Castlegar Toyota Automotive Blog

Our blog offers engaging, educational and informative insight on some of the latest automotive industry trends! Stay up to date with us on everything Toyota by clicking on any of the posts below. 

November
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November
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As gas prices continue to rise, more Canadians are considering switching to electric vehicles. A recent survey by KPMG found that 61 percent of respondents would be willing to do so to save money on fuel. With the high cost of living, this is a smart way to cut expenses and simultaneously help the e...
October
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October
31
If you are looking for a new SUV to get for you and your family, you have probably already checked out the RAV4 Limited from Toyota. Well, it is indeed one of the best options available today for a small family vehicle. The Limited is the top-of-the-line version of the RAV4, along with the TRD Off-R...
September
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September
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It's that time of year again, Castlegar! With fall finally upon us, it means cozy sweaters, all things pumpkin spice and new model season. And at Castlegar Toyota, there are lots we’re getting excited about in our upcoming 2023 model lineup! To see what exciting features and upgrades you c...
August
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August
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When it comes to buying used, it’s normal for car buyers to be a little hesitant. After all, not only is it more enticing to purchase a brand new vehicle, but fears associated with reliability, cleanliness, up-to-date features, and potential issues down the line are still major deterrents. How...
July
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July
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If you've asked around or checked the internet for a vehicle that's super rugged, extremely reliable, and has a capable powertrain, the name "Toyota Tundra” undoubtedly comes to mind.  Unfortunately, luxury was never part of its name, that is until the brand-new 2022 Toyota T...
June
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June
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Owning a vehicle entails adequately investing in its maintenance and necessary repairs. It is essential to keep in mind that there are many counterfeit automobile parts in the market today, and such parts may not be built to last. Ideally, they are made to last only for a short while.  If you ...
May
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May
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When shopping for a new Toyota vehicle, you have probably noticed a list of safety features in the vehicle’s description. Every new and used Toyota model comes with the Toyota Safety Sense driver-assist system standard on their trim levels. This highly-praised system is built with advanced dri...
April
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April
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“Furthering Toyota’s commitment to a carbon-neutral future, the all-electric Toyota bZ4X SUV is bold, modern, and unmistakably familiar. Designed to be an activity hub that ushers in a new era of how customers think about their vehicle, the bZ4X is more than just a means of transport, b...
March
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March
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If you’re in the market for a new Toyota vehicle, it can be a struggle figuring out your financing options, what kind of car you should buy, not to mention how much your credit might hold you back. The idea of going to a dealership that might haggle you into a lease or purchase you don&rs...
February
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February
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Throughout the 1990s and 2000s, trucks and SUVs took over the automotive market in a big way - and the most popular models were loud, proud, and oversized. Although the pickup truck and sport yute segment remains well-loved by North American drivers, there has been a notable emergence of compact SUV...
January
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January
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It’s no secret that the last two years have been a period of unprecedented change and immense uncertainty. From province-wide closures and protective measures to supply-chain issues and labour shortages, businesses everywhere are doing their very best to stay afloat, let alone ensure customers...
December
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December
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It’s been a tough two years on a global scale, and the supply chain across most industries has not fully recovered. That’s why one minute the grocery store shelves are stocked, and the next you can’t find cookies, shoes in your size, or purchase a new couch without a 5-month delay....
November
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November
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Toyota's vehicles have always been leaders in reliability, fuel efficiency, safety, and value. Whether you’re cruising the highway during long commutes to and from the city, towing hefty loads on the job site, or exploring the road less travelled, there’s a Toyota for you! Each of th...
June
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June
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When you’re shopping for a new car, we understand that choosing where you purchase from can be equally important as the specs of the vehicle you’re looking for. Not only are you investing in a new set of wheels, but you’re also investing in the dealership where you purchase it from...
May
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May
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Contrary to popular belief, not all tires are created equal. In the name of road safety, consistently rotating your tires is an essential part of vehicle maintenance, not to mention that local weather conditions will play a huge role in determining which tires you should be using and when to ge...
May
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May
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When shopping around for a vehicle, buying brand-new can come with numerous benefits and may seem like the obvious route. However, more and more individuals are beginning to see the advantages of buying pre-owned, especially if you've got your eye on a Toyota. Toyotas are known to be some of the...
April
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April
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The entire Toyota lineup is seriously impressive - but which Toyota truly fits you best? Is it a rough ‘n tough Tundra that can get the job done? How about a commute-ready Camry that sips just a few litres of fuel for every hundred kilometres of driving time? Or the all-new Venza, which is big...
March
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March
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The 2021 reboot of the Toyota Venza has got everyone talking. There’s something intriguing about a hybrid crossover vehicle that not only boasts advanced safety features and impressive fuel economy, but is also somehow the new face of luxury. This two-row crossover, that’s been absent fo...
February
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February
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When looking for the perfect SUV, there can be many factors at play to influence your decision. One specification not to be overlooked is tech advancements. At Castlegar Toyota, our inventory of vehicles includes a variety of SUVs packed with outstanding tech features that outshine their competitors...
February
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February
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As proud members of the Castlegar community, our team here at Castlegar Toyota is committed to giving back in any way that we can. That’s why every February we host our annual Foodbank February Event, created to help those less fortunate in our community and help our Castlegar Toyota customers...
January
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January
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Just when you thought the family-favourite Toyota Highlander couldn’t get any better, this popular SUV is riding into 2021 sporting a brand new hybrid engine that delivers maximum power and efficiency in an environmentally-friendly package. More drivers across the West Coast are getting onboar...
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