Toyota 4Runner Technology & How-To Videos

By Product Expert | Posted in Toyota 4Runner on Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at 1:54 PM
2019 Toyota 4Runner Nightshade Exterior Passenger Side Front Profile

The past couple of months we’ve been sharing helpful how-to video playlists detailing the different technologies found in some of our most popular vehicles. First, we covered the RAV4, and last month we moved onto the Camry. Now this month we’ll keep things going with the 4Runner, our popular true SUV designed for off-road adventures and everyday driving alike. With so much space and utility, the 4Runner is packed with features and tech that might be confusing, so hopefully the videos in this playlist will help if you run into any issues! Read the rest of this entry »

2020 Toyota Prius Prime Release Date

By Product Expert | Posted in Toyota Prius on Thursday, May 9th, 2019 at 8:42 AM
2020 Toyota Prius Prime Exterior Driver Side Profile

Ever since the Toyota Prius Prime made its debut, replacing the Prius Plug-In Hybrid that had been discontinued a year or so earlier, it has represented one of the most unique and technologically advanced vehicles on the lineup. Because it’s such a unique vehicle, unlike others it seems to just get improved year after year, with changes ranging from subtle to more involved coming as engineers look to perfect the formula. Quite a few great improvements are coming for the 2020 model year, which has a release date of sometime this summer. Read the rest of this entry »

What is the Toyota 86 Hakone Edition?

By Product Expert | Posted in Toyota 86 on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 at 1:32 PM
2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition Exterior Driver Side Front Profile

A lot of enthusiasts and fans of the Toyota 86 were a bit worried that the introduction of the Supra – as revolutionary and truly exciting as that is – would spell doom for the other sporty coupe on the lineup. You’d be hard pressed to find a better way for Toyota to confirm their continued dedication to the 86 then introducing a brand-new special edition model. So, what exactly is the 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition? Let’s find out. Read the rest of this entry »

2020 Toyota Highlander Release Date, Specs & Features

By Product Expert | Posted in Toyota Highlander on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 at 1:30 PM
2020 Toyota Highlander Exterior Passenger Side Profile

We just covered the fuel economy and trim level options of the 2019 Highlander lineup a couple of months ago, but now we’re going to have to do it again for the 2020 model year as the midsize crossover has been completely redesigned, entering its fourth generation in the process. Practically everything has changed in the Highlander, from its very architecture to the number of powertrain options it offers. We don’t have every single detail yet, but we have plenty of information on the model’s specs & features. Plus, we know its release date will be sometime this coming winter (not the one of which we might still be in the tail end). Read the rest of this entry »

2019 Toyota 86 Performance Specs and Features

By Product Expert | Posted in Toyota 86 on Thursday, April 25th, 2019 at 12:46 PM
Red 2019 Toyota 86 driving on hilly country road

Though the 2020 Toyota Supra (deservedly so, we might add) is making all the headlines in Toyota’s performance car market, it has a more compact brother that’s just as capable of giving you maximum fun and adrenaline. We’d like to introduce you to the 2019 Toyota 86 today – taking a look at its performance specs and features, it’s no wonder why so many drivers covet it with each passing model year. Read the rest of this entry »

Toyota Camry Technology & How-To Videos

By Product Expert | Posted in Toyota Camry on Thursday, April 18th, 2019 at 3:25 PM
2019 Toyota Camry Exterior Driver Side Front Profile

Last month we shared a playlist with you about which we were pretty excited. The playlist was packed full of 52 videos dedicated to the Toyota RAV4 and all of the technologies and other features found within it, with someone showing you exactly how they work and how to use them. We thought we’d make this a trend by sharing another, similar playlist from the Toyota channel, this time focused on the Toyota Camry. All of these great how-to videos are sure to help you learn new things about your Camry, so give it a watch and let us know if you have any questions! Read the rest of this entry »

Spring Is Here! It’s Time for Vehicle Spring Cleaning

By Product Expert | Posted in Just For Fun, Tips & Tricks on Thursday, April 11th, 2019 at 1:12 PM
Woman cleaning red vehicle with a rag

Automotive Spring Cleaning and Maintenance Checklist

Spring is quickly coming into full swing which means it’s time that we get our vehicle’s ready for the start of a new season. Spring is the perfect time to give your vehicle a thorough cleaning and a maintenance check to ensure it’s good to go after a harsh winter. Keep reading to view our automotive spring cleaning and maintenance checklist.

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Toyota Hybrid Perks and Benefits

By Product Expert | Posted in Hybrid Cars on Thursday, April 4th, 2019 at 11:38 AM
Maroon 2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

What Are the Benefits of Driving a Toyota Hybrid?

If you are in the market for a new vehicle, you might be asking yourself if you should make the switch to a hybrid vehicle. There are a lot of benefits to driving a hybrid model and luckily Toyota has a full lineup of hybrid vehicles, from sedans to SUVs. But what are the benefits of driving a Toyota hybrid? Keep reading to find out.

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What is ToyotaCare and is it available in Moline IL?

By Product Expert | Posted in Service on Thursday, March 28th, 2019 at 1:52 PM
ToyotaCar Banner Hanging in Toyota Showroom

There really are all kinds of benefits to owning a Toyota vehicle. If you’ve purchased a recent Toyota model, then it’s most likely equipped with the Star Safety System, there’s one. Toyota Express Maintenance is a benefit we covered here on our website a while back as it’s something we offer here at Hiland Toyota. But those are just two from a long, long list of beneficial programs that come with being a Toyota owner. Another, and one we thought we’d cover for you today, as it’s available here in Moline IL as well, is ToyotaCare. Read the rest of this entry »

2019 Toyota Avalon Trim Level Options & MSRP

By Product Expert | Posted in Toyota Avalon on Thursday, March 21st, 2019 at 3:57 PM
2019 Toyota Avalon XSE Exterior Passenger Side Rear Angle

We’ve covered all kinds of information regarding the all-new, completely redesigned 2019 Toyota Avalon since it was first announced over a year ago. However, one thing we haven’t yet done is to analyze its trim level options & base manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRPs). Since we’ve been on a roll with those we figured we’d make the Avalon our next top, which is exactly what we’ve done in this blog here today. As per usual, we compiled the pertinent information that separates the trim levels from one another, which in the Avalon’s case is simply gas or hybrid powertrain, and listed each grade’s MSRP in the table below! Read the rest of this entry »