Vehicle Spring Cleaning Part 2: Disposing Automotive Wastes

By blogsadmin | Posted in Service, Tips & Tricks on Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 at 2:09 PM
How to Properly Dispose Automotive Wastes in Moline, IL

How to Properly Dispose of Automotive Wastes in Moline, IL

Is it finally spring? The weather has been a little unpredictable in the last few weeks so we are not sure if we have seen the last of the snow and freezing temperatures. However, now is a good time to start spring cleaning your vehicle (follow our 5 steps). When you spring clean your Toyota on your own, you will have some automotive wastes to contend with. These wastes can be old and used oil, fluids, batteries, and tires. With these types of wastes, you should not—we repeat SHOULD NOT—simply throw them away in your regular garbage disposal as chemicals from those wastes can seriously ruin the environment. Let us explain the proper ways to dispose of those automotive wastes here in Moline, IL. Read the rest of this entry »

Quad Cities Flooding Update: 5 Flash Flood Safety Tips

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events, Tips & Tricks on Monday, March 6th, 2017 at 3:57 PM
Flash Flood Safety Tips

As you’re certainly aware, the Mississippi River is doing what it tends to do this time of year, cresting and possibly flooding. This makes for potential dangers that are beyond your control, in addition to the possibility of property damage. So how can you stay safe in the event of a flash flood? Here are five tips to help keep you dry and healthy. Read the rest of this entry »

What are the Best Irish Pubs in the Quad Cities for St. Patrick’s Day?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events, Just For Fun on Friday, March 3rd, 2017 at 10:17 AM
St Patrick's Day Quad Cities

As spring continues to slowly roll toward Hiland Toyota, we can’t help but feel a small amount of anticipation from knowing that, thank heavens, one of our favorite holidays is on the horizon. We’re only two weeks away from St. Patrick’s Day in the Quad Cities, and events are already starting to pop up on the calendar. But which Irish pubs in our area are the best for showing up in a kilt? Here are our favorites. Read the rest of this entry »

What is the Gas Mileage of the 2017 Toyota RAV4?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Toyota Rav4 on Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 8:18 AM
2017 Toyota RAV4 Fuel Economy Quad Cities

When drivers visit our Quad Cities dealership in search of their next vehicle, they seem to naturally float toward the popular RAV4 compact crossover. This certainly occurs for a number of reasons: the success of the Entune infotainment system, the interior versatility that offers up to 70 cubic feet of cargo volume, and the distinct styling that buyers have come to know and love. However, for countless others, the desire to drive the 2017 Toyota RAV4 comes down to one thing: its terrific gas mileage. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Quick Steps to Spring Clean Your Vehicle

By blogsadmin | Posted in Service on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 7:48 AM
Spring Auto Service Quad Cities

Perhaps the most pressing automotive issue this time of year, apart from “Should I use my tax return to buy a new vehicle,” is assessing how much of a toll the winter months have taken on your vehicle. Believe us, at Hiland Toyota, we can certainly identify with the sentiment. So, what steps should be taken to spring clean your car, and to get rid of the remnants of winter? Here are five places to start. Read the rest of this entry »

2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure Debuts at the Chicago Auto Show

By blogsadmin | Posted in New Toyota, Toyota Rav4 on Friday, February 10th, 2017 at 4:12 PM
2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure Quad Cities

We’re in the middle of one of our favorite times of year at Hiland Toyota, the Chicago Auto Show. Every year promises to bring its share of surprises, and 2017 is no different. So, what’s in store for this year? Perhaps the biggest news so far was the unveiling of the all-new 2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure, which takes our famous crossover SUV and toughens it up to make it more conducive to the buyer with an active lifestyle. Let’s look it over, shall we? Read the rest of this entry »

Here are your Valentine’s Day Events for 2017 in the Quad Cities

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events, Just For Fun on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 at 4:05 PM
Valentine's Day Events Quad Cities

We’re only one short week away from Valentine’s Day at Hiland Toyota, and the love is certainly in the air. Apart from having many terrific new Toyota models — Who knows, a Valentine’s Day test drive, perhaps? — there are also some great events and date ideas on the horizon in the Quad Cities. So, what will you do for this Valentine’s Day? Read the rest of this entry »

2017 Toyota Mirai shines in New Super Bowl Commercial

By blogsadmin | Posted in New Toyota, Technology, Toyota Mirai on Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 at 11:41 AM
2017 Toyota Mirai Quad Cities

In case you’ve been living under a rock, or simply checked out after the Bears’ season went south for the winter, you’re probably aware that Super Bowl 51 is coming up this weekend. For some of us, this is an excuse to enjoy wings at an unhealthy pace. For others, it might be your favorite gambling day of the year. But for most of us, it’s simply an opportunity to watch commercials that we’ve never seen before. This year, Toyota has brought a new friend a long: the 2017 Toyota Mirai. Let’s check out its Super Bowl Commercial, shall we? Read the rest of this entry »

Five Easy Tips to Help Improve Your Fuel Economy

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips & Tricks on Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 11:52 AM
How to Improve Your Fuel Economy

Hey, how’s your gas mileage? The only reason we ask is, well, a lot of us could be doing better in this department. A lot of our vehicles at Hiland Toyota are pretty exceptional as fuel efficiency is concerned, but there are always minor steps we can take to help improve our bottom line. So, we’ve assembled a few tips to help improve your fuel economy; try them all! Read the rest of this entry »

Where to Watch the Super Bowl in Moline, IL

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events, Just For Fun on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 at 9:06 AM
Where to Watch the Super Bowl Moline IL

We’ve finally made it, ladies and gentlemen. After trouncing the Packers (Ha!), the Atlanta Falcons will meet the New England Patriots — beaters of the Steelers — for the right to hoist the Lombardi Trophy on February 5th. You’ve likely already decided that you’ll watch the game, but where should you do so? Here’s a quick list of good places to watch the Super Bowl in Moline. Read the rest of this entry »