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8 Great Winch Tips Every Off-Roader Should Know

When it comes to off-road recovery, winches are pretty important. When recovery straps aren’t enough to jerk your rig out of trouble, it’s time to bust out the Warn and[…]

Ways to Save Money on Holiday Traveling

It’s holiday travel season! Families will be hitting the road in record numbers for Thanksgiving and Christmas. If you want to save money on this year’s road trip, we recommend[…]

The Toyota Matrix: Why You Should Get This Car

The Toyota Camry, Prius and Corolla get a lot of attention. If you’re shopping for any of these cars, you’ll also want to take a look at the Toyota Matrix.[…]

Why You’ll Want a Toyota Avalon TRD Concept Car

Toyota unveiled a tricked out Avalon at this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas. It’s being called the Avalon TRD. According to MotorWard.com, the TRD has a supercharged 3.5 liter[…]

How to Tell If a Used Car Salesperson Is Shady

We all hear horror stories about those used car salespeople that are just plain terrible. They lie to you. They overcharge. They sell you a lemon. They are just plain[…]

How a Toyota Tundra Managed to Tow a Space Shuttle

In October, the Space Shuttle Endeavor crawled its way through Los Angeles city streets to its final resting place at the California Science Center. Along the way, it got a[…]

Will Drivers Want a RAV4 EV?

The RAV4 EV is both figuratively and literally electric. Toyota Motor Company has worked with Tesla Motors to develop an electric SUV. In September 2012, Toyota took the vehicle on[…]

How to Tell If Your Mechanic Is a Con Artist

Do you dread searching for a mechanic? You’re not alone. Unless you’re a gearhead, it can be tough to find someone that you trust. You never know if you’re dealing[…]

The Top Off-Roading Toyota Vehicles

Toyota trucks and SUVs make great rides for weekend warriors that love the off-roads. If you’re looking for a Toyota with some off-road capabilities, consider one of these models. Toyota[…]

When We Will Actually See Self-Driving Cars?

It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, but it’s true. States across the country are passing laws that make it legal for self-driving cars. California is the latest[…]

Why the Camry Is Better Than the Accord

If you’re looking for a mid-size sedan, you’ve probably considered the Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord. As a Toyota parts dealer, we’re a little biased when it comes to[…]

Toyota Helper Robots Will One Day Clean Your House

Are you tired of the daily grind of household chores? Wouldn’t it be great to never sweep, dust or pick up stuff again? Your dreams may have come true. Toyota[…]

Why Toyota Car Owners Are Smarter Than Other Car Owners

Okay… we said it. Toyota owners are smarter than other car owners. We can support this claim too. Here are a few reasons Toyota owners are the smart ones when[…]

Is the Toyota Smartphone Car the Future?

Toyota recently showcased a pretty cool concept car that acts like a smartphone. Toyota showed off the Fun-Vii, which stands for “vehicle interactive internet,” at the Tokyo auto show. The[…]

Why Thieves Love Crappy Old Cars

You might think that the most stolen car is the 2012 Toyota Camry because it’s the best selling car in America. The reality is that you have to go back[…]

Tired of Driving the Kids Around? Follow These Tips

Do you sometimes feel like you’re the personal chauffer for your children? Driving your kids around town can be tiring and sometimes stressful. If you want to cut down on[…]

How to Overcome the Stigma of Driving a Minivan

Minivans sometimes get a bad rap. They’re sometimes associated with “soccer moms” and carpools. Today’s minivans are a lot different than the wood-paneled ones that prowled the streets in the[…]

What Your Friends Are Afraid to Tell You About Your Car

Have you ever wondered what people really think about your car? Here are just a few things that your friends may be afraid to say about your car. Your car[…]

Why Hybrid Cars Aren’t Just for Hippies

Hybrid cars sometimes get associated with die-hard environmentalists. The reality is that hybrid cars are good for just about anyone. Whether you’re a college professor or a hardworking factory worker,[…]

It’s Time to Get Rid of These Dumb Driving Laws

Sure there’s a lot of debate when it comes to red-light cameras and cell phone use when driving. However, there are certain motor vehicle laws on the book that are[…]

How People Burn Money on Their Car Insurance

  Are you looking for ways to lower your car insurance? If you want to slash your premium without sacrificing your coverage, avoid these mistakes. Not checking the competition –[…]

Why the Tundra Is Better Than the F-150

The Ford F-150 may be the best-selling pickup truck in America, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the best. Here are some reasons you should take a look at the[…]

Car Insurance Scams That Will Piss You Off

Not all car accidents are accidents. Some are scams. While it’s not as common as other types of fraud, car insurance fraud should be a concern for all motorists. That’s[…]

Only Geeks Still Wear Bluetooth Headsets While Driving

Using a Bluetooth headset to take calls while driving is so 2003. Only dorky telemarketers still walk around with those things in their ears. We’re sorry if we’ve offended anyone,[…]

Why Toyota Is Just as American as Ford or GM

Toyota may have not started in the United States, but it’s truly becoming an American company. Don’t believe us? Just take a look at these stats. Toyota has nine models[…]

You’re Throwing Your Money Away If You Buy These Aftermarket Accessories

Buying aftermarket accessories for your Toyota is like burning money. That’s because you never know what you’re going to get with these types of accessories. Here are a few that[…]

How Generic Parts Are Slowly Killing Your Toyota

You might think that you’re saving money by installing generic parts instead of genuine Toyota parts. However, you’re going to spend more money down the road because you’re slowly killing[…]

Why Police Should Get a Ticket for Traffic Cameras

Many drivers hate red light and speed cameras. We couldn’t agree more with them. And it’s not because of the tickets. It’s because of the safety issues. According to Aol[…]

Teenagers Can’t Drive – Teen Driving Laws Every State Should Adopt

We hate to say it, but your teenager is probably a terrible driver. Drivers ages 16 to 19 have the highest annual accident and traffic ticket rates, according to the[…]

Why the Honda Insight Is a Sorry Imitation of the Prius

To the untrained eye, the Honda Insight looks similar to the Prius. However, they are two totally different automobiles. Here’s why you shouldn’t waste your money on the Honda Insight. […]

Important Moments in Toyota History

Here are some of the most important years in the history of Toyota. 1937 Toyota is founded by Kiichiro Toyoda. 1947 Toyota begins manufacturing the BM Truck. 1955 Toyota introduces[…]

The Top 5 Toyota Maintenance Mistakes

Car maintenance mistakes can be expensive. Avoid these five Toyota maintenance mistakes at all costs. Mistake #1: Put Off Auto Repairs There’s nothing worse than letting a problem with your[…]

The Best Ways to Keep Kids Calm on Long Road Trips

Here are some great ways to keep your kids calm during long road trips so you don’t have to hear the dreaded – Are we there yet? Are we there[…]

The Most Important Safety Features in Your Vehicle

Known for safety, Toyota is the first full-line manufacturer to make its Start Safety System standard on all vehicles. Besides your seatbelt and air bags, here are other important safety[…]

Don’t Leave Home without These Important Car Gadgets

Gadgets sure have changed the driving experience. These three hand-held gadgets are a must for your vehicle. 1). Smartphone Your smartphone is perhaps the most important gadget you can bring[…]

Why It’s Always Better to Buy a Toyota Certified Used Vehicle

When it comes to buying used cars, there’s always the worry about getting a lemon. One way to easily avoid this issue is to buy a certified used vehicle. Purchasing[…]

The Top Gas Saving Toyotas

If you’re looking to save on gas, you can’t go wrong with any of these Toyotas. The Prius Lineup You probably guessed this would make the list. You can’t[…]

The Funniest Toyota Commercials of All Time

We may be a little bias because we sell Toyota parts, but we think that Toyota has some of the best and funniest television commercials. Here are our four favorite[…]

The Top 7 Summer Vehicle Maintenance Tips

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, it’s driving season. But before you hit the roads this summer, be sure to follow these seven important maintenance tips for your Toyota. 1.[…]

How to Find Quality Genuine Toyota Parts

It’s important to find quality parts for your Toyota. This helps to keep your Toyota in optimal condition for years to come. When searching for Toyota parts, we recommend following[…]

Managing Vehicle Maintenance on Smartphones Got Easier

Are you looking for an easy way to manage your vehicle’s maintenance, insurance, warranty and roadside assistance? There’s a new app called MyAutoCloud that allows you to do just that.[…]

Easy Ways to Beat Summer Traffic

The typical American spends about an hour and a half in their cars each day. During the summer, high temperatures and standstill traffic can fuel tempers and road rage. If[…]

Are Electric Vehicles the Future?

MSN Autos recently had an interesting article on electric vehicles. The article explains that electric vehicle promises are “a bit optimistic” and “premature.” It goes on to say that electric[…]

The Best Sites to Read Unbiased Car Reviews

Reading car reviews can really help make the right decision when buying a new vehicle. Unfortunately, there are tons of biased reviews on the web. To help you find quality[…]

President Toyoda’s Favorite Non-Toyota Vehicles

Toyota President Akio Toyoda recently made some news by naming his favorite non-Toyota made vehicles. The shortlist included vehicles made by Japanese competitors. Here were some of the vehicles that[…]

The Perfect Toyota Father’s Day Gifts

Having trouble brainstorming gift ideas for Father’s Day? If your Dad drives a Toyota, here are some great Father’s Day gifts that will bring a smile to his face. Carpet[…]

5 Reasons to Buy a Toyota

Looking to buy a new car? Here are five reasons you should buy a Toyota. 1. Safety – Toyota is regularly best in class when it comes to safety. In[…]

Premium vs. Regular Gas: Does It Matter?

Regular, plus, premium, supreme … does it really matter what type of gas you put in your car or truck? That’s a tricky answer. According to the California Energy Commission,[…]

Easy Ways to Fix Auto Dents

Car dents can be expensive to fix. That’s why many people just live with the unsightly shiner on their vehicle. If you’re tired of having a dent on your vehicle,[…]

The Top 5 Green Driving Tips

Are you ready to start making a difference? Here are some easy driving tips that will help you do your part to better the environment. 1). Keep Your Vehicle Light[…]