Castlegar Toyota Automotive Blog

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July
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July
16
If you’re wondering what’s the best SUV to buy in 2020, then look no further than the Toyota Highlander! Highlander is a three-row hero, with enough space for large families and enough guts to be a serious off-roading powerhouse. This full-size SUV is a favourite among BC families and ad...
June
19
June
19
2020 has been a tough year for folks across British Columbia, and we know that many of our community members are trying to find ways to save money where they can. For those who are shopping for a dependable car, truck or SUV, but also working within a tight budget, it’s time you learned about ...
April
14
April
14
Just Know This -- We Feel You What day is it? What month is it? There’s no way around it -- COVID-19 has thrown most of us for a loop. Our routines are shaken and the future seems uncertain. While we can’t control how everything unfolds, our team here at Castlegar Toyota is hard at work...
April
11
April
11
Take a Break from Your Car Payments with Toyota Times are uncertain -- but at Castlegar Toyota, we want to help our clients navigate COVID-19. No one should have to choose between food, housing or a safe vehicle during this crisis, which is why we’re proud to offer no payment periods on new v...
March
23
March
23
Here at Castlegar Toyota, we believe that BC drivers deserve the best vehicles on the road. That’s why we stand behind our lineup of exciting and dependable Toyota cars, trucks, crossovers and SUVs. With a focus on innovative safety features, working towards a greener future and ensuring that ...
March
21
March
21
Castlegar is home to plenty of big families who need a vehicle that provides seating, space and safety. If you think that needing a vehicle that can seat 6, 7 or 8 passengers is a life sentence behind the wheel of a “soccer-mom van,” then you’ll be happy to know that Toyota has des...
January
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January
16
2020 Toyota trucks have arrived at Castlegar Toyota and our team can’t wait to share all of the exciting new features that West Kootenays’ favourite trucks, Tundra and Tacoma, are packing to kick off the new decade! With new standard tech, safety, styling and performance features galore,...
December
11
December
11
For many years, we’ve been proudly serving the people of Castlegar, Nelson and across Southern British Columbia by providing quality Toyota vehicles at affordable prices. Our pledge is at the heart of every interaction between our team members and our customers: to provide a personalized car-b...
October
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October
07
“Our ultimate goal: a world without accidents.”   Toyota is committed to raising the bar on safety standards every year, and has a reputation for designing some of the safest cars on the road. In 2019, Four Toyota vehicles were named IIHS Top Safety Pick, with the Toyota Avalon rec...
September
23
September
23
When it comes to choosing a new truck, I know how hard it is. Every time I decide to look into what my next vehicle will be, it feels like a rabbit hole. Sometimes there’s too much information out there and sometimes there’s not nearly enough. I was fortunate enough to spend a week drivi...
August
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August
15
The Car that Does it All When searching the current market for your next vehicle, drivers in Castlegar want to find a car that ticks all of their boxes. Toyota doesn’t want you to ever compromise when asking what a ride can do for you -- which is why we’re proud to offer the 2020 Prius ...
June
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June
20
Places to Visit and Fun Things to Do Near Castlegar This Summer As the summer heat hits and the kids are out of school, Castlegar Toyota knows you’ll be needing awesome day (or longer) trips to eat up all that free time. Tire your crew out and have tonnes of fun doing it by checking out some ...
March
26
March
26
Better Tech is the Way of the Future It’s no surprise -- we’re going to see more and more “smart” features in our lives as we move forward. Our vehicles are no exception, with every new model being loaded with better technology than the one before. Toyota is dedicated to dev...
March
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March
24
Never Settle for “Good Enough” Toyotas -- they’re built to last. Anyone who owns one of these skillfully-crafted vehicles knows this fact. But with vehicles that last comes the inevitability of repairs. Where should you get your Toyota fixed -- and does it matter what kind of part...
January
23
January
23
Here at Castlegar Toyota, we’re committed to giving our customers the best experience possible. We know you’re busy, but we also know that many vehicle repairs just can’t wait. That’s why we offer shuttle service, helping our clients get back to what’s important while w...
November
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November
29
There’s no time like the holidays to start thinking about where to save money, or where you can save some of your budget to make for the best secret santa gifter out there. When you’re looking to save money, not just around the holidays, but long-term, Toyota is the route to take. Here&r...
September
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September
01
One of this biggest concerns that we hear about from folks making the transition from SUV or car driving to trucks is fuel economy. While older trucks were fuel-guzzling monsters, and some new trucks (but only from the other guys) still are, Toyota trucks aren’t. The proof is in the pudding&md...
August
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August
31
Because it’s so nice in the summer here in BC, people often stay in the province and enjoy the great outdoors. We see people travelling with ATVs, boats, bikes, and a family of fun gear. To get this gear from point A to point B, you’ll need the right vehicle to handle the weight without ...
August
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August
21
The Rav4 is one of our best-selling vehicles year after year. Because of its fuel consumption, style, space, and features, it’s no surprise. This coming model year, the fan favourite is getting an attractive makeover that’s making it even more desirable. We truly don’t always say i...
June
12
June
12
Gas. We all need it. We all keep paying more for it. In British Columbia, fuel is as expensive as our province is beautiful and it seems to be getting worse. With some of the highest average fuel prices in the country, it’s one contest that we could do without winning. The average cost of gas...
June
04
June
04
It might be obvious that we really love our TRDs, and we’re alright with that When we have new customers visit the dealership looking for their next truck, we often get asked about how the Tacoma TRD Sport compares to the popular 2015-and-up remake of the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2. The answer: i...
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