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We consistently post important information for Vernon drivers, so check back often and feel free to reach out with any automotive questions you may have.

August
27
August
27
The global pandemic has had lasting impacts on just about everyone across the planet, including spurring new financial and lifestyle considerations for many people. What we used to think of as relatively easy decisions, like booking a plane ticket to see family over the holidays or buying a new car ...
August
16
August
16
Vernon Toyota is proud to be a sponsor of the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation Charity Classic for the 12th year in a row! The VJHF is an important part of the North Okanagan community, working tirelessly to raise funds for long-term care facilities, community health services, and the Vernon Jubil...
July
30
July
30
Purchasing a used car is a popular option among many drivers, and for good reason - it’s a great way to save some money while still driving away in a reliable ride. Unfortunately, not all used cars (and used-car deals) are created equal. There are plenty of lemons out there, not to mention ple...
July
20
July
20
In the automotive industry, Toyota is king when it comes to hybrid vehicles - and the all-new RAV4 Hybrid is here to serve as a reminder! This powerful and sporty SUV boasts a sleek design, excellent fuel economy, and more horsepower than you'd ever expect from a hybrid. With the perfect blend o...
June
28
June
28
When it comes to family-friendly compact SUVs, the 2021 Toyota RAV4 and Nissan Rogue are big contenders in the market. Both crossovers are excellent choices, each with their own features and driving experience. If you're looking for a vehicle that's dependable, comfortable, and full of excit...
June
21
June
21
When it comes to choosing the right truck, we appreciate that there are plenty of options out there! From powertrain to performance to price, Canada’s top-selling pickups come loaded with a plethora of features that are geared towards different needs and uses. So why are so many Vernon drivers...
May
25
May
25
At the Chicago Auto Show last year, Toyota unveiled a multitude of upgrades and changes to their current lineup. Among them were the 2021 Tundra and 2021 Tacoma. While there wasn't an overwhelming amount of changes made to either vehicle this year (but look out for 2022!), Toyota ...
April
12
April
12
The Camry and Corolla are both solid Toyota sedan options thanks to their excellent crash test ratings, impressive standard features, cost-saving fuel economy, and superb reliability. But what sets them apart? And more importantly, how do you know which one is right for you? The Toyota Camry was co...
March
09
March
09
Many of us are well aware that the Toyota Corolla is one of the best-selling passenger cars of all time worldwide. In 1997, it became the best-selling nameplate in the world, surpassing the Volkswagen Beetle. By 2016, it had sold over 44 million units across twelve whole generations. Not b...
March
01
March
01
Heading into spring means nothing but adventures are on the horizon. And with our all-new 2021 Toyota SUV lineup, what better way to get the party started! The 2021 Toyota RAV4, Highlander, 4Runner, and C-HR are already some of the most popular SUV models across Vernon, BC. These off-roading favouri...
August
27
August
27
When you’re shopping for a new vehicle, it’s easy to get caught up in the more mundane specs of a car: fuel efficiency, horsepower, all-wheel drive, airbags - that sort of thing. Of course, these features are very important, but let’s face it - they can also be a little bit boring....
July
22
July
22
When you’re on the hunt for a new vehicle for your rugged BC lifestyle, there are plenty of things to consider: model, year, features, price and whether to buy new or used. There are benefits to purchasing both new and used trucks, so how can you decide which one is right for you? At Vernon To...
July
22
July
22
Always at the forefront of innovation, the newest lineup of Toyota cars, trucks, crossovers, SUVs and hybrids is among the most anticipated in the automotive industry year after year. With advancements in tech, safety, fuel economy, power, comfort and styling, drivers across British Columbia are eag...
March
20
March
20
With this century’s roaring 20’s upon us, the 2020 Toyota lineup is rolling into the new decade ready for action! With plenty of ground-up redesigns, advanced new tech in every nook and cranny and enough options across the full lineup to suit any need or budget, it’s no wonder that...
September
28
September
28
An Infotainment Centre in a Class of its Own It’s the age of technology. We’re one fifth deep into the 21st century and it’s time for our cars to step it up. While we may not be cruising around in hovercrafts or relying totally on AI to drive us around, the people of Vernon still ...
June
24
June
24
Your Go-To Spot for Pre-Owned Vehicles in Vernon At Vernon Toyota, people ask us all the time if we sell used vehicles -- and the answer is 100% yes we do! Though you may be surprised to learn it, we’ve been selling pre-owned cars, trucks and SUVs since day one and we take pride in our vast i...
May
25
May
25
Experience the Difference of Certified Toyota Technicians The city of Vernon is a great place to live. We have great selection when it comes to shops, activities and even beautiful lakes to spend the day at. There is no shortage of places to get your car fixed, either -- so why choose Vernon Toyota...
May
24
May
24
As Vernon Advances, Hybrid is the Answer Our city has its eyes set on the future. With a bold community plan in the works, the people of Vernon are looking for ways to move forward in both how we build and how we drive. As carpooling gets more support, other ways to save on fuel are also becoming m...
August
27
August
27
Labour Day weekend is always one of mixed spirits. It represents the close of summer, which is never fun, but also represents a new season of goals and activities. From going back to school, work, or changing into a new routine, there’s always a sense of opportunity when it comes to the first ...
August
17
August
17
In Vernon, it feels like our student population is either staying close to home for school or commuting to what feels like a lifetime away. As an active part of the community, we want to make this stressful time of year just a little bit easier on our students. Don’t let shopping for your next...
July
01
July
01
Summer is in full swing and with that comes beach days, road trips, fire hot asphalt and the quest for relief -- otherwise known as air conditioning. If rolling down your window isn’t doing the trick and you're worried about keeping you and your passengers ice-bucket-cold, servicing your a...
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