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How bad could skipping oil changes really be? Bad. Very bad.

What happens if I don’t change my oil? 

If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it millions of times: The best way to keep your vehicle in peak condition is to keep up with regularly scheduled maintenance. At the top of that list is getting the oil changed, on time, every time. It would really surprise a lot of people to find out how many times someone in our service department gets asked, ‘What happens if I don’t change my oil?’ This is as terrifying of a question as there is in the automotive industry. Basically, a vehicle that doesn’t get regular oil changes will eventually cease to work. The engine will literally explode to some degree and the driver will be stranded on the side of the road. Let’s take a closer look at a few other things that you should know.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Curious about the Toyota class of 2021? Start with these videos

2021 Toyota Vehicle Product Videos 

The 2021 model year is shaping up to be one of the most memorable in the automaker’s long and storied history. Not only has Toyota completely changed the game by added a new hybrid crossover SUV to its lineup, matching a radical hybrid redesign of its popular minivan, but some of the core models also have some special things to offer. Our team came across these 2021 Toyota vehicle product videos that provide some unique insight into the 2021 Toyota Tundra and the 2021 Toyota RAV4If you think you’ll be starting the buying process for a new Toyota vehicle this year, we suggest starting with these videos. Both the 2021 Tundra and 2021 RAV4 will rank as some of the most technologically advanced models in their respective classes. If you have any questions, please make an appointment with a Lexington Toyota product expert today.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Let Toyota help you keep track of your service needs

What is the best way to track Toyota maintenance? 

If there is one drum we beat regularly, it’s the importance of keeping up with your vehicle’s regular maintenance. Reminders for oil changes are pretty straightforward, but what about more involved tasks. Do you know when the last time you had your tires rotated? This is important information. So, what is the best way to track Toyota maintenance? Toyota has dedicated some of its vast resources to develop an application that will help you know exactly where you stand in terms of what services need to be performed and when. Additionally, the same app can be used to access your vehicle’s owner’s manual. Our team found these videos that will go over how to use the Toyota App and its various features and functions. If you have any questions or need more help, please reach out to a Lexington Toyota product expert today.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Toyota could be adding another model to its lineup

Is the Toyota Grand Highlander going to be built? 

The Toyota Highlander was one of the charter members of the incredibly popular crossover SUV class of the automotive industry. Not only did the Highlander help popularize the segment, but it often set the bar for everyone else. Toyota has made some pretty significant upgrades for the Highlander in recent years. However, something even bigger (literally) could be on the horizon. One of our teammates was looking at the latest automotive industry news and started wondering, ‘Is the Toyota Grand Highlander going to be built?’ Joey Capparella of Car and Driver magazine seems to think this is a distinct possibility. Our manufacturing partner has recently filed paperwork to trademark the Grand Highlander name. Let’s take a look at what this might mean.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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The latest 4Runner is ready to take you anywhere

What comes with the 2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail? 

The Toyota 4Runner is a bit of a throwback to the old days, even in 2021. It is one of the last body-on-frame SUVs still in production and that is its secret to its nearly unbeatable off-road performance. For the new model year, Toyota is upping the game for the off-road-ready SUV market. So, what comes with the 2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail? The new Trail special edition of the Toyota 4Runner will be based on the SR5 trim grade and it will be equipped with a long list of outdoor accessories that will make camping or enjoying nature even better. Additionally, the 2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail can be had in four exterior colors, including Army Green, Cement, Midnight Black and Super White. Let’s take look at a few other things you might find interesting.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Toyota maintains towing capacity with the 2021 Sienna without sacrificing efficiency

How much will the 2021 Toyota Sienna tow? 

The all-new version of the Toyota Sienna that has arrived at the Lexington Toyota showroom is nothing short of incredible. It will be more efficient than any other model year, in addition to being lighter and nimbler while also remaining very comfortable for passengers. If you have concerns about the new minivan’s capability, including being curious how much the 2021 Toyota Sienna will tow, let the product experts at Lexington Toyota put those fears to rest. Our team has taken the opportunity to closely examine the vehicle’s performance and capability specs. They were very impressed, to put it mildly. Let’s go over a few things you might want to know.  Read the rest of this entry >>