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Tested: We DC fast charged the 2023 Toyota bZ4X. It wasn’t pretty

The 2023 bZ4X is Toyota’s first modern EV. It has a comfortable ride, well-built interior and plenty of safety features, though this battery-powered SUV also has a hidden Achilles’ heel, which turned out to be a bigger issue than we ever expected. DC not-so-fast charging DC fast charging is the bZ4X’s greatest weakness. All-wheel-drive versions […]

by Craig Cole
6/9/2022
2023 Toyota Sequoia tops out at just under $80,000

Pricing for the 2023 Toyota Sequoia has been released with the base SR5 model starting at $59,795. That gets you features like 18-inch wheels, LED headlights, a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster, a surround-view camera, a sunroof, heated front seats, and Toyota’s latest infotainment system with an 8-inch touch screen. You can also upgrade to the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/9/2022
2023 Toyota Sequoia first drive review: Hybrid passenger hauling and towing power

If you need a 3-row SUV, you have a few options to choose from. But if you want that same 3-row SUV to also be powered by a hybrid system, you don’t have nearly as many options. The updated 2023 Toyota Sequoia is that option, but is it any good? Visually, the Sequoia receives some […]

by Chad Kirchner
6/8/2022
European-spec 2023 Toyota Corolla reveals more details on updated hybrid systems

When the U.S.-spec refreshed 2023 Toyota Corolla Hybrid sedan was revealed this week, it received many significant updates. In addition to the LE grade, you can now get it in sporty SE and a more premium-looking XLE variant. The former gets sport-tuned steering and suspension components, a different front end, and dual exhaust tips. It’s […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/3/2022
2023 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Woodland Edition adds off-road chops to electrified variant

Since the current generation RAV4 arrived, the only way to get an off-road-oriented version was with the pure internal combustion variant. That changes now thanks to the addition of the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Woodland Edition. This is the second electrified vehicle to get outdoorsy treatment following the Sienna. Available in Midnight Black Metallic, Cavalry […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/1/2022
Toyota Sienna now used as a testbed for autonomous driving technologies

The current-generation Toyota Sienna is being used as the platform for the development of autonomous driving technologies. Once the vehicle comes off the assembly line of Toyota’s Indiana manufacturing plant, it gets a new control interface to make it compatible with third-party autonomous driving kits for use in mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) roles. The result is the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/1/2022
Stellantis and Toyota partner up for large commercial vans including electric model

Stellantis and Toyota announced an expansion to their partnership with a new agreement for large commercial vans specifically for the European market including an all-electric model. This expands the collaboration to a third segment, which already covered compact and mid-size vehicles. Stellantis will supply Toyota Motor Europe with a large commercial van, which will wear […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/1/2022
2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid arrives stateside with fifth – generation hybrid system

Toyota introduced the Corolla Cross last year and promised it was adding an electrified version about a year later. Well, the automaker is delivering on that with the introduction of the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid, giving the brand a dozen electrified vehicles excluding the Avalon Hybrid, which will be discontinued in August. In addition […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/1/2022
2023 Toyota Corolla Hybrid expands to more trims and gets AWD

If you wanted an affordable sedan with incredible fuel economy, you couldn’t go wrong with the Toyota Corolla Hybrid. Thanks to its miserly powertrain, it wasn’t hard to beat its EPA fuel economy ratings. However, the hybrid powertrain was only limited to the LE trim and only had FWD, the latter of which limits if […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/1/2022
Toyota’s Cabin Awareness system uses radar to detect people and pets inside vehicles

Toyota Connected North America (TCNA), Toyota’s independent software and innovation division, introduced a new version of the Cabin Awareness technology. This feature uses high-resolution 4D imaging radar to detect people and certain pets inside vehicles to ensure you don’t leave anyone behind. The radar is mounted inside the cabin and out of sight above the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/31/2022