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Take Advantage of ToyotaCare's Great Benefits

When you buy or lease one of our new Toyota models, you get more than a quality automobile. You also get a free two-year subscription to the ToyotaCare program that takes care of your vehicle's regular maintenance and provides roadside assistance service when you need help on the road.

The ToyotaCare program represents a substantial savings to you as a car owner when you take advantage of the no-cost maintenance services. They include motor oil changes, tire rotations, multi-point inspections, and fluid checks. 

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The 2018 Toyota RAV4 Tech Features Make Your Journeys Easier

The Toyota RAV4 model range has been around for a long time, and for good reason. This popular crossover vehicle combines some of the most desirable features of full-size trucks and cars. The 2018 Toyota RAV4 cab-section offers you heated, electronically adjustable front seats that make long trips more comfortable. With a push of a button, you can adjust your personal climate and your seat configuration to your personal tastes.

 

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Toyota Highlander: For the Steep Road Ahead

Sometimes the road you travel is not always nice and flat. Often, there are steep hills and mountains to climb, and you need a vehicle that can handle them with ease. The new Toyota Highlander has performance features that make this midsize SUV able to handle anything the road ahead brings.

The Toyota Highlander model’s 3.5L direct injection V6 has the power to climb even the steepest hills with ease. The electronic on-demand all-wheel drive system with intelligence places the power where you need it. 

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When is it Time to Check Your Suspension?

The suspension of a vehicle serves the dual purpose of providing a comfortable ride and easing the vehicle's management. When the suspension starts to wear down, not only are we less comfortable, but we are also driving a vehicle that is harder to maneuver and is less safe on the road.

There are three main components of the suspension: the springs which absorb energy, the dampers which dissipate energy and the anti-roll bars. Springs are usually coil springs and the dampers are items like shock absorbers and struts. 

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A Guide to Car Parts: Servicing Your Differential

Your car engine oil gets maintenance every 3,000 to 5,000 miles, right? You change the oil, check the fluids, and balance the tires. However, do you check the car differentials?

A car's differential can be found at the front or rear wheel. It is made of lubricated gears that turn your driveshaft and axles so that your wheels work. That means it is pretty important for getting your car from here to there. Many people do not check the car differentials until something starts to stick when they drive or the car completely won't move forward…

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Toyota Camry Has Provided Generations of Fun and Enjoyment

The Toyota Camry is not just any other midsize sedan. It’s been a part of the American driving experience for eight generations, and it is the most-widely seen vehicle on the roads in Helena.

The reason so many Camry’s are seen is because drivers continually want a vehicle that is made for them. The Camry is a “drivers" vehicle. And the 2018 model takes it to an entirely higher level with the redesigned interior. 

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Toyota Tundra Safety Features

If you are shopping for a new vehicle that will provide you with transportation but also with a safe means for driving around your family, then Toyota is the manufacturer to go with. Their vehicles are manufactured with their customers in mind. Not only do you get the latest and greatest technology, but you will also be able to rest assured knowing that your new vehicle comes with the best safety features that are available to date.

When it comes to driving safely and being aware of things that are around you, you will love the rear-view camera and lane…

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4WD and AWD Are Not Exactly the Same Thing

All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive are basically the same thing, right? Well, not exactly. There are differences both in how they function and what they are best suited for.

An all-wheel drive vehicle stays in all-wheel mode all of the time. It uses a front, center, and rear differential and electronically monitors the traction of each wheel. If slippage is detected, it reroutes the power to compensate for that. This setup is most commonly used in cars and crossovers. 

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When Should You Change Your Oil?

A commonly asked question that our Toyota service team gets here at Helena Toyota, is how often drivers should change their oil. While it is true that in the past it was always best practice to change your engine oil every 3,000 miles, new developments in automotive technology have increased oil lifespan dramatically.

While you should always consult your vehicles manual for the proper service mileage, it is generally a safe bet that modern cars can go up to 7,500 or even 10,000 miles using the same oil. This is due to new additives in synthetically blended…

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Helena Toyota is Your Service Partner for Life

We like to think of our customers as more than just the next paycheck. We consider you our life partners because we want your next car to come from us. We also want you to recommend your friends. This is why we provide excellent servicing for not just your car, but you as well.

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