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The 2021 Sienna makes some very important changes for the coming model year

Performance and Fuel Economy Estimates for the 2021 Toyota Sienna 

The Toyota Sienna already makes a strong case for being the most capable minivan on the market today. In fact, it is not terribly uncommon for a Toyota of Decatur customers to trade-in their current Sienna for the newest model available in the showroom. We have recently received the performance and fuel economy estimates for the 2021 Toyota Sienna and when potential customers get a chance to read them, our team anticipates this cycle continuing for another model year. It has been a few years since the Sienna got a facelift from Toyota and the 2021 model will stand out from previous model years with a bold exterior aesthetic and a wealth of new features. Let’s take a look at what buyers can expect to see.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Take a peek at the next step of Toyota technology with Remote Connect

How do I set up Toyota Remote Connect with my smartwatch? 

Technology is moving very quickly in the automotive industry. The first major upgrade came with the introduction of smartphone integration for applications from the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites of applications. More recently, Toyota has started a partnership with Amazon to extend the reach of a customer’s Alexa smart home digital assistant. The newly introduced Remote Connect system can help a driver know how much fuel is left in the tank and operate several features. If you’re wondering, ‘How do I set up Toyota Remote Connect with my smartwatch,’ we have some videos for you to watch. The steps are very easy to follow and clearly laid out in these materials. Let us know today if you have any questions.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Are you excited to learn more about the newest Toyota hybrid crossover?

What features will the 2021 Toyota Venza have available? 

The Venza name is one that has been used before by the automaker but it’s getting a major upgrade over its previous iteration. What was once a wagon has been reborn as a crossover SUV that will only by powered by a hybrid powertrain. Since the all-new crossover SUV platform was announced earlier in May, our team has been getting a lot of questions asking, ‘What features will the 2020 Toyota Venza have available?’ Toyota of Decatur product experts have been very excited to get this new information to as many hands as possible. The new crossover SUV with a familiar name will be equipped with the latest technology Toyota has to offer. Let’s take a look at what we can expect to see.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Looking for something to do on Memorial Day, check out a state park!

Are state parks near Decatur, AL open on Memorial Day? 

The long Memorial Day weekend is coming up very soon. If you’ve been staying more than usual you might be tempted to take the family for a day trip for some hiking or fishing. So, are state parks near Decatur, AL open on Memorial Day? Yes, they are. However, some facilities and attractions may be closed. If you have a particular destination in mind, you might want to call the park’s information line and make further inquiries. Are you interested in taking a look at a new Toyota car, truck or SUV? The Toyota of Decatur showroom will be open on Memorial. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead so we can have the vehicles they want to look at all cleaned and ready to go.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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The 2020 Sienna continues its tradition of swagger

How does the 2020 Toyota Sienna compare to other minivans? 

There was a time when minivans ruled school pick-up and drop-off areas. For better or worse, that time has largely passed. Despite the change to buyers’ tastes, minivans like the Toyota Sienna are still the most comfortable way to transport a lot people and/or a lot of cargo. The vehicles remaining in the segment are very closely matched. So, how does the 2020 Toyota Sienna compare to other minivans? Our friends at Toyota have anticipated this question and produced a couple of videos to help answer that question. The 2020 Sienna is the only minivan on the market that offers all-wheel-drive and other features. Take a look at these videos for some additional information. Also, if you’re looking for an even more advanced minivan platform, the 2021 Sienna could be the answer.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Get ready for some new members of the Toyota family for 2021

What are the new 2021 Toyota hybrid vehicles? 

Toyota might be more closely associated with hybrid vehicles than any other automaker today. On May 18, the automaker held an exciting presentation at its facility in Plano, Texas to unveil some new fuel-saving vehicle options. So, what are the new 2021 Toyota hybrid vehicles? First, the manufacturer is reviving the Venza name, as an all new midsize crossover SUV that is only available as a hybrid. Next up, Toyota is adapting the Sienna to meet the needs of families by offering it with a hybrid version. There is some preliminary information available about both of these vehicles and Toyota of Decatur product experts are very excited to let customers know about both of vehicles. Let’s take a look at what they found.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Don’t forget to schedule your lease-end inspection

How do I schedule a Toyota end of lease inspection? 

Toyota Financial Services has designed its vehicle leasing program to be easy to use so that people will want to continue to want to take advantage of the service. A major component of the process comes at the end when the vehicle is inspected. A common question to come into the showroom is, ‘How do I schedule a Toyota end of lease inspection?’ Our team then thought it would be a good idea to answer this question on our blog. It’s basically a one-step process. Lease holders can contact Toyota Financial Services by calling 855-406-9937. Customers will need to have their vehicle’s vehicle identification number (VIN) as well as their Toyota Financial Services account number. Let’s take a look at some information you may need.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Toyota introduces new incentives to help customers find a new vehicle

Toyota Financial Incentives and Service Available in Decatur, AL 

Toyota of Decatur is very excited about working with our manufacturing partner and its financial services arm to help people afford a new vehicle during these uncertain timesThese new Toyota financial incentives and services available in Decatur, AL should help our customers find an affordable lease option for a vehicle that should meet their needs or budget. Also, we’re here to remind you that the Toyota of Decatur Service Department is open and ready to help you with any problem your vehicle might be having. Our service team can also safely disinfect your vehicle so you can find some peace of mind that the inside of your car, truck or SUV is as clean as possible. If you have any questions, please let us know today by calling 256-274-4354.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Alabama opens up beaches for limited use

FAQs about Alabama Beaches during COVID-19 

After experiencing several weeks of quarantine, there are lot of people who are going to be eager to get out of the house and head to the beach. This is permissible under the safer at home order that Governor Kay Ivey has put in place. Just because people are allowed to begin to venture outside, there are still plenty of FAQs about Alabama beaches during COVID-19. A few of the product experts at Toyota of Decatur did a little research to find out the most important information to people. This blog is for basic information only and all questions about more specific issues should be directed at the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.   Read the rest of this entry >>

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The end of a Toyota lease could be the start of a new journey

What can I do when my Toyota lease ends? 

Leasing a vehicle has become increasingly more popular with Toyota of Decatur customers. There are several reasons people will choose to enter into a Toyota lease over traditional financing. Some of these reasons include lower monthly payments, several available service benefits and the ability to almost always have the latest model in the driveway. If you’re wondering, ‘What can I do when my Toyota lease ends,’ the financial experts at Toyota of Decatur have the answers you’re looking for. Basically, there are three choices a lease holder can make, start a new lease, return their lease and walk away or purchase the vehicle they have been driving for the last several years. Let’s take a closer look at what these choices mean.  Read the rest of this entry >>