It is quit common to spot Toyota cars almost everywhere nowadays to realize just how Toyota is major player in the automotive industry. In fact, Toyota company is considered as one of the largest automotive manufacturer in the world after it surpassed the 10 million car production per year, whereas up to date it has manufactured over 200 million cars since its inception. Although, the price of most Toyota cars are quit fair compared to other manufacturers, the delivery of Toyota made cars are up to par making it competitive just like any other vehicles on the road.
Perhaps one the most owned vehicle brand in the 21st century is the Toyota Corolla. Regarded as one the best selling cars in the world since 1974, the Toyota Corolla has been in the market for the past 40 years and over 40 million units of the brand have been sold up to date. The fuel efficiency is quit economic depending the generation model and year of release. The latest Toyota corolla models that have been released after 2012 utilize an average of 3.03 litres of fuel per 100 kilometers. A CVT transmission enables all wheel drive system, although some model only support front wheels. The petrol tank of recent Toyota Corolla models can be distinguished by 1.3 litre, 1.5 litre and 1.8 litre four cylinder engines. The latest 2013-2015 Toyota Corolla models boosts between 132 to 140 horsepower and its design is best suited for a highway performance.
The Toyota Sienna is another production brand that is highly acknowledged as a family minivan. Although the brand has only been in the market since 1997, it is slowly gaining popularity especially due to its interior design. In fact, it is rated as one of the safest mini van and it is the only model in its class to incorporate all wheel drive system. Some of the most notable safety features included in Toyota Sienna include traction control, brake assist, anti-lock brakes, tire pressure monitor and airbags in all three rows. The latest version of Toyota Sienna also comes with an electric power steering, display navigation system, pre-collision system and 180 degree panoramic view and an automatic high-beam dimmer. Matter fact, Toyota Sienna is the only mini van in North America that includes an AWD drivetrain.
The ultimate Toyota sport utility vehicle must be the 4Runner model which is specially designed to drive in harsh environment conditions as well as smooth roads. Like the name implies, �4Runner’ is a usually a 4 wheel drive vehicle with the latest model including a 4 speed and 5 speed automatic transmission. The 2014 model comes with 4 litre V6 engine with a weight of about 1,996 kg to 2,180 kg thus it is quite heavy with a lot of power. Unlike the earlier versions, the latest model has improved safety precautions and a previous report shows that Toyota 4runner has the one of the lowest recorded death rates on the road.
Depending on the preference of the driver, Corolla, Sienna and 4Runner are some of the highly rated Toyota models. Someone who prefers a car that does not occupy a lot of space in a metropolitan environment plus super agility especially on the highway; the best pick would be Toyota Corolla. Whereas a car best suited for family road trip with utmost safety gadgets and a lot of space would be the Toyota Sienna mini van. Toyota 4runner on the other hand can easily navigate through tough muddy or sandy terrains without much stressing.