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All-wheel-drive 2019 Toyota Prius to cost $1,400 more than front-drive model
All-wheel-drive 2019 Toyota Prius to cost $1,400 more than front-drive model

Extra traction won't break the bank when it comes to the new all-wheel-drive Toyota Prius that was unveiled at the 2018 LA Auto Show last week. CarsDirect reported Monday the 2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e will start at $27,300, which includes a $920 destination charge. In comparison to the standard...Read More»

2020 Toyota Corolla, 2018 LA Auto Show
2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid: 50-mpg hybrid tech for a new normal

The Toyota Corolla has historically flaunted its frugal credentials. In a sign of changing times, the new 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid is angling for a lot more eco cred. For the first time, it packs something very noteworthy: Toyota’s hybrid system, and mileage that’s surprisingly close...Read More»

2019 Toyota Prius
2019 Toyota Prius adds new all-wheel-drive option

Following in all four of the 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid's tire tracks, the 2019 Toyota Prius that bowed Wednesday at the 2018 LA Auto Show will offer all-wheel drive as an option for the first time. Toyota expects that about a quarter of Prius shoppers will opt for all-wheel drive. The 2019 Prius'...Read More»

2019 Toyota RAV4
2019 Toyota RAV4 first drive review: Reaching new heights

Traffic on California’s winding, tourist-riddled Highway 1 creeps along on a Tuesday morning in November. I’m in a 2019 Toyota RAV4 and I’m stuck behind a wandering Mustang with Nevada plates, almost certainly a rental, and I watch in vain as its occupants snap photos of the...Read More»

2020 Toyota Corolla
2020 Toyota Corolla unveiled: More power, style for compact sedan

With the 2020 Corolla Toyota unveiled Thursday at simultaneous events in China and the U.S., the automaker makes its most dramatic effort yet to shed the small car's stodgy image. When the 2020 Toyota Corolla goes on sale next spring, it'll have a split personality. Most Corollas will likely be...Read More»

2019 Toyota Yaris
Toyota eyes trimming passenger car lineup to boost profits

Toyota's coupes and small cars could be inching their way toward the chopping block. Automotive News reported Monday the automaker will look to end production of some cars. The news is hardly as drastic as Ford's decision to cut every passenger car from its lineup (save for the Mustang) to focus on...Read More»

Teaser for 2020 Toyota Corolla debuting on November 15, 2018
2020 Toyota Corolla to bow Nov. 15

With the debut next week of its 2020 Corolla, Toyota will emphasize the global nature of its compact sedan. The 2020 Toyota Corolla will bow at the Guangzhou auto show in China on Thursday, and it'll make a simultaneous appearance at a private media event in California. The first time the U.S...Read More»

2005 Scion xA
Toyota recalls Scion xA for faulty airbag system

Toyota has initiated a recall for the Scion xA over an electrical short that may fault the car's airbag system. The automaker announced last Thursday that approximately 17,000 xA models from the 2004 to 2006 model years are subject to the recall. According to Toyota, the cars may experience an...Read More»

2013 Subaru Impreza
Subaru to recall 140,000 cars over stall risk

Subaru last week said that it will recall about 140,000 vehicles in the U.S. to address a faulty engine component that could cause the vehicles to stall. The recall covers the Impreza, XV Crosstrek, and BRZ sports car. A number of the cars included in the recall are subject to a separate Toyota...Read More»

Toyota Nightshade special edition models
2019 Toyota Camry, Highlander gain blacked-out Nightshade special editions

Coinciding with the end of daylight saving time, Toyota unveiled last week Nightshade special editions for its 2019 Toyota Camry sedan and 2019 Toyota Highlander crossover SUV. Both packages sport darker accents for SE trim vehicles and join the previously announced Toyota 4Runner Nightshade...Read More»

2018 Toyota Prius
2019 Toyota Prius shuffles its trim levels

The 2019 Toyota Prius ditches its previous trim level naming structure going forward, swapping numbered trims—One, Two, and Three—for conventional Toyota car and SUV trim level names like L, LE, and XLE. Toyota’s city-sized Prius c received the same change just a few months ago...Read More»

2018 Toyota Sequoia
2018 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4x4 review update: SUV from the land before time

The 2018 Toyota Sequoia's design is nearly old enough to start preparing for its bar mitzvah. The second-generation Sequoia full-size SUV bowed in 2007, so long ago that its rivals have all been redesigned. That's not to say the Sequoia hasn't been updated, but it's as old as the trees it's named...Read More»

2019 Toyota C-HR
2019 Toyota C-HR recalled over wheel loss risk

Toyota on Thursday said that it will recall its subcompact crossover SUV over concerns that their rear wheels could come off due to improperly tightened bolts. The recall covers just a handful of 2019 Toyota C-HR vehicles—about 700, Toyota said in a statement. MORE: Read our 2019 Toyota C-HR...Read More»

2019 Toyota Avalon
Toyota recalls 168,000 pickup trucks, SUVs, and sedans over airbag defect

An improperly programmed control unit that may prevent airbags from going off in a crash prompted Toyota last week to issue a recall for 168,000 vehicles. The recall covers 2018 and 2019 Toyota Tundra, Toyota Sequoia, and Toyota Avalon vehicles in the U.S. The automaker will notify owners of the...Read More»

2014 Toyota Prius V
800,000 Toyota Prius hybrids recalled over stall risk

Toyota on Friday said that it will recall about 800,000 examples of its popular Prius hybrid in the U.S. and about 1.6 million more worldwide over a concern that the vehicles may lose power and stall while being driven. Toyota said in a statement that the recalled vehicles—2012-2014 Toyota...Read More»

2019 Toyota Corolla hatch
2019 Toyota Corolla hatchback does well in latest crash tests

The redesigned hatchback version of Toyota's compact car has earned a Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The 2019 Toyota Corolla hatchback, which shares a name but little else with the Corolla sedan, missed out on the Top Safety Pick+ award because of...Read More»

2019 Toyota Tacoma SX
New trim packages dress up 2019 Toyota Tacoma, 4Runner, and Tundra

Toyota took the stage at the State Fair of Texas on Thursday with a trio of special editions for its 2019 Tundra and Tacoma pickups and 4Runner SUV that add spice to their lineups. The new SX appearance package for the Toyota Tundra and Tacoma pickup trucks spruces up lower trim levels, while the...Read More»

2018 Toyota Camry XLE Hybrid
Toyota drops Pandora music streaming from Entune infotainment system

If you drive a relatively new Toyota, come November, that Pandora icon on your infotainment system will no longer work. The company said in an email to customers on Tuesday that it will be dropping the popular music streaming service along with OpenTable restaurant reservations from its...Read More»

2019 Toyota Sienna
Toyota reportedly will add Android Auto to its cars

Good news, Android fans. A Bloomberg report Monday said that Toyota and Google have reached an agreement that will see Android Auto compatibility appear in the automaker's cars in the future. The report cited, but did not name, a Toyota representative who said the automaker could announce Android...Read More»

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