Toyota products of the future: expanding EVs and redesigning trucks

4 runners: A redesign on the automaker’s global body-on-frame platform will take place in 2024, when the 4Runner will become the last of the “Four Brothers” to make the leap. Like the Tacoma, expect a hybrid powertrain tuned to max power and torque for a mid-size off-roader.

Grand Highlander: Borrowing a page from other automakers’ playbooks, Toyota will introduce a bigger, longer unibody three-row crossover to be called the Grand Highlander in 2023. It will be built alongside the Highlander in Princeton, Ind., and will feature a more spacious third row as well as advanced driver-assistance technology and more luxurious placements to top it off from the popular Highlander.

Highlander: Toyota’s big three-row crossover will receive a new 2.4-liter turbocharged engine and other powertrain upgrades in the second half of 2022.

Venja: The hybrid-only midsize crossover debuted in 2020 as the US version of the Japan-made Harrier and is due for a refresh in 2024.

RAV4: Toyota’s bestselling nameplate will get a facelift in the first half of 2023 along with styling updates and some new safety and infotainment upgrades for the compact crossover.

C-HR: The timing of its demise is unknown, but the C-HR subcompact crossover is expected to fade away as dealers have the Corolla Cross.

Corolla Cross: Toyota introduced the fifth generation of its innovative hybrid technology in the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross, giving the all-wheel-drive subcompact crossover an additional 25 hp, while increasing combined fuel economy by 23 percent over the model going on sale this year. Hui. The Corolla Cross will be due for a refresh in 2026.

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Siena: The redesigned minivan arrived in late 2020 and will be due for a midcycle freshening in 2025.

crown: Imported from Japan, where it will soon launch its 15th generation, the Crown is a fastback-styled sedan with increased ride height and an electronic AWD system that attempts to find a middle ground between traditional sedan styling and crossover popularity. It will be available for sale in the US at the end of the year. Other Crown variants could be brought here later if the sedan is successful.

Camry: Toyota has given a mild refresh to the midsize sedan in 2020 and is expected to refresh the life of the current generation in 2024.
Corolla:
Toyota is refreshing the Corolla lineup this year, adding a more powerful 2.0-liter hybrid engine and an odd option to give the compact extra power and increased fuel economy.

Prius/Prius Prime: Toyota will redesign the Prius Hybrid and Prius Prime plug-in hybrid in 2023, which is expected to change the styling significantly. See a whole lot of safety, driver-assistance and infotainment upgrades as well.

GR Supra: For the driving enthusiasts, Toyota is adding an optional six-speed manual transmission to the 2023 GR Supra Coupe this year. Otherwise, its next freshness is not expected until 2026.

Gr 86: Toyota and partner Subaru introduced a redesigned 86 in 2021 and renamed it the GR86 to highlight Toyota’s role of Gazoo Racing in its development. It is expected to refresh in 2026.

GR Corolla: With a power-intensive 300-hp 1.6-liter three-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed manual, Toyota’s new hot hatch, which will go on sale this year, features triple exhausts and a powertrain that allows the driver a choice of Has forward/rear power distribution bias – 60/40, 50/50 or 70/30 – best suited for driving conditions.

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