A frequent commenter here on TundraHeadquarters.com (shout out to mk) posited an interesting thought: It makes more economic sense to buy a new Toyota Corolla than it does to buy a new Prius, because it would take years of driving and gas savings to recover the cost difference between the two.
Said another way, the $5500 price difference between the Prius and the Corolla buys a lot of gas. Right?
While I was completely inclined to agree with this idea, I decided it might be fun to run the numbers. Here’s how I broke things down.
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Toyota announced a virtual smorgasbord of new features for the 2013 Land Cruiser SUV including several features that could end up on the 2014 Toyota Tundra. These new features come as the Toyota Land Cruiser turns 60 and represents a combination of honoring its past plus new technology.
The pedestrian versus vehicle rights conflict on roadways was made painfully clear in West Seattle when a jogging pedestrian was struck by a semi and critically injured. When emergency workers arrived at the scene, they remarked on camera that the man should not jog to work. Their remarks were peppered with expletive insults. This has concerned joggers and bicyclists up in arms, but the question of how much sympathy the man deserves is still open for debate.
Here is a Top 10 countdown of the 2011 stories that stood out for us.