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Earning More Hardware: the 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Named the Best Hybrid SUV for the Money

Awards aren't just given out, they've got to be earned in Laredo. That makes Toyota all the more impressive. In our last post, we shared about the Prius winning the Eco-Friendly Car of the Year award; the 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is getting in on the action. U.S. News & World Report has named the RAV4 Hybrid the Best Hybrid SUV for the Money.

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When Should I Have My Brakes Checked? And Why?

You need to have your brakes inspected according to the schedule in your owner's manual. Also, they must be inspected and adjusted at the mileage designated by the maintenance schedule for your vehicle, or it might invalidate parts of the warranty if too much mileage passes before you have them inspected. This is to insure the correct operation of your brakes, and to insure the safety of you, your family, and others.

Brakes work by rubbing: the pad rubs against a disc or drum, and that friction causes the vehicle to slow or stop.

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Why Is That Engine Light On?

If you're driving your vehicle, and you suddenly see your amber colored "Check Engine" light go on, that doesn't mean the end of the world, or that your car's engine is ready to explode or need expensive repairs. If you decide to ignore the warning light, though, that might just happen. When the light does go on, pull over at your next safest convenient spot and check your gas cap, for the escaping vapors from a loose gas cap will cause the light to go on. If the light goes off after a few miles, you've…

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Care for the Environment in the Toyota Prius, the Eco-Friendly Car of the Year

Taking care of the environment is a big task! You can't do it all on your own, so Toyota is here to help. Enter, the 2017 Toyota Prius. The Prius is both environmentally conscious and practical. So much so that Cars.com has named the Prius the 2017 Eco-Friendly Car of the Year. Conservationists (and everyone else) in Laredo, take note.

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Be One of 8,600 Lucky Drivers

When it comes to the auto industry, many drivers ignore the high-profile world of limited edition vehicles, or models with limited production runs. Many people have heard of the Toyota 86 by now, but they may be unaware that with only 8,600 of them being made this year, being able to find one is no certainty. Here at Toyota of Laredo, we're incredibly excited about this model, and we hope to be able to deliver as many as we need to satisfy our customers.

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Enjoy Unexpected Perspectives with the 2017 Toyota Highlander

When drivers hit the roads of Laredo and other nearby areas, they'll generally have a good idea of what to expect, especially if they've lived in these areas for an extended amount of time. It's far from boring in Alice, Hebbronville, Cotulla, and all of Webb County, but drivers can still find themselves seeing the same things on their daily drives. With the new 2017 Toyota Highlander, drivers and passengers alike may find themselves enjoying entirely new sights, as they hit the road in search of the adventures that await.

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Four More Tips for a Fuel Efficient Drive in Your Toyota

 

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As it becomes more expensive to maintain your life, finding ways to save is more important than ever in Laredo. One way to do that is by utilizing tactics to make your drive more fuel efficient. In last week's post, we shared some tips to make your Toyota even more fuel efficient than it already is. We're back with four more!

Cut down on weight: The more cargo you pack into your Toyota, the more the engine has to work to carry it. Help…

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Three Tips for a Fuel Efficient Drive in Your Toyota

 

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Driving around Laredo, no one likes to see the needle on their gas tank sink lower and lower and lower. Toyota vehicles are already known for efficiency, but there are ways that you can be even more fuel efficient on the roads in Alice, Hebbronville, and Cotulla, and all around Webb County. Here are three tips for a fuel efficient drive:

Slow down: When you're cruising on the highway, there's more wind resistance that your engine has to power through the faster you go…

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Is the Giant Panda Really Not Endangered Anymore?

Whether you're a wildlife enthusiast, or you can't tell an armadillo from a coyote, you recognize the Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca). The charismatic black-and-white bear is unarguably cute, and it has served as an icon for conservation for decades. The panda's plight can get even the most apathetic interested in the environment -- nobody wants to tell their grandchildren they will never...

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Toyota Back at Yellowstone to Fund New Youth Campus Project

Last year, Toyota helped light up the Lamar Buffalo Ranch at Yellowstone National Park with an off-grid solar power source made with recycled Camry Hybrid batteries. This year, Toyota is back at the iconic park, once again helping out with a project that will help Yellowstone live up to its legacy of conservation.

A new youth campus is being built at the park to home participants in one of Yellowstone's...

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