2020 Toyota RAV4 Interior Driveway Test

The latest Toyota RAV4 was designed and engineered to be more evocative of an SUV. Part of that can be seen inside, where there is less of an uber-practical parent-mobile vibe. The center console is higher and there are rugged-ish rubber surfaces on door pulls and knobs. Instead of fake wood or metal to create the fleeting impression of a luxury vehicle, Toyota instead utilizes different color trim, stitching or upholstery accents to add some visual differentiation. In the RAV4 Hybrid shown here, you can see blue bits and pieces. 

In short, I’m a big fan of the 2020 Toyota RAV4 interior. Aesthetically, it’s distinctive without trying too hard, and the quality is high for this segment. Functionally, it just works. You get in and everything is readily at hand, partly because of that higher center console. Readily within sight is the touchscreen that looks bigger than its 8-inches

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More versatile 2021 Toyota Sienna unveiled

Gone are the days when the minivan was the epitome of “uncool.” With frontrunners in the segment such as the Honda Odyssey and Kia Grand Carnival offering plenty of modern style, tech and conveniences, soccer moms (and even dads) will no longer find themselves ashamed to get behind the wheel of today’s versions of these family haulers.

Toyota further adds to the case of the desirable minivan with the recent unveiling of the 2021 Toyota Sienna, a stylish all-new hybrid eight-seater that looks poised to become the leader in its class.

The 2021 Toyota Sienna marks the beginning of the vehicle’s fourth generation after the nine-year run of the previous one. Built completely new from the ground up, there’s a lot of new stuff to process in the Sienna’s latest version, but none more important than the introduction of the single hybrid powertrain option with a class leading

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2021 Toyota Sienna hybrid minivan revealed with photos, specs, details

There’s a new minivan on the block. It’s the 2021 Toyota Sienna, and the van is totally new from the ground up. Toyota hasn’t given us a fresh new Sienna since the current-generation hit the roads for the 2011 model year, so this one is a long time coming. The big news here is the single hybrid powertrain choice Toyota is introducing to the new Sienna. There will be no gas-only option, and there will be no PHEV “Prime” option either.

We’ll get into powertrain specifics in a second, but the Sienna’s new design inside and out is another huge change. Toyota describes it as a minivan with SUV styling characteristics. One look at RAV4 sales is all you need to know why Toyota wanted to make the Sienna remind people of SUVs. Still, the traditional minivan shape is still very much intact with the short hood and long

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2021 Toyota Venza hybrid crossover revealed with photos, specs, details

The Toyota Venza is back, but it’s not the same Venture Monza vehicle it was when Toyota discontinued the car-like crossover after the 2015 model year. Instead, the 2021 Toyota Venza is much more SUV-like, and it’s only going to be sold in hybrid form. Measuring in at 186.6 inches in total length, the new Venza aligns itself with mid-size two-row crossovers like the Ford Edge, Honda Passport and Chevy Blazer. Though, it is on the shorter side (by about half of a foot) when compared to all of its future competitors.

Toyota has chosen to go with a highly stylized and sharp design for the Venza, mirroring the approach of others in this segment. There’s some Highlander in there, but the aggression has been turned up a few notches. The Venza shares plenty with other Toyotas, as it rides on the TNGA-K platform that underpins vehicles like

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