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With Summer Almost Here, Take Care of Your Toyota Maintenance Now, Then Get Ready to Greet the Sun

Regular service and maintenance is important year round, but the coming of the warmest months mean your vehicle deserves a little special, extra attention. If you’re ready to take on the summer with a clean bill of health for your Toyota, schedule an appointment with our service center and let us handle the hard stuff!


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Drive Safely in the 2017 Toyota RAV4

When you start cruising on the San Rafael roads, how confident are you that your vehicle can keep you safe? If you drive the 2017 Toyota RAV4, you can be very confident, because of Toyota Safety Sense P (TSS-P) technologies. Drive safely throughout San Anselmo and San Francisco!

Which TSS-P features are included in the RAV4?

  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist: Your RAV4 can detect the markings on the road, and will alert you if it detects you starting to drift out of your lane. It'll even gently help with corrective steering to keep you safe.
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The Toyota Prius Has Always Been Special—Now Standard with Toyota Safety Sense™, It’s Even Special…er

You probably know about the Toyota Prius for its innovative and eco-friendly powertrain, but the 2017 Prius is distinguishing itself again, this time for reasons unrelated to efficiency and environmental stewardship; the 2017 Toyota Prius will now come standard with Toyota Safety Sense™, the Toyota suite of driver assistance features. The original eco-friendly Toyota hybrid can add another line to its CV: safe.

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New Plug-in Prius Prime Takes Home KBB Best Buy Award

For you, driving a green car isn't about the money -- it's about your strong, personal commitment to protecting the environment, and ensuring a brighter future for the next generation. But at the same time, it would be nice to know you aren't wasting money, either!

The Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards shine a spotlight on models that not only have a low cost-to-own, and maintain a…

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Toyota unveils the bold 2018 Toyota C-HR at LA Auto Show!

Exciting news out of Tinseltown this week, as Toyota announced the upcoming 2018 Toyota C-HR at this week's Los Angeles International Auto Show. A fresh take on the subcompact crossover SUV, the Toyota CH-R features bold design, deft handling, and some much sought-after safety features. 


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Toyota Manufacturing Plant Takes Bats Under Its Wing

For some people, bats are a creature of nightmares. Derided as "rats with wings," the world's only mammals capable of flight evoke a fear response in many. Those who study bats feel very differently.

Not only are bats relatively harmless (healthy bats do not attack humans, and the CDC reports only one or two cases of rabies per year in the U.S…

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Toyota announces pricing of its upcoming 2017 Highlander

We've been eagerly awaiting news of the upcoming 2017 Toyota Highlander for quite some time now here at Toyota Marin, and it seems that the wait for this iconic SUV is nearly over. This week, Toyota released pricing information on the 2017 Toyota Highlander, signaling its impending commercial release. .


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Giant Panda No Longer Endangered, but Conservation Victory Comes with a Dire Warning

Earlier this year, Toyota entered a partnership with the IUCN, funding species assessments. Just a few months later, the importance of the IUCN's work came into the global spotlight. A recent IUCN evaluation of the Giant Panda revealed the endangered bamboo-eating bears are no long endangered!

How is this possible?

It comes as a shock to many wildlife-lovers who had resigned to the idea that the

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Toyota Supports the Conservation Status You Know From Wikipedia

As a proud Californian, you felt driven to learn more about the California Condor... so you looked it up on Wikipedia. There, you learned these giant birds have up to a 10-foot wingspan, and that their numbers declined so sharply from lead poisoning, habitat loss, and poaching, that they were extinct in the wild for several years.

You also noticed, at the side of the page, the birds were listed as Critically

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