Toyota FAQs

Are Toyota cars reliable?

Toyota is one of the world’s largest car manufacturers, and a leading producer of electric hybrid vehicles. The brand has a strong reputation among authorities and owners for its reliability, and its cars feature consistently on lists of the most dependable vehicles.

Are Toyota parts and repairs expensive?

On the whole, Toyota cars are inexpensive to repair and parts are affordable. The average repair bill for a Toyota depends on the model you choose, but can be as low as £247.73 (Yaris). As a large manufacturer, Toyota has a good supply chain for parts, which makes them easy to obtain and fit. For more information on the maintenance costs for your Toyota model, contact Snows Toyota today.

Are Toyota cars cheap to insure?

The cost of insuring a Toyota depends on several things. Factors related to the car itself include the model you choose and whether you’ve modified it. Other external factors come into play too, such as your age and driving history. The price of the vehicle provides an indication of how much it will cost to insure, but for full details on insurance groups and costs for your chosen Toyota, contact Snows Toyota today.

Are Toyota cars safe?

Toyota incorporates a wealth of safety technology into its vehicles, so that drivers and passengers can feel safe on the road. A range of active and passive equipment has ensured that, in recent tests by the independent safety body, Euro NCAP, the Prius, Yaris and C-HR all achieved the maximum 5-star rating. Euro NCAP is a recognised and respected authority in automotive safety and security.

What Toyota cars are hybrids?

Toyota is one of the market leaders when it comes to hybrid technology, and several of their models are now available as hybrids. These include the Yaris Hybrid, Auris Hybrid, C-HR Hybrid, RAV4 Hybrid, Prius, Prius + and Prius Plug-in. To find out more about the individual models, have a chat to our sales team at Snows Toyota.

What are the benefits of hybrid cars?

Hybrid cars have a huge range of benefits to UK motorists. Not only do they reduce the cost of fuel and have a positive effect on the environment, they are also easy and inexpensive to run. Generally speaking, the engines are simpler, so maintenance costs are lower and there are no components such as a clutch or timing belt to replace.As the technology improves, hybrid cars are also able to go further on electric charge only, cutting fuel consumption and emitting no CO2.

All this comes with little to no impact on performance too – Toyota’s hybrid cars offer the same keen acceleration and punchy response as their conventional fuel counterparts.

Where are Toyota cars made?

Toyota has a number of factories in Japan, as well as a facility in Derbyshire – where the Avensis and Auris are produced – and factories in France, Turkey and Thailand.

What is Toyota scrappage?

The Toyota scrappage scheme encourages motorists to invest in cleaner cars by offering savings of up to £4,000 on a new Toyota when they scrap their existing vehicle. It’s currently open to cars registered up to 30 September 2010. Contact us at Snows Toyota for more details.