Free photos with Santa near Milford, CT
Tis the season for holiday cheer and wish lists for this year’s round of presents. Sure, you could write a letter, send a Tweet or an email, but why not talk to the big guy in person. On Dec. 13, Colonial Toyota will be offering free photos with Santa near Milford, CT as well as some snacks. Santa will be taking requests from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Colonial Toyota showroom. Additionally, this will be a good time for people to build up a little insurance for getting off the naughty list by donating to the dealership’s toy driver for Boys and Girls Village. While the kids are getting their lists finalized with Santa, Mom and Dad can take a look at the Toyotathon deals available in the showroom, as well as a few incentives that are exclusive to Colonial Toyota. Read the rest of this entry »
New features for Toyota Safety Sense 2.0
This year’s Los Angeles Auto Show was a flurry of product releases, especially for Toyota. Not only did the automaker announce that the new 2019 Toyota Prius would be available with all-wheel-drive, but they also introduced a new member of the storied Corolla family featuring hybrid technology. There was another product announcement that occurred tangential to the new Corolla news regarding driver and passenger safety. The available new features for Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 take an already ground-breaking suite of technology to its next logical step. If you’re kicking around the idea of scheduling a test drive with the 2020 Toyota Corolla when it arrives at Colonial Toyota, you’ll want to keep reading. Read the rest of this entry »
How much space is in the 2019 Toyota RAV4?
We are still a few weeks away from the day when we expect the redesigned version of the Toyota RAV4 to arrive at the Colonial Toyota showroom. However, the excitement in the community to learn as much as possible about the popular crossover SUV only continues to grow. The team of product experts working at Colonial Toyota have been getting a lot of calls from potential buyers asking about how much space is in the 2019 Toyota RAV4. Thankfully, our manufacturing partner has released a bit more information about the updated RAV4. Just like previous generations, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 will be able to go toe-to-toe with just about any other vehicle in its class in terms of available passenger comfort and cargo space. Let’s take a look at what buyers can expect to see. Read the rest of this entry »
Does the 2019 Toyota Prius have AWD?
People who take the Toyota Prius home from Colonial Toyota are looking for a unique mix of fuel economy and overall drivability. For the new model year, the automaker is improving several areas of the popular hybrid platform. So, does the 2019 Toyota Prius have all-wheel-drive? Not only does the 2019 Prius come with an all-wheel-drive system that was specifically developed for hybrids, but it also delivers this sure-footed handling while still maintaining the same incredible fuel economy scores that made it famous. Additionally, Toyota has revised the trim ladder of the Prius, bringing it in line with how the rest of the lineup is divided in terms of features and equipment. The Colonial Toyota Blog will bring you more details about the 2019 Prius as they become available. Read the rest of this entry »
Release date for the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid
Times may be changing, but the Toyota Corolla is still the best-selling vehicle in the long history of the automotive industry. The Corolla has been associated with fuel economy. After nearly 20 years of building some of the most well-respected hybrids in the world, Toyota is finally bringing that technology to its compact sedan lineup. The release date for the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid is slated for the spring of 2019 and will only help Toyota move further ahead of the rest of the competition. The manufacturer unveiled the new Corolla Hybrid on Nov. 28 at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Not only is the Corolla joining the ranks of Toyota hybrid options, it is also getting an advanced suite of connectivity gear. Read the rest of this entry »
Official performance specs for the 2019 Toyota RAV4
It’s been several months since we were first introduced to the completely redesigned 2019 Toyota RAV4. As Toyota’ best-selling vehicle, no mistakes could be made when it comes to getting this project just right. Colonial Toyota has finally received the official performance specs for the 2019 Toyota RAV4. Not only is Colonial Toyota able to bring its throngs of loyal customers a more complete picture of what the all-new crossover SUV has to offer, but the release of this information also means that we’ll be receiving our first delivery of the popular, well-equipped and high-performing platform. As is often the case, the first shipment of a model like the 2019 RAV4 means initial inventory will be on the low side. Customers will want to act quickly if they want to make sure they can get a new RAV4 as soon as possible. Read the rest of this entry »
Release date for the 2020 Toyota Corolla
A few days ago, Toyota released one of its patented teaser images which let us know that they would be making some changes to one of its most popular models. Even the briefest of glances at what the automaker has implemented will show that something special is going to be rolling off the manufacturer’s assembly line ahead of the release date for the 2020 Toyota Corolla. Following the Toyota reveal presentation, we’ve found that many of our guesses from earlier in the week were right on the money. When the 2020 Toyota Corolla arrives this spring, it will feature a more powerful and efficient powertrain as well as the predicted addition of smartphone integration. Let’s take a deeper look. Read the rest of this entry »
Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 how-to videos
If you’re a regular visitor to the Colonial Toyota Blog (and we hope you are), you know we are hugely excited for the arrival of the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback. Not only is it the newest member of the vaunted Corolla family, but it’s also the first automaker to be available in North America with the newest active safety systems. Quite a few people have been coming into the showroom asking how it’s different, so our team of product experts found these Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 how-to videos. Our manufacturing partner is still putting together the materials it needs to educate current and future customers. Be sure to check back for more updates about Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 as they become available. If you want to make sure you can have the innovative new vehicle in your driveway as soon as possible, make an appointment with a Colonial Toyota product expert today. Read the rest of this entry »
Is the Toyota Corolla getting redesigned soon?
November 2018 is shaping up to be one of the most memorable ones in some time for Toyota. We’ve already found out that a redesigned version of the Prius. Now, it looks like we’ll need to contact all of the people who have been coming into the Colonial Toyota showroom to ask, ‘Is the Toyota Corolla getting redesigned soon?’ Because it appears that the automaker will unveil something very special next week, Nov. 15 at 10 p.m. EST. Usually, when a manufacturer unveils something new, they wait until one of the major auto shows to do it. Considering the fact that Toyota is making this announcement a week before the Los Angeles show starts, this must mean that there is something very special in store for the Corolla. It’s worth noting at this point that the Toyota Corolla remains the best-selling platform in automotive history. Read the rest of this entry »
What changes are coming for the 2019 Toyota Prius?
To call the Toyota Prius a game-changer would be underselling its importance to the automotive industry. After nearly 20 years on the market and several thousand happy owners, Toyota appears to be preparing to revolutionize the hybrid yet again. So, what changes are coming for the 2019 Toyota Prius? Honestly, we don’t know. However, we won’t be left in the dark for much longer. The automaker released one of its tantalizing, if not frustrating teaser images recently. If you look at the image at the top of this post, the upcoming Prius model is going to something pretty special. We’ll see if we can make a few educated guesses. Toyota will be making a presentation at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Nov. 28. We’ll set up a link to the live stream on the Colonial Toyota Blog. Read the rest of this entry »