Articles tagged with: XLE

Sports Utility Vehicles / Crossovers, Toyota, Uncategorized »

16 Jun 2016 | No Comment | 904 views
2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid:  A breath of fresh, uncomplicated, enjoyable driving

By Don Hammonds

We are “ravin’ about the 2016 Toyota RAV4 around here these days–especially the RAV4 hybrid with its combination of economy, looks, class,  and one of the best interiors in the small sport utility field.

But some of the reasons we like it a lot are strictly psychic.  We think it is such a relief to get into a car where we don’t have to guess where anything is located. That is so not happening these days with so many …

Minivans/Station Wagons, Uncategorized »

11 May 2011 | No Comment | 2,126 views
2011 Toyota Sienna XLE: Just heavenly

By Don Hammonds

I think I’ve gone to minivan heaven.

I just finished testing Toyota’s new 2011 Sienna minivan, and it’s a winner for so many reasons it’s hard to know where to begin. But generally, this seven passenger Sienna XLE all-wheel drive minivan has everything I’ve ever wanted on a family hauler, except for a hybrid engine to really boost the mileage. The all-wheel drive feature–an exclusive with Sienna–is worth the price of admission alone for snowy Pittsburgh.

The new Sienna has terrific …

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