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2020 Toyota Highlander vs. Honda Pilot: Compare Crossover SUVs
2020 Toyota Highlander vs. Honda Pilot: Compare Crossover SUVs

The 2020 Toyota Highlander and the 2020 Honda Pilot might not have the same rugged good looks as the 2020 Kia Telluride, yet those legacy family haulers excel where it matters most to most families, in comfort and safety. But which one of them does it better? The redesigned 2020 Highlander narrowly...Read More»

2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid in Limited trim
Toyota Avalon: Best Hybrid To Buy 2020

Believe it. It's not the Prius or the best-selling RAV4 Hybrid that does best what Toyota does best. It is the Toyota Avalon full-size sedan, prized by drivers who prefer life in the slow lane, that tops The Car Connection's rating at 7.0 out of 10 to make it the Best Hybrid To Buy 2020. Redesigned...Read More»

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid
Toyota Corolla Hybrid: Best Economy Car To Buy 2020

Prius who? With the 2020 Corolla Hybrid, Toyota has made a case to shoppers for ignoring its hallmark gas-electric hatchback and opting instead for its newest compact economy sedan. The latest Toyota Corolla shows just how serious the company is about dominating economy cars through excellent fuel...Read More»

2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid - Best Car To Buy 2020
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid: Best Car To Buy 2020 Nominee

The Toyota RAV4 is the best-selling non-truck in America due to its practicality, reliability, AWD capability, and easy-to-use if not outdated technology. More than anything, it is familiar, like the Camry mid-size sedan a decade before it. For the 2019 redesign (which we weren’t able to...Read More»

2020 Toyota Highlander XLE
2020 Toyota Highlander first drive: Crossover SUV juices up with thrifty, 36-mpg hybrid

With the debut of its redesigned 2020 Highlander, Toyota hasn’t built the Prius of three-row crossover SUVs. The automaker’s 36-mpg combined fuel-economy estimate for the base front-drive 2020 Highlander Hybrid comes close, however. That figure is a hefty 8 mpg higher than last...Read More»

2020 Toyota Highlander XLE
2020 Toyota Highlander vs. Kia Telluride: Compare Crossover SUVs

The 2020 Toyota Highlander and the 2020 Kia Telluride pony up the family-carrying virtues of a good old-fashioned station wagon, even if we pronounce it “crossover SUV.” One’s built in Indiana, the other’s built in Georgia—but which one’s built for the win? At a...Read More»

2020 Toyota Highlander XLE
Car Prices: 2020 Toyota Highlander debuts at $35,720, tops out above $50,000

The 2020 Toyota Highlander crossover SUV makes its debut with a new platform, new standard technology, and new torque-vectoring all-wheel drive. It also debuts a sticker price for its most expensive models that passes the $50,000 mark. With a base price of $35,720, the 2020 Toyota Highlander L...Read More»

2020 Subaru Outback
2019 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2020 Subaru Outback: Compare Crossovers

Subaru Outback and Toyota RAV4 owners have more in common beyond their Patagonia outwear. The two mega-selling crossovers sell more than an outdoorsy lifestyle ideal. They’re both spacious and comfortable, newly redesigned for buyers who take a hard left off the road. We give the 2020 Outback...Read More»

2020 Ford Escape
2020 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2020 Ford Escape: Compare Crossover SUVs

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 and 2020 Ford Escape have evolved over time—once blocky ‘utes with brick-in-wind shapes that gave way to smoother shapes with more mass-appeal than a Taylor Swift concert. The RAV4 and Escape now occupy nearly different ends of the crossover compact segment. The...Read More»

2020 Toyota Camry AWD, 2019 LA Auto Show
2020 Toyota Camry AWD debuts, back after nearly 30 years

Toyota introduced Wednesday an available all-wheel-drive powertrain on the 2020 Camry and 2021 Avalon in a bid to compete with more popular crossovers and SUVs. It’s the first time the Avalon sedan is available with AWD, and the first time AWD has been offered on the best-selling Camry...Read More»

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime, 2019 LA Auto Show
2021 Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid revealed: Shocking power from crossover SUV

Toyota on Tuesday confirmed a bit of a shocker, pun intended. The automaker confirmed details for its 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid crossover, due next year, which adds a bigger hybrid battery to its hybrid powertrain that can power the crossover up to 39 miles on electric power alone. The...Read More»

2019 Toyota Tacoma
2020 Toyota Tacoma crew cab earns Top Safety Pick award

Toyota's mid-size pickup received a 2019 Top Safety Pick nod from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the organization announced earlier this month. The award comes thanks to a new set of optional headlights that boosted it toward the top of the class in safety. While the 2020 Tacoma crew...Read More»

2010 Toyota 4Runner Trail
Toyota recalling more than 928K cars in final phase of massive Takata airbag fix

Toyota will recall more than 928,000 sedans, SUVs, trucks, minivans, coupes, and convertibles in the final phase of a massive fix to replace faulty airbag inflators made by now-defunct airbag supplier Takata. The recall covers a broad swath of Toyota, Scion, and Lexus vehicles that include: -...Read More»

2020 Subaru Forester
2020 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2020 Subaru Forester: Compare Crossover SUVs

Competition among compact crossovers is fiercer now than it ever has been. That’s because more buyers seek the versatility, tall ride height, and (relatively) affordable price tag that only the small ‘utes can provide. There are smaller, cheaper alternatives to the 2020 Toyota RAV4 and...Read More»

Toyota's hybrid family
Toyota extends battery warranty on all new hybrid and electric vehicles

Toyota is the uncontested leader in hybrid vehicles and now it has the longest warranty to back up its hybrid know-how. On Thursday, Toyota announced it would extend its hybrid battery warranty from 8 years/100,000 miles to 10 years/150,000 miles on all 2020 hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and fuel-cell...Read More»

2020 Toyota RAV4
2020 Toyota RAV4 comes with a higher price, better tech, and a new TRD Off-Road package

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 gets a $200 price increase, standard Android Auto and XM radio, and a new TRD Off-Road model since its redesign last year. The 2019 redesign has propelled the RAV4 compact crossover to become the best-selling vehicle in 2019 behind the top three trucks. It’s also...Read More»

2020 Toyota RAV4
2020 Toyota RAV4 finally comes with Android Auto

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 to Android Auto: Can you hear me now? On Monday, Toyota announced that the 2020 RAV4 would include standard Android Auto compatibility across the crossover's lineup. It's been a longtime coming for one of the most popular crossovers on sale to adopt one of the most popular...Read More»

2020 Toyota Supra
Duffer: Toyota Supra wears BMW’s interior better than Z4

Even though the 2020 Toyota Supra sports coupe and the 2020 BMW Z4 roadster look completely different, they are pretty much the same under the sheet metal. The two-seaters both share a BMW chassis, transmission, and inline-6 engine, and there’s so much BMW in the Toyota that the name Supra is...Read More»

2020 Toyota C-HR
2020 Toyota C-HR gets sportier face and Android Auto

Toyota's given its stylish small crossover some needed updates for the 2020 model year. The 2020 Toyota C-HR comes with an updated front end, more technology, and new color options, but the option for all-wheel drive is still MIA. Toyota detailed the 2020 C-HR on Tuesday. It'll take a keen eye to...Read More»

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