2021 Toyota Avalon TRD review

Toyota’s normcore veneer splits every so often, letting weird stuff out of the woodwork, like a skunkworks Prius rally car or a Yaris with way too much horsepower. One such car that is bound to elicit a double take from most anyone is the 2021 Avalon TRD. I have no idea who this car is for, but I’m very glad it exists.

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2022 Toyota Tundra gets a welcome dose of refinement and new tech
2022 Toyota Tundra

Did you know the outgoing second-gen Toyota Tundra is one of the oldest vehicles on sale in the U.S. right Read more

2022 Toyota Tundra: All the Details (So Far) and What to Expect
2022 Toyota Tundra

Toyota's new full-size pickup needs to be significantly improved to compete with American pickups from Ford, Ram, and Chevy. This Read more

2022 Toyota Land Cruiser Buyers Banned From Reselling It Due To Security Concerns
2022 Toyota Land Cruiser

The Toyota Land Cruiser is being retired from the US market due to dwindling sales, but the reputable off-roader is Read more

2021 Kia Carnival Platinum long-term review: Side benefits
2021 Kia Carnival Platinum

We turn our fantastic eight-seat Kia Carnival into a hauler. I love when a good fringe benefit comes my way. Read more

I Don’t Need a 2021 Toyota Tacoma…But I Definitely Want One
2021 Toyota Tacoma

This wasn’t my first time driving the Tacoma, but it’s the first time I understood it. As an automotive journalist, Read more

This Week in Cars: Audi RS3, We Hear the C8 Z06, and a 620-Mile Mercedes EV
Audi RS3

Our trip through the week's stories, including a 401-hp Audi sedan, Mercedes-Benz's promise to go all-electric, and an update on Read more

2021 Toyota RAV4 Cruiser Hybrid AWD v MG HS Plug-In Hybrid Essence Comparison
Toyota RAV4 Cruiser Hybrid AWD v MG HS Plug-In Hybrid Essence

Will your next electrified mid-size SUV be a proven regular hybrid or one of the new plug-ins? Series/parallel or plug-in? Read more

2021 Honda Ridgeline Camping Test: Great Truck For The Great Outdoors
2021 Honda Ridgeline

A bit of context: I’ve been car-camping out of my 1995 Toyota Hiace Super Custom for over a month now, Read more

Kia Sorento hybrid models delayed
Kia Sorento hybrid

Hyundai Santa Fe hybrid also pushed back as Kia goes one step further with two hybrid models The Australian launch Read more

Kia Sportage Hybrid revealed
Kia Sportage Hybrid

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid rival emerges overseas but not due in Oz until after new Sportage launches The new Kia Sportage Read more

Lyft is getting autonomous Argo AI Ford cars for public rides this year
Lyft Argo AI Ford

You may be able to summon an autonomous Ford via the Lyft app later this year, with the automaker and Read more

Suzuki Swift Hybrid coming soon
Suzuki Swift Hybrid

Petrol-electric compact hatch ‘close’ for Australia as first of several hybrid models on the way Suzuki Australia is preparing to Read more