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Toyota offers a few options to buyers looking for an exciting ride

Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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High-performance Toyota cars near Milford, CT

The addition of the 2020 Toyota Supra to the inventory available at Colonial Toyota has more ramifications than just adding a new model for customers to consider. Its presence in the showroom actually adds to the list of high-performance Toyota cars near Milford, CT, all of which will help new buyers look at the automaker in different. When we are thinking about the most nimble and powerful cars that wear the manufacturer’s badge, we are referring to the aforementioned Supra as well as the Toyota 86 and the humble Toyota Camry. Each of these vehicles has something different offer, but all of them make strong choices inside their respective classes. A team of Colonial Toyota product experts looked at the three platforms to help buyers decide what will best meet their needs. (more…)

Summer is coming to an end; don’t miss out on a chance to get out of town

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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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. (more…)

The 2020 Supra makes its case for being the most advanced Toyota of them all

Monday, July 29th, 2019
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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. (more…)

Are you using all of the technology in your Toyota vehicle?

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

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. (more…)

These Toyota vehicles offer a little extra peace of mind

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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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. (more…)

Colonial Toyota has programs to help buyers in almost any financial situation

Monday, July 1st, 2019
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New car financing for college grads near Milford, CT

In our day, summer breaks from college were about having fun while trying to squirrel away a few dollars before classes started again in the fall. These days college students have a bit more to contend with, not to mention those who have recently graduated need to hit the job search pretty hard to make sure they can take advantage of their education. If you fall into the latter category, you might be in a position to start inquiring about new car financing for college grads near Milford, CT. Colonial Toyota is home to a few programs that might be helpful to people at this point in their lives. Any dealership representative at Colonial Toyota will be able to answer any questions about these programs or, at least, direct you to someone who can. (more…)

There is still time to make Father’s Day plans, but it’s getting close to the end

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Best restaurants for Father’s Day 2019 near Milford, CT

If you haven’t made plans for Father’s Day yet, you’re quickly running out of time. Dads are notoriously difficult to buy gifts for. Something easy and convenient you can do that will almost certainly be a hit is taking dear ol’ dad out to eat. Several Colonial Toyota product experts were talking about their plans for with their dads and they ended up discussing the best restaurants for Father’s Day 2019 near Milford, CT. It’s likely most places will fill up pretty quickly on Father’s Day (June 16), so you’ll want to call as soon as possible to make sure they have space for you and your party. If you really want to make your dad’s day special, stop by our showroom to see what we have available. (more…)

Toyota launches financial program to help first-time buyers get loans

Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Information on Toyota financing for first-time buyers

When someone is starting out on the lifelong adventure of adulthood, learning to properly acquire and manage their credit profile can be among the most challenging of lessons – fraught with potentially expensive pitfalls. Toyota Financial Services understands these challenges and have developed a program to help. Finding information on Toyota financing for first-time buyers can be a bit of an uphill battle. The Colonial Toyota financing team put together this handy little guide to get people started. The Toyota iFi program is designed for those who have the means to take on vehicle debt without compromising other areas of their financial situation. Colonial Toyota has its own program to help buyers with less-than-perfect credit scores find an affordable vehicle. (more…)

Toyota and SiriusXM team up to launch free satellite radio trial through June 4

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Free SiriusXM satellite radio trial for Toyota owners

If you’ve been following the Colonial Toyota Blog for a while, you’ll know that all of the new technology available in 2019 and 2020 models has our team of product experts very excited. Starting today, more Toyota owners will be able to experience an expanded technological profile in their current vehicles. The free SiriusXM satellite radio trial for Toyota owners runs through June 4. If your vehicle is equipped with the right version of Toyota Entune, you should be able to take advantage of this trial period. However, some older Toyota vehicles may not be able to receive the free trial stream. If you have any questions about using the SiriusXM free listen trial, stop by the Colonial Toyota showroom, we’ll be happy to help you out. (more…)

Bad things happen to good people; Colonial Toyota offers NU-Start

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
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Milford, CT new car dealerships with bad credit financing

Buying a new vehicle can be an exciting, if exhausting, journey. However, for a lot of people, simply choosing their next car, truck or crossover SUV isn’t the biggest challenge. Some very good people have had some bad breaks in life and could face a major uphill battle when it comes to obtaining a loan. If you’re in Milford, CT looking for new car dealerships with bad credit financing, you can start and end your search with Colonial Toyota. In fact, the financial wizards at the dealership have developed an exclusively available program to help give people a new financial start. Appropriately called, NU-Start Financing, our experts can help most customers in a tight spot get behind the wheel of a reliable and safe vehicle. Let’s take a look. (more…)

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