The Truth About Cars » Toyota http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:00:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Toyota http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Digestible Collectible: 1988 Toyota Corolla FX16 GTS http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/digestible-collectible-1988-toyota-corolla-fx16-gts/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/digestible-collectible-1988-toyota-corolla-fx16-gts/#comments Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:00:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1283546 It was the summer of 1990, and my mom was getting tired of her old Sentra. With barely 70 horsepower, it was lethargic on any grade. To be fair, we live in Ohio, so steep hills are not frequently encountered, but the car was not meeting her needs. I encouraged her to start shopping, and […]

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It was the summer of 1990, and my mom was getting tired of her old Sentra. With barely 70 horsepower, it was lethargic on any grade. To be fair, we live in Ohio, so steep hills are not frequently encountered, but the car was not meeting her needs. I encouraged her to start shopping, and […]

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Super Bowl 50 Commercials: Morning After Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/super-bowl-50-commercials-morning-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/super-bowl-50-commercials-morning-edition/#comments Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:00:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1282290 Some automakers decided that they would surprise viewers with their Super Bowl advertisements, rather than release them early and make my job easier. Some other advertisers decreed that #SB50 would be the night of bowel issues, or of projectile obstetrics. Let’s discuss the car ads I didn’t cover on Saturday … I’m sure there are other […]

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Some automakers decided that they would surprise viewers with their Super Bowl advertisements, rather than release them early and make my job easier. Some other advertisers decreed that #SB50 would be the night of bowel issues, or of projectile obstetrics. Let’s discuss the car ads I didn’t cover on Saturday … I’m sure there are other […]

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Lemon or Lemonade?: A Visit to Yokosuka’s Vehicle Resale Lot http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/lemon-lemonade-visit-yokosukas-vehicle-resale-lot/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/lemon-lemonade-visit-yokosukas-vehicle-resale-lot/#comments Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:35:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1279890 I had the opportunity this week to visit United States Fleet Activities Yokosuka, a U.S. Navy base in Yokosuka, Japan originally established in 1866 by the Japanese Imperial Navy. The facilities are currently used to support and repair U.S. naval vessels assigned to the Western Pacific. On the day of my visit, there was a lot of […]

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I had the opportunity this week to visit United States Fleet Activities Yokosuka, a U.S. Navy base in Yokosuka, Japan originally established in 1866 by the Japanese Imperial Navy. The facilities are currently used to support and repair U.S. naval vessels assigned to the Western Pacific. On the day of my visit, there was a lot of […]

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2016 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro Review – Take Two! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/2016-toyota-4runner-trd-pro-review-take-two/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/2016-toyota-4runner-trd-pro-review-take-two/#comments Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:50:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1279802 Since the introduction of its fifth generation, the Toyota 4Runner has been sold in three flavors: the base SR5, the loaded Limited, and the off-road focused Trail. But Toyota has a history of making small batches of special edition models and, for 2015, the carmaker showed off the Trail-based TRD Pro. The TRD Pro featured unique suspension […]

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Since the introduction of its fifth generation, the Toyota 4Runner has been sold in three flavors: the base SR5, the loaded Limited, and the off-road focused Trail. But Toyota has a history of making small batches of special edition models and, for 2015, the carmaker showed off the Trail-based TRD Pro. The TRD Pro featured unique suspension […]

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Scion Monospec Strategy Continuing for 2017, Trims May Arrive for 2018 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/scion-monoprice-strategy-continuing-for-2017-trims-may-arrive-for-2018/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/scion-monoprice-strategy-continuing-for-2017-trims-may-arrive-for-2018/#comments Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:32:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1278746 Beyond the funky metal, there’s one element that set Scion apart from its Toyota mothership: monospec pricing. By offering up only a single trim for each models and reducing options to paint colors, transmissions and accessories, Scion was able to market its vehicles to a different audience and offer a no-haggle sales approach. For the […]

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Beyond the funky metal, there’s one element that set Scion apart from its Toyota mothership: monospec pricing. By offering up only a single trim for each models and reducing options to paint colors, transmissions and accessories, Scion was able to market its vehicles to a different audience and offer a no-haggle sales approach. For the […]

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OFFICIAL: Scion Is Dead, Will ‘Transition to Toyota’ for 2017 Model Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/official-scion-is-dead-will-transition-to-toyota/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/official-scion-is-dead-will-transition-to-toyota/#comments Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:36:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1278610 Toyota officially announced Wednesday morning that Scion will “transition to Toyota,” effectively killing off the youth brand started in 2002. Its first vehicles went on sale in California in 2003, and included the xA hatchback and xB wagon. According to a release from Toyota, Scion “is now transitioning back to the Toyota brand” and most Scion […]

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Toyota officially announced Wednesday morning that Scion will “transition to Toyota,” effectively killing off the youth brand started in 2002. Its first vehicles went on sale in California in 2003, and included the xA hatchback and xB wagon. According to a release from Toyota, Scion “is now transitioning back to the Toyota brand” and most Scion […]

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UPDATE 2: Will Toyota Kill Off the Scion Brand Today? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/will-toyota-kill-off-the-scion-brand-today/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/will-toyota-kill-off-the-scion-brand-today/#comments Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:05:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1278410 Update 2: Toyota has officially announced Scion’s “transition to Toyota.” Update 1: Road&Track is reporting it has confirmed the rumor with an inside source and the death of Scion will be publicly announced later today. A top-secret meeting took place Tuesday afternoon to announce the death of the Scion brand to employees, reports CarBuzzard (via Motor Trend). The company […]

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Update 2: Toyota has officially announced Scion’s “transition to Toyota.” Update 1: Road&Track is reporting it has confirmed the rumor with an inside source and the death of Scion will be publicly announced later today. A top-secret meeting took place Tuesday afternoon to announce the death of the Scion brand to employees, reports CarBuzzard (via Motor Trend). The company […]

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Digestible Collectible: 1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/digestible-collectible-1991-toyota-mr2-turbo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/digestible-collectible-1991-toyota-mr2-turbo/#comments Fri, 22 Jan 2016 13:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271409 Based on pageviews, you guys didn’t particularly love Wednesday’s Ferrari. So, let us consider something at twenty percent of the price, but with maybe 85 percent of the performance: Toyota MR2 Turbo: 94.5 inch wheelbase, 2,700 lbs, 200 hp Ferrari 308 GTSi QV: 92 inch wheelbase, 2,800 lbs, 240 hp No, I’m not kidding. I don’t […]

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Based on pageviews, you guys didn’t particularly love Wednesday’s Ferrari. So, let us consider something at twenty percent of the price, but with maybe 85 percent of the performance: Toyota MR2 Turbo: 94.5 inch wheelbase, 2,700 lbs, 200 hp Ferrari 308 GTSi QV: 92 inch wheelbase, 2,800 lbs, 240 hp No, I’m not kidding. I don’t […]

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2002-2015: For 14 Years The Toyota Camry Has Reigned As America’s Best-Selling Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2002-2015-14-years-toyota-camry-reigned-americas-best-selling-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2002-2015-14-years-toyota-camry-reigned-americas-best-selling-car/#comments Thu, 21 Jan 2016 16:10:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1270577 The streak began in 2002 and remains unbroken. Yes, 2002, which began with the Patriots winning the Super Bowl and ended after George W. Bush’s GOP was strengthened during the first mid-term elections of his presidency. The Toyota Camry was America’s best-selling car. And the Camry has topped the best-selling cars leaderboard every year since. […]

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The streak began in 2002 and remains unbroken. Yes, 2002, which began with the Patriots winning the Super Bowl and ended after George W. Bush’s GOP was strengthened during the first mid-term elections of his presidency. The Toyota Camry was America’s best-selling car. And the Camry has topped the best-selling cars leaderboard every year since. […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Müller May Be On The Hot Seat, Crossover Racing, and Mazda’s CX-4 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-muller-may-be-on-the-hot-seat-crossover-racing-and-mazdas-cx-4/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-muller-may-be-on-the-hot-seat-crossover-racing-and-mazdas-cx-4/#comments Sun, 17 Jan 2016 17:06:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1268873 Porsche-Piech family is standing behind their man — which totally isn’t the kiss of death, right? That, Toyota’s completely nuts and it’s awesome and Mazda’s CX-4 breaks cover … after the break! Porsche-Piech family says Müller is their man, for now After a particularly disastrous trip to the United States, Volkswagen’s controlling family told sources […]

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Porsche-Piech family is standing behind their man — which totally isn’t the kiss of death, right? That, Toyota’s completely nuts and it’s awesome and Mazda’s CX-4 breaks cover … after the break! Porsche-Piech family says Müller is their man, for now After a particularly disastrous trip to the United States, Volkswagen’s controlling family told sources […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Infamous GM Engineer Speaks, You Only Get One With Dinner, and Hydrogen’s Hedged Bet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/#comments Sat, 16 Jan 2016 16:04:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1268041 The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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Toyota Doesn’t Seem to Be All That Interested in Self-driving Autonopods http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/toyota-doesnt-seem-interested-self-driving-autonopods/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/toyota-doesnt-seem-interested-self-driving-autonopods/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 18:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265833 Speaking to the Automotive News World Congress on Tuesday, Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz said the automaker doesn’t plan on making fully autonomous vehicles any time soon. “We don’t see a day coming soon when you’ll just hop in the back seat, open the newspaper and scan the headlines while the car drives you […]

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Speaking to the Automotive News World Congress on Tuesday, Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz said the automaker doesn’t plan on making fully autonomous vehicles any time soon. “We don’t see a day coming soon when you’ll just hop in the back seat, open the newspaper and scan the headlines while the car drives you […]

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Here’s The 2017 Hyundai IONIQ to Take On The Prius http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/heres-2017-hyundai-ioniq-take-prius/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/heres-2017-hyundai-ioniq-take-prius/#comments Thu, 07 Jan 2016 18:00:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259193 Hyundai on Monday revealed its 2017 Hyundai IONIQ ahead of its official reveal at Geneva in March and my goodness it’s already yelling at me. The hatchback has been in the works for some time by now, which we already knew. Hyundai cleared up some of the technical details that we were waiting on — but […]

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Hyundai on Monday revealed its 2017 Hyundai IONIQ ahead of its official reveal at Geneva in March and my goodness it’s already yelling at me. The hatchback has been in the works for some time by now, which we already knew. Hyundai cleared up some of the technical details that we were waiting on — but […]

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TTAC News Round-Up: Mazda’s Crossover Mania, Hyundai Lands a Lambo Man, Toyota is Just The Tops http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-up-mazdas-crossover-mania-hyundai-lands-a-lambo-man-toyota-is-just-the-tops/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-up-mazdas-crossover-mania-hyundai-lands-a-lambo-man-toyota-is-just-the-tops/#comments Mon, 28 Dec 2015 17:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1250801 Newly promoted, high-priced executives at Mazda seem to think there’s something to this crossover fad. That, Hyundai’s landed a Benjamin Button to lead Genesis and I wish I would have known how cheap I could have purchased an F1 team … after the break. New Mazda boss keying on crossover sales New Mazda North America […]

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Newly promoted, high-priced executives at Mazda seem to think there’s something to this crossover fad. That, Hyundai’s landed a Benjamin Button to lead Genesis and I wish I would have known how cheap I could have purchased an F1 team … after the break. New Mazda boss keying on crossover sales New Mazda North America […]

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A Tale Of Two Scions: Scion iA vs. Scion iM http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/tale-two-scions-scion-ia-vs-scion-im/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/tale-two-scions-scion-ia-vs-scion-im/#comments Thu, 17 Dec 2015 16:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1215721 I call Scions “the acronyms from hell” because even I have trouble keeping up with all of them. iQ, iA, iM, tC, xB, xD. Did I forget one? The xA and…wait! I forgot the FR-S, but that’s only because I rarely see those go through the auction block. Everything else, save the two new iA and […]

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I call Scions “the acronyms from hell” because even I have trouble keeping up with all of them. iQ, iA, iM, tC, xB, xD. Did I forget one? The xA and…wait! I forgot the FR-S, but that’s only because I rarely see those go through the auction block. Everything else, save the two new iA and […]

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Ford CEO Mark Fields: Hybrid F-150 Will Be Here By 2020 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ford-ceo-mark-fields-hybrid-f-150-will-2020/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ford-ceo-mark-fields-hybrid-f-150-will-2020/#comments Wed, 16 Dec 2015 21:00:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1243681 Ford will have a rear-wheel drive, hybrid F-150 truck by the end of the decade, Ford CEO Mark Fields told NPR on Tuesday. “Well, we do have plans to have a rear-wheel drive hybrid truck but the end of the decade. So yes, we’re working on electrified F-series, and it’s really around a conventional hybrid,” Fields […]

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Ford will have a rear-wheel drive, hybrid F-150 truck by the end of the decade, Ford CEO Mark Fields told NPR on Tuesday. “Well, we do have plans to have a rear-wheel drive hybrid truck but the end of the decade. So yes, we’re working on electrified F-series, and it’s really around a conventional hybrid,” Fields […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Full-size GM SUVs Making People Sick, 2016 Sales Look Flat, and Millennials Are Buying Everything Now http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-full-size-gm-suvs-making-people-sick-2016-sales-look-flat-millennials-buying-everything-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-full-size-gm-suvs-making-people-sick-2016-sales-look-flat-millennials-buying-everything-now/#comments Wed, 16 Dec 2015 19:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1243649 If you see this Cadillac a-rockin’, you should submit a complaint to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That, and depressed 2016 sales outlooks, the Federal Reserve rate hike, a Chinese electric vehicle Warrior and CarMax, after the jump. Toyota predicts a flat 2016, Hyundai even less optimistic According to two separate reports from Reuters, Toyota […]

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If you see this Cadillac a-rockin’, you should submit a complaint to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That, and depressed 2016 sales outlooks, the Federal Reserve rate hike, a Chinese electric vehicle Warrior and CarMax, after the jump. Toyota predicts a flat 2016, Hyundai even less optimistic According to two separate reports from Reuters, Toyota […]

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Subaru, Lexus Retain KBB’s Top Resale Crown for 2016 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/subaru-lexus-retain-kbbs-top-resale-crown-2016/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/subaru-lexus-retain-kbbs-top-resale-crown-2016/#comments Tue, 15 Dec 2015 19:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1242345 Subaru and Lexus brands topped Kelley Blue Book’s annual resale list for the second year in a row, the auto industry group announced Tuesday. Subaru claimed four model winners for 2016 and Lexus nabbed six honors in the annual survey that measures projected retained value for five years of ownership. Toyota and General Motors each […]

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Subaru and Lexus brands topped Kelley Blue Book’s annual resale list for the second year in a row, the auto industry group announced Tuesday. Subaru claimed four model winners for 2016 and Lexus nabbed six honors in the annual survey that measures projected retained value for five years of ownership. Toyota and General Motors each […]

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Wards 10 Best Engines For 2016 is Equal Parts Performance, Parsimonious http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/wards-10-best-engines-2016-equal-parts-performance-parsimonious/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/wards-10-best-engines-2016-equal-parts-performance-parsimonious/#comments Mon, 14 Dec 2015 19:00:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1242009 Three hybrid powertrains and three performance powertrains bookended Wards Auto’s top 10 engines, which was released last week. The list included repeat winners such as the Ram 1500 Ecodiesel 3-liter six, Subaru’s turbo flat-four and Nissan’s veteran VQ 3.5-liter V-6. Appearing for the first time was BMW’s replacement for its N55 turbocharged, 3-liter straight six […]

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Three hybrid powertrains and three performance powertrains bookended Wards Auto’s top 10 engines, which was released last week. The list included repeat winners such as the Ram 1500 Ecodiesel 3-liter six, Subaru’s turbo flat-four and Nissan’s veteran VQ 3.5-liter V-6. Appearing for the first time was BMW’s replacement for its N55 turbocharged, 3-liter straight six […]

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Toyota Lowers 2016 Prius Global Sales Goal Over Low Oil, Fuel Prices http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/toyota-lowers-2016-prius-global-sales-goal-low-oil-fuel-prices/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/toyota-lowers-2016-prius-global-sales-goal-low-oil-fuel-prices/#comments Wed, 09 Dec 2015 21:00:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1238753 Toyota announced Wednesday it would lower its global sales goal for the 2016 Prius in light of low fuel prices curbing sales of fuel-efficent vehicles. According to Reuters, Toyota’s new target is to move an annual average of 300,000 to 350,000 Prii out of the lot around the world, compared to the 300,000 to 400,000 […]

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Toyota announced Wednesday it would lower its global sales goal for the 2016 Prius in light of low fuel prices curbing sales of fuel-efficent vehicles. According to Reuters, Toyota’s new target is to move an annual average of 300,000 to 350,000 Prii out of the lot around the world, compared to the 300,000 to 400,000 […]

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2016 Toyota Prius First Drive – Better, and That’s The Point http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-toyota-prius-first-drive-better-thats-point/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-toyota-prius-first-drive-better-thats-point/#comments Wed, 09 Dec 2015 15:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1238369 Seemingly overnight, the Toyota Prius became a victim of its own success. A frumpy, frugal automotive fringe player was suddenly a Hollywood starlet and a Conservative America villain, all at the same time. Toyota got the message but ignored all the criticism. It didn’t matter that the seats were quasi-uncomfortable, the dash was the color […]

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Seemingly overnight, the Toyota Prius became a victim of its own success. A frumpy, frugal automotive fringe player was suddenly a Hollywood starlet and a Conservative America villain, all at the same time. Toyota got the message but ignored all the criticism. It didn’t matter that the seats were quasi-uncomfortable, the dash was the color […]

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Oh, So The Mazda Koeru Might Be a Completely New Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/oh-mazda-koeru-might-completely-new-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/oh-mazda-koeru-might-completely-new-car/#comments Tue, 08 Dec 2015 22:00:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1237969 Settling the debate between whether Mazda’s Koeru concept from Frankfurt was a new CX-5 or CX-9 (or CX-7?),  CEO Masamichi Kogai told Automotive News that the answer may be “none of the above,” apparently. On Monday, Kogai said that the Koeru could get the green light as a sporty crossover, sold alongside the CX-5 as a wagon-esque […]

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Settling the debate between whether Mazda’s Koeru concept from Frankfurt was a new CX-5 or CX-9 (or CX-7?),  CEO Masamichi Kogai told Automotive News that the answer may be “none of the above,” apparently. On Monday, Kogai said that the Koeru could get the green light as a sporty crossover, sold alongside the CX-5 as a wagon-esque […]

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Toyota’s Online Configurator Doesn’t Work How You Think It Works http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/toyotas-online-configurator-doesnt-work-think-works/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/toyotas-online-configurator-doesnt-work-think-works/#comments Mon, 07 Dec 2015 19:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1237313 We try to fact-check as much as possible during our article editing process. Such was the case this morning with Alex Dykes’ review of the newest Toyota Tacoma, and specifically the portion where he said that all manual Tacomas are paired with four-wheel drive. There are two ways we normally check such a claim: an automaker’s media site, […]

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We try to fact-check as much as possible during our article editing process. Such was the case this morning with Alex Dykes’ review of the newest Toyota Tacoma, and specifically the portion where he said that all manual Tacomas are paired with four-wheel drive. There are two ways we normally check such a claim: an automaker’s media site, […]

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2016 Toyota Tacoma Limited Review – Off-road Taco Truck [Video] http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-toyota-tacoma-limited-review-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-toyota-tacoma-limited-review-video/#comments Mon, 07 Dec 2015 16:30:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1235209 Toyota’s small trucks have long been associated with bulletproof reliability (and occasionally militant militias). Despite the Tacoma splitting from the legendary Toyota Hilux bloodline in 1995, the Taco (as some fans refer to their trucks) has continued Toyota’s rugged and reliable image. A big factor in the Tacoma’s long-term reliability is the Toyota’s philosophy to change: it should happen slowly […]

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Toyota’s small trucks have long been associated with bulletproof reliability (and occasionally militant militias). Despite the Tacoma splitting from the legendary Toyota Hilux bloodline in 1995, the Taco (as some fans refer to their trucks) has continued Toyota’s rugged and reliable image. A big factor in the Tacoma’s long-term reliability is the Toyota’s philosophy to change: it should happen slowly […]

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Crapwagon Outtake: 2005 Toyota Corolla XRS http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/crapwagon-outtake-2005-toyota-corolla-xrs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/crapwagon-outtake-2005-toyota-corolla-xrs/#comments Fri, 04 Dec 2015 14:00:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1235777 As a father, I have to rationalize my automotive wanderlust at times. I can’t go buy a sportscar on a whim, no matter how great the deal, as I still have to feed and transport my children. But something interesting with four doors gives me pause. Also, as my oldest child creeps closer to driving age, […]

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As a father, I have to rationalize my automotive wanderlust at times. I can’t go buy a sportscar on a whim, no matter how great the deal, as I still have to feed and transport my children. But something interesting with four doors gives me pause. Also, as my oldest child creeps closer to driving age, […]

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