Why aren’t more people talking about the Toyota Yaris?

2014 Toyota Yaris Grand Junction CO

2014 Toyota Yaris Grand Junction CO

The 2014 Toyota Yaris is a great option for those on a budget looking for a great vehicle.

The Yaris was first introduced in 1999, often times under the name of the Toyota Echo. The Yaris became more popular in 2005 when it was redesigned to be a little more contemporary and quirky. The Yaris was redesigned again in early 2011 to appeal to a younger, sportier, on-the-go generation. The 2014 Toyota Yaris Grand Junction CO was updated to include a roomier cabin and plenty of technological advancements.

This is a great option for someone who doesn’t need a lot of bells and whistles, and is looking for a reliable, easy-to-use vehicle at a great price. And with the Toyota name, you can’t go wrong. Read the rest of this entry >>

Three myths about the Toyota recall that need to be addressed

3 myths about Toyota recall

3 myths about toyota recall

The 2009 Toyota Corolla was recalled due to unintended acceleration issues.

When Toyota recalled millions of vehicles in 2009 and 2010 for reports of unintended acceleration, the auto industry was taken aback. How could this auto giant make such a big mistake? As a primary Toyota dealer in Grand Junction CO, we pride ourselves on our product. Here are the top 3 myths about the Toyota recall:

1. Toyota knew about and hid the acceleration problems since 2002

An issue that was referenced in Toyota recall investigation was about a glitch in the 2002-2003 Camry. Toyota manufacturers noticed the transmission torque converter was causing a rocking motion in the Camry, but Toyota addressed those issues and fixed the vehicles to fit industry standards. That had nothing to do with the unintended acceleration or throttle issues, and is not unique to Toyota vehicles. Read the rest of this entry >>

Toyota remains the world’s top-selling auto maker

2014 Toyota Corolla near Grand Junction CO

The 2014 Toyota Corolla near Grand Junction CO is available today at Western Slope Toyota.

Toyota reigns king for another year as the world’s top-selling auto maker. Close behind was GM in second place and Volkswagen in third.

Toyota executives set a hefty goal selling 10 million vehicles this year worldwide. No other auto maker has sold more than 10 million vehicles in a year. Ever.

The company expects sales to grow 3 percent in the U.S., and 20 percent in China. Read the rest of this entry >>

Top 5 smartphone apps for drivers

Top 5 smart phone apps for drivers

top 5 smartphone apps for drivers

A smart phone app helps drivers not only figure out directions, but much more.

Change is the only constant in the technology world. That applies to computers, phones and even vehicles. Every new vehicle on the market seems to have a new technological feature that ensures safety, economic gain and environmental value. Now days, even most older vehicles have some sort of advanced technology included. That’s why we think it’s important to know the top 5 smart phone apps for drivers: Read the rest of this entry >>