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What do the different Toyota model names mean?

Here is a list of meanings of recent and current Toyota model cars, trucks and SUVs.

Yaris

Named after Charis, a goddess in Greek mythology, who was a symbol of beauty and elegance. "Ya" refers to the German expression of agreement, symbolizing the car's broad appeal in styling and representative of Toyota's next generation of global cars.

Corolla

Named after the outer envelope or crowning portion of a flower.

Matrix

Refers to a rectangular arrangement of rows and columns, which corresponds to the cross-functional nature, versatility and interior functionality of the vehicle.

Prius

Derived from the Latin prefix meaning "to go before".

Camry

Comes from kan-muri, the Japanese word for crown.

Avalon

Refers to a legendary island paradise in the western seas off the British Isles where King Arthur was carried. Evokes images of comfort, spaciousness and sophistication.

Venza

Venza is a combination of the words "venture" and "Monza," a city in Northern Italy with a racecourse named Autodromo Nazionare Monza. The name was chosen to represent venture, outdoor leisure and driving performance.

Sienna

Derived from the Italian city of Siena.

RAV4

Recreational Active Vehicle with 4WD.

Highlander

Conveys power, energy and ruggedness.

4Runner

Refers to a combination of 4-wheel drive and off-road runner.

FJ Cruiser

Comes from the FJ 40-series Land Cruiser first introduced in 1961.

Sequoia

Named after the great redwood Sequoia tree to convey strength, longevity and beauty.

Tacoma

Derived from a native word for snowy mountain. Chosen for its outdoor images of strength and power.

Tundra

Refers to a rugged terrain that conveys strength and robustness.

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