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July
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July
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Leasing a car can be a smart way to drive a new vehicle without the long-term commitment of buying one. For many of us in Vernon, navigating our first car lease can feel overwhelming. Understanding the car leasing process helps make informed decisions, ensuring we get the best deal possible. This g...
June
24
June
24
When it comes to selling your car, getting the right price is crucial. That's where a used vehicle value calculator can be incredibly useful. This handy tool helps you estimate the market value of your car based on specific criteria, ensuring you list it at a competitive price. Understanding how...
June
17
June
17
Are you in the market for a used pickup truck in British Columbia? Buying a used vehicle can often be an extensive process, filled with uncertainty and countless options. However, when armed with the right information and approach, finding your ideal used pickup can be both rewarding and straightfor...
June
10
June
10
Navigating through the world of car leasing can seem quite daunting, especially for students who might be first-time lessees. Here at Vernon Toyota, we understand the unique needs and challenges faced by students when it comes to choosing a dependable yet affordable transportation option. That's...
June
03
June
03
Welcome to our latest exploration of Toyota Service Connect, a feature that can significantly enhance your Toyota driving experience. If you own a Toyota or are considering purchasing one, understanding how Toyota Service Connect works and what it offers is crucial. This system isn't just about ...
May
27
May
27
In today’s automotive landscape, safety continues to be a paramount concern, driving manufacturers to innovate ever-more sophisticated technologies to protect drivers, passengers, and pedestrians alike. Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 represents a significant leap forward in this ongoing quest for saf...
May
22
May
22
Toyota has been a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer for over 80 years. The company has built a reputation for producing high-quality vehicles that are reliable, efficient, and safe. Toyota also strongly emphasizes research and development to develop new technologies that can be used in ...
May
06
May
06
The Toyota Company used cars market offers a plethora of options for those looking to buy high-quality vehicles at more affordable prices. With a reputation for reliability, durability, and exceptional fuel efficiency, used Toyota vehicles remain a popular choice among drivers in Vernon and the Okan...
April
29
April
29
Navigating the world of auto leasing can seem daunting, especially for newcomers to Vernon, BC. Whether you're contemplating leasing a vehicle for the flexibility it offers or the lower monthly payments compared to purchasing, understanding the leasing process and the terms involved is crucial. ...
April
04
April
04
As global awareness of environmental sustainability continues to grow, Toyota has embraced the movement towards greener transportation solutions by offering an extensive lineup of fuel-efficient hybrid and electric vehicles. With their reduced emissions and exceptional fuel economy, Toyota's eco...
April
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April
02
In today's world of rising fuel prices and increasing concerns about the environment, maximizing your vehicle's fuel efficiency is more important than ever. Not only can an efficient approach to fuel consumption result in significant cost savings at the pump, but it can also help minimize yo...
April
02
April
02
Purchasing a pre-owned vehicle can be an excellent decision for car buyers who seek quality and reliability at a more affordable price point. However, the process of finding the right used car can sometimes feel daunting, as it's essential to ensure the vehicle's quality and roadworthiness. ...
April
02
April
02
As a proud Toyota owner, you value the reliability, performance, and efficiency that your Toyota vehicle brings. To maintain these exceptional standards and even enhance your driving experience, opting for Toyota Genuine Parts and Accessories is the key to success. In this blog, we will delve into ...
March
31
March
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Ensuring the safety of you and your passengers is paramount when it comes to driving on British Columbia’s diverse terrain and ever-changing road conditions. Toyota, a brand synonymous with safety and reliability, is committed to providing advanced safety solutions to protect you and your love...
December
11
December
11
For many drivers in the Okanagan region and throughout British Columbia, owning a Toyota truck means having the freedom and power to haul and tow a variety of recreational toys, work equipment, or trailers. With the rugged landscapes and stunning natural beauty that British Columbia has to offer, it...
November
20
November
20
Owning a Toyota hybrid vehicle comes with numerous benefits, including fuel efficiency, reduced emissions, and exceptional performance for drivers in Vernon and the Okanagan region. However, as a hybrid owner, it's essential to understand the specific maintenance requirements and lifespan of you...
October
02
October
02
In the rapidly evolving world of automotive technology, safety features have become a top priority, and Toyota is leading the way with its innovative suite of advanced driver-assistance systems known as Toyota Safety Sense (TSS). Ensuring maximum safety and assistance for drivers and their passenger...
September
11
September
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As environmental sustainability becomes an increasingly important factor in our daily lives, more drivers are considering the transition to eco-friendly vehicles. Toyota, a pioneer in hybrid technology since the release of the Prius in 1997, continues to innovate with its ever-growing lineup of fuel...
August
07
August
07
When it comes to maintaining, upgrading, or customizing your Toyota, the selection of parts and accessories available on the market can be overwhelming. It's essential to focus on quality and compatibility to ensure optimal performance and avoid potential issues or costly repairs. That's whe...
June
26
June
26
Pickup trucks are a popular choice for drivers who need a versatile vehicle that can handle a wide range of tasks. Whether you're using your truck for work or for play, you need a vehicle that is reliable, efficient, and capable. Toyota has been producing trucks for decades, namely the Tacoma an...
December
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December
01
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Sure, it’s the holidays, but for those of us gearing up for that vehicle upgrade on our wishlist, Happy New Model Season! From reliable sedans to sporty SUVs, Toyota’s 2022 lineup is welcoming some exciting vehicles. Whether you’re in...
October
14
October
14
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...
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...
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
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
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...
March
26
March
26
Have you ever shopped online for a product, only to see that the item you're after isn't available in your province? Shopping for a brand new car, in particular, can be tricky for many customers who live in smaller or more remote areas of town, especially outside of British Columbia. If you...
January
18
January
18
Small, reliable cars are plentiful. Most automakers offer a couple of small cars for customers to choose from, but few of these vehicles are anything to write home about. The majority of affordable sedans and hatchbacks are unexceptional and give you little value for your hard-earned dollar. The T...
January
04
January
04
There is a wacky rumour going around that the Toyota Tacoma isn’t as affordable as other pickup trucks on the road. Where do these wild ideas come from? In fact, the 2018 Toyota Tacoma is not only affordable, it’s a capable, safe, and the right size so it will still fit nicely in your dr...
December
20
December
20
Mountain living is a short drive from Vernon Toyota. Golden, Revelstoke, and other mountain towns are idyllic places to live for those who love the gorgeous scenery and live an active lifestyle. To live in a mountainous or rural area you’re going to need the right vehicle—and that’...

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