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2023 Family Car Trends

2023 Family Car Trends to Keep in MindWhether it's 5 am hockey practices, grocery shopping, or family camping trips, you need a vehicle that can keep up with everything an active family has to throw at it. Let's look at the 2023 Family Car Trends that will help you concur your day no matter what it has in store.Upgraded Minivans, SUV and CrossoversForm and function collide with the all-new 2023 lineup;...

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FAQ Winter Tires
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6 Frequently Asked Questions About Winter Tires______Q: How long do winter tires last?A: Many variables can impact how long your winter tires will last, most concerning your driving habits. Though we can't provide an exact lifespan, based on an average driving distance of 20,000--25,000 km per year, you'll generally get at least 4--5 seasons out of a set of tires._____Q: How can I tell if it's...

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What is CVT
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What is CVT?CVTThe Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) has long been recognized by Toyota engineers as one of the most powerful weapons in their battle for maximum fuel efficiency. CVT Transmission vs Automatic TransmissionIn conventional manual and automatic transmissions, a pre-set number of gears limits the powertrain to a narrow operational range where fuel efficiency and performance...

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2022 Toyota Tundra
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Introducing the all-new 2022 Toyota Tundra - The New Definition of GritThe all-new 2022 Tundra has been redesigned from the ground up to offer improved performance, with a choice of powerful, efficient engines and impressive towing and payload capacity. It also offers premium refinements, a chiseled design and all the tech you need to get you to your destination in comfort and style.STYLE: STRENGTH...

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Toyota Motorsports
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Toyota MotorsportsQuality, reliability and durability may be the things that quickly come to mind when you think of Toyota. It's time to add fun-to-drive to that list. In fact, with a presence in motorsports -- and a legacy of success -- dating back more than 60 years, Toyota has been just as focused on building-in track-bred performance as it has on building-in quality. But first, let's dive...

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Electric Vehicle Myths
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Myths About Electric VehiclesAs gas prices continue to skyrocket across the country, more drivers are thinking of "going electric" -- but what does that mean?Like any new technology, it is easy to get confused about how electric vehicles work, what maintenance they require, whether they will save you money and more. To help you stay in-the-know, we are busting four of the most common...

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5 Tips To Avoid Potholes
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5 Tips to Avoid Pothole Damage on Your ToyotaAh, summer. It's a Canadian classic for a reason. And with international travel restrictions lifting, now is the perfect time for a road trip to bunch of different locations.Before setting off on your fall road trip, you want to make sure your vehicle is as road trip ready as you. "Booking a service inspection" with a Toyota Certified Technician will give...

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Road Trip Ready with Toyota
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Getting Road Trip Ready with ToyotaYou know warmer days are fast approaching when you start planning road trips with your friends and family. With breathtaking views, a great playlist, and snacks; it's always the best way to kick off the summer fun. Whether your next escapade is by the Canadian Rockies or somewhere closer, being prepared guarantees that you make the most out of your escape. Here are...

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Spring Cleaning: Service Maintenance
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Toyota Spring Cleaning: Spring MaintenanceSpring cleaning isn't just for your home. Your Toyota can benefit from spring cleaning, too! These 3 services keep your Toyota spick-and-span on the inside and out, which may help improve vehicle performance and keep your car in tip-top shape all year long.Spring Cleaning Steps:Service #1: Toyota Combustion and EFI System Cleaner ServiceDid you know environmental...

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A World Without Accidents - Toyota Safety
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A World Without Accidents Toyota's Ultimate Goal Your Safety Is Our Peace of Mind Pre-Collision System Pre-Collision System (PCS) provides collision avoidance or collision mitigation support in certain situations where a frontal collision is likely to occur, and in some cases, will automatically apply the brakes to help the driver. Watch the video to learn more. Always...

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2023 Toyota Sequoia
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The All-New 2023 Toyota Sequoia Get Ready for Something Big. Book Your Test Drive Now at Toyota on the Trail. Full-Size SUV Ready to make it's Mark All-New From the Ground-Up, the Three-Row 2023 Sequoia Is Set to Elevate the Full-Size SUV Segment With It's Robust Looks, Luxurious Comfort, Impressive Technology, and Breath-Taking Performance Courtesy of an Exceptional New Hybrid Powertrain....

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All New Toyota Multimedia System
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The All-New Toyota Multimedia System The all-new Toyota Multimedia system has arrived, and it includes a huge list of new features and enhancements! The new system makes your driving experience easier than ever, whether that’s connecting to your smartphone, listening to music, checking the weather, or getting directions. With this new system, Toyota continues to stay dedicated...

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Understanding Hybrid Technology
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Understanding Hybrid Technology WHAT IS A HYBRID CAR? We all wonder how hybrid technology ‘actually’ works. But it’s easier to get into a hybrid vehicle than you think! With that in mind, let’s dive a little deeper into what makes this technology so interesting. HOW DO HYBRID CARS WORK? What is the difference between a gas vehicle and a hybrid vehicle? You...

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Winter Driving Tips
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Winter Driving Tips We're helping Edmonton drivers navigate the roads safely this winter with these winter driving tips. Not your average winter When the Canadian winter decides to show its nasty side, Edmonton drivers are forced to adapt in order to get where they need to go. In 2017, there were over 20,000 weather-related crashes in Canada. By preparing, taking your time, and...

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Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires: What's the difference?

Service Lesson: Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires What does "all-season" really mean? It's time to talk about how misleading the name "all-season tires" can be. It seems that whoever gave "all-season tires" their name wasn't a resident of Edmonton, Alberta. A good set of all-season tires can be expected to do incredibly well in rainy conditions...

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Toyota's Plug-In Hybrid Lineup
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Toyota's Plug-In Hybrid Lineup Electric vehicles are sweeping the nation in popularity, and technological advancement has made electric and hybrid vehicles even more accessible to Edmontonians. Previously, hybrid and electric vehicles were widely considered expensive and largely experimental in concept, not to mention unreliable for Canadian weather. Thanks to recent technological advancement...

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2022 Toyota Sienna in Edmonton, Alberta
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2022 Toyota SiennaThe Toyota Sienna We Have Been Waiting ForThe 2022 Toyota Sienna, Edmonton's minivan of choice, gives you all the tools your family will need to tackle your days in style. Make no mistake, this is a dynamic vehicle that lets you live your life to the fullest while keeping your family safe and comfortable. It was also designed to handle the unexpected. With a surprising amount...

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2022 Toyota C-HR in Edmonton, Alberta
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2022 Toyota C-HRThe Toyota C-HR We Have Been Waiting ForThe 2022 Toyota C-HR Edmonton drivers can test drive at Toyota on the Trail is unlike anything Toyota has made before. It has a distinctive look thanks to a sculpted style, interesting to look at from every angle.No matter where you look, it stands out. Stay connected throughout your drive, and throughout the vehicle, with next-gen...

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2022 Toyota GR Supra in Edmonton, Alberta
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2022 ToyotaRocket Fuel for Your SoulHoned on the track. At home on the streets. The 2022 Toyota GR Supra serves up pure driving pleasure at every turn. Available with a choice of two turbocharged powertrains. With its front-engine / rear-wheel drive set-up, low centre of gravity, and racing-inspired interior, the GR Supra is ready to translate your every input into sheer exhilaration.PERFORMANCE3.0L...

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2022 Toyota Highlander in Edmonton, Alberta
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2022 Toyota Highlander in Edmonton, AlbertaExplore the HighlanderFamilies in Edmonton need an SUV with it all. A multi-purpose mobile command centre. A place to connect with family and friends. The perfect vehicle for that weekend getaway to the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Your sanctuary from the everyday. The 2022 Highlander is all of that and more. At Toyota on the Trail, some of our favourite...

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2022 Toyota RAV4 in Edmonton, Alberta
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2022 Toyota RAV4 Ignite your desire to explore with the Toyota 2022 RAV4.At Toyota on the Trail we understand your biggest needs, wants and desires in finding your next vehicle. With the perfect combination of fuel efficiency, cargo space and the latest technology, the RAV4 is the SUV you've been looking for. With a variety of models to choose from that are as unique as you are. Including...

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Best Retained Value Award
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Best Retained Value Award Canadian Black Book awards Toyota Canada with 5 Best Retained Value Awards! Thinking about trading in your Toyota?! You may be in luck - Canadian Black Book's Best Retained Value Awards recognize vehicles that retain the highest percentage of their original manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) after four years. Toyota was recognized with...

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2022 Toyota Corolla in Edmonton, Alberta

2022 Toyota Corolla in Edmonton, AlbertaREVOLUTIONIZING A CANADIAN FAVOURITE FOR OVER 30 YEARS.With an all-new sleek, contemporary design, advanced safety features and technology, the 2022 Toyota Corolla is the car you need.STYLE BALANCED WITH SUBSTANCE, WE NEVER STOP FINDING WAYS TO MAKE YOU STOP AND STAREFrom the j-shaped lights to the optional dual exhaust, the 2022 Corolla is all...

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2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid & Prius Prime at the AJAC EcoRun
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2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid & Prius Prime at the AJAC EcoRun Each year, the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada runs an even that they have dubbed the EcoRun. This AJAC event is always a great place for automotive manufacturers to showcase their eco-friendly vehicles, and a wide range of different types of automobiles show up - including all-electric cars, pure hybrids, hydrogen fuel cell...

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2019 Toyota Avalon Trim Levels & MSRP
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2019 Toyota Avalon Trim Levels & MSRPUnlike many of the other vehicles on the Toyota lineup, the 2019 Toyota Avalon is only available in two different trim levels. Both are jampacked with premium content, as a flagship sedan teetering on the edge of being a luxury vehicle should be. We thought we'd take a look at these two trim levels and detail some of what sets them apart from each other, including...

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2019 Toyota RAV4 Performance & Technology
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2019 Toyota RAV4 Performance & TechnologyOne of the things we're currently most excited about is, of course, the 2019 Toyota RAV4. Completely redesigned for the upcoming model year, we've already looked at many of its specs & features and the details about what's new, but today we wanted to take another look and this time focus specifically on two of the most important aspects of the vehicle: performance...

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2018 Toyota Camry Trim Level Options & MSRP
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2018 Toyota Camry Trim Level Options & MSRPIt has been some time since we've talked about the extremely exciting, completely redesigned 2018 Toyota Camry or its hybrid counterpart, so we thought we'd do just that today! Two of the things we've yet to really touch on are the trim level options that the 2018 Camry is available in and the base MSRP that each trim begins at. We figured the easiest way...

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Used Car Spotlight: 2017 GMC Savana
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Used Car Spotlight: 2017 GMC SavanaUsed 2017 GMC Savana Cargo Van For Sale Edmonton ABIt is that time again when we take a look at our monthly Used Car Spotlight, and this month we thought we'd take a look at a used 2017 GMC Savana Cargo Van. A vehicle like this has a very specific, niche market, but if you're in that market then you should certainly consider this Savana. If you're looking for a great...

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2018 Toyota Sienna Performance & Efficiency
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2018 Toyota Sienna Performance & EfficiencyFor many years folks have been saying the minivan segment is dead, and for the past few - in other words, since we started this blog - we've been saying that the Swagger Wagon proves that's not quite the case. While there might not be as many minivans as there once was, there are still quite a few great options out there, and the 2018 Toyota Sienna is one...

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2019 Toyota Avalon Specs & Features
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2019 Toyota Avalon Specs & Features While much of the excitement lately has been focused on the three new vehicles that were unveiled at the tail end of March, we wanted to make sure you haven't forgotten about the first all-new model that was announced: the 2019 Toyota Avalon. Introduced back in January at the North American International Auto Show, our flagship sedan has been completely...

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2019 Toyota Yaris Sedan Specs & Features
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2019 Toyota Yaris Sedan Specs & FeaturesApril has been an exciting month filled with new information regarding the 2019 model year. Late last month, at the New York International Auto Show, two all-new vehicles were introduced and a third was announced online. While we started covering them at the tail end of March, we've really been able to dig in and give you the juicy details regarding these three...

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2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Specs & Features
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2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Specs & Features We've been talking a lot lately about the host of all-new vehicles Toyota just recently announced ahead of and at the New York International Auto Show, but one vehicle we've hardly even mentioned is the hybrid version of our favorite compact crossover, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. While many things are the same between the gas-powered RAV4 and...

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2018 Toyota C-HR Performance & Efficiency
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2018 Toyota C-HR Performance & Efficiency Without a doubt the most exciting vehicle of the outgoing model year, the 2018 Toyota C-HR has begun to get a bit overshadowed by new 2019 models. We thought we'd return to the impressive, brand-new crossover to refresh your memory on what makes it such an excellent option. While we've looked at a few different areas before, we've yet to...

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2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro Canadian Release Date
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2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro Canadian Release Date It's time to bring you everything you need to know about the third and final member of the 2019 Toyota TRD Pro lineup: the 4Runner. While it's no longer the only sport utility vehicle on the overall Toyota lineup with a Toyota Racing Development trim level, it's still the only SUV with a TRD Pro grade. We're extremely excited to get...

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2019 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Canadian Release Date
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2019 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Canadian Release DateLast week, we got our next glimpse of what the 2019 model year has in store for us, and we loved it. At the 2018 Chicago Auto Show, Toyota unveiled the whole 2019 TRD Pro Series lineup, and it was magical. We took a look at the Tacoma model right away, so today we figured we'd move onto the next model in the lineup: the 2019 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro. Anticipated...

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How's This Work? Anti-Theft

How's This Work? Anti-Theft How does an Anti-Theft Alarm System work? While it's the safety feature you probably think about the least, it can certainly be a savior in some neighborhoods and it's always nice to have in case the unexpected happens. For this month's How's This Work, we're looking at the automotive Anti-Theft Alarm System. While each system varies, we're...

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2023 Toyota GR Corolla
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New 300hp Toyota GR Corolla: Features, Specs, and Release DateToyota has taken the humble Corolla and gave it their special touch with the GR racing team...The catch and unique features...New Toyota GR Corolla ModelHot version of Corolla HatchbackAggressive styling and aerodynamic kit (helping with downforce and performance)1.6-litre three-cylinder engine300hp and 370Nm of torque (That's right, it...

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2022 Tundra
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The All-New 2022 Tundra The toughest truck Toyota has ever made. Discover the new definition of grit at Toyota on the Trail. Redesigned to Outperform The all-new 2022 Tundra is the toughest, most capable, and advanced full-size truck we’ve ever made. At Toyota, that’s what grit is all about – evolving the way we do things, so you can do more with your truck....

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The Corolla Family is Expanding in 2022
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The Corolla family is expanding in 2022 Toyota has made some major upgrades to its Corolla models for 2022, and Edmonton Drivers can expect newly implemented features for safety and entertainment. From the Whitemud to the Henday, the 2022 Corolla is set to be the perfect ride.    Corolla A well-loved classic, the Corolla sedan is one of Toyota's most popular...

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