2012 Toyota Venza – Toyota’s Compact Crossover

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 If you want a Crossover that is as compact and stylish as a sedan, buy a new 2012 Toyota Venza today. It is as compact and as stylish but it performs and saves as a crossover should.

Under the Venza’s hood is either a 2.7-Liter 4-Cylinder Double Overhead Cam (DOHC) 16-Valve with Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) engine with 182 hp @ 5800 rpm, or a 3.5-Liter V6 DOHC 24-Valve with Dual VVT-I that performs 268 hp @ 6200 rpm. And between the two, the 2.7L 4-Cylinder saves the most, with 21 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.

The Venza’s exterior features a very compact look but still has an appealing approach. Because it’s a Crossover, it can tow up to 3500 lbs of mass (with the tow prep package).To enhance these looks, Toyota included either 19-inch 10-spoke alloy wheels or 20-inch 5-spoke allow wheels, chrome accents such as the door handles and the exhaust, and projector-beam high intensity discharge headlamps.

For the interior, Toyota features sleek, leather-trimmed heated front seats, one touch fold-flat rear seats, and a telescopic steering wheel. For entertainment, a Voice-activated touch-screen DVD navigation system with integrated backup camera display and JBL Synthesis® AM/FM 4-disc CD changer with MP3/WMA playback capability backed up with 13 speakers. It’s also packed with SiriusXM Satellite Radio capability with NavTraffic™ (includes three-month trial subscription to XM Select Package and NavTraffic™), USB port with iPod® connectivity, auto sound leveling, hands-free phone capability and music streaming via Bluetooth® wireless technology.

Turn heads with your 2012 Toyota Venza in one of these colors – Barcelona red metallic, sunset bronze mica, golden umber mica, tropical sea metallic, classic silver metallic, magnetic gray metallic, black, aloe green metallic, or with extra cost, blizzard pearl.

2012 Scion tC – Simply Classy

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The 2012 Scion tC is the car with simplicity, with a punch of class; and is available in these colors – black, magnetic gray metallic, nautical blue metallic, sizzling crimson mica, cement, classic silver metallic, and super white.

Let’s begin with the Scion tC’s performance. Inside the hood of the tC is a 2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine with dual VVT-I, which provides 180 hp at 6000 rpm. And with a fuel economy of 23 mpg in the city and 31 on the highway, you don’t need to decrease your speed just to save fuel. And to be able to run in full speed, 18 inch alloy wheels are installed on the tC.

And for its exterior, Scion provided nothing but the best.  With its aerodynamic, elegant sculpt that appears to be simple, yet looks so classy as well, especially on black. To add more style, Scion installed a chrome-tipped exhaust and a panoramic glass roof with front power tilt/slide moon-roof. And to enjoy the city more when the evening arrives, the tC has projector-beam headlamps installed on it, to view the road in crisp light and clarity like no other.

The safety measures of the tC is the best for the class it provides; starting off with the Star Safety System that includes – Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Anti-Lock Brake System, Electronic Brake-Force Distribution and Brake Assist, and Smart Stop Technology. All these safety measures are to save you before, during, and after a crash.

And for the interior, the front seats are designed for a sport-type; the steering wheel is leather trimmed; the rear window has a defogging feature; and the entertainment is served nicely with the Pioneer Standard Audio System, partnered with 8 Speakers for everyone to enjoy good music while on the road.

Avail the 2012 Scion tC and enjoy simplicity with class on the side.

2012 Toyota Tundra – Toyota’s Heavy Weight Truck

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Picking a truck should suit your needs, so you might as well build one. And with the Tundra, Toyota will let you choose your parts, gadgets, and accessories that are compatible with each other; suiting your needs and taste afterwards.

First off is choosing the engine. From the Tundra, you can install a 4.0-Liter aluminum V6 DOHC 24-Valve with Dual Independent Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-I) engine that runs up to 270hp at 5600rpm, a 4.6-Liter aluminum i-FORCE V8 DOHC 32-Valve with Dual VVT-I engine that performs 310hp at 5600rpm, a 5.7-Liter aluminum i-FORCE V8 DOHC 32-Valve V8 with Dual VVT-i with 381hp at 5600rpm, or a 5.7-Liter aluminum i-FORCE V8 DOHC E85 Flex Fuel 32-Valve with Dual VVT-I that can run up to 381hp at 5600rpm. Among all four of them, the 4.0L V6 engine saves the most fuel, with 16mpg in the city and 20mpg on the highway.

Next in building a Toyota Tundra is choosing a body to use. The Tundra has four sculpts, namely – the regular cab, the double cab, the crew max, and the limited. The Long bed features a single cab, but compared to the regular, it has more space for cargo. The Crew Max has more space than the double, offering 6 spacious seats with a lot of foot room.

The final step is choosing the other essential parts. The wheels to choose from are – 17-inch split 6-spoke gunmetal-color-finished TRD Rock Warrior Package forged alloy wheels, 18-inch wheels, either a 5-spoke alloy type, a chrome appearance package chrome-clad steel type, or a Tundra grade styled steel wheels, or 20-inch 5-spoke wheels, either a split, machine-finished alloy type, an alloy type, or a TRD sport package alloy type.

For the interior, you can choose a simple audio system; a Bluetooth and USB enabled one; an audio system with display; or a voice-activated audio system (also with display).

Have your very own 2012 Toyota Tundra today in one of these colors – Barcelona red metallic, radiant red, magnetic gray metallic, pyrite mica, spruce mica, nautical blue metallic, super white, black, or silver sky metallic.

2012 Toyota Highlander – Built for Any Terrain

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It’s the SUV that is built for any terrain possible – the 2012 Toyota Highlander. It’s Toyota’s good-performing, gas-saving, elegant-looking SUV for the whole family to enjoy.

The Highlander runs with either of these Gasoline engines – a  2.7-Liter Double Overhead Cam (DOHC) 16-Valve 4-Cylinder with Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) engine with 187 hp @ 5800 rpm or a  3.5-Liter DOHC 24-Valve V6 with Dual VVT-I engine with 270 hp @ 6200 rpm, or this Hybrid engine – a 3.5-Liter Double Overhead Cam (DOHC) 24-Valve V6 with Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i), EV and ECON modes; 280 hybrid system net hp (209 kW).

Among the three, the Hybrid saves the most, with 28 mpg both in the city and on the highway. The Highlander can also tow with 3500 lbs or up to 5000 lbs of mass with the Towing Prep Package. Because it’s an SUV, it can offer seven spacious seats with enough foot room and shoulder room.

Its exterior is composed of a dark silver grille (or a hybrid grille on the Hybrid), chrome-accented lower grille, door handles and roof rails, a very functional windshield wiper de-icer, and either a 17-inch 7-spoke alloy wheels or 19-inch alloy wheels, either a 5-spoke or a 10-spoke type.

For entertainment, the Highlander offers an AM/FM CD player with MP3/WMA playback capability, six speakers, SiriusXM Satellite Radio (includes 90-day trial subscription to XM Select Package), auxiliary audio jack, USB port with iPod® connectivity, auto sound leveling, hands-free phone capability and music streaming via Bluetooth® wireless technology.

The 2012 Toyota Highlander is available in classic silver metallic, magnetic gray metallic, black, sizzling crimson mica, sandy beach metallic, cypress pearl, nautical blue metallic, shoreline blue pearl, or with extra cost, blizzard pearl.

2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser – Toyota’s All Terrain SUV

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If you want an SUV that will serve as a truck when you want it, avail a 2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser today. It’s very powerful, very reliable, and very efficient for an SUV.

Everything starts with the engine. Under the FJ Cruiser’s hood is a 4.0L V6 DOHC 24-Valve with Dual Independent Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) that runs up to 260 hp at 5600 rpm. For its fuel efficiency, it can reach up to 17 mpg in the city and 20 mpg on the highway. Its towing capacity is up to 5000 lbs of mass, giving you strength to pull a trailer with ease.

The FJ Cruiser’s exterior projects a bold, unique Toyota feature that can be proven by its strength. To enhance these features, Toyota installed these little numbers – multi-deflector halogen lamps, a two-tone exterior color, black overfenders, front and rear bumpers, metallic silver door handles and outside mirrors, and four wheels, either a 16-inch 6-spoke alloy, or a 17-inch steel or alloy.

For the interior, Toyota packed it with comfort and entertainment for long trips. First thing on comfort is the water-resistant fabric-trimmed front and rear seats. The rear seats can be folded for extra cargo, and it has air-conditioning vents for more comfort.

For the entertainment, we have the AM/FM CD player with MP3/WMA playback capability, backed up with six speakers (two in headliner), SiriusXM Satellite Radio (includes 90-day trial subscription to XM Select Package), auxiliary audio jack, USB port with iPod® connectivity, and hands-free phone capability and music streaming via Bluetooth® wireless technology.

Choose from silver fresco metallic, black, iceberg, army green, cavalry blue, or quicksand for you next set of hottest wheels, the 2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser.

2012 Toyota Avalon: From Basic to Luxury Territory

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The 2012 Toyota Avalon targets the older generation with a no-fuss and no-brainer yet near luxurious driving experience.  The 2012 Toyota Avalon was specifically built more for comfort than performance with lots of space and near-luxury equipment that the older drivers can truly appreciate. The Avalon is like a stretched out Camry that is more conservative but nevertheless have well-executed details.  It is slightly longer than Camry and is definitely a great improvement than the previously released version. Since the 2012 Toyota Avalon targets the older consumers, it is reasonable enough that Toyota put more effort into comfort and safety.  This vehicle is definitely handsome with the grille looking formal as ever being a bit wider and more prominent.  Looking from specific angles, some of the Avalon’s features are even quite similar to the Mercedes E-Class.

Inside the 2012 Toyota Avalon, presentation is clean and straightforward with an elegant dual-cowl dash and woodgrain trims.  Luxury is actually one of the vehicle’s hidden weapons to easily attract a consumer.  Reviews gave this vehicle a 9/10 rating for its excellent features and quality.

Safety is also on the top list of this vehicle and has been one of the Top Safety Picks for the advanced safety technology that Toyota has incorporated in this amazing vehicle.  They really have got it all covered gathering good crash test scores that separated them among the rest.

The 2012 Toyota Avalon gives a straight-line performance with its 3.5-liter V-6 that produces 268 hp and an updated six-speed automatic transmission.   Performance is undoubtedly good and manual shifting mode is also an option for those who prefer it.

EPA rating is currently at 19/28 mpg but Toyota definitely looks forward to producing a hybrid version of this as well.

2012 Scion iQ – Driving Smart in San Diego

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2012 Scion iQ Available in San Diego at Toyota San Diego

With the 2012 Scion iQ, you can fit anywhere, plus, you can drive in style. With this compact car, you can travel light and travel fast. The engine’s horsepower is 94 at 6000rpm, while the torque is 89lb-ft at 440rpm – giving you speed like the wind. Its MPG in the city is 36 while 37 in the highway, giving you a guarantee that every drop of fuel is being saved by your car. There’s also the ECO-Driving Indicator that will help you save fuel while you are driving which about 5%-10% on every load at the pump. The exterior of the 2012 Scion iQ has a sleek, smart looking, compact design. The wheel cover has two options to chose from – the 5-spoke wheel cover and the 7-spoke wheel cover. The side mirrors also have signal light indicators for turning. The headlights are Projector Beam Headlamps to guide your way through the dark night.

The interior design features leather-trimmed seats, including the steering wheel. The 2012 Scion iQ has the voice recognition/audio control feature, letting you play the next soundtrack, use the navigation system, talk on the phone, and voice-to-text someone while your hand is on the wheel. There’s also the Remote Keyless Entry System; with one press of a button, the doors shall be unlocked, and also starting the car. So you can start driving right after stepping out of your home.

If you want to ‘Drive Smart’, a compact car, and to travel light, at a reasonable price, buy the new 2012 Scion iQ. Avail the new 2012 Scion iQ with these available colours – Black Sand Pearl, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Black Currant Metallic, Hot Lava, Pacific Blue Metallic, Classic Silver Metallic, and Blizzard Pearl.

2012 Toyota Corolla – Riding through Time

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The 2012 Toyota Corolla, the car that stood the test of time. With the durability and the dedication Toyota gave on this car, 80% of Corollas that were sold in the last 20 years are still up and running. And now, with better specs, gadgets, and mileage, it’s more durable and reliable than ever, starting off with its 1.8-Liter 4-Cylinder DOHC 16-Valve Engine with Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) with 132 hp at 6000 rpm. Now, it provides speed that can handle your needs and your wants as well. And with its fuel economy of 26 mpg in the city and 34 on the highway, you can save gas without sacrificing speed too much.

Its exterior sculpt has this sports-car feel with its color-keyed front grille. And its 16 inch 5-spoke alloy wheels improve its look and add more style on the Corolla. And as an option, you can install a Power tilt/slide moon-roof with sliding sunshade, so you can enjoy the cool breeze of the wind while driving.

For your entertainment and connectivity while you’re on the road, Corolla has a standard AM/FM CD player with MP3/WMA playback capability, six speakers, auxiliary audio jack, USB port with iPod® connectivity, auto sound leveling, hands-free phone capability and phone book access via Bluetooth® wireless technology. You can also upgrade it to add features like the Sirius XM radio, HD Radio, advanced voice recognition, and so much more.

The new 2012 Toyota Corolla is available in these colors – magnetic gray metallic, black sand pearl, Barcelona red metallic, classic silver metallic, super white, sandy beach metallic, nautical blue metallic, and tropical sea metallic.