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Save Gas By Following These Tips From Toyota

Toyota makes a number of vehicles that are conservative when it comes to burning fuel. The company has a few tips that we at Elgin Toyota would like to share with you to make sure that you are maximizing your fuel economy. For example, you should try to drive on highways or other areas where you can maintain your speed.

This can be done by creating a plan each day that allows you to drive as few miles as possible. For instance, you could choose to do your grocery shopping at the store next to the bank instead of the…

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How to Rotate Tires

Rotating tires is an important part of your car care routine, and yet, many Streamwood and Schaumburg drivers find themselves pushing off those routine service appointments. But if you learn the basics behind how to rotate tires, you'll see why so many technicians recommend this simple task. From enhanced handling to a longer lifespan, rotating tires can have a huge effect on your car's performance. Find out how often to rotate tires with Elgin Toyota today, and schedule your service at any time.

 

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Why is My Car Leaking Fluid?

If you've noticed puddles under your vehicle, you might be wondering, "Why is my car leaking and how can I stop it?" If you can't tell the difference between a power steering fluid leak and simple condensation, there's no need to fear! The first step is to take a look at the color of the fluid. Is it dark or light? Does it have a strange odor? While clear and colorless fluid is likely just water, any other color can be cause for concern. So once you've gathered some data, take a look at our cheat…

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How to Check Your Oil

Everyone knows that checking oil is an important task in annual car maintenance, but not every driver know exactly how to do it. But, learning how to check your oil has tons of benefits. Not only can you keep your car in top shape, but you have total control over the process when you take oil changes into your own hands. Plus, you can save quite a bit when you go the DIY route! Let's dive into exactly how to check oil and when to get your first oil change.

 

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Being Able to See At Night With the Toyota 4Runner

While we can look at the appearance features of the vehicle for how well it makes the vehicle appear to people, we at Elgin Toyota see the purpose behind the features of the 2019 Toyota 4Runner. The features not only show a vehicle that is great looking and tough, but also a vehicle that is creative.

One of the features that is very useful for the driver is the projector beam headlights which make it easier for you to see where you are going while driving in the dark. These headlights are accompanied by a smoke trim that makes it…

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The Toyota Yaris's Exterior Features

For more than 20 years, Toyota has led the subcompact car class with its popular Yaris, a tidy four-door hatchback design that holds its own around town or on the highway while still offering plenty of visual appeal in its exterior engineering.

With its smooth curves and aerodynamic styling, the Yaris presents drivers with a classic design. The rear of the car features a chrome-tipped exhaust pipe, with the LE and XLE trims adding a rear spoiler for reducing drag. The rear tail lights combine both brake and signaling functions into one unit.

 

 

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Trust The Toyota C-HR To Get The Job Done Right

Toyota has spared no expense in the marketing, research, and development of the new Toyota C-HR model vehicle that they have released for 2019. As a matter of fact, the company wants every single person who is part of the Toyota family to check it out.

From the 17-inch steel wheels with excellent tires to the rain-sensing windshield wipers, this is a vehicle that is second to none. It is sleek and stylish in ways that other practical vehicles are not. You can have it as your primary vehicle that you take to work on a daily basis and at…
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Cold Weather Car Maintenance Tips

Before the worst of the winter hits the Streamwood and Schaumburg areas, brush up on our cold weather car maintenance tips to protect your vehicle from the rough conditions. The right preparation can keep your car in top shape, even through the bitter cold temperatures and ice-covered streets. At Elgin Toyota, we're happy to share our top winter car accessories and winterize car services to keep you safe this season. Find out all about how to winterize your car like a pro!
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Toyota 86 Interior Features That Stand Out in a Crowd!

What do you look for in a new car? Is it performance, power or technology? Or are you a driver that is all about looks and interior features? If any or all of these things play a part in your decision, come to Elgin Toyota and check out the new Toyota 86. You’ll love everything about it but will be particularly impressed with its beautiful interior features.

The Toyota 86 has some mighty nice interior features starting with the front dash and door panels, which are covered with a smooth and elegant suede-like fabric. The sporty front seats, which…
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OEM vs. Aftermarket Parts

If you need a replacement part for your car, you have a lot of options. In fact, customers from Streamwood to Schaumburg often visit us overwhelmed by the many brands on the market today - so we'll keep it simple. What's the difference between OEM vs. aftermarket parts, and which should you choose?

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