The 2017 redesign of the Nissan Rogue was more than just a simple face-lift. Nissan decided to take advantage of the product cycle update to bring us something truly new: a hybrid. The compact hybrid CUV segment seems to be on the rebound after being vacant for several years following the discontinuation … read more
This accident occurred near an industrial area on the Leningrad highway in Murmansk, Russia, where an old Toyota RAV4 SUV sideswiped an incoming truck.
The damage to the RAV4, as you can see, is substantial. The driver and passenger were lucky as far as we can tell, especially since crashing into a … read more
Introduced in 1997 as a replacement for the Carina, the Avensis has been one of Toyota’s most successful vehicles on the European market. Available in both sedan and wagon body styles, the third-gen Avensis was redesigned in 2009 and thoroughly updated in 2015, but the nameplate might not receive … read more
The Toyota RAV4 has been updated for 2017, with the Safety Sense pack now standard on all but the entry-level Active model. Buyers can choose it as a £1,060 option on that car. The pack includes autonomous emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, auto high beams and road sign … read more
The midsize sedan is not really the top player anymore as SUVs emerge as the big dogs all around the world, so it’s understandable why Toyota might be considering the retirement of its well known Avensis nameplate.
Delivered throughout much of the world’s auto markets, the Avensis was first released … read more
Toyota has made a series of updates to the RAV4 for the 2017MY consisting of additional safety features, more gadgets and new color options. The most important addition to the range is the Safety Sense, which becomes standard across all models except for the entry-level Active Trim, where it can be … read more
In a remarkable result, Mazda sold more SUV models in Australia during September than annual market leader Toyota.
This is despite the fact that Mazda only has three SUV models to sell, compared to Toyota with six different offerings across its larger dealer network. Pictured: Mazda CX-3
On the back … read more
The Toyota C-HR crossover will no longer be getting a diesel engine.
The Japanese automaker has decided to kill off plans of offering a 1.5-liter three-cylinder diesel engine in its new crossover, at least in Europe. “The development of this engine is continuing for global applications but its calibration … read more
Hybrid cars are gaining momentum with Toyota Motor Europe announcing big increases on sales of their hybrids in the old Continent. The headline figure is a 45 per cent increase on year-to-date hybrid sales versus the same period last year (January to August), with 31 per cent of Toyota’s customers … read more