Category Archives: Winter Driving

how does the toyota avalon handle in the snow

How does the Toyota Avalon handle in the snow?

If you’ve got your eye on the Toyota Avalon but you’re not sure whether it’s the right vehicle for you all year round, we’ve got some helpful information that should help you determine whether the flagship Toyota sedan has what it takes to be your new ride, whatever the weather may bring. Specifically, how does the Toyota Avalon handle in the snow? That’s the burning (or perhaps freezing) question on a car shopper’s mind in our sometimes-snowy climate, so we’re bringing you some facts about the Avalon so you can decide for yourself!

We’ve broken the Avalon’s winter readiness down into two categories: safety, first and foremost, and also comfort. Read the rest of this entry >>

3 Tips for surviving a vehicle breakdown in winter

Tips for surviving a vehicle breakdown in winter

What if this happened to you in the middle of winter?

Driving a car or even just being a passenger inside of one can bring its fair share of dangers.  There are many things that can happen to us when we are on the road in our vehicles, some of which is out our control.  One of the most dangerous situations that can occur is having your car breakdown with no help for miles.  This may not seem like a deadly threat but what if it happened to you in the middle of winter?  Make it through the dangerous ordeal with these 3 tips for surviving a vehicle breakdown in winter from Western Slope Toyota.

3 Tips for surviving a vehicle breakdown in winter

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3 tips to avoid a pileup

3 tips to avoid a pileup this winter

Winter driving requires slower driving speeds to stay safe.

Winter driving is dangerous, the roads get slippery and weather can change in an instant.  During bad weather it is always recommended that you don’t drive but sometimes you have to risk getting behind the wheel in bad weather so you can get home or to go work.  So how do you stay safe on the road and avoid being in a pileup when driving conditions get bad?  These 3 tips to avoid a pileup from Western Slope Toyota will help keep you from a being involved in a pileup on the highway this winter.

3 tips to Avoid a pileup

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Best SUVs for driving in the snow

Toyota Land Cruiser

A new Toyota SUV will take on any winter road condition.

Driving in the winter can be pretty brutal sometimes, especially if you don’t have a vehicle that can take on winter roads.  There are many SUVs and trucks out there to choose from so the choice can be difficult.  If you are looking for a new car, truck or SUV and would like to buy something that can take on winter road conditions, this is going to be perfect for you.  Here is a list of the best SUVs for driving in the snow.

Best SUVs for Driving in the Snow

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