How do you know you need to replace your cabin air filter?

How do you know you need to replace your cabin air filter?

In general, we spend a lot of time in the car, and some of us with longer commutes spend a truly substantial part of the week driving. As such, there are a number of ways we strive to keep our cabin environments clean and pleasant. Whether we’re dangling a pine-scented air freshener from the rearview or making sure our vehicle is equipped with the latest technology to keep us entertained, it’s important that we enjoy being in our cars.

What about air quality? Sure, you can roll the dice and have the windows down, but for a good part of the year here in the Midwest, we tend to ride with the windows up and either heat or AC on. When is the last time you thought about whether the air inside your vehicle was clean and filtered? How do you know when to replace your cabin air filter, and what should you do when it’s time? We’ll let you know here. Read the rest of this entry >>

2016 Toyota Camry LE vs XLE

2016 Toyota Camry LE vs XLE

When you’re looking for comfort, style, and reliability, one of the first names in the sedan world that comes to mind is Camry. From its reputation for quality and value to its tech-forward interior options, the Toyota Camry is just the sort of car most people find themselves looking for. If you’re thinking of checking one out, the first thing you’ll want to do is take a look at the different trim levels that are available and determine which one best meets your needs and budget.

A while back, we did a comparison between the Toyota Camry LE and SE models, and today we want to take an even more nuanced look at the 2016 Toyota Camry LE vs Camry XLE to help you see how these two models differ in terms of price and features offered. Read the rest of this entry >>

Mother’s Day Brunch and Activities in Moline IL and Davenport IA 2016

Mother’s Day Brunch and Activities in Davenport IA and Moline IL 2016

Looking for some Mother’s Day brunch and activity ideas in the Quad Cities this year? We’ll give you a rundown of some of the top places to take Mom out for a well-deserved meal – and a few other things you might like to do together – in Moline, Davenport, and the surrounding area in 2016. If you’ve got others you’d like people to know about, please feel free to mention them in the comments!

This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 8, so mark your calendars and fill in the blanks with one of these: Read the rest of this entry >>

Rav4 SE vs Limited

Toyota Rav4 SE vs Limited

We recently put together a comparison of the 2016 Toyota Rav4 LE vs SE trim levels, showcasing the ways in which these two models differ in terms of price and standard features. Today we’re expanding and building on that by giving you a look at how the SE model compares to the top-of-the-line Limited Rav4. You’ll see some common threads – a base engine, transmission, mpg, and passenger and cargo volume that remains the same across all models, and some noticeable differentiators when it comes to the features and amenities in each of the two models, and price points to reflect those distinctions. Read the rest of this entry >>

2017 Toyota Prius Prime range price release date

How is the Prius Prime different from regular Prius?

The Toyota Prius has already made quite a statement this year, from its Super Bowl ads to a heavy presence on the auto show circuit. With the 2017 model year already on the horizon, Toyota has started to reveal some exciting developments for Prius, particularly in the form of the new 2017 Prius Prime. So how is the Prius Prime different from the regular Prius? We’ll go over the distinctions, both major and minor, to help you determine whether the all-new Prius Prime might be something you’d like to look into. Read the rest of this entry >>