Archive for the ‘Fuel Efficiency’ Category

Toyota Prius named most efficient hybrid by Consumer Reports, sets new MPG standard

Monday, June 20th, 2016
2016 Toyota Prius driving

2016 Toyota Prius Miles Per Gallon and Starting Price

The redesigned 2016 Toyota Prius offers improvements throughout the vehicle—the hybrid is more powerful, equipped with better safety features, and fitted with a larger, more comfortable interior. The flashy new exterior styling with sharp lines also gives the vehicle a more edgy, contemporary feel for a completely transformed Prius. However, the vehicle’s greatest improvement involves the hybrid’s fuel economy. Continue reading for more information about the 2016 Toyota Prius miles per gallon and starting price.


2017 Toyota Prius Prime Electric Range

Monday, March 28th, 2016
2017 Toyota Prius Prime Electric Range

Toyota recently announced the 2017 Prius Prime at the New York International Auto Show. The redesigned Plug-in Hybrid features futuristic green technology that drivers can benefit from in the present and a fuel-saving hybrid powertrain that delivers two times the electric range of the outgoing model. Watch the Prius Prime’s debut here:


2016 Toyota Rav4 Fuel Economy for AWD and FWD models

Friday, January 29th, 2016
2016 Toyota Rav4 Fuel Economy for AWD and FWD models

When you’re considering your next vehicle, there are a lot of factors that come to mind, and since you’ll ideally be driving this thing for a long time, you want to hit all the big marks. If you’ve set your sights on the compact crossover market, chances are you’re looking for something that’s got that family-friendly blend of a car-like feel with plenty of cargo space at your disposal. Capability may also factor in – perhaps you’re thinking an AWD option might be nice. (more…)

Toyota’s Fuel Cell Vehicle

Thursday, January 28th, 2016
Toyota Mirai Technologies Western Slope Toyota, grand junction co

Toyota Mirai Technologies

Each new car on the market has the latest and greatest technology features and the Mirai is no exception. From top to bottom, bumper to bumper the Toyota Mirai has technologies no other hybrid even comes close to. This fuel cell vehicle is the first of its kind to be sold in the United States after 20 years of testing.


When can we expect the Toyota Rav4 Hybrid dealership arrival date?

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
2016 toyota rav4 hybrid arrival date

If you’re interested in hybrid technology and its incredible fuel (and money!) saving potential, but you just can’t live without the space and capability offered in a larger crossover/SUV-type vehicle, you certainly aren’t alone. Luckily, you now have an option that gives you the best of both worlds: the 2016 Rav4 Hybrid!

We’re excited to offer this option to our Grand Junction CO drivers, but we bet you’re wondering when that’ll be! We’ll give you the highlights that we know about this model so far, and try to zero in on when you can expect the Toyota Rav4 Hybrid dealership arrival date so that you can schedule your test drive! (more…)

Official Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle release date Grand Junction CO

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
Official Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle release date grand junction co

The Toyota Mirai is an exciting new vehicle that will be powered by hydrogen.

Being an innovator is exactly what Toyota is known for, and the always-impressive motor company has taken the industry by leaps and bounds in order to keep its name and reputation as one of the most forward-thinking companies around.

One of the most impressive and innovative vehicles being produced by Toyota is the Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle, of which Toyota began production at the end of February, but unfortunately those looking for an official Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Vehicle release date Grand Junction CO will have to wait awhile… maybe even 2 years… as orders are already almost reaching 2,000 vehicles! (more…)

Make a resolution this year to be more efficient with an electric Toyota

Friday, December 12th, 2014
electric Toyota models for sale near Grand Junction CO

The electric Toyota Highlander is a great vehicle for families.

Electric Toyota models for sale near Grand Junction CO

The start of a new year is the perfect time to get a new vehicle, especially if you’re looking into getting one that is more fuel-efficient than your current vehicle. If that is the case, you should also look into getting a Toyota because they are some of the most fuel-efficient models on the automotive market.

The great thing about getting a Toyota is that there are also a number of electric Toyota models for sale near Grand Junction CO at Western Slope Toyota. For example, almost all of the most popular Toyota models come in an electric model including the Rav4, the Avalon, the Camry, the Highlander and of course, the Prius. (more…)

What does it mean to be a Fuel Cell Vehicle?

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

The Toyota FCV is going to be a revolutionary vehicle in the automotive industry. See how it works here!

What is the Toyota FCV Fuel Cell Vehicle

We’re always looking for ways to save money and reduce our carbon footprint at Western Slope Toyota. We’re excited to offer a number of extremely fuel efficient vehicles, such as the 2015 Toyota Prius and the 2015 Toyota Camry, but there is another vehicle that comes to mind when we put Toyota and fuel efficient in the same sentence: the Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle.

What is Toyota FCV Fuel Cell Vehicle

Explore what the FCV does and how it works.

What is the Toyota FCV Fuel Cell Vehicle, you ask? Well, it is a completely electric four-door sedan that makes its own electricity. The Toyota FCV was named by Popular Science to be the winner of the 2014 Best of What’s New in the automotive industry. The Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle uses the same hybrid technology that is in all other Toyota hybrid drive systems, but replaces the gas engine with a fuel cell stack. This vehicle isn’t yet a reality, but we’d expect to see it cruising the streets of California late next year.

The Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) takes less than five minutes to refuel and has a range of 300 miles. Another notable fact is that the only emissions from the tailpipe is water vapor, which is a first in the automotive industry. (more…)

The 2016 Toyota Prius Hybrid could see implementation of racing technology

Monday, November 10th, 2014

2016 Toyota Prius Hybrid release date in Grand Junction CO2016 Toyota Prius Hybrid release date in Grand Junction CO

For the 2016 model year, rumors are that the Toyota Prius Hybrid could use technology that is featured in vehicles meant solely for racing. That could mean improved power, improved speed and improved performance, which, let’s face it, will make the 2016 Toyota Prius Hybrid release date in Grand Junction CO a little more exciting.

We think the 2016 Toyota Prius Hybrid will still be extremely fuel efficient, as that is the whole reason drivers typically want to get a Prius, but it will also feature some advanced tools that will give it a competitive edge when it comes to the racing circuit.

2016 Toyota Prius Hybrid release date in Grand Junction CO

The Toyota Prius Hybrid is a great, fuel-efficient vehicle.


Could alternative energies become more popular in the US?

Thursday, September 11th, 2014
Toyota hydrogen powered car

The Toyota Prius is one of the most current fuel efficient vehicles.

Toyota hydrogen powered car

When you think of an environmentally friendly vehicle, you most likely think of something similar to the Toyota Prius, are we right? Well, you’re not wrong in thinking that because the Prius is indeed a wonderfully environmentally friendly vehicle. However, in recent years, there have become many more types of environmentally friendly vehicles such as electric vehicles (EV) and, more recently, hydrogen-powered vehicles.

A hydrogen-powered vehicle is not yet on the market, but Toyota is toying with the idea. The Japanese-based automaker is experimenting with the popularity of hydrogen power, as most of the country is attempting to use hydrogen to power everyday items. The Toyota hydrogen powered car isn’t necessarily something that will make it to the American auto market anytime soon, but the fact that this world-renowned automaker is seriously experimenting with other forms of energy makes us excited that someday we could see such a technology. (more…)