A stock photo of people using the available technology in a Toyota vehicle.

Do you know everything your Toyota vehicle can do? This blog will help

New Toyota Applications and Technology Videos 

Toyota has risen to its impressive level within the automotive industry by being on the cutting edge of available technology. In addition to making a smartphone-compatible infotainment system standard equipment in almost every 2020 vehicle, the automaker has gotten into the habit of developing new tools. These new Toyota applications and technology videos will help owners and potential owners get an idea of what these vehicles can do. The new Toyota App allows owners to control various vehicle features and functions regardless of where they are standing. Additionally, the 2020 Toyota Supra introduces some new features that will change the way performance drivers interact with its available technology. Our team has collected some of the more interesting videos the automaker has produced. If you want to see this technology demonstrated in person, make an appointment with us today.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A photo of the XSE badge used on the new 2021 Toyota Highlander XSE.

Toyota adds new trim grade to the Highlander lineup for 2021

New Features for the 2021 Toyota Highlander XSE 

The Toyota Highlander was just completely redesigned for the 2020 model year. Engineers and designers gave the updated Highlander a refreshed exterior, an updated technology package and revised interior dimensions. However, it appears that team couldn’t fit everything they wanted in the 2020 version, so they got a head-start of introducing something new for next year. The new features for the 2021 Toyota Highlander XSE have been chosen to help drivers combine the inherent practicality of the crossover SUV platform with the upscale interior appointments offered by a sport sedan. The 2021 Highlander will be the first time Toyota has produced an XSE version of the popular crossover SUV. Let’s see what we can expect to see when the 2021 Highlander XSE arrives to Toyota of Decatur.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Toyota helps buyers get a jump on vehicle research ahead of their next purchase

2020 Toyota Vehicle Comparison Videos 

The 2020 lineup of Toyota vehicles that have been delivered to the Serra Toyota of Decatur showroom is among the most exciting in recent memory. Almost without exception, each 2020 Toyota model we have at our facility is equipped with some of the most impressive connectivity technology available in the automotive industry. However, just because 2020 Toyota cars, trucks and SUVs are on the cutting edge of technology, that hasn’t stopped the competition from trying to close the gap. These 2020 Toyota vehicle comparison videos provides potential buyers with a place to start their research efforts. If customers have any questions, they should schedule an appointment with a Toyota of Decatur product expert today.   Read the rest of this entry >>

A head-on photo of the 2020 Toyota Camry with AWD on a snowy road.

The 2020 Camry AWD will be arriving in the very near future

Release Date for the 2020 Toyota Camry with AWD

The announcement that Toyota was going to be releasing a version of the Camry sedan, everyone working at the Toyota of Decatur showroom got pretty excited. Since the news broke back in November 2019, staff and customers alike have been wondering about the release date for the 2020 Toyota Camry with AWD. Unfortunately, we still don’t know the exact date that it will be delivered to the showroom but Toyota has recently said that it will arrive early this spring. Along with a more defined release date, the automaker has also let a few additional details about the updated platform out for public consumption. Let’s take a look at some of the new information about this new version of the popular sedan. Read the rest of this entry >>

A photo of the rear tailgate on the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime at the Chicago Auto Show.

Toyota stands out at the annual Chicago Auto Show — again!

What did Toyota display at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show? 

Just about every automaker in the world brings their best stuff to the Chicago Auto Show. However, Toyota is often among the finalists for the exposition’s best-in-show award. So, what did Toyota display at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show? The automaker brought the newest member of the RAV4 family and two new accessory packages that will help a select set of vehicles standout from the pack. Our dealership was lucky to have a correspondent visit this year’s Chicago Auto Show on our behalf. Here are a few photos that they sent back. If you like what you’ve seen so far, contact a Serra Toyota of Decatur product expert today to start the pre-ordering process.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A rear photo of the 2021 Toyota GR Supra 2.0 on a race track.

Toyota teases 2021 GR Supra with new engine options and specifications

What is Toyota changing for the 2021 GR Supra? 

Most automakers don’t make many, if any, major changes to a vehicle in its second year of production. Toyota didn’t climb to its position atop the automotive industry by following conventional wisdom. So, what is Toyota changing for the 2021 GR Supra? When the next Supra model year starts to arrive at the Serra Toyota of Decatur showroom, it will offer a new entry-level trim grade that has a brand-new engine that is attached to a lighter overall package. As if that weren’t enough, Toyota is also boosting the overall performance output of the top-end version of the Supra. A few of our product experts looked over a recent information release from the manufacturer so they can share it with our customers. Let’s take a look at what they found.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Toyota expands Nightshade gear to more vehicles for the 2021 model year

Is Toyota making new Nightshade Edition cars, trucks or SUVs? 

We’re not here to bang the drum of how Toyota is one of the world’s premier manufacturers of all kinds of automobiles that compete in just about every class of the industry – well, maybe just a few taps. With the 2020 Chicago Auto Show wrapping up earlier this week, we thought you’d like to take a look at another set of special edition vehicles that were on display in The Windy City. So, is Toyota making new Nightshade Edition car, trucks or SUVs? Yes, they are. Serra Toyota of Decatur customers will be able to add the Nightshade equipment to the 2021 models of the Toyota Tacoma, Toyota Tundra and Toyota Sequoia. To be sure, these specially outfitted versions of the highly capable Toyota vehicles are going to stand out from the rest of our inventory; here is what these vehicles have to offer.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A photo of the grille used by the 2021 Toyota Tundra Trail.

Toyota expanding certain special edition options for 2021 model year

What is the Trail Special Edition Package?

People who love the outdoors have often turned to Toyota vehicles to help get them to their favorite places. For the next model year, our manufacturing partner is putting a finer point on that idea with a trio of popular models that will be outfitted with several interesting features as standard equipment. So, what is the Trail Special Edition Package? Future Serra Toyota of Decatur customers will be able to have the 2021 models of the Toyota Tacoma, Tundra and 4Runner with the Trail Special Edition equipment this summer. All Trail models will start with the base SR5 trim of each vehicle and add accessories that will increase storage and convenience of the vehicles. Let’s take a look at what buyers can expect. Read the rest of this entry >>

A photo of the RAV4 Prime badge used on the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Are you ready for the next member of the RAV4 family to arrive?

How far can the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime go on its battery? 

The crossover SUV class of the global automotive industry is so densely packed that automakers are tripping over themselves to find innovative ways to stand out from the pack. Toyota is taking its most popular platform and combining it with its most popular fuel-efficiency technology to create something truly special and different. So, how far can the 2020 Toyota RAV4 Prime go on its battery? The 2021 RAV4 Prime takes the Toyota hybrid technology to the next level by offering plug-in battery charging. Owners of the coming 2021 RAV4 Prime will not only get the most efficient version of the crossover SUV but the most powerful iteration as well. Let’s take a closer look at what Serra Toyota of Decatur customers can expect to see.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A set photo from the Toyota big game commercial starring the Toyota Highlander.

There was more than one winner after Sunday’s big game

Who is driving the car in the Toyota Super Bowl ad? 

If one of your teams wasn’t playing in this year’s Super Bowl, you likely at least had some fun watching millions, if not billions of dollars being spent on advertising. Of course, everyone working at Toyota of Decatur show was really excited to see if our manufacturing partner was going to join the fray. We were surprised by the number of people who asked us, ‘Who is driving the car in the Toyota Super Bowl ad?’ Actress Cobie Smulders is behind the wheel. You might have previously seen her as Aunt Robin on ‘How I Met Your Mother,’ Agent Maria Hill in several Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies or in a relatively new show called ‘Stumptown.’ As fun as this commercial is, our team is more excited to talk about what the 2020 Toyota Highlander will have to offer potential buyers when its delivered.  Read the rest of this entry >>