Top 10 Toyota Cars of All Time

Top 10 Toyota Cars of All Time

Toyota is a Japanese car manufacturer. It was founded in 1937 by Kiichiro Toyota. Over the years, Toyota has built a reliable name in the automotive industry with high-quality cars. This Japanese car company released its very first car, The Model AA, in 1937. Toyota is one of the largest car manufacturers in the world. They produce nearly 10 million vehicles per year worldwide. Toyota makes most types of vehicles, sedans, hatchbacks, SUVs, pickup trucks, minivans and sports cars. Toyota made a family car, the Corolla, in 1966. Since then, it has been one of Toyota’s best-selling cars.

Toyota also has its own motorsport brand – Gazoo Racing. It was founded in 2007. They make three types of cars in Gazoo Racing. GR models are custom vehicles, GR sports models, and GRMN.

Let’s take a look at the top 10 Toyota cars that have made the company successful.


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Introduced in 1966, the Corolla debuted in the car market as a Subcompact car. It was the best-selling car at the time. The car was such a hit that it is still in production today. Later, in 1991, it was called a compact car. Corolla has reached a milestone of 50 million sales and has evolved over 12 generations. The 12th generation of the latest Corolla is available in three body styles: Sedan, Hatchback and Station Wagon. The 12th generation was introduced in 2018. Corolla’s competitors were Honda Civic, Nissan Sunny and Mitsubishi Lancer. Excellent sales records have made this car one of Toyota’s best-selling cars. Last year, in 2021, Toyota sold 248,993 Corolla cars. To date, more than 45 million units have been sold. Without a doubt, it is one of the best-selling cars of all time.

Toyota Supra

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Supra is a Japanese sports car that we have always seen on television or in games. Production for supra started in 1978 until 2002. Later, in 2019, the fifth generation Supra was released as the GR Supra, as part of Gazoo Racing. Supra has always been part of motorsport. For all Japanese car enthusiasts, this is one of their dream cars. It has always been on the list for its captivating looks and beastly performance. The GR Supra can go from 0-100 km/h in 5.2 seconds. It got a 3.0-liter turbocharged Inline-Six engine. It produces 382 horsepower with 368 lb-ft of torque. Indeed, it got the power and strength.

Toyota Land Cruiser

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One of Toyota’s longest-running series of vehicles. Production of the Land Cruiser began in 1951. It started out as a Jeep for the military. Lately, this car has been considered an all-terrain vehicle and a full-size SUV. It is currently one of the most popular SUVs on the market for its luxury and comfort. It’s an all-purpose car. Land Cruiser can be taken off the road and used for city driving. For this reason, Toyota Land Cruiser exceeded 10 million in number as cumulative worldwide sales in 2019. Cars like these made Toyota a reliable brand.

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Toyota Camry

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Camry has been in production since 1982. It was initially introduced as a compact car. Gradually it became a middle class. It became Toyota’s second ‘world car’ after the Corolla. Camry’s spacious cabin, comfortable seats, impeccable safety scores and other decent features made it a great overall package. The 2021 Camry is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with an output of 302 horsepower. Although, it comes with an optional 3.5-liter V6 engine with 301 horsepower. It is available with front-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. With continued solid performance, this car ultimately made its consumer happy with the purchase.

Toyota 2000GT

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It is Toyota’s first sports car. 2000 GT is a limited edition car. It was commissioned by Yamaha. A total of 351 vehicles were produced in this model. This makes it a rare and expensive car. Production started in 1967 and ended in 1970. The engine type in this sports car was liquid-cooled with 4-stroke, two-valve and in-line six-cylinder engines that produced 150 hp and 176.5 Nm. This car was featured in the James Bond movie “You Only Live Twice”. It became a famous car indeed. This car brought Toyota into the world of motorsport and made a place for 2000GT in the list.

Toyota Prius

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It is Toyota’s first hybrid car. While most companies today look forward to making hybrid cars, Toyota did this work as far back as 1997. Prius production began in 1997 and is still ongoing. Initially it was a four-door sedan, but after 2003 a five-door hatchback was made from it. It offers front-wheel and four-wheel drive. This makes it a practical and reliable vehicle.

Toyota RAV4

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The RAV4 is a compact crossover in Toyota’s line-up. It is Toyota’s first compact crossover SUV. This compact SUV comes with front-wheel and four-wheel drive options. RAV4 was first produced in 1994 and is still going on today. This vehicle has been designed with consumer needs in mind. Back in the day, people wanted the benefits of SUVs, fuel economy and cargo space in compact cars. It became a huge success worldwide. RAV4 is still in production and has been a huge hit for over 20 years.

Toyota 86

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86 is the joint car of Toyota and Subaru. Subaru produces it. Production began in 2012. Toyota 86, also known as Subaru BRZ, is a 2+2 fastback coupe. This car is described as “waku-doki” in Japanese, which means “pumping heart, racing adrenaline” in a small package. The latest generation is infused with a 2.4-litre FA24D H4 engine. Therefore, this car was an example that Toyota can still participate in the race of sports cars.

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Toyota Highlander

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It is a mid-sized crossover SUV with five doors. Highlander became one of the medium crossover SUVs. Production of this car started in 2000 and is still in production. The first generation Highlander was introduced in 2001 and finished in 2007. Then the second generation was introduced in 2008 and the show stopped in 2013. Production for the third and fourth generations started in 2013 and 2019 respectively. sales registered with 264,128.

Toyota Celica GT-Four

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This car is a sporty model of Celica Liftback. It is a 3-door liftback coupe with four-wheel drive. Celica GT-Four was produced to compete in the World Rally Championship. Therefore, in just seven years, it achieved 30 wins, four driver titles and two manufacturer titles.