Features for the 2020 Toyota Supra Launch Edition
The day has finally arrived. Colonial Toyota has finally taken delivery of our first 2020 Toyota Supra. Not only is this a long time coming, but the arrival of Toyota’s latest, and best, sports car platform is the dawn of a new era for the automaker in a new corner of the automotive marketplace. Now that the new coupe is available, our team has had a chance to check out the features for the 2020 Toyota Supra Launch Edition. Toyota is doing something special to mark the occasion of finally delivering the Supra to dealerships like ours around the country. The first 1,500 Supra models to roll off the assembly line have been designated as the Launch Edition and potential customers have been eager to learn the differences. Read the rest of this entry »
Performance specs for the 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road
If Toyota remains true to form, the 2020 version of the Toyota RAV4 should be available at the Colonial Toyota showroom this fall. We’re still waiting for more information about what the new model year will bring to the automaker’s most popular model. However, we have finally learned about the performance specs for the 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road. Future buyers will be getting the manufacturer’s new engine platform for additional performance output, towing capacity and the more advanced technology that has been made available in several new 2020 Toyota models. The big news surrounding this particular version of the RAV4 remains its complement of TRD-branded components for out-of-the-box off-road performance and capability. Let’s take a look at what future customers can expect to see. Read the rest of this entry »
Things to do for Labor Day 2019 near Milford, CT
Labor Day weekend is the unofficial end of summer. But before you send the kids back to school and all of the craziness that entails, why not schedule a quick day trip over the long week and take in a museum. A group of Colonial Toyota product experts got together and came up with this short list of things to do for Labor Day 2019 near Milford, CT. Since we want you to use your Toyota vehicle to the most of its ability, our team found a few interesting places over in New Haven that will entertain and educate everyone before they go back to school for the year. Hopefully, one of these works for your family’s interests. If nothing else, we want you to enjoy your Labor Day weekend. Read the rest of this entry »
How many miles can a Toyota Tundra last?
Within the automotive industry, pickup truck buyers are among the most coveted customers. As a group, they are notoriously brand loyal and are very difficult to convince to change teams. In the rare instance when someone comes into the Colonial Toyota showroom looking to buy their first Toyota Tundra after previously owning another brand, it’s not terribly uncommon for them to ask, ‘How many miles can a Toyota Tundra last?’ A few of the more experienced product experts know the story of Victor Sheppard and unironically answer, ‘A million miles.’ As we wait for news about the 2020 Toyota Tundra to be released, we thought sharing Sheppard’s story would illustrate why we’re so excited. Read the rest of this entry »
What kind of technology does the 2020 Toyota Supra have available?
If the Colonial Toyota Blog has started to sound like a child excited about Christmas, good; you’ve been paying attention. We are so tantalizingly close to the arrival date of the all-new Toyota Supra that we’ve been getting sideways glances from our bosses. Our manufacturing partners have not made things any easier. They have recently dropped about a half-dozen video on their YouTube channel that shows us what kind of technology the 2020 Toyota Supra has available. We’re not super proud of how much time we’ve spent watching this content, but we feel better about it by telling ourselves that we just want to be ready to answer any questions a customer might have when they visit the showroom. Let’s take a look at what you can expect to see when the newest Toyota sports coupe is finally for sale. Read the rest of this entry »
How do I customize the Toyota Multi-Information Display?
Toyota has been a technological leader in the automotive industry for several years. For once, we’re not specifically talking about the automaker’s suite of active safety systems or the smartphone-compatible infotainment technology. We are actually talking about the Multi-Information Display (MID) and everything it can communicate to drivers. If you’ve been wondering, ‘How do I customize the Toyota Multi-Information Display,’ A team of Colonial Toyota got together and put together this handy guide to what this fairly standard feature can do and how to find the information an individual driver may need. Let’s take a look at what they have come up with. Read the rest of this entry »
When can I buy the 2020 Toyota Supra in Milford, CT?
The next time a potential Colonial Toyota customer calls the showroom to ask, ‘When can I buy the 2020 Toyota Supra in Milford, CT,’ we’ll almost certainly be able to tell them today. Our manufacturing partners sent out a nationwide alert to dealerships to let them know that the trucks carrying the 2020 Supra will be arriving in the very near future. There are a few boring details to work out before you’ll see it in our showroom, but the point is that we are likely days away from being able to schedule test drives. If you’re reading this blog post, it’s unlikely that you haven’t already read everything else we’ve published about the vehicle. But in case you need a refresher, here is what you should know before you take it home. Read the rest of this entry »
How much trunk space is in the Toyota Corolla?
Regardless of whatever else happens with the new vehicle inventory at the Colonial Toyota showroom, the automaker’s compact Corolla platform continues to be an industry leader. Its 40-plus-year history is packed with industry awards in addition to continuing to be the best-selling model ever. Efficiency and affordability made the Corolla what it is, but added convenience found in new model years will be what dictates the platform’s future. So, how much trunk space is in the Toyota Corolla? The exact dimensions will depend on if a customer chooses the sedan or hatchback version. A small group of dedicated Colonial Toyota product experts examined the two Corolla models’ details and put together this handy guide. Read the rest of this entry »
Which Toyota vehicles have the best 2019 safety scores?
When people think about Toyota vehicles, we really hope that words like reliable and well-equipped come to mind. More importantly, we hope that Colonial Toyota customers believe that the cars, trucks and SUVs they take home from our showroom will keep them safe. So, which Toyota vehicles have the best 2019 safety scores? Basically, you can’t make a bad choice when you decide to buy a new Toyota model. However, if you’re looking for something more specific, a few of our product experts put together this handy guide of 2020 and 2019 Toyota vehicles that topped their respective classes according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In addition to knowing these vehicles can protect everyone riding inside of them, our team also added a few other bits of information that people might like to know. Read the rest of this entry »
What is the song used in the new 2020 Toyota Supra commercial?
You can tell we’re getting very close to the all-new Toyota Supra finally being delivered to the Colonial Toyota showroom because the automaker is starting to tease the sports coupe’s upcoming advertising campaign. As of right now, there will be three spots hitting television and digital platforms, a pair of six-second commercials and a 30-second spot. When you see the longer one, you may find yourself wondering, ‘What is the song used in the new 2020 Toyota Supra commercial?’ In fact, you likely recognize the tune but may be unsure of where you’ve heard it before. The song used in the 30-second Toyota Supra commercial is “Getting to Know You,” originally from the 1951 Rogers and Hammerstein musical, “The King and I.” Let’s take a look at why this is a rather appropriate song to use. Read the rest of this entry »