Category Archives: Hybrid Vehicles

empty gas station at night

Does the Camry Hybrid or Corolla Hybrid get better mpg?

Fuel Economy Comparison: 2021 Camry Hybrid vs 2021 Corolla Hybrid

Here at Arlington Toyota in Palatine, IL, we get a lot of questions about fuel economy. Which makes sense. People want to know which vehicles are going to save them the most money in the long run. One of the most common comparisons we get asked is the Camry Hybrid versus the Corolla Hybrid. Which hybrid model is better?

Does the Camry Hybrid or the Corolla Hybrid get more mpg?

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The front and side view of a man getting into a dark red 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

How Fuel-Efficient is the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid?

Fuel Efficiency Specs Inside the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Being more environmentally conscious can have benefits on your own wallet – namely at the gas pump. The latest hybrid models are a great way to reduce fuel costs while getting the performance out of a family vehicle. One such model that can provide this is the 2021 Toyota Highlander. But how fuel-efficient is the hybrid model? At Arlington Toyota, we look into its specifications and features to provide the answer below:

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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 >>