Toyota’s PR division has been particularly busy for the previous three weeks or so, issuing a gentle move of press releases on the updates to its product line for the 2023 mannequin yr. With the discharge of information on a number of fashions at present—most notably the Corolla compact automotive and the Corolla Cross subcompact crossover SUV—we now have a reasonably complete image of Toyota’s full mannequin lineup for 2023. Try the model-by-model particulars under!
What’s New For 2023: Toyota
Sizzling on the heels of its debut as an all-new mannequin for 2022, the Toyota Corolla Cross subcompact SUV provides gasoline/electrical hybrid fashions for 2023. All Corolla Cross Hybrids use a brand new fifth-generation hybrid system that features customary Digital All-Wheel Drive (the gasoline engine powers the entrance wheels with the assistance of an electrical motor, and a second electrical motor powers the rear wheels). Full particulars aren’t but accessible, however Toyota says the Corolla Cross Hybrid may have 194 horsepower (standard Corolla Cross fashions have 169 hp) and ship an estimated 37 mpg in mixed metropolis/freeway driving. The Corolla Cross Hybrid can be supplied in LE and XLE fashions, together with new sportier S, SE, and XSE trim. Normal options embrace the brand new Toyota Audio Multimedia system with wi-fi Android Auto/Apple CarPlay connectivity. Pricing is just not but accessible, however the Corolla Cross Hybrid goes on sale this fall.
The Corolla sedan and hatchback fashions obtain up to date exterior styling entrance and rear, together with the Toyota Audio Multimedia system. The worth-oriented LE mannequin trades final yr’s 139-horsepower 1.8-liter engine for the 169-horsepower 2.0-liter utilized in different Corollas. The Corolla Hybrid sedan is now accessible with digital on-demand all-wheel drive, which makes use of a second electrical motor to energy the rear wheels. Beforehand the Hybrid was solely supplied in LE trim, however for 2023 it’s joined by 4 new trim ranges: LE AWD, SE, SE AWD, and XLE. The Corolla’s Toyota Security Sense suite of ordinary security gear evolves to model 3.0 with enhanced options.
Not too long ago unveiled as a new-for-2023 high-performance model of the Corolla Hatchback, the GR Corolla has generated appreciable pleasure already. Now, earlier than the brand new mannequin has even gone on sale, Toyota is including a limited-production variant. Becoming a member of the beforehand introduced Core and Circuit Version fashions is the brand new MORIZO Version. Named after Toyota president Akio Toyoda (who started utilizing the title Morizo so he may compete in racing actions much less conspicuously), the GR Corolla MORIZO Version boasts extra torque, decrease weight, and enhanced dealing with. The turbocharged 1.6-liter 3-cylinder engine stays rated at 300 horsepower, however peak torque will increase from 273 to 295 lb-ft. As well as, the 6-speed handbook transmission is an unique close-ratio unit, and there are shorter-differential gears as nicely. Weight has been lowered by almost 100 kilos, largely via the elimination of the rear seat, rear door audio system, rear window regulators, and the hatch’s rear wiper. The physique is additional strengthened with two rear strut braces, and the cast 18-inch wheels put on super-sticky Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 rubber. The 2-seater MORIZO Version additionally receives particular suspension tuning and unique red-and-black inside trim. Toyota says solely 200 numbered models can be constructed for 2023, however the MORIZO Version is just not a one-year-only providing—extra are deliberate to be produced for subsequent mannequin years.
After its redesign for the 2022 mannequin yr, the rear-drive GR 86 sports activities coupe provides a brand new limited-production Particular Version mannequin for 2023. The GR 86 Particular Version wears an unique Photo voltaic Shift orange exterior colour. A cat-back GR efficiency exhaust system with black-chrome suggestions provides a deep, growling exhaust notice. The Particular Version’s black-finish GR 18-inch wheels put on Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tires, and there’s a particular black C-pillar decal and a black rear spoiler for a bit extra visible zip. Solely 860 of the GR 86 Particular Version fashions can be produced.
Toyota is marking 4Runner’s fortieth birthday with a fortieth Anniversary Particular Version primarily based on the SR5 Premium 4WD mannequin. Unique gadgets embrace bronze-finished 17-inch alloy wheels, body-color “heritage” grille, and a bronze-colored fortieth Anniversary liftgate badge. The spotlight is the retro race-inspired yellow/orange/pink exterior graphics. Manufacturing is proscribed to 4040 models.
Toyota’s all-new pure-electric compact crossover SUV debuts as a 2023 mannequin. You possibly can try our First Look report by clicking the hyperlink under; keep tuned for our forthcoming full test-drive evaluation.
The C-HR, Toyota’s swoopy, car-like subcompact crossover SUV, was not included within the firm’s newest wave of 2023 product information. A redesigned mannequin is feasible (the C-HR debuted for the 2018 mannequin yr), however we predict it’s extra seemingly that will probably be carried over with no vital adjustments or maybe discontinued, for the reason that more-conventional Corolla Cross is establishing itself as a mainstream selection within the subcompact SUV class.
The favored Camry midsize sedan’s accessible Nightshade look bundle is up to date for 2023. The adjustments embrace 19-inch bronze-finished wheels, together with black-trimmed headlights and taillights.
For non-hybrid Highlander fashions, the earlier 295-hp 3.5-liter V6 is changed by a 265-horsepower 2.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. Although the 4-cylinder has much less horsepower than the V6, it gives improved torque—309 lb-ft as a substitute of the V6’s 263 lb-ft—so it ought to provide equally peppy acceleration along with its improved environmental emissions efficiency and comparable gasoline economic system. Different Highlander updates embrace a relocated wi-fi charging pad and twin 12.3-inch show screens for the high-end Restricted and Platinum fashions.
The Prius was not included within the newest wave of 2023 product information, so we don’t but know precisely what’s in retailer for Toyota’s pioneering hybrid compact automotive. An all-new next-generation mannequin might be within the works.
The RAV4 Hybrid provides an off-road-adventure-focused Woodland Version mannequin, which incorporates TRD (Toyota Racing Improvement) off-road-tuned suspension, Falken-brand all-terrain tires, flow-formed bronze-colored wheels, mud guards, black badging, and roof-rack cross bars. The inside receives a set of distinctive Woodland Version all-weather floor- and cargo mats.
Toyota’s full-size SUV will get a ground-up redesign (in the end) for the 2023 mannequin yr. You possibly can try our 2023 Sequoia First Look article by clicking the hyperlink under; keep tuned for our First Spin test-drive report subsequent week.
To have fun the Sienna minivan’s twenty-fifth yr, Toyota is providing a limited-production twenty fifth Anniversary Version mannequin. Based mostly on Sienna’s sporty XSE trim, the Anniversary Version provides a set of upgraded options from the Restricted mannequin, together with unique inside and exterior trim touches. Toyota will construct solely 2525 of the twenty fifth Anniversary Version Siennas.
Fanatics rejoice! The Toyota Supra will get an accessible handbook transmission for the 2023 mannequin yr—one thing many performance-driving aficionados have pining for for the reason that Supra was revived for the 2019 mannequin yr. A 6-speed handbook transmission is offered as an possibility on the three.0 6-cylinder fashions; the two.0 4-cylinder fashions will proceed to come back solely with the 8-speed automated. All 3.0 Supras get retuned steering and suspension, and three.0 Premium fashions get a regular 12-speaker JBL Audio system.
No official information but on the anticipated new-generation Tacoma, however the current mannequin provides SX and Chrome look packages for the entry-level SR5 trim degree. The SX Bundle consists of blackout trim and a singular mattress graphic. The Chrome Bundle provides chrome-finished 18-inch wheels, chrome door handles, and chrome TACOMA lettering on the tailgate. The all-new Tacoma is more likely to debut for the 2024 mannequin yr.