Archive for the ‘Toyota News’ Category

How to set up and connect to the Wi-Fi hotspot in your Toyota vehicle

Monday, January 21st, 2019
Steering wheel and dashboard of 2019 Toyota Corolla

Toyota’s influence in the automotive world is one that has been well-documented throughout the years, especially when it comes to longevity and innovation. It’s not uncommon to see older Toyota vehicles on the road even today, simply because they’re built to last for what feels like forever; still, there are definite advantages to going with a brand-new Toyota model, one such being the all-new option for built-in internet that these vehicles offer. If you’re wondering how you can get connected, we’re here to help. Join TPA today as we show you how to set up and connect to the Wi-Fi hotspot in your Toyota vehicle!   (more…)

Will the 2019 Toyota Prius have All-Wheel Drive?

Friday, December 14th, 2018
Profile view of blue 2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e parked in snow

2019 Toyota Prius All-Wheel Drive features and operation

Ever ready and willing to innovate, the Toyota model line has put much development into ensuring that each one of its vehicles is ready to perform under any situation or condition. If you’re in the market for favorite hybrid models like the Prius, we’ve got some exciting news for you – it’s set to be more capable than ever before for the new model year. To see what we mean, come with us today and check out the 2019 Toyota Prius All-Wheel Drive features and operation! (more…)

Toyota Vehicles Will Feature Amazon Alexa in Future

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
Entune system inside of a toyota scamry

Toyota Introduces Amazon Alexa Into Select Models

Toyota has always been technology forward when it comes to new cars, and this new announcement is continuing that tradition. Toyota has recently announced that Amazon Alexa will be featured in select Toyota and Lexus models, that feature Toyota Entune. Drivers will be able to talk hands free to Amazon Alexa in select 2018 Toyota and Lexus models, and more in the future. Alexa allows the driver to ask for things like directions, control entertainment, get the latest news updates, add items to shopping lists or notes, and much more. Toyotas Entune 3.0 will also be featured in certain cars going forward.


Will Toyota release a new off-roading vehicle soon?

Monday, December 11th, 2017
Long shot of green Toyota FT-AC concept model parked in field with daylight surrounding

Toyota FT-AC auto show debut and feature preview 

Across its long, storied and iconic history, the Toyota family has grown from humble beginnings to become a dominant force in the world of transportation. We depend on the brand to not just get us from Point A to B but to do so with style, grace, and grittiness should the situation call for it. With this in mind, you’ll be happy to learn about the model line’s newest development, recently unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show. We’re talking about the FT-AC concept, and its feature preview will unlock a wealth of cool new innovations that you can expect. Come check it out with our Toyota Palo Alto team today! (more…)

Toyota Corolla iM Named One of the Top 10 Coolest Cars

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
2017_Toyota_Corolla_iM_coolest car

One of the newest, most affordable cars on the Toyota lineup has earned the no. 7 spot on the list of the Top 10 Coolest News Cars Under $18,000. Each year, Kelley Blue Book’s puts together a list of cars that are both fun to drive and fun to own, which are great ways to describe the 2017 Toyota Corolla iM. (more…)

2018 Toyota RAV4 Exclusive Chicago Auto Show Images

Thursday, February 9th, 2017
2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure reveal Chicago Auto Show

It’s the opening day of the Chicago Auto Show, and Toyota was first to take the stage with an exciting reveal of the all-new 2018 RAV4 Adventure. This crossover is specifically designed for the adventure-seeking drivers that are looking to take their RAV4 off the beaten path. It will be available on dealership lots across the U.S. this September 2017. (more…)

Toyota Vehicles at the 2017 North American International Auto Show

Monday, January 9th, 2017
2017 North American International Auto Show Toyota

It’s that time of year again; car enthusiasts around the globe are heading to Detroit for the 2017 North American International Auto Show. Toyota has quite a presence at the show with more than 45 vehicles on display including the all-new 2018 Camry and the first-ever Toyota C-HR. Be sure to stay tuned to our blog here at Magnussen’s Toyota Palo Alto for the latest news from Toyota. (more…)

Skiing Tips for Squaw Valley

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
Skiing Tips for Squaw Valley

While it might not be ski season here in Palo Alto, there are some exciting skiing opportunity just a few hours away at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. To help you get ready for your next ski excursion, Toyota has put together some videos and guides with the help of American freestyle skier Jonny Moseley. Check them out below! (more…)

First look at the Toyota C-HR

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
First look at the Toyota C-HR

Toyota recently revealed the all-new 2018 C-HR at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show. Today we’re going to take a first look at the 2018 Toyota C-HR and when you can except it to arrive at a dealership near you. (more…)

What kind of engine does the 2017 Highlander have?

Thursday, October 6th, 2016
What kind of engine does the 2017 Highlander have?

The 2017 Toyota Highlander release date is right around the corner, but there is still a lot to be learned about this new vehicle. Today we’re going to take a look at some of these upgrades and changes, including what kind of engines will be available with the 2017 Highlander. (more…)