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2010-2011 Toyota Corolla, 2011-12 Toyota Sienna Subject To Two Recalls
2010-2011 Toyota Corolla, 2011-12 Toyota Sienna Subject To Two Recalls

Toyota has issued two recalls for the 2010-2011 Corolla and the 2011-12 Sienna. Both vehicles appear to suffer from problems with the A-pillar trim panel (at the front of the vehicle's interior), which could cause additional problems during a crash. The Sienna also has some problems with its stated...Read More»

2011 Toyota Corolla
2010-2011 Toyota Corolla, 2011 Toyota Sienna: Recall Alert

Southeast Toyota is recalling certain 2010-2011 model year Corolla compact cars and 2011 Toyota Sienna minivans for a damaged A-pillar trim panel retention clip. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at 518. Affected...Read More»

2012 Toyota Highlander
New Toyota & Lexus Pricing: 2012 Corolla Goes Up, 2012 Venza Down

If you're planning to buy a new Toyota or Lexus in the near future, pay attention. The automaker just announced pricing on a range of vehicles, and several popular models -- including the 2012 Toyota Corolla, Highlander, and Tundra -- are due for a price increase. Others, like the 2012 Matrix, will...Read More»

2012 Scion tC RS 7.0
What Cars Are Generation Y Consumers Buying?

Generation Y consumers are critical to automakers, since the 18- to 27-year-old demographic helps to set trends and advance technology. The latest Buick model hay have an onboard hard drive and iPod integration, but that’s only because the technology was developed for other GM models more...Read More»

2010 Toyota Corolla
NHTSA Clears Toyota Corolla On Steering Issues

An investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has found no defect with the electronic steering in 2009 and 2010 Toyota Corolla models. The agency had investigated the Corolla (and the Toyota Matrix) for complaints of steering wander or poor on-center steering feel, based...Read More»

2011 Toyota Corolla
Toyota: Good News, Bad News In Earthquake Recovery

The good news for Toyota is vehicle production is getting back to normal following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. The bad news for this Japanese auto maker is consumers are staying away from its dealers because the media has been so successful in covering the company’s reduced vehicle...Read More»

2010 Toyota Corolla sold in South Africa, shown in Die Waterkant, Cape Town
Extended Warranties Could Get Tamed In Missouri

A long overdue bill sitting on the desk of Missouri Governor Jay Nixon would bring the sale of auto service contracts, commonly referred to as extended warranties, under the licensing and oversight jurisdiction of the state’s insurance regulators. The bill was introduced by a lawmaker whose...Read More»

Hatsune Miku, Toyota spokesperson. Image: Toyota
Can A Virtual Celebrity Help Sell The Toyota Corolla?

If you live in the United States, chances are good that you’ve never heard of Hatsune Miku. In Japan, the young pop star has a huge following, and played a series of sold-out concerts across the country in 2010. Instantly recognizable by her floor-length, turquoise-colored hair, Miku has one...Read More»

Dealer
Frugal Shopper: Men Get Better Car Deals? It Might Just Be A Myth

Men tend to get better deals than women when shopping for new cars, right? Not true in most cases, says at least one company that analyzes sales data. Perhaps you don't need to bring 'the man' along, or change your name on those initial e-mails. It might be a myth, or a relic from another time when...Read More»

Toyota Corolla and Toyota RAV4 bumper mismatch
IIHS: Mismatched Bumpers Between Cars And SUVs Can Cost Big

Low-speed impacts between two vehicles of the same type aren't likely to show much damage. But even in seemingly minor bumps, collisions between cars and SUVs—even those from the same automaker—can involve hefty damage bills adding up to nearly $10,000 in some cases. So says the...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen CC
How VW Makes You Want Their Cars: They Make You Feel Human

I have been watching too many sporting events of late to sustain a happy, blissful marriage. Baseball, football, hockey, F1. I have been glued to the TV as of late and using it as an excuse to watch car ads under the guide of “research” -- which my wife sees through like Plexiglas. But...Read More»

2005 Toyota Tacoma - front
Toyota Accused Of A Sudden-Acceleration Cover-Up

Toyota—as well as most Toyota shoppers, and Toyota owners—have moved on after the automaker's much publicized recalls nearly a year ago, which have brought millions of vehicles back to the dealership for repairs and Toyota scrambling to make quality-driven improvements in how they...Read More»

2011 Toyota Avalon
Recall-Scarred Toyota Models Earn CR 'Recommended' Status Back

Consumer Reports has restored 'recommended' status to eight Toyota models that had been affected by accelerator-related recalls this past year. The Toyota Avalon, Corolla, Highlander, Matrix, RAV4, Sequoia, and Tundra models now again carry CR's positive distinction, which is awarded to vehicles...Read More»

2010 Toyota Prius
Prius Is Dirtier To Build Than Corolla...But Greener Than A Hummer

Which is greener: a Toyota Prius or a Toyota Corolla? They're both roughly the same size, and when you think quick, it seems that the Prius would be the no-brainer choice for greenies. The Prius, after all, gets an EPA Combined 50 mpg, while the Corolla gets (an EPA Combined) 30 at best. But if you...Read More»

2010 Toyota Corolla
Today at High Gear Media: Lotus Elite, Challenger SRT8

What's the most often stolen car in America. Corvette? Not even close. Try a Civic or a Corolla. Thieves....up your game please. [TheCarConnection] Your car has five secret warning signals. Name them all, and you'll be forever remembered by non-car-loving colleagues as a time waster. [AllCarAdvice]...Read More»

1997 Honda Accord Cpe LX
Hot Wheels: Older Civic, Newer Corolla Among Top Theft Targets

Don't ever think that what you're driving is too plain or unattractive to be the target of thieves. Its ubiquity might actually make it a more likely target. That's one of the lessons in looking at the annual list of most-stolen models from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). Older Honda...Read More»

2010 Honda CR-V
Steering Collision Repairs By Insurers

The Colorado Division of Insurance has fined Ameriprise Auto and Home Insurance Company also known as IDS Property Casualty Insurance Company. A $71,100 penalty has been levied against the insurer for illegally steering repair customers to preferred shops. Between September 2006 and January 2010...Read More»

2010 Toyota Corolla
Today at High Gear Media: Recalls, Drunk Driving, and Charger

Toyota's latest recall involves more than a million Corolla sedans and Matrix hatchbacks. It's been long in the works--and Toyota says it's a "voluntary service action." [TheCarConnection] Stat of the day: we spend almost $100 billion on accidents, from repairing vehicles to repairing people...Read More»

2008 Toyota Corolla
Toyota Recalls 1.1 Million Corolla, Matrix Cars For Stalling

Toyota today announced that it would recall roughly 1.1 million Corolla sedans and Matrix hatchback models built from 2005 through 2008, to replace engine-control modules that may have been flawed. The recall is a response to concerns over stalling issues reported in those models. The National...Read More»

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