Toyota models name meanings
Toyota has a lot of vehicles in their line up but have you ever stopped to wonder what each of the model names mean? We have created a list of their current 2020 model lineup and defined each of their names. Keep reading to see what they mean.
This name has been passed down from the “AE86” Corolla GT-S, which is where the 86 has been inspired from.
The name is from the combination of four-wheel drive and off-road runner.
The word “Avalon” gives the portrayal of spaciousness, comfort and sophistication.
Coupe High Rider
Means “crown” in Japanese.
This is the outer portion of a flower.
Taken from inspiration from the Scottish Highlands, the Highlander was designed to convey power, energy and ruggedness.
This name was created to imply the ability to drive anywhere and everywhere.
Created from the Latin prefix “to go before.”
This name is an acronym of Recreational Active Vehicle with 4-wheel drive.
To convey longevity, strength and beauty, the name is a reflect on the Sequoia trees.
This name is from the Italian city, Siena.
The name “Tacoma” is from the Salish tribe in Washington, which they named the mountain that provided water to their land.
This name was to convey strength and ruggedness.
Stems from the Greek goddess, Charis, who was the symbol of beauty and elegance.
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