Tuesday, December 5

Toyota

Toyota Previews New Compact Crossover EV
EVs & Crossovers, Tech, Toyota

Toyota Previews New Compact Crossover EV

It's no secret that Toyota is one of the slowest automakers to enter the EV industry, which is somewhat ironic since the automaker is largely credited for launching the hybrid industry into the mainstream. Though it started with just the Prius, Toyota now has many hybrid offerings, including the popular Toyota Highlander. But it's taking a back seat when it comes to all-electric models. Toyota bZ4X Struggles With Rollout Toyota recently debuted the bZ4X EV but has struggled with the rollout. EV models accounted for fewer than 1% of Toyota's 5.8 million total car sales through July of this year. However, the automaker hopes it can turn things around with a new compact crossover EV. This smaller SUV might appeal to more consumers as the EV industry heats up. Recently, Toyota has pre...
Jeep, Off-Road Vehicles, Toyota

Toyota vs Jeep: An Off-Road Capability Showdown

It seems like everyone wants an off-road vehicle these days. The market for trucks and SUVs that will take you off the beaten path is exploding. Toyota and Jeep both have vehicles, such as the Toyota 4Runner and the Jeep Wrangler, that are known for their off-road capabilities. But how do you know what to get? Whether you’re looking for low-speed crawling, high-speed thrills, or an overlanding vehicle, here’s a look at Toyota vs. Jeep in an off-road capability showdown. (more…)
Cadillac, Car Buying, Dodge, GMC, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lexus, Porsche, Tesla, Toyota, Used Vehicles

Revving Up or Slowing Down? Unveiling the June 2023 Used Car Price Rollercoaster

The used car market is America’s bread and butter, but lately, the industry has been bumpier than an old rollercoaster. As things stand, it is a little bit complicated. Used car prices are going up and going down at the same time. How can that be possible? It all boils down to timing and brand. While some brands are still struggling to get lower prices, others are dropping like flies on a hot June afternoon. Used car consumers, both those who are looking to sell and buy, should know the current trends. Surprisingly, it is not just about brands but types of cars too. For example, the price of wagon cars is going down right now, but the price of convertibles is going up. Based on current trends, if you are looking for a family car, now might be a good time to buy, but if you are lo...
EVs & Crossovers, Sports Cars, Suzuki, Toyota

Toyota Partners With Suzuki To Build Light-Weight Sports Car

Toyota is working with Suzuki to build a super light sports car with a 1.0-liter engine. The mid-engine coupe is expected to be lighter than even the lightest version of the Mazda Miata. It’s expected to produce 120 horsepower, but should be quite energetic due to how light it will be. Nothing is firm yet, so it’s hard to predict when it might end up at your local Toyota dealer. (more…)
Car Buying, Ford, Honda, Toyota

3 Used Hybrid Sedans That Help You be Environmentally-Friendly on a Budget

Everybody wants to reduce air pollution, but that can be very hard when you also need transportation for jobs, important shopping, and family visits. Electric cars are on the rise, but so are their prices - does that mean there’s no other cost-effective option for travel—just a gas-powered car or a person-powered bicycle? Fortunately, there is another option - hybrid sedans! Cheaper than all-electric vehicles but able to give you better gas mileage and a reduced carbon footprint simultaneously. Now you just have to figure out what hybrid to buy. (more…)
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