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The 2020 Corolla Hybrid will have no trouble taking you almost anywhere

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
A photo of the badges used on the back of the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid.

How far can the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid drive? 

The Toyota Corolla is already the best-selling vehicle in the total history of the automotive industry. When the automaker announced that it would be releasing a hybrid version of the vehicle, people in and around the Serra Toyota showroom got very excited about the new version’s potential range. So, how far can the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid drive? Toyota engineers combined the naturally efficient four-cylinder engine with the hybrid system that delivers both efficiency and exciting handling characteristics. Before we get into the details of this concept, it’s important to point out that the range your Corolla Hybrid can achieve could be affected by several factors. Let’s see what can happen in the best-case scenario.  (more…)

Learn more about Toyota hybrid technology before your test drive

Thursday, March 19th, 2020
A photo of the hybrid badge used by the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid.

Toyota Hybrid Technology FAQs and Videos 

One of the many things that has set Toyota apart from the rest of the automotive industry is how many of its vehicles are available with hybrid versions. When someone visits the Serra Toyota showroom in Birmingham for the first time, it’s very common for them to have a lot of questions about how all of this works. Our team put together this guide of Toyota hybrid technology FAQs and videos that will help people get started on their journey toward benefiting from incredible savings in fuel costs. If you have any more questions about how a Toyota hybrid vehicle can fit in your life, make an appointment with a Serra Toyota product expert today. Be sure to ask us about our 29-minute Guarantee and our Fresh Start Financing program.  (more…)

What Kind of Driving Range Does the 2020 RAV4 Hybrid Offer?

Monday, December 23rd, 2019
Lineup of three 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid models

2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Fuel Economy and Engine Specs

Not only is the 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid eco-friendly, but it delivers an impressive fuel economy and an impressive punch on the road. Thanks to the advanced hybrid system beneath its hood, the RAV4 Hybrid delivers an incredible performance throughout every ride and keeps you on the road longer between fill-ups. This guide is going to dive into the fuel economy and engine specs of the 2020 RAV4 Hybrid to give you an idea of just how efficient this powerhouse Toyota is.   (more…)

Do Hybrid Vehicles Require More Maintenance Than Regular Vehicles?

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
Blue 2020 Toyota Prius in rain

Toyota Hybrid Vehicle Maintenance Schedules and Requirements

Drivers who are looking to make the switch to a hybrid vehicle may have some concerns as to how they may differ from traditional cars. Toyota hybrid vehicles require similar maintenance to the traditional Toyota vehicles and they often can go longer without much wear and tear. Keep reading to see a video from the Toyota USA YouTube page that explains what Toyota hybrid vehicle maintenance schedules and requirements drivers can expect. (more…)

Which 2020 Toyota Hybrid Sedan Offers the Best Performance?

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
Closeup of Hybrid emblem on white Toyota model

2020 Toyota Hybrid Sedan Performance Comparison

If you have been on the hunt for your next hybrid sedan but can’t quite seem to juggle the specs of each, then you’ve come to the right place. This 2020 Toyota hybrid sedan performance comparison breaks down the engine, battery, motors, fuel economy, and more of each 2020 Toyota hybrid sedan. Keep reading to figure out which of these Toyota models is the right fit for you. (more…)

Does the Toyota Prius Prime Need to Charge?

Friday, October 4th, 2019
2020 Toyota Prius Prime driving

2020 Toyota Prius Prime Power and Charging Specs

The 2020 Toyota Prius Prime is a perfect match for drivers looking to make the switch to a more eco-friendly vehicle. This Toyota model offers a great balance of hybrid performance and electric-vehicle perks, without the need for routine charging. Find out all about the 2020 Toyota Prius Prime power and charging specs in this guide from Serra Toyota. (more…)

2019 Toyota Hybrid Lineup Fuel Economy Comparison

Monday, June 17th, 2019
2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid in white driving down an empty road

Do you want to spend more time behind the wheel and less time filling up at the gas pump? A Toyota hybrid model could be a great fit. With some of the best fuel economy scores in the business, Toyota hybrids offer drivers the best mix of style, performance, and practicality. We compared the 2019 Toyota hybrid lineup’s fuel economy scores to see which option offered drivers the furthest driving range. See which model came out on top below. (more…)

How does a Toyota hybrid engine work?

Thursday, June 13th, 2019
2018 Toyota Prius Prime in grey driving on a long and empty stretch of road

While more and more vehicle shoppers are considering a hybrid for their next vehicle purchase, we have found that a lot of drivers still have questions when it comes to hybrid cost and performance vs a traditional gas-powered model. We tackle some of the most commonly asked questions about Toyota hybrid systems below. (more…)

What does the ECO button do in my Toyota?

Monday, December 31st, 2018
2019 Toyota Corolla steering wheel and driver gauges

Select Toyota models are equipped with selectable drive models that allow drivers to seamlessly optimize their vehicle with the touch of a button. What do the driving modes optimize? It depends. We break down how the ECO Mode can help to increase fuel efficiency below. (more…)

How long will my Toyota hybrid battery last?

Thursday, September 27th, 2018
2018 Toyota Prius Prime in grey driving on a long and empty stretch of road

There are a lot of misconceptions floating around about hybrid ownership, unfortunately, high battery replacement costs are not one of them. The good news is that with regular maintenance and service your Toyota hybrid battery can last for over 100,000-miles which can help to even out high replacement costs when they are necessary. Learn more about Toyota hybrid battery life expectancy and replacement costs below. (more…)

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