Toyota News and Reviews


Toyota was founded in 1937 in Japan by Kiichiro Toyoda. Toyota is the biggest automobile manufacturer in Japan and one of the biggest in the world. Toyota ranked number two in sales in Canada in 2019 with over 200,000 vehicles sold nationally. Only Ford sold more vehicles in Canada than Toyota in 2019. Some of the popular Toyota models sold in Canada include the Supra, Prius, Corolla, Camry, Avalon, C-HR, RAV4, Highlander, Sequoia, Sienna, Tacoma and Tundra.

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Toyota builds its nine-millionth Vehicle in Canada

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada began operations in Cambridge, ON, in 1988

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Jun 1, 2020, 1:40 AM

Toyota recalls 3.2 million vehicles globally for faulty fuel pumps

Almost all Lexus, Toyota vehicles affected, with about 2 million in North America Read More

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Mar 5, 2020, 3:00 PM

Toyota invests $700 million US in Indiana to build 2020 Highlander

Move is part of plan to realign production at North American plants by 2022 Read More

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Jan 19, 2020, 12:30 PM

Toyota recalls over 750,000 vehicles to address faulty fuel pumps

Recall affects almost every Lexus and Toyota vehicle from 2018-2019 model years Read More

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Jan 14, 2020, 4:30 PM


2020 Toyota Corolla flashes some flamboyance to banish the beige

Beneath all that sporty stuff lies the Corolla we have come to expect and respect Read More

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Dec 7, 2019, 4:30 PM

Toyota tackles winter weather with AWD Avalon and Camry sedans

New all-wheel drive mid-size sedans share components with RAV4 crossover

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Nov 17, 2019, 9:30 PM

Toyota guarantees its hybrid batteries will last at least 10 years

Battery warranty for Toyota/Lexus hybrids extended to 10 years/240,000 km

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Oct 12, 2019, 6:30 PM

Toyota moves Mirai upscale for new generation for 2021 model year

Due late in 2020, new Mirai is built on Toyota’s premium rear-drive platform

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Oct 10, 2019, 5:30 PM


Toyota invests another $400 million to build pickups in Texas

The latest cheque brings investment in the plant to over $3 billion

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Sep 17, 2019, 5:30 PM

What's the best car to carry a dog? Take a pick from these 10

List includes sub-compacts and luxury wagons, compact utilities and EVs

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Aug 27, 2019, 5:30 PM

Toyota recalls RAV4s over malfunctioning camera

Faulty audio display connector could prevent rearview camera from coming on

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Aug 21, 2019, 5:30 PM

Toyota Corolla ready to take on the night for 2020

Nightshade Edition adds black trim and badging for 2020 sedan and hatch

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Aug 15, 2019, 5:30 PM


First Drive: Canadians get chance at 300 Toyota GR Supras

Canadian dealers will only sell the fully-loaded trim level of the Supra

11 of the best inexpensive cars in Canada

Sticker prices on the cheapest cars in Canada will still give you mandatory safety items.

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May 22, 2019, 7:30 AM

Special edition Toyota 86 has other coupes seeing green

86 Hakone Edition named after famous twisty 20-km Hakone Turnpike in Japan

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Apr 30, 2019, 5:30 PM

Toyota recalls 61,000 vehicles over airbag issues

Toyota Sienna, Yaris may have deployment issues with front and side airbags

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Apr 24, 2019, 5:30 PM


Ram takes Gold Hitch award, Raptor wins Gold Winch

Gold Hitch awarded for towing prowess, Gold Winch for off-road superiority

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Mar 26, 2019, 5:30 PM

JD Power CSI shows luxury owners most satisfied

Porsche ranked highest by satisfied owners; Buick tops mass-market brands

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Mar 16, 2019, 6:30 PM

Reasons to consider a used Toyota RAV4

RAV4 deviated from SUVs at the time with lightweight unibody construction

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Jan 15, 2019, 4:30 PM

Another 3.3 million vehicles added to Takata airbag recall

Toyota recalling nearly 1.7 million vehicles; FCA adding over 1.6 million

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Jan 12, 2019, 9:30 PM


Toyota uses word-of-mouth to speed up airbag recall

Company partnering with peer-to-peer safety company platform Carma Project

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Dec 19, 2018, 4:30 PM

Toyota recalls more than 211,000 vehicles

Issues include airbags, brake master cylinders and seatbelt tension sensors

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Dec 13, 2018, 5:30 PM

FIRST LOOK: 2019 Toyota RAV4 gets new production plant

Toyota adds second Canadian assembly plant for top-selling RAV4 utility

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Dec 12, 2018, 4:30 PM

FIRST DRIVE: 18 new things in 2019 Toyota RAV4

Toyota’s RAV4 is North America’s top-selling vehicle that isn’t a pickup

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Nov 19, 2018, 9:00 PM


SNEAK PEAK: More refined Toyota Corolla due in spring

New 2020 Corolla sedan coming in March 2019, built on new Global platform

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Nov 15, 2018, 5:00 PM

Replacement batteries to affect used EV sales

Costs to replace batteries for most-popular EVs and PHEVs vary widely

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Nov 13, 2018, 9:30 PM

Toyota adds Nightshade to popular models

Camry and Highlander join 4Runner with Nightshade special editions for 2019

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Nov 3, 2018, 4:30 PM

23 observations from Canadian Truck King Challenge

2019 Challenge featured 6 full-size, half-ton pickups from 5 manufacturers


Study shows most hybrids aren't cost effective

Just 16 of 47 hybrids evaluated by Vincentric showed ownership-cost savings

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Oct 17, 2018, 5:00 AM

Toyota recalls C-HR to fix rear axle problems

Loose rear axle bearing bolts could impact braking and vehicle stability

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Oct 11, 2018, 9:30 PM

Toyota recalling over a million vehicles

Avalon sedans, Prius, Prius V, Sequoia SUVs and Tundra pickups affected

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Oct 5, 2018, 5:30 PM

The 15 most aerodynamic everyday cars

The lower the coefficient of drag, the better a car cuts through the air

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Sep 25, 2018, 10:30 PM


GALLERY: All 30 traditional hybrids on sale in Canada

Looking to save fuel but not ready to plug in? Here are all traditional hybrids available in Canada

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Sep 15, 2018, 10:30 PM

Toyota channels spirit of Chuck Norris in ad campaign

Broadcast and digital campaign showcases toughness of Toyota vehicles

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Aug 20, 2018, 3:00 PM

Beneath the camo of Toyota’s all-new Supra

Our man in Japan tells what to expect when the camo wrap comes off

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Aug 17, 2018, 5:35 AM

18 reasons to admire Canadian auto production

Taking stock of Canada’s auto plants in the face of looming auto tariffs

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Jul 25, 2018, 9:30 PM


Toyota Supra heading to NASCAR, maybe before showrooms

Supra name to replace Camry as Toyota’s car in NASCAR’s Xfinity Series

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Jul 8, 2018, 9:30 PM

FIRST LOOK: 2019 Toyota Avalon rejuvenated for 5th gen

Flagship sedan a good decision for consumers who don’t need a luxury logo

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Jul 5, 2018, 5:30 PM

FIRST LOOK: Toyota Corolla hatchback is fashionably late

New platform, fresh new Corolla hatch signals Toyota move away from Scion

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Jul 2, 2018, 5:30 PM

2018 EcoRun surpasses all expectations

AJAC EcoRun continues to be showcase for fuel-efficient vehicles, driving