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Chicago Auto Show 2010: Toyota range at auto show
Toyota, who is facing the global crisis of recall problems has displayed many vehicles including the latest and updated models in Chicago Auto Show. Toyota Division V.P. Bob Carter, unwrapped the boldly redesigned 2011 Avalon at the Chicago Auto Show

THE BIGGEST auto show, Chicago Auto Show 2010 is showcasing world's latest automobiles. There are more than 1000 kinds of vehicles are for display. All large automobile manufacturers are taking part in ten days long Chicago Auto Show 2010 with their latest and upcoming models. The range includes alternative fuel vehicles, concept cars, family sedans, hybrids, pickups, SUVs sports cars and minivans.

Toyota, who is facing the global crisis of recall problems has displayed many vehicles including the latest and updated models. In Chicago Auto Show there is no problem of Toyota recalls. List of few models of Toyota at Chicago Auto Show 2010.

Toyota Matrix: Toyota Matrix are available in four versions, starting with the Base, S, S with all wheel drive and XRS. A 132 horsepower, 1.8 liter 4-cylinder is standard and a 158-hp 2.4 liter four-banger powers the S AWD and XRS. A 5-speed manual is standard and a 5-speed automatic is available, except on the S AWD, which gets a 4-speed auto.

Toyota RAV4: Toyota continues to upgrade its entry level crossover SUV, the RAV4. The 4-cylinder engine produces 179 horsepower, while the V-6 is good for 269 horses. All 3 models (Base, Sport and Limited) have a choice of front or all wheel drive and 4-cylinder or V-6 engines.

Toyota 4Runner: Toyota’s 5-generation 4Runner has a new 2.7 liter 160-hp 4-cylinder engine and 4-speed automatic is standard with rear wheel drive while a 270-hp 4.0 liter V-6 with 5-speed automatic is optional and standard on 4-wheel drive models.

Toyota FJ Cruiser: FJ Cruiser 5-passenger sport utility vehicle, which recalled the FJ Land Cruisers from Toyota’s early years in the US market. It is still the real deal for exploring off-road (with 4WD), or looking rugged on the highway (RWD). For 2010 engine development has resulted in a 19 horsepower boost to 258 for the 4.0 liter V-6.

Toyota Highlander: Toyota's 2nd- generation Toyota Highlander 7-passenger midsized crossover SUV is in its 3rd-model year for 2010. Highlander rides on a platform derived from the Camry and Avalon, and provides up to 95.4 cubic feet of total cargo capacity.

Toyota Sequoia: Toyota’s large SUV Toyota Sequoia enters the 3rd-model year of its 2nd- generation with a new SR5 standard 4.6- liter, 310 horsepower V-8 that is more powerful and more efficient than the 4.7 liter V-8 it replaces.

Toyota Sienna: Completely redesigned for 2011, the third-generation Sienna adds contemporary styling and more interior space than ever before. The Sienna will come in 5-grades: Sienna grade, LE, SE, XLE and Limited. All-wheel-drive is available with the V-6 on LE, XLE and Limited models.

Toyota Tacoma: Toyota Tacoma, the best-selling pickup truck in its segment, offers the STAR Safety System of dynamic control technologies as standard equipment in all models and grades for 2010. Standard engine is the 159 horsepower, 2.7-liter 4-cylinder connected to a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic gearbox.

Toyota Venza: Toyota’s 2010 Venza crossover vehicle combines engineering and design targeted specifically for the North American market. Engine of Venza is a new 2.7-liter four-cylinder, or an available 268 hp, 3.5-liter V6 with a towing capability of 3,500 pounds. Both engines are mated with a 6-speed sequential-shift automatic transmission.

Toyota Avalon: Toyota Division V.P. Bob Carter, unwrapped the boldly redesigned 2011 Avalon at the Chicago Auto Show. Avalon is an Ultra Low Emission Vehicle that is powered by a 24-valve, dual-overhead cam 3.5-liter V-6 that produces 268 horses and comes mated to a multi-mode 6-speed automatic transmission. A new 5-passenger cabin has been designed with a contemporary style, featuring coordinated colors and rich wood-grain materials.


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