How to use Automatic High Beams with Toyota Safety Sense

The Automatic High Beams feature, which is included with Toyota Safety Sense, is designed to help improve safety with regards to high beam use in your Toyota vehicle. When using your high beams, whether you’re approaching a vehicle going the same direction or an oncoming car, this innovative feature automatically switches to your low-beam headlights. In turn, Automatic High Beams turns your high beams back on when you’re in the clear. To get a better idea of how it works, its limitations, and how to use it in your Toyota, check out this detailed video about Automatic High Beams. Read the rest of this entry >>


What’s the difference between sedans and hatchbacks?

With so many different vehicle types to choose from, it can be overwhelming to find the option that is right for you. If you’re searching for a 4-door passenger car but don’t need a ton of space or power, chances are you’re exploring the sedan and hatchback markets. But are these two vehicle classifications really that different from one another? Come along with us as we explore the main differences between sedans and hatchbacks. Read the rest of this entry >>


What is the towing capacity of the Toyota RAV4?

A reason why many drivers opt for crossovers, SUVs, and trucks, as opposed to sedans or hatchbacks, is to be able to tow equipment. Whether you’re looking to take the boat for a weekend fishing trip or help your buddy move with a trailer, it’s important to know how much your vehicle is able to tow. Today, we’re focusing on the Toyota RAV4 and providing you with any details you might need with regards to towing. Read the rest of this entry >>


Does the Entune 3.0 App Suite use phone data?

Being able to use up-to-date technology features is one of the best perks of purchasing a new car, let alone a new Toyota model. For some 2018 models and the majority of the 2019 lineup, Toyota has introduced an updated version of Entune: Entune 3.0. The new infotainment system includes some new and refreshed elements, such as Apple CarPlay, navigation options, and more. Much like the Entune system, Entune 3.0 offers an App Suite, allowing drivers to control certain phone apps from the central display screen in their vehicle. But does the App Suite use your phone data? That’s what we’re here to find out. Read the rest of this entry >>


How does the Toyota Prius Prime compare to the Tesla Model 3?

With the increasing popularity of hybrid and electric vehicles, many drivers are turning to eco-conscious models for their daily commutes. Toyota and Tesla are among the most forward-thinking brands when it comes to alternative-fuel vehicles, so it’s no surprise that models like the Prius Prime and Model 3 are taking the automotive industry by storm. Let’s take a closer look at a few differences and similarities between these two vehicles. Read the rest of this entry >>


What is Toyota V2V Technology?

It’s no secret that automotive technology is quickly advancing. From innovative driver-assistive features to self-driving cars, there are plenty of vehicle enhancements to be excited about. Toyota is among the cutting-edge automotive brands that are leading the pack in terms of innovation. Let’s take a closer look at Toyota’s latest announcement to add vehicle-to-vehicle (or V2V) technology to all its models. Read the rest of this entry >>


Should you turn your A/C off before turning off your car?

A lot of interesting questions come up when you own a vehicle. Perhaps you heard something from an old mechanic or a trusted mentor gave you some automotive advice. But is any of it true? One thing you may have heard is that you need to make sure to turn off your car’s air conditioning before switching off the engine. Below, we’ll dig a little deeper into that piece of advice and the reasoning behind it. Read the rest of this entry >>