Archive for January, 2020
Toyota Tundra XSP Package Design Features
The Toyota Tundra is known for its aggressive exterior looks, powerful engine lineup, durable build, and its all-around capability. While the Tundra on its own is more than impressive, some shoppers wonder if they can get a truck that is even more intimidating. One way to upgrade a Toyota Tundra is by adding on an XP Package. Get a look at one of the available design packages in this guide to the Toyota Tundra XSP package design features to find the style that is right for you. (more…)
Where to Watch 2020 Super Bowl Around Birmingham AL
The Super Bowl is a time for football fanatics to come together to eat food, drink, cheer, and yell all in good fun. This year’s Super Bowl LIV matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs on February 2nd is sure to draw a crowd all throughout the states. If you’re in the Birmingham area you may be wondering what local sports bars you can catch the big game at. Check out this list of local bars to find where you can watch the 2020 Super Bowl around Birmingham, AL. (more…)
How Do I Use the Toyota Connected Services App With My 2020 Toyota Vehicle?
The available Toyota connected services app allows you to stay connected to your vehicle no matter how far you travel from it. This smartphone app gives you the power to check your vehicles current health status by accessing maintenance information, view active recall alerts, check service deals, and more. Not only can you check how your vehicle is doing but you can also find where you last parked, start or stop the vehicle’s engine, lock the doors, and roll the windows up all from your smartphone app. Do you have a smartwatch? You can connect link your Toyota app to your watch too. Check out the Toyota USA YouTube video below to find out how to set up and use the Toyota Connected Services app with your 2020 Toyota vehicle.
12 Strange and Quirky US State Driving Laws
Have you ever heard about a US law and wondered how it managed to make its way into law books? Does hearing about weird laws make you wonder how many other laws exist that you’ve never heard of? Many states throughout the US have strange and quirky rules lingering in their state legislations, some of which apply to driving. In this guide we’ve piled together 12 of the strangest US state driving laws that you may have never heard of. (more…)
Alabama Vehicle Emissions Testing Requirements and Locations
Getting emissions tests is a common requirement in many states throughout the United States. These tests aim to help control pollution or smog in certain areas of states that have a high population, such as urban areas. So, do you need an emissions test if you live in Birmingham, AL? Keep reading this guide to Alabama vehicle emissions testing requirements and locations to find out. (more…)
Toyota Tacoma TRD Assembly Project Video Compilation
Many Toyota enthusiasts and drivers have come to our Serra Toyota team with questions about how and if they can turn their standard Toyota trucks into a TRD powerhouse. Any driver is able to turn their Toyota Tacoma or Tundra truck into a TRD model with a few key vehicle pieces and components, which are available at Serra Toyota. The Toyota TRD team has put together a video series on the Toyota USA YouTube channel that follows what they are calling the Toyota Tacoma Project. In these videos the Toyota TRD team takes a Tacoma SR5 and transforms it into a TRD PRO. Check out each part of this Toyota Tacoma TRD assembly project in the videos compiled below. (more…)
2020 Toyota Highlander Towing Power and Engine Specs
The 2020 Toyota Highlander has been causing buzz since it first debuted and now that it is hitting dealership lots, a lot of shoppers are wondering what kind of power the hybrid and gasoline-powered Highlander models have to offer. This towing power and engine specs guide is going to dive into what kind of power the 2020 Toyota Highlander has beneath its hood while answering the question as to how many engine options are available for the 2020 Highlander. (more…)
How Far Can I Park from a Fire Hydrant in Alabama?
Whether you are a new or seasoned driver, you may have a few questions surrounding parking in the Birmingham area. Locals and visitors alike may be unfamiliar with some parking specifics like how far you can park from a fire hydrant and how far you need to be from a stop sign. This guide from Serra Toyota is going to dive into some of the laws surrounding parking throughout Alabama and the Birmingham area. (more…)
Setting Up Toyota+Alexa® in a New Toyota Model
In the hunt for a new vehicle, one of the selling points is often what infotainment features are available in each model. Whether you’re looking for the best sound system or the most connectivity features, the available options can make or break your decision when it comes to choosing a new set of wheels. One of the connectivity options many Toyota models offer now is Toyota+Alexa®. This feature is something you may have come across during your search, or maybe you’ve heard about it and want to know what Toyota models offer it. Whichever question you’re looking to answer, this guide is here to help. Keep reading to find out what Toyota vehicles include Amazon Alexa connectivity and to find out how to set up Toyota+Alexa® in a new Toyota vehicle. (more…)