Over the last few months, I’ve seen a couple of articles in Automotive News discussing the fact that: Toyota is (arguably) inflating residuals on their new vehicles to prop-up sales. Inflating residuals is “risky,” as these cars can cost automakers millions when they return off lease. Toyota is acting recklessly. I find this whole […]
A reader writes: I had the defroster unit replaced in my 07′ Toyota Rav 4 a few months ago. The dealership removed the entire front panel of the vehicle interior to replace the unit. It was very expensive, and just 3-4 weeks later on our first warm day AC is only blowing hot air out […]
The Toyota Motor Corporation received eight awards in the 2012 Vehicle Dependability Study conducted by J.D. Power and Associates, the global marketing information services company. Four Toyota, two Scion and two Lexus models finished first in their respective segments, with each of these brands finishing in the top five among the 32 brands reported.