Watch Toyota Unveil New FT-AC Crossover Live Online

By blogsadmin | Posted in Concept Cars on Friday, November 17th, 2017 at 9:14 PM
2017 LA Auto Show Toyota FT-AC Concept Teaser

The 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show is generally seen as the official kick-off of the auto show season, and it is fast-approaching. Toyota has already announced that it plans to unveil a brand-new crossover concept, the FT-AC (Future Toyota Adventure Concept), and we can only imagine what else they have in store for us. For those of you who can’t make it out to LA for the show but want to see the brand-new vehicle unveiled, you can watch it live online right here on the Arlington Toyota website. The video below is the live stream embedded, so just bookmark this page and come back to it at the proper date and time – November 30th at 11:00 a.m. CST. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Winterize Your Toyota Car

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips & Tricks on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 7:37 PM

We probably should’ve gotten a post like this up much earlier than the middle of November, but fortunately, we’ve not yet had much of a winter season to worry about! So, we thought we’d dive into some of our best tips & tricks for getting your Toyota vehicle ready for our first snowfall and the many that are sure to follow that one. If you’re trying to figure out how best to winterize your car – Toyota or not – this information is certainly for you! Read the rest of this entry »

2017 Toyota Prius Specs & Features

By blogsadmin | Posted in Toyota Prius on Monday, November 13th, 2017 at 6:25 PM
2017 Toyota Prius Exterior Passenger Side Profile surrounded by people

While we wait for information on the 2018 model, which we expect to be a carryover – though, considering no information has been released yet, it could already be undergoing a minor facelift – we thought we’d dive into some of the specs & features available in the 2017 Toyota Prius. The sophomore year of the all-new Prius, sportier and offering a better blend of performance and efficiency than ever before, makes an excellent choice for any driver. Read the rest of this entry »

What’s new in the 2018 Toyota Sienna?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Toyota Sienna on Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 10:05 PM
2018 Toyota Sienna Exterior Rear Passenger Side Profile

Much earlier this year, we got our first glimpse at the 2018 Toyota Sienna and shared what little information we had gathered with all of you. But now, we’ve been given a better look and thought we’d dive a little more specifically into what’s new in the updated & refreshed minivan. With a bit of revised styling, several new features and plenty more to make it a worthy choice in the minivan segment, we cannot wait for the 2018 Sienna to arrive right here in Palatine. Read the rest of this entry »

Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving 2017 Palatine IL

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 9:56 PM

It might be difficult to believe, but 2017 is quickly coming to an end. But before we get there, we have Thanksgiving to look forward to! The biggest feast of the year, for many, we know not everybody wants to spend all day cooking an extravagant meal. So, if you’re looking for some restaurant options that might be open for the holiday near Palatine IL, we’ve got some ideas for you to keep in mind. Read the rest of this entry »

2018 Toyota C-HR Specs & Features

By blogsadmin | Posted in Toyota C-HR on Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 7:48 PM
2018 Toyota C-HR Exterior Front Driver Side Profile

When it comes to the 2018 Toyota lineup, one of the most exciting vehicles available is without a doubt the brand-new C-HR. The Compact High Rider is the brand’s first foray into the subcompact crossover segment, and its diamond-inspired exterior design makes it one of the most attractive vehicles the brand has to offer. We thought we’d dive into some of the exciting specs & features that make up the 2018 Toyota C-HR, to give you a better idea of what it delivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Toyota at the 2017 SEMA Show Photo Gallery

By blogsadmin | Posted in Concept Cars on Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 2:57 PM
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Every year, the industry gathers in Sin City, specifically at the Las Vegas Convention Center, for an epic display of not only what automobile manufacturers are capable of but of what their vehicles are capable of when some of the industry’s best aftermarket specialists get their hands on them. This year, Toyota brought a whopping 18 vehicles to the display, mostly different versions of the all-new 2018 Toyota Camry, but a few 2018 C-HR models as well. Among the models were Camry models designed by Toyota NASCAR stars, an R-Tuned C-HR, and many others. We’ve put together the photo gallery below to give you a glimpse into what happened at the 2017 SEMA Show this week! Read the rest of this entry »

Updates on Toyota Research Institute Driverless Technology Advancements

By blogsadmin | Posted in Technology on Monday, October 30th, 2017 at 6:37 PM
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Last month, we filled you in on the progress that the Toyota Research Institute, or TRI, has been making in terms of automated vehicles and driverless technology. TRI isn’t slowing down on their advancements, as they continue to test their technologies and push the limits of autonomous driving. So, we thought we’d give you some updates on what TRI is working on, specifically on their new partnership with GoMentum Station. Read the rest of this entry »

2018 Toyota Yaris iA Specs & Features

By blogsadmin | Posted in Toyota Yaris on Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 6:54 PM
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A majority of the Toyota lineup has now moved into the 2018 model year, though there are a few stragglers. One model that squeaked through the cracks was the 2018 Toyota Yaris iA, and we couldn’t be more pleased that it’s available right here at Arlington Toyota. We thought we’d dive into some of its specs & features to give you a better idea of what the newest model is capable of. Read the rest of this entry »

What is the best Halloween Candy?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips & Tricks on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 8:35 PM
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Are you, like many of us out there, unsure of what’s “hip” and “cool” these days? The times are constantly changing, and it becomes increasingly difficult to stay up to date on what the kids like. For example, candy. Maybe when you were a kid, your favorite things to get were caramel apples, candy corn and black licorice. But if you opened your door and presented that type of haul to a group of little zombies and white walkers today, you’d surely receive the dirtiest of looks. So, in this day and age, what are the best Halloween candy types to give out? We’re here to help. Read the rest of this entry »