Toyota manufactures reliable cars with high gas mileage and affordable prices. The new Toyota lineup maintains the quality they’re known for, and the new features they’re adding may make it worth taking the leap into a new model.
The Yaris is a compact vehicle that’s perfect for anyone’s first car. It has a low starting MSRP of $15,250 for the 3-Door L model and gets high gas mileage at 30 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway. The Yaris comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense that has a pre-collision system, lane departure alerts, and automatic high beams during exceptionally dark nights. It also comes with technology features such as Bluetooth connectivity, HD Radio technology, USB ports, and steering wheel-mounted controls.
Year after year, the Corolla has been ranked as one of the most reliable cars anyone can buy. The starting MSRP is $18,500 for the L model, making it great for even a student’s budget. The gas mileage is also high at 28 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway. Like the Yaris, it comes with Toyota Safety Sense, but it has more safety features such as dynamic cruise control and pedestrian detection. The technology features of the Corolla include a backup camera and voice recognition with steering wheel controls. It also has Entune Audio that has USB ports, auxiliary audio jack, and a 6.1-inch touchscreen display.
The Camry is the larger version of the Corolla and is just as reliable. It has a slightly higher MSRP for the LE model of $23,070 compared to the Corolla, but you get more space for the increase in price. The estimated fuel economy is 24 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. The Camry comes loaded with technology features like 6.1-in. touch-screen display, MP3/WMA playback capability, six speakers, auxiliary audio jack, USB port with iPod connectivity, advanced voice recognition, Bluetooth capabilities, and Siri Eyes Free with integrated backup camera display. Hybrid LE versions are also available for an MSRP of $26,790 and boost fuel economy to 42 mpg in the city.
If you’re in the market for a family vehicle, you can pick up the 2017 Toyota Sienna for a starting MSRP of $32,540 for the LE model. It has an all-new powertrain that improves horsepower, acceleration, and fuel economy, with an EPA-estimated 19 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway. It has plenty of safety systems to protect you and your family, like the Star Safety System that includes enhanced vehicle stability control, traction control, anti-lock brake system, electronic brake-force distribution, brake assist, and smart stop technology. Other technology features include a 7-inch touch-screen radio, standard backup camera, and Bluetooth connectivity.
The Tacoma is a smaller truck, but it’s plenty strong to get the heaviest of jobs done. It has a starting MSRP of $24,120 for the SR model and an estimated fuel economy of 19 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway. The 3.5-liter engine can tow up to 3,500 lbs. or carry a payload of up to 1,175 lbs. Other features that come with the Tacoma includes the Entune Audio system that has 6.1-in. touch-screen display, six speakers, auxiliary audio jack, USB ports, advanced voice recognition, Bluetooth connectivity, Siri Eyes Free, and integrated backup camera display.
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