15 Interesting Facts About Toyota - Toyota Parts Blog

Here are 15 fun facts about Toyota.

1. Toyota was founded in 1937.

2. Toyota has created 365,000 jobs in the United States.

3. There are 1,506 Toyota, Scion and Lexus dealers in the United States.

4. The Toyota Prius is sold in more than 70 countries and regions.

5. Toyota came to America in 1957.

6. Toyota’s founder’s name is spelled T-O-Y-O-D-A.

7. The first cars launched by Lexus were the LS 400 and the ES 250.

8. It takes a Camry V6 190 feet of test track to stop from 70 mph.

9. Eight vehicles manufactured by Toyota won the 2012 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study.

10.  Toyota has sold nearly 75 percent of all the hybrids in the United States.

11.  Toyota started by making automated looms in 1924. The profits were later used to invest in automobile production.

12.  The Toyota Supra was in production from 1978 to 2002.

13.  Scion was founded in 2002.

14.  Eighty percent of Toyotas sold 20 years ago are still on the road today.

15.  Toyota Motor North America headquarters are located in Torrance, California.

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Written by Tom Blackman