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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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Why It Is Crucial To Keep Your Vehicle On A Maintenance Schedule

When you get your brand new car, everything should be working perfectly. Over time, things will start breaking down and wear will be placed on the vehicle. This is unavoidable and will happen no matter how much, how little or how carefully you drive. There is one thing you can do to make your vehicle last longer and run more efficiently. That is vehicle maintenance.
Every vehicle should have a factory recommended vehicle maintenance plan or schedule. Abiding by it, can greatly enhance the lifespan, performance and safety of your vehicle.
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Why Use Synthetic Oil?

Every car needs appropriate maintenance to keep it running efficiently. Each year, more automotive manufacturers are requiring the use of synthetic oil during regular service work. Although more expensive, synthetic oil is generally considered superior to conventional. Unlike conventional oil, synthetic oil does not break down even in extreme heat and under adverse conditions. Using conventional oil when synthetic is called for can damage your engine and void your warranty.
Maintaining your engine oil is the single most important thing you can do to preserve your engine.
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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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