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Man Drives Toyota Tundra 1 Million Miles, Gets Another Tundra

After driving a Toyota Tundra for 1 million miles, complete with the original engine and transmission, the only sensible thing to do is buy another one! In this case, however, Tundra-fanatic Victor Sheppard didn't have to.

After hearing about Sheppard's story and his incredible, long-lasting pickup, Toyota decided to trade him a brand new 2016 model for free. It would be Sheppard's 16th Tundra.

"These trucks are safe and dependable," Sheppard boasts...

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Why MIT Technology Review Considers Toyota One of the Smartest Companies of 2016

Toyota was listed at number 17 on MIT Technology Review's 50 Smartest Companies of 2016. It's a high honor coming from a publication by one of the top technology schools in the country.

What about Toyota caught MIT's approving gaze?

In January 2016, the Toyota Research Institute opened its doors with an initial $1 billion investment into artificial intelligence, robotics, self-driving cars, and mobility

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Toyota Camry Once Again the Most American-Made Vehicle

In today's economy, job security is a big concern, especially as many manufacturing jobs are outsourced to other countries with cheaper labor. At Avondale Toyota, we're proud that for the second year in a row, the Toyota Camry was ranked number-one on the Cars.com American-Made Index.

To even be eligible for the AMI, a vehicle must be assembled entirely within the United States, and must be made with at…

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Autotrader Dishes Details Regarding 2016 Toyota Corolla

If you haven't yet had a chance to check out the 2016 Toyota Corolla -- our resident champion of the compact sedan class -- we at Avondale Toyota Scion hate to be the bearers of bad news, but:

You quite likely are missing out.

Never fear, though, as Autotrader critic, Erica Ibsen, is here today to get you up to speed. Her assessment of the Corolla is available in the video below:

We've got a lot of love for the Corolla's engine, a 1.8-liter four-cylinder. Producing a healthy 132 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque, this four-banger is…

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Toyota Safety Sense will be Standard on Every Model by the End of 2017

Last month at the New York Auto Show, Toyota made a jaw-dropping announcement. By the end of next year, every single model of every single trim level will have Toyota Safety Sense as a standard feature.

That means even if you're driving the base-model Yaris, you can still enjoy cutting-edge advances in safety and collision prevention that once were only available on top-tier vehicles.

The reason for Toyota's seemingly boundless

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Toyota Takes Research On The Road

At the 2016 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Toyota is displaying a research vehicle based on the Mirai fuel cell vehicle which is equipped with satellite communications technology from Kymeta, a U.S.-based company that is the world’s leader in flat-panel antenna technology.

Toyota is working to enhance its connected technologies, including a plan to install a Data Communication Module into a broader range of its vehicles. The company is also considering using satellite communications in the future, including high capacity satellites that offer much higher data transfer rates than conventional satellite technologies.

While these satellites have…
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Here's Why You Need a Hatchback in Your Life -- Preferably the Scion iM

At Avondale Toyota Scion, we know Scion drivers are always on the lookout for a good time. But a good time requires a few things, among which are space and efficiency -- particularly when it comes to travel. That's why we're here to introduce the all-new Scion iM. Still not convinced you need a hatchback in your life? Well, we've got five fool-proof reasons why. Check them out in the blog post below.

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Scion Encounters Some Bandits With Graphic Artist Shawn Martinbrough

Fans of Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead will appreciate his other exciting series, Thief of Thieves. It takes a whole team of artists to create the cohesive stories readers anticipate. We at Avondale Toyota Scion can appreciate that kind of collaboration, because it's not unlike the process of coming up with concepts for advanced vehicle design. One thing is definitely for sure: both Scion and Kirkman know how to provide a thrilling experience. Check out the video below, featuring one graphic artist's interpretation of the Scion iA's run-in with some thieves.

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