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Why are Tire Rotations Important?

Rotating your tires improves safety and can save you money. You may not think about it or realize this, but rotating your tires makes you safer on the road. This is because it will make your vehicle handle better. You are probably familiar with the feeling of a smoother ride right after you rotate your tires. That is because your vehicle's tires will be more evenly worn and less bumpy on the road after a tire rotation takes place.

Besides improving safety, tire rotations can stretch your dollar when it comes to tire replacements.

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Service is Better at a Toyota Dealership

Service is better when you choose a dealership to handle your auto repairs. Why is dealership service so good? We know your vehicle. Our professional technicians are certified with your make and model in mind. They receive factory training on each specific vehicle. This allows our technicians to understand your vehicle.

Our technicians utilize the right tools to correct issues. They are aware of various factory recalls that could be causing issues, and even understand the difference between factory and out of market parts. We utilize only genuine OEM parts for repair.

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Edmunds Delivers Need-to-Know Details About 2017 Toyota Avalon

Has the hunt for your next daily driver led you to the full-size sedan segment? Well, if so, we here at Toyota of Louisville think might like to meet ours, the 2017 Avalon.

"Why?" you wonder.

Receive that answer from our friends at Edmunds; their critique of the Avalon is available in the clip below:

When it comes to the Avalon's engine, 3.5-liter V6, we feel Toyota hit an out-of-the-park homerun.

Teaming with a six-speed automatic transmission, the V6 produces a peppy 268 horsepower and 248 pound-feet of torque. Front-wheel drive is standard.

And we can't knock…

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Hybrid sports car concept vehicle to be revealed in Tokyo

The Tokyo Motor Show is underway and Toyota has revealed some big plans. On display, Toyota has a hydrogen-powered bus and a hydrogen-powered SUV. Along with those vehicles, Toyota is showing its new GR HV Sports Concept, a hybrid sports car that features a 2.4-liter, turbocharged V-6 gas engine combined with a 8MJ hybrid system.

Picture the classic Toyota Supra or Toyota Celica, and you have a pretty good idea of where the idea for the GR HV Sports Concept comes from with some nice exterior features. 

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Get Your Oil Changed Like You Mean it

If you haven't checked your oil in a while, or if you haven't even given it a second thought, then it's time to check it. You should make it a habit and part of your routine to inspect your oil regularly. Keep an eye on how the color looks, because if it isn't the usual amber color, then it is probably time to take it to our service team here at Toyota of Louisville soon.

 
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GAP Insurance and Your New Toyota Model

If you’re considering financing a new or used vehicle, you may want to purchase GAP insurance through your insurer. Unlike standard comprehensive insurance, GAP insurance covers the difference between the value of your vehicle and the amount remaining on your car loan. This is extremely beneficial if your vehicle is either stolen or totaled in an accident.

 
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Have You Considered a Used Hybrid or Electric Car?

Since Toyota has a remarkable lineup of hybrid and electric vehicles, you may want to consider a used electric or hybrid vehicle when purchasing your next car. Since you may have an overall cheaper monthly car cost when it comes to the upkeep of an electric and hybrid vehicle, in the long run, you may be able to save more. If you were to buy a used electric or hybrid car, you are still getting the efficiency that the vehicle offers, but at a reduced price than what it would be to buy it new...

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AAA Study Confirms Synthetic Oil Really is Better for Your Engine

It has long been debated by car owners whether the cost of synthetic oil is truly worth it. Synthetic oil first came on the market over four decades ago, and has been steadily on the rise in popularity, boasting incredible properties that make it superior to conventional motor oil.

Despite this, many vehicle owners still don't see the value—as many as 44 percent of Americans, according to an AAA…

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