Toyota RAV4

I Just Bought My Dream Car

I sat at the desk, signing all the paperwork, but it hadn’t really hit me yet. I didn’t feel any of the things I thought I would — no butterflies, no …


Best Used Cars by Price

Need new wheels but have a specific budget? Buying a used car can be a way to get the biggest bang for your buck. It’s simple: After one year, a new …


Video Review: A Quieter and More Refined Mazda CX-5

Mazda certainly turns out compelling products. Its MX-5 Miata is the most popular sports car in history. The svelte 6 sedan regularly gets rave reviews from automotive writers. Its CX-9 three-row crossover is an attractive and agile family hauler. People crave style, handling and reliability from …


East Bay serial-arson suspect IDd as Pittsburg man, 36

A 36-year-old Pittsburg man was identified Wednesday as the alleged arsonist behind a string of vehicle and structure fires around Contra Costa County in recent weeks.<p>James Bishop III was charged by the Contra Costa County district attorney’s office with one count of arson to an inhabited …

San Francisco Bay Area

These are the 9 best hybrid cars you can buy for under $40,000

Hybrid cars are a great fit for drivers who want to do their part to limit carbon emissions without the fear of running out of juice on a long trip.<p>They combine an electric motor with a gasoline engine, switching from one power source to the other depending on the need. At a time where batteries …


6 Great SUVs That Are Way Cheaper Than the Average Car

You don't have to spend a fortune to buy a great crossover SUV.<p>It's no secret that SUVs, particularly car-based "crossover" SUVs, are hot. The latest …


Rollback: Toyota Cuts 2017 RAV4 Prices by as Much as $1330

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 bears witness to a host of price cuts midway through its model-year run. While hybrid models and the top-of-the-line RAV4 Platinum are unaffected, consumers looking at 2017 Toyota RAV4 LE, XLE, SE, and Limited trims will see savings that range from $500 to $1330. RAV4 sales …


Toyota drops prices for nearly all 2017 RAV4 crossovers

Hybrid buyers, though, don't get a discount on Toyota's greenest RAV4.<p>If you're in the market for a Toyota RAV4 but haven't yet pulled the trigger -- you're in luck. No, seriously.<p>Even though the 2017 Toyota RAV4 is approximately halfway through the model year, Toyota's seen fit to throw some …


Two-Bolt EV family, RAV4 prices, diesel not dead, EPA shenanigans: Today's Car News

Today, some updates to add detail to popular articles, lower prices on some Toyota RAV4 crossovers, why diesel is far from dead, and an Oregon family …

Electric Vehicles

As Camry and Prius sales tumble, Toyota ramps up SUVs like the RAV4 and Highlander | Business

The Toyota Camry has been America’s best-selling car for 15 years. Yet last month, Toyota’s RAV4, a crossover sport utility vehicle, sold 329 more …


Popular 2017 Toyota RAV4 Crossover Receives Added Value With New Pricing | Toyota

TORRANCE, Calif., May 8, 2017 - - Priced to please. The wildly popular 2017 Toyota RAV4 Crossover just got better with new value-driven pricing that …


Vancouver trail runners go missing; public’s help sought

Vancouver police are looking for two trail runners who disappeared after leaving for a run Saturday morning.

SUV Tires Can Smartly Balance Car Ride and Truck Grip, CR's Tests Show

Choosing tires has become more confusing over time for many consumers. Tires traditionally have been distinguished as either for cars or trucks, …

Consumer Reports

Man alleges Jersey City police 'cover-up' to help cop after collision

Jersey City police carried out a "deliberate cover-up" after an early-morning car collision caused by a police lieutenant two months ago, a man …


5 to Drive: The Best Small SUVs

For a superb small SUV, look to these 5 DNA Award winners.


The best-selling vehicle in every US state

America is a land of great diversity and that extends to the cars we drive. Even though the Ford F-Series has been the country's best-selling vehicle for the past four decades, Business Insider's team was curious to see if this was the case in every state across the country.<p>To find out, we asked …


2 kids critically hurt after SUV fleeing police hits car near Lambert

The crash at about 10 a.m. shut down all lanes of Lambert International Boulevard.


Earth Day List Of Top 20 Green Cars For 2017 Less Than $40K

The Chevrolet Bolt EV and Toyota’s Prius and Prius Prime topped their categories in the Kelley Blue Book listing of eco-friendly cars.

Electric Vehicles

How Buscabulla Make New York Their Own

In a new video produced by The FADER and Toyota, the Puerto Rican dance duo show us their N.Y.C.<p>Puerto Rican, New York City-based duo Buscabulla — …

This Manual AWD Turbo 1998 RAV4 Will Make Your Subaru Cry

Ryan Shaughnessy is a huge fan of both the Toyota RAV4 as well as the Toyota Caldina GT-T—a mad station wagon made for the Japanese market only. So …


2018 (?) Honda CR-V Hybrid all but confirmed for U.S. sale after Shanghai debut

It's one of the more frequently asked questions on consumer car sites: why aren't there any hybrid crossover utility vehicles?<p>The Ford Escape Hybrid …


Shanghai Hybrid: Honda Reveals Gasoline-Electric CR-V in China

The Honda CR-V is the latest compact crossover to go hybrid, joining the likes of the Nissan Rogue hybrid and the Toyota RAV4 hybrid. It made its debut at the Shanghai auto show.<p>While details on the CR-V hybrid are scarce, Honda notes that the high-riding hatchback is motivated by the company’s …


2017 Kia Niro

Kia's hybrid utility vehicle could be a breakout hit.<p>The iPod wasn’t the first MP3 player, millennials weren’t the first to point the camera back at the photographer, and the 2017 Kia Niro isn’t the first crossover to package a gas-electric hybrid powertrain under the hood. But just as Apple …


2018 Chevrolet Equinox 1.5T AWD

Trimming hundreds of pounds and a few inches of length works wonders.<p>Sales of compact crossovers motored past those of family sedans in 2015 to become America’s favorite form of transport. More than a dozen contenders swarm like bees to clover, striving to offer the best combination of features, …


Toyota FT-4X Concept is designed to be a casualcore toolbox

Created by Toyota's design team in California, the FT-4X Concept is an urban utility vehicle aimed towards millennials and their need to "get away." …


Comparison Test: 2017 Honda CR-V vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4

Camry vs. Accord has become CR-V vs. RAV4, and in 2017, Toyota and Honda’s two crossovers are better than ever, but which is best?


2017 best cars for the money

Best compact SUV for the money: 2017 Honda CR-V<p>Honda<p>Best compact car for the money: 2017 Kia Soul<p>Source: Kia Motors<p>Best compact truck for the money: …

Concept Cars

Join BJ The Chicago Kid As He Shows You Around His Chicago

“It’s a part of my soul.“<p>“My family’s been in Chicago my whole life,” BJ The Chicago Kid fondly recalled, riding around his city in The Toyota RAV4. …

Rhythm & Blues

SA’s 10 best-selling passenger cars of March 2017

March 2017's aggregate new vehicle sales in South Africa came in at 48 534 units, an increase of some 2,1% over the same month last year.As always, …


Slidell man dies in two-vehicle crash on I-10

A driver died after a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 10 near Slidell, Louisiana State Police reported Monday (April 3). They identified the …

Law Enforcement