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2018 Toyota Mirai

2018 Toyota MiraiThe 2018 Toyota Mirai is a four-seat mid-size four-door sedan powered entirely by hydrogen, making it the company’s only full zero-emission vehicle. It’s sold only in areas of California where hydrogen fueling stations exist (about three dozen as of January 2018), so it’s limited to travel within the radius of that network. The...

2018 Toyota Camry

2018 Toyota Camry XLE HybridThe 2018 Toyota Camry is one of the most popular cars on the planet, and a bestselling sedan in the U.S. for decades. In an effort to banish the Camry’s bland image, Toyota gave the latest generation a more expressive design, used a more sophisticated suspension to improve driving and handling, and delivered better fuel efficiency than any...

2018 Toyota 86

2018 Toyota 86The 2018 Toyota 86 has a heritage look, inside and out. Its power output is a throwback too, but that doesn’t bother us much. The 2018 86 earns a 6.3 on our overall scale thanks to its performance and features. (Read more about how we rate cars.) This year, the 86 gets two new trim levels that add some creature comforts and exterior accents...

2018 Toyota Prius

2018 Toyota PriusThe 2018 Toyota Prius quietly marches on this year—literally and figuratively. Not much has changed from last year, beyond a larger touchscreen in top-tier models and Prius Prime plug-in versions. The 2018 Prius is two years removed from a total overhaul and hitting its (fuel-efficient) stride. Its trump card is fuel-efficiency—nearly...

2018 Toyota Avalon

2018 Toyota AvalonMSRP: From $34,385 Horsepower: 268 hp MPG: Up to 21 mpg city/30 highway Dimensions: 195” L x 72” W x 58” H Curb Weight: 3,461 lbs The 2018 Toyota Avalon is a safe pick. Not only is the full-size sedan a top performer when it comes to safety data, it’s also a purely logical pick: not a lot of style, all substance. This year...