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Toyota's newest concept car decides when you get to drive it
Toyota's newest concept car decides when you get to drive it

Self-driving cars are so 2016. Self-aware cars are what's in for 2017. Toyota unveiled Wednesday its Concept-i technology showcase at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The future autonopod has all the hallmarks of fantasy auto show stuff: weird doors, no side mirrors, big wheels...Read More»

2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
What's New for 2017: Toyota

There's good reason to pick up a 2017 Toyota—the automaker has take the laudable effort of making some very important safety tech standard on almost all of its models for the new year. That tech is bundled in what the company calls its Toyota Safety Sense. Technically, there are two different...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Volt
2017 Chevrolet Volt vs. 2017 Toyota Prius: Compare Cars

Going green has never been easier. Some of the most fuel-efficient vehicles on the road are brand-new this year, and by our ratings, they're scoring better than ever in their lifetimes. But when it comes down to purchasing one of the big green mainstays, which one's better for you—the new...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Colorado
2017 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2017 Toyota Tacoma: Compare Trucks

If you want a pickup that’s more manageable and maneuverable—and perhaps more fuel-efficient—than a full-size truck, the market is gradually coming back to life after years of stagnation. And the recently redesigned Chevrolet Colorado and Toyota Tacoma are both prime examples of...Read More»

2017 Toyota RAV4
2017 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2017 Honda CR-V: Compare Cars

If you need a vehicle that can tackle all the family business, yet be good on gas, fit easily in parking sports, and not cost too much, a compact crossover SUV usually ends up as the best choice. Among those, the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 are two of the more popular entries on the market. Which is...Read More»

2017 Honda Civic
2017 Honda Civic vs. 2017 Toyota Corolla: Compare Cars

The Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic are two of the best-selling compact sedans in the U.S., and each nameplate has been with us for more than 40 years now. The 2017 Civic is only a year old in its current form, while the 2017 Corolla is in its fourth model year of the current generation and is...Read More»

2016 Honda Odyssey
2016 Toyota Sienna vs. 2016 Honda Odyssey: Compare Cars

Minivans used to be the go-to vehicles for busy families, but today they’ve largely been replaced in that role by larger crossover utility vehicles. So what happened? Well, the truth is, if you can put aside your silly image ideas that SUVs somehow make you look more adventurous, minivans are...Read More»

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Premium
2017 Toyota Prius vs. 2017 Honda Fit: Compare Cars

The Toyota Prius hybrid remains the most fuel-efficient vehicle sold in the U.S. without a plug: 52 mpg combined for this year's all-new model. Every facet of every Prius reflects the car's designers and engineers striving for maximal efficiency from every drop of fuel. But the smaller Honda Fit...Read More»

2017 Toyota Camry
2017 Toyota Camry vs. 2017 Honda Accord: Compare Cars

Though never all that stylish, Honda's Accord and Toyota's Camry always have been smart and sensible. The Camry and Accord hit their stride in the 1980s, when they became the epitome of the American mid-size sedan. Since then, both have evolved to keep pace with excellent new family sedans from...Read More»

2018 Toyota Camry
2018 Toyota Camry teased ahead of Detroit reveal

Toyota has given us our first look at the next-generation Camry and confirmed that the new mid-size sedan would make its first appearance at the Detroit auto show next month. The back fender of the new Camry looks to take plenty of cues from the current Toyota Prius (and by extension the Mirai)...Read More»

2016 Toyota Sienna
2011-2016 Toyota Sienna recalled to fix dodgy doors: 744,000 U.S. vehicles affected

Toyota is recalling the 2011-2016 Toyota Sienna minivan to fix a problem that can affect its sliding doors. According to the automaker, some 744,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. will have to be repaired because of the issue. The Sienna's problem appears to be electrical in nature. Toyota...Read More»

2018 Toyota C-HR
2018 Toyota C-HR video preview

Nissan has the Juke, Chevy has the Trax, Honda the HR-V. Where's Toyota in the subcompact crossover race? Nowhere now--but that's about to change with this vehicle--the 2018 Toyota C-HR. We've seen this concept before--a few times it's been shown as a Scion. Now it's set to wear Toyota badges when...Read More»

2010 Toyota Tacoma
Toyota pays $3.4 billion to resolve rust claims from Sequoia, Tacoma, Tundra owners

Rust can be a problem on nearly any vehicle, but on 1.5 million Toyota trucks and SUVs, it's proven to be especially bad. Now, the Japanese automaker has agreed to pony up $3.4 billion to settle a federal class action lawsuit related to rust. ALSO SEE: Chrysler Pacifica: The Car Connection's Best...Read More»

2017 Toyota Prius
Toyota Prius: The Car Connection's Best Hybrid to Buy 2017

Since it was introduced here in 2000, the Toyota Prius has fundamentally changed the way car buyers view fuel efficiency. It's hard to argue that any other car has done more to press the case for eco-friendly cars than has the Prius. But frankly, Toyota's effort had withered after 15 years on the...Read More»

Toyota's Smart Key Box for car-sharing
Toyota invests in car-sharing, may launch self-driving taxis soon

Like good investors, automakers are diversifying their portfolios. Thanks to self-driving software, urban congestion, and other factors, many companies believe that vehicle ownership will become less common in the coming decades. As a result, automakers have been putting their eggs in new and...Read More»

Downey 5 Min. Car Wash (Los Angeles, California)
Today's high-tech safety systems can't quite handle car washes

Modern cars come with a huge array of safety systems to keep drivers and passengers safe. These systems are good at spotting obstacles like pedestrians and other vehicles, but some things confuse them--things like car washes, for example. That might sound like an absurd shortcoming, but if you look...Read More»

2016 Toyota Highlander
2016 Toyota Highlander recalled for brake fluid issue

Toyota is recalling roughly 7,100 Highlander crossovers from the 2016 model year to address a problem that could diminish the vehicle's braking power. That problem is rooted in a wiring harness associated with the Highlander's brake fluid reservoir sensor. According to Toyota, there's a chance that...Read More»

2017 Toyota Highlander, Ultimate Wisconsin football road trip
The ultimate Wisconsin football fan's road trip

Sometimes bar-room bluster turns into the best ideas. A few months ago, in a bar in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, the late-night conversation turned to sports. Ron Doron, proprietor of TheDriversSeat.TV and a devout Dallas Cowboys fan, said he'd love to see a Green Bay Packers game at Lambeau Field...Read More»

2017 Hyundai Sonata
2017 Toyota Camry vs. 2017 Hyundai Sonata: Compare Cars

In the mid-size sedan arena, serious contenders are focused on getting the family business done—not stir excitement. Two of the more focused entries are the current Toyota Camry and Hyundai Sonata. Which one's the better four-door for you? We rate the Sonata at 7.7, while the Camry comes in...Read More»

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