Toyota

Toyota Discontinues Scion Brand

By Kelsey Mays on February 3, 2016


CARS.COM — Scion, Toyota's onetime youth-oriented brand, has come to the end of the road. The sudden news today closes the chapter on Scion, whose boxy xB hatchback would become its defining car. Over the course of Scion's 12-plus years… Read More

Toyota Discontinues Scion Brand

By Kelsey Mays on February 3, 2016

CARS.COM — Scion, Toyota's onetime youth-oriented brand, has come to the end of the road. The sudden news today closes the chapter on Scion, whose boxy xB hatchback would become its defining car. Over the course of Scion's 12-plus years… Read More

Recall Alert: 320,000 Toyota, Lexus SUVs and Pickup Trucks

By Matt Schmitz on February 3, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 320,000 Toyota and Lexus SUVs and pickup trucks, including model-year 2003-06 Toyota Land Cruisers, 2004-06 4Runners, and 2005-06 Tundras and Sequoias; and 2003-06 Lexus LX 470 and 2004-06 GX 470 models The Problem: The affected vehicles… Read More

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: January 2016

By Kelsey Mays on February 2, 2016

CARS.COM — The redesigned Honda Civic started 2016 with a bang, as sales rose 43 percent in January versus a weak January 2015. When the dust settled, the Civic landed just 107 cars short of dethroning the Toyota Camry as… Read More

Should You Buy a Loaded Toyota Avalon Hybrid or Base Lexus ES 300h?

By Joe Bruzek on February 1, 2016

CARS.COM — The Toyota Avalon is a borderline luxury car with its high-quality interior and luxury-like exterior styling. But isn't that what Toyota's luxury brand Lexus is for? The 2016 Lexus ES that's based on the Avalon is a legitimate… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Lexus RX 350, RX 450h

By Matt Schmitz on January 28, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 5,000 model-year 2016 Lexus RX 350 SUVs and RX 450h hybrid SUVs The Problem: A driver-side knee airbag module may not have been properly manufactured. The resulting defect could affect the performance of the airbag, increasing… Read More

2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Video

By Kelsey Mays on January 27, 2016

CARS.COM — Today's cheap gas prices probably don't have you thinking a whole lot about hybrids, much less the $48,000-plus 2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid SUV. The hybrid gives you a little bit of a hedge against higher gas prices tomorrow,… Read More

2016 Toyota Prius Video

By Bill Jackson on January 26, 2016

CARS.COM — Toyota has redesigned its Prius hybrid for 2016 and the result is an improved car, especially in the areas of driving dynamics and its interior. For the first time, the Prius is aimed at people who care about more… Read More

Texas Truck Showdown 2016: Max Towing

By Matt Schmitz on January 25, 2016

CARS.COM — When it comes to pickup truck sales, the Lone Star State is the undisputed king. So to find the undisputed king of pickup trucks, we dusted off our 10-gallon hats, rounded up a posse and moseyed on down… Read More

2016 Toyota Tundra: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on January 21, 2016

CARS.COM — In our Car Seat Checks, full-size trucks have proven that they can easily accommodate three child-safety seats in the backseat, and the 2016 Toyota Tundra crew cab is no exception. This roomy pickup truck easily handled our three… Read More

2016 Eco-Friendly Car of the Year: Toyota Prius c

By Joe Wiesenfelder on January 12, 2016

When gas prices are low, the higher cost of higher mileage becomes harder for shoppers to justify, and squeezing every last mile per gallon out of every vehicle type becomes a lower priority. But there's still a core buyer who… Read More