Awards

Tundra Owners ‘Know What They Can Tow’

October 22, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 22, 2013) – Texans know pick-up trucks. But do they know how much they can safely tow? If they’ve hitched their wagon to the Lone Star State’s native truck, they can get back to work without any guesswork.  ... more

Toyota Corolla Nominated for Green Car of the Year

October 17, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2013 – The 2014 Toyota Corolla has been elevated to “green heights.” The Green Car Journal has named the eleventh-generation sedan a finalist for the 2014 Green Car of the Year award and one of its top 5 Green Cars for 2014. The Corolla also earned the magazine’s ‘Green Car Product of Excellence’ distinction.... more

Toyota Motor Sales Dominates Auto Club Green Car List

September 26, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (Sept. 26, 2013) – California drivers looking for a green vehicle at a good value need look no further. Toyota, Lexus and Scion took top honors in the 2013 Green Car Guide, published today by the Automobile Club of Southern California. Six of the top ten overall green vehicle and “best value” scores are held by the Toyota family. ... more

Toyota Talks Trash

September 17, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (Sept. 17, 2013)– You can spot Toyota associate Ryan McMullan on his way to the Torrance campus cafeteria everyday – he’s the one carrying a reusable cup and plate for his lunch.  And he’s not the only one. ... more

Toyota Motor Sales Earns Three 2013 AutoPacific 'Ideal Vehicle Awards'

August 15, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., August 15, 2013 - - Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) demonstrated its ability to listen to its customers yet again. Three TMS vehicles were named in the annual AutoPacific Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA).... more

Toyota Camry Tops Midsize Segment in J.D. Power Initial Quality Survey

June 19, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., June 19, 2013 -- The Toyota Camry, America’s top-selling car for the past 11 years, is ranked the number one midsize car in the 2013 J.D. Power Initial Quality Survey.... more

Lexus LS Flagship Luxury Sedan Leads Industry in J.D. Power and Associates 2013 Initial Quality Study

June 19, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., June 19, 2013 – The Lexus LS flagship luxury sedan receives the highest score among all models in the industryin the 2013 J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study (IQS) with 59 problems per 100 vehicles (PP100).  This is the sixth year in a row the LS has had the highest score in the industry.
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Scion FR-S Named 2013 AUTOMOBILE Magazine All-Star

May 21, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 21, 2013) – The Scion FR-S was named a 2013 AUTOMOBILE Magazine All-Star today as part of the leading automotive publication’s annual list. To earn its spot, industry judges evaluated the FR-S against all current model year vehicles on sale in the United States across all categories. The FR-S shares its spot with the Subaru BRZ.
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Toyota’s Prius v and Avalon on Kelley Blue Book’s List Of 10 Best Family Cars

May 16, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., (May 16, 2013) –The editors of Kelley Blue Book (www.Kbb.com) selected the 2013 Prius v and the 2013 Avalon for their list of 10 Best Family Cars. The list is compiled annually by KBB.com editors to highlight vehicles that address unique family specifications and situations, and offer innovation.
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Lexus Ranks Highest of Any Luxury Brand in 2013 J.D. Power and Associates CSI Study

March 13, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (March 13, 2013) – Lexus ranked highest in customer satisfaction among luxury brands in the J.D. Power and Associates 2013 Customer Service Index (CSI) StudySM for the fifth consecutive year.  Lexus achieved an overall CSI score of 862 on a 1,000-point scale, 19 points above the segment average and the highest numerical score in the study, regardless of segment.
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Toyota’s Prius and Highlander Hybrid Earn U.S. News and World Report’s Best Cars for Families Awards

March 12, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., March 12, 2013 – The Toyota Prius and Highlander Hybrid have garnered category honors as part of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Cars for Families awards. The 2013 Toyota Prius took top honors in the Best Hatchback for Families category, while the 2013 Highlander Hybrid won the Best Hybrid SUV for Families award for the third year in a row.
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Lexus RX 350 Wins U.S. News & World Report Award

March 12, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., March 12, 2013 – Lexus earned a top honor in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Cars for Families Awards.  The RX 350 won 2013 Best Luxury 2-Row Midsize SUV for Families award for having the best combination of quality, features and space for today’s families.
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Scion FR-S Named Best Sports Car for the Money by U.S. News & World Report

February 21, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., (Feb. 21, 2013) – The 2013 FR-S beat out its competition to earn the Best Sports Car for the Money from respected publication U.S. News & World Report. The annual award recognizes value, quality and critical acclaim across 21 vehicle categories.... more

Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h Win U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 Best Cars for the Money Award

February 21, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2013 – Lexus earned top honors in two categories of U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 Best Cars for the Money awards for its outstanding value.  The RX 350 luxury utility vehicle received the Best Luxury 2-Row Midsize SUV for the Money while the RX 450h hybrid luxury utility vehicle won the Best Hybrid SUV for the Money.
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Toyota Tundra and Tacoma Pickup Trucks Win U.S. News & World Report's '2013 Best Cars for the Money' Awards

February 21, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2013 - - Toyota swept the pickup truck segments in the annual U.S. News & World Report “2013 Best Cars for the Money” awards.
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Lexus Ranks Highest in 2013 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study for the 2nd Consecutive Year

February 13, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2013 – Lexus ranked highest in vehicle dependability among all nameplates for a second consecutive year in the 2013 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS).  The study tracks the number and type of problems owners have with their three-year-old vehicles.  In the study, Lexus RX had the fewest reported problems in the industry, which is the first time in the history of VDS that a crossover or SUV has achieved this accolade.
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Toyota Motor Corporation Vehicles Continue to Dominate the 2013 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study

February 13, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2013 – Seven Lexus, Toyota, and Scion models captured segment awards in the 2013 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study, more than any other automaker.
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Scion FR-S Wins Cars.com Best of 2013 Award

January 16, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., (Jan. 16, 2013) – Collecting its first award of the new year, the Scion FR-S captured the Best of 2013 award from Cars.com, an online review and consumer information website. The win was announced at a Cars.com event surrounding the North American International Auto Show in Detroit and shared with the Subaru BRZ.
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Scion FR-S Wins First Ever AutoGuide.com Car of the Year Award

December 19, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., (Dec. 19, 2012) – AutoGuide.com judges have bestowed the consumer resource website’s first Car of the Year Award to the Scion FR-S. All new vehicles were evaluated against their competitors, new class benchmarks set and their importance to the automaker, consumers and industry. Describing the FR-S as “driving bliss,” AutoGuide.com called out the sport car’s agility and balance, in addition to its driver responsiveness.
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Car and Driver Magazine Names FR-S to 10Best Cars of 2013

December 05, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., (Dec. 5, 2012) – The Scion FR-S earned recognition today from Car and Driver, the world's largest automotive publication, as part of its “10Best” cars of 2013. The magazine highlights the best cars for under $80,000 available on showroom floors in January 2013. Scion introduced the FR-S earlier this year to positive industry reviews and consumer excitement. The FR-S shares its spot on the list with the Subaru BRZ.... more

Lexus Takes Top Honors for the Second Year in a Row in Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com 2013 Best Resale Value Awards for Luxury Brand

November 26, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 26, 2012 – Lexus earned top honors in the Luxury Brand category of Kelley Blue Book’s 2013 Best Resale Value Awards. In addition to taking the luxury brand award for the second year in a row, four Lexus models won in their categories: the IS sport sedan in the Entry-Level Luxury Car category, the GS 350 sport sedan in the Luxury Car category, the RX 450h in the Hybrid SUV category and the LX 570 in the Luxury Full-Size SUV/Crossover category. The Lexus LX 570 was also in the Top 10 overall for 2013 Best Resale Value. This is the third time since the Best Resale Value: Luxury Brand award was initiated in 2009 that Lexus has won, having earned the honor for the 2010 and 2012 model years as well.... more

Toyota Camry Tops Cars.com's American-Made Index for the Fourth Consecutive Year

July 03, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., July 3, 2012 - - The Toyota Camry mid-size sedan, America’s best-selling car for 10 years running and 14 of the past 15 years, claimed the top spot for the fourth consecutive year in the annual Cars.com American-Made Index.... more

Lexus Leads All Nameplates in J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Initial Quality Study

June 20, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., June 20, 2012 – Lexus earned the honor as the highest ranking nameplate in the industry in the 2012 J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study (IQS) with 73 problems per 100 vehicles (PP100). Lexus has ranked highest in the IQS study in 14 of the last 23 years, beginning with the brand’s first model year in 1990.... more

Toyota Motor Corporation Outperforms Industry in the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Initial Quality Study

June 20, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., June 20, 2012 – Toyota and Lexus vehicles captured five segment awards and five Toyota manufacturing facilities in Japan and North America won plant awards, including one Gold, in the 2012 Initial Quality Study (IQS), more than any other automaker in both categories.
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Three Toyota Models Selected as Best Family Cars of 2012

June 05, 2012
TORRANCE (June 5, 2012) – Three Toyota models have been selected as among the Best Family Cars of 2012 by Parents magazine and Edmunds.com. This is their fifth annual list, which will appear online today and on newsstands June 12.
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