What kind of technology does the 2018 Sienna have?
Given the popularity of the roster of new Toyota crossover SUVs available at Colonial Toyota, it would be easier to forget about the Toyota Sienna minivan. However, buyers looking for the best way to transport large numbers of people and/or large amounts of cargo would not want to ignore what the 2018 Toyota Sienna has to offer. For the current model year, the class-leading minivan has been updated with some incredible array of technology. So, what kind of technology does the 2018 Sienna have? At the top of the product sheet would have to be the Entune 3.0 infotainment system and its high-speed Wi-Fi hotspot. Read the rest of this entry »
How far will my Toyota go on empty?
Pretty much every driver knows the stress of a fuel gauge hitting “empty.” But how much further can you actually drive with a gas gauge at “E?” How far will my Toyota go on empty? Read the rest of this entry »
Best tips for packing for a long road trip
Just about everyone around the Colonial Toyota showroom is ready to shake off the last bits of winter and cold. At any given time, there are about four or five conversations happening around the showroom about how nice it would be to be able to pack up and take off for a nice relaxing drive. If this sounds like something that you and your family may need, we found a few of the best tips for packing for a long road trip. The whole point of getting away will be negated by being frustrated by disorganization. Hopefully, these tips will make things a little easier. Read the rest of this entry »
What kind of accessories can I buy for my Toyota?
Given the depth and breadth of the new and pre-owned lineup available at Colonial Toyota, customers can find a Toyota vehicle to meet most of their needs. However, we understand that there are going to be some buyers that aren’t going to fit neatly into any one box and will require some special equipment to get the most out of their purchase. If you can foresee yourself having some extra needs, you might be wondering, ‘What kind of accessories can I buy for my Toyota?’ A recently announced partnership between Toyota and outdoor product manufacturer, Yakima, will open up several new possibilities for our new and returning customers. Read the rest of this entry »
How does Wi-Fi work in Toyota cars or SUVs?
In the last few years, there is hardly a big-ticket consumer item available on the market that doesn’t offer some kind of internet access. Even fairly mundane products like refrigerators and coffee makers can be connected to a wireless internet signal. It was only a matter of time before the automotive world began to dip its metaphorical toes in the water. Toyota officially entered the world of in-vehicle Wi-Fi connectivity earlier this year, but as more models are announced that carry the capability as standard equipment, it’s important to answer as many questions as possible – as early as possible. So, how does Wi-Fi work in Toyota cars or SUVs? Read the rest of this entry »
Release Date and New Features for the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback
The first quarter of 2018 has carried in a lot of exciting news for Toyota and its partner dealerships like Colonial Toyota. So far, we have already seen a new generation of the Toyota Avalon, exciting upgrades to the TRD lineup of trucks and SUVs and, of course, the introduction of the 2019 Toyota RAV4. While the unveiling of the new RAV4 was the main attraction for the automaker, it wasn’t the only introduction Toyota made at the New York International Auto Show. We now have news about the release date and new features for the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback. There are still a few details that will only become available when the new vehicle is closer to its actual on-sale date at Colonial Toyota. Read the rest of this entry »
Official release date and performance information for the 2019 Toyota RAV4
Toyota took the stage at the New York International Auto show to announce the official release date and performance information for the 2019 Toyota RAV4. The Toyota crossover SUV is now the best-selling new vehicle in the automaker’s lineup and is the most popular model in the entire automotive industry that isn’t a pickup truck. Given the changes and upgrades Toyota has implemented for the 2019 RAV4, they aren’t going to want to keep potential buyers waiting too long for it to arrive at dealerships like Colonial Toyota. It will likely be one of the first 2019 models to be delivered and should be showing up in our inventory later this year, in the late summer or early fall. Read the rest of this entry »
Is Toyota going to release a new hatchback?
Not many other automakers operating in the United States have had as busy of a year to this point as Toyota. Since the beginning of 2018, the manufacturer has introduced a completely redesigned version of the Toyota Avalon, vastly upgraded the TRD versions of its pickup trucks and SUVs and teased a fifth-generation RAV4. What more could possibly be coming down the pipe? We aren’t sure ourselves, but a fairly cryptic posted on one of the automaker’s social media feeds adds a bit of conjecture fuel to the speculation fires. Is Toyota going to release a new hatchback at the New York International Auto Show? Read the rest of this entry »
What is going to be different with the 2019 Toyota RAV4?
Do you know what the best-selling Toyota model is? Camry? Nope. It’s actually the Toyota RAV4 crossover SUV. And while the automaker has already introduced a new exciting trim for 2018, they appear to be doing a pretty radical redesign for next year. So, what is going to be different with the 2019 Toyota RAV4? We don’t have a ton of details, but some sources our product experts trust, do have a few educated guesses to make. Given the status and importance of the RAV4 to Toyota, the presentation on March 28 (9:10 a.m.) at the New York International Auto show is really going to be something special. Read the rest of this entry »
How can I improve my car’s resale value?
One of the toughest pills to swallow when owning a car is knowing that it loses inherent value the minute to take it home. While this might not be an ideal situation, it is not a hopeless one. There are few simple things you can do to help yourself out when you decide to sell it or trade it into a dealership like Colonial Toyota. If you’re ready to take this step and have been wondering, ‘How can I improve my car’s resale value,’ Colonial Toyota has some good news for you. We asked some of the automotive experts around the building what they would do to get the most for their car. Here are the best tips. Read the rest of this entry »