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A black 2019 GMC Sierra AT4 parked with a view of mountains in the back, overlooking the win of 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2019 Toyota Tundra

  If you’re in the market for a new pickup truck, you probably have some pretty specific qualities and characteristics in mind as you move towards a final decision. You don’t need to be told that this is a big decision, as you understand that it will affect the next several years of your driving [...]

A black GMC Acadia stands alone when it comes to 2019 GMC Acadia vs 2019 Toyota Highlander

  As the top-dog automakers continue to ramp up production on SUV’s and trucks, it is becoming noticeably harder to delineate one model from the next much less for brand name recognition to take hold and eventually sway consumer attention. Many of the heavyweights are looking to hold on to their signature nameplates in hopes [...]

A red 2019 Toyota 86 on a road

The 2019 Toyota 86 Is So Much More Than a Racer

  Toyota describes the 2019 Toyota 86 as a “Purist’s Dream,” touting all of the racing features you could possibly want from a new car. Well, they’re definitely not wrong with their assessment. The powerful engines help to back up this sentiment, as do the various mechanical inclusions. If you’re looking for a fun sports car [...]

Two, red and gray, 2019 Toyota Corollas on a city street

5 Toyota Cars to Check Out in 2019

  Toyota-lovers, 2019 is going to be a good year for you thanks to a solid lineup that includes a wide range of vehicles, both traditional and hybrids. Although the full lineup of Toyota vehicles this year is pretty impressive, in particular, there are some Toyota cars that deserve a closer look. If you haven’t [...]

White 2019 Toyota 4runner climbing over rocks

Rundown: The 2019 Toyota 4Runner

For many years, the Toyota 4Runner has been one of the leading names in off-road SUV design and functionality, and that reputation is well-earned. The 4Runner is clearly designed to travel off the road and handle just about any rough conditions a person might reasonably (or even unreasonably) want to drive through. Even though the [...]

Gray 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 driving towards camera on mountain woodland road

Road Warriors: GMC Sierra 1500 vs Toyota Tundra

If you are looking at pickup trucks, unless you are only interested in heavy-duty models, at some point you will definitely come across the GMC Sierra 1500 and the Toyota Tundra. They are two of the leading pickups on the road when it comes to straightforward trucks that get the job done during the week [...]

A red 2019 Toyota Highlander drives a empty sunny highway

The 2019 Toyota Highlander or The 2019 Toyota RAV4?

Toyota is known for its high-quality, competitively priced vehicles. And if you’re looking for a new SUV, you’ve likely considered what this reliable brand has to offer. Two of Toyota’s most popular choices include the 2019 Toyota Highlander and 2019 Toyota RAV4. But, what’s the difference between these SUVs? And, which is the right choice [...]

Blue 2019 Toyota Tacoma in sand dunes

The Continued Evolution of Toyota Trucks

  Japanese auto giant Toyota is well known for their sedans, but in the U.S. Ford and Chevy often top the charts. Toyota looks to make waves in the status quo with the 2019 lineup of Toyota trucks. While they only offer two pickup trucks in the North American market: the Tacoma and the Tundra. [...]

Blue 2018 Toyota Prius on highway with cityscape in background

Taking Time to Talk Toyota

Toyota is widely known for the reliability and affordability of their vehicles, with easy maintenance that translates to low ownership costs. While everyone appreciates saving money, oftentimes it also means sacrificing quality. With Toyota, that’s never the case, and no matter which model you choose you’re sure to be satisfied. If you’re searching for a [...]

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The Double-Edged Sword of Toyota’s Hybrid Legacy

  It’s been just under a year since Toyota announced their intention of making half of their global sales hybrid or electric by 2030. Considering the automaker’s pedigree as a pioneer in hybrid technology, there was little surprise that they would be among the leaders in this strategy. This is especially true since Toyota’s contention [...]