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2022 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro steering wheel and dashboard

Does the new Toyota Tundra pickup truck have wireless Apple CarPlay®?

2022 Toyota Tundra multimedia and connectivity features

The popular Tundra pickup truck has been given a fresh redesign from the bottom up for the 2022 model year, and there are a lot of exciting features to discuss! Ahead of its release toward the end of 2021, Toyota has released a great deal of information about this beastly truck. Here at Salinas Toyota, we’re excited to show off what this vehicle has to offer to drivers in the central California and coastal areas. We discussed the towing and payload capacities earlier, and now we wanted to dig deeper into the 2022 Toyota Tundra multimedia and connectivity features. 

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2022 Toyota Tundra towing a Toyota trailer

What are the maximum towing and payload capacities of the new Tundra?

How much can the 2022 Toyota Tundra tow and haul?

Toyota has been getting everyone revved up for the unveiling of the next-generation Toyota Tundra for quite a while, and now, finally, the secret is out! The automaker has finally given us a good look at the new design and released information on what to expect from its powertrains and other features, and we here at Salinas Toyota are excited to see it in person. One of the major characteristics of any pickup truck is its towing and payload capacity for those who expect to use it for what it’s meant for—carrying hefty loads for work and for play. How much can the 2022 Toyota Tundra tow and haul? Read ahead for the details. 

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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime parked outside a nice building

California drivers can participate in a special program

What is the Toyota Clean Assist EV Charging Program?

Clean driving is something we value at Salinas Toyota and is something that tends to be valued by California drivers in general. That’s why hybrid vehicles and electric vehicles are so popular around here, in addition to how efficient and cost-effective they are. The RAV4 Prime and the Prius Prime are great examples of such automobiles. It is the aspect of the low emissions offered by electric vehicles that is at the heart of the Toyota Clean Assist EV Charging, which is offered only in California. What is this program? We have a video from Toyota explaining this unique program. 

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2022 Toyota Corolla Cross crossing a bridge

What is the fuel efficiency of the new Corolla Cross?

2022 Toyota Corolla Cross fuel economy by trim

You may have heard by now that the Corolla umbrella is welcoming a new vehicle to the mix—the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross! This new model brings the compact car efficiency that the Corolla is known for into a compact crossover SUV package. We are excited to welcome it here at Salinas Toyota in Salinas, CA as the year winds down, and in the meantime, we wanted to go over some of what makes this crossover so special—the fuel economy numbers. Can a crossover version of the Corolla live up to such high fuel economy specifications? Continue reading for a breakdown of the numbers for the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross fuel economy by trim.  

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2022 Toyota Corolla Cross exterior front passenger side

What are the features of the new Corolla Cross trims?

2022 Toyota Corolla Cross trim level comparison

The Toyota Corolla has made quite a name for itself in the compact car world. We sure love it in the Salinas, CA area, with its remarkable fuel efficiency perfect for city driving and coastal commuting alike. Now the Corolla is all set and ready to make a mark in the compact crossover world, too. The brand-new 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross joins the Corolla family as a compact crossover with style and pricing that budget-conscious drivers will love. It’s arriving in dealerships across the United States in the fourth quarter of 2021, and ahead of that, we wanted to take a look at a 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross trim level comparison to get you informed. 

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Image of the exterior shot of the 2022 Toyota Prius Prime

A Look at the 2022 Toyota Prius Prime

Explore the 2022 Toyota Prius Prime through this Video

The 2022 Toyota Prius Prime has been the center of several debates and discussions lately. If reports are to be believed, the 2022 Prius Prime shall come with a hoard of fresh enhancements and upgrades. Among the plethora of exciting features that the Prius Prime is all set to come with, in the 2022 model year, a warmed front door directing, and rear chair vacationers seem to have caused quite a stir in the industry. Let us explore the 2022 Toyota Prius Prime through a short video featuring its highlights.

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Image of cars at a service center

Car Maintenance Tips to Help Your Car Stand the Test of Time

What are Some Important Car Maintenance Tips to Follow?

Getting your hands on the car that you have always dreamt of is just the very beginning of your journey as a car owner. There is so much more that you need to do to ensure that your coveted car is in its best condition. Buying a car is a long-term investment and therefore, it is imperative that you, as the humble owner of the car, follow a few maintenance tips that can help your car stand the test of time. If you have been looking for such tips for a while now, you have come to the right place. Read through the rest of the entry to find some of the most efficacious car maintenance tips and take a look at our inventory at Salinas Toyota to get behind the wheels of your favorite car.

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Two people in front of the 2022 Toyota Prius

Features and Specifications of the 2022 Toyota Prius

What Do We Know About the 2022 Toyota Prius So Far?

Automobile enthusiasts might be a tad disappointed in case they were expecting a makeover of the Toyota Prius in its 2022 model year. One thing that we know about the 2022 Prius is that it is not going to be much of a departure, at least in design, from its previous model year. However, that is no reason for your interest to fizzle out because the 2022 Prius has the Nightshade Edition. Most other Toyota models have always had a Nightshade Edition besides the other colors. Therefore, it is not entirely a new concept. But if you were looking for an elegant-looking Toyota all in black, the 2022 Prius might just be the one for you. That said, let us learn about all that we know so far about the 2022 Toyota Prius in the rest of the article. And once, you are done with your research, check out the inventory of the new Toyota models at Salinas Toyota.

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2022 Toyota Corolla Apex driving in street at night

What’s inside the new Corolla Apex?

Video walk-through of the 2022 Toyota Corolla Apex

We love the Toyota Corolla here at Salinas Toyota. The Toyota Corolla has been an efficient and reliable daily driver for commuters for many years, in Salinas, CA, and around the globe, and that continues into the upcoming model year. But the Corolla can also offer quite an exhilarating ride, as demonstrated by the 2022 Toyota Corolla Apex model. Its features are impressive, and you’ll love the drive once you get behind the wheel. Take a look at this video walk-through of the 2022 Toyota Corolla Apex. 

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hand holding smartphone with Toyota Collision Assistance app on phone with help is here and instructions and a Toyota car in the background

Mobile Collision Assistance debuts from Toyota

Does Toyota offer assistance after a collision?

The moments after a collision, even a fender-bender, can be stressful and frightening to say the least. Your mind can be flying in a million different directions, wondering what just happened and what to do next. Whether it’s in Salinas, CA, or anywhere else in the country, it can be stressful. There’s a new guidance system on the way from Toyota for its mobile app users, and it is a way for the automaker to offer assistance after a collision. Read ahead for the details from Salinas Toyota. 

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