What’s the RAV4 Adventure? It’s a lightly-lifted RAV4 designed for mild off-roading. Say what? With the latest RAV, Toyota decided to go in a different direction lifting all models up to Subaru/Jeep heights. The Adventure grade builds on that with an additional lift, a torque vectoring rear axle and improved traction software designed for going […]
The 2020 Supra isn’t just a blast from the past, it’s an honest-to-goodness Toyota sports car aimed directly at the Porsche Cayman. All the essentials are there for the Supra to be a hit. Inline 6 engine? Check. Rear wheel drive? Check. Small roadster proportions? You betcha. A sprinkle of BMW DNA? Why not? That’s […]
Rogue or RAV? It’s hard to go wrong with any compact CUV in America today but how do the two most popular models in America compare? Which one is right …
Thanks to an event called the Trail Trek Tour I had the opportunity to test a variety of every-day crossovers on some back-country trails in Virginia. The results were about as I expected but there were a few crossovers that did better than I thought. Why no Subaru? Why no Rogue? Why no X? The […]
The Toyota Sienna soldiers on with minimal changes for 2019 and 2020 while we wait for a complete redesign expected for the 2021 model year. While we wait for the next gen model, the Sienna is up against tough competition from the inexpensive Grand Caravan (which may be ancient, but it’s also crazy cheap), the […]
Toyota’s RAV4 hasn’t been known for off-road prowess or handling ability for a while, but they are changing that for 2019 with an all-new model that is promising more of everything. More refinement, better handling, improved off-road ability, more features and better fuel economy. Is that enough to make the best selling compact CUV in […]
Toyota’s largest sedan gives you the rear seat room required to accommodate adults and rear facing child seats comfortably.
Thanks to changing tastes in America Toyota decided to make the 2019 Avalon the sportiest Avalon ever. With over 300 horsepower, a new 8-speed automatic transmission, adaptive damping suspension and an all-new suspension design the Avalon holds its own in this shrinking segment.