Posts from ‘Toyota’

Aug
05

Worst Selling Cars of 2020

Point taken: This is a strange time to try and make any sense of auto sales numbers. Pandemic-depressed auto sales plummeted 35 percent in May and were down 25 percent in June. There’s some indication that consumers are becoming accustomed to doing business in the era of social distancing however, as July sales were only down about 20 percent.

Jul
20
A Gallery of Small-Truck Ads

1980 Chevrolet LUV

There was whimsy in those little trucks. Back, say, 30-40 years, small pickups were not only cost-effective light-duty commercial vehicles, they were also compelling commuter alternatives to traditional coupes and sedans.

Jul
17
Road-Trip Tips

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.

Jun
08
2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum, Moon Dust

2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum AWD in “Moon Dust” metallic silver paint (a $425 option)

2015 Audi Q52020 Toyota Highlander Platinum AWD

Class: Midsize Crossover SUV

Miles driven: 298

Fuel used: 14.0 gallons

May
22
GMC Pickup Design, 2020 Nissan Sentra

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.

May
18
2021 Toyota Sienna Limited

2021 Toyota Sienna Limited

Toyota’s Sienna minivan is currently one of the oldest contenders in its segment, with a basic design that dates back to the 2010 model year. That’s about to change in the near future; Toyota unveiled the all-new fourth-generation version of its long-running minivan today via an online webcast. The 2021 Toyota Sienna is redesigned from the ground up, gaining flashier styling, a topline Platinum trim level, a host of new comfort and safety features, and a standard hybrid powertrain on all models.

May
18
2021 Toyota Venza

2021 Toyota Venza

With its new midsize crossover scheduled to arrive in showrooms in a couple months or so, and the 2020 New York Auto Show currently postponed from its original April date to the end of August, Toyota shifted plans and revealed its all-new 2021 Venza SUV via a “Spring New Product Showcase” online broadcast today.

Mar
27
Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast, Shirley Shahan

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.

Mar
26
2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro in Army Green

Quick Spin2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

Class: Compact Pickup

Miles driven: 503

Fuel used: 27.4 gallons

Mar
24
2020 Toyota Prius Limited

2020 Toyota Prius Limited in Sea Glass Pearl

2015 Audi Q52020 Toyota Prius Limited

Class: Compact Car

Miles driven: 1195

Fuel used: 26.4 gallons