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Best or worst used car values! Toyota is leading the story

People often scoff at Toyota for making tiresome and uninteresting vehicles, but a recent consumer behaviour research by Consumer Reports suggests that in spite of whether people may say, but the Japanese auto maker has a number of best used cars on the market and people are still interested in buying used cars from Toyota. In the study of Consumer Reports on used cars from 2004-2013, the Japanese automaker was able to capture 11 places on the list of brands and models and it is more than any other brand or car maker.

Toyota

Toyota

This study was broken down in two parts for a better response, price was considered as major factor while the size of the purchased vehicle was another influencer in this buying behaviour study. On almost every price variation point, Toyota has at least one entry and in almost every segment from SUVs to SAVs and saloons to city cars.

The study only recommend cars with electronic stability control. They compiled a list of 28 recommended vehicles, in which Honda/Acura had the second most point at six, and Ford, Hyundai and Subaru managed two each. The Detroit brands also managed to be on the list, but not in an optimistic way.

On the part of most worst and least reliable vehicles Consumer Reports there is a list of 22 vehicles. This list consists of not recommended car models on the base of reliability and bad reputation for more than one year. General Motors had the most number of models on the list at six, but Chrysler and Ford weren’t far either.

Toyota Hilux – Motorización

El motor es el mismo que desde que se lanzó, un 3.0 D-4D (common rail, turbo de geometría variable e intercooler) que desarrolla 163 CV a 3.400 rpm. Propulsor más que probado que le permite a la Hilux desenvolverse con agilidad y acelerar de 0 a 100 km/h en poco más de 13 segundos. La caja, en este caso es una manual de cinco marchas bien relacionada y precisa, pero también se puede optar por una automática de cuatro.