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Toyota Tacoma tears up the trails of the Pacific Northwest at annual Hotel Tacoma event!

Let's be honest folks, when most people think of Toyota cars, safety and sensibility often are the first things that come to mind. And that's a well-deserved reputation, as Toyota offers an array of reliable cars and innovative safety technology suite like Toyota Safety Sense-P on many of its new models. That said, as great as Toyota cars are for families and daily commuters, there are plenty of models in the Toyota portfolio that aren't above a little fun in the mud. And there's no better place to do so than Hotel Tacoma.

 

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Important Tips Before Taking that Road Trip

Before you pack up the car and head out for that memorable road trip, pay close attention to these guidelines before you go. There have been countless vacations surely ruined that could have gotten prevented if the drivers had taken a few extra precautions in advance.

Before you head out for that trip, consider the following:

Make certain the tire pressure is precise in all the tires.

Check the radiator when the engine is coolant and add the appropriate fluid.

Keep a spare gallon of coolant in the car in case the vehicle overheats on the road...

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Tire Service Can Be a Beneficial Maintenance

Tire service is something that most reputable tire service centers offer for your vehicle that can provide many benefits over the course of ownership. There are different services for tires, one of which is tire rotation. By getting tire service completed at regular intervals, you can receive the maximum length of time out of the tires you have on your vehicle...

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Toyota debuts Toyota FT-4X Concept at New York International Auto Show!

Toyota has always been on the cusp on innovation in the automotive industry, so it's only natural that all eyes of have been on its offerings at the New York International Auto Show. And Toyota did not did not disappoint. This week, Toyota released the Toyota FT-4X Concept, a compact crossover that's a total departure from the norm, and a perfect fit for those with adventurous lifestyles.

 

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Toyota earns World Green Car award for second year in a row with Toyota Prius Prime!

Nowadays, it seems that everyone is making an effort to "go green". Whether it's composting at home, choosing sustainable products at the store, or even taking some time out to clean up around the community on volunteer days with co-workers, it's great to see so many people getting out to do their part for the environment. 

 

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Be Prepared When You're on the Road

You may have heard of those roadside emergency kits for your car? Well, if you don't already have one, then it is a good idea to get one put together. You can really put whatever you want in it, but you should include a few important things. Be sure to include plenty of bottled water and warm blankets and hand warmers. You should also have a First-Aid kit and a cell phone and charger. Pack a tow rope, working flashlight and batteries, and jumper cables. You should also have flares or reflective triangles in your kit in case you…
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Buying a New Toyota Has Options

There are a plethora of people who are wanting to purchase a new car this year. If you want to buy a new car, there are many ways that you can finance it. We offer a variation of different vehicles that you can choose from as well as offer you different ways of financing. However, some people would prefer to use something other than a car loan. This is a great way to have more flexibility in your payment options and when you change out your vehicle. A car lease can help you in a variety of ways, and many…

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Safely Have Your Check Engine Light Examined

Although the check engine light turning on may cause you to panic it is a great way to alert you when something is wrong with your vehicle. There can be many different problems that occur that can cause your check engine light to turn on. These are only a few of the problems that may be occurring.

Bad spark plugs

A damaged catalytic converter

A bad thermostat

Faulty ignition coil

Damaged gas cap

Bad air mass flow sensor...

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Synthetic V.S Conventional Oil: Differences that Matter

Understanding the difference between synthetic and conventional oil may save you an extra trip to the dealership. Every engine requires a certain type of oil for its basic functions. Whether your vehicle runs on a synthetic blend of oil or straight conventional, comprehending the difference between both is a must for vehicle owners. Conventional oil is used to prevent damage to your vehicle's engine. Adding lubrication, the oil reduces engine build up and harmful dirt from clogging your vehicle. Conventional oil is often described as dark and thick...

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Change That Oil: It Will Be Beneficial

You bought a new car, and you are fully aware that the vehicle is going to have to go in for some regular maintenance. Even if your car is pre-owned, it still may be under warranty and will need care, just as if it were a new car.

There is a service guide that should come with your vehicle. It tells you how often, and what kind of service needs to be rendered to the vehicle to keep it running smoothly. It may also list the service requirements necessary to keep the warranty valid. Some services are mandatory for the…

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