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You will want to get to know the 2021 Venza before it goes on sale

Thursday, May 28th, 2020
A photo of the Venza badge used on the back of the 2021 Toyota Venza.

2021 Toyota Venza Specs and Available Features 

Ever since Toyota announced that it was adding a new crossover SUV, everyone in the Serra Toyota showroom has been very excited. Following the announcement, our team of product experts immediately hit the internet to find out as much information as possible about the 2021 Toyota Venza specs and available features. Future owners of the 2021 Venza will be getting a very exciting hybrid crossover SUV that will be equipped with some of the most innovative equipment the automaker has available. There is a lot to learn about the 2021 Venza and we don’t currently have a full picture. This is what we can tell you right now.  (more…)

This is why the 2020 RAV4 continues to lead its class

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
A photo of the 2020 Toyota RAV4 on a dirt road.

Is the 2020 Toyota RAV4 the best crossover SUV I can buy? 

The Toyota RAV4 became the automaker’s best-selling vehicle platform a couple of years ago. It combines strong performance and efficiency as well as flexible capabilities into a single outstanding platform. However, it also competes in one of the most competitive segments in the global automotive industry, which makes the question, ‘Is the 2020 Toyota RAV4 the best crossover SUV I can buy,’ a very common one. Obviously, we think the 2020 RAV4 is all but totally unbeatable but that hasn’t stopped our rivals from bring their best vehicles to market. Our manufacturing partner is also concerned with answering this question and have produced from short videos to make the case for the current RAV4. Give these a look and let us know if you’d like to take a closer look at what Serra Toyota has available.  (more…)

Are you still on the fence about the TRD models? These videos should help

Friday, March 6th, 2020
A photo of the TRD badge worn by some Toyota TRD models.

Are the Toyota TRD vehicles worth it? 

Toyota is constantly updating its lineup with new accessory packages. This is not terribly rare in the automotive industry, but the way Toyota does it is interesting. The automaker’s TRD lineup has been previously only applied to its two truck models and a couple of SUVs. However, for the current model year, the Camry has been added to the mix. If you’ve found yourself wondering, ‘Are the Toyota TRD vehicles worth it,’ the team of product experts at Serra Toyota found some videos that should be able to help answer that question. They also found an interesting look at the latest version of the Toyota Highlander that will be arriving for the 2021 model year. If you’d like to see these vehicles for yourself, make an appointment with one of our product experts today.  (more…)

Are you using the right fuel for your car, truck or SUV?

Thursday, February 27th, 2020
A stock photo of a gas pump with different grades of gasoline.

Do any 2020 Toyota vehicles require premium gasoline? 

There is a lot people need to know about the 2020 lineup of Toyota vehicles arriving every day to the Serra Toyota showroom in Birmingham. Whether people are getting their next Toyota vehicle or buying their first one, there are a few common questions that come up year after year. For the current crop of models, the question, ‘Do any 2020 Toyota vehicles require premium gasoline,’ has been fairly common. For the most part, an owner of a 2020 Toyota vehicle won’t have to worry about reaching for the premium gas handle. Some of our product experts reached out to the professionals in the Serra Toyota Service Department to bring you some things you probably need to know.  (more…)

Get to know the latest Toyota technology before you visit our showroom

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
A photo of three vehicles using technology inside of a Toyota vehicle.

How-To Videos for Using Toyota Apps and Features 

The 2020 lineup of Toyota vehicles available at the Serra Toyota showroom all share one common thread – technology. Almost all of the 2020 Toyota cars, trucks and SUVs that have been delivered to our showroom can be integrated with several different popular digital devices. Additionally, Toyota has released a proprietary application that will extend the range where owners can interact with their vehicles. The how-to videos for using Toyota apps and features will give people who are new to the brand an idea of what they can do with them once they get home. Serra Toyota customers can see a live demonstration of any of these technologies or features when they schedule an appointment with one of our product experts today.  (more…)

Get a look at the rest of the Toyota display at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show

Monday, February 24th, 2020
A photo of the tailgate on the 2021 Toyota Tacoma Trail.

New Toyota Vehicles at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show 

Did you enjoy our blogs about what our far-flung correspondent was able to send back from The Windy City? There are some photos of the new Toyota vehicles at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show that didn’t get picked by our staff to share on our blog the first time around. We thought that some of you would like to take a look at some of these other angles to get you as excited about these vehicles as we are. Of the new batch of photos you’ll see below, one of the models we’re really ready to see is the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime. This plug-in hybrid crossover SUV will be able to travel a fair distance without using a single drop of gasoline. If you’d like to learn more about any of these vehicles make an appointment with one of our product experts today.  (more…)

Watch 2020 Super Bowl LIV at One of These Local Sports Bars

Sunday, January 26th, 2020
Cheering hands in front of tv screen with "Where to Watch 2020 Super Bowl Around Birmingham AL" white overlay text

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…)

What Are the Strangest Driving Laws in America?

Friday, January 24th, 2020
Elderly couple riding on motorbike

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…)

Watch These Engineers Build the Fifth-Generation Toyota RAV4

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
Screenshot of Toyota RAV4 manufacturing video

How Does Toyota Build Its Vehicles? 

Have you ever wondered how Toyota builds its vehicles? The Toyota team is taking automotive enthusiasts behind the scenes and into one of its manufacturing plants to show just how their vehicles are made. In this video from the Toyota USA YouTube channel, viewers are shown how engineers and high-tech robots build the fifth-generation Toyota RAV4. Dive into the build process in the video below.   (more…)

Get Your Photo Taken with Mr. Claus Around Birmingham This Year

Thursday, November 21st, 2019
Two children on Santa's lap with "Where to Take Photos with Santa Claus in Birmingham AL" black text

Where to Take Photos with Santa Claus in Birmingham AL 2019

No holiday season is complete without getting a photo taken with Mr. Claus himself. Luckily for those around the Birmingham area, Santa is making his way around different events going on around town this November and December. Keep reading to find where you and your furry friends can take photos with Santa Claus in Birmingham, AL this year. (more…)

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