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Toyota Confirms Arrival of Sienna Hybrid in 2021

The secret is out. Shortly after Toyota announced that it will introduce two new hybrid models in its lineup this year, reports of the Sienna getting a gas-electric version surfaced....Read more

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Toyota Brings Back Venza in Hybrid Form

After announcing its discontinuation in 2015, Toyota is once again bringing back the Venza in the fold, but this time as a hybrid-only SUV. The Japanese automaker has not had...Read more

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Toyota to Release 20th Year Special Edition for Prius

The Toyota Prius will be welcoming its 20th year in the American market next model year. To mark the milestone, Toyota is preparing to roll out 2020 Edition for the...Read more

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Best First Cars for New Drivers

Whether you’re a first-time car buyer or a parent looking for your teen’s first ride, going through all the available options can be a bit overwhelming. Of course, choosing your...Read more

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Toyota Confirms Plans for U.S.-Bound GR Hot Hatch

The rumor mill has long churned out reports that Toyota is working to release a Gazoo Racing (GR) hot hatch in the United States sometime in the future. These rumors...Read more

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Toyota to Expand Lineup With Two New Hybrids

Toyota is growing its hybrid car lineup with the release of two models this month. The automaker confirmed in a statement that the new models will be joining the iconic...Read more

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Toyota Earns Milestone With 15M Hybrids Sold

Toyota continues to prove why it is a leader in the automotive industry. Recently, the company announced it has sold a total of 15 million hybrid vehicles worldwide. The automaker...Read more

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Toyota Reportedly Replacing Its V8s With Turbo V6 Engines

As the industry enforces more stringent emissions requirements and the demand for fuel economy and electrification starts to grow, it's becoming questionable why Toyota sticks to aspirated V-8 engine in...Read more

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Toyota Recalls 2020 Corolla Hatchback for Faulty Back-Up Lights

Toyota is recalling a number of units of the 2020 Corolla hatchback due to failing back-up lights. According to documents filed by the automaker with the National Highway Traffic Safety...Read more

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Toyota RAV4 Reaches 10-Million Sale Milestone

Toyota has a reason to celebrate as its well-loved RAV4 SUV breaks into 10-million sale territory. The model, which has been a huge global success for the Japanese automaker since...Read more

OBD-II Trouble Codes

P0014 Code: Camshaft Position B – Timing Over-Advanced or System Performance (Bank 1)

Diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0014 is a generic powertrain code that can apply to all types of vehicles. The DTC stands for Camshaft Position B - Timing Over-Advanced or System...Read more

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Toyota to Make Masks, Face Shields in North America

Toyota is joining the growing list of automakers stepping up in the fight against COVID-19 in the United States. The Japanese automaker said it is ready to begin production of...Read more

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Toyota to Resume Production in North America by April 20

Following Ford's announcement to resume its operations by April 14, Toyota has also expressed its hopes to do the same for its vehicle production in North America on April 20....Read more

OBD-II Trouble Codes

P0011 Code: “A” Camshaft Timing Over Advanced (Bank 1)

The P0011 is a generic OBD-II code, which means it is common across all manufacturers. But more specifically, this specific fault code can be triggered in vehicles with variable camshaft...Read more

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Toyota’s Limited Camry TRDs Are Selling out Fast

Toyota's Racing Development division ventured into the production of a sports sedan version of the 2020 Toyota Camry and the public's response is generally positive. Priced at $32,125, the arguably...Read more

OBD-II Trouble Codes

P0446 Code: Evaporative Emission Control System Vent Control Circuit Malfunction

OBD-II codes help you find out what is wrong with your vehicle—but if you don’t know what a specific code means, how can you address the issue? If you’re getting...Read more

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Toyota Files Trademark Possibly for Next-Gen Tundra

Toyota has reportedly submitted an application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to trademark the term "i-Force Max." According to a report published by The Truth About Cars, the...Read more

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Toyota Recalls Over 40,000 Vehicles Due to Engine Cracks

A total of 44,191 vehicles from the 2019 and 2020 model years are being recalled by Toyota due to reports of engine cracks in select models. Affected by the recall...Read more

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How Much Does a 2020 Toyota Camry AWD Cost?

Toyota is giving all trim levels of the new Camry all-wheel-drive drivetrains for the 2020 model year. This includes the LE, SE, XLE, XSE, and Nightshade models. The all-wheel-drive setup...Read more

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Toyota Expands Fuel Pump Recall to 1.8M Vehicles

Toyota is expanding a previously announced recall caused by a faulty fuel pump to now include a total of 1.8 million vehicles. The original recall issued in January covered several...Read more

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2020 Toyota Camry Gets New AWD Option

Toyota is releasing its very first all-wheel-drive Camry in the United States after 29 years and plans to make it available as a standalone for the sedan's LE, XLE, SE,...Read more

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Toyota Hints at ‘Answer’ to GR Yaris in the U.S.

A lot of customers were disappointed when Toyota announced the GR Yaris won't be making its way to American shores. But that disappointment seems likely to go away after the...Read more

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Toyota Increases Truck Roll-Outs From Its Mexican Plant

Toyota Motor Corp. is aiming to increase tuck production at its new Mexican plant to 100,000 vehicles a year beginning 2021. The move is part of a major shift in...Read more

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Toyota Expands Nightshade Lineup

Toyota made a splash at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show, introducing seven special-edition models that include the new Highlander XSE and Trail Editions for the Tacoma, Tundra, and 4Runner. Rounding...Read more

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Toyota Reveals Special Trail Editions

Age seems to be working well for Toyota's off-roading vehicles as its aging Tacoma, Tundra, and 4Runner vehicles continue to maintain popularity and strong sales in the United States. As...Read more

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Toyota Gives RAV4 an Important Safety Update

After Swedish magazine Teknikens Varld put the new Toyota RAV4 to a Moose Test in 2019 that saw the vehicle being rated "dangerous" despite earning a Top Safety Pick+ rating...Read more

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Toyota, Honda Recall Millions of Vehicles

Toyota and Honda, two of the biggest automakers in Japan, are recalling millions of cars due to safety issues in their respective models. According to a statement released by Toyota,...Read more

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My Car Accelerates on its Own: What’s the Issue?

Having complete control over your vehicle is essential to your safety on the road, so it can certainly be jarring (and frightening) when your car suddenly accelerates by itself while...Read more

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Growing Demand for Toyota Tacoma Gives Birth to Changes

Toyota recently made a big announcement with regard to the production of several of its highest-selling models. First on the list is the Toyota Tacoma, which has been enjoying immense...Read more

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Next-Gen Toyota Land Cruiser Reportedly Going Hybrid

A new generation of the Toyota Land Cruiser is on the way and is scheduled for an August debut, according to Japan's Best Car Web. But here's the bigger news:...Read more

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Toyota Venza Rumored to Return as Hybrid in 2021

For the last three months, rumors have been going around that Toyota would be bringing back the Venza in 2021 as a five-seater hybrid. The first to make a report...Read more

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700,000 Toyota, Lexus Models Recalled Over Fuel Pump Issues

A total of 696,000 vehicles from the Toyota and Lexus lineups are being recalled due to defective fuel pumps that could stop working and cause the vehicle to stall. The...Read more

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Is Learning How to Drive a Stick Shift Still Necessary?

Learning how to drive a stick shift used to be a rite of passage for most young drivers. At a time when families had at least one manual transmission vehicle,...Read more

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Toyota Land Cruiser Thrives Amid Growing Demand for Hybrid Cars

Hybrids may have drawn a lot of attention in 2019, but Toyota's iconic rides are not going anywhere. The Japanese automaker was revealed to be plotting a massive product launch...Read more

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Toyota Names 2019’s Best-Selling Hybrid

The Toyota Prius has yielded the title as the best-selling hybrid car from the lineup as Toyota confirms another model has outsold the powerhouse car in 2019. Based on previous...Read more

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Toyota Releases Official Pricing for the 2020 Highlander

The upcoming release of the new Toyota Highlander for the 2020 model year marks the model's first redesign in almost a decade. And thanks to its adoption of Toyota's New...Read more

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Toyota to Release Over 30 Vehicles in the Next 3 Years

No less than 31 new or updated vehicles are set to be released by Toyota over the next three years. The news was formally announced by Bob Carter, executive vice...Read more

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Takata Airbag Issue Far From Over

It appears the debacle with faulty Takata airbags is far from over as five automakers have announced more recalls of vehicles equipped with the airbags in question. The recalls cover...Read more

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2019 LA Auto Show: Vehicle Debuts and Concepts to Watch Out For

The 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show) is right around the corner and we know you’re itching to see the cars that are lined up this year. The LA...Read more

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2020 Toyota Camry Gets AWD Option after 18 Years

For the first time since the release of the 1991 Camry AllTrac, Toyota is offering an all-wheel-drive option for the sedan. After 18 years, the Japanese automaker finally announced that...Read more

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Toyota to Debut Battery Electric Vehicle at Tokyo Olympics

What better way to introduce a new model than in front of millions of people across the globe. This is exactly what Toyota is planning as its home country gears...Read more

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Toyota Reveals 2020 RAV4 Plug-in Ahead of Debut

After it launched the 2020 RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid models, Toyota is expanding the lineup with a third variant as it  announced the arrival of "the most powerful RAV4 yet,"...Read more

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Toyota Reveals New Fuel Cell EV for 2021 Model Year

Behold, the future—according to Toyota. Toyota has unveiled the second generation of its fuel cell electric vehicle, the Mirai, for the 2021 model year featuring a drastically different look compared...Read more

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BMW Recalls 2018 Cars Over Backup Cameras

Owners of BMW models from 2018 up to the current model year are advised to take heed of the latest recall announced by the company, which affects a total of...Read more

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Toyota Launches Venture Edition for 2020 4Runner

When consumers decide to go with bigger vehicles like a truck, it's almost always because they are looking for ample cargo space that smaller cars can't provide. But there are...Read more

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Toyota to Spend $391 Million to Develop More Pickup Trucks

Toyota Motor Co. is earmarking $391 million worth of investment for its Texas plant to boost the production of its midsize Tacoma and full-size Tundra pickups. Both models were previously...Read more

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2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Is Back with a Hefty Price Tag

Toyota is coming out strong with the 2020 Tacoma TRD Pro with a more rugged and stylish look for an off-road pickup. But it comes with a price. According to...Read more

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U.S. May Get Approval for New Safety Feature

Soon, it's not just Europe and Japan that will get to enjoy the technology of adaptive laser headlights. The United States has a strict policy when it comes to technologies...Read more

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Toyota Recalls Cars Due to Defective Takata Replacements

When Toyota got embroiled in the Takata controversy, it created a huge mass of problems for the brand. Hundreds of thousands of cars and customers affected, a reputation ruined. So...Read more

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Toyota Reportedly Going into Production with TJ Cruiser

Toyota is pushing through with its TJ Cruiser concept in Japan, according to an article published by Best Car. The report cites Toru Endo, a person connected to the automaker’s...Read more

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Toyota Hybrids vs. Electric Vehicles: What’s the Difference?

Increasing environmental awareness and rising fuel costs have drummed up interest in green car technology over the past two decades. As this new market emerged, Toyota established itself as a...Read more

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Toyota Commits $398M for Truck Upgrades

Toyota Motor Corp. recently announced that it would convert its Alabama plant from car production to SUV production. To support this move, the company is also planning to invest $398M...Read more

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Toyota Hints at a Possible Small, Off-road SUV

When Japanese automakers Toyota and Mazda confirmed that they are building a joint manufacturing plant in Huntsville, Alabama, both brands didn't waste time letting the public in on their plans....Read more

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Toyota Supra: The Legend Lives On

The Fast and the Furious franchise didn’t just help the careers of budding actors like Paul Walker and Vin Diesel, it made high performance Japanese vehicles become icons. The original...Read more

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Toyota, Lexus Rumored to Use Mazda’s Rear-drive Platform on Future Cars

Several Toyota and Lexus cars are believed to be adopting the rear-drive platform and inline-six engine currently being used by Mazda, with the first of these models arriving in 2022....Read more

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Toyota Cars Will Have Auto Shut Off and Park Capability in the Future

With the rising popularity of driverless cars these days, Toyota is not risking potential accidents with its cars and technology. The Japanese automaker recently announced that it is adding two...Read more

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Can You Buy a BMW M3 For the Price Of a Brand-New Toyota Camry?

Say you have $24,095 tucked away in the bank for a sedan. If you’re like most car buyers, you’ll probably find yourself on the Toyota Camry webpage. There’s really nothing...Read more

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Toyota Named Most Valuable Car Brand –study

Despite the drop in car sales this year, Toyota managed to maintain its position as the world’s top car brand, according to consulting agency Kantar Millward Brown’s annual BrandZ Top...Read more

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Toyota Teases Six New EVs Coming in 2020-2025

With global demand for electric cars outpacing Toyota’s predictions, the leading Japanese automaker is pushing its planned EV rollout earlier than expected. Instead of the initial announcement of releasing an...Read more

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Toyota Boosts EV Plans in U.S.

Toyota Motor Co. is cooking something for the brand to join the ‘surge’ in demand for electric vehicles in the United States. Reports have it that the Japanese carmaker’s plan...Read more

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Toyota, Subaru Collab on Battery-electric Platform

Japanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp. and Subaru Corp. are teaming up to develop a battery-electric SUV on a joint platform as both companies seek to split the cost of producing...Read more

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2020 Toyota Tacoma Makes Off-roading Easier with New Features

Truck enthusiasts can expect to see an all-new Toyota Tacoma this fall, complete with improved features and equipment. For more than a decade, the Toyota Tacoma has led the midsize...Read more

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New Toyota Tundra Rumored to Get 450 hp from Hybrid V6

It’s a known fact that Toyota will be coming up with an all-improved Toyota Tundra soon, but rumors are swirling in the automotive community that the model could possibly get...Read more

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Toyota to Offer Self-driving Tech to Ride-hailing Firms

Toyota Motor Corp. is looking at the possibility of offering autonomous driving technologies to ride-hailing companies, according to reports on May 16. This is part of the Japanese automaker’s expansion...Read more

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2004 Toyota Solara Convertible Road Test

Convertibles stir your soul and add a new dimension to driving, creating a sensation almost like riding a bike or a scooter. Your forehead feels the heat of a sunny...Read more

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Toyota 4Runner Road Test

Toyota took a perfectly good truck and made it as quiet and smooth riding as a car. After finishing my first drive of the all-new 2003 Toyota 4Runner, I had...Read more

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2003 Toyota Matrix Road Test

Finding a brand new market segment is a dream of most automobile manufacturers. It means that, for awhile at least, you have the market all to yourself. One of the...Read more

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2001 Toyota Rav4 Road Test

Category:$15,000 to $25,000 Compact SUVWho should buy this car:A person looking for a small SUV with sex appeal.Comparable models in this class:Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Santa Fe, Kia Sportage,...Read more

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2001 Toyota Sienna Road Test

Category:$20,000 - $30,000 MinivanWho should buy this car:A family in need of a reliable, comfortable and practical people and stuff mover. A small business seeking an inexpensive delivery vehicle or...Read more

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What Is Important to You in a Car?

Reliability? Safety? Price? Fuel Economy? Size? Performance? Handling? Comfort? Looks? Prestige? Quality? Get a piece of paper and list each heading above in order of importance. Your list should look...Read more

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2009 Toyota Corolla Road Test

The ninth generation of Toyota Corolla was not so much old, though it definitely had outstayed its welcome, as it had become boring. If fact, say that bo-ring, with the...Read more

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2004 Toyota Solara Road Test

Category:$19,000 - $26,000 Mid Size 5 Passenger CoupeWho should buy this car:A person looking for a flashy looking coupe that is reliable and comfortableComparable models in this class:Chrysler Sebring Coupe,...Read more