The editors of Kelley Blue Book selected the 2013 Prius vand the 2013 Avalon for their list of 10 Best Family Cars. The list is compiled annually by KBB.com editors to highlight vehicles that address unique family specifications and situations, and offer innovation.
“Our annual list is aimed at helping families find the right ride and always include something for everyone, with a special nod to what is new,” said Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director and executive market analyst for Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com.
In 2011, Honda rolled out a completely redesigned 9th generation Civic to a luke-warm reception. Critics were less than impressed with Civic’s bland exterior styling, cheap feeling interior materials and the short list of standard features when compared to competitors. Honda responded quickly, giving the 2013 Civic an early cycle refresh to address these concerns. The exterior receives a sportier look, the interior has been refined with new materials and the standard features list has been extended. This means that Civic is ready to be a tough competitor in the subcompact segment.
Although it has been five years since Corolla received a redesign, the latest model has benefited from annual improvements to keep it competitive. Corolla stacks up well against Civic with a stout list of standard features, more available options, superb audio and telematics as well as an advantage in a few key interior dimensions. Continue reading →
For nearly three decades, the Toyota 4Runner mid-size SUV has been a stalwart for off-roading enthusiasts seeking a SUV with rugged, go-anywhere capability. Currently in its fifth-generation, 4Runner continues as one of the few fully capable mid-size SUVs, and the redesigned 2014 4Runner receives a rugged new exterior design, and interior refinements that add comfort and convenience without sacrificing its hallmark performance capability and excellent value.
Every month, we hand select one of the best vehicles from our pre-owned lot to showcase on our blog. This month, the lucky winner is a 2009 Toyota Venza. We are pretty sure you will love it as much as we do, but if it turns out this isn’t the car for you then please visit our website at www.ToyotaofPlano.com to check out our entire new and pre-owned inventory. We are sure to have a vehicle you will love!
The all-new third-generation 2014 Toyota Highlander mid-size SUV made its world debut at the 2013 New York Auto Show.
An all-new exterior design conveys both refinement and strength, complementing a new interior that will raise the bar in the mid-size SUV segment. With three-row seating for up to eight, an array of standard features, a host of available in-cabin technologies, and increased cargo capacity, the new Highlander will offer a nuanced balance of style, comfort and utility. The total package is capped off with three powertrain choices: a fuel-efficient four-cylinder engine a powerful V6 with a new six-speed transmission that will produce excellent all-around capability, and a V6-powered Hybrid Synergy Drive powertrain for enhanced mileage and fewer emissions.
Did you know that the benefits of owning a Toyota do not end when you step out of the driver’s seat? Toyota offers a comprehensive online owner center —and all of its advanced features and enhanced benefits are waiting for you!
This online owner center is a one-stop resource that allows interaction with Toyota and keeps important vehicle specific information in one place. The owner center features: