Toyota’s name is synonymous with reliability, practicality, and dependability. Therefore, whether your Toyota vehicle is a truck, SUV, sedan, or sports car, you can rest assured that you can depend on it. Here are some of the best Toyota models for the 2021 model year and why Consumer Reports rated all these cars so highly.
The 2021 Camry is one of Toyota’s most well-known cars
The 2021 Toyota Camry has been the undeniable star of Toyota’s line-up in almost every model year. Ranked as the top vehicle in the midsized car line by Consumer Reports — the 2021 Camry beat the likes of the 2021 Honda Accord, the Subaru Legacy, Volkswagen Passat, and more for the top spot.
Some advantages of the 2021 Camry include its comfortable ride, excellent fuel economy, great braking, user-friendly controls, and great safety features.
Furthermore, the 2021 Camry was also awarded a top score for predicted reliability. Some flaws listed by Consumer Reports include its short height, unpleasant engine sound, its transmission’s smoothness, and difficult phone pairing.
The 2021 Toyota Corolla is always a solid choice
Second to only the 2021 Nissan Sentra, the 2021 Toyota Corolla is the second highest-rated compact car by Consumer Reports. The 2021 Corolla scored an impressive full score for reliability, just like the 2021 Camry, and an excellent 4/5 for predicted owner satisfaction.
Consumer Reports praised the 2021 Corolla for its smooth ride, user-friendly controls, great fuel economy, and standard safety features. Unfortunately, the 2021 Corolla didn’t perform as well when it came to its acceleration, limited rear space, and limited cargo space.
The 2021 Prius remains an excellent value
The 2021 Toyota Prius is another Toyota car that sits at the top of its class. Scoring an impressive 80/100 overall in Consumer Report’s review, the 2021 Prius received full scores for both predicted reliability and owner satisfaction. The 2021 Prius was even rated as Consumer Reports most reliable brand-new car.
Getting a phenomenal estimated 52 mpg, Consumer Reports loved the 2021 Prius’ fuel economy. In addition to its fuel economy, another advantage common among other Toyota models is that the 2021 Prius comes standard with advanced safety features.
Other advantages listed are the Prius’ versatility and all-wheel drive availability. Some disadvantages listed include limited rear visibility, unimpressive acceleration, and unintuitive controls and displays.
The 2021 Toyota Avalon is an often overlook, but great car
Yet another Toyota vehicle winning the top spot in its class, the Toyota Avalon scored an impressive 88/100 in Consumer Reports review. Although it strayed from fellow Toyota vehicles by scoring a 3/5 for predicted reliability, it did have a full score for predicted owner satisfaction. Furthermore, the 2021 Avalon scored a stunning 93/100 on its road test.
Just like most of the other Toyota vehicles mentioned, the 2021 Avalon has impressive fuel economy and user-friendly controls. In addition to this, the 2021 Avalon boasts great ride comfort and a luxurious, roomy interior.
Just like the 2021 Camry, a disadvantage listed by Consumer Reports is the 2021 Avalon’s low stance.
The 2021 Supra is a joy to drive
The 2021 Toyota Supra is Toyota’s entry into the sports car over $40,000 line-up. The 2021 Supra scored lower than other Toyota models on this list as the third-best vehicle in its class according to Consumer Reports.
Furthermore, like the 2021 Avalon, it only scored a 3/5 when it came to predicted reliability. However, it still scored an impressive 83/100 overall and a 91/100 on the road test.
The 2021 Supra strayed even more from other Toyota models when it comes to its advantages and disadvantages. Some advantages include its acceleration, transmission, handling, and braking- all of which help make it a great sports car.
Its disadvantages include access, visibility, and ride comfort. Some disadvantages shared with other Toyota vehicles include the Supra’s engine noise and unintuitive controls.
Toyota has a great line-up of cars for 2021
The 2021 Toyota line-up had impressive ratings overall and scored high scores for reliability. Although some Toyota models shared minor disadvantages when it came to acceleration and unintuitive controls, it is clear to see that Consumer Reports rates the 2021 Toyota line very highly.
This same sentiment is shared by other critics. For example, Car and Driver. also praises Toyota vehicless for reliability and dependability, the 2021 Supra won a place on Car and Driver’s 10 Best list. Furthermore, Toyota had also been awarded J.D. Power awards for performance and quality.