Archive for December, 2015
It never fails – at the beginning of a new year everyone’s making resolutions. Whether it’s to spend more time with family, focus on losing weight or eating healthier, most of the time we forget about our goals after the first few months and fall back into a regular routine. Our team here at Serra Toyota wants to encourage our drivers to try a new resolution – safer driving. (more…)
The 2016 Toyota Tacoma is known for it’s impressive off-road performance capabilities. Drivers shopping for a midsize truck that offers both fuel efficiency and power are sure to find what they’re looking for in the 2016 Tacoma. One of the most popular features is the Crawl Control feature, which controls the throttle and brakes in difficult situations so drivers can keep all of their focus on the trail ahead. (more…)
With almost the entire Toyota lineup now available in the 2016 model, some drivers may be wondering when the Yaris is going to join the pack. Our team here at Serra Toyota is excited to share that the 2016 Toyota Yaris is expected to make its way to dealership lots across the United States early next year, so you shouldn’t have to wait too much longer for your favorite subcompact hatchback to make its debut. (more…)
A few months ago, Toyota introduced the Highway Teammate, which is an automated driving test vehicle. Toyota helps to launch vehicles like the Highway Teammate concept as soon as 2020, but before the idea can become a reality there is one more concept Toyota must master – the new map generation system. (more…)
There is always a lot to celebrate when we ring in a new year and a lot of the celebrations will have to do with the process of out with the old and in with the new. If you have wanted to get a brand new car, there is no better time than just after the New Year. As long as you have some helpful tips to find the best deal, you are sure to be satisfied with your investment. (more…)
If you’re interested in hybrid vehicles, chances are you’re familiar with the Toyota Prius. It’s the model that started it all, and it’s a popular, reliable hybrid choice for all drivers to this day. Over the years, Toyota has added other models to the Prius family lineup – the Prius c and the Prius v. We’re going to fill you in on the similarities and differences between the Toyota Prius c and the Prius v to give you a better idea of what each one has to offer. (more…)
There are six models available for drivers to choose from if you’re looking to purchase a new 2016 Toyota Tundra. The higher models offer interior and exterior features that are unique to the trim, but there are two base models are are quite similar. The 2016 Toyota Tundra SR and the SR5 share a lot of common features, but we’re going to show you how the two differ to make your decision easier. (more…)
December tends to fly by, and this year doesn’t seem much different. Soon you’ll be caught up in all of your Christmas plans, and before you know it the new year will be here. Our team here at Serra Toyota wanted to make it easier for you to plan your New Year’s Eve celebration by providing you with a few ideas of events in the Birmingham, AL area. (more…)
Even if you have taken the time to figure out what an affordable car payment will be each month, you need to remember how important it is to factor in any of the other costs that you will likely run into. Whether you are buying a brand new vehicle or a pre-owned model, you need to make sure that you are aware of the costs of everything from maintenance to fuel and beyond.
How many times have you been driving along on the highway using cruise control, just to have someone pull in front of you so that you have to jump into action? Even though cruise control is a feature that is supposed to make life easier, traditional set ups don’t allow for the stop and go that you can sometimes face in traffic. This is where the dynamic radar cruise control from Toyota comes in to address the problem.