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Toyota Highlander Years to Avoid: There Are Less Than You Think
The Toyota Highlander is one of the most popular SUVs in the United States, and it only has a few years you should avoid getting.
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Serena Aburahma
Sep 16, 2021
The Stars of the Nation's Most Iconic Car Commercials
Throughout the years, car companies have made their commercials funnier, sweeter, and so on to try to have the most effective advertisement. One of the biggest ways car insurance companies have done this is by having celebrities promote the brand in their commercials.
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Serena Aburahma
Sep 16, 2021
The 2 Best Cars of the Year According to iSeeCars
iSeeCars has a car ranking system that uses several factors to evaluate cars and give them a score. With this technology, iSeeCars has determined what the two best cars of 2021 are.
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Serena Aburahma
Sep 14, 2021
What's Toyota's Problem With Electric Vehicles?
Toyota has been one of the top automakers in the world for years now. So why is Toyota so reluctant to embrace the electric car?
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Alex Healey
Sep 11, 2021
The 2021 Toyota Sequoia Gives You the Power of a Truck With the Room of an SUV
The 2021 Toyota Sequoia is built on the Tundra platform. It delivers power, space, and comfort–and some drawbacks–but still scored high with Consumer Reports.
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Genevieve Fraser
Sep 22, 2021
The Original Toyota Highlander Shared a Platform With a Surprising Car
The Toyota Highlander is one of the most popular SUVs on the market. Discover which small car shared a platform with the original Toyota Highlander.
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Alex Healey
Sep 07, 2021
Lego Replicated a Toyota Supra—And It Drives
Lego amazingly made an exact replica of a Toyota Supra. The process took thousands of hours, and not only does it look like the actual Toyota Supra beside it, the Lego version can drive too!
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Serena Aburahma
Sep 05, 2021
Toyota Could Be up to Some Shady Behind the Scenes Dealings to Slow EV Growth
Toyota has been accused of trying to slow electric vehicle adoption. Toyota's CEO, Akio Toyoda, said that EVs are overhyped.
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Jane Lu
Aug 31, 2021
Toyota Hypercar Dominates Le Mans 24 Hour Race
Toyota’s new hypercar, the GR010 Hybrid, secured a 1-2 finish at the Le Mans 24 Hour Race. This is why it matters.
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Alex Healey
Aug 30, 2021
Toyota's Complicated Relationship With the Taliban
Toyota claims to make the most reliable and fuel-efficient trucks and SUVs. Unfortunately, the Taliban agrees.
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Alex Healey
Aug 30, 2021
Toyota T100: Why Toyota’s Full-Size Truck Failed
From a brand that has long been hailed for its reliability, the Toyota T100 fell short. Thankfully its successor, the Tundra, didn’t.
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Genevieve Fraser
Aug 29, 2021
The Toyota Echo Was a Rare Miss for the Company
Typically well-loved by consumers for its reliable vehicles, Toyota made an uncharacteristic flub of the Echo.
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Genevieve Fraser
Aug 27, 2021
4 Best High-Tech Cars With Great Performance for 2021
Ford, Toyota, and Porsche have each released some vehicles with great performance and a long list of high-tech features.
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Jane Lu
Aug 26, 2021
What Is the Toyota Highlander’s Towing Capacity?
The Toyota Highlander offers good towing capacity across its three trims, with the XLE maxing out the options at 5,000 pounds.
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Genevieve Fraser
Aug 24, 2021
Recall Alert: A Faulty Fuel Pump in the Toyota Yaris Could Leave You High and Dry
Toyota has added 31,000 Yarises to a growing fuel pump recall. What do Yaris owners need to do to stay safe?
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Andrew Koole
Aug 21, 2021
2021 Toyota Highlander: Consumer Reports Struggled to Find Drawbacks
The 2021 Toyota Highlander won high praise from Consumer Reports. Is it the right model for you and your family?
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Andrew Koole
Aug 18, 2021
The Toyota Avalon Will Be Gone After 2022
With the rise of the family-friendly SUV-era, sedans aren’t in high demand like they used to be, and Toyota will no longer be producing new Avalons.
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Brandon Moore
Aug 14, 2021
Toyota Temporarily Suspends Production in Thailand
With large COVID outbreaks occurring in Thailand, Toyota decided to temporarily suspend their operations in the region. This is expected to affect their exports.
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Brandon Moore
Aug 06, 2021
Do Toyotas Break Down a Lot?
Toyota has always had a reputation for reliability and building cars that last a long time. But, no matter how reliable a car is, you still have to take care of it to make it last.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 06, 2021
Toyota Had a Forgotten Sub-Brand Before Scion
Before Scion, Toyota had Project Genesis, a sub-brand dedicated to young drivers. Project Genesis focused on small and sporty cars.
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Jane Lu
Aug 02, 2021
Japanese Automakers Come Together for EV Project
Toyota, Isuzu, and Hino have started working together through their CJP Technologies Corporation in order to better their EV technology and improve EVs in Japan.
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Jane Lu
Aug 01, 2021
Toyota Has the Best-Selling Car of All Time
Toyota has the world’s best-selling car of all time with the Toyota Corolla. The car boasts impressive stats, features, and reliability, making it particularly favorable.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Jul 28, 2021
U.S. News Thinks the Best Toyota Vehicle of 2021 Is the Camry
U.S. News ranked the 2021 Toyota Camry on the top of its list of best new Toyota vehicles. The Camry offers great quality and value.
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Jane Lu
Jul 29, 2021
You Could Win a New Toyota Tacoma Through a Mobile App
Toyota is offering a lease on their 2021 Toyota Tacoma as a prize in a mobile app, a promotional offer in partnership with Concacaf to advertise the Gold Cup soccer tourney.
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Brandon Moore
Jul 31, 2021
Toyota Built a Hydrogen Race Car
Toyota’s new Mirai is an eco-friendly hydrogen-fueled race car that keeps up in a greener world demanding lower emissions, which could mean good things for the racing industry.
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Brandon Moore
Sep 22, 2021
Toyota Tops the List of Fastest-Selling Cars for June 2021
The 2021 Toyota RAV4 was the fastest-selling new car for June 2021, overtaking the Mercedes-Benz G-class. The RA4V took just 9.5 days on average to sell.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Jul 21, 2021
Toyota Donates Cars to Auto Technology Programs in Kentucky
With electric vehicles becoming more common, there is an increased demand for EV repair. Toyota has donated cars to auto programs in Kentucky to help.
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Jane Lu
Jul 19, 2021
Paul Walker's Beloved Toyota Supra From 'Fast & Furious' Just Sold for an Outrageous Amount
Cars from the “Fast and Furious” franchise are heavily modified and popular among fans of the movies but expensive to get your hands on. The Toyota Supra featured in the films just sold for $550,000.
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Jane Lu
Jul 28, 2021
This Brand Makes up Majority of Cars on List of Vehicles That Can Run 200,000 Miles or More
Toyota models make up seven out of 15 cars on the list of vehicles that can reach 200,000 miles or more based on a study from 2019. This includes the Toyota Tacoma, 4runner, Land Cruiser, Highlander Hybrid, Avalon, Tundra, and Sequoia.
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Jane Lu
Jul 05, 2021
4 Vehicles That Can Go For 200,000 Miles or More
The Toyota Land Cruiser, Toyota Sequoia, Ford Expedition, and Chevrolet Suburban are four vehicles that can hit and even surpass 200,000 miles.
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Jane Lu
Sep 22, 2021

All Questions on Toyota

What is the penalty for driving without car insurance in Oregon?
I have a 2015 Toyota 4Runner and feel I pay way too much for car insurance. What happens if I let my policy lapse?
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Sophie Newman
Aug 03, 2021
Does AWD cost more to insure than other cars?
I've heard that getting an AWD car costs more to ensure than 2WD. Is this true?
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Eric Schad
Aug 03, 2021
Is all-wheel drive worth the added expense?
I've read that all-wheel drive (AWD) can add quite a bit to the final price of a car. Is it worth the added expense?
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Eric Schad
Aug 03, 2021
Should I finance through Bank of America or Toyota Financial?
I'm going to buy a Toyota Corolla, but I need to finance part of the sale price. Should I finance through Bank of America or Toyota Financial. Which one is the better option?
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Eric Schad
Aug 02, 2021
What maintenance should be done every 50,000 miles on a car?
I just got a 2017 Toyota Camry and it's at 45,000 miles. What maintenance do I need to get done soon?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 29, 2021
What maintenance does a car need at 100,000 miles?
I recently purchased a 2011 Toyota Camry with 96,000 miles already on it. Since it's coming up on 100,000, what maintenance will I need to do?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 29, 2021
What do I do if my Toyota RAV4 ran out of gas on the side of the highway?
I'm stuck on a (relatively rural) highway and my RAV4 ran out of fuel. What should I do?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
Can you get a car key replaced even if it's not the original key?
I have a 2004 Toyota and I don't have the original key. Will they be able to replace the key even if it's a copy?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
What do I do if I locked my keys in a Toyota Camry?
How do I get keys out of a locked car? I left my keys in the backseat when I was removing groceries.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 22, 2021
What do I put for annual mileage on my Toyota Corolla?
How do I estimate mileage for insurance purposes? I mainly use my car to commute to and from work, but occasionally I take long trips.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 03, 2021
What factors should I consider when purchasing insurance for a Toyota RAV4?
"What elements should I keep in mind when shopping for car insurance policies? I need to buy insurance and register my car in Indiana, but I'm not sure where to begin."
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Sophie Newman
Jul 28, 2021
How much does car insurance for one month for a Toyota Camry cost?
"How much will insurance cost in Tennessee? I need to purchase insurance for a 2006 Camry."
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Sophie Newman
Jul 28, 2021
Does insurance cover a damaged engine?
"Can I submit a claim to my insurance for hitting a pothole and damaging the engine on my 2008 Toyota 4Runner?"
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Emily Maracle
Jul 27, 2021
What can I do if I financed a Toyota RAV4 for 14.99%, and I'm already upside-down?
"I rushed into a car loan for a Toyota RAV4. Now I pay 14.99% interest on a $14,000 loan. I'm upside-down on the loan, and I won't break even for around 30 months. What can I do to fix this issue?"
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Eric Schad
Jun 17, 2021
How much insurance should I carry on my 2007 Toyota Highlander?
"I currently carry the state minimums in California. I own a house, but don't have any other assets. Should I raise my coverage limits? Is there a better amount to carry?"
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Emily Maracle
Jul 27, 2021
How do you know what car will be the most affordable?
"I'm either getting a Honda Civic Type R or a Toyota Supra as my first car. It'll be in my dad's name, but I'll be driving it. I'll be responsible for the insurance and gas. Which one will be cheaper?"
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Emily Maracle
Jul 27, 2021
If I'm unhappy with the repairs on my Toyota Camry, what should I do?
"I took my car to the repair shop, using the money from my insurance company, but I'm not happy with the job they did. What are my options?"
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Sophie Newman
Jul 26, 2021
If my 2010 Toyota RAV4's engine runs well, should I sell the car to buy a new one?
"I want to get a new car, but my 2010 Toyota RAV4 is still reliable. The car I want costs $28,000. I make $60,000, and, because I live at home, my monthly expenses are only $500. Should I sell my car and buy a new one?"
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Eric Schad
Jun 07, 2021
Can I get a car loan for a Toyota 4Runner with a 750 credit score and $5,500 down?
"I want to purchase a Toyota 4Runner for $12,000. I have $5,500 for a down payment and a credit score of 750. I currently make about $42,000 a year. Will I get approved for a car loan?"
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Eric Schad
Jun 07, 2021
Should I finance a used Toyota Corolla to help boost my credit score?
"My credit score is 640, and I want to increase it. To do this, I was thinking of buying a used Toyota Corolla for about $7,000. I have $5,000 for a down payment, so I'd only need $2,000 for the loan. Should I do this to help boost my credit score?"
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Eric Schad
Jun 07, 2021
What would the difference in insurance rates be between a Toyota Corolla and a Ford Focus?
"I'm 16 and an honor student. I'm going to be getting a new car. Would a Toyota Corolla or a Ford Focus be cheaper to insure?"
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Emily Maracle
Jul 26, 2021
Can a dealership cancel an auto loan after letting me drive off with a Toyota Highlander?
"A dealership said I could finance a new Toyota Highlander with a trade-in and $1,000 down. Then I got a call that said the lender can't do the deal unless I put $2,000 down. I didn't want to negotiate, so I let the problem go. A month later, I get a letter saying my financing is canceled. Can an auto dealership do this?"
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Eric Schad
May 21, 2021
Can I get auto insurance on the same day that I'm getting my new Toyota Sienna?
The dealership says I'll need to provide proof of insurance when I pick up my van. What would be a good company? Can I get insurance on the day that I'm able to pick up my van?
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Emily Maracle
May 21, 2021
Can you help me figure out the right insurance coverage for my Toyota RAV4?
"I'm trying to figure out my auto insurance coverage and I don't know which limits to choose. Should I go with enough to cover my net worth or assets? How much would be enough to cover medical bills?"
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Emily Maracle
May 19, 2021
Why do I need full coverage on a Toyota 4Runner that's over a decade old?
My husband and I have a 2009 Toyota 4Runner. We've been told that we should keep full coverage on it. I feel like it's a waste of money based on the cost. We don't have a large amount of savings.
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Emily Maracle
May 17, 2021
Why does my older Camry cost more for insurance than my newer Camry?
While I was looking at my Allstate policy, I noticed that the premium for my 2016 Toyota Camry is more than for my 2019 Toyota Camry. They both have the same coverage. How is this possible?
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Shannon Martin
May 12, 2021
Can I get loan/lease payoff coverage for a used Toyota?
I want to finance a used 2019 Toyota Camry. I also want to protect myself financially in case the car is totaled. Would I be able to get loan/lease payoff coverage?
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Shannon Martin
May 06, 2021
Is a 15% interest rate too high for a car loan on a certified pre-owned 2016 Toyota 4Runner?
I'm buying a certified pre-owned Toyota 4Runner, and I have $5,000 to put down. My credit score is only about 660. The dealership wants to charge me 15% interest on a 60-month loan. Is this too high?
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Eric Schad
May 05, 2021
What should I do if I get into an accident with a leased Toyota Sienna?
I am leasing a Toyota Sienna and it was hit in a parking lot. My insurance carrier is MetLife and I also have gap insurance. Who should I contact?
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Emily Maracle
May 03, 2021
Does a new 2020 Toyota Corolla need gap insurance?
My sales rep at the dealership said that I got a really good deal and didn't need to buy gap insurance. Is this true? Should I assume that the value of my Corolla isn't going to depreciate below what I owe on my loan?
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Emily Maracle
May 03, 2021

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