The History of the Toyota Sequoia

2021 Toyota Sequoia

  The Toyota Sequoia is a full-size SUV, based on the platform underpinning the Toyota Tundra pickup truck. This SUV competes in a narrow segment, one dominated by the Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Yukon, Ford Expedition and represented in later years by the Nissan Armada. Toyota released the Sequoia in 2001. … Read more

Off-Road Adventuring With the 2019 Toyota 4Runner

True off-road SUV adventuring belongs to Jeep and Land Rover, with GMC, Ford and Chevrolet also represented. Not to be overlooked is Toyota, which has decades of experience in delivering various Land Cruiser, Sequoia, and FJ models. In more recent years we’ve seen the 4Runner, a midsize model based on … Read more

Live! From the 2018 Chicago Auto Show!

Revised Feb. 8, 2018, to reflect expanded auto show news. Chicago new car reveals and concepts from McCormick Place. The 2018 Chicago Auto Show kicks off this week and yours truly will be in attendance for the media days scheduled for Thursday and Friday. The public days begin Saturday, Feb. … Read more

Crawl Control: Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

Return of the ultimate Tacoma pickup truck. The third-generation Toyota Tacoma is the best one yet, although admittedly the footprint remains the same as before. What’s different is the sheet metal and interior, along with new technologies, including available crawl control. Toyota supplied a TRD Pro, a four-wheel drive (4WD) … Read more

Stout Truck: Toyota Tacoma 4×4 TRD Off-Road

2016 Toyota Tacoma

To the hills with a highly capable Tacoma 4×4. The 2016 Toyota Tacoma kicked off the latest generation for this venerable midsize pickup truck. Although its footprint remains unaltered, the current model sees some important changes, including a new V6 engine, updated transmissions, and a refreshed cabin. The new model … Read more

The Full-Bodied 2016 Toyota Tundra Pickup Truck

2016 Toyota Tundra.

Behind the wheel of Toyota’s largest pickup truck. How do you like your pickup truck — small, medium or large? Small pickup trucks are no longer sold in the US, having morphed into midsize trucks beginning about two decades ago. With the Ford Ranger’s retirement in 2011, consumers were left … Read more