2020 Toyota Highlander
Crossover & Midsize

How Safe Is the Toyota Highlander?

Automaker Toyota is known today for designing some of the most dependable and technologically-advanced vehicles on the market. The Highlander is one of Toyota’s flagship SUVs, offering space, economy, and Toyota’s expected menagerie of safety and tech features. But how safe is the Toyota Highlander? How the Toyota Highlander performs on safety tests Though it’s too …

2020 Toyota RAV4
Crossover & Midsize

How Safe Is the Toyota RAV4?

The Toyota RAV4 ranks highly in safety ratings among compact SUVs. The vehicle has a long list of innovative safety features that have earned it some of the highest safety awards in the vehicle’s class. Standard Safety Features Of the Toyota RAV4 Toyota has a reputation for manufacturing some of the safest vehicles on the …

The Toyota 4Runner on display at the 108th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

How Safe Is the Toyota 4Runner?

The 2020 Toyota 4Runner is a rugged, venerable midsize SUV that has been in production since the early ’80s. For good or for bad, this off-roader has seen relatively few major changes in recent years. But is the Toyota 4Runner up to date on safety? The IIHS and NHTSA, two important automotive safety organizations, have …

The Toyota 4Runner displayed at the Annual Chicago Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

How Reliable Is the Toyota 4Runner?

Toyota is a brand that consistently receives praise for its reliability. It recently ranked third on Consumer Reports’ list of top 10 automakers that make the most reliable cars. But does that sterling reputation apply to all vehicles in the carmaker’s lineup, even the ones that haven’t been updated all that much?  One example we’re …

Jeep Gladiator Rubicon vs. Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro towing tug-of-war
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Toyota Tacoma-Jeep Gladiator Tug-Of-War Shows What These Towing Videos Actually Prove

Ever since Tesla showed its Cybertruck pulling an F-150 uphill, towing tug-of-war videos have surged in popularity. One YouTube team even attempted a Tesla-Ford rematch and highlighted how difficult it is to compare ICE trucks with electric ones. But are tests like this actually useful, or pure publicity stunts? Recently, Edmunds.com took two popular off-road …

Honda vehicles for sale at a dealership
Cars

Best Used Cars Under $15,000

Shopping for a used car makes a lot of sense in this day and age. You’ll save money on car insurance, registration, and taxes, and you won’t have to worry about depreciation, which is the loss in a car’s value over time. It also makes sense because cars are more reliable than ever; many have …

A 2020 Honda CR-V on display at an auto show.
Hybrids & Electrics

Best 2020 SUVs For Fuel Economy

Hybrids and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) have continued to advance giving greater economy than in their early days. Some manufacturers are doubling down on all-electric vehicles essentially abandoning hybrids. But, there are a lot of reasons to go for a hybrid SUV, not the least of which is the range you get and the …

2020 Toyota RAV4
Crossover & Midsize

Does the Toyota RAV4 Have Apple CarPlay?

For iPhone users, Apple CarPlay is now a much-coveted feature for a truly modern driving experience. The Apple CarPlay system lets drivers connect with their phones while driving. You can take calls, send voice-to-text messages, and use navigation apps — safely, securely, and seamlessly.  And when it comes to technology, Toyota is one car company …