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Your Headlights Offer Brighter Beginnings

Periodically we like if you bring your vehicle in to Toyota Of Plano so that we can make sure that your vehicle is running efficiently and safely. This can include things like a routine oil change, topping off fluids like transmission fluid, oil and windshield wiper fluid or we can do things like change out your headlights and make sure you can see properly at night. Some people do the majority of their driving during the day and this is fine.

 

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Saving the Planet One Oil Change at a Time!

There is much to be said about those who are still following the 3,000 mile oil change myth that has been put into place several decades ago. These people are under the impression that by changing your oil, your vehicle will run more efficiently and thus not emit as many gases. In actuality, they aren't doing their vehicle any good. In fact, the 3,000 mile oil change myth has been debunked.

 

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What is Horsepower?

Horsepower is a basic unit of power, abbreviated as hp. It has a variety of definitions for different applications. In layman’s language, it can be explained as the power that a horse gives when pulling or the rate at which work is done. In technical terms, it has two commonly used definitions; metric horsepower and mechanical/imperial horsepower.

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4-Wheel Drive is the Ideal Choice for Your Family Vehicle


At Toyota Of Plano, we appreciate all the life-changes customers go through. When your family starts to expand, it may be time to upgrade to an SUV. SUVs are ideal for small and large families because they provide space, comfort, and a 4-wheel drive. Drive systems are often overlooked when choosing a vehicle, but here at Toyota Of Plano, we believe it is important to know the advantages they bring.
  • Hauling and towing. Families come with a lot of baggage. Luckily, 4-wheel drive is ideal for carrying anything. Whether it be luggage, groceries, bikes, or boxes.
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What to Know About the Condition of Your Tires

Did you know that by not having adequate tire tread depth on your tires you are increasing your chance at a blowout or an accident? Did you know that there are millions of drivers on the road who have inadequate tire tread depths on their tires and that while you are commuting to work that you are driving among them?

 

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Toyota Of Plano's Tips On The Correct Oil Change Interval


Changing the engine oil on your vehicle is an important maintenance process that you don't want to ignore. But you also don't want to do it too frequently either because there is no additional benefit to your engine for doing so, and you'll only spend more money doing that. Plus changing out oil that has to get disposed of more than necessary isn't good for the environment.

What Is The Correct Oil Change Interval?

Despite what an independent mechanic may tell you, you're usually able to go at least 5,000 miles between oil changes…
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Drive safely this winter season with the proper winter wiper blades

Replacing the windshield wipers and blades for the coming winter can save you both time and money throughout the cold months ahead. The standard wipers we use throughout the warmer months simply cannot handle the cold temperatures or the ice and snow that comes with them.

Standard wipers get frozen and hard and leave behind visually impairing streaks in their wake. These streaks make it almo

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Why Getting Your Tires Rotated is so Important

At Toyota of Plano in beautiful Plano, TX, we stress the importance of having your tires rotated every other oil change. We want your car to run smoothly, and keeping your tires from wearing unevenly will help the performance of your car. When you rotate your tires, you will get more life out of your tires.

If your tires wear down unevenly, you will be driving your car around on tires that aren't safe. On the other hand, if your tires are in good shape, your vehicle will be able to grip the ground better.

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Edmunds Falls Fast for First-Class 2017 Toyota Avalon

Has the search for your next automotive purchase led you to the full-size sedan segment? Well, if so, we here at Toyota of Plano think you should say hello to ours, the 2017 Avalon.

And why's that, exactly?

Pair up with the pundits over at Edmunds; they're here to explain it all:

Toyota definitely served up a slam-dunk with the Avalon's engine, a 3.5-liter V6.

Complemented by a six-speed automatic transmission, the V6 musters a stout 268 horsepower and 248 pound-feet of torque. Front-wheel drive is standard.

And we're pretty pleased with its fuel efficiency…

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