Does anyone care about saving money at the pump anymore? The rise of the thirsty SUV as a result of falling oil prices has taken some attention away from large crossovers and minivans that were designed to sip rather than guzzle gasoline. One of the best examples of this is the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, … read more
Owners of certain Toyota vehicles, equipped with aftermarket seat heaters, will have to take their rides back to the dealers, as these could burst into flames. Announced by Southeast Toyota Distributors (SET), which is operating independently from the Japanese automaker, the recall will begin on July … read more
With a new trademark application in Europe, the on-again, off-again, long-awaited Toyota Supra revival is back on the rumor treadmill.
Once again, the rumors of its rebirth focus on a platform co-developed with BMW and shared with an upcoming Z4 successor.
One problem: It’s been a long time since the … read more
The current Highlander has been around since 2014 when it received an extensive, ground-up remake. Now in the 2016 model year, the Highlander soldiers on unchanged. That won’t be the case for 2017, however, as Toyota will give the three-row crossover a mild facelift to match the all-new 3.5-liter … read more
2016 Toyota Highlander Rating:Star4 Star Star Star Star Tested:
Model: 2016 Toyota Highlander Limited AWD.
Drivetrain: 3.5 V6 engine VVT-i engine with 270HP @ 6,200 rpm and 248 lb-ft @ 4,800 rpm.
Price as tested: $42,775 USD ($48,841.97 CAD) – $29,990 base ($33,555 CAD).
Infotainment: 8” LDC touch … read more
Toyota Motor Corp.’s March new-vehicle sales in the U.S. fell 2.7 percent from last year as car sales continued to slump and an early Easter contributed to dampened retail volume.
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. reported March sales of 219,842 in March, down from 225,959 a year ago. Toyota brand sales … read more
Toyota dealers’ message to the factory is short and to the point: More trucks, please. Mickey Anderson, 47, president of Baxter Auto Group in Omaha, Neb., and chairman of the National Toyota Dealers’ Advisory Council, said Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. is working hard to grant that wish. Toyota’s plant … read more
The Toyota Sienna and Highlander are both getting a family friendly new feature: on-board vacuum cleaners.
Taking a page from the Honda Odyssey minivan’s playbook, Toyota is adding an on-board vacuum starting this spring with the Sienna getting the option this month and the Highlander getting it in … read more
New York is a big consumer auto show. Even though we’ve been blessed by a lot of performance and luxury vehicles, stuff like the updated Toyota Highlander is just as important.
It’s a facelift, sure, but Toyota has made some comprehensive updates under the sheetmetal. The biggest changes concern the … read more
Its dealers have been clamoring for a crossover SUV with third-row seats for years, but now Lexus has finally confirmed one is coming.
Speaking with Automotive News (subscription required), Lexus General Manager Jeff Bracken said a version of the mid-size RX with third-row seats would go on sale in … read more