Price Range (MSRP): $14,895 (Yaris) to $84,326 (Land Cruiser)
For 2017, Toyota has absorbed 3 models from its discontinued Scion brand. More active safety features have also been made available across the lineup. Toyota has been updated its available high-end bundle of the Entune multimedia system with integrated navigation and JBL premium audio speakers.
The tiny Yaris comes as a 3-door or 5-door hatchback. It has a standard 106-hp, 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy is an EPA-estimated 30/37 mpg city/highway with the manual or 30/36 mpg with the automatic.
The Scion iA is now the Toyota Yaris iA. It is a compact sedan that bears little resemblance to the hatchback. However, it does come with the same 1.5-liter 4-cylinder. It was named a Top Safety Pick Plus by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
Renowned for its reliability and fuel efficiency, the Corolla is still one of America’s most popular cars. It is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a new Special Edition. LED headlights and LED daytime running lamps come standard for all trims. Inside, the standard Entune multimedia system now includes a 7-inch touchscreen.
The 5-door Corolla iM is a rebadged Scion iM that debuted last year. It features a multilink rear suspension system for better handling. Powering the hatchback is a standard 137-hp, 1.8-liter 4-cylinder paired to a 6-speed manual or continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT).
Formerly known as the Scion FR-S, the Toyota 86 is a rear-wheel drive sports coupe, which now tuned to produce 205-hp and 156 pounds-feet of torque. It has been given a mid-cycle refresh that includes an aggressive, wide-mouth fascia and pointier headlights. It is powered by 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to 6-speed manual or automatic.
The Camry family sedan has a new Blue Streak Metallic exterior paint color. The XLE and XSE trims now have a wireless smartphone charging station and the upgraded Entune multimedia system with navigation and JBL speakers.
The full-size Avalon sedan is powered by a standard 268-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 engine mated to a 6-speed automatic. It was named a Top Safety Pick Plus by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
For even larger families, the Sienna has seating for up to 8-passengers across 3 rows. It has a new standard 295-hp, 3.5-liter direct-injection V-6 engine mated to a new 8-speed automatic. It should also receive new active safety features. The SE trim comes with sport-tuned suspension.
Toyota’s SUV lineup offers something for everyone.
Last year, the compact RAV4 SUV received a mid-cycle refresh. This year, it gains a few new exterior colors.
The same 3.5-liter direct-injection V-6 that is found in the Sienna is also available for the mid-size Highlander SUV. It gains a new SE trim that comes with a more aggressive front fascia than the other trims.
Rugged in appearance, the TRD Pro version of the 4Runner makes its return from last year. It comes with a powerful 270-hp, 4.0-liter V-6, off-road-tuned suspension, all-terrain tires, and an electronic locking rear differential.
The full-size Sequoia SUV is remains unchanged. It is powered by a 381-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 mated to a 6-speed automatic.
The largest of Toyota’s SUVs is the Land Cruiser, which uses the same 5.7-liter V-8 as the Sequoia. Last year, it received a new 8-speed automatic.
A new TRD Pro version of the Tacoma pickup truck that comes with a 270-hp, 3.5-liter V-6, off-road-tuned suspension, and all-terrain tires. It also has an aggressive air-scoop hood.
The full-size heavy-duty Tundra uses the same 5.7-liter V-8 as the Sequoia and Sienna. The TRD Pro version should also make its return.
There are also hybrid versions of Toyota’s most popular gas-powered vehicles including the Camry Hybrid, Avalon Hybrid, RAV4 Hybrid, and Highlander Hybrid.
Speaking of hybrids, the Prius, Prius c, and Prius v continue to offer unprecedented fuel efficiency.
The Prius Prime is a new plug-in variant of the regular Prius that offers over 22 miles of pure electric range with its larger 8.8-kilowatt lithium-ion battery. It is distinguished by its uniquely sleeker exterior styling that includes narrow-slit headlights, a multi-layered front fascia, and wavy trunk-lid.
As Toyota’s first hydrogen fuel vehicle, the Mirai impressively offers 300-miles of driving range on a single tank. The front-end has cartoonish-ly large front fascia.