Toyota Motor Corporation was founded in 1937 in Japan and has grown to be one of the largest automakers in the world.
With a wide variety of vehicle options, including sub-compacts, minivans, sedans, pickup truck, crossovers, and SUVs, the company maintains its emphasis on building reliable cars. Many of these are built in the US, with 10 of the company’s 14 manufacturing and production plants located in the country.
With roughly 1,500 Toyota dealerships in the US, 2.4 million cars and trucks were sold last year. The automaker’s best-selling model is the Corolla, which has been made since 1996 and has sold over 40 million units worldwide.
Toyota has a reputation for dependability and ranks among the top third of auto companies in the latest JD Power dependability study. On top of that, according to the company, about “85 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold in the last fifteen years are still on the road today.” That is a huge percentage on top of the impressive reliability score.
With this reputation for reliability, the company has been included in Fortune’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies four years in a row as the top-ranked motor vehicle company.
Toyota makes sedans like the company’s best-selling model, the Corolla. A customer can also buy a pickup truck, SUV, or crossover.
With Toyota, there are also plenty of fuel-efficient models you can choose from, including a full-size hybrid Highlander SUV or a RAV 4 hybrid crossover.
As the world’s largest manufacturer of hybrids, the company's flagship model, the Prius was introduced in 1997 and is the world’s best-selling hybrid. Additionally, the Toyota Mirai is the world’s best-selling hydrogen fuel cell car.
Toyota vehicles are competitively priced. With Toyota, you can buy the following brand new models for under $25,000:
This Japanese automaker puts an emphasis on driving safety. Every year, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration rates vehicle safety. Since 2014, the company has received an overall rating of five stars for over ten of their new models tested.
Thousands of Toyota vehicles have been affected by issues with Takata airbags. The Takata recall is the biggest auto recall in history, affecting many car makers, not just Toyota.
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Our Toyota Tundra has been so reliable-very comfortable ride and has been exactly what we have needed for construction purposes.
I own 2 Toyotas. A Toyota Sequoia and Toyota 4 Runner. I have reached 200, 000 miles on both of those cars and only occasionally have they had problems. My husband had a Mercedes and a BMW. Both cars were in the repair shop more often than my Toyotas. These cars never die!
I have had my Toyota sequoia forever. The fact that I have had it this long shows how durable these cars are. Perfect for messy kids. Breaks down very rarely/ hardly ever have to bring it into the shop. Don't love the car because of the bad gas milage. But I would buy from Toyota again if it was a newer car.
Very very good! Great price, delivered exactly as promised.
I now have my third Toyota and love it. My first one was purchased in 2006 - a 2006 Toyata Sienna. I drove it for ten years and it had well over 100,000 miles when I sold it to a family member. That was three years ago and it is still going strong. Since then, I purchased two different Toyota Highlanders and have loved them both - neither have had any major problems and Toyota Service Centers are very easy to work with.
it's always been great. The cars are reliable and need very little service and maintenance. They could improve by redesigning their care more often. I have a 3 yr. old Rave4 and the new Rave 4 look just like mine.
I drive a Sequoia and love it! I love the captains chairs in the middle row so my big dog can walk around. My Toyota is always reliable and has no problem fitting my kids, a few friends, and all their stuff in the trunk.
Very reliableplus excellent customer service. They could improve by making them more affordable
My experience has been wonderful from all Toyota's I have purchased. They are a very dependable, The Customer Service Representatives are excellent! I have always had Toyota's and the mileage has been 275,000 & 350,000 miles. Their dependable, comfortable, easy to service.
Excellent, I have never owned a car that was inferior.
love the rav4 and prius, dependable well made cars; have owned several toyotas over the years
Toyota cars have been very reliable for my family, we prefer them better than others.
We own two Toyota's: a 2014 Prius and a 2001 Tacoma. Both vehicles have been extremely reliable and inexpensive to run.
Great company, the vehicles are wonderful drive well and last forever.
wiring on this car is literally rabbit food, company will not take responsibility for soy wiring
They have been great from sales to service. Really busy, though and long wait times for service.
Very good, nice dealerships, reliable cars, salespersons could have better product knowledge.
I love toyota. Both my parents own toyota. They last forever and parts are reasonably priced
I have had very good experiences with my Toyota dealer, and with my car. It's reliable, pretty and comfortable.
I enjoy my car. I just wish that more was covered on the warranty
Watch the little details. The electronics are far behind the others, for example, no Apple CarPlay yet. The new cupholders are abysmal, the drinks tip over when I turn a corner. And the radical changes made to Lexus should be left out of the Toyota models. For example, the obnoxious "growling" ferocious grill is overkill. It detracts from the cars.
They answer questions fix it right the first time
We have had several Toyota autos and the vehicles performed excellent
Good, more corrosion resistance and more technology
Toyota's are great cars, they run forever. I might like the hyundai better though
The great customer service and listening to what you want, instead of pushing some vehicle of their choice on you.
Great! Very courteous! Clean facility. Offer great incentives on a new car!
Poor customer service. The service writers act as if you owe them something and its a problem to service only the basic kn hour car. I purchased the extended coverage at time of sell which i was told would even cover my lost keys bjt didnt receive paperwork as who to call with a number on it, just a brochure. I lost my key and nobody can help me. The salesman lied from the beginning of the sell. This is the worst experience ever. The 45k+ car has wind noise and other issues but its all normal after a few miles. Thats absurd.
Maintenance service is excellent. Easy to schedule.
Auto Nation Buford Ga they are so helpful i do think they need to gibe more for trafe ins lol
Excellent quality, priced right reliability is why I love Toyata brand. I have been a life long customer of Toyota. I also own ir have owned BMW, Porsche, Nissan and Subaru plus GM Chevy brands.
This is a great car that is loaded with features. I have owned 4 Toyota Prius and the Prime AD is the best to date.
On my third Prius. Minimum maintenance, great mileage (51mpg), good ride.
Excellent experience. Great quality and customer service.
Ever since 1972-73 when the U. S, was in a gas crunch, Toyota provided cars that helped save gas with more miles per gallon. As a result we have always had a Toyota car.
Have been buying Toyotas for 30 years and am impressed with their performance and long life
I have had 3 RAV4s and all have been very easy to drive and dependable
Excellent quality at a reasonable price. Reliability. Great resale value. The Camry "fits me." I am short and can easily see over the dash, which is not the case in many other vehicles.
Reliable cars well priced for their target groups good technology.
I have had numerous Toyota vehicles. They are well built and last forever. I get a very comfortable ride with my Highlander. As far as improvement-- I would like better gas mileage with my vehicle.
experience has been very good. I would like to see better customer service and technology updates to NAV systems
their cars runs forever is what I like. I'm currently own is250 and rx350 f sport both runs smooth with hassle free and that's the first auto brand that doesn't breakdown on me.
Great experience, everything, affordability and the underpinnings are plastic and always tear up
Awesome cars!!! Very reliable and easy handling. Love, love, love them!!!
Poor body integrity. Poor warranty service. Overpriced. All kinds of other issues with dealers.
Started off annoying because I showed interest and one dealership called and left so many messages it was harrassment. Bought my vehicle from a great dealership and they went above and beyond. Took it in for an oil chang and was lied to regarding cost and they put the wrong oil in it. So it has been more bad than good.
Great cars, average service. They could improve price point to compete with kia/hyundai
great service ,good price, great car quality all around
We are on our 3 generation of Toyota now. Each of our previous went for over 300k miles. Quality is king in my book. Road noise is the only improvement I could recommend.
Their cars last a long time and are dependable. The Toyota Sienna model my life at one time and I will forever be grateful.