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What is Toyota Dynamic Torque Control? How AWD Works in the RAV4 and Others

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Explaining the differences in Toyota’s all-wheel drive systems

Alex Leanse,

Distributing power between all four wheels makes it easier to keep driving through tough conditions, or simply have more confidence for whatever might come up the road. However, some all-wheel drive systems increase fuel consumption due to added mechanical exertion, even if added traction isn't needed in a particular moment. Toyota Dynamic Torque Control All-Wheel Drive aims to solve that.

What is Toyota Dynamic Torque Control?

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Toyota's Surprising Smash Hit Is NOT The Supra

It's something far more conventional.
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For years, the Toyota Camry was plain vanilla, at best. It did its job as a mid-size family sedan superbly and Americans responded in droves. The Camry has been one of America's best-selling vehicles for years and the latest generation model aims to continue that tradition. But the 2020 Toyota Camry is no longer vanilla, but rather, in TRD trim, a hot chocolate sundae with a cherry on top. It has attitude and sales appeal. A lot of it.
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2021 Toyota 4Runner, Tacoma, And Tundra Trail Editions Introduced at Chicago Auto Show

Toyota packs each model with tougher looks and a cooler in the tail.

CHICAGO—Toyota added another special edition trim to its truck and SUV lines when it introduced the 2021 4Runner, Tacoma, and Trail editions at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show. As its name implies, the Trail trim emphasizes the vehicles' outdoor-oriented mission. Using the mid-grade SR5 trim as a base, the Trail includes items such as black exterior badges, all-weather floor mats, and black seats with tan stitching.
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Toyota Tacoma Demand Forces Significant Changes

Such is the price of success.
Jay Traugott, 1/19/2020, CARBUZZ

Last Friday, Toyota made a big announcement regarding the production of several of its most popular models. First up is the Toyota Tacoma, which will cease production at the automaker's San Antonio, Texas production plant by late 2021. Instead, the majority of future Tacoma production will take place in Mexico. Why the change? Because Toyota Sequoia production is shifting from the company's plant in Princeton, Indiana to Texas, which has built the Tacoma and Tundra pickup trucks since 2010

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Here’s How Many Supras Toyota Sold In The U.S. In 2019

It sold well in December, besting its smaller coupe brother.
JACOB OLIVA, Jan 4, 2020, motor1

Toyota Motor North America has released its December 2019 and year-end sales report. The Japanese brand was able to sell a total of 2,383,349 vehicles. Despite the number, the marque suffered a 1.8 percent decrease in sales versus 2018's numbers, both in volume and daily selling rate basis.
Part of this sales number was the brand's halo car, the Supra. Toyota sold a total of 2,884 units of the two-seat sports coupe in 2019. The 86, the other…
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Mega Gallery: The Hottest Modified Toyota Supra Mk5s of SEMA 2019

Every Supra from the big show (maybe).

Edward Loh

The 2019 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show is on now. If you don't know what that is, what rock have you been living under? The SEMA Show is basically the world's largest gathering of automotive performance and styling parts, as well as everything else that goes along with vehicle modification; from tires to tools to lubricants to fuzzy/furry…

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2021 Toyota Avalon Borrows AWD System From the RAV4

Luxurious large sedan on top, rugged compact SUV underneath

2021 Toyota Avalon AWD rear three quarters
Alex Leanse, Nov 13, 2019, Motortrend

The Toyota Avalon has always been something of a stealthy, value-priced luxo-barge. But it's never been a vehicle with the means to confidently take on wet or slick conditions—until now. That's thanks to the new availability of all-wheel drive on this previously front-drive-only flagship sedan.

The addition of Toyota's Dynamic Torque Control AWD system promises to improve stability and confidence when driving through rain or snow. The Toyota Avalon AWD system can send up to 50 percent of the engine's…

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