The 2021 Subaru Impreza driving
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Skip the Subaru Impreza for These Alternatives Instead

The Subaru Impreza is the kind of car that aims to appease a variety of automotive tastes. It’s available as both a four-door sedan and a hatchback. It also comes standard with all-wheel drive. And when it comes to price? The Impreza is pretty affordable. But if this year’s model just isn’t for you? You …

The Toyota Corolla has a lot going for it but there are alternatives worth considering
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Skip the Toyota Corolla and Consider These Alternatives Instead

There’s no denying that the Toyota Corolla is pretty popular. But that doesn’t mean it’s the only option worth considering if you’re in the market for a compact sedan. So why not consider these alternatives to the Toyota Corolla instead? The Hyundai Elantra is a cheaper alternative to the Toyota Corolla The Toyota Corolla isn’t …

A silver 2021 Volkswagen Jetta parked with the sun in the background
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Avoid the 2021 VW Jetta and Go For the 2021 Toyota Corolla

It can be hard to navigate buying a new car. Popularity doesn’t always equal quality. Plenty of popular cars have been complete trash. Consumer Reports listed a handful of the most popular cars that also happen to suck. One of the best examples is the 2021 VW Jetta. This car is consistently riddled with issues …

Toyota Corolla compact hatchback sedan on display at Brussels Expo
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The 2021 Toyota Corolla Proves to Be More Than Just a Cheap Car Now

The Toyota Corolla is widely recognized as one of the most practical affordable cars on the market. The 2021 Corolla was described as being wildly OK when considering its Consumer Reports score. However, many may be surprised to know that the Toyota Corolla is one of Toyota’s best-selling cars- with the 2020 Toyota Corolla being the third best-selling Toyota …

2021 Nissan Sentra

These 2021 Compact Cars Are Wildly OK According to Consumer Reports

Some compact cars are standouts when it comes to predicted reliability. Others are downright terrible. And then some small cars fall in the middle of the spectrum. We’ve compiled a list of the 2021 compact cars with average ratings for reliability, based on Consumer Reports data. CR determines a vehicle’s dependability through its member surveys, which capture thousands of owner experiences. …

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The Most Reliable 2021 Compact Cars According to Consumer Reports

Even as SUVs intensify in popularity, the compact car class is still holding strong. Compact cars or sedans are the most rational choice for city living and everyday commutes. Today you have plenty of options to choose from, whether you want something clever or upscale. We’ve gathered a list of the most reliable 2021 compact cars to help you …

A photo of the Toyota Tundra outdoors.

The Least Reliable Toyota Cars Don’t Have to be Dealbreakers

Most Toyota models are well-rounded performers, and their reliability ratings are just the icing on the cake. The Prius wins out as the most dependable hybrid, and the Camry is one of the highest-rated cars, period. However, not all Toyotas stand out in their respective classes for predicted reliability. According to data from Consumer Reports, Toyota came in as the …

An electric blue 2021 Toyota Prius parked on the street.
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The Most Reliable Toyota Cars

When we think of the most reliable cars, one brand consistently comes to mind, and that’s Toyota. This Japanese-based carmaker has a lineup of comfortable and adventurous vehicles. But which Toyotas are the most reliable of them all? We’ve created a list of the most reliable Toyota vehicles for 2021 based on ratings from Consumer Reports. CR’s ratings …

Toyota Camrys on display at a car dealership lot
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Are These Really the Best Used Cars to Buy?

Used cars are a great way to save money and get a good vehicle. But there are so many it can be seriously overwhelming. Endless minutes spent researching and price checking drag on when looking for a good used car. Sometimes, we can turn to YouTube for some great information on what is the best …

Toyota Corolla compact hatchback car on display at Brussels Expo
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The 2021 Toyota Corolla Is as Good for College Students as Ever

Toyota vehicles have a great reputation in the auto industry, and many Toyota models are well-known for being safe and reliable cars. It’s no surprise, then, that Toyota models are great choices for anyone looking for those things, and that’s especially true for college students. Here’s a look at why the 2021 Toyota Corolla is …

A bright blue 2020 Camry Hybrid whizzing through city streets.
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What’s So Great About Toyota Cars?

Toyota has a serious reputation. But how have Toyota cars drawn such a massive following of loyal customers year after year? Both new and used Toyotas are some of the most sold cars around. So what’s so great about Toyota cars? Key areas like reliability and a high resale value earn awards for models like …

A photo of the Mazda3 outdoors.
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Forget About the 2021 Toyota Corolla, Buy a Mazda3 Instead

If you’re in the market for a 2021 Toyota Corolla and you haven’t given the 2021 Mazda3 a look, you’re doing yourself a disservice. While previous generations of the Mazda were plastic-filled, noisy, and uncomfortable machines, the newest generation is a major leap forward. The Toyota Corolla is a great machine, offering tons of safety …

A red 2021 Toyota GR Yaris slides on a track
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Let’s Hope the Corolla Hot Hatch Is as Cool as the Toyota GR Yaris

Here in the US, the Yaris hatchback serves—or rather, served—as Toyota’s cheapest car. But its strengths don’t include performance. So Gazoo Racing, the Japanese automaker’s performance division, stepped in to correct that. In doing so, it created the Toyota GR Yaris, an all-wheel-drive throwback to the brand’s rally days. It’s not coming to the US—but …

Grey sporty 2017 Honda Civic parked outside of a brick building.
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Best Used Small Cars For Around $15,000

For the right blend of comfort, practicality, and efficiency, a compact car makes the most sense. Compact cars are among the most affordable options to purchase new. But to save even more, buying used is the way to go. To help you with your search, we’ve gathered five of the best small cars you can buy used for around $15,000 – …

The 2018 Toyota Tacoma driving down a dirt road. Perfect used truck
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People Just Can’t Stop Buying Toyotas

Toyota is the world’s largest carmaker, followed closely by the Volkswagen Group and Hyundai. Aside from sheer volume, the secret to Toyota’s success is its unusually high brand loyalty. A recent study by J.D. Power found that the brand’s owners are most likely going to buy another as their next vehicle purchase. The result is …

Toyota models outside of a dealership
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What Is Toyota’s Best-Selling Vehicle?

It seems like each car brand is stepping up its game with each new year. Even so, Toyota remains as drivers’ first choice for a reliable car. Toyota has an impressive portfolio, but you might be wondering, what is Toyota’s best-selling vehicle? Toyota’s best-selling vehicle of 2020 might surprise you Toyota vehicles are among the most popular options in …

a Celestite 2020 Toyota Corolla XSE parked in the city in front of a red brick wall
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The Toyota Corolla Has a Soul After All

It’s no secret that Toyota cars have been called dull or boring. Toyotas are practical. They are cars to get you from one place to another. But they aren’t exactly trying to be fun or have boisterous personalities. They are rock solid appliances that you can rely on. But that doesn’t mean that a Toyota …

a white 2020 Toyota Corolla at speed on a scenic road
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The 2020 Toyota Corolla XSE Is Still Just a Car

After spending time with the 2020 Toyota Corolla XSE––needless to say––I have some opinions. Blue stitching on the interior? Yes, please. My Sons loved that detail. The exterior styling is without a doubt the best that a Toyota Corolla sedan has ever looked. It’s more modern and edgy with an interesting grille and nice 18-inch …

2021 Toyota Corolla Apex
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The 2021 Toyota Corolla Apex Didn’t Live up To the Hype

A special edition of the Toyota Corolla will be available for 2021. Called the Corolla Apex, it offers a sportier version of the popular car and is developed around the SE and XSE trim levels. Unfortunately, not everyone loves the car. The Roadshow by CNET review of the new 2021 Toyota Corolla Apex was not …

2021 Toyota Corolla Apex
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These Are the Best 2021 Models Under $30,000

According to Car and Driver, there are some pretty great values to be had in the 2021 model year. The folks over there put together this awesome list of the best 2021 models under $30,000. If you are looking for a new car that won’t break the bank, there is a great chance you’ll find …

2021 Hyundai Elantra front grille close detail
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2021 Hyundai Elantra: Love It or Hate It, It’s Different Than the Civic or Corolla

Sometimes automakers compete by enhancing features and injecting new options into already popular styles of their models. In the case of the 2021 Hyundai Elantra, the designers took a different route. They didn’t just improve the options list for the Elantra. They went back to the drawing board entirely and broke the mold with this sedan’s redesign. It …

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The 2021 Toyota Corolla Might Surprise You

The Toyota Corolla is a benchmark Toyota car. Now, we have the 2021 Toyota Corolla presenting with some new trims, or ‘grades,’ as the Toyota press videos call them. There is an all-new special edition called the Apex, as well as the spunky hot hatch Corolla. In fact, with a reputation for being a basic …

2020 Toyota Corolla XSE

How Long Will a Toyota Corolla Last?

Pick a year, any year, and reviews for the Toyota Corolla are about the same. The Toyota Corolla consistently earns praise for being a comfortable and practical compact sedan. And as you already know, the Corolla is one of the most dependable cars you can buy. But how long will a Corolla last you? The Toyota Corolla can last …