2016 Toyota Tarago

2016 Toyota Tarago front view

Here is yet another MPV from Toyota’s family of vehicles, known under the various names, depending on the markets. In Japan, this minivan is known under the name Estima, in Australia as Tarago, and in other selling areas as Toyota Previa. The current, fourth, generation of the model started back in 2006, and the 2016 Toyota Tarago will probably be the first model of the new, fifth generation. Big redesign will, most likely, affect various segments. 

2016 Toyota Alphard

2016 Toyota Alphard side view

The 2016 Toyota Alphard is close relative to the minivan we reviewed earlier on, the Vellfire model.  Both these models went through the redesign for previous model year, so new one shouldn’t bring anything major. Changes that might happen include few cheap tricks that will make the model fresh as possible. Starting with the design, here are the most important specs for the new Toyota Alphard:

2016 Toyota Land Cruiser – News, price, release

2016 Toyota Land Cruiser front view

The Land Cruiser SUV is one of the vehicles with longest history from Toyota’s line-up. It was originally made back in 1951, but it was made in only 90 copies. Since then Japanese brand produced its Land Cruiser in convertible, hardtop, station wagon, and utility truck versions. The first copy of the vehicle was made for off-road oriented ride, and since 1961 Toyota started to produce comfort-oriented copies as well. Upcoming 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser will not bring drastic changes, since the big redesign and new generation is expected for 2017 model year, or perhaps even 2018. The reason for this is in fact that the Land Cruiser has long-lasting generations, and the current one started back in 2007, which allows the Toyota to prolong the big makeover. Let’s start with news and expectation regarding the 2016 model:

2016 Toyota Noah Review

2016 Toyota Noah front view

Toyota Noah is little known vehicle in US or Europe from Japanese giant. In fact this model is exclusively made and sold for the Asian market. It is an MPV capable to accommodate up to 8 passengers firstly produced back in 2001. Its redesign was made back in 2007, and upcoming 2016 Toyota Noah belongs to third generation of the model. This generation started with 2014 makeover, when Noah MPV received various interesting changes. Here is what we can expect from new, 2016 model year:

2016 Toyota Rukus News and review

2016 Toyota Rukus front view

The Rukus model is little known model from Toyota’s range, primarily designed for the Australian market. Its first, and current generation lasts for a while now, and looks like the 2016 Toyota Rukus will mark the beginning of the second gen with numerous changes. Its specific shape will probably be carried over, while changes which will modernize the look and driving specs of the model. So, without getting into too many details, here is what you can expect from the redesigned 2016 Rukus:

2016 Toyota Vellfire Review

2016 Toyota Vellfire front view

Just a month ago, Japanese manufacturer launched latest generation of its Vellfire minivan. 2015 model received numerous upgrades, and this is the main reason why we won’t see as many changes in 2016 Toyota Vellfire. In fact, 2016 Vellfire will be mainly carried over, with possibility for some minor changes, which could include some feature shuffling or additional exterior paint. The name of the model comes from combination of words velvet and fire. Here is the review of its most important specs:

2016 Toyota Matrix News

2016 Toyota Matrix front view

Toyota’s Matrix model is a compact hatch, which was originally produced back in 2002, and launched as 2003 model. However, the production of this interesting model is discontinued in 2013 for US market, and a year later in Canada. The upcoming model year could bring news regarding this model, which could be offered again as 2016 Toyota Matrix. Whether this information are true or not, is left too, but here is what new Matrix will offer if its production starts again.

2016 Toyota Vios Review

2016 Toyota Vios front view

The 2016 Toyota Vios was upgraded for previous model year, but seems like Toyota aims to make one more step forward and to offer its customers even more with 2016 model. Changes will affect the exterior and interior of the upcoming Vios, but the engine will, most likely stay unchanged.  These changes will be done as part of Vios’s mid-cycle refreshment. Here are the latest news about what we can expect from the upcoming 2016 Toyota Vios:

2016 Scion FRS News and Specs

2016 Scion FRS front

Scion brand is a division of Toyota, specialized for production of vehicles for North American market. It was founded in 2002, and produced total of 6 models. FRS is the youngest in the line-up. 2016 Scion FRS will go through mid-cycle facelift, and changes made on this model will affect its weight, performance and design. However, the biggest fuss is caused the news about new body styles of the FRS, which will be offered with upcoming model year.

2016 Lexus LS changes, redesign

2016 Lexus LS front

Flagship sedan from luxury car brand Lexus will continue its course as one of the main models from the line-up. New model year will bring major redesign, and beginning of the new generation which will start with 2016 Lexus LS. Some clues about what we can expect from this model were revealed by Alain Uyttenhoven, Head of Lexus Europe in its interview for British magazine Autocar. As stated in the interview new LS will come with numerous improvements, although it will probably be launched as 2017 model.