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Toyota Motor Co., the world’s largest automaker, has been producing cars for more than 70 years. It wasn’t until after World War II, however, that production started to pick up. Toyota went from making 8,500 cars a year in 1955 to 600,000 in 1965. Models like the Toyopet and Land Cruiser hit the United States in 1957. Today Toyota is among the leaders when it comes to hybrid technology.
Toyota Sedan Reviews
On paper, the Chevrolet Impala and Toyota Avalon are remarkably similar. But it's the difference that you can't discern from scanning a spec sheet that make the difference, so we put the two side-by-side to render a verdict. Which brand boasts the better front-wheel drive V6 cruiser: Toyota or Chevrolet?
SE model adds sporting edge to Camry lineup. But is there a market for a “dynamic” Camry?
With a familiar shape and near-identical dimensions, there’s more that’s new about the all-new 2012 Camry than a quick look would suggest. Highlights include best-in-class fuel economy, the Display Audio system and the stand-out Hybrid model.
Toyota Compact Car Reviews
With the Honda Civic receiving updates once again for 2014, we organized a rematch between it and the defending champion: the 2014 Toyota Corolla.
Toyota claims to have banished the beige with the 11th generation Corolla and it certainly looks the part. But has Toyota really reinvented its notoriously practical people mover?
Toyota Crossover Reviews
Toyota has comprehensively overhauled its Highlander three-row crossover for 2014. They’ve improved it in numerous ways, upping the style, improving the drive and making it more spacious inside. What’s not to like?
Toyota cried foul after losing to Mazda, so it’s time for a do-over… at the racetrack!
New-car shoppers have crossover fever, and automakers keep bringing more and more of these car-based utilities to market. Does Toyota’s mid-size offering in this segment have what it takes to compete or is it just another ho-hum family car?
Can an updated version of the classic RAV4 compete with the modern era Mazda CX-5?
Toyota SUV Reviews
A purpose-built off-road machine always has compromises, but how easy are they to overlook with the Toyota FJ Cruiser?
Thanks to its body-on-frame construction the 4Runner is an off-road powerhouse, but can it stay smooth enough on the roads to please a family?
With a powerful V8, impressive towing capacity and enough room to seat a high school football squad, the 2011 Toyota Sequoia does it all - and in a big way.
Toyota’s RAV4 certainly has grown up a lot over the years offering plenty of cargo and passenger room for this third generation model, but thanks to fuel-efficient engines and a low starting price, it’s still an economical option.
Toyota Luxury Car Reviews
Toyota Sub-Compact Car Reviews
In the old battle of Honda vs Toyota, it's a question of more for more, or less for less.
There’s a lot that isn’t new about the all-new 2012 Yaris. And yet in a field of more attractive offerings, Toyota’s sub-compact remains a smart buy.
As Toyota’s entry-level vehicle the Yaris is a step above taking the bus. It has an easy-at-the-pump 4-cylinder and while it may be basic, it gives freedom on four wheels at an attractive asking price.
Toyota Hybrid Car Reviews
Toyota’s smallest Prius is also a slam-dunk product provided most of your driving time is spent in town.
Niche products, which of these two hybrids combines the best features, fuel economy, price and practicality for your family.
In a recent comparison the Prius bested the Jetta TDI. Now with the Jetta Hybrid on the market, Volkswagen has requested a rematch.
The Prius plug-in hybrid doesn’t lend itself well to hype, but look at the numbers and this electric car starts to add up.
Toyota Minivan Reviews
He’s not an auto journalist and doesn’t even write for us, but AutoGuide loaned a Toyota Sienna to one of the editors of sister-site ATV.com for a summer adventure.
With its Swagger Wagon style that’s sure to appeal more to the emotional side of buyers, the new 2011 Toyota Sienna SE isn’t without its flaws, with a stiff ride and noticeable cost-saving measures.
Toyota Truck Reviews
The TRD Pro package is Toyota’s most comprehensive off-road special to date, but does it do enough?
AutoGuide.com’s resident truck expert takes the Toyota Tacoma towing, snow-going and even tries to get stuck. Read the story here.
Better looking, with a better ride and an impressive new luxury offering, Toyota opts to hold-over its old engines on the all-new Tundra… and it shows.
Not much is new on Toyota’s full-size pickup, which is starting to look a little dated, especially against offerings from Ford and Ram.
Toyota News View All Toyota News
Toyota has improved its Sienna minivan bumper to bumper for the 2015 model year. The Japanese automaker unveiled the 2015 Sienna online today through the eyes of three social media-savvy parents. Along with minor changes to the Sienna’s exterior, Toyota improved the van’s handling and added a more upscale interior with better materials and more... more
The refreshed Toyota Sienna will debut this Thursday. The Japanese automaker has tweeted that the 2015 Toyota Sienna will be revealed on July 17. You can expect minor changes inside and out for the minivan. Considered a midcycle refresh, the current Sienna launched as a 2011 model year so an update is due. SEE ALSO: 2014... more
Although records on the Nürburgring tend to always be about speed and horsepower, Toyota has taken to the famous German race track to set a new record. Toyota took a Prius Plug-In Hybrid fitted with TRD parts and managed to lap the 12.9 mile track on less than five tablespoons of fuel. The car’s computer calculated fuel... more
Toyota is pushing to lead the fuel economy race with an all-new new engine family, and the Camry will be the first non-hybrid car to reap the benefits. As part of these sweeping changes coming to the brand’s powertrain lineup, the next-generation Camry is likely to ditch its naturally aspirated V6 in favor of a small... more
Toyota has focused much of its time and energy into hybrid powertrains, but now the Japanese automaker will pour its R&D money into its base engines in an effort to make them cheaper to produce and more efficient to run. The brand’s plan involves creating many common traits between engines to reduce production costs. That... more
When the next generation Toyota Prius shows up, it will be sporting a two different battery options and may even send power to all four wheels. “I think we will possibly do it,” said Koei Saga, senior managing officer in charge of powertrain development, speaking about all-wheel drive. Saga also says that there will be two... more