2022 Toyota Avalon XSE Hybrid Nightshade Edition
Toyota Avalon is entering the 2022 model year with just a few minor updates across the lineup. The biggest addition is the new XSE Hybrid Nightshade Edition offered for the first time. As a result, the 2022 Avalon will be offered in six configurations with the option of two different powertrains: XLE, Limited, Touring, XLE Hybrid, XSE Hybrid Nightshade and Limited Hybrid. Prices will range from $36,375 for the XLE version to $43,075 for the Touring version. The new XSE Hybrid Nightshade Edition will be priced at $40,700.
Toyota Is Right On Their Stance Towards Electric Vehicles
Toyota Motor Corporation has been slow to adopt electric vehicles (EVs). As a matter of fact, it was only a few weeks ago when the Japanese automaker decided to unveil a plethora of EVs. To make matters even more interesting, Toyota, along with Volkswagen, did not sign the Glasgow Declaration on Zero Emission Cars and Vans, which aims to put an end to fossil-fuel cars by 2040.
Best Cars Of 2021
With the pandemic still looming over our heads, 2021 was a pretty action-packed year for the auto industry. Sure, you had challenges, with automakers having to contend with issues like chip shortages, causing delays to consumers. But regardless, the show had to go on and we got some pretty cool cars making their debut, predominantly towards the latter half of 2021.
Let’s get one thing out of the way, 2021 really was also the year, when the market as a whole began to embrace EV’s and you could see several automakers both the legacy as well as EV startups bring several new models to market. Having said that, we did see some pretty cool ICE cars, also make their debut. Now there were several cars that made headlines this year, it was very difficult to pick out the best ones, but the cars on this list definitely stood out. Here’s our list of some of the most highly anticipated and important cars that were unveiled in 2021.
Toyota Compact Cruiser Is The Preview Of A Future Electric Off-Roader
You probably know by now Toyota’s electric vehicle (EV) plans for the future, which includes 16 new EVs in the near term. By 2030, Toyota (including Lexus) will have a total of 30 EVs, and that includes this interesting concept that looks like an electric FJ Cruiser.
This Toyota Supra Is The Perfect Mix Between Mad Max and Cyberpunk 2077
Toyota 1JZ vs 2JZ - Which Engine is Better?Games, set up in the dystopian future give room for some incredible designs. More often than not, they serve as inspiration to digital designers to create some truly epic stuff, based on existing models. This is exactly the case with this rendering of a Toyota A70 Supra, done by Dom Höst, also known as altered_intent, and vaguely resembles its former self.
Drag Race: Lexus RC-F Vs Toyota GR Supra
Drag races are particularly interesting when they are between two very different cars. With this in mind, Sam CarLegion gives us another drag race between two very different Toyota products. On one side, we have the light and nimble Toyota GR Supra, while on the other, a Lexus RC-F that can best be described as a Japanese muscle car. Both cars send power to the rear axle, but that’s about all they have in common.
2022 Toyota Camry
The Camry is in its eighth generation and is one of Toyota’s best-selling cars outside of the RAV4. The Camry went through a major update for the 2021 model year, but little has changed for 2022. Engine options include your choice of a four-cylinder and a V-6, with the latter offering up 301 horsepower, and there’s an optional AWD system.
Toyota’s Electric Pickup Concept Looks Like A Future Tacoma
Toyota and Lexus recently unveiled a whole bunch of electric vehicles (EVs), and it basically covers every single niche and market. You can say that Toyota is pretty much late on the EV game, but they’re now trying to catch up in a big way. One of those EVs is this unnamed electric pickup concept that was also previewed during the press event.
This Lexus Electric Supercar Will Carry Forward The LFA’s Legacy
Toyota recently announced an $18-billion investment towards electrification that showed the automaker’s commitment to the future. This even includes Lexus, which will be completely electrified by the end of this decade. A myriad of Toyota and Lexus concepts were also revealed – 16 to be precise – but there was one that caught our attention the most. This was the ‘Lexus Electrified Sport’, an electric supercar that could carry forward the legacy of the iconic LFA.
Please Don’t Let This Be The Next Toyota MR2
By now, everyone out there knows that Toyota has big plans for the future: going all electric by 2035 is the company’s main focus. In fact, we’ve already seen 16 new concept cars that preview this future: SUVs, trucks, sports car, sedans, will all go electric. One concept that caught our attention though is a yellow one that is supposed to preview the long rumored MR2 successor.
Will Toyota’s Carbon-Neutral Future Include Performance Vehicles?
Nowadays, a lot of car manufacturers talk about going carbon neutral, and Toyota is one of the companies at the forefront of this endeavor. Toyota made it clear, by now, that the company is not really interested in developing sports cars by itself. The GR Supra and GR86, both of which, co-developed with other manufacturers, are proof enough. With that being said, Akio Toyoda himself announced 15 new Toyota and Lexus models, and it seems not all is lost for car enthusiasts.
Toyota is Betting Big On EV’s; Shows off 16 New EV Concepts
Toyota has ambitious goals for an all-electric future. The Japanese automaker plans to considerably expand its electric vehicle lineup over the coming years.
Akio Toyoda, the brand’s President & CEO himself was at hand to give us a glimpse into what Toyota has in store for their next decade, which is set to be dominated by EVs. In a mega unveil for the brand’s future EV strategy, he gives us a first look at 16 distinctive concept vehicles that the brand has been working on.
Off-Road Battle: Toyota Land Cruiser Vs Toyota Hilux
CarWow has been synonymous with its drag racing videos on YouTube, but this time they have something different in-store. This time, two Toyota off-road vehicles are being pitted against each other, to determine, which is the better off-roader and workhorse? Moreover, both the Toyota Hilux and Toyota Land Cruiser (Prado) are not being sold on the US market, so the real question is, are you missing something?
This Mk4 Supra Has A Diesel Engine From A Tank
Retro JDM Comparison: Toyota Supra Vs Nissan 300ZX Vs Mazda RX-7
Japanese sports cars from the 1990s are some of the most recognized ones amongst the car culture. As described by Jeremy Clarkson, in a movie about the Nissan Skyline GT-R, Japan took over the world…and then lost it. While the latter is a topic for another time, what is true for the Skyline also goes for these three – the Toyota Supra, Nissan 300Z, and Mazda RX-7. Our colleagues from “EverydayDriver” - Todd Deeken and Paul Schmucker - take us on a spirited drive with these three JDM legends to determine the pros and cons of each and why they are so desired.
Watch Five Pickup Trucks Try To Invoke The Usain Bolt Spirit In Them In This Drag Race
The folks at ‘The Fast Lane Truck’ conducted a drag race with not two, but five different pickup trucks. They had trucks across segments, starting from the Ford Maverick and the Hyundai Santa Cruz, to the Nissan Frontier, the Toyota Tundra, and the Ford F-150 Raptor. This wasn’t a conventional race wherein you just had all five trucks go at it together. It was more of a gauntlet match wherein the winner of a race faced a new truck in the next round and the loser got eliminated. Sounds a little like Squid Game, doesn’t it?
What is the Cheapest Toyota?
What is the Sportiest Toyota?
The sportiest Toyota is the Supra, developed in partnership with BMW. The Supra relies on a six-cylinder turbocharged engine making 335 horsepower and 365 pound-feet of torque. However, its sporty nature is not dictated by just the powerplant. Toyota and BMW were able to infuse a lot of composure into the Supra, making it a compliant sports car that handles sharply and is capable of putting down power efficiently thanks to a crisp eight-speed automatic transmission. The cabin is also very driver-centric, a quintessential trait of a proper sporty vehicle.
What is the Most Popular Toyota?
The most popular Toyota right now is without any doubt the RAV4, if we are to look at it from the recent sales standpoint. All in all, from January 2019 to March 2019, Toyota pushed 83,820 RAV4 units in the US alone. Moreover, March sales amassed an impressive 33,166 RAV4 models that reached their new owners. Nevertheless and also sales-wise, it is worth mentioning the die-hard Toyota Corolla, which sold in excess of 44 million units from 1966 to this day. On the other hand, sales aside, one can see the Supra as the most popular and loved Toyota, and we’re not necessarily talking about the new generation.
What is the Most Expensive Toyota?
The most expensive Toyota is the 2019 Land Cruiser, which in the US wears a starting price tag of $85,165. Things are different in Europe, where the most expensive Toyota is the Supra, priced at €62,900 in Germany.
What is the Fastest Toyota?
The fastest Toyota is the Supra. Powered by a BMW-sourced twin-scroll inline-six engine packing 335 horsepower and 365 pound-feet of torque twinned to an eight-speed automatic gearbox. The resulting figures involve a 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) sprint time of just 4.1 seconds and a top speed of 155 mph.
Are Toyota Cars Reliable?
Yes, Toyotas are still pretty reliable cars. In a survey by The Telegraph, Toyota took the 9th spot when it comes to dependability, with an average of 96 problem per 100 vehicles. Back in 2017, Toyota and Lexus managed a one-two positioning in Consumer Reports’ reliability rankings - making it five years in a row for Toyota as occupant of the first position. Moreover, ReliabilityIndex places Toyota in 4th place on its scale thanks to an index of 59. To put things into perspective, the industry’s average reliability index is 118.