Posts from ‘Hybrids’
Toyota released the fifth generation of its wildly popular midsize crossover at the 2019 New York International Auto Show. It’s again offered in gas and hybrid versions with 7- or 8-passenger seating, but brings more cargo room, a number of newly available features, and better hybrid fuel efficiency.
Class: Subcompact Car
Miles Driven: 357
Fuel Used: 9.1 gallons
Class: Compact Crossover
Miles Driven: 657
Fuel Used: 22.9 gallons (and six full recharges)
Class: Premium Midsize Car
Miles Driven: 448
Fuel Used: 12.4 gallons
Over its more than 50 years of existence and 40 million units of sales, Toyota’s Corolla has built an enviable reputation for reliability and value. With the 2020 redesign of the sedan, Toyota hopes to add “sporty” and “thrifty” to its long-established virtues.
Chicago radio legends Steve and Johnnie take the 2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Limited for a video test drive. What did they think of their test vehicle? Watch and find out.
This is an installment in a series of posts looking back on show cars that we feel deserved a little more attention than they got. If you have a suggestion for a Forgotten Concept topic, please shoot us a line or leave a comment below.