First Timer: 2021 Toyota Prius Prime

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Going for the MPG. In this case we met with Mark and Annette, who purchased a 2021 Toyota Prius Prime. Within a week’s time, we found a pre-owned 2021 Prius Prime at AutoNation Toyota in Irvine, and we purchased the car almost immediately. Photos by John Faulkner and Toyota.

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Flash Drive: 2023 Toyota Sequoia

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Toyota has added another model to its ever increasing stable of electrified vehicles with the all-new 2023 Sequoia now exclusively hybrid powered. Clean Fleet Report was invited to Toyota’s U.S. When you want to do something, simply say “Hey, Hello, Hi or Okay, Toyota!”

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Road Test: 2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid

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Toyota long ago made a commitment to hybrids, with the Prius being the most successful result of the company’s commitment to combining electricity and gasoline. Toyota and its upmarket Lexus division have 16 hybrid models, making the combined nameplates the leader in hybrid offerings.

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Toyota reveals a hybrid pickup, high mpg clearly not the top priority

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it’s hard to believe that Toyota hasn’t made a single hybrid pickup. But no, the hybrid pickup Toyota’s delivering isn’t going to land anywhere close to the 40-mpg Ford Maverick hybrid pickup revealed earlier this year, or channeling high-mpg

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2020 Ford Escape Hybrid mpg tops 40 mpg, meets or beats Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

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The Escape Hybrid achieves 41 mpg combined (44 mpg city, 37 highway) with front wheel drive, or 40 mpg combined (43 mpg city, 37 mpg highway) with all-wheel drive. The current segment leader up until now, the Toyota

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Toyota introducing Corolla Hybrid to US at LA Auto Show; at least 50 mpg

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Toyota is introducing the Corolla Hybrid to the US market at the LA Auto Show. The new hybrid version of Toyota’s all-time best-selling car series achieves at least 50 mpg (4.7 The model adapts the latest Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive from the new-generation Prius, already proven as an MPG winner. As on the 2020 Corolla gas models, the Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 Toyota sought efficiency gains in every system.

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2021 Toyota Sienna first drive: 36 mpg and design flair make the minivan relevant again

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If Toyota’s minivan goes hybrid and sips fuel at 36 miles per gallon, is the era of the “swagger wagon” over? Toyota went in strong with

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2020 Toyota Yaris Hatchback to debut at New York show; 40 mpg highway

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Toyota will introduce the all-new 2020 Yaris Hatchback at the New York International Auto Show this month. Estimated highway fuel economy is 40 mpg US (5.88 Both the LE and XLE grades are equipped with navigation hardware; the customer simply needs to buy the accessory SD card through a Toyota dealer to activate navigation capability. The vehicle gets its high appetite for fun and low appetite for fuel from a 1.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine that delivers 106 horsepower.

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2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid revealed: 37-mpg crossover will be American-made

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Toyota has expanded its family of Corolla Cross models to include a hybrid version anticipated at 37 mpg. The Corolla Cross Hybrid has what Toyota terms its fifth-generation hybrid system—here in all-wheel-drive form.

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Toyota anticipates 2016 Prius at 52 mpg combined, 56 mpg with Eco grade

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Toyota anticipates that the 2016 Prius ( earlier post ) will deliver fuel economy ratings of 54 MPG city / 50 MPG highway / 52 MPG combined. A new Eco grade model is expecting ratings of 58 MPG city / 53 MPG highway / 56 MPG combined thanks to lighter weight and further optimized aerodynamics. 2016 Toyota Prius Four Touring. New Toyota Safety Sense.

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First drive review: 2021 Toyota Venza hybrid reinterprets the market middle at 39 mpg

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Aim for the wholesome middle of the American vehicle market today, and mix in one of Toyota’s strengths—its hybrid system—and you end up with a new hybrid-only product: the 2021 Toyota Venza.

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2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid arrives, promises 34 mpg combined

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Facing its first three-row hybrid rival, the 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid that bowed Thursday at the 2019 New York auto show boasting one big number: 34 mpg combined, according to the automaker’s estimates. That’s 10 mpg higher than early estimates for the 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid. MORE: Toyota shores up against electric-car threat

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime: How its 42-mile range and 38 mpg compare to rivals

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Official EPA ratings were posted Monday for the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime, and they’re exactly as anticipated by Toyota ahead of the model’s launch. That includes a rating of 42 all-electric miles on the model’s plug-in charge, then 40 mpg city, 36 highway, 38 combined.

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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime: Can its charge mode help boost mpg?

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What’s the most efficient way to drive the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime and use its charge mode, when you’re traveling a long distance and going near posted speed limits?

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Flash Drive: 2023 Toyota BZ4X EV

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The 2023 BZ4X small SUV is the first-ever mass production all-electric vehicle from Toyota. It joins the line-up of cars and SUVs powered by hybrid, plug-in hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell technology that have made Toyota the world leader in electrified vehicles.

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Road Test: 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid Limited AWD

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Great style, drives equally as well as it looks, and gets more than 37 mpg. The Tucson Hybrid looks like no other compact SUV, as it veers far from the sharp-angles on its closest competitors–the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4. Road Test: 2021 Toyota RAV5 Prime PHEV.

New 2019 Toyota Avalon hybrid boosts fuel economy 10% to 44 mpg combined

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Toyota has introduced its new fifth-generation Avalon, based on a Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform, and powered by two new TNGA powertrains: a 301 hp, 267 lb-ft (362 N·m) 3.5-liter V6 (2GR-FKS), and a 215-net-horsepower 2.5-liter Dynamic Force ( earlier post ) four-cylinder Toyota Hybrid System II (THS II) with 650V electric motor (A25A-FXS) and Continuously-Variable Transmission (CVT). l/100 km) combined to 44 mpg (5.34

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2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid: At 39 mpg, the highest-mileage SUV without a charge port

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Yesterday, when we brought you our 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid first drive review, we missed one very important point. At 39 mpg, the RAV4 Hybrid is now the highest-mileage sport-utility vehicle (as the EPA lists them) without a charge port. All the more impressive is that it’s not a low, teardrop-shaped vehicle with utility compromised in the

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Gas prices spur demand for high-mpg vehicles, amid short supplies

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A recent search of inventory listings on showed just 472 new Toyota Prius hybrids available in the entire United States.

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Flash Drive: 2022 Toyota Tundra

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This is what Toyota has done with the all-new 2022 Tundra, which we previewed in a Texas-based drive program last week. The all-new 2022 Toyota Tundra comes in six models–SR, SR5, Limited, Platinum, 1794 Edition and TRD Pro. RWD – 18 mpg city/23 highway/20 combined.

Ford EV push, Toyota RAV4 Prime MPG test, Super Bowl EV ads: Today’s Car News

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The Toyota RAV4 Prime gets put to the gas-mileage test with its charge mode. Ford ups its investment in electric and electrified models—including for Lincoln. And we take a look at the official and unofficial EV ads of the Super Bowl. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Flash Drive: 2023 Kia Sportage

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Fuel Economy: 25 mpg city/32 highway/28 combined. EPA Fuel Economy: 23 mpg city/28 highway/25 combined. EPA Fuel Economy: Up to 42 mpg city/44 hwy/43 combined (FWD). On our 60-mile drive in the Sportage Hybrid we averaged 45 mpg. Road Test: 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

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Toyota announces expected fuel economy and pricing for RAV4 Hybrid: 33 mpg combined, entry at $28,370

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Toyota anticipates that the 2016 RAV4 Hybrid—unveiled earlier this year at the New York International Auto Show ( earlier post ) and the eighth hybrid in Toyota’s line-up—will receive EPA ratings of 34 mpg city / 31 mpg highway / 33 mpg combined (6.9, The 2016 RAV4 will be among the first US models to offer Toyota Safety Sense (TSS), a new multi-feature advanced safety package anchored by automated pre-collision braking.

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2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: 36 mpg tops any other three-row SUV without a charge port

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Toyota appears to be focusing its hybrid sales toward SUVs and larger vehicles; and if you consider big family vehicles like the Highlander, capable of carrying up to eight, there’s a lot of efficiency to be gained in going hybrid.

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Toyota launches 2013 Prius Plug-in MPG Challenge in US

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Toyota launched the first Prius MPG Challenge in the US, rewarding environmentally-conscious, charitable organizations in N.Y., The Challenge—which consists of five separate waves of competition, each with up to eight challengers—awards those participants garnering the highest overall MPG over the course of a 30-day period. The first wave of organizations participating as MPG Challengers includes: The Greyston Foundation, a Yonkers, N.Y.-based

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New 2023 Toyota Sequoia full-size SUV comes standard with Hybrid i-FORCE MAX Powertrain

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Toyota has unveiled the all-new third-generation 2023 Sequoia full-size SUV. 2023 Toyota Sequoia Limited. 2023 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro. All 2023 Sequoias will feature the powerful twin-turbo V6 hybrid i-FORCE MAX powertrain.

2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid rated at up to 43 mpg, priced at $28,545

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The Sportage Hybrid starts at $28,545 in front-wheel-drive form—a price that undercuts base versions of the Ford Escape Hybrid, Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Kia has set pricing for its 2023 Sportage Hybrid compact crossover, which arrives at dealerships this spring.

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Flash Drive: 2023 Mazda CX-50 AWD

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The CX-50 is built at the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing (MTM) plant in Huntsville, Alabama. Fuel economy is rated at 24 mpg city/30 highway/27 combined mpg for the base engine and 23/29/25 for the turbocharged CX-50 we drove. Road Test: 2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure.

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Road Test: 2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid XSE

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New Sporty Look for the Affordable 50 MPG Midsize Sedan. The XSE trim is new to the 2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid, offering sporty styling cues that reinforce the value and appeal of this highly efficient five-passenger sedan. Topping out at more than 50 MPG.

Road Test: 2022 Kia Rio S 5-door Hatchback

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This combination delivers EPA fuel economy numbers of 33 mpg city/41 highway/36 combined. As a test, part of those miles were driven with the cruise control set at 65 mph where we averaged 44 mpg, and at 60 mph resulting in 51.4 Road Test: 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid.

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Toyota revamps 1.0L 3-cylinder engine for new AYGO; up to 60 mpg in ECO version

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Toyota’s new AYGO, introduced at the Geneva Motor Show, is equipped with an improved version of Toyota’s award-winning 3-cylinder, 1.0-liter VVT-i gasoline engine. mpg US increasing to 57.4 mpg US), which translates into a 7 g/km drop in CO 2 emissions to 95 g/km. l/100 km (60 mpg US) and CO 2 emissions of less than 88 g/km. l/100 km (56 mpg US) and generates CO 2 emissions of 97 g/km. New AYGO. Click to enlarge.

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2018 Toyota AYGO mid-lifecycle update features enhanced 1.0L engine; Euro 6d-TEMP-compliant; up to 61.8 mpg

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Toyota Motor is introducing a mid-lifecycle model change for the AYGO, its successful A-segment entry in the European market. Launched in 2005 for Europe, the first generation Toyota AYGO was designed to attract young, urban-based customers, and to bring a greater sense of playfulness to the Toyota brand. Toyota’s award-winning, 998 cc, 3-cylinder, 12-valve, DOHC, Dual VVT-i engine is now Euro 6d-TEMP-compliant (also called Euro 6.2).

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Toyota introduces new LE Eco grade with new 2014 Corolla; 42 mpg highway

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Toyota in introducing a new LE Eco grade with the updated MY 2014 Corolla compact sedan. The Corolla LE Eco will offer an EPA rating of 42 mpg US (5.6 l/100 km) on the highway (3 mpg better than the LE), 30 mpg US (7.8 l/100 km) in the city and 35 mpg US combined (6.7

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Toyota launches new RAV4 PHEV in Japan

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Toyota has launched the new model RAV4 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) ( earlier post ) through dealerships in Japan. The new RAV4 PHEV aims to boost the fun-to-drive appeal of RAV4, adopting the newly developed Toyota Hybrid System (THS II).

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New 2014 Toyota Corolla brings Valvematic, new CVT to North America; up to >40 mpg highway

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2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco. Toyota unveiled the 2014 Toyota Corolla—the 11 th generation of the car. With nearly 40 million units sold, the Toyota Corolla is the world’s best-selling car nameplate; this year marks its 47 th year on the market. The Corolla Eco-badged models will achieve an estimated highway fuel economy rating of more than 40 mpg (5.88 Click to enlarge.

Toyota launches all-new Aqua (Prius C) hybrid in Japan; bipolar nickel-hydrogen battery

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Toyota Motor Corporation launched its all-new Aqua. km/L (84 mpg US) with the comfortable, high-quality ride of an electrified vehicle. The first-generation Aqua—sold as the Prius C in the US—came to life at the Iwate Plant of Toyota Motor East Japan, Inc.

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Road Test: 2021 Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid

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But the landscape has changed since 2017 as the 2021 Toyota Sienna minivan is now a hybrid. The Environmental Protection Agency rates fuel economy at 30 mpg highway and combined in hybrid mode, with an impressive 84 MPGe (miles per gallon equivalent) that measures the pure electric mode.

2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: Top MPG for a big family gets a price under $40k

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Toyota has for a long time teased the idea of making its hybrid powertrain a modestly priced option on mainstream models, on virtually the entire model line, rather than having specialized Hybrid models. And now with the upcoming 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid it’s essentially doing that.

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Road Test: 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Calligraphy 2.5T AWD

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The EPA has rated the fuel economy at 21 mpg city/28 highway/24 combined. Cracking 30 mpg on the open road with a midsize AWD was a nice surprise, but it really shouldn’t be that big of deal as Clean Fleet Report feels all AWD cars, at a minimum, should get 30+ mpg on the highway.

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Road Test: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport Outer Banks 4WD

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are 25 mpg city/28 highway/ 26 combined. Our takeaway is when the Bronco Sport is loaded with a two adults and all their gear, 30 mpg will be realistic on the highway. Road Test: 2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure. Back To the Future. Story by John Faulkner.

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Toyota Prius AWD-e: Going light on the rear motor helps it hit 50 mpg

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The all-wheel drive version of the Toyota Prius introduced last week at the LA Auto Show earns an astoundingly good EPA fuel economy rating of 50 mpg combined—nearly as good as the 52 mpg earned by much of the Prius lineup (LE, XLE and Limited). But the system isn’t nearly as capable as the one you might encounter in Toyota’s.

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2020 Toyota Prius: Up to 56 MPG, now with CarPlay and Alexa for all grades

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Toyota announced a handful of changes for its bread-and-butter hybrid Thursday, including iPhone integration via Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa-enabled smart features for the first time. In addition to these connected features, the 2020 Prius gets a new standard 7.0-inch touchscreen on its L Eco, LE and XLE trims, and Toyota's advanced driver

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Road Test: 2022 Honda Civic Sedan 1.5T Touring

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Honda bumps up mpg & power. turbo at 31 mpg city/38 highway/34 combined. mpg combined, with a 90-mile all-freeway run, using the adaptive cruise control set at 65 mph, the average bumped up to 40.8 non-turbo, fuel economy estimates are 30 mpg city/37 highway/37 combined.

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