For 2020 Toyota is releasing a new Corolla based on the recently launched Corolla Hatch. We get two engines under the hood, an available 6-speed manual and an all-around more premium look and feel.
With the America’s addiction to crossovers at a fever pitch, many shoppers seem to have forgotten that traditional body-on-frame SUVs still exist. Toyota’s entry is their Tundra-based Sequoia 8-seat behemoth that offers nearly 10 inches more total legroom than a Chevy Tahoe or GMC Yukon. On the down side it’s been quite some time since […]
Thanks to the Camry getting larger and CAFE legislation disincentivizing larger sedans, the Avalon and the rest of the full-sized mainstream sedans are in kind of a pickle. Are they separated enough from the mid-sized cousins on the dealer lot? Or are you better off just buying the Camry? We tackle that and more in […]
Toyota’s Highlander has long been one of the best selling three row crossovers for active families, but is it the best? For 2018 Toyota made some changes to make sure their mid-size CUV stays competitive. Toyota Safety Sense is now standard on all trims and includes autonomous braking, lane keeping and adaptive cruise control. V6 […]
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 […]
Toyota’s Land Cruiser is a modern Toyota enigma. It’s the rarest Toyota sold in America and the most expensive vehicle sold here that wears a Toyota logo. It’s also one of the oldest Toyota models on sale, wears one of the most iconic name badges in existence and has a reputation for bullet-proof go-anywhere ability. […]
The previous generation of the Corolla hatchback was known as the Corolla iM because instead of launching it as a Corolla initially, Toyota decided to make it part of the Scion brand which has since been closed down in America. The bad news here is that the mono-spec pricing model of the iM is gone […]
Toyota’s latest infotainment software finally supports Apple CarPlay! Android fans will be disappointed to hear that Android Auto is not available yet however. In this video we take a deep-dive into the system and cover most of the bases.
Even though some have left the full-sized sedan market in America, Toyota is committed and for 2019 they have given us an all-new Avalon with more of everything. More legroom, more cargo room, more power, and even better fuel economy in the Avalon Hybrid. The one thing that hasn’t increased? The Hybrid model’s price tag […]
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.