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Toyota Cars: Which Make and Model Is Right for You?

Tips for Buying a New Toyota Car

Toyotas are some of the most dependable and affordable cars on the market. Read to learn what you should consider before buying a new Toyota car.

Toyota cars are some of the most dependable, safest, and longest-lasting vehicles. The manufacturer still boasts the best-selling vehicle of all time, the Corolla, with more than 1 million sold every year.

If you are looking for a new Toyota car, there are many to choose from. Toyota now has dozens of models in every category, from SUVs and crossovers to sedans, vans, buses, and pickups. It can be difficult to know where to start.

The good news is that there is an option to fit almost any lifestyle, driving needs, and budget. Once you understand the basics of each model, you can determine which is best for you. Keep reading to find out more.

Why Buy A Toyota?

Durability is a major reason to choose a new Toyota car. Their engines last for decades, especially with regular upkeep. You can expect Toyota components to be well designed and made, and function as intended.

Resale value is another great reason to consider a Toyota. Last year, Kelley Blue Book ranked Toyotos as the best resale value brand. They cited the manufacturer's sedans, crossovers, and pickups as particular examples of vehicles great at retaining their value.

Finally, Toyotas are extremely safe. Even base models come with myriad safety features, like lane departure monitoring and rearview cameras. Across-the-board Toyota models perform well on national safety impact and crash testing.


The Toyota Corolla is a good choice among compact cars. As mentioned, each year, it competes for the best-selling vehicle in the world. It comes with a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, with the option of upgrading to a 2.0-liter, 169-horsepower.

The Corolla is very fuel-efficient. You can expect it to get between 31 mpg (city) and 40 mpg (highway). Its base models come with a lot of features, like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, especially for a vehicle with a starting price under $20,000. The Corolla also comes in a hatchback option, which gives you a lot more cargo room than the sedan. 

If a mid-size sedan is more what you are looking for, the Camry is a step in the right direction. It offers a roomy cabin with leather upholstery and wood inlays in higher trim levels. It comes with either a 7- or 9-inch touch screen, and wireless charging is an option.

The Camry has much more power than the Corolla. It comes with a 2.5-liter gasoline engine with a hybrid-electric option. The hybrid can get upwards of 53 mpg in the city.

For something a bit sportier, the Toyota Supra, which has only been around since 2020, is a great choice. It has superior handling and ride-quality. You can choose between a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder, 255-horsepower engine, and a turbocharged 3.0-liter, inline-six with 382 horsepower.

Like other luxury sports cars, the Supra base model comes with many driver-assist features. It also has an 8.8-inch display, and Apple CarPlay is an option.


Smaller SUVs, or crossovers, continue to gain popularity. This is due to their ability to combine fuel efficiency with function and features. When it comes to Toyota SUVs, there are many to choose from.

The Land Cruiser is a perfect mix of offroad capabilities and luxury. The 200 and 300 series are some of the more popular options. The former has a V8 diesel automatic four-wheel-drive engine, while the 300 has a V6 diesel twin-turbo engine.

Each Land Cruiser comes with four-zone climate control, heated front seats, and leather-trimmed upholstery. They also come with a 9-inch touchscreen and wireless charging capabilities.

The Rav4 is another great option if you want to combine rugged with stylish. It has become one of the best-selling vehicles in the United States, with good reason.

The Rav4 has a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that gives it offroad power. It also comes in a hybrid-electric version, which will get you upwards of 41 mpg.

Besides power, the Rav4 also is a smooth and quiet ride on-road. This makes it an ideal choice for drivers looking for a single vehicle for daily driving and weekend recreation.

The Toyota Sequoia is another SUV option that has been around since 2000, in various iterations. With a 5.7-liter V8, this vehicle offers a towing capacity of up to 7,400 pounds. This makes it great for hauling campers and boats, and the extra cargo space will be perfect for your next family vacation.


The Toyota Tundra and Toyota Tacoma are the two most popular trucks the manufacturer offers. The Tacoma is a great light-duty pickup and is a favorite of off-roaders. It has a very flexible suspension and comes with standard driver-assist features.

Toyota raised the 2022 Tacoma a bit, with the TRD Pro sitting about 1.5 inches taller up front, and the Trail Edition 1.1 inches higher. This gives the vehicle better departure angles and breakover. The Trail Edition now has bronze lettering on the grille to batch the bronze 16-inch rims, for a distinctive look.

Toyota redesigned the full-sized Tundra in 2022 for the first time in 14 years. It now has the option of an extended or a crew cab and comes with a massive 14-inch-wide touchscreen. Another major revamp of the Tundra includes a coil-spring rear suspension, which gives it a much more comfortable ride than other pickups its size.

Toyota has stuck with the twin-turbocharged V6, which offers power but helps a great deal with fuel efficiency. The engine comes in 348, 379, 437, and 583 horsepower options. You can get up to 12,000 pounds of towing capacity with this pickup.

Find a New Toyota Car Today

Now that you have an idea of the options you have for a new Toyota car, you can decide which is best for your driving needs and budget. A reputable dealer will be able to further advise you on features, trim levels, and options for each of these makes and models.

Sahara Motors Dubai is a top exporter of new Toyota cars for sale. We have a wealth of experience and expertise in handling various export markets and pride ourselves on exemplary customer service. Take a look at our extensive online inventory or contact our sales team today for assistance in selecting the right Toyota for your driving needs.

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