Plus
Bridgestone Turanza Serenity


Tires in the Grand Touring All-Season category seek to optimize a balance between ride, noise, wear and sporty handling. These tires feel solid and stable even at highway speeds and are usually the category of choice used as Original Equipment on newer model Toyota Camrys. If your tires are worn out and you're looking for a replacement set that will get you similar or better traction than what came on your car, consider one of the top tires in this category. 

Standard Touring All-Season tires will give up some sporty handling and grip compared to Grand Touring All-Season tires in exchange for a softer ride and longer wear. If you have always felt like your Camry rides a bit on the harsh side, or are a more sedate driver with little concern for high-speed highway stability, you might want to consider one of the best Standard Touring All-Season tires.  

Standard Touring All-Season

 Continental TrueContact
Continental TrueContact
 General Altimax RT43
General AltiMAX RT43

Of course not every driver falls into these two categories. If you are in an area that receives quite a bit of snow, you'll want to consider a set of winter/snow tires for winter driving. Looking for more assistance on choosing a set of tires? Take a look at our Tire Decision Guide.

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