Toyota Sienna earns Best in Class Minivan award at major technology conference

By blogsadmin | Posted in Toyota Sienna on Thursday, May 28th, 2015 at 9:32 PM
Toyota Sienna Green Technology Award from MIT

The Toyota Sienna’s Swagger Wagon label helps give it some fun-loving character, but aside from its light-hearted promotional videos, the Toyota Sienna is truly the best minivan on the road today. Although we’re a Toyota dealer and at least a little partial to the Sienna, a recent award from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) reinforces that best-in-class position.

That award is the Best in Class Minivan Award, which was given to Toyota at the New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA) Technology Conference, which is put together by MIT. Read the rest of this entry »

Give your dad the day he deserves in central Indiana

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community on Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 5:32 PM
Fathers Day 2015 Kokomo IN

2015 Father’s Day Events Kokomo IN

Finding the perfect gift for your dad on Father’s Day is a challenge, to say the least. While you can scour the aisles of a department store looking for the perfect gift, what your dad really wants is some quality time with his son or daughter. Fortunately, there is plenty to do in and around Kokomo on Father’s Day 2015, so you can give your dad the day he deserves. To help you find the perfect Father’s Day activity, we compiled a list of some of the best nearby events on Father’s Day 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Toyota Smart Key makes vehicle entry easier than ever

By blogsadmin | Posted in Technology, Tips & Tricks on Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 9:47 PM
Toyota Smart Key Vehicle Entry

Smartphones and watches have become a part of our day-to-day lives. While certain smart technology integrate with our vehicles, others, like Toyota’s Smart Key, are part of the vehicles themselves. Like any smart device, Toyota Smart Key is designed to make things a little easier on its users. Available on select Toyota models and trims, Smart Key makes getting in and out of your car simpler than ever before. Read the rest of this entry »

What’s the story with Toyota’s partnership with Mazda?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Technology, Toyota News on Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 4:21 PM
Toyota Mazda Partnership 2015

The automotive industry is full of competition among leading brands, and Toyota and Mazda certainly aren’t immune from that. But every now and then, automakers put their competition to the side and form partnerships to share resources to pool their research efforts. That’s exactly what the newly formed long-term partnership between Toyota and Mazda is intended to accomplish. Focusing specifically on safety and fuel efficiency, Toyota’s joint venture with Mazda will help the two brands continue to lead the way in these important categories. As the demand for efficient vehicles across all categories continues to rise and more preventative safety features become available, this partnership will keep Toyota and Mazda on the cutting-edge of automotive innovation. Read the rest of this entry »

Toyota Safety Sense takes preventative safety to new heights at affordable price

By blogsadmin | Posted in Technology, Toyota Avalon, Toyota Rav4 on Thursday, May 7th, 2015 at 8:50 PM
Toyota Safety Sense

While performance, style and efficiency all are important factors to consider when you look for a new car, safety often gets overlooked. Safety, in terms of collision protection, is measured by agencies like the IIHS and NHTSA, but there is much more to vehicle safety than how well it protects you in the event of an accident. In modern vehicles, active safety features have become increasingly common. Designed to improve drivers’ awareness of their surroundings, active safety features help increase visibility to reduce the likelihood of a collision. Toyota has recently rolled out a new active safety suite, dubbed Toyota Safety Sense, that is among the most affordable of its kind. Read the rest of this entry »

What is the difference between the 2016 and 2015 Toyota RAV4?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Toyota Rav4, Uncategorized on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 9:59 PM
2016 vs 2015 Toyota Rav4 Comparison

The announcement of the 2016 Toyota RAV4 was big news in the mid-size crossover segment. While the introduction of the of the RAV4 Hybrid grabbed headlines, the base configuration also is getting refreshed for the upcoming model year. Expected to arrive in the fall of 2015, the 2016 Toyota RAV4 features a number of enhancements that will help it continue to battle for the top spot in its category. While some of the changes are minor, it’s important to understand the differences between the 2016 and 2015 Toyota RAV4 models.

2015 Toyota RAV4 Review

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Toyota TRD Pro Series adds off-road toughness to Toyota lineup

By blogsadmin | Posted in Toyota 4Runner, Toyota News, Toyota Tacoma, Toyota Tundra on Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 9:30 PM
Toyota TRD Pro Series Kokomo IN Lafayette IN

When you think of Toyota vehicles, you might conjure images of the popular Camry or Highlander, but there is an entirely different side to the Toyota product lineup called the TRD Pro Series. While the names within the TRD Series may be familiar, these vehicles deliver toughness few vehicles can match. Read the rest of this entry »

Which 2015 Toyota Camry trim is right for your budget?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Comparisons, Toyota Camry on Monday, April 27th, 2015 at 9:59 PM
2015 Toyota Camry LE vs Toyota Camry SE

2015 Toyota Camry LE vs Toyota Camry SE

Comparison shopping is an important step before making any purchase. Whether it’s a box of cereal or a new car, savvy consumers will weigh their options and evaluate products based on price and quality. While comparing between multiple brands is essential in narrowing the search for the perfect product, interbrand comparisons are just as essential in the automotive industry. With multiple trims and packages available on most new cars, it’s important you find the model that has all the features and amenities you desire at price that fits within your budget. Read the rest of this entry »

When does the 2016 Toyota Tacoma go on sale?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Toyota Tacoma on Monday, April 20th, 2015 at 8:06 PM
2016 Toyota Tacoma Release Date

It’s been a few months since the 2016 Toyota Tacoma debuted at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Since that time, we haven’t heard a lot about the next-generation pickup. But as time passes, we get closer and closer to the official Toyota Tacoma release date, and as our customers continue to ask us, “When does the 2016 Toyota Tacoma go on sale?” we anticipate the new pickup to be among our top sellers. Read the rest of this entry »

See how the 2015 Toyota Camry stacks up against the 2014.5 model

By blogsadmin | Posted in Comparisons, Toyota Camry on Friday, April 10th, 2015 at 7:29 PM
2015 Toyota Camry vs. 2014.5 Toyota Camry

2015 Toyota Camry vs 2014.5 Toyota Camry

About halfway through the 2014 model year, Toyota began offering both 2014 Toyota Camry and 2014.5 Toyota Camry models. Although those two models were largely the same, aside from some reshuffling of equipment and the addition of a standard rearview camera across the entire range, the 2015 Toyota Camry was a complete redesign of both 2014 variations. Due to the fact many 2014.5 and 2015 models are available on dealership lots, including our own, we wanted to differentiate the two models in a 2015 Toyota Camry vs. 2014.5 Toyota Camry comparison. Read the rest of this entry »