Western Slope Toyota Makes Finding Camry Tires Easier

new tires for Toyota Corolla

Low rolling resistance tires like this one can do wonders for your car’s fuel-economy.

New Tires for a Toyota Camry

In an earlier Western Slope Toyota Blog post, we talked about how your car’s battery is really the unsung hero of the whole show. However, your tires really do much of the yeoman’s work. The real heavy lifting, if you will. Your tires are your first line of defense when it comes to making emergency maneuvers to avoid road obstacles and the role they play in helping your car stop when you hit the brakes cannot be overstated. With all that literally rides on your tires, when it comes time to find new tires for a Toyota Camry, where should you start? Western Slope Toyota has some information that might make your search for tires a little less daunting. Read the rest of this entry >>

Your Car Battery: The Untold Story

Toyota car battery

The battery in your Toyota vehicle is the unsung hero of the show.

Toyota Car Battery

Excuse us for getting a bit metaphorical for a second, but for the moment think of your car like a popular rock and roll band. The engine is the lead singer and gets all of the attention. The brakes and other safety systems are the security guys that keep everyone as safe as possible. Your transmission is the drummer. But the unsung hero of the show is your car’s battery, playing the role of the roadie that sets everything up. You can have the best and most clean running engine on the planet, but without a battery to get it started, there is nothing happening. We will explain how this explains why getting Toyota car battery service at Western Slope Toyota is important. Read the rest of this entry >>

OEM vs. Factory Parts, Which Are Better?

using factory parts vs. aftermarket parts

When you have your car worked on at Western Slope Toyota, we will always use genuine Toyota parts.

Using factory vs. aftermarket parts

Beyond the quality of customer service and the decades of knowledge that our highly trained team of service technicians possess, one of the major advantages of having your new or used Toyota car, truck or SUV serviced or mechanically repaired at Western Slope Toyota is that we always use genuine Toyota original equipment parts. Toyota factory built parts have the advantage of being built specifically for the specific Toyota model that you own and have been tested and engineered by the home office to very tight tolerances and standards. However, that still leaves some room for debate of using factory parts vs. aftermarket parts. Read the rest of this entry >>

2014 Toyota Corolla Released Amid Spectacle

2014 Toyota Corolla

If the 2014 Toyota Corolla does anything, it will turn heads going down the road.

2014 Toyota Corolla

The Toyota Corolla could easily be classified as a workhorse vehicle. In the nearly 50 years it has been sold, nearly 40 million units have been bought and sold worldwide. With that kind of resume, it is easy to become complacent and let the very name and reputations of the vehicle do the heavy lifting. That kind of thinking is not what has made Toyota the global automotive juggernaut it is today and they are not about to start thinking like that any time soon. In an event filled with the pomp and circumstance of a Las Vegas show, Toyota revealed the 2014 Toyota Corolla to an excited crowd at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, CA on June 6. Read the rest of this entry >>

Camry Hybrid out performs Sonata Hybrid

Toyota Camry Hybrid vs. Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

The Toyota Camry Hybrid can travel under the power of its electric engine during most city driving conditions.

Toyota Camry Hybrid vs. Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Toyota’s excellent fleet of hybrid vehicles has been the pinnacle of environmentally-friendly automobiles, evidenced by the nearly 2 million hybrid cars that have been sold worldwide. In the United States, the Toyota Prius Family of hybrid cars proved to a skeptical public that affordable gas/electric hybrid cars were not fantasy, but instead a viable product that will create demand for it. Toyota has taken the lessons learned from the success of the Prius and applied it to many of their popular nameplates. This was such a revolutionary idea that our competitors have jumped on the bandwagon. Today we are going to compare the Toyota Camry Hybrid vs. the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid to see how our technology stands up against the competition. Read the rest of this entry >>