Toyota at 75: The Top Five Toyotas of All Time - Toyota Parts Blog

Toyota LogoToyota is celebrating 75 years in style with an interactive timeline on its global website. The interactive online feature tracks Toyota models from the 1930s all the way to present day.

The timeline has inspired us to take a look at some of our favorite Toyotas in the past 75 years. Below are the top five Toyotas.

#5. 1st Generation Toyota Crown

This is the car that started it all. Toyota kicked-off production of the Crown in 1955. While the Crown was offered in the United States until 1971, the vehicle still enjoys popularity in other markets today such as Japan.

#4. Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40

This sport utility vehicle from the 1960s set the tone for off-roading vehicles for years to come. This vehicle helped start the off-roading movement with its ability to handle some of the toughest terrain.

#3. Toyota Supra Mark IV

Toyota set a new standard with the Supra Mark IV. From 1992 to 2002, this sports car could do 0-60 mph in less than five seconds. Its rounded body styling set the tone for many sports cars throughout the 1990s.

#2. 2nd Generation Prius

In 2003, Toyota started production on the second generation Prius. It’s the version that put Toyota on the map for hybrid vehicles. While the Prius has undergone changes in the last few years, it retains many of the iconic stylings of the second generation version.

#1. 1997 Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry has been the best-selling car in America almost every year since 1997. It’s the car that has put Toyota on the map in the United States. The vehicle has undergone significant changes since 1997. However, the reliability and quality of the vehicle remains the same.

What is your favorite Toyota in the last 75 years? Leave your comments below.

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Written by Tom Blackman