Category Archives: Hybrid Vehicles

2020 Prius Prime on a trail carrying outdoor sporting goods

What’s the difference between Prius and Prius Prime?

Toyota Prius and Prius Prime: What’s the Difference?

Toyota is one of the forerunners of the hybrid vehicle movement. The Prius itself is one of the most recognizable hybrid vehicles. So, when Toyota has another vehicle in the Prius lineup called the Prius Prime, is it a completely different vehicle? Is it just a trim?

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2020 Prius on a rainy street

What Toyota Hybrid gets the best gas mileage?

2020 Toyota Hybrid Model Fuel Economy Comparison

If you’re interested in excellent fuel economy, then a Toyota Hybrid is the way to go. However, Toyota has a lot of hybrid models. Each has its appeal. Each has some strengths that make it a great choice for the right buyer.

We’ve listed out all the Toyota Hybrid models below. Find the one that you’ve had your eye on and compare it to other hybrid models. You’ll be able to see what Toyota Hybrid gets the best gas mileage. Read the rest of this entry >>

2020 Corolla stick shift

Do manuals get better gas mileage?

Manuals vs Automatics: Which Are More Efficient?

One of the things that stick shifts have historically had over their automatic counterparts is better gas mileage. And while that difference may have been much more pronounced in the early years of automatic transmissions, a lot has changed and evolved over the years. If you’re looking to save money on fuel, should you get a vehicle with a manual transmission?

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RAV4 Hybrid on production line at TMMK

Where is the 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid made?

2020 RAV4 Hybrid Begins Production in Kentucky

For many, where a car is made is important. For some, it’s the novelty of experiencing different cultures. Owning a foreign car in a domestic market is a great conversation starter and a way to expand one’s horizons. Others may want to support the domestic market, wishing to contribute to a robust economy or support local industry. Or maybe you don’t think about it at all.

Whatever your reasons, people like knowing where their cars are made. So, that begs the question…

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keys hanging on hook in dealership

Is buying a used Toyota hybrid a good idea?

How to Buy a Used Toyota Hybrid

You may have come across internet posts or articles that warn against buying a used hybrid vehicle because the hybrid battery is built to last only a few years. Usually it’s a super small number like 2-3 years, 5 if the writer is being generous. The story usually involves an unlucky buyer that goes to a dealership or a private buyer, gets what they think to be a good deal, only for the hybrid battery to go kaput almost immediately afterwards. Some of these stories are true, no doubt. Which can leave potential buyers wondering…

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Three 2020 RAV4 hyrbids lined up outside of modernist house

Which 2020 Toyota models are hybrids?

The Full Toyota Hybrid List

Hybrid technology has evolved considerably over the years, making hybrid vehicles better for the environment and better for your wallet. The benefits are incredibly drastic for anyone who does a decent amount of city driving. For those that live in urban areas, hybrids should be at the top of your list when looking to get a new vehicle. With hybrid gas mileage almost doubling that of normal combustion engines, it’s a no-brainer.

So then, hybrids are great. But which 2020 Toyota models are hybrids? Read the rest of this entry >>

2021 Toyota RAV4 Plug-in Hybrid Exterior Driver Side Front Profile

Watch 2021 Toyota RAV4 Plug-in Hybrid Unveiled Live Online

There has been a ton of exciting news surrounding the 2020 model year lineup for Toyota this year, but we just recently received what is probably the most exciting news since the announcement of the Supra’s legendary return. There’s going to be a 2021 Toyota RAV4 Plug-in Hybrid! Not only will this a new fuel-efficient and electrified option to the lineup, but it will actually be the most powerful RAV4 model yet, according to the brand. The vehicle will make its debut at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show on November 20th next month, but you’ll be able to watch it be unveiled live online right here on this blog, so bookmark it and remember to come back at showtime! Read the rest of this entry >>

2019 Toyota Prius c Exterior Driver Side Profile

Will there be a 2020 Toyota Prius c?

Nearly a decade ago, Toyota introduced the Aqua to the world at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. Outside of Japan, the Toyota Aqua is known as the Toyota Prius c. For the past nine years, the Prius c has been a stalwart member of the Prius family. Its urban-inspired package was the perfect member of the family for city driving, with its subcompact size but surprising amount of space and incredibly city fuel economy. But, with the Prius v being discontinued recently, many have been curious… will there be a 2020 Toyota Prius c? Read the rest of this entry >>