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Expect a Busy Holiday Travel Season

 


The jingle bells are ringing, the trees are trim, and Santa’s getting ready to fill his sleigh. That’s right. The busy holiday travel season is upon us and this year, AAA is forecasting that more than one-third of Americans will be traveling for the festivities. That’s an increase of 4.4 percent over last year and it’s also the largest increase since AAA has been tracking holiday travel, dating back to 2001. Oh and thanks to the increased number of Americans who will be found on the road this year, it is also estimated that travel…

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2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

 


The 2020 Toyota Corolla has seen a complete bumper-to-bumper, fully encompassing transformation. So, it’s clear that the news the 2020 Toyota Corolla was already big for 2019. But wait, there’s more! There’s also going to be a new hybrid Toyota Corolla model that achieves at least 50 mpg combined fuel economy (projected). That makes the 2020 Corolla Hybrid the most fuel-efficient model to ever wear the model name.

 The design isn’t the only electrifying thing about the Corolla Hybrid. This high-efficiency model adapts the latest Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive from the new-generation Prius, already proven as…

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2019 Toyota 4Runner

 

Wow! It’s been 35 years of the Toyota 4Runner! The SUV was introduced back in 1984 and over the years, the Toyota 4Runner has built a reputation as the do-anything adventure vehicle. But of course, times have changed and in those 35 years, the 4Runner has clearly evolved to offer more things drivers search for including comforts, safety and tech. However, plain and simple, the main reason the 4Runner is still beloved has less to do with any changes that have been made over the years. Instead it has more to do with what hasn’t changed – namely the…

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Differences Between Synthetic, Full, and Conventional Oil Changes

 


The question of whether to use synthetic blend vs full synthetic engine oil is one of significant importance. The main considerations have to do with the higher price of full synthetic, which is commonly known as the far superior choice when it comes to protecting your engine and ensuring that the oil lasts long enough. However, it can be difficult to always get full synthetic oil changes, due to the costly nature, so synthetic blends were introduced as a cost-effective, yet highly efficient oil change alternative that is still superior to conventional motor oil. So, if you aren’t aware…

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Complimentary Initial Vehicle Diagnosis at Toyota of Greenville

 


The “Check Engine” light just came on in your vehicle! You think, oh, great, now I’m going to have to pay for diagnostics just to figure out what issues my vehicle is having.  Well, good news! Now at Toyota of Greenville, that’s no longer the case! When you visit us, you’ll receive a Complimentary Initial Vehicle Diagnosis from our service department. (Do keep in mind that the initial/preliminary diagnosis such as fault code read is complimentary. Additional charges may apply for further diagnostic work.)

It’s important to have peace of mind and knowing what’s…

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2018 Toyota Prius

 



Almost two decades after the first Toyota Prius was introduced in the U.S., the world “hybrid” has become common. Around the world, the name Prius is synonymous with the term and Prius leads in North American hybrid sales. The Prius is one of the world’s most fuel-efficient vehicles without a plug.

Every generation of the Prius has one key element in common: it exceeded the fuel efficiency of the previous generation. The latest version of its Hybrid Synergy Drive combines the output of a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine and two motor/generators. This is done through an…

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The 2019 Toyota 86

 


The Toyota 86 shines in a competitive sports car field. The 86 is a stylish 2+2 rear-wheel drive coupe that adheres to the fundamentals of automotive athleticism. It features optimal power-to-weight stats, a cunning design, superb balance and feel. In 2019, the 86 sheds none of its distinguished moxie, but instead it gains an even sharper edge through its newest grade: the limited production, 86 TRD Special Edition. The two existing grades – 86 and 86 GT – will continue to be offered and will complete the 86 range. The 86 will offer a wide variety of standard amenities, including the…

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Toyota Innovates For the Future


 

In a recent address, Akio Toyoda spoke of transforming the company that bears his family name from an automaker into a mobility company. The goal has been for Toyota’s engineers and scientists to be able to expand their research and development efforts to include mobility solutions and technology in their research for several years. The results of their continuous improvement of existing technology and innovation of new solutions has resulted in many advances for the company. It has also generated a lot of patents. A lot.

Just how many is a lot? In 2017, Toyota was awarded 2,015…

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Stay Safe This Memorial Day Weekend

 


This weekend is the Memorial Day holiday. Are you ready for the fun that is to be had? The grill is fired up, the pool is ready to be used, and millions of us will be hitting the roads to get to our holiday destinations.

Since Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, many Americans will be traveling for the weekend in near-record numbers. And this year, more people are planning to hit the roads, the skies, and the rails this weekend. According to AAA, this year more than 41.5 million Americans will be traveling. That’s a…

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Toyota Works Towards Its Sustainable Future

 


Toyota is reaffirming its goal to a sustainable future as it works toward the goals of its Global Environmental Challenge, which sets sustainability targets for the company to achieve by 2050. In North American, the efforts the company are taking to minimize environmental impact, protect the natural world, and help create a net positive value are found in four key areas: Carbon, Water, Materials and Biodiversity.

Here is how Toyota is making these efforts possible going forward:

- Carbon: To address climate change, Toyota is aspiring to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from operations and establish longer-term targets to achieve zero emissions…

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