2018 Toyota C-HR opens to packed house in Tinseltown

Release date for the 2018 Toyota C-HR

Some people may know that the 2018 Toyota C-HR was originally intended to be a Scion model. With the shuttering of Scion brand and the shift of many of its models to its Toyota parent, the conversion is complete. In addition to officially introducing the new model, Toyota Vice President Bill Fay laid out the approximate release date for the 2018 Toyota C-HR and when it will arrive to dealerships like Hiland Toyota. Customers eager to get behind the wheel of this fusion sports car and crossover SUV won’t have to wait very long. The first deliveries are set to begin next spring. Read the rest of this entry >>

Toyota teases more about upcoming C-HR reveal in L.A.

Where can I see the Toyota C-HR presentation?

Toyota is really start to ratchet up the excitement surrounding the unveiling of the inaugural model of the Toyota C-HR. The model is officially debuting in the United States as a Toyota-branded model at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this week. Everyone is welcome to watch the show along with Hiland Toyota by clicking the link below. Among the information that should be available after the show is when the new Toyota vehicle will arrive to dealerships like us. One thing is for sure, once the release date for the Toyota C-HR arrives, the combination hatchback/crossover SUV will be unlike anything else in the current Hiland Toyota inventory as well as anywhere else in the automotive industry. Read the rest of this entry >>

Changes for the 2017 Toyota RAV4

Toyota makes few, but important changes for 2017 RAV4

Changes for the 2017 Toyota RAV4

The top headline about the changes to the 2017 Toyota RAV4 from the previous model should include phrases involving increased refinement and safety systems. This is the first model of the popular Toyota compact crossover SUV that will have Toyota Safety Sense P available across the entire trim package; which now also includes the new top-of-the-line Platinum edition. The RAV4 might have started life as a ‘new concept sport utility vehicle’ with an ‘avant-garde foundation’, but the 2017 version coming to Hiland Toyota is so very much more than that. Dealerships like Hiland Toyota should expect delivery of the new RAV4 in the coming weeks. Read the rest of this entry >>

Reveal of the 2018 Toyota C-HR

Watch the 2018 Toyota C-HR reveal with Hiland Toyota

Reveal of the 2018 Toyota C-HR

Toyota is set on redefining the compact crossover SUV class by redefining what a compact crossover SUV looks like as well as how it performs. With the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show set to start later this month, the automaker will show off the 2018 Toyota C-HR for the first time in the United States. In the name of honesty, Scion actually introduced the C-HR first in L.A. last year, but the brand has since been shuttered and the C-HR will be rebranded as a Toyota vehicle. This is the same process that took place with the Corolla iM and Yaris iA; both of which started life as Scion models. Hiland Toyota will carry the Livestream feed from the show on Nov. 17 at 2:45 p.m. (central time) here as well as on our Facebook page. Read the rest of this entry >>

Should a car warm up before driving in winter?

How long should a car warm up on cold days?

Do I need to let a car get warm?

We might be experiencing particularly warm fall weather right now. But soon enough those winds will change direction and we’ll be held by the icy grip of winter. As people having been slowly coming into the Hiland Toyota Service Department for oil changes and other regular maintenance, they have been asking, ‘Do I need to warm up my car before driving in winter?’ This is a legitimate question and there are people on both sides of the argument. Certainly older cars without fuel-injected engines need to run a bit before driving away. This need to get a car’s engine warm before driving has diminished as technology and capability has improved. Read the rest of this entry >>