Something you tend to notice when you watch a television show or a movie based in Europe is how common hatchback cars are in other countries. Despite being thought of as ugly in some regions, many countries outside the United States see the hatchback as a practical, economical alternative to driving a sedan. Let’s examine why hatchbacks don’t find the same success here that they do in other countries further in this post. Come visit Toyota of Vacaville for new and used cars in Vacaville, California!Read the rest of this entry
What is a Toyota PHEV?
If you have been perusing the current 2021 Toyota lineup, then you may be wondering what is a Toyota PHEV? PHEV stands for plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. Toyota has a couple of options. We can explain what a plug-in hybrid is, and what its advantages and disadvantages are. We’ll also look at the Toyota PHEV lineup.Read the rest of this entry
2020 Toyota Prius and Other Toyota Hybrids Battery Warranty Coverage
With its lineup of eco-friendly and efficient hybrid vehicles, such as the iconic Toyota Prius and all-new Corolla Hybrid, Toyota continues to be the automotive leader for hybrid technology. Prospective car-buyers now have another reason to buy a Toyota hybrid vehicle, for Toyota increased the battery warranty coverage for all of its 2020 hybrid models. Read the rest of this entry
Next year, Tokyo will host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. As Japan’s biggest company and an automotive leader for eco-friendly cars like the Prius Hybrid and Mirai Fuel Cell Vehicle, it’s fitting that Toyota will provide the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics with a fleet of electrified vehicles. Read the rest of this entry
The Prius Prime offers multiple driving modes for drivers to choose from, including EV, HV, and EV Auto modes. The buttons are located to the right of the shifter, and each one adjusts performance to match the specific mode. We invite you to watch the video below to get a better idea of how the Toyota Prius Prime driving modes work and how you can use them for different on-road situations. Read the rest of this entry
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
Toyota Prius Prime was declared the 2017 World Green Car at the New York International Auto Show on April 12th, making this the second consecutive year Toyota earned the World Green Car title. From its 640 miles EPA-estimated total driving range to advance safety and convenience technologies, the new Prius Prime is a force to be reckoned with in the alternative fuel category. Keep reading to see how the Prius Prime beat out the competition!
For many years, our great city was known as “Voltageville”, a nickname given to us in recognition for our efforts to reduce our carbon footprint as well as promote the use of alternative fuel vehicles. We are proud to live in a community that is so committed to alternative energy vehicles like hybrid or electric cars, so we’ve compiled a list of EV charging stations all around the Vacaville area. Never be too far from a charge again!