Castlegar Toyota Automotive Blog

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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
20
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
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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
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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...
March
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March
22
The Toyota Tacoma is one of the best-selling trucks in Canada, and that’s not surprising considering all it has to offer. This truck can haul, tow and go off-road when you need it to be a weekend warrior, or if you just need it to help someone move. Here is why having a Tacoma TRD in your driv...
March
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March
15
Buying a used car doesn’t have to be unpleasant. That’s right, we said it. You also don’t need to be a professional level business negotiator to walk away with a great deal. You can get a reliable vehicle and save some money in the process. When you follow these tips from our Castl...
January
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January
05
The Toyota Rav4 has been a popular vehicle for years; you could even argue that the Rav4 was the first real crossover utility vehicle (CUV). For 2018, the Toyota Rav4 is the most advanced and capable Rav4 yet, and we get a lot of questions about this capable little wonder. We thought it would be fun...
January
02
January
02
We wouldn’t trade living in the Castlegar area for anything. We do have to admit, however, that driving in the Kootenays has its own special set of challenges. Depending on the weather and driving conditions, roads in the Castlegar area can be downright dangerous. That holds especially true in...
December
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December
22
The holiday season can be hectic and it’s only natural to forget a few details here and there—where you put the keys, did you get a gift for Uncle Emmet, etc. If you’re one of the lucky ones, spending time with your friends and family is a fun, food-filled experience. When you ar...
December
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December
08
Well, it looks like 2017 is coming to an end, but we aren’t complaining. We had a fantastic year and we’re honoured that we were able to share it with you. Along with our big Sweet 16 celebration, we shared all sorts of travel tips, Toyota news, and just enjoyed being Castlegar’s g...
November
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November
24
There are few things that have a larger impact on our everyday lives than the vehicles we drive. There are a lot of reasons we choose the type of vehicle we drive; it could be for style, price, function, reliability, you name it. But, did you ever wonder what the car, truck, van, or SUV you drive sa...
November
10
November
10
You hear it blaring out of your car radio all the time: “This is the best time of year to buy a vehicle!!!!”. That statement is rarely true. Lucky for you, however, the end of the year really is the best time of year to buy or lease a vehicle, especially if you’re looking for a new...
October
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October
23
Sorry to be the ones to tell you this, folks, but winter is coming. The cold temperatures arrive a little later in Castlegar compared to the rest of the country, but the truth is winter will be here before we know it. Before the snow, ice, and sub-zero temperatures do hit, make sure your vehicle is ...
October
16
October
16
There are plenty of options if you’re looking for a crossover SUV (CUV). All automakers have at least one CUV option, and most have a few for you to choose from. The problem is, though, few CUVs live up to the promises they’re manufacturers hype and advertise. The 2018 Toyota Rav4, howev...
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