New for 2018:Toyota Cars

Christian Wardlaw | Feb 12, 2018
Aside from introducing a redesigned Camry midsize sedan and announcing a freshened Sienna minivan, Toyota makes few, if any, changes to its lineup of passenger cars. Stay tuned, though, because a new Avalon is coming in 2019, and a new Corolla is due soon, too.


2018 Toyota Camry LE front quarter right photo
Detailed changes for each Toyota car and van are shown on the pages that follow, the vehicles listed in alphabetical order.

2018 Toyota 86

  • New GT Black trim with black outside mirrors and a special rear spoiler
  • New Thunder paint color reserved for GT Black trim
  • Hot Lava paint color discontinued

2018 Toyota Avalon

  • Toyota reports no changes to the Avalon in advance of a complete redesign for 2019

2018 Toyota Camry

  • Popular midsize family sedan is completely redesigned
  • Move to new global vehicle platform improves driving dynamics
  • New and more powerful 4-cylinder, V6, and gas-electric hybrid powertrains
  • New 8-speed automatic for 4-cylinder and V6
  • New continuously variable transmission for Camry Hybrid
  • Next-generation Entune 3.0 infotainment systems
  • Standard Toyota Safety Sense driver assist and collision avoidance technologies
  • L, LE and XLE trims aimed at mainstream drivers
  • SE and XSE trims aimed at driving enthusiasts

2018 Toyota Corolla

  • Standard illuminated front visor mirrors
  • SE and XLE trims add a leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • 50th Anniversary Edition is discontinued

2018 Toyota Corolla iM

  • Toyota reports no changes to this affordable 5-door hatchback

2018 Toyota Mirai

  • Toyota reports no changes to its California-only fuel-cell electric vehicle

2018 Toyota Prius

  • Toyota reports no changes to its popular hybrid hatchback

2018 Toyota Prius c

  • Toyota freshens the subcompact Prius c with revised styling and a new crossover SUV costume
  • A reversing camera is now standard equipment
  • New paint colors: Sandstorm and Tide Pool Pearl

2018 Toyota Prius Prime

  • Toyota reports no changes to its Prius-based plug-in hybrid vehicle

2018 Toyota Prius v

  • Toyota may have discontinued the Prius v hybrid wagon

2018 Toyota Sienna

  • Updated exterior styling
  • Quieter interior for SE and Limited trims
  • Standard Toyota Safety Sense driver assistance and collision avoidance technologies
  • Upgraded instrumentation, USB connectivity
  • New Entune 3.0 infotainment systems for all trims
  • New 360-degree top-down and surround-view camera system for Limited Platinum trim
  • New paint colors: Toasted Walnut, Alumina Jade, Parisian Night

2018 Toyota Yaris

  • Updated front and rear styling
  • New instrumentation for L and LE trims
  • Standard reversing camera, tilt steering wheel
  • New paint colors: Blue Eclipse and 2-tone Black Sand over Blue Eclipse

2018 Toyota Yaris iA

  • Toyota reports no changes to its Mazda-based Yaris iA sedan
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