That’s So Gay: 2018 Toyota Prius Prime Boasts 133 mpg

Look carefully at the Monroney Sticker for the 2018 Toyota Prius Prime and you will see that Toyota is promising, with the backing of fueleconomy.gov, that you will get combined electricity and gasoline mpg of 133 when you drive this…

2018 Toyota Corolla: She Works Hard For The Money (So You Better Treat Her Right)

My first car was the Toyota Corolla: The Toyota Corolla Tercel, to be specific. Sure, I was just looking for a cheap car that I could drive cheaply. I paid $5,000, with monthly payments of about $111, and even then,…

2018 Toyota Sequoia: For when you need to move more than just four adults

The Toyota Sequoia is just like its namesake: big and strong, but can take you down if you are not careful. Well, this Sequoia would never take you down and never take you for a frivolous ride unless that’s what…

2018 Nissan Leaf with ProPILOT Assist Technology: Worth a close look

Nissan proudly boasts that the Leaf is the best-selling electric vehicle (EV) in the world in all promotional materials related to the Leaf. It’s been completely redesigned for 2018 and now has a battery range of 150 miles, and that’s…

2018 Toyota Tundra 1794 Crewmax: Butch meets beautiful!

I still say trucks are for work, and if you want a truck to go glam and be beautiful, you have your meds all mixed up.  And yet..if you really do want a beautiful truck that can take it like…

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2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid isn’t (only) your grandmamma’s car: video review

The Toyota Camry has the reputation of being a boring car for old people. That’s disrespectful for both the car and older drivers. I think if you spent time with the 2018 Camry Hybrid, you’d agree this is no longer…

2018 Toyota Camry XSE V6 sedan has more than 15 pieces of flair

One of my favorite movies is Office Space with Jennifer Aniston, who plays a server at a TGI Fridays-type restaurant.  In one scene, her boss gives her grief because she’s only adorned with the minimum 15 pieces of flair. So, when…

All-new 2018 Toyota C-HR: Not for those with big bones or husky features

I admit, I’m not sure what to think of Toyota’s brand-new C-HR, the automaker’s latest entry into the subcompact SUV market. (And I admit, I don’t know where they come up with these anagram names.) It’s a peppy, sleek-looking little…

That’s so gay: 2018 Toyota 4Runner 4×4 TRD Off-Road is the perfect butch/Barbie mobile

My favorite television drama of 2018 so far is The Assassination of Gianni Versace, the true crime story of how the fashion designer was killed point-blank at his Miami mansion in 1997.  The series stars Ricky Martin and Penelope Cruz,…

2018 Toyota Camry: Still worth pinching and fondling, even well into middle age

The Toyota Camry: passersby want to touch it, thieves want to steal it. The latest Camry lives up to that legacy, and perhaps more impressively, it isn’t dated like many of your coworkers who are still dressing up for work…